Bigger Than A Breadbox: The NewsSpeak Edition

Bigger Than A Breadbox: The NewsSpeak Edition

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Wandering Aesthetics’
Electric Pressure Cooker Presents…
“Bigger Than a Breadbox: Akron’s Legends of Tomorrow”
A Knight Arts Project


EXTRA! EXTRA! Spread the news!!!

Join Wandering Aesthetics at Summit Artspace in Downtown Akron for another powerful "edition" of Bigger Than a Breadbox, Akron’s rousing variety show.

Building on the success of Wandering Aesthetics’ reoccurring Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret (#EPCooker), Bigger Than a Breadbox is a vaudeville-style variety show that harkens back to one of the earliest forms of entertainment available to Akronites.

DATE & TIME

March 16, 2019
Doors/Bar/Vendors: 6:00 pm
Performance: 7:00 pm

LOCATION

Summit Artspace
140 E. Market St.
Akron, OH 44308

PRICE

$20.00 per ticket (1)
$30 per pair of tickets (2)
Tickets are available at www.akronbreadbox.com or at the door. For pay-what-you-can tickets or more information, please call 330.612.3090 or email info@watheatre.com.

ABOUT "The NewsSpeak Edition"

Akron is Peace
Akron is Freedom
Akron is Strength

On March 16th, the Akritical Report goes live!

“NewsSpeak”, the fourth #AkronBreadbox production, features a diverse array of local artistic talent as they "report on" some of Akron's biggest news stories. Or all of this could be... “FAKE NEWS”.

This live vaudeville performance explores Akron’s deep journalism roots and celebrates some of Northeast Ohio's most talented artists.

Featuring dance, theatre, music, sketch comedy, poetry, art (and a few surprises), this variety show has something for everyone!

Come early to grab a drink and visit a fine selection of local art and craft vendors!

THE LINE-UP

News Anchor: Tyson Sebree

National News: Students from Cleveland School of the Arts (Theatre, directed by India Nicole Burton)

Sports: Steve Brightman & Theresa Göttl Brightman (Poetry)

Entertainment: Zach Freidhof (Music)

Fashion & Style: Students from North High (Multicultural Fashion Show)

Weather: The Weather Girls featuring Queer Abby, Poppy Poison and Cherrie Sorbet (Burlesque)

THE VENDORS

Teal Rose Boutique, Handmade Items

CJ's Shimmering Sensations VIP, Jewelry

Creations by Dick and Jane, Jewelry & Watches

ABOUT #AkronBreadbox

Bigger Than a Breadbox is a dynamic quarterly event that celebrates artistic excellence and unites audiences through affordable access to a revolving lineup of high quality performers. Breadbox tours Akron, creating performances that are comprised of acts selected from the #EPCooker and the neighborhood where each production is held. Acts reflect a diverse array of talent and all performers are paid. Shows include 8 – 10 acts that range from 10 – 20 minutes.

“Wandering Aesthetics’ Electric Pressure Cooker Presents…Bigger Than a Breadbox” was made possible, in part, by a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, as part of its Knight Arts Challenge.

Visit akronbreadbox.com for a full list of our sponsors and funders.

ABOUT WANDERING AESTHETICS

It is the mission of Wandering Aesthetics to transform our community by strengthening human connection, empathy, and intellectual discourse through storytelling, live performance, classes, and other high-quality cultural encounters.

Dreamt into being on the mountains of Appalachia, where founders Benjamin Rexroad and Kyle Jozsa completed a thru-hike of the 2,185.9-mile Appalachian Trail, Wandering Aesthetics rose (like an overused cliché) from the ashes of Heads Up Productions. The organization is an Akron, Ohio-based storytelling theatre company bent on exploring our American roots and identity through the lens of narrative. We build community through person-to-person contact, connecting disparate peoples through events and performance, investigating the human link in our diverse cultural heritage. For more, visit http://www.watheatre.com.

ABOUT THE KNIGHT ARTS CHALLENGE

The Knight Arts Challenge funds the best ideas for engaging and enriching Akron through the arts.

For more information visit: www.knightarts.org

About the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation

Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts. We believe that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged. For more, visit knightfoundation.org.

This Bigger Than a Breadbox has been made possible through grants and support from:

Akron Community Foundation
The Akron/Summit Convention and Visitors Bureau
GAR Foundation
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
Junior Leadership Akron
Ohio Arts Council
Summit Artspace

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