State of the Arts


State of the Arts, hosted by ArtsNow, will be held on Dec. 15, from 5-7 p.m., at the Akron Civic Theatre. State of the Arts will feature a strolling cocktail hour with various artists and entertainment. After the cocktail hour, ArtsNow Executive Director Nicole Mullet will give a brief arts update and honor two advocates for arts and culture in Summit County including Theresa Carter, receiving the Distinguished Patron award, and Gregg Mervis, receiving the ArtsNow Visionary Leader award. For ticket prices and information, visit