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  Beyond Craft: Decorative Arts from the Eagle Collection
Canton Museum of Art
Thursday, August 27th - Sunday, October 25th

Beyond Craft, the first major exhibition from the Eagle Collection, surveys the significant artists and aesthetic movements of studio craft from the mid-1960s to the early 1990s. The heart of the collection is ceramics and also includes fiber art, furniture, glass, jewelry, and works on paper.

Sept. 27 - Oct. 25, the Canton Museum of Art, Cultural Center for the Arts, Canton, (330) 453-7666

 Players Guild presents 'Jekyll & Hyde: The Musical'
Players Guild Theatre
At Player's Guild Theatre
Tuesday, September 1st - Sunday, September 20th

Dr. Henry Jekyll is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind’s most challenging medical dilemmas and decides to make himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, accidentally unleashing the man the world would come to know as Mr. Hyde.

Sept. 1 - 20, Players Guild Theatre, Cultural Center for the Arts, Canton, (330) 453-7617

 First Friday Canton: Friday Night Fever
Arts in Stark
At Downtown Canton
Friday, September 4th

First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District featuring themed music, performance and visual arts events and always a few surprises for adults and children. It is primarily a self-guided tour of local art galleries, studios, stores and restaurants. First Friday begins with a First Stop at the Canton Museum of Art @ 5:30.

Friday, Sept. 4 from 6 p.m.-10 p.m., Canton Art District, downtown Canton, (330) 452-4096

 Dobama presents 'Or,'
Dobama Theatre Company
At Dobama Theatre
Friday, September 4th - Sunday, October 4th

Based loosely on true events, Or, takes place (mostly) during one night in the life of Aphra Behn, real life poetess, spy, and soon to be the world’s first professional female playwright. Be captivated by this adventurous woman in this funny, sexy, and inventive neo-Restoration comedy.

Sept. 4 - Oct. 4, Dobama Theatre, 2340 Lee Rd., Cleveland Heights, (216) 932-3396

 Todd Rundgren with the Akron Symphony
Akron Symphony
At Akron Civic Theatre
Saturday, September 5th

The Todd Rundgren with the Akron Symphony Orchestra will be Rundgren's fourth and fifth symphonic concerts in North America. The set lists will feature some of the songs Todd has performed with orchestras in the past as well as 14 new songs total for the two concerts.

Saturday, Sept. 5 at 8 p.m., the Akron Civic Theatre, Akron, (330) 253-2488

 Celebration Series: The music of John Williams
Cleveland Orchestra
At Blossom Music Center
Saturday, September 5th - Sunday, September 6th

A blockbuster tribute to Hollywood’s most legendary composer. He needs no introduction: John Williams’s film scores are instantly recognizable and beloved across the world. Join The Cleveland Orchestra as they perform music from his movie classics, including Star Wars, Indiana Jones, E.T., Harry Potter, Superman, Jaws, Jurassic Park.

Saturday, September 5, 2015 - Sunday September 6, 2015, both concerts at 8:00 p.m., Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls, (330) 920-8040

 Kent Art in the Park
Kent Parks and Recreation
At Fred Fuller Park
Saturday, September 12th - Sunday, September 13th

Art in the Park features artists who express their creative talents through photography, paintings, artful apparel, ceramics and pottery, drawings, jewelry, glasswork, metal and wood. Plus food trucks and live music and other performances on multiple stages.

Sept. 12 & 13, Fred Fuller Park, Kent, (330) 673-8897

 Murch Canopy Walk Opens
Holden Arboretum
Monday, September 14th

The Murch Canopy Walk, a 500' long elevated walkway built 65' above the forest floor, will give guests a unique perspective on forests and the animals that inhabit them. The Kalberer Emergent Tower will take guests above the trees to a height of 120 feet where on a clear day you can see all the way to Lake Erie.

Public opening Sept. 14, Holden Arboretum, Kirtland, (440) 946-4400, ext 224

 Stocker Center presents Artrageous!
Stocker Arts Center
Wednesday, September 16th

Artrageous is a fun, engaging, inclusive celebration of the Arts! Combining speed painting, music, dance, comedy, world class singing, showmanship and, of course their trademark joyful audience interaction, this show will be enjoyed by people of all ages.

Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, (440) 366-4040

 A Gift to Cherish
National First Ladies' Library
At National First Ladies' Library Education and Research Center
Thursday, September 17th - Friday, February 26th

Tokens of gratitude preserve memories of special events in our lives. No one knows this as well as the President and First Lady. A Gift to Cherish is an exhibit of unique gifts First Ladies have given to personal friends, staff members, acquaintances, and admirers.

Sept. 17, 2015 - Feb. 26, 2016, National First Ladies' Library, Canton, (330) 452-0876

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