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 Lantern workshops, in anticipation of the Winter Lights Lantern Festival Dec. 6-8, will be held Wednesday and Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons through Nov. 24. Magna Graecia: Greek Art from South Italy and Sicily runs through Jan. 5. Challenging Structure: Frank Gehrys Peter B. Lewis Building runs through Feb. 24. VIVA series continues Friday with Songs of Madmen: Girl Culture: Photographs by Lauren Greenfield runs through Dec. 4. Elizabeth Catlett: Prints and Sculpture runs through Jan. 5. 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 $1.6 million renovation and expansion of the Ralph Perkins II Wildlife Cetner and Woods Garden opens to the pubi Saturday.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 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 Lorraine Smith of Windhancer Wolves will speak to students in grades 2 and up from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday. Reservations required. Cost is $12.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 Anniversary of the Edmund Fitzgerald tragedy will be observed Saturday. Special 75-minute Remembering the Fitz tours will be offered beginning at 1 p.m. with groups leaving every 15 minutes until 2:30 p.m. There is no charge for the program, but reservations are required. Located at 1001 East Ninth Street Pier, Cleveland. For information, call (216) 574-9053. The museum is closed for the season and will reopen in May. 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 Suess! exhbit on display through Feb. 3. 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 Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder tonight. Theater organist Lyn Larsen at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $11 and $9. Tickets on sale for Larry Wilgus Christmas Music Spectacular, which will run Dec. 14 and 15. Tickets on sale for two WKSU-sponsored events: 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 E.J. Thomas Hall 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 Soprano Susan marie Pierson at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Umstattd Hall. 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. Wednesday 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 Kronis Quartet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in McGaw Chapel, 340 E. University St. Tickets not required, but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For information, call (330) 263-2132. Cuyahoga Community College For more information, call (216) 987-4400. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Kent State Folk Festival at 8 p.m. Saturday at Happy Days Visitor Center. Admission is $13 in advance, $15 at the door and $5 for children 3-12. Call (330) 733-8845 for information. E.J. Thomas Hall Mandy Patinkin at 8 p.m. Nov. 16. Tickets are $50, $40 and $25 and can be purchased at the box office, at Tickemaster locations, or by calling (330) 945-9400. For information, call (330) 972-7570. Located at 198 Hill St., Akron. Early Jas Society For information, call (330) 773-1104. Fat Fish Blue Release party for Clarence Bucaro Jr.s new CD Sweet Corn Friday. Bucaro will perform at 8:30 p.m. For information, call (216) 875-6000. Great Lakes Theater Festival Hartville Kitchen For more information call (330) 877-9353. Henry H. Stambaugh Auditorium For tickets, call (800) 293-5949. Located in Youngstown. Hiram College Hymn Fest at 7 p.m. Sunday at Hiram Christian Church. Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Trinity Organ Recital Series Masters of the Midwest with David Boe at 8 p.m. Friday. Located at 50 N. Prospect St., Akron. For information, call (330) 376-5154. Kent/Blossom Music For information, call (330) 672-2613. Kent Stage For more information call (330) 677-5005, or visit Web site at www.folk-events.com. Kent State University 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 Linda Foster and The Valley Mountain Boys will perform at 7:15 p.m. Sunday. A donation of $5 is requested. 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 Kings Singers at 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Allen Theatre. Tickets are $15, $22 and $25 and can be purchased at the box office, all Tickets.com outlets or by phone at (800) 766-6048. 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 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 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 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 Peggy Kwong-Gordon a garden of words on the poetry of Li Ching-Chao runs through Nov. 23. Reception is from 5 to 7:30 tonight with a gallery talk at 2 p.m. Sunday. 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 Friday 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 Crandall Art Gallery Works by Terry Hitt on display through Dec. 13. 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 Eyepitaphs 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 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 Winter hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Years Day. Admission is $4. 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 RainForest reopens after a brief closure for exhibit installation and maintenance. Located at 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland. Winter admission is $6 for adults and $4 for children 2-11 through March 31, 2003. 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 Underground Railroad Saturday. Hikes will leave every half hour beginning at 5:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person. Reservations required. Fourth Annual Holiday Wine Tasting Friday. For information, a list of events or to make reservations, call (800) 468-4070, or visit www.cvsr.com. E.J. Thomas Tim Conway and Friends featuring Chuck McCann and Louise DuArt at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $46 and $41. For ticket information, call (330) 945-9400. F.A. Seiberling Naturealm For information, call (330) 865-8044. 