Aug. 22 - Aug. 29

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MUSEUMS Akron Art Museum The Wanda Hunt Band at 7:30 tonight and Alex Bevan at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 29 as part of the museums Downtown @ Dusk series. Museum hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. 70 E. Market St., Akron. 376-9185. Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, noon to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 1834 East 123rd St., University Circle, next to Lakeview Cemetery. (216) 721-9020. Canton Museum of Art The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, from 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Located at 1001 Market Ave. North, Canton 44702. For more information, call (330) 453-7666. Childrens Museum of Cleveland Ongoing exhibit Big Red Barn explores life on a farm. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. 10730 Euclid Ave., (216) 791-KIDS. Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursdays. Suggested admission is $4 for adults and $3 for senior citizens and students. Children 12 and under and center members are free. All visitors are free Fridays. Located at 8501 Carnegie Ave. (second floor of the Cleveland Playhouse complex), Cleveland. (216) 421-8671. Cleveland Museum of Art Raphael and His Age: Drawings from the Palais des Beaux-Arts opens Sunday and runs through Nov. 3. Battle of the Nudes: Pollaiuolos Master Renaissance Engraving opens Sunday and runs through Oct. 27. Househunting: Photographs by Todd Hido runs through Sept. 25. Hido is a Kent native. Le Dejeuner sur lHerbre, a Surrealist work by painter Max Ernst now on view. Looking at Children: Photographs from the Permanent Collection on display through Dec. 4. Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art, 1964-1977 runs through Sept. 8. Located at 11150 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland. (216) 421-7350. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Dragonflies and Damselflies art exhibit through Sept. 21. Extreme Stars and Super Stars are current planetarium shows running through Aug. 31. Planetarium tickets are $3 with museum admission. Museum hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, Cleveland. $3.50-$6.50. (216) 231-4600. The College of Wooster Art Museum Ann Hamilton: Tracing Language, a selection of photographs, video and sculpture opens Tuesday and runs through Oct. 6. Located in the Ebert Art Center, 1220 Beall Ave. The museum is open from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The Great Lakes Science Center Titanic: The exhibition runs through Sept. 2. Admission to the science center is $15.95 for adults and $10.95 for children. Located at 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland (216) 694-2000. Inventure Place, National Inventors Hall of Fame 221 S. Broadway St. Akron. (330) 849-6872. Kent State University Museum The Artistry of Adrian: Hollywoods Celebrated Design Innovator runs through Dec. 8. Collecting Cup Plates: A Loan Exhibition from the Thomas E. Kruggel Collection in the Tarter/Millre Gallery, Mandala and Temple: Sacred Archtecture in Tibet, Pulitzers and Portraits, treasured photographs by Paul Tople, The Hours of the Woman of Leisure, Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home Since 1876 and Of Men and Their Elegance, all run through Dec. 15. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. Thursday. 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Noon to 4:45 p.m. Sunday. 10 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $3 for children 7-18. Located in Rockwell Hall at Lincoln and East Main streets, Kent. $3$5. 6723450. MAPS Air Museum Museum features restored WWII aircraft, aircraft under restoration and aviation artifacts. Museum hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays; 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays. 5359 Massillon Road, North Canton. Donation requested. (330) 896-6332. McDonough Museum of Art Museum hours: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Youngstown State University, across from Butler Institute of American Art. (330) 742-1400. McKinley Museum Mothers Little Helper exhibit, featuring toys from the past several decades, runs through Labor Day. Aliens Asteroid Strikes & UFOs Science or Silliness, at 6:45 p.m. each day. Located at 800 McKinley Monument Dr., NW, Canton. (330) 455-7043. National Packard Museum For more information, call (330) 3941899 or visit www. packardmuseum.org. Museum is located at 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Portage County Historical Society New exhibits: Antique medical feeders, displays from Windham, Mantua and Randolph Township. