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 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**

 Relatively Speaking
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, October 9th - Sunday, October 26th

In this British comedy set during the "swinging sixties," a complicated series of mistaken identities unravels for a young couple planning to get married.

Oct. 9 - Oct. 26, Weathervane Community Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626 **WKSU Member Discount**

 Murder in the Mansion
Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
Thursday, October 9th - Friday, October 24th

Suspects! Motives! Mystery! It’s an incredible interactive evening experience taking place from 7-9pm on select evenings in October. Another murder has taken place in the Manor House. Who is the murderer? What was the motive? Come and join the suspects to help figure out this whodunit.

Oct. 9 - Oct. 24, Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, Akron, Ohio, Murder in the Mansion

 The Main Event Speaker Series Presents John Hodgeman
Akron-Summit County Public Library
At Akron-Summit County Public Library Main Auditorium
Wednesday, October 22nd

Before he went on television, John Hodgeman was a
simple writer and humorist. He has been the Humor Editor for the New York Times Magazine, a frequent contributor to “This American Life,” advice columnist for McSweeney’s, comic book reviewer for the New York Times Book Review, and a freelance journalist specializing in a wide variety of subjects.

Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 7 p.m., Main Library Auditorium, Akron-Summit County Public Library

 Hilary Hahn Plays Bach
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Thursday, October 23rd - Saturday, October 25th

Brahms and Mendelssohn were profoundly influenced by Bach. In these concerts, two of their works are paired with Bach's two violin concertos, performed by renowned violinist Hilary Hahn, two-time Grammy winner, who was also named America's Best Young Classical Musician by Time magazine.

Oct. 23 - Oct. 25, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216)-231-1111

 An Evening with Molly Ringwald
Stocker Arts Center
Friday, October 24th

Molly Ringwald acts, writes books, and sings jazz. Ringwald earned a Golden Globe nomination at age thirteen, and went on to star in numerous films, including the iconic films Sixteen Candles, The Breakfast Club, and Pretty in Pink. Since her debut jazz album dropped in April 2013, Ringwald and her band have performed over 140 concerts in four countries.

Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, 1005 N Abbe Rd, Elyria, (440) 366-4040

 Primate Conservation in a Rapidly Changing World: Perspectives from the Muriqui Monkeys of Brazil
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
At Murch Auditorium
Friday, October 24th

Dr. Karen B. Strier will trace the behavioral, ecological and demographic changes over her 31-year study of a growing population of one of the world's most critically endangered primates, the northern muriqui (Brachyteles hypoxanthus) of Brazil. Changes in the muriquis' behavior appear to have buffered them from fluctuating ecological and demographic conditions, and provide clues into what we can do to ensure their survival.

Friday, Oct. 24 at 5:30 p.m., Murch Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, (216) 231-1177

 Rocking the Dead: Battle of the Bands
Sandusky Concert Association
At Sandusky State Theatre
Saturday, October 25th

Join the Sandusky State Theatre for Rocking the Dead this fall for its 1st Annual Battle of the Bands on Saturday, October 25, 2014. The battle will include seven finalists to perform on the historic Sandusky State Theatre stage. Each band will have the opportunity to show northwest Ohio and Sandusky who really is the best band of the land.

Oct. 25 at 5 p.m., Sandusky State Theatre
107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, OH 44870, (877)-626-1950

 Masterworks Chorale presents Brahms Requiem
Summit Choral Society
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, October 25th

This emotionally charged, undisputed masterpiece of choral music (also called German Requiem) will be performed by the Masterworks Chorale, the flagship ensemble of SCS, along with guest soloists and full orchestra. Even after 150 years, it remains one of the most beloved requiems ever written.

Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, The University of Akron, 198 Hill St, Akron, (330) 434-7464

 Wooster Symphony Orchestra
Wooster Symphony Orchestra
At McGaw Chapel
Saturday, October 25th

As an auditioned orchestra, today's Wooster Symphony offers participating instrumentalists experience performing orchestral literature of musical genres ranging from the baroque period to the contemporary, including music by living composers.

Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m., 340 E. University St., The College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio 44691, (330)-263-2419

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