Akron Art Museum French singer Simone Marchand will perform the songs of Edith Piaf from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday during the opening night reception for Rodin: A Magnificent Obsession. Flowers in Glass: Paperweights and Sculpture by Paul Stankard on view through Feb. 2. Museum hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day. 70 E. Market St., Akron. 376-9185. Cleveland Museum of Art The museum has acquired its first painting by Maurice Denis, a key figure in the late 19th century and early 20th century French art. Farruquito y su Familia flamenco dancers will perform Friday as part of the musuems Viva! Festival of Performing Arts. Photographs by John Szarkowski runs through Feb. 12. A City Seen: Photographs from The George Gund Foundation Collection runs through Sunday. Challenging Structure: Frank Gehrys Peter B. Lewis Building runs through Feb. 24. Located at 11150 East Blvd., University Circle, Cleveland. (216) 421-7350. Cleveland Museum of Natural History The museum is holding a Name the Bobcats contest, to come up with names for its two new bobcat kittens. The contest runs through Feb. 28 and is open to adults and children. Entries can be mailed to The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Communications and Marketing Division, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland 44106. Winter Discovery Day, featuring free educational activities, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday in commemoration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. High-Lights of the Night Sky for families with children ages 5 and above, and Whats That Glowing Out My Window, for all ages, showing in the planetarium through February. 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 Great Lakes Science Center Space Station at the Omnimax Theater. Admission to the science center is $15.95 for adults and $10.95 for children. Located at 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland (216) 694-2000. Kent State University Museum The museum is closed for renovations and is expected to re-open 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. McDonough Museum of Art Breathing Room on view until Feb. 14. A reception will be held from 6 to 8 tonight. 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 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. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum The Lakewood Project at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Features nearly 30 musicians from Lakewood High School. Standing room only tickets are available for $10 through Ticketmaster at (216) 241-5555. The program, which features rare music-related videos not broadcast in America, is free with museum admission. For more information, call (888) 764-ROCK. Western Reserve Historical Society Close up in Black: African American Film Posters on display through April 6. Star Wars: Art of the Starfighter exhibit through June 8. Suess! exhbit on display through Feb. 3. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $7.50 for adults, $6.50 for seniors and $5 for students. 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. For information, call (216) 721-5722 or visit www.wrhs.org. Akron Civic Theater 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. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. For information, call (330) 535-3179. The Cleveland Institute of Music Carol Topilow will conduct the CIM Orchestra in a free concert at 8 p.m. Wednesday in Kulas Hall. For information, call (216) 791-5000 Cleveland Jazz Orchestra There will be two performances of Contrast one at 8 p.m. Friday at the Cuyahoga Community College Western Campus Theatre, 11000 W. Pleasant Valley Road, Parma and the other at 8 p.m. Saturday at teh Fairmount Temple Auditorium, 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. Tickets are $20 in advance and are available by mail at P.O. Box 31666, Cleveland, or by phone at (330) 524-2263. Cleveland Metroparks Tim Wallace with folk music and stories at 7 p.m. Friday as part of the Fireside Concert Series at Look About Lodge, 37374 Miles Road in South Chagrin Reservation in Bentleyville. Tickets are $4 per person and registration is required. For reservations or for more information, call (440) 247-7075. The Cleveland Orchestra Radu Lupu will perform the piano at 8 tonight and Saturday as part of the orchestras Titans of the Keyboards. For information or tickets, call (216) 231-1111. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Tish Hinojosa at 8 p.m. Saturday at Happy Days Visitors Center as part of the Cuyahoga Valley Heritage Series. Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for children. Call (330) 657-2909 for information. Playhouse Square Center Ohio Theatre shows starring singer John Sebastian, scheduled for Feb. 7 and actor John Amos in the play Halleys Comet, scheduled for Feb. 8 have been cancelled. Refunds will ge made. Tickets for any show can be purchased at the Playhouse Square box office, or by calling (800) 766-6048. Akron Art Museum Flowers in Glass: Glass Paperweights and Sculptures by Paul Stankard through Feb. 2. Admission is free. Located at 70 E. Market St., Akron. For information, call (330) 376-9185. Artists Archives of the Western Reserve Exhibit Reflecting Nature: The Art of Adele Marihatt and Kathleen Totter runs through Feb. 15. Marihatt graduated from Kent State University and Totter taught at KSU. The College of Wooster 2003 Student Biennia juried exhibition through March 2. Opening reception and award recognition will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Feb. 7. 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. Fairmount Fine Arts Center Watercolors by John and Gail Peters: Two Points of View opens Saturday and runs through Feb. 22. Located at 8400 Fairmount Road, Russell Township. For hours and information, call (440) 338-3171. The Little Art Gallery Works of artist Lynn Lewis of Uniontown will be featured in Natures Bounty, on display through Feb. 16 at the gallery, which is located in the North Canton Public Library, 185 N. Main St., North Canton. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For informatin, call (330) 499-4712. North Water Street Gallery Standing Rock Cultural Arts wll hold a three course Mardis Gras mask making workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 16, 23 and March 1 at the North Water Street Gallery. The class will cost $15 per class per student. To sign uP, call Jeff at (330) 673-4970. Multi-media exhibit Silhouettes, featuring local artists, is on display through Feb. 8. Located at 257 N. Water St., Kent. For more information, call (330) 673-4970. Open Space Gallery Winter Wonderland through Sunday. Located at 612 N. Mantua St. in Kent. Appointments may be made by calling (330) 676-1999. Valley Art Center Selections From a Private Collection Friday through Feb. 21. Opening reception will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. 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. Western Reserve Historical Society Out of Time: Designs for the 20th Century Future through Feb. 16. 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland. (216) 721-5722. Canton Civic Center Miller Lite Cruise-Arama hot rod show from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Feb. 1 and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feb. 2. Located at 1101 Market St., Canton. IX Center All Model Trains Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is $7 for adults and $2 for children 6-12. For information, visit www.all-modeltrainshow.com. Stan Hywet Hall Stan Hywet is closed for the remainder of January and will reopen for tours and other events in February. Located at 714 N. Portage Path, Akron. Mansion tours and ground tours available. For more information, or for reservations, call (330) 836-5533. Allen Theater Freedom Train The Harriet Tubman Story at 2 p.m. Saturday as part of the Discovery Theatre Series for children 8 to 12. Tickets are $12 and are available at the box office, all Tickets.com outlets, online at www.playhousesquare.com or by phone at (800) 766-6048.For reservations, call (216) 241-6000. Carousel Dinner Theater Always, Patsy Cline through March 2. Located at 1275 E. Waterloo Road in Akron. For information, call (330) 724-9855. Cleveland Play House Proof through Feb. 2. Tickets are $32, $40 and $47.50. For tickets, call (216) 795-7000. Located at 8500 Euclid Ave. Dobama Theatre The Allergists Wife runs through Feb. 9. For information, or tickets, call (216) 932-3396. Halle Theatre Cherry Docs through Feb. 2. Tickets are $24 and are available by callling the box office at (216) 382-4000, ext. 274. Located at 3505 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights. For tickets, call (216) 382-4000, ext. 274. Hanna Theater Late Night Catechism audience participation show runs through June with shows Tuesday through Sunday. Tickets are $33 to $36 and are available online at tickets.com or by calling (216) 241-6000. Main Course Murder Murder Myster Dinner Theater combines a four-course dinner and a play. Doors open at 7 p.m. Fridays and some Saturdays. Tickets are $39. For information, call (330) 856-1900 or (800) 828-2566. Located at 9519 E. Market St., Warren. North Canton Playhouse The Laramie Project through