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 Spanning the Spectrum: A Unique Musical Odyssey
Summit Choral Society
At Akron Civic Theatre
Saturday, April 26th

Join the Summit Choral Society in celebrating a unique musical odyssey spanning a wide musical spectrum. Featuring Karl Jenkins' musical masterpiece, 'A Mass for Peace', commemorate the events of May 4, 1970 with special speaker, KSU Professor Emeritus Jerry Lewis. Bluegrass band Honeytown performs with the chorus in the concert's second half.

Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theatre, Akron, (330) 253-2488

 Hall of Fame Marathon

Sunday, April 27th

The Spring 2014 Canton Pro Hall of Fame Marathon will take place on Sunday, April 27 at 7 a.m. Volunteers and runners needed! Registration closes on Wednesday, April 23, so sign up quickly!

201 Market Ave., North, Canton
(330) 284-9568

 Music of Michael Sachs
Music From the Western Reserve
At Christ Church Episcopal
Sunday, April 27th

Music from The Western Reserve's distinguished music series continues its 31st season with Michael Sachs, trumpet. Principal trumpet with The Cleveland Orchestra since 1988, Michael Sachs has been praised by critics for his “spectacular chops,” and “radiant tone,” and is recognized internationally as a leading soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, teacher, author, and clinician.

Sunday, April 27 at 5 p.m., Christ Church Episcopal, Hudson, (330) 840-8429

 Cleveland Chamber Music Society Presents Eighth Blackbird
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
At Waetjen Auditorium, C.S.U.
Tuesday, April 29th

The Cleveland Chamber Music Society presents Eighth Blackbird. Combining the finesse of a string quartet, Eighth Blackbird blends the energy of a rock band and the energy of a storefront theater company. The Chicago-based, three-time Grammy-winning musicians move audiences across the country and around the world.

Tuesday, April 29 at 7:30 p.m., Waetjen Auditorium, Cleveland, (216) 687-5018

 Canton Ceramic Artists Guild May Show & Sale
Canton Museum of Art
Friday, May 2nd - Saturday, May 3rd

The Canton Ceramic Artists Guild, an affiliate Museum Group of the Canton Museum of Art, will hold their 23rd Annual May Show and Sale on Friday, May 2, from 4:00 to 8:00pm, and Saturday, May 3, from 10:00am to 2:00pm, in the Wilkof Courtyard at the Canton Museum of Art. Admission to the event is free. The Museum is located in the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue North, in downtown Canton.
A wide variety of handcrafted, decorative and functional pottery, clay sculpture and more will be on display and available for purchase. All works are made by members of the Guild, and a portion of the sales proceeds benefit ceramic education programs at the Museum. This year’s show coincides with the Canton Museum of Art’s major new ceramics exhibition, “Waylande Gregory: Art Deco Ceramics and The Atomic Impulse.”
Sales Benefit Stark County Hunger Task Force & Museum Education Programs
Canton Museum of Art 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, OH 447002 show begins May 2nd and Ends May 3rd.

 James Taylor Comes to Blossom
Live Nation
At Blossom Music Center
Friday, July 25th

James Taylor comes to Blossom Music Center on July 25, inviting folk rock and country music fans to join the festivities. The concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets will be available on presale beginning Friday Feb. 7.

Blossom Music Center 1145 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls. Call 800-745-3000 for more information.

 Stocker Arts Center
Stocker Arts Center
Wednesday, April 8th - Tuesday, May 19th

Monday, April 8 – 7:30 p.m. 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

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