MUSICAL ACTIVITIES

Nov. 7 — Doyle Bramhall II, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage, East Main Street, downtown Kent.

Nov. 8 — Evening with Herb Alpert and Lani Hall, 7:30 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Nov. 8 — Simply Three, 7:30 p.m., Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 9 — Styx, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 9 — A night with Janis Joplin, 8 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 9 — Kimkock, Satellite City, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Nov. 10 — Lee Brice and Randy Houser, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 10 — Marc Broussard, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Nov. 10 — Out of Eden, 8 p.m., the Tangier on West Market Street, Akron.

Nov. 11 — Aaron Lewis and Blackberry Smoke, 7:30 p.m., Packard Music Hall in Warren.

Nov. 11 — The Larry Keel Experience, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage, East Main Street, downtown Kent.

Nov. 11 — Akron Symphony Orchestra’s "Harry Potter and The Sorcerer’s Stone," 1 and 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Nov. 11 — Sebastian Maniscalco, 7 and 9:30 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 11 — Lyfe Jennings, 7 and 9 p.m., the Tangier on West Market Street, Akron.

Nov. 12 — Olivia Newton John, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 13 — The Army Jazz Ambassadors, 7 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Nov. 16 — Jeffrey Osborne, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 16 — Robyn Hitchcock, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Nov. 16 — Eli Young Band, 7:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Nov. 17 — Jazz saxophonist Richard Elliot, 8:30 p.m., the Tangier on West Market Street, Akron.

Nov. 18 — Akron Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Nov. 18 — Marcc Nutter, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Nov. 22 — Mariah Carey, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 24 — King Crimson, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 24 — Colin Dessault’s Blues Project, 8 p.m., Jilly’s, North Main Street in downtown Akron.

Nov. 24 — Squeeze, 8 p.m., Goodyear Theater on East Market Street, Akron.

Nov. 25 — Joe Bonamassa, 7:30 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 25 — Kansas, 8 p.m., Goodyear Theater on East Market Street in Akron.

Nov. 26 — Cleveland Pops Musical Magical Christmas, 2 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 29 — Tuesday Musical "‘Christmas in Vienna" with the Vienna Boys Choir, 7:30 p.m ., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Nov. 30 — REO Speedwagon, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 1 — An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 1 — Kip Moore’s Plead the Fifth Tour, 8 pm., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 2 — Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 3 — Bill Fisell, 7:30 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 3 — Musiq Soulchild, 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., the Tangier on West Market Street, Akron.

Dec. 5 — Todd Rundgren, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 7 — The Temptations, The Capitols, The Miracles, 7:30 p.m., Lorain Palace Theater.

Dec. 7 — Dave Koz, 8 p.m., State Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 8 — Akron Symphony Orchestra’s "Home for the Holidays" with Helen Welch, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron. 

Dec. 8 — Sarah Evans, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 9 — Woodchoppers Ball, 7 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 13 — The Letterman Holiday Show, E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 14 — 98 Degrees at Christmas, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 15 — Night Ranger, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 15 — Petula Clark, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 16 — First Snow, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 16 — Neil Zaza, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 17 — Holiday Choir Classic, 2:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 21 — Anne E. Dechant, evening, Music Box Supper Club on Main Avenue in Cleveland.

Dec. 21 — The Empty Pockets, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 22-23 — Michael Stanley and the Resonators, 7:30 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 23 — Bret Ernst with Chad Zumock, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

Dec. 29 — Bret Michael, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Dec. 29 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 30 — Mannheim Steamroller, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

 

THEATRICAL EVENTS

Now-Nov. 12 — "Little Women: The Broadway Musical," E. Turner Stump Theatre on Kent State Univ. campus, Kent.

Now-Nov. 18, Dec. 1-2 — "Annie," 8 p.m., Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Nov. 5, 12 and 19, Aurora Community Theatre in the library building.

Now-Nov. 19 — "The Diary of Anne Frank," Cleveland Playhouse’s Outcalt Theater in Cleveland.

Now-Nov. 26 — "The Lake Effect," Karamu House/ Ensemble Theater, Karamu House Concert Hall, Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 2 — "Annie," 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 3 p.m. Nov. 12, 19 and 26, Aurora Community Theatre, Center for Performing Arts.

Nov.10-12, 17-18 — "A Few Good Men," 8 p.m. except 2 p.m. Nov. 12, Hudson Players, Barlow Community Center in Hudson.

Nov. 7 — Dancing with Canton’s Stars, 7:30 p.m., Palace Theater on Market Street North, downtown Canton.

Nov. 7-8 — "Dirty Dancing," 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Nov. 8-Dec. 3 — "Wicked," State Theater on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Nov. 8-11 — "Medea," 7:30 p.m., Cleveland Institute of Music Opera Theater, Kulas Hall, Cleveland.

Nov. 9-11 — "Sex Tips for Straight Women From a Gay Man," 8 p.m. plus 3 p.m. Saturday, Hanna Theater, Euclid Ave., Cleveland.

Nov.10-25 — "And the Winner Is," Stow Players at Heritage Barn in Silver Springs Parks, Stow.

Nov. 11 — Paul Taylor Dance Company, 7:30 p.m., Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 11 — Akron Symphony "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone," 1 and 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Nov. 16-19 — University of Akron Dance Company, Paul A. Daum Theatre in Kolbe Hall on University of Akron campus.

