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Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
Enjoy a summer event at Cain Park.
These shows are sponsored by WKSU and members receive a $2.00 per ticket discount.
Carolina Chocolate Drops
(Evans Amphitheater), Thursday, June 12, 8 pm
(Evans Amphitheater), Saturday, June 14, 8 pm
Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy
(Evans Amphitheater), Sunday, June 22, 7 pm.
Nickel Creek, (co-presented by WKSU)
(Evans Amphitheater), Friday, July 18, 8 pm
(Evans Amphitheatre), Sunday, July 27, 7 pm
Other highlights include:
(Evans Amphitheater), Saturday, June 28, 8 pm
(Evans Amphitheater) July 26, 8 pm
(Alma Theatre)July 31 – August 17, Thursdays-Saturdays, 7 pm, Sundays 2 pm
For all events and more information, visit www.cainpark.com.
Cain Park stretches between Lee and South Taylor roads (bordered by Superior Road and Hyde Park Avenue). FREE PARKING SHUTTLE SERVICE is available for specific events (Evenings only) from Severance Town Center. Bring a picnic or let Cain’s concessionaire prepare a picnic dinner for you.
Purchase tickets at ticketmaster.com, at ticketmaster outlets or call Cain Park at 216-371-3000, or visit Cain Park in person (closed every Monday).
Kent State University Presents Shifting Paradigms Exhibit|
Kent State University
At Kent State University Fashion Museum
Thursday, September 26th - Sunday, August 31st
Kent State University's Shifting Paradigms: Fashion and Technology Exhibit explores pioneering applications of technology that will have a radical effect on the future of personal expression, image and clothing. The exhibition will be divided into four categories: Generative Technology Design, Democracy of Preference/ Subversion of Traditional Production, DIY, Technology and Expression. Check out the fashion museum from now until Aug. 31!
Kent State University Museum 515 Hilltop Dr.,(corner of E. Main and S. Lincoln Streets)
Arthur Koby Jewelry: The Creative Eye
Kent State University Museum
Friday, October 25th - Sunday, October 5th
The KSU Museum displays the work of acclaimed contemporary jewelry artist Arthur Koby in a new exhibition. The exhibit includes works on loan from clients who have accumulated collections of Koby's jewelry, as well as from the designer himself. The exhibition runs through Oct. 5, 2014.
Oct. 25, 2013-Oct. 5, 2014, Kent State University Museum, 515 Hilltop Drive, (330) 672-3450.
Akron Art Museum Presents Tony Feher Exhibit
Akron Art Museum
Saturday, April 12th - Sunday, August 17th
From bottles filled with colored water to marbles and pennies, paper cups and soft drink crates, the Akron Art Museum features 25 years of artist Tony Feher's work. Feher arranges, dangles and aligns his materials to form fluid lines, rhythms and bursts of color and light. His art explores the intricate beauty and poetry of ordinary household objects.
From April 12 through Aug. 17 at the Akron Art Museum One South High St., Akron (330) 376-9185
Countryside Conservancy Farmers' Market
At Howe Meadow
Saturday, May 10th - Saturday, October 25th
The Countryside Conservancy presents a Farmers' Market at Howe Meadow on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to noon, continuing through Saturday, Oct. 25. The Conservancy also features a farmers' market on Thursdays in Highland Square through Oct. 2.
Saturdays now through Oct. 25, Howe Meadow, 4040 Riverview Rd., Peninsula, (330) 657-2542; Thursdays now through Oct. 2, Highland Square, Conger Avenue and West Market Street
North Union Farmer's Market
North Union Farmers’ Market
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Wednesday, May 14th - Saturday, December 20th
North Union Farmer's Market is proud to present Northeast Ohio with fresh produce through its seven spring & summer locations. Locations include Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, University Hospitals Market, Cleveland Clinic Beachwood Market, PlayhouseSquare/CSU Market, Shaker Square Market, Crocker Park Market, and Chagrin Falls Market.
May 14 through December 20, various locations (see www.northunionfarmersmarket.org for days, times and details), (216) 751-7656
Cleveland Museum of Natural History Presents 'Animal Secrets'
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, May 17th - Sunday, September 14th
Ever wonder where a chipmunk sleeps, or what an eagle feeds its young? In Animal Secrets, families can learn the answers to these questions as they explore the hidden habitats and secret lives of forest animals. Children can experience nature from an animal's point of view as they explore a cave, stream, meadow, and the woods.
Saturday, May 17 through Sunday, Sept. 14, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Dr., Cleveland, (216) 231-4600
Traveling the Silk Road at Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, May 31st - Sunday, October 5th
Take a journey across Asia and discover the spectacular sights, sounds and stories of the greatest trade route of ancient times. Emboss a passport as you travel through four cities. Experience a full-scale re-creation of a night market, walk through a replica of the prow of an Arabian sailing ship. Along the journey, discover ancient technologies, learn how silk was made and uncover amazing stories.
May 31 - Oct. 5, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600
National First Ladies' Library Presents Mom in Chief
National First Ladies' Library
At National First Ladies' Library Education and Research Center
Sunday, June 1st - Friday, January 9th
The National First Ladies' Library presents "Mom-in-Chief," an exhibit that focuses on the everyday, private and special events between a mother and her children. Family celebrations, such as weddings and births, become reasons for national merriment as the First Lady fulfills her role in the spotlight. The exhibit looks at the highs and lows of family life while living in the White House.
Now through Jan. 9, 2015, National First Ladies' Library, 205 Market Ave. South, Canton, (330) 452-0876
Massillon Museum Presents 'Fragile Waters'
Saturday, June 7th - Sunday, September 14th
Fragile Waters is a powerful artistic and ecological statement through the inspiring black and white images of three renowned photographers and environmentalists — Ansel Adams, Ernest H. Brooks II, and Dorothy Kerper Monnelly. The traveling exhibition of 117 photographs takes viewers from the snow-melt of the High Sierras at 12,000 feet elevation to far below the crashing waves of the Pacific Ocean.
June 7 - Sept. 14, Massillon Museum, 121 Lincoln Way East, Massillon, (330) 833-4061
Ohio Light Opera Presents 'My Fair Lady'
Ohio Light Opera
At Freedlander Theatre
Saturday, June 14th - Saturday, August 9th
When Henry Higgins accepts a bet to groom a Covent Garden flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, and pass her off to his society friends as a lady, his efforts are successful, but with unintended consequences! Lerner and Loewe's musical adaptation of Shaw's look at class issues is one of the most-beloved plays of all time, with songs including "Wouldn't It Be Loverly," "I Could Have Danced All Night," and "On the Street Where You Live."
July 14 through Aug. 9 Freedlander Theatre, 329 E University St., Wooster, (330) 263-2241
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.A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
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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