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Experience the arts at Lorain County Community College

Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler’s theme cuts across barriers of race, class, nationality and religion, leaving audiences crying tears of laughter, joy and sadness.

Saturday, April 6 – 7:30 p.m.
Arts Midwest World Fest - Çudaman (Indonesia)
Take a tour to Bali and witness a highly creative musical and dance repertoire that is vibrant, technical and free spirited.

Friday & Saturday, April 26 & 27 – 8 p.m.
Circa 1939: Gershwin On The Air
“Song after song burst from the stage, filling your ears as if they’d been there forever, but with a new coating of freshness.” Donald Rosenberg, The Plain Dealer

Monday, April 29 – 7:30 p.m.
An Evening With Courtney Bryan and Esperanza Spalding: A Duo Recital
Stocker Center’s signature event! The young bassist/vocalist/composer (and Grammy winner) was one of the biggest breakout stars of 2011 – not just in jazz but in all genres of music.

Sunday, May 5 – 2 p.m. The Making of …
The Music Man
The fascinating story of its creation by The Musical Theatre Project with co- hosts Bill Rudman and Nancy Maier.

Saturday and Sunday, May 18 & 19 – 8 p.m. & 2 p.m.
Families Love Musicals!
Musical Theater Project’s new cabaret created expressly for families

The Box Office is located in the main lobby area of the Stocker Arts Center
on the campus of Lorain County Community College (LCCC),
1005 North Abbe Road, Elyria. Call 440-366-4040 or 800-995-5222 ext. 4040 or visit


WKSU Arts & Culture Partners

 Eyes on First Ladies: The Power of the Press
National First Ladies' Library
At National First Ladies' Library Education and Research Center
Thursday, June 6th - Wednesday, April 30th

Even though they aren't on the Presidential ticket, First Ladies are equally scrutinized by the press. And, the spotlight on their fashion choices and philanthropic endeavors can sometimes be especially harsh. Find out more about First Ladies as media celebrities.

Now through April 30, 2014, National First Ladies' Library, 331 S. Market Ave., Canton, (330) 452-0876

 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.

 Nature's Mating Games: Beyond the Birds & the Bees
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, October 26th - Sunday, April 27th

The Cleveland opening of Nature's Mating Games: Beyond the Birds & the Bees marks the North American debut of this enlightening exhibit. Fresh from previous engagements at the Natural History Museum in London and the Palais de la Decouverte in Paris, Nature's Mating Games exposes the unusual, odd and sometimes downright dangerous truth about how animals reproduce.

Oct. 26-Apr. 27, Cleveland Muesum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland,
(216) 231 4600.

 'Symphony of Life'-The Art of Erin Mulligan
Canton Museum of Art
Friday, March 21st - Sunday, July 20th

Thick coatings of oil cake the clay boards on display along the Museum exhibit. Exploring the realms of human existence, high school artist Erin Mulligan presents her signature series of oil paintings at the Canton Museum of Art, opening to the public beginning March 21 through July 20. Featuring pieces such as "Frabbit Apocalypse," “Fire Breathing Rabbits” and “Laser Cats,” Mulligan's work has spread throughout Northeast Ohio.

March 21 through July 20 at the Canton Museum of Art 1001 Market Ave., North Canton
(330) 453-7666

 Akron Presents Antiquarian Book, Paper Fair
Northern Ohio Bibliographic Society
At John S. Knight Center
Friday, April 18th - Saturday, April 19th

The Northern Ohio Bibliographic Society presents a celebration of books in the "Antiquarian Book & Paper Fair at the John S. Knight Center from Friday, April 18 at 3 p.m. and Saturday, April 19 at 10 a.m. About 40 vendors will be on site at the fair, offering a selection of genres from rare first editions, children’s books, Americana, mysteries, science fiction, cookbooks, Civil War, aviation, travel and more!

Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19 at the John S. Knight Center 77 East Mill St., Akron
(216) 382-6383

 Tuesday Musical Presents Susan Graham
Tuesday Musical
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Monday, April 21st

One of the world’s foremost stars of opera and recital and dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone magazine, Susan Graham consistently captivates audiences. She is a celebrated expert in French music and a leading lady in opera roles around the world. Talented pianist, Bradley Moore, will be joining Graham on stage for the recital.

*Rescheduled Date* - Monday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m., E. J. Thomas Hall, The University of Akron, Akron, (330) 972-7570

 Kent State Presidential Speaker Series Presents Ken Burns
Kent State University
At Kent State University MAC Center
Tuesday, April 22nd

Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns comes to Kent State University as part of the Presidential Speaker Series to present "Sharing the American Experience." Burns has worked on several top-rated PBS series, including "The Civil War, "Baseball," "The Dust Bowl" and "The Central Park Five."

Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m., the MAC Center, Kent State University, (330) 672-2216

 Wooster Scarlet Gray & Green Fair

At Fisher Auditorium, OARDC
Tuesday, April 22nd

Wooster presents "the green way to celebrate the Earth Day" at the Scarlet Gray & Green Fair
on Tuesday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium. Solar Project Manager Brandon Miller will promote "energy independence for Wayne County residents." The fair will feature student projects and green exhibits as well as recycling and food vendors.

Tuesday, April 22 at The Ohio State University
Wooster Campus Fisher Auditorium 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster (330) 2630-3700

 The Power of Love: Passions of Handel and Vivaldi
Apollo's Fire
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Thursday, April 24th - Sunday, April 27th

Apollo's Fire presents The Power of Love. Hailed in Europe, Amanda Forsythe is now a star of the international opera world. She returns to Apollo's Fire to present the lovesick pathos and fire of the baroque opera stage. Concertmaster Olivier Brault and cellist René Schiffer set sparks flying in Vivaldi concertos.

Thursday, April 24 at 7:30 p.m., Fairlawn Lutheran Church (WKSU Member Discount); Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26 at 8 p.m., St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Cleveland Heights; Sunday, April 27 at 4 p.m., Rocky River Presbyterian Church, (216) 320-0012

 Akron Symphony Presents the Music of John Denver
Akron Symphony
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Friday, April 25th

The Akron Symphony Orchestra with Jim Curry and his band perform some of the greatest hits by one of the most popular recording artists of the 1970s, country-folk singer songwriter John Denver, featuring original charts created for orchestra.

Friday, April 25 at 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, The University of Akron, (330) 972-7570.

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