MUSEUMS Akron Art Museum My Reality: Contemporary Art and the Culture of Japanese Animation runs through Jan. 5. 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 Magna Graecia: Greek Art from South Italy and Sicily opens Sunday and runs through Jan. 5. VIVA series continues Friday with Latin jazz trumpeter Humberto Rarmirez and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. in Gartner Auditorium. Tickets are $20 and $17. Challenging Structure: Frank Gehrys Peter B. Lewis Building runs through Feb. 24. Girl Culture: Photographs by Lauren Greenfield runs through Dec. 4. Elizabeth Catlett: Prints and Sculpture runs through Jan. 5. Raphael and His Age: Drawings from the Palais des Beaux-Arts runs through Nov. 3. Battle of the Nudes: Pollaiuolos Master Renaissance Engraving runs through Sunday. Looking at Children: Photographs from the Permanent Collection on display through Dec. 4. Located at 11150 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland. (216) 421-7350. Cleveland Museum of Natural History Halloween party for adults from 8 p.m. to midnight Saturday. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. For reservations, call (800) 317-9155, ext. 279. Exhibit Anglers All: Humanity in Midstream runs through Jan. 13. Din: The People: Life and Culture of the Navajo runs through Jan. 5. Celestial Blockbusters: Epic constellations of Ancient Greece and Rome for families with children ages 5 and above, and ...And the Horse Jumped Over the Moon, geared to families with very young children, showing in the planetarium through December. Planetarium tickets are $3 with museum admission of $6.50 for adults; $4.50 for children 7 to 19, college students and seniors; $3.50 for children 3 to 6 and free for children 2 and under. 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 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 Brain: The World Inside Your Head, a 5,000-square-foot, hands-on family exhibit runs through Jan. 5. 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 Collecting Cup Plates: A Loan Exhibition from the Thomas E. Kruggel Collection in the Tarter/Miller Gallery runs through Nov. 3. Of Men and Their Elegance, The Artistry of Adrian: Hollywoods Celebrated Design Innovator, Designing Domesticity: Decorating the American Home Since 1876, Mandala and Temple: Sacred Archtecture in Tibet, The Hours of the Woman of Leisure and Pulitzers and Portraits, treasured photographs by Paul Tople all run through Nov. 17. The museum is closing for renovations Nov. 18 and is expected to reopen April 16. 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 Five Figurative Visions runs through Nov. 15. Admission is free. 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 Annual Halloween Party from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday. Admission is $5 per person with a hot dog supper available at additional cost. Reservations are suggested. Wise About Eyes through November. Aliens Asteroid Strikes & UFOs Science or Silliness, at 6:45 p.m. each day. Located at 800 McKinley Monument Drive, 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 Legends of the Lakes program offered at 2 and 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Free with 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 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 on sale for Larry Wilgus Christmas Music Spectacular, which will run Dec. 14 and 15. Tickets 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 Ghosts, Goblins and Goodies at 3 p.m. Sunday at E.J. Thomas Hall on the University of Akron campus. Tickets are $11 per adult and $7 for children. For tickets, call the E.J. Thomas Box Office at (330) 972-7570. Blossom Tickets can be purchased by calling the Severance Hall Box Office at (800) 686-1141 or at ticketmaster by calling (330) 945-9400. 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 For information, call (330) 524-2263. Cleveland Museum of Art Pianist Dang Thai Son will perform at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13 as part of the Gala Music Series. Call (888) 262-0033 for tickets or information. The Cleveland Orchestra For information or tickets, call (216) 231-1111. The Cleveland Opera Call (216) 575-0903 for information. The Cleveland Philharmonic Orchestra For information, call (216) 556-1800. The Cleveland Pops Orchestra For more information, call (216) 765-7677. College of Wooster Freelander Theatre, 329 E. University St. For information, call (330) 263-2047. Cuyahoga Community College For more information, call (216) 987-4400. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Mount Rose Fall Folk Festival at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $15 at the door, $12 in advance and $7.50 for children. Call (330) 733-8845 for information. 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. Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium Phil Vassar with Carolyn Dawn Johnson and Sixwire at 7 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are $28.50. For tickets, call (800) 293-5949. Located in Youngstown. Hiram College Brazillian Samba Ensemble Watercolors of the World at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Frohring Recital Hall. Kent/Blossom Music For information, call (330) 672-2613. Kent Stage Four Bitchin Babes, Sunday. 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) 672-3609. 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. Odeon Located at 1295 Old River Road, Cleveland. For information, call (216) 241-5555. Ohio Chamber Orchestra Severance Hall, Cleveland. (216) 721-3939. Opera Kent For ticket information, call (330) 672-2712. Playhouse Square Center Thursdays Brad Paisley concert at the Allen Theatre has been cancelled. Saturdays Gordon Lightfoot concert at the Palace Theatre is cancelled. Newsboys Thrive Its All in the Word with special guests ZOEgirl at 7 p.m. Sunday at the State Theatre. The Delfonics, Harold Melvins Blue Notes, The Mahattans and Sharon Paige at 8 p.m. Friday at the Allen Theatre. Tickets are $37.50 and $32.50. Bjorn Again, an ABBA tribute band, will perform at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Allen Theatre. Tickets are $32.50 and $25.50. Tickets on sale for Jim Brickman holiday concert, which runs Dec. 26-31. Tickets are $55 and $45. Tickets for any 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. Severance Hall For ticket or information, call Severance Hall at (216) 231-1111. Sound of Blue Located at 1232 Tallmadge Road, Brimfield. Call (330) 673-7079 for information. Stow Chamber Orchestra For more information, call (330) 678-0029. Summit Choral Society Great American Hymns of Faith at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. Pernard Church. For information, call (330) 434-7464. Tri-C Jazz Fest For information, call (216) 987-4400. Tuesday Musical The University of Akron Weathervane Community Playhouse Will present a concert version of the Broadway musical Falsettos at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For information, contact the ticket office at (330) 836-2626. Western Reserve Academy Knight Fine Arts Center, 115 College St., Hudson. (330) 650-4400. Western Resrve Historical Society Youngstown State University For more information, call (330) 742-1828. ART Akron Art Museum 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 The Blame Show, a 14-minute video exploring responses on where blame lies for the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, runs through Nov. 17. Located at 8501 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland. (216) 421-8671. Cleveland Institute of Art 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216) 421-7000. Cleveland Museum of Art 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 Cuyahoga Critters runs every weekend in October. 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 Located at 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 Anne Mondros Master of Fine Arts Metals thesis show runs through Saturday. Peggy Kwong-Gordon a garden of words on the poetry of Li Ching-Chao opens Wedneday and runs through Nov. 23. Reception is from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 with a gallery talk at 2 p.m. Nov. 10. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Thursday, noon to 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Kent State University School of Art, 138 E. Main St., Kent. (330) 672-9772. Hartville Collectibles Located at 1015 Edison St., Hartville. For information, call (330) 877-2172. 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. Jewish Community Center of Cleveland JCC Photography Show through Nov. 8 at the Mandel building and from Nov. 15 to Jan. 2 at the Mayfield facility, 3505 Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights. Admission to the show is free. For more information, call (216) 382-4000, ext. 215. 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 609 N. Mantua St., Kent. For information, call (330) 673-5058. Mount Union College (ab) sentences, works by Paul Ryan, on display through Nov. 1 at Crandall Art Gallery. Hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. weekdays and 1 to 6 p.m. weekends. Mount Union Crandall Art Gallery Cope Music Hall, 1972 Clark Avenue in Alliance. Norjea Gallery Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wedneday through Saturday. For information, call (330) 253-2188. North Water Street Gallery Worls by John T. Sharp and Debrah Butler through Saturday. Eyepitaphs opens Saturday and runs through Nov. 20. Reception is from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday. 