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 Summers@Severance
Cleveland Orchestra
At Severance Hall
Friday, August 1st - Friday, August 29th

Severance Hall presents a Friday Concert Series for the month of August, featuring three outstanding performances on Aug. 1, Aug. 15 and Aug. 29! Join the audience at 7 p.m. on Aug. 1 for Summer Romance, preseting Rachmaninoff's Fire with conductor Johannes Debus. Get a taste of The Beethoven Experience on Aug. 15 as conductor Jahja Ling leads the orchestra in Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus, Symphony No. 4, and Choral Fantasy. Don't miss Franz and Brahms on Aug. 29 with conductor Franz Welser-Möst.

Aug. 1, 15, and 29 at The Cleveland Orchestra Severance Hall 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland
(216) 231-1111

 Tremont Arts in August at Lincoln Park
Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival
At Lincoln Park
Thursday, August 7th - Saturday, August 23rd

Arts in August presents a variety of entertainment this month, from music and dance to theatre and bands. Events taking place in historic Lincoln Park: Verb Ballets (8/8 at 8:30 p.m.), the Movement Project (8/9 at 3 p.m.), GroundWorks Dance Theater (9/9 at 8:30 p.m.), Harmonia (8/15 at 7 p.m.), Opera Per Tutti (8/16 at 7 p.m.) Mo' Mojo (8/22 at 7 p.m.) and Papo Ruiz Y La Dulzura de la Salsa (8/23 at 7 p.m.

Lincoln Park, Kenilworth Ave. and W 11th St., Cleveland, (216) 575-0920

 Rabbit Run Theatre Presents 'The Odd Couple'
Rabbit Run Community Arts Association
At Rabbit Run Theater
Friday, August 15th - Saturday, August 30th

Compulsive neat-freak Felix Ungar is kicked out of his house by his wife and moves in with slob Oscar Madison. Felix and Oscar quickly find themselves at odds in the laugh-out-loud production of Neil Simon's classic comedy!

Friday, Aug. 15 - Saturday, Aug. 30, Rabbit Run Theater, 5648 W. Chapel Rd., Madison, (440) 428-7092

 Cleveland Orchestra Presents Carmina Burana
Cleveland Orchestra
At Blossom Music Center
Saturday, August 23rd

The 2014 Blossom Music Festival presents Cleveland Orchestra's 'Carmina Burana' on Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Conductor Andrew Grams and Nadine Sierra, soprano, present the debut, featuring Orff's Carmina Burana Bach's Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.

Aug. 23 at 8 p.m. Blossom Music Center 1145 W Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls
(330) 920-8040

 Art on the Green
Hudson Society of Artists
At Downtown Hudson
Saturday, August 23rd - Sunday, August 24th

The Hudson Society of Artists is pleased to host its 34th Annual Art On the Green, going strong since 1980, with more than 150 artists showing original artwork. This show is held outdoors, rain or shine, on the South Green of beautiful historic Hudson, Ohio.

Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., the corner of Rtes. 303 and 91, Hudson, hudsonsocietyofartists.com

 Erie SeaWolves at Akron Rubber Ducks
Akron Rubber Ducks
At Canal Park
Friday, August 29th

The Akron Rubber Ducks host the Erie SeaWolves in one of the final regular season games of 2014. Root for the home team and arrive early for a Main Street Festival. Elton John fireworks fill the sky after the final out. Say hello to WKSU staffers at the station's table in the concourse.

Friday, Aug. 29 at 7:05 p.m., Canal Park, Akron, AkronRubberDucks.com

 There's No Business Like Show Business: Spider Saloff Sings Irving Berlin
Stocker Arts Center
Friday, August 29th - Saturday, August 30th

With a personal endorsement from the Berlin Family, acclaimed chanteuse Spider Saloff offers a concert of Irving Berlin. The show is about the true American Dream of Irving Berlin's life and career from impoverished immigrant to wealth and fame. Songs include "There's No Business Like Show-business," "Cheek to Cheek," Blue Skies," Puttin' On The Ritz" and many others.

Aug. 29 and 30 at 8 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, 1-800-995-LCCC

 Blossom Music Center Hosts Family Funfest
Cleveland Orchestra
At Blossom Music Center
Saturday, August 30th

Blossom offers Labor Day Weekend fun for the whole family! Bring your kids and share the magical experience of Blossom and live symphonic music on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. Enjoy an exciting concert, featuring tunes from The Little Mermaid, The Wizard of Oz, Frozen, and more with Wheel of Fortune's Pat Sajak as narrator. And don’t miss the post-concert fireworks show!

Saturday, Aug. 30 at 1145 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls (330) 920-8040

 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

 Akron Civic Theatre Presents Wilco
Akron Civic Theatre
Thursday, September 4th

Wilco's brand of classic roots rock incorporates folk, pop and genre-spanning experimentalism. The band's 10-album catalog includes 2002's Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (named one of the 500 greatest albums of all time by Rolling Stone), 2005's Grammy award-winning A Ghost is Born, the Grammy-nominated Wilco (The Album) and more. NPR has called Wilco "the best rock band in America."

Thursday, Sept. 4 at 7:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theatre, 182 South Main St, Akron, (330) 253-2488

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