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 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

 Beloved Sisters
At Cleveland Institute of Art
Saturday, April 18th - Sunday, April 19th

Germany’s official submission for this year’s foreign film Oscar is a gorgeously mounted costume drama about an unconventional love affair. Set in late 18th-century Weimar, the movie chronicles how two aristocratic sisters both loved German poet and playwright Friedrich Schiller, carrying on a carefree ménage à trois—for a while at least.

Saturday, April 18,2015 - Sunday, April 19, 2015, Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Boulevard, Cleveland, (216) 421-7450

 Chris Brubeck's Triple Play
Sandusky Concert Association
At Sandusky State Theatre
Sunday, April 19th

Triple Play is the name given to three outstanding and versatile musicians, Peter Madcat Ruth (on harmonica, guitar, jaw harp, percussion & vocals), Joel Brown, (folk and classical acoustic guitar and vocals) and Chris Brubeck (electric bass, bass trombone, piano & vocals). Collectively they bring a rare level of joy,

Sunday, April 19, 2015, at 7:00 p.m., Sandusky State Theatre, 107 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, (419) 626-1950

 Rita Dove: 4th Annual US Poet Laureate Reading
Kent State University
At Wick Poetry Center
Sunday, April 19th

Rita Dove served as Poet Laureate of the United States and Consultant to the Library of Congress from 1993 to 1995. She has received numerous literary and academic honors, among them the 1987 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry and the 1996 National Humanities Medal from President Clinton

Wednesday, April 19, 2015, at 6:30 p.m., 800 E Summit St, Kent, (330) 672-3000

 Ian Bostridge & WenWen Du
Cleveland Chamber Music Society
At Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights
Tuesday, April 21st

Ian Bostridge (tenor) has an international recital career and many recordings have won all the major international record prizes and been nominated for 13 Grammys. As a solo pianist, WenWen who is originally from Japan, has been awarded prizes at the Third Prokofiev International Piano Competition and the Third Wiesbaden Piano Competition.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m., 2860 Coventry Rd, Shaker Heights, (216) 291-2777

 Unnecessary Farce
Weathervane Community Playhouse
Thursday, April 23rd - Sunday, May 10th

Two cops. Three crooks. Eight Doors. Go!
Thus begins a wild, theatrical ride that The Fort Worth Star Telegram called “A laugh-till-you-weep comedy on a par with Noises Off.”

April 23 - May 10, 2015, Weathervane Playhouse, 1301 Weathervane Lane, Akron, (330) 836-2626

 White Oak Winery Dinner
Music Box Supper Club
At Concert Hall
Thursday, April 23rd

Join the Music Box for the White Oak Winery Dinner, featuring the cuisine of Chef Dennis Devies and very special guest White Oak Vineyards & Winery Proprietor Bill Myers.

Thursday, April 23, 2015, at 5:30 p.m., Music Box Supper Club, 1148 Main Avenue, Cleveland,(216) 242-1250

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