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Fifty Years of Rock and Roll exhibit runs throughout 2002. For more information, call (888) 764-ROCK. Solomon Carter House Museum The 1835 Greek Revival style showcases the 19th century lifestyles of families living in the Western Reserve. Steamship William G. Mather Museum Admission of $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $3 for students and children aged 5 to 18. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, except Wednesdays, when the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays, when it is open from noon to 5 p.m. in June, July and August. Located at 1001 East Ninth Street Pier, Cleveland. For information, call (216) 574-9053. The Strickland House Museum The 1869 brick Italianate style home displays the furnishings of the time period and the increase in properity enjoyed after the Civil War. Museum hours are 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday at 6549 N. Chestnut in Ravenna. (330) 296-3523. Western Reserve Historical Society Cleveland Crimes runs through Oct. 6. Silken Treasures: A Selection of Gowns by Fortuny runs through Sept. 2. Cocktails and Suburban Culture runs through Sept. 9. Motorcycle enthusiasts can marvel at the displays including Evel Knievels motorcycle at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum. Gallery tours are at 1 p.m. Saturdays. 10825 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland. $5-$7.50. (216) 721-5722. MUSIC Akron Civic Theater Tickets now are on sale for three WKSU-sponsored events: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder on Nov. 7, NPRs comedy news quiz Wait Wait ... Dont Tell Me live on stage April 3 and WhadYa Know? May 17. The Civic Theater has been closed for a year for a $22.1 million renovation project. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. For information, call (330) 535-3179. Akron Symphony For more information, call (330) 535-8131. Blossom All Tchaikovsky at 8:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are between $35 and $17. Shostakovich and Dvorak at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are between $33 and $16. Tickets for either concert can be purchased by calling the Severance Hall Box Office at (800) 686-1141 or at ticketmaster by calling (330) 945-9400. Bradys Cafe Open Mic Nite hosted by Jack Somers every Wednesday from 8 to 11 p.m., $1 cover charge. Call during the day for a 15 minute spot to perform.; tonight from 8 to 11 p.m. Alaina, CD release.; Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. Jacob Word and the Community 5. No cover charge, pass the hat.; Aug. 30 from 8 to 11 p.m. Abraham, of Mint. No cover charge, pass the hat.; Aug. 31 from 8 to 11 p.m. Venus Tipsy, alternative. No cover charge, pass the hat. Cain Park Located at Lee and Superior roads in Cleveland Heights. For information, call (216) 371-3000 or visit www.cainpark.citysearch.com. Canton Symphony Orchestra For ticket information, call (330) 452- 2094. Cleveland Baroque Orchestra For tickets or information, call (216) 320-0012 or (800) 314-2535. The Cleveland Institute of Music For information, call (216) 791-5000 Cleveland Jazz Orchestra 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hudson Gazebo. For information, call (330) 524-2263. Cleveland Museum of Art Ernie Krivda and the Swingtown Sextet from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Charged Particles from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday as part of the museums outdoor courtyard series. Karel Paukert (organ), Lenora Anop (violin), Nicole Divall (viola) and Cleveland Orchestra trombonist Steven Witser present the annual end-of-summer concert. at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Call (888) 262-0033 for tickets or information on any of the performances. The Cleveland Orchestra For information or tickets, call (216) 231-1111. Cleveland Opera (216) 575-0903. The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra For information, call (216) 556-1800. The Cleveland Pops Orchestra For more information, call (216) 765-7677. College of Wooster For information, call (330) 972-6244. Cuyahoga Community College For more information, call (216) 987-4400. Cuyahoga Valley National Park For more information call (216) 524-2497 or (800) 445-9667. E.J. Thomas Hall Call (330) 972-7570 for more information. Located at 198 Hill St., Akron. Early Jas Society For information, call (330) 773-1104. Great Lakes Theater Festival Hartville Kitchen For more information call (330) 877-9353. Hiram College Home Savings Home Heritage Concert Series Work in Progress with Drumplay from 7 to 9 tonight at Home Savings Plaza at the corner of Water and Main streets in downtown Kent. Kent/Blossom Music For information on any of the concerts, call (330) 672-2613. Kent Stage SSept. 