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Featured Event

Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen
September 2, 2014–June 28, 2015

Latin American and Latino Art at the AllenExperience Latin American & Latino Art at the Allen Memorial Art Museum

The works range from Mexican Revolution-era prints to recent conceptual installations. Organized into thematic groupings—religion and the sacred, immigration and exile, and death and violence, for example—many of the works are on view at the AMAM for the first time.

The exhibition showcases the breadth and quality of a collection shaped, not only as a result of purchases, but also through gifts from individual collectors who championed Latin American art of the 20th and 21st centuries.

Allen Memorial Art Museum-Oberlin College
87 North Main Street | Oberlin OH 44074
440.775.8665

http://www.oberlin.edu/amam/latinamericanart.html

 



WKSU Arts & Culture Partners

 North Union Farmer's Market
North Union Farmers’ Market
At See Event Details
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

 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

 Latin American and Latino Art at the Allen
Allen Memorial Art Museum
Tuesday, September 2nd - Sunday, June 28th

This academic year, the Allen Memorial Art Museum will feature its Latin American collection in a comprehensive exhibition organized by Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art Denise Birkhofer. The works range from Mexican Revolution-era prints to recent conceptual installations, organized into thematic groupings.

Sept. 2, 2014 to June 28, 2015, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, 87 North Main St, Oberlin, (440) 775-8665

 The Merry Wives of Windsor at Great Lakes Theater
Great Lakes Theater
At Hanna Theater
Friday, September 26th - Sunday, November 2nd

The Merry Wives of Windsor performances will begin September 26 and go through November 2nd weekends.

Meet the rotund rascal Sir John Falstaff and the wise wives of Windsor in one of Shakespeare’s most raucous comedies. With an ego as big as his voracious appetite, Falstaff conspires to woo the two wealthiest married ladies in town and pocket their riches. However, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page devise a scheme of their own to teach him a well-deserved lesson in Wooing 101. Join us and feast on a hilariously magnificent treat of monogamously artful deceit.

WKSU Discount/Preview Nights-Merry Wives of Windsor, FRI, September 26; Les Misérable, FRI October 3; A Christmas Carol SAT November 29; Dial “M” for Murder, FRI February 27, & The Tempest, FRI, April 10, in which WKSU Members and listeners receive half off regular ticket prices.

Hanna Theater-Playhouse Square
2067 E 14th St,
Cleveland, OH 44115
http://www.greatlakestheater.org/

 Human Plus: Real Lives & Real Engineering
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Saturday, September 27th - Sunday, January 4th

Human Plus: Real Lives + Real Engineering tells compelling stories of engineers and users who design and use technologies to help themselves and others achieve their goals—from everyday routines to lifelong dreams. The exhibition offers visitors a chance to explore and create a range of low tech and high tech tools that restore and extend human abilities.

Sept. 27 - Jan. 4, 2015, Fawick Gallery, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, (216)-231-4600

 Les Miserables at Great Lakes Theater
Great Lakes Theater
At Hanna Theater
Friday, October 3rd - Sunday, November 9th

The winner of over 100 international awards and witnessed by over 65 million people worldwide, this unforgettable blockbuster musical sweeps audiences through an epic tale of broken dreams, passion and redemption, set against the backdrop of a French nation in the throes of revolution.

Oct. 3 - Nov. 9, Hanna Theater, PlayhouseSquare, (216)-241-6000

 Making God Laugh, a comedy of planners
Actors' Summit Theatre
Thursday, October 9th - Sunday, November 2nd

"If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans."- Woody Allen

You CAN go home again, but are you sure it's a good idea? Ruthie & Bill welcome their children (a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former football star) home for the holidays. Home is where the heart AND the laughter is!

Oct. 9 - Nov. 2, Actors' Summit Theatre, Greystone Hall, 103 High Street, Akron, (330) 374-7568 **WKSU Member Discount**

 Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Apollo's Fire
At See Event Details
Friday, October 31st - Friday, November 7th

The exoticism of the East meets the structure of the West in this masterpiece. When AF introduced it to Northeast Ohio, THE Plain Dealer called it “the smash hit of the classical music season.” Sorrell’s interpretation has won international praise thanks to the European release of AF’s CD recording. A national tour follows the local performances.

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 & Nov. 7, Oct. 31: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Akron; Nov. 1: Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland; Nov. 2: St. Mary of the Falls, Olmsted Falls; Nov. 7: First Baptist Church, Shaker Heights, (216)-320-0012

 Ghost Tours
Zoar Community Association
At Zoar Village
Friday, October 31st - Saturday, November 1st

Stroll through the haunted village and buildings of Zoar. Costumed guides lead the tours and tell tales of spirits past and present. You may even encounter spirits from the past as you visit the buildings.

Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, Historic Zoar Village, (330) 874-3011

 Orchestra Spotlight
Canton Symphony Orchestra
At Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Sunday, November 2nd

This evening's program is all about the very talented musicians that make up the CSO. Several of the principal performers will share the spotlight on a variety of concerti including Vivaldi's Concerto for Two Violins in A minor and Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No. 5.

Sunday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m., Umstattd Performing Arts Hall (McKinley Senior High School campus), 2323 17th Street NW, Canton, (330) 452-2094

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