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Featured Event

The 38th Season of Ohio Light Opera
June 18th - August 13th

The 38th Season of Ohio Light OperaOhio Light Opera returns to Freedlander Theatre on the campus of The College of Wooster for another fun-filled season of light opera and classic musical comedies! The cast brings together young talents, familiar stage veterans and a live orchestra.

Enjoy seven productions presented in repertory, including Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate," Irving Berlin's "Annie Get Your Gun," Gilbert & Sullivan's "The Mikado," Jerome Kern's "Have a Heart," Jacques Offenbach's "La Vie Parisienne," Ivor Novello's "The Dancing Years," and Emmerich Kalman's "The Little Dutch Girl."

Find the complete schedule online at OhioLightOpera.org.

 



WKSU Arts & Culture Partners

 Akron Art Museum presents 'Snack'
Akron Art Museum
Saturday, January 16th - Saturday, September 3rd

An exhibition showcasing depictions of food or the places we buy and consume it, Snack is drawings, paintings, ceramics, collage, prints, photographs and sculpture drawn primarily from the collection - all of which approach the subject of food through humor, pop culture and nostalgia.

Jan. 16 - Sept. 3, Akron Art Museum, Akron, 330-376-9185

 Cleveland Museum of Art presents 'Art and Stories from Mughal India'
Cleveland Museum of Art
Sunday, July 31st - Sunday, October 23rd

Discover the art and stories behind the Indian empire that built the Taj Mahal. Explore Mughal India through 100 newly-acquired, exquisitely detailed and vibrant paintings, along with lavish decorative objects on loan from across the country.

July 31 - Oct. 23, Cleveland Museum of Art, University Circle, Cleveland, 216-421-7350

 Weathervane Playhouse presents 'You Can't Take It With You'
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, August 25th - Sunday, September 11th

Tony Kirby and Alice Sycamore are newly engaged. His family can't seem to see what he sees in Alice, her eccentric grandfather, her mother (who writes erotic plays) and her father (who manufacturers fireworks...in their basement!). Will love trump family loyalty, and can both families learn a little something from each other?

Aug. 25 - Sept. 11, Weathervane Playhouse, Akron, 330-836-2626

 Downtown@Dusk presents Half Cleveland
Akron Art Museum
Thursday, August 25th

The "Akron Sound" never really died, it just got full time jobs and hung up the sticks and axes for awhile. Now, Half Cleveland brings together musicians from your favorite bands - Tin Huey, The Waitresses, Unit 5 - to create a sound they call "Geezer Hipster Rock." Purchase snacks and libations at the AAM cafe.

Thursday, Aug. 25 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Akron Art Museum, Akron, 330-376-9185

 The Kent Stage presents Brewer & Shipley
Kent Stage
Friday, August 26th

Michael Brewer and Tom Shipley are still as passionate as ever, they continue to blend guitars and voices and perform for audiences 40 years after they carved a niche in America's soundboard. Brewer & Shipley's Top 10 hit "One Toke Over The Line" was largely responsible for introducing them to the masses, yet their music careers neither began nor ended with this one song.

Friday, Aug. 26 at 8 p.m., the Kent Stage, Kent, 330-677-5005

 Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Plays Bach at Blossom
Cleveland Orchestra
At Blossom Music Center
Saturday, August 27th

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra creates extraordinary musical experiences that enrich lives and empower individuals through collaboration, innovation, and a passion for artistic excellence. They NYC-based group performs Bach's Brandenburg Concertos at Blossom for the final WKSU member half-price night of the season.

Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8 p.m., Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, 216-231-1111

 Lakeside presents River City Brass
Lakeside
At Hoover Auditorium
Saturday, August 27th

River City Brass, an all brass orchestra, will perform a special concert titled "Brasstacular." The concert will feature superb soloists and a powerful repertoire, including classical, pops and jazz marches. Founded in 1981, River City Brass, with its 25 members, performed their first concert in Carnegie Music Hall.

Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8:15 p.m., Hoover Auditorium, Lakeside, 419-798-4461

 An Evening with Kurt Elling
PlayhouseSquare
Saturday, August 27th

GRAMMY winner Kurt Elling is among the world's foremost jazz vocalists. Kurt will bring original compositions and standards in a concert not to be missed. Comedian Moody McCarthy will open in this evening benefiting Parkinson's research through Shaking With Laughter.

Saturday, Aug. 27 at 8 p.m., Ohio Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland, 216-241-6000

 
 

Arts & Cultural Organizations

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Member Benefits

As a way of saying “thanks” to WKSU members, many Northeast Ohio cultural organizations offer special benefits for cinema, museums, music, theatre and dance and more that include 2-for-1 performance tickets and other discounts.

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