Nov. 17-Dec. 16 — "Disney’s Beauty and the Beast," 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, 2 p.m. Nov. 26 and Dec. 10, Chagrin Valley Little Theater in Chagrin Falls.

Nov. 19 — "Wild Kratts Live," 1 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Nov. 24-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Story," Allen Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 25-Dec. 3 — "The Nutcracker" by Ballet Theater of Ohio, various times, Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Nov. 25-Dec. 23 — "A Christmas Carol," Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 1 — "The Nutty Nutcracker" by Ballet Theatre of Ohio, 7 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 5-8 — "On Your Feet: The Musical," 7:30 p.m ., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 8 — "Brain Candy Live" with Adam Savage and Michael Stevens, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 12 — Cirque Dreams Holidaze, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 13 — "A Very Electric Christmas," 7 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 17 — "Carol of the King: The Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular," 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas at Univ. of Akron.

Dec. 20-21 — Ryan Humbert Holiday Extravaganza, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

 

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES

Currently — Movies at Cleveland Clinic Dome Theater are "Incredible Predators" and "National Parks Adventure," plus "Take Two" double feature movies are offered on Saturdays once a month, Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland.

Currently — "Fashions of the 40s," "The 1980s," "Fringe Elements," "Glass" and "Fashion Timeline," the Kent State Museum, front campus at Kent State University off East Main Street.

Currently — "Cleveland: The Air Laboratory of the World," "Wow Factor: 150 Years of Collecting Bold Clothes," "Setting the World in Motion," "REVolution," Kidzbits Family Education Center and Euclid Beach Park carousel, the Western Reserve Historical Society, east side Cleveland.

Currently — "Dark Universe" and "Into Africa"; "Creatures of Light" starts Sept. 1, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

Currently — "Micro/Macro: Views of Earth by Marilyn Bridges and Jeannette Klute," "Heavy Metal," "Find A Face," "Family," "Serial Intent," C. Blake McDowell Jr. Galleries and Sandra L. and Dennis B. Haslinger Family Foundation Galleries, Akron Museum of Art, E. Market, downtown Akron.

Currently — "From Riches to Rags: American Photography in the Depression," "Opulent Fashion in the Church," "Reeds and Geese: Japanese Art from the Collection of George Gund III" and "Chaekgeori: Pleasure of Possessions in Korean Painted Screens," the Cleveland Museum of Art, east side of Cleveland.

Currently — "Mellencamp," "Power of Rock Experience," "Summer of Love Turns 50," "Rolling Stone: 50 Years" and class of 2017 inductees are special exhibits, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland.

Nov. 9 — Actor / humorist Roy Firestone, 7 p.m., Packard Music Hall in Warren.

Nov. 9 — Correspondent / author Matt Taibbi, 7 p.m., Main Library Auditorium, South High Street, downtown Akron.

Nov. 10-12 — Christkindl Markt, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Cultural Center for the Arts / Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton.

Nov. 11 — Magician Michael Carbonaro, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 11-12 — Weaver Industries HOliday Mart, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, Summit County fairgrounds arena, Howe Road, Tallmadge.

Nov. 11-Dec. 21 — Polar Express railroad trips, Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad between Akron and Independence.

Nov. 12 — Raptor Hike, 10 a.m., Liberty Park Nature Center, Liberty Road, Twinsburg.

Nov. 15 — White House news correspondent Sid Davis, 10:30 a.m., Packard Music Hall in Warren.

Nov. 15 — Novelist / journalist Malu Halasa, 7 p.m., Main LIbrary Auditorium, South HighStreet, downtown Akron.

Nov. 17-19 — IX Christmas Connection, the IX Center near Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.

Nov. 17-Dec. 25 —Joy of Christmas Drive-Through Light Show, Thursday to Sunday evenings, Firestone Park in Columbiana.

Nov. 18-26 — Holiday Tree Festival, John S. Knight Center, High Street in downtown Akron.

Nov. 19 — Comic actor Nick Offerman, 8 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Nov. 23-Jan. 1 — Ashtabula's Lights on the Lake, 6 to 9:30 p.m.Fridays to Sundays, Lake Shore Park just east of the Ashtabula River, Ashtabula.

Nov. 24-26, 30, Dec. 1-3, 7-10, 14-23, 26-30 — Deck the Hall, 5 to 8 p.m., Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens on northwest side of Akron.

Nov. 24-Feb. 19 — Winter Fest at Lock 3 Park (ice skating rink and other activities), South Main Street in downtown Akron.

Nov. 24-26, Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 2123, 26-30 — Wild Lights, 5 to 9 p.m., Akron Zoo in Akron.

Nov. 25 — Comedian Rob Schneider’s An Evening of Lies, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Rocksino at Northfield Park.

Nov. 25 — Winter Fest, 1 to 8 p.m., Public Square in downtown Cleveland.

Nov. 26-28, Dec. 1-21 — Country Lights, 5 to 9 p.m., Lake Farmpark in Kirtland.

Nov. 26 — Chagrin Falls Lighting of the Greens, 6:45 p.m., Triangle Park in downtown Chagrin Falls.

Dec. 1 — Holiday Bar Blast, 7 p.m. to midnight, downtown Willoughby.

Dec. 2-3, 8-9, 15-17, 19-23 — Holiday lantern tours, Hale Farm and Village in Bath Township. 

Dec. 3 — Holiday Lights Lantern Festival / Holiday CircleFest, 1 to 5:30 p.m., Wade Oval on east side of Cleveland.

Dec. 31 — First Night Akron, activities at various locations in downtown Akron.