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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

As Northeast Ohioans welcome the spring weather this week, local venues are offering musical, theatrical and exploratory events for community members to enjoy. Adapted from the beloved novel by Jane Austen, Kent State University presents this witty comedy of manners, telling the story of five Bennet daughters in need of husbands. The Cleveland Public Theatre presents A Killing Game, a theatre-meets-party-game in an evening of laugh-out-loud fun. Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns comes to Kent State University as part of the Presidential Speaker Series to present "Sharing the American Experience." Check out what other events are offered this week!

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Ticket Pre-sale for The Trey Anastasio Band at House of Blues

WKSU listeners can use the code WKSU to purchase tickets on Wednesday, April 23 before they go on sale to the general public to see The Trey Anastasio Band at the Cleveland House of Blues on May 23.

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Download a Pass for 'The Railway Man'

WKSU listeners can download a pass to a preview screening of the new film The Railway Man at the Cedar Lee Theatre on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. Go to the WKSU link at Gofobo.com to download the pass.

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Heroin: Big Trouble in a Small Town

Heroin abuse is gaining a lot of attention as it spreads through Ohio's suburbs. But it's in rural areas like Tuscarawas County that the drug has been a huge problem for a decade. Some describe it as a first love; others as a lifelong battle. Amanda Rabinowitz examines the issue in a three-part series examining heroin abuse in small-town Ohio with stories of addiction, death -- and hope.

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Donate your unwanted car, truck, boat, motorcycle, or other vehicle and support WKSU via the station's vehicle charitable donation program.

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Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Alley.com--All Folk Music! All The Time!FolkAlley.com is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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