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 Sagrada: The Mystery of Creation
Cleveland Institute of Art
Thursday, April 9th - Saturday, April 11th

This new documentary celebrates Barcelona’s iconic La Sagrada Familia basilica, designed by visionary architect Antoni Gaudí in the late 19th century and still unfinished after 125 years.

Thursday, April 9, 2015, at 8:45 p.m., and Saturday, April 11, 2015, 7:00 p.m., The Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216) 421-7450

 Paul Bogard: The End of the Night
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
At Happy Days Lodge
Friday, April 10th

Paul Bogard is the author of "The End of the Night: Searching for natural darkness in the age of an artificially lit world. Through his observation and study. Bogard restores our awareness of the spectacularly primal, widly dark night sky and how it has influenced the human experience in everything from science to art.

Friday, April 10, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Happy Days Lodge, 500 W Streetsboro St, Peninsula, (330) 657-2909

 She's Beautiful When She's Angry
At Cleveland Institute of Art
Friday, April 10th - Sunday, April 12th

This lively, eye-opening new documentary traces the early history of the modern women’s movement (1966-71)—from the founding of NOW by ladies in hats and gloves to the emergence of more radical (and outrageous and contentious) factions of feminism. With Cleveland native (and WRU alum) Alix Kates Shulman, among many others.

Friday, April 10, 2015 - Sunday, April 12, 2015, Cleveland Institute of Art
11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216)421-7450

 Explorer Series: Palaeontologist Dr. Philip J. Currie will present Dinosaurs at the end of Earth: Antarctica and Argentina
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
At Murch Auditorium
Friday, April 10th

Dr. Philip J. Currie is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alberta. The implications of even fragmentary specimens from Antarctica can provide unparalleled information on the biology of dinosaurs that helps us understand why these animals were so successful for so long.

April, 10, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Cleveland museum of Natural History, 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, (216) 231-4600.

 Swing's the Thing
Lorain County Community College
At Stocker Arts Center
Saturday, April 11th

This concert features some rare film clips of the Big Bands in film musicals, and as for Broadway, the theater district was only a few blocks away from the cradle of swing on 52nd Street.

Saturday, April 11, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, 1005 N Abbe Rd., Elyria, 1-800-995-LCCC

 Summit Choral Society recognizes the Handel and Haydn Society
Summit Choral Society
At Greystone Hall
Sunday, April 12th

Summit Choral's Masterworks Chorale celebrates 25 years with a bicentennial recognition of the Handel and Haydn Society. The program includes Handel's "Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened" (Coronation Anthem) and Haydn's "Lord Nelson Mass."

Sunday, April 12 at 3 p.m., Greystone Hall, 103 S. High St., Akron, (330) 434-SING

 Bad Jews
Actors' Summit Theatre
Thursday, April 16th - Sunday, May 3rd

Cousins battle for a sacred family heirloom. She is the family “superjew,” he the assimilated atheist. The atheist has Grandpa’s medal. The believer wants it. Somebody’s going to get it.

April 16 - May 3, Actors' Summit Theatre, Greystone Hall, 103 High Street, Akron,OH 44308,

 Nobodies of Comedy
Akron Civic Theatre
Saturday, April 18th

We’ve scoured the country for the funniest and most outrageous comics we've ever seen and guess what... you've never even heard of them! But all that's about to change! It’s the best "unknown" comedians from across the country rolled into one hilarious show.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 8:00 p.m., Akron Civic Theatre,182 S Main St, Akron, (330) 253-2488

 Earth Day/Global Youth Service Day
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Saturday, April 18th

Everybody can make an impact in CVNP! Bring your friends, family, and co-workers to join a community of park supporters in a day of service to help preserve CVNP for future generations. Location given upon registration.

Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., Cuyahoga Valley National Park,

 Steel Band Concert, with guest Mia Gormandy
University of Akron
At E.J. Thomas Hall
Saturday, April 18th

She wowed us during her first performance with the UA Steel Drum Band - in part because of her incredible virtuosity and in part because she was only 15. Now a doctoral student in ethnomusicology and the director of Florida State University's steel band, Mia Gormandy is back by popular demand.

Saturday, April 18, 2015, at 8:00 p.m., EJ Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St, Akron, (330)972-7590

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