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 Mythical Greek Monsters runs through Wednesday. Located at 612 N. Mantua St. in Kent. Appointments may be made by calling (330) 676-1999. Poetry.com International Open Poetry Contest deadline is Dec. 31. To enter, send one original poem to: The International Library of Poetry, Suite 19915, 1 Poetry Plaza, Owings Mills, Md. 21117. Entries also will be accepted at www.poetry.com. The Sculpture Center Located at 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland. (216) 229-6527. Steinert Glass School at Plum Creek 1393 Mogadore Road, Kent. Summit Art Space Locatd at 140 E. Market St., Akron. For information, call (330) 376-8480. Trumbull Art Gallery 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. Ursuline College Wasmer Gallery, 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike. Gallery Hours are noon to 5 p.m. today through Friday and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. 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. Wick Poetry Series For information, call (330) 672-2067. AMUSEMENTS Akron Zoo Boo at the Akron Zoo Thursday through Oct. 31. Trick-or-treating will be from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Treaters are $6 and observers are $3. During the day, Boo at the Zoo will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Located at 500 Edgewood Ave., Akron. Century Village Located at the intersection of S.R. 87 and S.R. 168 in Burton. For information, call (440) 834-1492. Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Located at 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. 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 Fourth Annual Holiday Wine Tasting Nov. 8. Fall Color Train runs through Oct. 27. Halloween Express runs Saturday and Sunday and Oct. 26 and 27. For information, or a list of events, call (800) 468-4070, or visit www.cvsr.com. F.A. Seiberling Naturealm For information, call (330) 865-8044. Gund Arena Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus Friday through Nov. 3. Hale Farm and Village Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for students and seniors and free for children 5 and under. Located at 2686 Oak Hill Road, Bath. For information, call (800) 468-4070 or visit www.wrhs.org. Hilarities Comedy Club Call (330) 923-4700 for information. Hudson Library Call (330) 653-6658 for information. Playhouse Square Free public tours of Playhouse Square are held 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. Quail Hollow State Park For information, call (330) 877-6652. Located at 13480 Congress Lake Ave., Hartville. Roller Hutt Fortress of Fear Haunted House, located next to Roller Hutt, S.R. 88, Garrettsville, from 7 p.m. to midnight through October. Admission is $6 per tour. 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 Fright Fest runs every Friday night, Saturday and Sunday through Nov. 3 and on Halloween night. 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 California Holiday at 7 p.m. Nov. 1 as part of the Wine Tasting Series. Tickets are $30 and reservations are strongly recommended. Reservations can be made by calling (330) 836-5533. Located at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Mansion tours and ground tours available. For more information, or for reservations, call (330) 836-5533. Steamship William G. Mather Museum General admission is $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 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. YMCA Mogadore Reservoir Fifth annual Haunted Hayride family event from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is 45 for adults, $3 for children 5-10 and free for children under 5. For information, call (330) 628-2672. 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 For tickets, 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 Jekyll and Hyde runs through Nov. 3. Located at 1275 E. Waterloo Road in Akron. For information, call (330) 724-9855. Chagrin Valley Little Theater Ghosts, Goblins and Gobbledygook at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. All seats are $6. The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 open Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturdays through Nov. 23. Tickets are $16, $10 for seniors and $7 for students. 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 Opera For tickets call (216) 241-6000. For more information, call (216) 575-0903. Cleveland Play House Puss in Boots, part of the Play Houses Childrens Theatre season, runs through Nov. 3. Productions are at 1 and 3 p.m. Tickets are $15 and are available by calling (216) 795-7000. Bright Ideas runs through Nov. 10 in the Drury Theatre. For tickets, call (216) 795-7000. Located at 8500 Euclid Ave. 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 Swing at 8 tonight. Tickets are $50, $40 and 430 and are on sale now. 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 Much Ado About Nothing through Nov. 3 at the Ohio Theatre at Playhouse Square. Tickets are between $45 and $10. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 Ramona Quimby, for audiences age 6 and up, through Sunday. