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Featured Event

The 40th Cleveland International Film Festival
March 30th- April 10th

The 40th Cleveland International Film FestivalThe Cleveland International Film Festival promotes artistically and culturally significant film arts through education and exhibition to enrich the life of the community. The festival began in 1977, and now 40 years later, is still a very popular event in Cleveland bringing different cultures to Northeast Ohio!

 



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

 Coach House Theatre presents 'Lend Me a Tenor'
Coach House Theatre
Thursday, May 12th - Sunday, June 5th

When the leading tenor for the Cleveland Opera Company is accidentally drugged, he is secretly replaced by the company's young assistant, both in the opera -- and in a wild attempt to keep the star's romantic entanglements from discovering each other. Comic farce at it's very best.

May 12 - June 5. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., Sundays at 2:30 p.m. Coach House Theatre, Akron, 330-434-7741

 Actors' Summit presents 'Tinytypes'
Actors' Summit Theater
Thursday, May 19th - Sunday, June 19th

This TONY-nominated, nostalgic, musical revue revisits turn-of-the-19th-century America and is a brew of popular songs from 1890 to 1917. Featuring a long list of great American tunes like 'Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight,' 'Meet Me In St. Louis,' 'Yankee Doodle Boy,' and 'You're a Grand Old Flag,' this American musical revue is a great family hit.

May 19 - Jun. 19, Actors' Summit Theater, Greystone Hall, Akron, 330-374-7568

 Cleveland Play House presents 'Steel Magnolias'
Cleveland Play House
At Allen Theatre
Saturday, May 21st - Sunday, August 21st

At Truvy's beauty shop, the women are all sass and brass. Six southern spitfires gather each week to gossip and support each other through thick and thin. But those bonds are about to be tested when M'Lynn and her daughter Shelby face a life-changing event. Infused with heart and humor, Steel Magnolias is a hilarious story of love, loss, and enduring friendship.

May 21 - Aug. 21, Cleveland Play House, Allen Theatre, PlayhouseSquare, Cleveland, 216-241-6000

 Weathervane Playhouse presents 'Monty Python's Spamalot'
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 26th

Lovingly 'ripped off' from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, the uproarious musical comedy Spamalot re-tells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful showgirls — not to mention cows, killer rabbits and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls?

June 2 - 26, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, 330-836-2626

 Marilyn Bianchi Kids’ Playwriting Festival
Dobama Theatre Company
At Dobama Theatre
Friday, June 3rd

A Dobama tradition, the Marilyn Bianchi Kids’ Playwriting Festival (MBKPF) is entering its 38th year of producing plays written by kids! Hundreds of plays are submitted by students throughout Cuyahoga County, grades 1 – 12. Dedicated to the memory of Marilyn Bianchi, the festival is the nation’s first event of its kind, encouraging kids to celebrate the fun and joy of live theatre!

Friday, June 3rd, Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396

 Scientist Lecture Series #6
Holden Arboretum
At Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Thursday, July 14th

This lecture features Jeff Diez, assistant professor of Plant Ecology at the University of California - Riverside.

Thursday, July 14 at 7 p.m. Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, (440) 946-4400, ext 224

 
 

Arts & Cultural Organizations

Northeast Ohio is home to a wide variety of professional and community arts and culture organizations. Click on a link below for easy access.

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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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