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Happenings — What’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Oct. 21 – News-Herald

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Here is a brief rundown of some coming entertainment options in Northeast Ohio. Make submissions for consideration via email to or You must include a phone number and/or web address for publication.


Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents “The Cultural Heritage Exhibition & Experience,” a display of visual arts, through Nov. 6. Call 216-521-2540, or visit

Canton Museum of Art: 1001 Market Ave. N., Canton, presents Christkindl Market, Nov. 11. Call 330-453-7666 or visit

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents the conclusion of “Stickwork,” a stickwork art installation,” through Oct. 30; “Nature’s Source,” featuring the work of Kristen Chittock inside the Corning Visitor Center, through Nov. 6. Call 216-721-1600, or visit

Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd., presents “Native North America,” through Dec. 4; “Ancient Andean Textiles,” through Dec. 4; “Arts of Africa,” through Dec. 18; “Cycles of Life: The Four Seasons Tapestries,” through Feb. 19; “Creating Urgency: Modern and Contemporary Korean Art,” through Oct. 23; “Escaping to a Better World: Eccentrics and Immortals in Chinese Art,” through Nov. 6; “The Medieval Top Seller: The Book of Hours,” through July 30, 2023; “Text and Image in Southern Asia,”  through March 5; “Impressionism to Modernism: The Keithley Collection,” through Jan. 8; “Tales of the City: Drawing in the Netherlands from Bosch to Bruegel,” through Jan. 8; “China through the Magnifying Glass: Masterpieces in Miniature and Detail,” Dec. 11 through Feb. 26; “Nineteenth-Century French Drawings from the Cleveland Museum of Art,” Jan. 20 through April 30; “The Tudors: Art and Majesty in Renaissance England,” Feb. 26 through May 14; “Tilman Riemenschneider’s Saint Jerome and Late Medieval Alabaster Sculpture,” March 26 through July 23; “A Splendid Land: Paintings from Royal Udaipur,” June 11 through Sept. 10. Call 216-421-7340 or visit

Fairmount Center for the Arts: 8400 Road, Russell Township, presents “Patricia Simmons: A Life of Art,” through Nov. 20. Call 440-338-3171 or visit

KINK Contemporary: 15515 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents “Sculptural Imprints,” featuring the work of artists Patricia Brett, Emmy Bright, Kat Burdine, Leigh Garcia, Susanna Harris, Taryn McMahon, and Maddie McSweeney, through Dec. 2. Visit

Sculpture Center: 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, presents Julie Schenkelberg: “Currant” and Sara Dittrich: “in slowness there is fullness,” Oct. 21 through Dec. 16 (opening-night part, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21), Call 216-229-6527 or visit


Euclid Symphony Orchestra: is offering applications for its annual Tom Baker Young Artists Competition, which open to anyone 18 and older who are advanced musicians, with the competition being held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 12 at Shore Cultural Center. Visit or email

Children’s entertainment

Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents MadCap Puppets – “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow,” Oct. 30. Visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents its 2022-23 Children’s Theater Series — “Grace for President, Oct. 22 and 23 | “Peter Rabbit Tales,” Nov. 5 and 6 |  “It’s Okay to Be Different,” Feb. 11 and 12 | “The Gruffalo,” March 4 and 5; “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” Dec. 2 through 4; PAW Patrol Live! “Heroes Unite,” March 10 through 12. Call 216-241-6000 or visit


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents JB Smoove, Nov. 19; Steve Trevino, Jan. 13; Noel Miller, March 31; Dan Cummins, Mary Santora, April 7. Visit

Cleveland Improv: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Gary Owen, Oct. 20 through 23; Cocoa Brown, Oct. 28 through 30; The Christi Show Mr. Shirleen, Nov. 3; Godfrey, Nov. 4 through 6; Tony Baker, Nov. 10 through 12. Call 216-696-4677 or visit

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre: 2025 E. Fourth St., Cleveland, presents Mike Polk Show, Oct. 21; Mike Cannon, Oct. 22 and 23; Ramy Youssef, Oct. 30; Carmen Lynch, Nov. 10 through 12. Call 216-736-4242 or visit

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents The HodgeTwins, Nov. 5. Visit

Wolstein Center: 2000 Prospect Ave., presents Jeff Dunham, Oct. 29. Call 877-468-4946 or visit


Cleveland Ballet: presents “Swan Lake,” Oct. 21 and 22 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace, with a gala event set for 5 p.m. Oct. 21; “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 15 through 18 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace; “Serenade” and “Spring Collection,” April 21 and 22, 2023 at Playhouse Square’s Connor Palace. Visit

Lorain Palace Theater: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents North Pointe Ballet’s production of “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 2 through 4. Call 440-245-2323 or visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents “Dancing With the Stars Live!,” Jan. 22. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Hip Hop Nutcracker, Dec. 2. Call 216-241-6000 or visit


All Rise — A Festival of Film and Law: hosted by the Cleveland State University School of Film & Media Arts, in partnership with the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, will be Oct. 27 through 29 at Playhouse Square, with screenings in the Westfield Studio Theater and the CSU School of Film & Media Arts and launching Oct. 27 with a keynote event featuring producer, screenwriter and actor Angela Russo-Otstot (“Cherry”). Visit

Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque: 11610 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “Singin’ in the Rain,” 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 6:55 p.m. Oct. 22; “Peter Von Kant,” 9:05 p.m. Oct. 21 and 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23; “Love on the Run,” 5 p.m. Oct. 22 and 8:15 p.m. Oct. 23; “the Sting,” 9 p.m. Oct. 22 and 3:45 p.m. Oct. 23. Call 216-421-7450 or visit

Cleveland International Film Festival: presents CIFF47, March 22 through April 1 at Playhouse Square; CIFF47 Streams, April 10 through 17 online. Call 216-623-3456 or visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents a public screening of a film version of Cleveland playwright David Hansen’s one-man show “I Hate This (a play without the baby),” coinciding with World Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, with a post-show conversation with Hansen, his wife Toni, the play’s director and a representative from University Hospitals, 7 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Westfield Studio Theatre. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College: 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, presents the 2022 Fall Film Series, 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the Hoke Theatre — “Headhunters,” Oct. 21 | “Oranges and Sunshine,” Nov. 4 | “Mississippi Marsala,” Nov. 18. Call 440-366-4040 or visit


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents The Dollop, Oct. 21; Marcus King, Oct. 23; Mushroomhead Halloween, Oct. 29; Hatebreed, Gatecreeper, Bodysnatcher, Oct. 30; Daniel Howell, Nov. 2; Cannibal Corpse, Dark Funeral, Immolation, Nov. 8; W.A.S.P., I Prevail, Pierce the Veil, Fit for a King, Stand Atlantic, Nov. 11; Armored Saint, Nov. 12; Trevor Wallace, Nov. 13; Mac DeMarco, Nov. 17; Streetlight Manifesto, Nov. 20; Bobby Shmurda, Nov. 27; Foals, Dec. 11; Wish You Were Here (Pink Floyd tribute), Jan. 7; Jazz Is Dead, Jan. 22; Angel Olsen, Erin Rae, Feb. 2; Morgan Wade, March 4; Bikini Kill, April 16; Death Cab for Cutie, June 4. Visit

Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents Home Free, Erin Kinsey, Oct. 28; Who’s Bad (Michael Jackson tribute), Nov. 4; The Sixties Show, Nov. 5; Almost Queen, Nov. 19; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 22. Visit

Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents William Elliot Whitmore, Oct. 21; Sylmar, Post Saga, Oct. 22; American Authors, Oct. 26; The Furious Bongos (Frank Zappa covers), Oct. 31; Amigo the Devil, Willi Carlisle, Nov. 1; KBong, Johnny Cosmic, Dubbest, Nov. 4; The Alarm Clocks, Dave Swanson’s Mystery Airship, Nov. 4; Blunts & Blondes, Nov. 8; The Surfrajettes, Nov. 8; Daniel Nunnelee, Nov. 10; Dodapod, Cycles, Nov. 15; Pre/Post Dopapod Party with Yesmann & Justin Bailey, Nov. 15; Chloe Moriondo, Dreamer Isioma, Nov. 17; Brother Elsey, Oliver Hazard, Nov. 17; The Cynics, Infidels, Strange Notes, Nov. 26; Aberdeen, The NYChillharmonic, Nov. 30; Geoff Tate, Dec. 1; Tropidelic, Passafire, Dec. 30; Adam Melchor, Feb. 7. Call 216-383-1124 or visit

CityMusic Cleveland: presents “Batonless Beethoven, the CityMusic Orchestra’s first conductorless concert, with Beethoven’s First Symphony and lyrical violin romances performed by Tessa Lark, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at The Temple Tifereth-Israel in Beachwood | 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28 at St. Noel Catholic Church in Willoughby Hills | 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29 at Shrine of St. Stanislaus in Cleveland | 3 p.m. Oct. 30 at Lakewood Congregational Church. Call 216-632-3572 or visit\

Cleveland Institute of Music: presents the CIM Orchestra’s 2022-23 Severance Music Center Season, with all programs beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Severance Music Center, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland — a concert featuring music by Messiaen and Bruckner, Nov. 22 | a concert featuring music by Schubert, Korngold, Beethoven and Rossini, Feb. 1 | a concert featuring music by Prangchardoen, Liszt and Tchaikovsky, Feb. 8 | a concert featuring music by Part, Stravinsky and Brahms, April 4 | a concert featuring music by Tower, Roussel and Rimsky-Korsakov, April 12. Visit

