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Celebrating 126 Years
Experience these exciting Tuesday Musical concerts this year!
Béla Fleck & Brooklyn Rider
Franz Welser-Möst, Music Director
November 12, 2013 - Tuesday - 7:30pm
14-time Grammy Award Winner and banjo player Béla Fleck will join members of the string quartet Brooklyn Rider for an evening of collaboration and grand music-making.
Jeremy Denk, piano
February 4, 2014 - Tuesday - 7:30pm
American pianist Jeremy Denk returns to the Tuesday Musical concert stage. Denk’s reputation as an unusual and compelling artist, with a broad and thought-provoking repertoire, continues to grow with each season.
A Far Cry with Matt Haimovitz
March 11, 2014 - Tuesday - 7:30 PM
A Far Cry stands at the forefront of an exciting new generation in classical music. Founded in 2007 by a tightly-knit collective of 17 young professional musicians. Matt Haimovitz is a renowned musical pioneer, and has inspired classical music lovers and countless new listeners by bringing his artistry to concert halls and clubs, outdoor festivals and intimate coffee houses.
Susan Graham & Bradley Moore
April 10, 2014 - Thursday - 7:30 PM
Susan Graham is finally coming to Akron! One of the world’s foremost stars of opera and recital and dubbed “America’s favorite mezzo” by Gramophone magazine, Graham consistently captivates audiences with her expressive voice, tall and graceful stature, and engaging acting ability in both comedy and tragedy.
All Tuesday Musical performances are held at the University of Akron’s E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill Street in Akron. Tuesday Musical is located in the United Building, One South Main Street, Suite 301, Akron. Hours: Monday-Friday 8 AM to 5 PM. Phone: 330-761-3460: Online at www.tuesdaymusical.org.
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.
Stocker Arts Center
Stocker Arts Center
Saturday, February 1st - Friday, March 14th
Friday, February 1 – 7:30 p.m.
Franc D’Ambrosio’s Broadway – Songs of the Great White Way
Franc’s voice brings the music of Broadway to life. Best known for his portrayal of the Phantom, he held the title for the longest running Phantom for over a decade.
Friday and Saturday, February 15 & 16 – 8 p.m. Yesterday Once More: A Carpenters Cabaret featuring Helen Welch and her Quartet
A celebration of the sublime music of The Carpenters who by 1976 had 16 consecutive Top 20 hits.
Friday and Saturday, March 1 & 2 – 8 p.m.
The Great American Song Book - and More!
Don Disantis’ Orchestra will take you on a journey of song from the likes of Gershwin, Porter, Mercer and others.
Sunday, March 3 – 7:30 p.m. David Syme, pianist
Back by popular demand. Syme has performed at Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and in major venues in 17 European countries.
Thursday, March 14 – 7:30 p.m. Hooray For Hollywood
Take a nostalgic journey through the most popular music of the last 50 years!
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 stockerartscenter.com
Actors' Summit Theatre Presents Bus Stop
Actors' Summit Theatre
Thursday, February 20th - Sunday, March 9th
This classic romantic comedy by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Inge has been charming audiences for nearly 60 years. Witness the passion and romance unfold between travelers who seek shelter at a diner during a howling snowstorm.
Feb. 20-March 9, Greystone Hall 103 High St., Akron, (330) 374-7568 **WKSU discount**
Players Guild Theatre Presents 'The Diary of Anne Frank'
Players Guild Theatre
At Cultural Center for the Arts
Friday, February 21st - Sunday, March 9th
In this powerful new adaptation, Anne Frank emerges from history as a living, lyrical, intensely gifted young girl who confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty, wit, and determination in an impassioned drama about the lives of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic.
Feb. 21 - March 9, Players Guild Theatre, Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, (330) 453-7617
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
At Palace Theatre, Cleveland
Tuesday, March 4th - Sunday, March 16th
As one of the most enduring musicals of all time, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' tells the whimsical tale of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son. Retelling the Biblical story of Joseph, his many brothers and the multicolored coat, this enchanted musical is packed with unforgettable tunes, including 'Those Canaan Days,' 'Any Dream Will Do' and 'Close Every Door.'
Cleveland Palace Theatre, 1615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, (216)771-8403
Rachmaninoff's Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini
At Severance Hall
Thursday, March 6th - Saturday, March 8th
The Cleveland Orchestra anticipates the coming of spring. First, Rachmaninoff's lush Rhapsody teases the season when romance traditionally blossoms. Britten's Spring Symphony is a work that represents 'the progress of Winter to Spring and the reawakening of the earth and life which that means.'
March 6 - 8, Severance Hall, University Circle, Cleveland, (216) 231-1111
Akron Symphony Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, March 8th
Stage and musical stars of NE Ohio perform the most celebrated of all scores written for a classic play. The famed Wedding March signals a happy ending even though "the course of true love never did run smooth." This production features members of the Summit Children's Choir, the Cuyahoga Valley Youth Ballet and the Akron Symphony Shakespeare Players directed by Craig Joseph.
Saturday, March 8 at 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., The University of Akron, (330) 972-7570, **WKSU member discount**
Oberlin Conservatory Presents Punch Brothers
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Finney Chapel
Sunday, March 9th
Presenting guitarist Chris Eldridge (Oberlin class of '04), Punch Brothers has influenced the bluegrass revival of the past decade. Formed in Brooklyn, the band builds its sound around modern classical structures that resemble artists ranging from Radiohead to the Strokes.
Sunday, March 9 at 7:30 p.m., Finney Chapel, 90 North Professor St., Oberlin, (440) 775-8121
Arts & Cultural Organizations
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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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