6, John McCutcheon; Sept. 19, Four Bitchin Babes; Sept. 28, Janis Ian; Oct. 11, Acoustic Guitar Wizards featuring Jim Volk, Neal Jacob and Brian Henke. For more information call (330) 677-5005, or visit Web site at www.folk-events.com. Kent State University Orchestra For more information, call (330) 672-3000. Kent State University School of Music For more concert information, call (330) 672-2172. Localeyez Program aimed at promoting and selling local unsigned music artists. Retailers will promote an alternating selection of CD offers from the best unsigned artists throughout the nation. Look for FYE (for your entertainment) signs in stores like Coconuts, or for more information go to the Web site at fye.com. Mount Union College For information, call ( 330) 823-2180. Mountain Rose Concert Series Concert series is at 7:15 p.m. the second Sunday of the month at Fred Fuller Park, Roy Smith Shelter House, 497 Middlebury Road, Kent. For more information, call (330) 733-8845. Nelson Ledges Quarry Park and Campground Located at 21001 S.R. 282 in Nelson. For information, call (440) 548-2716. Night Town Located at 12837 Cedar Road, Cleveland Heights. For information, or tickets, call (216) 795-0550. Ohio Chamber Orchestra Severance Hall, Cleveland. (216) 721-3939. Opera Kent For ticket information, call (330) 672-2712. Playhouse Square Center Tickets on sale for A Night to Remember featuring the Mills Brotehrs, The Four Lads and The Ink Spots on Sept. 27. Tickets are $49.50 and $45. Tickets also are on sale for Jim Brickman holiday concert, which runs Dec. 26-31. Tickets are $55 and $45. Tickets for either show can be purchased at the Playhouse Square box office, or by calling (800) 766-6048. Quail Hollow State Park For more information, call (330) 877-6652. Randolph Fair Chris Cagle will perform at 3:30 p.m. Sunday at the fairgrounds. Tickets are available at the fairground office. Reserve track seating is $13; general admission grandstand seating is $10. For ticket information, call (330) 325-7476. Severance Hall For ticket or information, call Severance Hall at (216) 231-1111. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure The concert is free with paid admission of $39.99 to the park. Guests must obtain a wristband to obtain access to the show. For information, call (330) 562-7131. Sound of Blue Free concert from noon to 4 p.m. Located at 1232 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield. Call (330) 673-7079 for information. Stow Chamber Orchestra For more information, call (330) 678-0029. Tri-C Jazz Fest For information, call (216) 987-4400. The University of Akron Call (330) 972-2199 for information. Western Reserve Academy Knight Fine Arts Center, 115 College St., Hudson. (330) 650-4400. Youngstown State University For more information, call (330) 742-1828. ART Akron Art Museum Milk & Eggs: The American Revival of Tempera Painting, 1930-1950 runs through Sept. 1. Admission is free. Located at 70 E. Market St., Akron. For information, call (330) 376-9185. Akron Society of Artists For more information, call (330) 262 2126 or (330) 9290431. Almond Tea Gallery 2250 Front Street, Cuyahoga Falls. Gallery hours: 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesday evenings. (330) 929-0431, (330) 725-9280. Blue Moon Gallery Gallery is at 25 N. Franklin St., Chagrin Falls. For more information, call (440) 708-0013. Cain Park Located at Lee and Superior Avenue in Cleveland Heights. Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art Located at 8501 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland. (216) 421-8671. Cleveland Institute of Art 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216) 421-7000. Cleveland Museum of Art Seasonscapes class, in which participants paint museum garden views in oil runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays, beginning Friday and running through Oct. 25. Cost is $140 with a $60 supply fee. For information, contact the museum at (216) 707-2655. The College of Wooster Gallery hours: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Ebert Art Center, 1220 Beall Ave., Wooster. (330) 263-2495. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Service Art@M.D. Garage Winter in August every weekend in August. Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For information, call (800) 445-9667. Emily Davis Gallery University Art Galleries, University of Akron. (330) 972-5950. Fine Art Services Gallery hours: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekends. 