Cleveland Orchestra: performing at Severance Music Center, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “An Alpine Symphony,” featuring “Widmann’s Viola Concerto (Cleveland Orchestra premiere) and Strauss’ Eine Alpensinfonie (An Alpine Symphony), Opus 64, Oct. 20 and 22; Music Explorers: “Victorious Viola,” Oct. 21 and 22; “Gerstein Plays Schumann,” featuring Kirill Gerstein, piano, on Schumann’s Piano Concerto in A minor, Opus 54 and pieces by Benjamin and Dvorak, Oct. 27 through 29; Family Concert: “Halloween Spooktacular,” Oct. 30; “El Niño,” featirng Adams’ El Niño (oratorio for solo voices and orchestra) (Cleveland Orchestra premiere), Nov. 17 through 19; The Firebird (complete ballet) and a piece by Britten, Nov. 25 through 27; “Prokofiev and Walton,” featuring Prokofiev’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Opus 16, Walton’s Symphony No. 1 in B-flat minor and a piece by Elgar, Dec. 1 and 3; “Elgar and Walton,” featuring “Elgar’s Cockaigne (“In London Town”), Opus 40 and Walton’s Symphony No. 1 in B-flat minor, Dec. 2; Holiday Festival, Dec. 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17 and 18; “Home Alone in Concert,” featuring Williams’ “Home Alone” (complete film with orchestra), featuring Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus, Dec. 14; Music Explorers: “Christmas Brass Quintet,” Dec. 16 and 17; “Franz Welser-Möst Conducts Schubert,” featuring Schubert’s “Unfinished” Symphony Mvt. I and more, Jan. 12 through 14; “Boléro,” featuring Ravel’s “Boléro” and pieces by Salonen and Debussy, Feb. 2 through 5; “Mahler’s Fifth,” featuring Mahler’s Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor and a piece by Chin Spira, Feb. 9 and 11; Family Concert: “Gotta Dance!,” Feb. 12; Music Explorers: “Cool Clarinet,” Feb. 17 and 18; “Beethoven’s Seventh,” Featuring Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92 and a piece by Mozart; “Mozart and Dvořák,” featuring Mozart’s Divertimento No. 2 in D major, K. 131, Dvorak’s A Hero’s Song, Opus 111 (Cleveland Orchestra premiere) and a piece by Schoenberg, Feb. 23, 24 and 25; “Pictures at an Exhibition,” featuring Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition (orchestrated by Ravel) and pieces by Farrenc and Ravel, March 2 through 5; “Mozart’s Requiem,” featuring Mozart’s Requiem, K. 626 (completed by Franz Xavier Süssmayr) and a piece by Staud, March 9 through 12; “West Side Story with Live Orchestra,” featuring Bernstein’s “West Side Story” (complete film with orchestra), March 17 through 19; “Inspiration: The Tempest,” featrying Sibelius’ Six Humoresques (Cleveland Orchestra premiere), Prelude from The Tempest (Cleveland Orchestra premiere), Suite No. 1 from The Tempest (Cleveland Orchestra premiere) and pieces by Ades, March 30 and 31 and April 1; Family Concert: “Philharmonia Fantastique: The Making of an Orchestra,” April 2; “Shostakovich’s Fifth Symphony,” featuring Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Opus 47 and a piece by Bernstein, April 6 through 8; “Mahler’s Titan.” featuring Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 (“Titan”) in D major and pieces by Debussy, Apil 13, 15 and 16; “All Mozart,” featuring six Mozart pieces, April 20 through 23; “Marsalis and New World,” featuring Marsalis’ Trumpet Concerto (World Premiere, Cleveland Orchestra co-commission), Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9 (“From the New World”) in E minor, Opus 95 and a piece by Martinu, April 27 through 29; Music Explorers: “Velvet Violin,” April 28 and 29; “Weilerstein Plays Barber,” featuring Alisa Weilerstein, cello, performing Barber’s Cello Concerto, Opus 22 and pieces by Loggins-Hull and Prokofiev, May 4 and 6; “The Girl of the Golden West,” featuring Puccin’s La Fanciulla del West (opera in three acts, in concert) (Cleveland Orchestra premiere), May 14, 17 and 20. Call 216-231-7300 or visit

Cleveland Repertory Orchestra: presents its inaugural season — “Lukas Foss Centenary, 4 p.m. Nov. 13 at First Baptist Church, Shaker Heights | “Saint-Georges, Canteloube, and Ives,” 4 p.m. March 19  at Disciples Christian Church,
Cleveland Heights | “Sibelius’s Second,” 4 p.m. May 21 at Federated Church, Chagrin Falls. Visit or email

Firelands Symphony Orchestra: presents “Bold Stripes & Bright Stars,” a patriotic pops concert in honor of Veterans Day, 4 p.m. Nov. 6 at Sawmill Creek Convention Center in Sandusky. Call 419-621-4800 or visit

Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents The Prince Experience, Oct. 22; The Sixties Show, Nov. 5; “Rubin Sings Luther,” featuring Ruben Studdard, Nov. 11; Classic Albums Live — Hotel California, Nov. 19; Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Dec. 3; Neil Zaza’s “One Silent Night,” Dec. 17; The High KIngs, Gaelic Storm, March 14. Call 330-690-2307 or visit

Grog Shop: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, presents Tropical F— Storm, Oct. 21; Boldy James, ROSELLO, Jmoletemknow, Oct. 22; Napalm Death, Brujeria, Frozen Soul, Oct. 23; Leisure Hour, This Summer, Girl Cologne, Oct. 24; Fleece, Oct. 26; Philophobia Tour 2022, Oct. 27; Illuminati Hotties, Enumclaw, Guppy, Oct. 28; VIBE IN HORROR featuring Vibe & Direct, Hello!3D, Rubix Groove, Oct. 29; Eliza & The Delusionals, Solon, Madison Pruitt, Oct. 30; Black Joe Lewis & The Honeybears, Cedric Burnside, Nov. 1;  Scott H. Biram, Nov. 3; Bartees Strange, They Hate Change, Nov. 4; Glam Gor: Super Slashers, Nov. 5; Night Spins, Mane, Orange Animal, Nov. 7; Let’s Eat Grandma, Nov. 10; Starset: Acoustic Events .02, Nov. 11; Gyasi, Cellophane Jane, Nov. 11; G-Nome Project, Shoreline Funk All-Stars, Nov. 13; the Legendayr Pink Dots, Nov. 15; Bulletboys, Nov. 16;  Hammered Hulls, Nov. 17; Tobyraps, Window Dogs, Loser Chris, Nov. 18; The Lemonheads, Nov. 19; Petey, Nov. 22; The Moxies, Nov. 23; Covet, Nov. 26; Rebirth Brass Band, Nov. 27; Eidola, Rain City Drive, Nov. 29; Eidola, Rain City Drive; Beth Stelling, Dec. 1; Glam Gore: Blood Feast, Dec. 2; LibCor, Prithee, Sedona, Dec. 4; Cruel Winter Fest featuring Smoke Dza, Only Native Sounds, Crib Collective, Dec. 9; Jingle Bell Holiday Shop, Dec. 10; Lea Marra & The Dream Catchers, Sugar Mules, Dec. 10; The Summer, Gavin Michaels, Two Mile Moon, Dec. 11; Found Footage Festival: Where Are They Now, Dec. 14. Call 216-321-5588 or visit

