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Welcome To Mansfield’s New Holiday Radio Station

7 Nov , 2019  

iHeartMedia/Ashland-Mansfield Debuts ”Christmas 107.7”

iHeartMedia/Ashland-Mansfield Debuts ”Christmas 107.7” iHeartMedia/Ashland-Mansfield, OH, flips Classic Rock WXXF-FM to all holiday programming as the new “Christmas 107.7 FM,” effective immediately. The new station will air Christmas songs including fan favorites such as “Holly Jolly Christmas” from Burl Ives, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” from Andy Williams and “All I Want for Christmas” from Mariah Carey, 24/7 through December 25.

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Remembering Percy Hall With Beautiful Music

27 Aug , 2019  

Earlier this year, Mansfield lost a local icon of the arts. Percy Hall was many things to many people; a music educator at both Madison and Mansfield Senior High Schools; his service playing in and leading numerous music ensembles; his reach to young musicians across the country as a composer and arranger of band and orchestra music; and much more. Read More

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INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Announces Daily Set Times and Stages

7 Jun , 2019  

The INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival will return to the historic Ohio State Reformatory, a.k.a. Shawshank Prison, in Mansfield, OH, on July 12, 13 and 14. This year’s massive line-up will be led by none other than colossal rock bands Shinedown, Godsmack, and Five Finger Death Punch. Quickly becoming one of the nation’s premier rock festivals, INKCARCERATION will feature over 30 bands on two outdoor stages, 70 tattoo artists, reformatory tours, gourmet food trucks, the best drinks and for the first time, the haunted house attraction, Escape from Blood Prison. INKCARCERATION has now announced the daily set times and stages for performing bands. Read More

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Mid-Ohio Opera Announces 2019 Season

14 Jan , 2019  

There’s something old and something new with upcoming productions for Mid-Ohio Opera. The 2019 season line-up has been announced and includes classical and modern works. Read More

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INKCARCERATION Back At OSR For A Second Year; Dates Announced

16 Nov , 2018  

Numerous sites reported on Thursday that the INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival will be back for a second year this coming summer, again at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield. Read More

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The Sound Of Success: Mansfielder Takes First Place In Vocal Competition

8 Nov , 2018  

Ohio Wesleyan University student Rachel Ballitch ’18 has a lot to sing about these days -- and Richland County has reason to be proud as it adds to its storied history in vocal music. The Mansfield resident just earned first place in the Senior Women Division of the Ohio Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Vocal Competition. Read More

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Renaissance Theatre Organ In Concert

30 Sep , 2018  

Theatre organist Jelani Eddington will perform at the Renaissance Theatre in a concert called “The Symphonic Wurlitzer” on October 6 at 2:30 PM.  Presented by The Western Reserve Theatre Organ Society and the Renaissance Performing Arts Association, Jelani will enthrall audiences with his dazzling technique and most beloved pieces. Read More

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Schools

Fall Theatre Productions At OSU Mansfield: Humor And Melody

16 Sep , 2018  

This fall, the Theatre Department at The Ohio State University at Mansfield is presenting two different productions that will lift the spirit and provide a wonderful evening’s entertainment. The first is the Department’s presentation of “The Importance of Being Earnest” by Oscar Wilde. This is one of the greatest comedies by one of the greatest comic wits of the English language. It was first performed in London in 1895, and has lines which are among the best-known of any play. Read More

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It’ll Be Bluegrass And Country At The Fairgrounds

18 Aug , 2018  

One of the area’s largest bluegrass and music festivals is coming to Mansfield next week, and the lineup is joined by nightly family activities. It’s the 2018 edition of the Mansfield JamFest, bringing more acts and fun to the Richland County Fairgrounds. This year’s JamFest runs from August 21 to 25. Read More

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Downtown, History & Tourism

When Mansfield Welcomed: John Philip Sousa

30 Jul , 2018  

John Philip Sousa was a musician whose reputation remains strong almost a century after his death. The scene must have been extraordinary that late October evening in 1892, over 125 years ago, when Sousa came to town. The venue was the brand-new Memorial Opera House, a 565 seat auditorium situated in what was later the site of the Madison Theatre, and is now the parking lot of the Solders and Sailors Memorial Building on Park Avenue West. Read More

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Lex Senior Wins Singing Contest At The Ren

30 Mar , 2018  

Lexington High School freshman Ellie Nickoli was chosen by the audience and musicians as the winner of the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra’s Bach to Rock® Singing Contest at the March 24 concert. As winner of the contest, Nickoli will be invited to perform on the 2018-2019 OhioHealth Symphony Series. Read More

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Jazz And Song On A Sunday Afternoon

18 Mar , 2018  

You know the tunes and the words – the Great American Song Book contains some of the best known popular and jazz melodies from the first part of the twentieth century. Hear them again this afternoon, as the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library shares “Just Jazz Live” as a part of its Music @ Main series. Read More

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Richland County Fair Announces Headline Entertainment

10 Mar , 2018  

You might think that it’s a bit early to think about the annual Richland County Fair. It’s certainly not too early for the organizers, however, or for those wanting to purchase entertainment tickets. In fact, tickets for the headline performing group go on sale in less than a month. Read More

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Choral Music For A Sunny Sunday

4 Mar , 2018  

Mansfield and Richland County have a long history of producing classically-trained musicians and supporting musical institutions, from the Mansfield Symphony Orchestra to arts programs in local schools. One long-time repository of local musical tradition is in the number and quality of musical ensembles that enhance the area’s faith communities. Read More

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