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 Self and Others: The photographic portrait
Akron Area Art Alliance
At Summit ArtSpace
Friday, March 20th - Sunday, May 3rd

A new exhibition, Self & Others: The Photographic Portrait, will provide an opportunity to look beyond the static representation that is often seen in portraits. A number of local photographers including Brad Hart, Cheryl Townsend, Ed Suba, and Don Parsisson, will be showcasing their interpretation of a portrait in the exhibition.

March 20, 2015 - May 20, 2015, 140 East Market Street, Akron, (330) 376-8480

 In Grand Style
Western Reserve Historical Society
Monday, March 23rd - Monday, November 30th

In Grand Style, the newest exhibit at the WRHS History Center, features historic garments and accessories that provide a window into the world of privileged Cleveland.

Ends, November 30, 2015, Western Reserve Historical Society, 10825 East Boulevard
Cleveland, (216) 721-5722

 Heritage Series Concerts
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
At Happy Days Lodge
Saturday, March 28th - Friday, May 1st

Three Days concert series presented by the National Park Service to celebrate cultural legacy of Cuyahoga Valley that includes artists such as Tall Heights & Darlingside, Dala, Comas, and Front Country.

March 28, 2015, April 17, 2015, April 24, 2015, May 1, 2015, all concerts at 8:00 p.m., Happy Days Lodge, Peninsula, (330) 657-2909

 Bad Jews
Actors' Summit Theatre
Thursday, April 16th - Sunday, May 3rd

Cousins battle for a sacred family heirloom. She is the family "superjew," he the assimilated atheist. The atheist has Grandpa's medal. The believer wants it. Somebody's going to get it.

April 16 - May 3, Actors' Summit Theatre, Greystone Hall, 103 High Street, Akron, (330) 374-7568

 Kent State University celebrates Earth Month
Kent State University
Friday, April 17th - Friday, May 1st

Kent State celebrates Earth Month with a series of fun, educational events in April that welcome students and the Kent community to get involved. The celebration begins with Adirondack Chair Assembly, where Student groups unplug and enjoy the beautiful campus.

April, 2015, Kent State campus. Stay up to date on upcoming events at

 Unnecessary Farce
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, April 23rd - Sunday, May 10th

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight Doors. Go!
Thus begins a wild, theatrical ride that The Fort Worth Star Telegram called “A laugh-till-you-weep comedy on a par with Noises Off.”

April 23 - May 10, 2015, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626

 Allied Artists of America
Canton Museum of Art
Friday, April 24th - Sunday, July 19th

Founded in 1914 in New York City, Allied Artists of America attracts the best and most celebrated artists in this country. This exhibition will be comprised of 75 - 80 signature members of Allied Artists, including Gary Erbe, Robert Palevitz, Mitzura Salgian, Elizabeth Torak and many others.

April 24 - July 19, 2015, Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave N, Canton, OH 44702, (330)-453-7666

 Superior Donuts
Dobama Theatre Company
At Dobama Theatre
Friday, April 24th - Sunday, May 24th

This comedy-drama by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize–winning author Tracy Letts explores the challenges of accepting the past, embracing the present, and facing the future through the redemptive power of friendship.

Friday, April 24, 2015 - Sunday, May 24, 2015, Dobama Theatre, Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396

 Author Scott Weidensaul will present Messing Around with Birds (For Fun and Science)
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
At Murch Auditorium
Friday, May 1st

Join naturalist Scott Weidensaul for a lighthearted exploration of his many avian research projects, from studying the migration of western hummingbirds that aren't supposed to be in the East in December (but are), to banding tiny Saw-whet Owls and tracking the biggest invasion of majestic Snowy Owls in a century

Friday, May 1, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Cleveland museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600.

  13th Annual Performance of Giving Voice
Kent State University
At Wick Poetry Center
Friday, May 1st

The Giving Voice performance showcases material created in the Wick Poetry Center’s outreach programs. These workshops are led by Kent State undergraduates enrolled in the service-learning course “Teaching Poetry in the Schools.”

Thursday, May 1, 2015 at 6:30 p.m., Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University, (330) 672-2062

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