House of Blues: 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents The Airborne Toxic Event, In the Valley Below, Oct. 21; Trivium, Khemmis, Whitechapel, Oct. 22; The Wrecks, CARR, Oct. 25; Chelsea Cutler, ayokay, Arden Jones, Oct. 29; Dave East, Nov. 1; Tegan and Sara, Toberlin, Nov. 4; Four Year Strong, Knuckle Puck, Microwave, Nov. 9; State Champs, Hunny, Between You and Me, Nov. 11; Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Nov. 11; Jinjer, P.O.D., Vended, Nov. 13; Dark Star Orchestra (Greatful Dead tribute), Nov. 14; John Petrucci, Meanstreak, Nov. 16; Lorna Shore, Aborted, Ingested, Nov. 17; Hard Day’s Night (The Beatles tribute), Nov. 18Charley Crocket, Greyhounds, Nov. 23; Welshly Arms, Nov. 25; Ravyn Lenae, Nov. 25; Bad Omens, Dayseeker, Make Them Suffer, Nov. 26; Ali Gatie, Nov. 28; Max, Vincint, Dec. 2; Rock the Halls — A Female-Fronted Fundraiser to Benefit Reproductive Freedome, featuring Envoi, TRUSS, Grumpy Plum and more, Dec. 9; Whitey Morgan, Dec. 10; Taylor Swift Night — Celebrating Taylor’s Birthday Party, Dec. 17; Tropidelic, Passafire, Palmer Squares, Dec. 31; The Four Horsemen (Metallica tribute), Jan. 20; Magic City Hippies, CAPYAC, Jan. 24; Umprey’s McGee, Jan. 29; Subtronics, Must Die!, Kompany, Feb. 15; Durand Bernarr, Feb. 26; Static-X, March 26; April 5. Visit

Jacobs Pavilion: Nautica Entertainment Complex, West Bank of the Flats, Cleveland, presents Two Friends, June 12; Yungblud, The Regrettes, July 11. Visit

Kent Stage: 175 E. Main St., Kent, presents Jonah Koslen, Tommy Dobeck and Daniel Pecchio, presenting songs and stories from the first three Michael Stanley Band albums, Oct. 22; Martin Sexton, Oct. 23; Jim Messina, Oct. 25; Joe McLaughlin, Kris Allen, Oct. 27; Carlos Jones and the P.L.U.S. Band, Oct. 28; The Wood Brothers, Oct. 30; Sophie B. Hawkins, Nov. 2; Tab Benoit, Nov. 3; Tim O’Brien with Jan Fabricius, Chris Smither, Nov. 4; John McCutcheon, Nov. 5; John McEuen & The Circle Band, Nov. 6; Lucy Kaplansky, Nov. 12; Firefall, Atlanta Rhythm Section, Nov. 19; Mat Kearney, Nov. 20; An Acoustic Christmas with Over the Rhine, Dec. 2; Satisfaction (Rolling Stones tribute), Dec. 8;  Ace Frehley, Dec. 9; Samantha Fish, Jesse Dayton Band, Dec. 14; Jeff “Skunk” Baxter, CJ Vanston, Dec. 17; Red Wanting Blue, JD Eicher, Dec. 31; Neko Case, Jan. 26. Call 330-677-5005 or visit

Les Delices: a group performing music from the French Baroque, presents “Winds of Change,” which celebrates freedom of expression and elevates marginalized voices,” 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at Akron Public Library, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at Church of the Covenant in Cleveland and 4 p.m. Oct. 23 at West Shore Unitarian Universalist Church in Rocky River.. Visit

Lorain Palace Theater: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents Stars of the Sixties, Oct. 21; Coop’s Nightmare, Oct. 22; Through the Years with The Kenny Rogers Band featuring Don Gatlin, Oct. 23; Best of Times (Styx tribute), Moving in Stereo (The Cars tribute), Oct. 28; Aaron Lewis, Oct. 29; Mr. Speed (Kiss tribute), Nov. 5; The Robert Cray Band, Nov. 11; John Rich, Nov. 12; “A Motown Christmas,” a concert starring The Motortown All-Stars, a group featuring members and former members of The Miracles, The Contours and The Temptations, Nov. 18; Lita Ford, Dec. 16. Call 440-245-2323 or visit