1770 B Main St., Peninsula. (330) 657-2228. The Gallery 13 N. Franklin St., in Chagrin Falls. (440) 247-0852. Gallery One Mentor and Strongsville The Mentor gallery is at 7003 Center St. (S.R. 615) and can be reached at (800) 621-1141. The Strongsville gallery is near Dillards in South Park Center Malls lower level and can be reached at (800) 621-1161. Gallery 138 Gallery is closed in August. . Hiram College Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Frohring Art Center, Hiram. (330) 569-5291. Impecunious Art Gallery Gallery hours: 2 to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Kent State School of Art Gallery For more information call (330) 672-7853. Located on Terrace Drive. Kent Student Center Gallery Room 220 in the Kent Student Center. Call (330) 672-2554 for information. Lake View Cemetery Located at 12316 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Guided tours are available. For information, call (216) 421-2665. Maple Street Gallery 864 W. Maple St. (S.R. 619), in the Edison Street Plaza, Hartville. (330) 877-1689. Mather Gallery The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. Located in the Thwing Center at Case Western Reserve University, 11111 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. For more information, call (216) 368-2658. McKay Bricker Gallery For information, call (330) 673-5058. Mount Union College Mount Union Crandall Art Gallery Cope Music Hall, 1972 Clark Avenue in Alliance. Norjea Gallery Showing paintings by John Sokol and photographs by Carl Subich. Located at 57 E. Market St., Akron. Galler hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wedneday through Saturday. For information, call (330) 253-2188. North Water Street Gallery Minkyung Choi showing funcational ceramic work through Friday. Gallery is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday or by appointment. Located at 257 N. Water St., Kent. For more information, call (330) 673-4970. Ohio and Erie Canal Reservation Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekends. CanalWay Center, Whittlesey Way, off E. 49th St. entrance of reservation, Cuyahoga Heights. (216) 206-1000. Open Space Gallery Located at 612 N. Mantua St. in Kent. Appointments may be made by calling (330) 676-1999. The Sculpture Center Works of Tim Cassell and Kenn Hetzel open Friday and run through Sept. 20. Opening reception set for 5 to 7 p.m. Friday. Located at 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland. (216) 229-6527. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Nooks and Crannies Tours, which focus on work and leisure at Stan Hywet, will be held Sept. 5, 6, 17 and Oct. 10,11 and 15. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (330) 836-5533. Admission is $20. Located at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Steinert Glass School at Plum Creek 1393 Mogadore Road, Kent. Trumbull Art Gallery Kelly Dietrick: Three to Ninety-seven, The Artwork of Claudia Berlinski,and Angela Weimer-Deak: Featured Area Artists all run through Oct. 11. Berlinski is a Kent resident. Gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. 720 Mahoning Ave. N.W., Warren. (330) 395-4876. The University of Akron Located at 157 University Ave. For information, call (330) 972-5196. Valley Art Center Gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Located 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls, or call (440) 247-7507. The Whistlestop Art Gallery Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Friday and Saturday, 1 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 4202 Portage Road NW, North Canton. (330) 497-4557. AMUSEMENTS Akron Zoo Located at 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. Burke Lakefront Airport Old Glory, a restored World War II B-25 bomber, on display for viewing and public flights Friday through Sunday. Flights are $350 per person with a $50 discount given to those who register in advance. To resiger, or for information, call (877) 622-5743. Celtic Feis 2002 Scottis and Irish festival begins at 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Old Firehouse Winery in Geneva-on-the-Lake, 5499 Lake Road. For information, call (440) 466-9300. Century Village Located at the intersection of S.R. 87 and S.R. 168 in Burton. For information, call (440) 834-1492. CityFaire Community celebration of the arts, will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Cascade Plaza in Akron. Admission is free. For information, call (330) 762-9755, ext. 305. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Butterfly Magic at 10 a.m. through Labor Day at the zoos public greenhouse. Located at 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. Free with regular zoo admission of $8 for adults and $4 for children 2-11. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. For information, call (216) 661-3312. Cleveland State University Call (800) 766-6048 for information. College of Wooster For more information or for a list of events call (330) 263-2470. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad Ticket requests for The Polar Express, which will run Nov. 18 through 22, Nov. 25 and 26 and Dec. 2 through 18, will be accepted Sept. 1 through Sept. 15. Chances to purchase tickets, which are $19 for adults and $14 for children, will be given out via the mail-in lottery system. Ticket order forms are available at www.crsr.com and must be postmarked Sept. 1 through Sept. 15. For information, call (800) 468-4070. World Tour of Wines, including wines from throughout the world, will be offered Sept. 13 as part of the 2002 Wine Tasting Train Schedule. Summer season runs Wednesdays through Sundays. For information, or a list of events, call (800) 468-4070, or visit www.cvsr.com. Edison Park Shopping Center Fun Cruise-In from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday. Located at S.R. 619, West Maple Street, Hartville. F.A. Seiberling Naturealm For information, call (330) 865-8044. Great Trail Festival Entertainment and activities planned. Hour are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 31, Sept 1. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 2. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children 10 to 18. Children under 10 are free. For information, call (330) 794-9100. Gund Arena Tickets on sale for Tour of Defiance WWE wrestling event, set for 7 p.m. Sept. 8. Tickets are between $40 and $20. Tickets for the Sept. 21 performance of An Evening With Scott Hamilton and Friends on Ice are on sale now. Tickets are available at the Gund Arena Box Office, all Ticketmaster centers, or by calling (216) 241-5555. Hale Farm and Village Sunday Family Funday, featuring a day of activities designed for children and families, Sunday. Love and Courtship, which features lessons in manners and etiquette and other aspects of courtship in the 19th century, through Saturday. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for children 3 to 12. Located at 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. For information, call (877) HALE-FARM or visit www.wrhs.org. Hilarities Comedy Club Call (330) 923-4700 for information. Hudson Library Call (330) 653-6658 for information. Nautica Entertainment Complex Tickets for Cique Du Soleil Quidam tour on sale for shows Sept. 27 to Sept. 30. Tickets cost between $45 to $65 for adults and $31.50 to $45.50 for children. For tickets, call (800) 678-5440 or visit www.cirquedusoleil.com. Ohio Coin Exposition Coin showFriday through Sunday at the Holiday Inn, 15471 Royalton Road, Strongsville. Admission is $5. For information, call (216) 642-9424. Playhouse Square Tickets for comedian Carrot Top, who will perform at the State Theatre at 8 p.m. Oct. 5, are now on sale. Tickets are $29.75 and $24.75 and can be purchased at the box office, by calling (800) 766-6048 or by visiting www.playhousesquare.com. Free public tours from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the first Saturday and Sunday of each month. Tours depart every 15 minutes from the State Theatre Lobby and last 1 1/2 hours. Tours include lobbies, theatre auditoriums and backstage areas. Roller Hutt Lazerball/ Lazertag from 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays and Mondays. At S.R. 88 and Liberty Street in Garrettsville. For more information, call (330) 527-4633 or log on to www.rollerhutt.com. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure Tours of various areas of the park now offered. Wildlife Adventure Tour, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. daily, offers behind-the-scenes look at exotic birds and fierce sharks. Dinner Time Discovery Tour, from 4 to 6 p.m., gives guest the opportunity to visit with the dolphins and tigers and includes dinner. Discovery at Dusk, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., focuses on sea lions and penguins. The Dinner Time Discovery Tour is $20, the other tours are $15. Guests can register for the tours daily at Guest Relations or by calling the Eduction Department at (330) 562-8303, ext. 2280. Stan Hywet Hall Pacific Northwest, part of Stan Hywets Wine Tasting Series, features a sampling of wines from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia at 7 p.m. Aug. 30. Reservations recommended. Tickets are $30. Vintage Base Ball games throughout the summer. Tickets to home games are $5 for adults and $3 for children 6 through 12. Mansion tours and ground tours available. For more information, or for reservations, call (330) 836-5533. Steamship William G. Mather Museum Third annual Heritage Series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the museums Cargo Hold No. 1 Exhibit Hall. The progam is included in the general admission of $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens and $3 for students and children aged 5 to 18. The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, except Wednesdays, when the museum is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays, when it is open from noon to 5 p.m. in June, July and August. Located at 1001 East Ninth Street Pier, Cleveland. For information, call (216) 574-9053. Stow Parks and Recreation Call (330) 689-2759 for more information. Summit County Metroparks For more information, call (330) 865-8065. Warther Carvings and Gardens Expanded facility now open at facility that is a tribute to Ernest Mooney Warther, Worlds Master Carver. Warthers is located off Interstate 77 exit 83 in Dover. