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

Molly Ringwald acts, writes books, and sings jazz. An actress of stage and screen, 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. She is now celebrating one year since the release of “Except Sometimes” on Concord Records.

Friday, Oct. 24 at 7:30 p.m., Stocker Arts Center, 1005 N Abbe Rd, Elyria, OH 44035, (440)-366-4040

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

The Masterworks Chorale is a multi-generational ensemble comprised of singers who range in age from their twenties through their eighties. These men and women hail from five Ohio counties and represent many diverse backgrounds, cultures, races and beliefs. They are brought together by their love of the choral art and by their years of dedication to musical interpretation, sight reading, foreign language study, precise vocal articulation and diction and the sheer joy and pleasure of bringing to life musical masterworks from across the centuries and all over the world.

Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St, Akron, OH 44325, (330)-434-7464

 “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, (419)-626-1950

 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

 Kent Keyboard Series: Jennifer Hayghe
Kent State University Hugh A. Glauser School of Music
At Ludwig Recital Hall
Sunday, October 26th

The Hugh A. Glauser School of Music at Kent State University is one of the most distinguished schools of music in the Midwest. The school offers a wide variety of opportunities for both music majors and non-majors through courses and ensembles.

Oct. 26 at 5 p.m., Ludwig Recital Hall, Kent State University School of Theatre and Dance, Kent, OH 44242, Kent Keyboard Series: Jennifer Hayghe

 Ghost Tours
Zoar Community Association
At Zoar Village
Friday, October 31st - Saturday, November 1st

Stroll through the haunted village and buildings of Zoar. Costumed guides lead the tours and tell tales of spirits past and present. You may even encounter spirits from the past as you visit the buildings.

Oct. 31 & Nov. 1, Zoar Village, (330)-874-3011

 Monteverdi Vespers of 1610
Apollo's Fire
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Friday, October 31st - Friday, November 7th

The exoticism of the East meets the structure of the West in this masterpiece. When AF introduced it to Northeast Ohio, THE Plain Dealer called it “the smash hit of the classical music season.” Sorrell’s interpretation has won international praise thanks to the European release of AF’s CD recording. A national tour follows the local performances.

Oct. 31 - Nov. 2 & Nov. 7, Oct. 31: St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Akron; Nov. 1: Trinity Cathedral, Cleveland; Nov. 2: St. Mary of the Falls, Olmsted Falls; Nov. 7: First Baptist Church, Shaker Heights, (216)-320-0012

 The Monkey's Paw and Other Unexpected Endings
Magical Theatre Company
Friday, October 31st

Some of the greatest short stories by some of the world’s greatest authors spring to life onstage: The Monkey’s Paw, The Necklace, The Open Window, The Ransom of Red Chief, and the modern classic All Summer in a Day by Ray Bradbury.

Friday, Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m., Magical Theatre Company, 565 W. Tuscarawas Ave., Barberton, OH 44203, (330)-848-3708.

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As a way of saying “thanks” to WKSU members, many Northeast Ohio cultural organizations offer special benefits for cinema, museums, music, theatre and dance and more that include 2-for-1 performance tickets and other discounts.

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