Maltz Performing Arts Center at Cleveland State University: 1855 Ansel Road, presents Black Umfolosi, Oct. 22 | Shri Kalaa Mandir, Oct. 23 | Wind 9tet, CWRU Brass Ensemble & CWRU Clarinet Choir, Nov. 10 | Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra, Nov. 16 | CWRU Symphonic Winds. Nov. 21 | Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra & Percussion Ensemble, Nov. 22 |
Zorya Ukrainian Female Vocal Ensemble, Feb. 4 | Djapo Cultural Arts Center, Feb. 11 | Case Concert Choir & University Chorale, Feb. 17 | Cleveland Chamber Chori, Feb. 19 | Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra, March 1 | CWRU Symphonic Winds, March 8; Suburban Symphony Orchestra, March 19 | Vision & Renovare, March 30 | CWRU Percussion Ensemble, April 18 | CWRU Symphonic Winds, April 19 | Case Camerata Chamber Orchestra, April 21 | Case/University Circle Symphony Orchestra, April 24; Dhamakapella, April 29. Call 216-368-6062 or visit

Roots-Americana singer-songwriter William Clark Green is set to perform Oct. 22 at Masonic Cleveland in support of his new album,
Roots-Americana singer-songwriter William Clark Green is set to perform Oct. 22 at Masonic Cleveland in support of his new album, “Baker Hotel.” Get show info at and learn more about the artist at (Courtesy of All Eyes Media)

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents In Flames, Born of Osiris, Darkest Hour, Oct. 22; William Clark Green, Oct. 22; Kip Moore, Boy Named Banjo; Jackyl, Nov. 22; Papadosio, Nov. 25 and 26; Snarky Puppy, April 5. Visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents Joe Satriani, Oct. 21; Nancy Wilson’s Heart, Oct. 22; Chaka Khan, Nov. 5; Ryan Adams, Dec. 3; Chico Bean, Jan. 14; The Gilmour Project, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s “The Dark Side of the Moon,” May 15. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Immersive Sound Listening Party: The Beatles (“Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” + “Revolver”), Oct. 21; Drag Brunch, Oct. 23; Bruce Katz Band, Oct. 23; Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Disney Cabaret, noon Oct. 23; Slaid Cleaves, Oct. 26; Let’s Groove Tonight (Earth Wind & Fire tribute), Oct. 28; Grateful Dead Brunch with Sunshine Daydream, Oct. 30; EXTC, featuring XTC’s Terry Chambers & Friends, Oct. 30; Dolly Parton Night with Rachel & The Beatnik Playboys, Nov. 4; Fleetwood Mac Brunch with Rumours, Nov. 6; Big Band Brunch with Dan Zola Orchestra, Nov. 6; Sean McCann of Great Big Sea, Nov. 6; The Vindy’s, Nov. 10 and 11; Swamps of Jersey (Bruce Springsteen tribute), Nov. 11; Tropical Cleveland, Nov. 12; Hank Williams Brunch with Tall Paul & Western Drawl, Nov. 13; ABBA Brunch with Super Troupers, Nov. 13; an Evening of Jazz & Jokes, a fundraiser for multiple sclerosis and The Kym Sellers Foundation, Nov. 13; Will Hoge & Dave Hause, Nov. 16; OPUS 216, Nov. 18; Sinatra Night: Michael Sonata Farewell Show with The Dave Banks Big Band, Nov. 19; Old No. 55, Nov. 19; Eric Roberson, Nov. 20; Billy Joel Brunch with 52nd Street Stranger, Nov. 20; Beatles Brunch with the Sunrise Jones, Nov. 20; One World Tribe, Nov. 23; Black Friday Prime Time Drag Bingo, hosted by Veranda L’Ni & Friends, Nov. 25; Siberian Solstice (Trans-Siberian Orchestra tribute), Nov. 27; Revival ABB (Allman Brothers tribute); ESCAPE (Journey tribute), Nov. 26; God Save The Kinks! with Cats on Holiday, Nov. 26; Travis Haddix Blues Brunch, Nov. 27; The Golden Gays — “Thank Yule for Being a Friend,” Nov. 30; Elvis Brunch — Blue Christmas, featuring Johnny Elvis & The Crown Electircs, Dec. 4; Rachel Brown (holiday show), Dec. 4; I’m Wishing for a Cleveland Christmas, a fundraiser for UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, Dec. 4; The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show, Dec. 8; Polka Brunch with Kanta & Krampus, hosted by Chardon Polka Band, Dec. 10 (two shows); Sparkly Bows & Mistletoe with The Reflections, Dec. 11; Marc Roberge of O.A.R.), Dec. 12; a Neil Diamond Christmas Tribute with The Diamond Project, Dec. 18; Peter Mayer, Dec. 21; A Charlie Bronw Holiday Tribute — the music of Vince Guaraldi featuring the Cliff Habian Trio, Dec. 23; Frank Amato’s Christmas Jam featuring The Cleveland All Stars, with roceeds to benefit The Autism Society of Greater Cleveland, Dec. 23; Carlos Jones Holiday Revival, Dec. 26; The George Martins Perform Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Dec, 30; Apollo’s Fire Brunch, Jan. 8; Brian Newman Quintet, Jan. 13; Chris Barron (Spin Doctors frontman), Jan. 15; Time Traveller (Moody Blues tribute), Jan. 27; SuperTroupers (ABBA tribute), Jan. 28; OUt of Eden (Eagles tribute), Feb. 3; Brass Metropolis (Chicago tribute), Feb. 4. Call 216-242-1250 or visit

Oberlin College & Conservatory: presents Oberlin Artist Recital Series — ACRONYM, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15 in Warner Concert Hall | The Verona Quartet with Wu Man, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in Warner Concert Hall in Oberlin’s Hall Auditorium, 67 N. Main St. Call 440-775-8160 or 800-371-0178 or visit

Painesville United Methodist Church: 71 N. Park Place, presents Colin MacKnight, organ concert, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 20; Tina Bergmann & Bryan Thomas, hammered dulcimer and double bass, 4 p.m. Nov. 20; Lakeland Civic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12; Burning River Brass, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15; Brass Band of the Western Reserve, 7;30 p.m. Feb. 25; Fine Arts Association Choir, 4 p.m. March 26; Dennis Scott, vintage silent films with organ improvisation, 7:30 p.m. April 21. Visit or call 440-354-3642.