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week. For information, call (330) 340-0122 or (330) 343-7513. Whispering Hills Bluegrass Festival Open stage and jamming at 7 tonight. Tickets are $5. Performances are from 4 to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 11:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $17 a day, with children 12 and under getting in free. For information, call (800) 992-2435 or (330) 567-2137. THEATER Actors Summit Located on 86 Owen Brown St. in Hudson. For reservations call (330) 342-0800. Akron Civic Theatre (330) 253-2488. Akron Lyric Opera Theatre Located at 280 Merriman Road, Akron. Allen Theater Tickets now on sale for The Producers at the Allen Theater, which opens Oct. 1 and runs through Oct. 20. Tickets are between $82.50 to $27.50. Call (800) 766-6048 for tickets. Antic Theater Newell Theatre, Quirk Cultural Center at 1201, Grant Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls. For more information, call (330) 940-3508. Aurora Community Theater Located at 115 E. Pioneer Trail, Aurora. Call the box office for tickets (330) 562-1818. Beck Center for Performing Arts For more information, call (216) 521-2540. Cabaret Dada Improvisational theater at 8:30 p.m. every Thursday and Friday. 1210 W. 6th Street in the Warehouse District, Cleveland. Call (216) 696-4242 for reservations. Cain Park in Cleveland Heights For tickets, or information, call (216) 371-3000. Corner of Lee and Superior roads in Cleveland Heights. For information, call (216) 371- 3000. Canton Palace Theatre For tickets call (216) 241-5555. For information, call (330) 454-8172. Carnation City Players Firehouse Theater, 450 E. Market St., Alliance. (330) 821-8712. Carousel Dinner Theater Show Boat runs through Sept. 1. Located at 1275 E. Waterloo Road in Akron. For information, call (330) 724-9855. Chagrin Valley Little Theater Located at 40 River St., Chagrin Falls. For information, call (440) 247-8955. Church Street Players Church Street Theater, Church Avenue in Uniontown. For show times and reservations, call (330) 713-9750. Clevelands Little Theater For information, call (440) 247-2722. Cleveland Institute of Music Call (216) 791-5000, ext. 411 for information. Cleveland Music Hall (216) 241-5555. Cleveland Play House Tea at Five, featuring Kate Mulgrew runs through Sept. 3. Tickets are $42 and $49. For information or tickets, call (216) 795-7000. Located at 8500 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Cleveland Public Theater Located at 6415 Detroit Avenue in Cleveland. For information, call (216) 661-6332. College of Wooster Freelander Theatre, 329 E. University St. at the College of Wooster. For tickets, call (330) 263-2241. Comedy Theatre Workshop Quirk Cultural Center, 1201 Grant St., Cuyahoga Falls. Group is dedicated to bringing clean, family-friendly comedy to the area. Call (330) 686-8789 for information. Group will hold Camp Improv for children ages 8 to 12 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays through July 20. Cost per student is $98. Call (330) 686-8789 to register. Cuyahoga Community College (216) 987-2446. Dobama Theatre For information, or tickets, call (216) 932-3396. E.J. Thomas Hall Located at 198 Hill St., Akron. For tickets, call (330) 945-9400. For information, call (330) 972-7570. Ensemble Theatre Located at 3130 Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights. For information, call (216) 321-2930. The Eugene S. and Blanche R. Halle Theatre For information, call (216) 831-0700 ext. 274. Great Lakes Theater Festival For tickets call (216) 241-6000 or visit greatlakestheater.org. Hanna Theater Tony and Tinas Wedding, through December. For tickets, call (800) 888-9941. Hudson Players Barlow Community Center in Hudson. For reservations, call (330) 655-8522. Karamu House 2355 E. 89th St., Cleveland. Call (216) 795-7070 for information. Kent Stage For information, call (330) 923-4245 or e-mail: ringmasterinfo@aol.com. Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance Wright Curtis Theatre in the Music & Speech Center at the corner of East Main Street and Horning Road in Kent. For information, call (330) 672-2497. Kent State University Stark Theatre For information, call the box office at (330) 244-3348. Kent Trumbull Theatre Call (330) 847-8700 for tickets or information. Magical Theatre Company For information, call (330) 848-3708. Mount Union College Call (330) 821-2565 for tickets or information. North Canton Playhouse The Fantasticks at 8 p.m. through Sunday with Sunday matinee at 2:30 p.m. Located at 525 7th St. For information or reservations, call (330) 494-1613. Oakland Center for the Arts Located at 220 W. Boardman St., Youngstown. For information or tickets, call (330) 746-0404. Ohio Light Opera Located at The College of Wooster. For show times or tickets, call (330) 263-2345. Ohio Theater The Vagina Monologues runs through Sunday. Performances are at 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 5 and 8 p.m. Saturdays and 3 and 7 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are betwen $50 and $32 and can be purchased by calling (800) 766-6048. For information, call (216) 241-5940. Opera Kent Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University. For information, call (330) 672-2172. Palace Theater Call (800) 241-6000 for tickets. Players Guild of Canton Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. (330) 453-7617. Porthouse Theatre Located on the grounds of Blossom Music Center. For ickets or information, call (330) 672-2497, (330) 929-4416 or (800) 304-2363. Quirk Cultural Center Call (330) 928-1617. Second City Cleveland For information, call (216) 685-0100. Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens Standing Rock Cultural Arts For information, call (330) 673-4970. State Theater Call (216) 241-6000. Stow Players For information, call (330) 655-6051. Streetsboro Community Theater For information, call (330) 626-9427. Located in the Streetsboro Municipal Building, 9184 S.R. 43, Streetsboro. The Tree City Players Located at 175 E. Main St. Call (330) 677-5005 for more information. Trumbull New Theater For information, call (330) 6521103. The University of Akron Call (330) 972-7895 for information. Weathervane Community Playhouse Located at 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. For ticket information, call (330) 836-2626 Youngstown State University Call (330) 742-3105 for tickets. AUDITIONS Spectacular Music Productions Auditions for bass singers for Larry Wilus Christmas Music Spectacular will begin at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Firestone Park Community Center, 1480 Girard St., Akron. Call (330) 453-6086 or email wilspec@ezo.net for an appointment. Ten additional bases, age 17 and older, are needed to perform with a live orchestra Dec. 14-15. Stow Players Auditions for Guys and Dolls to be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Heritage Barn, Silver Springs Park, (back entrance), 5328 Young Road, Stow. All roles available: leads, supporting, four hot box girls, mission evangelists, Havana partiers, assorted gangsters. Hot box girls require ability to dance and dancer-like appearance. Auditioners are asked to bring music with them (accompanist will be provided). Production dates will be held on the first four weekends of November. For more information, call director Fig Jankowski at (330) 923-7427. NIGHTLIFE 11th Frame Lounge Live music by Bobby Sepulveda every Friday at 5 p.m., dance party every Friday an Saturday at 9 p.m. with D.J. Chris Kent Bowling Lanes, 1524 S. Water St., Kent. (330) 673-1448. The Bluestones Friday at Fat Fish Blue, Cleveland; Saturday at Northside, Akron; Sunday at Riverside, Burton. Bradys Cafe Friday from 8 to 11 p.m. Jacob Word and the Community 5. No cover charge, pass the hat; Aug. 31 from 8 to 11 p.m. Venus Tipsy, alternative. No cover charge, pass the hat. For information, call (330) 673-6060. Located at 436 E. Main St., Kent. Ciprianos Restaurant and Lounge Jim Frank Trio every Saturday night. Located at 6544 S.R. 14, Ravenna. (330) 296-2277. Cleveland Fats Cleveland Fats blues night from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday at Hillside Gardens, 2863 Waterloo Road, Randolph. For more information, call (330) 325-7597. DJs Lounge Karaoke by Kickin Back every Thursday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight, 130 E. Main St., Ravenna (330) 296- 252. Earlville Station 7289 S.R. 43, Twin Lakes. (330) 676-1618. Eldorados Pizza Pie Karaoke on Saturdays. Located at 1331 S. Water St. in Kent. For information, call (330) 676-3663. Falls Fast Lanes 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Fridays. Karaoke with JR and The Ts. S.R. 534, Newton Falls. Fat Fish Blue Located at 21 Prospect St., Cleveland. (216) 875-6000. Garrettsville Hot Shots Located at 8101 Main Street. (330) 527-7187. La Casa Bianca Located at 161 N. Chestnut St. in Ravenna. Linebacker Lounge Karaoke with Jon and Kathy Tish at 9 p.m. Fridays. Twin Star Lanes, 2245 S.R. 59. (330) 673-1800. Mikes Place Located at 1700 S. Water St., Kent. (330) 673-6501. Moonrock Bowling 10,000 watts of music and laser lights with D.J. Mike, 9 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Kent Bowling Lanes, 1524 S. Water St., Kent. (330) 673-1448. Mugs Brew Pub Sugarcane on Thursday and Friday; Joe Brunetti on