Test Kitchen: Pineapple barbecue chicken

When it’s summertime, I like my meals to be a little tropical. I know you might not want to turn on your oven in July, but I like this recipe because it’s low-effort. There aren’t many ingredients, you don’t have to chop anything, and you mostly can forget about it once you stick it in the oven.

Time to party

The Massillon Museum once again is hosting its annual island party as a thank you to city residents. This year’s event is scheduled for 6 to 11 p.m. July 20 outside the museum and will feature a pig roast and entertainment from the Jackson High School Steel Drum Band and reggae group Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band.

Renovating the Corbel House

For more than a decade, Lynn Troyer and her husband thought about buying the run-down cottage next door. They watched the property, which they categorize as a century home, change hands before deciding to purchase the house themselves.

Love, acceptance and heroism

“The Hunchback of Notre Dame” is at the Players Guild Theatre. The Players Guild Theatre is bringing a story of unconditional love, acceptance and heroism to its main stage.

Test Kitchen: Chicken & guacamole enchiladas

Happy Cinco de Mayo month! Let’s make enchiladas. I have cooked enchiladas once before (the salsa verde variety, not the red-sauce kind), but I opted for this recipe because it also incorporates guacamole, which is on the short list of my favorite foods.

Family-friendly illusions

The 27th annual Comedy, Magic and Illusion Show is coming to Canton this month. A magicians’ convention and battle will run here May 3 through 5, and the related Comedy, Magic and Illusion Show will be held at the Canton Palace Theatre on May 5 and May 6.

Test Kitchen: Blueberry pecan pancake bread pudding

My preferred brunch food usually falls in the pancakes/waffles/French toast category, so when I stumbled on a recipe for blueberry pecan pancake bread pudding, I had to try it. The concept is similar to French toast and cinnamon roll casseroles I’ve made before. You prepare your bread element and then soak it in a custard mixture for several hours before baking the whole thing.

Art with a mission | African Menagerie

A panoramic painting of African wildlife is coming to Canton. “African Menagerie—The Inquisition” will run April 26 through July 15 at the Canton Museum of Art. The touring exhibit created by American artist Brian Jarvi is considered art with a mission, because it is intended to draw attention to wildlife extinction.