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents The Piano Guys, Oct. 26; Harry Connick Jr. (holiday show), Nov. 25; The Turkey Jam, Nov. 26; Tomáseen Foley’s A Celtic Christmas, Nov. 26; Cleveland Pops Holiday Spectacular, Nov. 27; Brett Eldredge, Dec. 1; Straight No Chaser, Dec. 6; Dave Koz and Friends (holiday show), Dec. 11; Jim Brickman, Dec. 17 and 18; John Mellencamp, May 25 and 26. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Quire Cleveland: presents “Carols for Quire XII: Angels and Shepherds,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Our Lady of Peach Church on Shaker Square, 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at St. John Cantius Church, in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood and 8 p.m. Dec. 3 at St. Paschal Baylon Church, Highland Heights; “Pater Noster: Our Father,” 7:30 p.m. April 21 at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in downtown Cleveland, 8 p.m. April 22 at Chruch of St. Anselm in Chester Township, 4 p.m. April 23 at St. Christopher Church in Rocky River. Call 216-223-8854 or visit

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents Mary J. Blige, Ella Mai, Queen Jaija, Oct. 19; The Smashing Pumpkins, Jane’s Addiction, Meg Myers, Oct. 29; Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Dec. 30 (two shows); Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band, April 5; blink-182, Turnstile, May 16. Call 888-894-9422 or visit

On Oct. 23, Toronto-based singer, songwriter and producer Luke McMaster brings his
On Oct. 23, Toronto-based singer, songwriter and producer Luke McMaster brings his “Icons of Soul concert” to the Hoke Theatre in Stocker Arts Center in Lorain. Expect a medley of Supremes songs and more. Get show information at and learn more about the artist at (Richard Sibbald)

Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College: 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, presents The Svette Signers, a sign-language choir, performing “Villains vs. Heroes: Night Light Without Darkness,” Oct. 21 and 22 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre; Luke McMaster, “Icons of Soul,” Oct. 23 in the Hoke Theatre; “Great Lakes Ghosts,” a narrated concert by Lee Murdock featuring songs of supernatural legends and spooky tales, Oct. 28 and 29 in the Cirigliano Studio Theatre; “The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John,” starring Michael Cavanaugh,” Nov. 3. in the Hoke Theatre: Cross That River,” the musical story of a runaway slave who became a Black cowboy, Feb. 15 in the Hoke Theatre; Neil Berg’s “Woodstock Revisited,” April 18 in the Hoke Theatre. Call 440-366-4040 or visit

TrueNorth Cultural Arts: 33491 Lake Road, Avon Lake, presents presents a fall concert for the family featuring the TrueNorth Chorale and Chamber Orchestra, Oct. 22 at Bay United Methodist Chruch, 28831 Lake Road, Bay Village. Call 440-653-5353 or visit

Val Pawlowski: presents Grateful Gathering Polka Party, featuring The Wojtilla Band, 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Willoughby Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2300, 37299 Euclid Ave. Call 330-318-3004.


Ferrante Winery and Ristorante: 5585 N. River Road W., Geneva, presents Greg Greyson, 5 p.m. Oct. 22; Uncharted Course, 5 p.m. Oct. 29; Bob Wick, 5 p.m. Nov. 5; 2 Kings, 5 p.m. Nov. 12; De De Daub, 5 p.m. Nov. 19; Eric Andrews, 5 p.m. Nov. 26. Call 440-466-8466 or visit

Old Firehouse Winery: 5499 Lake Road E., Geneva-on-the-Lake, presents Jim Golen, 2 p.m. Oct. 22. Call 440-466-9300 or visit


Observatory Park: 10610 Clay St., Montville Township, presents a viewing of a total lunar eclipse, 4 to 7 a.m. Nov. 8. Call 440-286-9516 or visit

West Woods Nature Center: 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell Township, presents Experience “Nature’s Reflections: Photography from the Feminine Spirit,” an art exhibition featuring local artists Aimee Pierson, Michelle Brosius and Jen Beck, through mid-January; longtime White House decorator Bill Hixson in a holiday open house, Nov. 9. Call 440-286-9516 or visit


Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents “Legally Blonde,” Oct. 23. Visit

Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents The Canterbury Tales Or…Geoffrey Chaucer’s Flying Circus” (youth theater), Nov. 3 through 6 in Senney Theater; “Elf the Musical,” Dec. 2 through 30 in Senney Theater; “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” (youth theater), Dec. 9 through 18 in Studio Theater; “Ghost the Musical,” Feb. 10 through 26, 2023; “William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead” (youth theater), March 3 through 12 in Studio Theater; “Noises Off,” by Michael Frayn, March 24 through April 16, 2023, in Senney Theater; “Once Upon a Mattress” (youth theater), May 5 through 14 in Senney Theatre; “Doubt: A Parable,” by John Patrick Shanley, May 26 through June 25, 2023, in Studio Theater; “Once on This Island,” with book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by Stephen Flaherty,” through Aug. 6, 2023, in Senney Theater. Call 216-521-2540, or visit

