March 14 The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

March 16 Ekoostic Hookah, evening, Taniger, W. Market, Akron.

March 16 Locash Cowboys, evening, Dusty Armadillo, Route 44 south of Interstate 76, Rootstown.

March 21, 23, April 11-14 Cleveland Orchestra, various times, Severance Hall on Euclid Avenue.

March 22 Winter Jam, 7 p.m., Wolstein Center at Cleve. State U.

March 22 Cleveland Pops When Fred Met Ginger, 8 p.m., Severance Hall, eastside Cleveland.

March 22 Rumpke Mountain Boys, 8p.m., Kent Stage in Kent.

March 23 Jewel, 7:30 p.m., the Lakewood Civic Auditorium.

March 23 Jim Isabella Great American concert, 8, the Kent Stage.

March 23 Ted Neely and the Little Big Band, 8, Playhouse Square.

March 24 Rita Coolidge, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

March 30 Moondog Coronation Ball, 7 p.m., the Q in Cleveland.

April 4-6, May 9-10 Cleveland Orchestra, times vary, Severance Hall, Euclid Ave. in Cleveland.

April 5 1964 The Tribute, Playhouse Square Center in Cleveland.

April 5 John Gorka, 8 p.m. the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

April 6 Hard Days Night, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

April 7 Esperanza Spalding, 7:30, Playhouse Square Center, Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

April 12-20 Michael Stanley and the Resonators, Tangier in Akron.

April 13 Evening with John McCutheon, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage.

April 14 Janis Ian and Karla Bonnoff, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage.

April 19-27 Tri-C Jazz Fest, performances at State, Allen and Ohio theaters and Tri-C Metro campus, East 30th Street in Cleveland.

April 25 Boney James, 8, Playhouse Square, downtown Cleveland.

April 27 Big Leg Emma, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

May 14 Todd Rungren, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.


Now-March 17 Sons of the Prophet, the Dobama Theater, 2340 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights.

Now-March 17 Sister Act, Playhouse Square on Euclid Ave.

Now-March 17 Freuds Last Session, Actors Summit, Greystone Hall, High Street in downtown Akron.

Now-April 7 Sea Marks, the Coach House Theater, West Exchange St. on west side of Akron.

Now-April 21 Next to Normal, the Beck Center in Lakewood.

March 15-16, 22-23 Last Call Cleveland, 7:30 p.m., 14th Street Theater, East 14th St. in Cleveland.

April 2-4 Fela, Playhouse Square Center on Euclid Avenue.

April 9-10 Dream Girls, E.J. Thomas Hall, University of Akron.

April 9-21 War Horse, Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue.

April 26-27 Las Vegas show, evening, Tangier, W. Market St., Akron.


Currently Mystery of the Nile, Sea Rex and Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs, the Omnimax Theater at the Great Lakes Science Center on Cleveland lakefront.

Currently Undress: Shaping Fashion and Private Life, Life, Thoughts & Garments: Linda Ohrn-McDaniel Recent Works, Resist: A World of Resist Dye Techniques, Fandemonium and Fashion Timeline, the Kent State Museum, front campus at Kent State campus off East Main St., east of downtown Kent.

Currently Tying the Knot: Cleveland Wedding Fashions, Domare: The Art and History of Italian Stone Carving in Northeast Ohio, East vs. West: Cleveland, the Western Reserve and the Midwest, Shattered Dreams Revisited: The Death & Rebirth of the Midwest Industrial City and Kidzbits Family Education Center, (Crawford Auto Museum has reopened), the Western Reserve Historical Society museum, University Circle off Euclid Avenue on the far east side Cleveland.

Currently Adolph Gottlieb: Sculptor, Detroit Disassembled, Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsul, New Artifacts: Works by Brent Kee Young and Sungsoo Kim and Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders, the Akron Museum of Art, East Market Street.

Currently Studio Glass in Focus, Picasso and the Mysteries of Life, Fred Wilson: Works 2004-11 and American Vesuvius: The Aftermath of Mount St. Helens by Frank Gohlke and Emmet Gowin, William H. Johnson, Cleveland Museum of Art, East Boulevard in Univ. Circle area of east side Cleveland.

Currently The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, and Fieldwork: Soldiers, Sailors and Stones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle, Cleveland.

Currently Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance (through June 30, 2013), Allen Memorial Art Museum, the Oberlin College campus, Oberlin.

Now-March 20 Camera Club show, Cuyahoga Valley Art Center, Front Street in Cuyahoga Falls.

Now-April 28 Lost Egypt special exhibit, Great Lakes Science Center, E. 9th St., lakefront.

March 13 John Walsh to speak on Living Life with a Mission, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall on University of Akrons campus.

March 13-16 MAC basketball tournament games, the Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

March 17, 24 Pancake breakfasts in Burton, 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Berkshire High School, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Burton American Legion, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Century Village; American Legion also will be serving on April 7 and 13.

March 14-16, 22-23 Last Call Cleveland comedy favorites, 8 p.m., 14th Street Theater in Clveland.

March 15-17 I-X Piston Powered Auto-Rama, the IX Center near Hopkins Airport in SW Cleveland.

March 15 Comedian John Mulaney, evening, Playhouse Square Center, Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

March 16 Rocky Horror Picture Show, midnight, the Kent Stage on East Main, downtown Kent.

March 22-24 Shrine Circus, 3 and 7 p.m. Friday, 11, 3, 7 on Saturday, 1 and 5 Sunday, Canton Memorial Civic Center.

March 23 Bruce Bruce comedy cabaret, evening, Tangier in Akron.

March 23 Rubber City Roller Girls roller derby, 6 pm., John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron.

April 3-14 The Cleveland International Film Festival, Tower City Cinemas, Cleve. Public Square.

April 7 Comedienne Kathy Griffin, 7, Playhouse Square on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

April 11 An evening with Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, 7 p.m., MAC Center at Kent State University.

April 20 Rubber City Roller Girls roller derby, 6 p.m., John S. Knight Center in downtown Akron. Rubber City Roller Girls roller derby, 6 p.m., the John S. Knight Center, High St. in downtown Akron.