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 Heritage Series Concerts
Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park
At Happy Days Lodge
Saturday, March 28th - Friday, May 1st

Three Days concert series presented by the National Park Service to celebrate cultural legacy of Cuyahoga Valley that includes artists such as Tall Heights & Darlingside, Dala, Comas, and Front Country.

March 28, 2015, April 17, 2015, April 24, 2015, May 1, 2015, all concerts at 8:00 p.m., Happy Days Lodge, Peninsula, (330) 657-2909

 Canton Symphony presents Beethoven Festival
Canton Symphony Orchestra
At Umstattd Performing Arts Hall
Saturday, March 28th - Sunday, March 29th

The Canton Symphony Orchestra presents March concerts as part of its two-month Beethoven Festival. Events kick off on March 28 with celebrated pianist André Watts performing Piano Concerto No. 2. On March 29, return for Mr. Watts performing the First and Third concerti!

Saturday, March 28 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 29 at 7:30 p.m., Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, Canton, (330) 452-2094

 Escher String Quartet
Wooster Chamber Music Series
At Gault Recital Hall
Sunday, March 29th

Formed in 2005, the Escher String Quartet has attracted attention and has been immediately admired for their individual sound, bold artistic decisions and unique cohesiveness.

Sunday, March 29, 2015, at 3:00 p.m., Gault Recital Hall, 525 East University Street, Wooster, (330) 263-2115

 Jesus Christ Superstar
Cleveland Institute of Art
Monday, March 30th

First a hit record album, then a Broadway show, then a movie, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar recounts the Passion of Christ. Tonight three of the stars of the movie—Ted Neeley (Jesus), Barry Dennen (Pontius Pilate), and Bob Bingham (Caiaphas)—will appear in person with a new digital restoration of the film.

Monday, March 30, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Cleveland Institute of Art, (216) 421-7450

 Tuesday Musical presents David Finckel with Wu Han and Philip Setzer
Tuesday Musical
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Tuesday, March 31st

Named Musical America's 2012 Musicians of the Year, cellist David Finckel and pianist Wu Han rank among the most esteemed and influential classical musicians in the world today. Philip Setzer remains a member of the Emerson String Quartet. Their appearances take them to the world's most prestigious concert series and festivals.

Tuesday, March 31 at 7:30 p.m., The University of Akron's E.J. Thomas Hall, Akron, (330) 972-7570

Cleveland Museum of Art
Wednesday, April 1st

Directed by Don Boyd and Jonathan Bloom. With Souleymane Cissé, Gaston Kaboré, et al. For 45 years Ouagadougou’s Pan-African film festival, FESPACO, has been the chief meeting place for African filmmakers. Every two years they come to Burkina Faso to showcase their new works and discuss the state of cinema on the continent.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015, 7:00 p.m., Morley Lecture Hall, 11150 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216) 421-7350

 Oberlin Artist Recital Series presents John Relyea and Warren Jones
Oberlin Conservatory of Music
At Finney Chapel
Thursday, April 2nd

Bass-baritone John Relyea appears regularly with such orchestras as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and the New York Philharmonic. Called "flawless" and "utterly ravishing" by the Boston Globe, Warren Jones was named 2010 Collaborative Pianist of the Year by Musical America.

Thursday, April 2 at 8 p.m., Finney Chapel, Oberlin College, (440) 775-8169

 Artist Recital Series: John Relyea, bass-baritone & Warren Jones, piano
Oberlin College
At Finney Chapel
Thursday, April 2nd

Mr. Relyea has appeared in many of the world’s most celebrated opera houses. Relyea is the winner of the 2009 Beverly Sills Award and the 2003 Richard Tucker Award. Warren Jones is a frequent partner with many of today’s best-known artists.

Thursday, April 2, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. Finney Chapel 90 North Professor Street, Oberlin, 1-800-371-0178

 Kent Dance Ensemble
Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance
At E. Turner Stump Theatre
Thursday, April 2nd - Saturday, April 4th

The Kent Dance Ensemble marks a milestone, its 25th Anniversary with performances featuring choreography by Kent State University faculty and special guest choreographer, Tony Award winner Garth Fagan.

April 2, 2015 - April 4, 2015, 8:00 p.m, E. Turner Stump Theatre, 800 E Summit St, Kent,
(330) 672-2787

 Night at the Museum
Akron Art Museum
Thursday, April 2nd

No, Ben Stiller has not taken up residency at the museum, waiting for the paintings and sculptures to spring to life. The Akron Art Museum’s Night at the Museum program invites schools and community organizations to hold one-night-only art shows at the Akron Art Museum, featuring the work of their students or clients.

Thursday, April 2, 2015, Akron Art Museum 1 S. High St, Akron, (330) 376-9185

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