Blank Canvas Theatre: 1305 W. 78th St., Suite 211, Cleveland, presents “American Psycho,” Oct. 21 through Nov. 5; “The Last Starfighter,” Dec. 2 through 17. Call 440-941-0458 or visit

Broadway in Akron: a series at E.J. Thomas Hall in conjunction with Playhouse Square, presents “Tootsie,” Nov. 29 through 30; “My Fair Lady,” March 14 and 15; “Jesus Christ Superstar,” April 10 and 11. Call 330-253-2488 or visit

Clague Playhouse: 1371 Clague Road, Westlake, presents “One Christmas Eve at Evergreen Mall,” a comedy by Lynne Halliday, James Hindman, Arlene Hutton and Craig Pospisil, 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays Nov. 11 through Dec. 11 (no performance Nov. 24). Call 440-331-0403 or visit

Cleveland Play House: Performing at Playhouse Square, presents “Everybody” (CWRU/CPH MFA Acting Class of 2024 production), through Oct. 22 in The Helen Theatre; “The Great Leap,” by Lauren Yee, Oct. 29 through Nov. 20 in the Outcalt Theatre; “Light It Up!,” by Jason Michael Webb and Lelund Durond Thompson, Dec. 2 through 22 in the Allen Theatre;”I’m Back Now,” by Charly Evon Simpson, Feb. 4 through 26 in the Allen Theatre; Theater J’s production of “Becoming Dr. Ruth,” by Mark St. Germain, April 1 through 23 in the Outcalt Theatre; Ken Ludwig’s “Moriarty: A New Sherlock Holmes Mystery,” April 29 through May 21 in the Allen Theatre. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Cleveland Public Theatre: 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, presents “Candlelight Hypothesis,” directed and created by Raymond Bobgan and developed with Cleveland CORE Ensemble, through Oct. 29 in the Gordon Square Theatre; “Breakout Session (or Frogorse),” written by Nikkole Salter, Oct. 20 through Nov. 12 in the James Levin Theatre. Call 216-631-2727 or visit

convergence-continuum: 2438 Scranton Road, Cleveland, presents “Insurrection: Holding History,” by Robert O’Hara, 8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 5 in the Liminis Theater. Call 216-687-0074 or visit

Curtain 440: presents “The Enchanted Bookshop,” a class and performance for those ages 7 to 15, 4 to 6 p.m. through Nov. 17 at Celebration Lutheran Church, 10621 Auburn Road, Chardon; “Little Women: The Musical,” Dec. 2 through 11 at Celebration Lutheran Church, 10621 Auburn Road, Chardon. Visit

Dobama Theatre: 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, presents “The Thin Place,” by Lucas Hanath, through Oct. 30; “The Land of Oz” (world premiere), with book and music by George Brant, Dec. 2 through 31; “Stew,” by Zora Howard,” Jan. 27 through Feb. 19; “The Other Place,” by Sharr White,” March 10 through April 2; “What We Look Like,” by J.J. Tindal, April 21 through May 14. Call 216-932-3396 or visit

Great Lakes Theater: at the Hanna Theatre at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, presents “Romeo and Juliet,” Oct. 21 through Nov. 6; “A Christmas Carol,” Nov. 25 through Dec. 23; “Sense and Sensibility,” Feb. 10 through March 5; “As You Like It,” March 24 through April 8; “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” April 28 through May 21. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Lake Erie College Department of Theatre: presents “The Memo,” a dark comedy by Vaclav Havel, 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 22 in Royce Hall for the Fine and Performing Arts, Gillett Street, Painesville. Call 440-375-7051 or visit

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Diper Overlode Show, Oct. 24; People Places and Dreams: Masquerade Ball, Oct. 19. Visit

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “Wenceslas Square,” through Oct. 29; “Les Miserables,” Oct. 7through Oct. 29; “Cats,” Nov. 2 through 20; “Christmas with C.S. Lewis,” Nov. 18 through 20; “Hamilton,” Dec. 6 through Jan. 15; “Beetlejuice,” Jan. 10 through 29; Hadestown,” Jan. 31 through Feb. 19; “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical,” April 25 through May 14; “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,”  through July 2; “Six the Musical,” Aug. 8 through Sept. 19. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College: 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, presents “All Things Equal — The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg,” by Rupert Holmes, March 21 in the Hoke Theatre. Call 440-366-4040 or visit


Akron Civic Theatre: 182 S. Main St., presents “The Wheel of Fortune LIVE,” Oct. 21: The Masque … A Most Macabre Masquerade Ball, Oct. 29. Visit

Beck Center for the Arts: 17801 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, presents Poetry Readings and Storytelling series — 2 to 4 p.m. Nov. 19, April 2, June 10. Call 216-521-2540, or visit

Christmas Connection: featuring a new VIP Shopping Experience, Christmas music and more, will be Nov. 18 through 20 at the I-X Center, One I-X Center Drive, Cleveland. Visit

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents Bootanical Bash, a family-friendly event with spooky stories, trick-or-treat trail and more, noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 16; Artisans at the Arboretum, an open-air market with artisans, music and food, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 and 6. Call 216-721-1600, or visit