Saturday; D.J. T-Bo on Monday; Open mic with Roger Hoover on Tuesday. Located at 211 Franklin Ave., in Kent. (330) 673-7822. Nomads 9062 S.R. 14, Streetsboro. Ottos Karaoke, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Located at 4112 S.R. 43, Brimfield Plaza, Brimfield. (330) 6775177. The Outpost Party of Helicopters, Drowning Poet and Petting Zeus at 9 p.m. Friday. Roger Hoover and The Whisky Hounds at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Located at 4962 S.R. 43 in Kent. (330) 6739988. Peabodys DownUnder 2083 E. 21st St. in Cleveland, (216) 776-9999. The Raven/Raven Pizza D.J. Rhonda Thursday, D.J. Shawn Friday and Saturday and D.J. Roy Wednesday. Located at 615 S. Chestnut St., Ravenna. (330) 298-9280. Riverside Tavern/Restaurant D.J. Johnny Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Located at 13468 Main St. in Burton, (440) 834-4337. The Robin Hood Inn Located at 503 E. Main St., Kent. (330) 677-0008. Rockwell Cafe 9107 S.R. 14, Streetsboro. 422-1212. Rudys Steak and Beer Garden Frankie Spetich at 6 p.m. Friday. Svi Skupa at 6 p.m. Saturday. Located at 1332 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield. (330) 678-0723. Scorchers 9244 Market Square Drive, Streetsboro. The Sound of Blue Located at 1232 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield. Sto-Kent Lanes Karaoke every Thursday night. 3870 Fishcreek Road, Stow. (330) 673-1718. Three Miles Out For band information, visit www.threemilesout.com or call (330) 296-8466. DANCE Akron Dance Company For information, call (330) 972-7948. Canton Ballet At the Canton Palace Theater. (216) 241-5555. Cleveland Museum of Art 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. Call (888) CMA-0033 for tickets or information. Cleveland Public Theatre Located at 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland. For information, call (216) 631-2727. Cleveland State University For information, call (440) 543-3260. Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet Call (330) 996-1100 for ticket information and performance times. Dance Cleveland For tickets, call (216) 241-6000. Dance Image (440) 543-3260. E.J. Thomas Hall For tickets, call (330) 945-9400. Kent State School of Theatre and Dance Call (330) 672-2497 for information. Ohio Ballet For information, call (330) 972-7900. Ohio Dance Theater Playhouse Square For tickets, call (216) 241-6000. The S.A.F.M.O.D. Cleveland Public Theater, 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland. (216) 631-2727. University of Akron For information, call (330) 972-2199. FILM Cleveland Cinematheque For information, call (216) 421-7450. Cedar Lee Call (440) 717-4696 for information. Located at 2163 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights. Cleveland Museum of Art Series 7 at 7:30 p.m. Friday and The 7th Continent at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Admission is $6. Located at 11150 East Blvd. Clevland. For information, call (888) CMA-0033. Cinema at the Square Key Largo at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Friday, Its a Mad, Mad, Mad World at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $5 at the door and are available at the box office, all tickets.com outlets, by phone at (216) 241-6000 or at www.playhousesquare.com. Located at 1501 Euclid Ave. (800) 888-9941. Great Lakes Science Center Titanica and The Greatest Places. Call (216) 241-5555 for tickets or (216) 694-2000 for information. OUTDOORS Cleveland Metroparks For more information, call (440) 572-9990. Cuyahoga Vally National Park For information, call (330) 657-2909. Michael J. Kirwan Dam and Reservoir Hawks Headed South talk at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6 and Hike the Buckeye Trail at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 7. For more information, call (330) 358-2622. Mount Union College John T. Huston-Dr. John D. Brumbaugh Nature Center, 6 miles south of Mount Union College on Daniel Street, off S.R. 183. Quail Hollow State Park For more information call (330) 877-6652, or visit www.quailhollow.org. SPEAKERS Akron Art Museum Cleveland Museum of Art Located at 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland. For information, call (888) 262-0033. Cleveland Musuem of Natural History For tickets, or information, call (800) 317-9155, ext. 279. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Happy Days Visitor Center on S.R. 303, one mile west of S.R. 8 in Boston Heights. For information, call (800) 445-9667. Watermark Lecture Series Author Alan Peskin will speak about his book, Garfield, Sept. 14. The lecture is a luncheon, which begins at 11:45 a.m. Lectures begin when dessert is served. Tickets are $19. Located on the east bank of the Flats. Call (216) 241-1600 for reservations or for information.

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