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. Hower House Victorian Holiday Traditions from noon to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 29. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for senior citizens, $2 for students and free for children 6 and under. 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. Six Flags Worlds of Adventure Stan Hywet Hall Deck the Hall exhibition, which showcases the 65-room mansion decorated for the holidays, runs through Jan. 4. 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. 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 No Sex Please, Were British runs through Nov. 23. Shows are at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for youth. 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 Wow: A Holiday Follies Spectacular! runs through Jan. 12. Located at 1275 E. Waterloo Road in Akron. For information, call (330) 724-9855. Chagrin Valley Little Theater The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 at 8 p.m. Fridays 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 The 2002-03 Next Stage Festival of New Plays playwriting fesival begins Saturday at 7 p.m. with T.I.D.Y. Festival continues with Katzman and the Mayor at 8 p.m. Sunday. All tickets are $8. Bright Ideas runs through Sunday 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 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 Dearly Departed at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and Nov. 15 and 16 at the Barlow Community Center, Oviatt Street, Hudson. For reservations, call (330) 655-8522. Visit the Hudson Players at www.hudsonplayers.com Karamu House 2355 E. 89th St., Cleveland. Call (216) 795-7070 for information. Kent Stage For information, call (330) 923-4245 or e-mail: email@example.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 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 at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 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 Island of the Blue Dolphin, part of the Discovery Theatre Series for children 8 through 12, at 2 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 each. 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 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 Riverdance The Show through Nov. 17. Tickets are $45 to $65. Call (216) 241-6000. Stow Players Guys and Dolls at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturday through Nov. 23 and at 2:30 p.m. Sundays through Nov. 24 at the Heritage Barn in Silver Springs Park, 5328 Young Road, Stow. 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 Dr. Faustus at 8 p.m. Nov. 14-16, 22 and 23 and 3 p.m. Nov. 17 and 24. 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. Monday and Tuesday with callbacks at 7 p.m. Wednesday. 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 Dance party every Friday and 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 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 Joe Burnetti tonight and Friday. Good Brother Earle Saturday. 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. Girth at 9:30 p.m. Friday. The Numbers 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 Nightclub 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 Friday at Voodoo (formerly Rons Crossroads), 153 E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave. Call club for times. (330) 384-0749. Saturday from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Scorchers, 9244 Market Square Drive, Streetsboro with special guest the Tony Lang Band. (330) 422-3473. No cover. 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. The Zephyr We Regazzi will perform Sunday, Patrick Sweany will perform Tuesday and 14th Courageous Minority with Zela Wednesday. 106 W. Main St., Kent. 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 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 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 Eternity and a Day at 1:30 p.m. in the Lecture Hall Sunday as part of the Greek Adventures film series, featuring work of renowned 20th-century Greek directors. Admission is $6. 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 Project WILD from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Stalking Saturn Sky Walk from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the 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 Journalist Steve Curwood will speak on The Impact of Climate and Change at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 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. Great Lakes Science Center Dr. Richard M. Restak, neurophsychiatrist, will speak about his latest book, Mozarts Brain and the Fighter Pilot: Unleashing Your Brains Potential at 2 p.m. Nov. 16. Located at 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland. For information, call (216) 694-2000. Event is free. Hiram College Kent State University For information, call (330) 672-1227. Portage County District Library Author Terry Ryan, who wrote The Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio: How My Mother Raised 10 Kids on 25 World or Less, will appear at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Pierce Streetsboro branch and at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Aurora Memorial branch. For information, call (330) 562-6502. 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 Saturday. 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.