Sunday. Tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for seniors and students. Located at 525 7th St. For information or reservations, call (330) 494-1613. Ohio Theater Anything Goes runs through Feb. 2 as part of the Great Lakes Theater Festival. Tickets are between $10 and $45 and are available at the Playhouse Square Box Office, all Tickets.com outlets at Tops Friendly Markets or online at www.playhousesquare.com. Tickets can be charged by calling (888) 766-6048. For information, call (216) 241-5940. Palace Theater Sing-a-Long-A Sound of Music opens Tuesday and runs through Feb. 2. Tickets are $17.50 and include an official Sing-A-Long fun pack. For tickets, call (800) 241-6000. Second City Cleveland Second revue, For Those About to Iraq, We Salute You. For information, call (216) 685-0100. State Theater Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $32 and $22 and are available by calling (216) 241-6000, online at tickets.com, or at the box office. For information, call (216) 241-5940. Weathervane Community Playhouse Arsenic and Old Lace through Feb. 9. Located at 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron. For ticket information, call (330) 836-2626 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. DJs Lounge Karaoke by Kickin Back every Thursday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to midnight, 130 E. Main St., Ravenna (330) 296- 252. Eldorados Pizza Pie Karaoke on Saturdays. Located at 1331 S. Water St. in Kent. For information, call (330) 676-3663. Linebacker Lounge Karaoke with Jim Bob at 9 p.m. Fridays. Twin Star Lanes, 2245 S.R. 59. (330) 673-1800. 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 AJ Leland tonight; Blackcat Monroe Friday; Bluestones Saturday; Ray Conde Wednesday; Burning River Band Jan. 30,31; Texas Slim and the Blue Posse Feb. 1. Located at 211 Franklin Ave., in Kent. (330) 673-7822. Ottos Karaoke, 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Located at 4112 S.R. 43, Brimfield Plaza, Brimfield. (330) 6775177. The Outpost Graham Webber, Jam Session at 9 tonight; Mighty Levites at 9:30 p.m. Friday; Crossfire at 10 p.m. Saturday and Sugarcane at 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Located at 4962 S.R. 43 in Kent, (330) 6739988. Raven Wings and Niteclub D.J. Magic Mike at 9:30 p.m. tonight, Friday and Saturday. Super Bowl Party Sunday. Located at 615 S. Chestnut St., Ravenna. (330) 298-9280. Three Miles Out Friday at Cabana Jacks, 202 Columbus, Sandusky from 10 p.m. to 2 p.m. (419) 625-4008. Saturday at Butane Bobs in the Matchouse, 9408 Ravenna Road, Twinsburg, from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Witch special guest The Tony Lang Band. No cover. (330) 405-4771. For band information, visit www.threemilesout.com or call (330) 296-8466. The Zephyr Up Up Down Down Left Right Left Right B A Start & Crush Kill Destroy at 11 p.m. Friday. Free admission. Located at 106 W. Main St., Kent. State Theatre Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at 8 p.m. Saturday at Playhouse Square in Cleveland. Tickets are $32 and $22 and are available by calling (216) 241-6000, online at tickets.com, or at the box office. Cleveland Museum of Art Very Annie-Mary at 1:30 p.m. Sunday in the Lecture Hall; The Farewell at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Lecture Hall and at 7 p.m. Jan. 31 in Gartner Auditorium as part of the international film series. Admission is $7. Located at 11150 East Blvd. Clevland. For information, call (888) CMA-0033. Cleveland Metroparks History Corner: Sheeps Clothing demonstrations about wool and how it is and has been used from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday at the North Chagrin Reservation. Located off Som Center Road in Mayfield Village. For information, call (440) 6660. Cleveland Metroparks Our Natural World with Steve and Michele Romanik from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday as part of Saturday Night Specials every Saturday evening in January and February at North Chagrin Nature Center, located off Buttermilk Falls Parkway, off the Sunset Lane entrance of North Chagrin Reservation, off Som Center Road/S.R. 91 in Mayfield Village. For information, call (440) 473-3370. Cuyahoga Valley National Park Joe Kurmaskie will tell his tales of discovering America from the seat of a bicycle for Metal Cowboy, Tales from the Road Less Traveled at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Happy Days Visitor Center on S.R. 303, one mile west of S.R. 8 in Boston Heights as part of the 2003 Lyceum Distinguished Speaker Series. Admission is $6 for adults and $3 for children 6-12. For information, call (800) 445-9667.