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $8 per person. For information, call (330) 848-3708. Mount Union College Call (330) 821-2565 for tickets or information. North Canton Playhouse Veronicas Room tonight through Nov. 2. Show times are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults and $9 for seniors and students. The Fatal Fifties murder mystery and buffet dinner at 6 p.m. Nov. 2. Tickets are $25. The event is a fund-raiser for the Coalition for Animal Concerns. Located at 525 7th St. For information or reservations, call (330) 494-1613. Oakland Center for the Arts Over the River and Through the Woods opens at 8 tonight and runs at 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2, 8 and 9 and at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Tickets are $15 for general admission, $12 for seniors and $7 for students. 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 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 South Pacific opens Nov. 5 and runs through Nov. 17. Tickets are between $21.50 and $48.50. 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 tickets or information, call (330) 672-2497, (330) 929-4416 or (800) 304-2363. Quirk Cultural Center Call (330) 928-1617. Second City Cleveland Second revue, For Those About to Iraq, We Salute You. 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 The Wiz runs through Nov. 3. Tickets are $17. Located at 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. For ticket information, call (330) 836-2626 Youngstown State University Call (330) 742-3105 for tickets. AUDITIONS Cleveland Opera Seeking men 5 feet, 10 inches tall and in excellent physical condition to play Egyptian and Roman soldiers for Julius Caesar. Those who perform do not have to sing or say any lines. Rehearsals start Nov. 20 and performances are Dec. 6-8. Call Tonya Broach at (216) 575-0903 by Nov. 5 for more details. Weathervane Playhouse Seeking three women and 11 men of wide age range for Arsenic and Old Lace. Auditions are at 7 p.m. Nov. 11 and 12 with callbacks at 7 p.m. Nov. 13. The audition will consist of scenes from the play. 1301 Weatervane Lane, Akron, in the valley off Merriman Road. For information, call (330) 836-2626. 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. 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. Hudson Holiday Inn Located on S.R. 8 at the Ohio Turnpike. 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 Open mic with Roger Hoover on Tuesday and Wednesday. 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 DJ True and DJ Trick for Dance Party Club Remix at 10 p.m. Thursday. Ctrl-X and guest at 9 p.m. Friday. The Hard Roads Band at 10 p.m. Saturday. Roger Hoover and the Whiskey Hounds at 9 p.m. Wednesday. Located at 4962 S.R. 43 in Kent. (330) 6739988. Peabodys DownUnder 2083 E. 21st St. in Cleveland, (216) 776-9999. Raven Wings and Nitghtclub D.J. Rhonda Thursday and D.J. Magic Mike Friday and Saturday. NFL ticket and pizza buffet Sunday. 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 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 Performing from 8 to 11 p.m. Saturday at Octoberfest Geauga, which will be held from 10 a.m. to midnight. All ages event. Croation Cente,r 10022 Mulberry Road, Munson Township. Admission is $4, children 12 and under are free. For band information, visit www.threemilesout.com or call (330) 296-8466. Time Out Sports Bar and Grill Located at 7160 S.R. 303, Windham. (330) 527-9080. 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 School of Dance 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 Pilobolus Dance Theatre at 8 p.m. Saturday at the State Theatre at Playhouse Square. Tickets are between $40 and $22. For tickets, call (216) 241-6000. Dance Image (440) 543-3260. E.J. Thomas Hall The Georgian State Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. Friday. Tickets are between $30 and $15. 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 Giselle at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, Nov. 1 and 2 and 2 p.m. Nov. 2 and 3. Tickets are $25 to $70. 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 Located at 11141 East Blvd., Cleveland. 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 Located at 11150 East Blvd. Clevland. For information, call (888) CMA-0033. Great Lakes Science Center Jane Goodalls Wild Chimpanzees. 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 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 Horticulturist William Cullina will speak on Restoring the Balance at 7:30 p.m. Friday as part of the museums Explorer Series. 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. Hiram College Kent State University For information, call (330) 672-1227. Theodore Roosevelt High School Author Edmund Morris will speak at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the high school auditorium, 1400 N. Mantua St., Kent. Event is free. Morris also will sign copies of his book. Watermark Lecture Series Author Kathleen Endres will speak about her book Rosie the Rubber Worker: Women Workers in Akrons Rubber Factories During World War II. on Nov. 9. 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.