The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2


Ana Popovic sings into her mic at The Kent Stage on Feb. 13, 2023.

Ana Popovic fills Kent Stage with blues

Kyle Kuchta, Reporter February 14, 2023

Returning once again to the Kent Stage, Serbia native Ana Popovic and her band have performed blues music in Kent for over 10 years.   Popovic has always exceeded expectations when performing...

Photo Courtesy of Robert Burford.

Kent Blues Fest is back in town

Sam Wright Reporter July 17, 2021

The Kent Blues Fest will be taking place on Saturday, July 17. The free live music will be located at 23 indoor and outdoor venues all over Kent. The 2020 Blues Festival was canceled because of the COVID-19...

Photo courtesy of The Kent Stage Facebook.

Kent Stage reopening after renovations bring it back to life

Sam Wright Reporter July 6, 2021

Kent Stage is out with the old and in with the new as renovations are making the building come back to life. Entertainment has been brought to Northeast Ohio at Kent Stage since 2002. Live music will...

Flashs Food Garden was started in 2017 by Christopher Post of Kent State Stark.

Flash’s Food Garden helping the community one vegetable at a time

Sam Wright Reporter June 30, 2021

Kent State Stark students make a difference by planting fresh vegetables for the community. The Flash’s Food Garden started back in 2017 with a three-week summer class and has been a part of the Stark...

Musicians have hope that live events, such as concerts, can resume in the near future.

Musicians remain optimistic despite pandemic threatening return of live events

Lindsey Vlasic Reporter February 23, 2021

According to Nielsen, about 32 million people attend at least one concert every year in the United States, and now that number is almost non-existent. There is, however, hope for a recovery of live events...

Music venues cater to community members

Erin Zaranec January 18, 2017

Most students don’t start their weekend strolls into downtown Kent until long after the sun has set, often times preparing for a night of drinking with friends. Before the chaos of a Kent Saturday night...

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