Cleveland History Center of the Western Reserve Historical Society: 10825 East Blvd., Cleveland, presents “Dressed for the Job: Clevelanders in Uniform,” featuring “garments, decorative arts, archival documents, photographs and paintings that tell stories of triumph and tragedy in Northeast Ohio,” through May 28. Visit

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo: 3900 Wildlife Way, Cleveland, presents Wild Winter Lights, featuring hundredsof displays along a holiday trail through areas such as Candyland, Enchanted Forest, Starry Skies and more, 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. Nov. 15 through Dec. 30. Call 216-661-6500 or visit

Cleveland Museum of Natural History: 1 Wade Oval Drive, University Circle, presents Owls & Howls, a Halloween-season event featuring Current Science presentations, gallery talks, up-close looks at the Museum’s animals, in-depth conversations with curators and special guests, and access to the Ralph Mueller Observatory, Friday evenings Oct. 21 through Nov. 4. Call 216-231-1177 or 800-317-9155 or visit

Cleveland Play House: Performing at Playhouse Square, presents Festival of Trees, Dec. 3 through 22. Call 216-241-6000 or visit

Craft Maple Brewfest: a beer tasting featuring several craft breweries and a presentation of Bissell Maple Farm, will be 6 to 10 p.m. Nov. 12 at the Ashtabula County Fairgrounds Expo Center, with benefits going to the Lake Erie Council, Boyscouts of Amera. Visit

Cuyahoga County Public Library: presents Jennifer Coburn, 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Middleburg Heights Branch; a Writers Center Stage event with Barbara Kingsolver, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, 1855 Ansel Road, Cleveland; Abby Collette, 7 p.m. Oct. 26, South Euclid-Lyndhurst Branch; Shelley Shepard Gray, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Strongsville Branch; Celeste Ng, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Parma-Snow Branch; Amanda Flower and Colleen Cambridge, 7 p.m. Oct. 27, Jon Meacham, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Milton and Tamar Maltz Performing Arts Center, 1855 Ansel Road, Cleveland; Parma-Powers Branch; Marissa Meyer, 6 p.m. Nov. 8, Parma-Snow Branch; Scarlett St. Clair, 6 p.m. Dec. 29, Parma-Powers Branch. Visit

Fairmount Center for the Arts: 8400 Road, Russell Township, presents the Pull Back the Curtain Speaker Series, with events beginning at 3 p.m. unless otherwise noted — “In Conversation: John Ewing,” Nov. 13 | “In Conversation: Chef Douglas Katz,” Dec. 11. Call 440-338-3171 or visit

Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents Puppy Pals Comedic Stunt Dog Show, Nov. 27. Call 330-690-2307 or visit

Great Lakes Science Center: 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, presents a pair of hands-on special exhibitions, “Curious George: Let’s Get Curious” and “Run! Jump Fly! Adventures in Action,” Oct. 22 through Jan. 8. Call 216-694-2000 or visit

Great Wolf Lodge: 4600 Milan Road, Sandusky, presents Howl-O-Ween celebration, featuring a trick-or-treat trail, onster Bash Dance Party and more, through Oct. 31. Visit

Greater Cleveland Aquarium: 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, presents Pumpkins & Piranhas SEA-sonal Fun Days, during which guests are encouraged to come in costume to explore “Lake Eerie” and the “deep BOO sea,” 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 through 28. Call 216-862-8803 or visit

Lakewood Alive: presents the 13th annual Lakewood Chocolate Walk, Oct. 27. Visit

Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage: 2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, presents “This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement,” Oct. 26 through April 2. Call 216-593-0575 or visit

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents psychic medium Matt Fraser, Oct. 27; Shangela, Oct. 28; “How Did This Get Made? — Live!,” Oct. 29. Call 330-908-7625 or visit

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Cle Rocks Podcast 45th anniversary of “Bat Out of Hell,” Oct. 21; Cleveland Family Photo Album, hosted by Mike Polk Jr. and John Skrtic, Oct. 26; The Addams Family — Do or Die Murder Mystery Dinner Party, Oct. 28 and 29; Cleveland Family Photo Album, hosted by Mike Polk Jr. and John Skrtic, Nov. 16; Murder Mystery Dinner Party — “Love You to Death,” from Get Away With Murder Inc., Nov. 18; Music & Friends Garage Sale, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 26. Call 216-242-1250 or visit

“The Office” Bar Crawl: in which participants are asked to sign up under team tames such as Team Michael and Team Dwight and which will benefit A Special Wish Foundation Northeast Ohio, will be noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 22 at several Downtown Willoughby bars and restaurants. Visit

Painesville Railroad Museum: 475 Railroad St., presents a fundraiser dinner, 3 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22. Call 216-470-5780 or visit

Playhouse Square: presents The Secret Life of Bears: National Geographic Live!, Oct. 26. Visit

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: Cleveland, presents “The Beatles: Get Back to Let It Be,” curated by the Rock Hall and meant as an immersive complement to Peter Jackson’s docuseries “The Beatles Get Back,” through March; Rodney Crowell, reading from his new book, “Word for Word,” 7 p.m. Oct. 21 on the PNC Indoor Stage. Call 888-588-ROCK or visit

Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub: 348 Mentor Ave. Painesville, presents Public Guided Tour, Oct. 25 (call ahead); Murder Mystery Dinners, Oct. 26, Nov. 4 and Nov. 19; Spooky Stories by The Haunted Housewives, Oct. 26; A Holiday Cabaret, Dec. 17. Call 440-639-7948 or visit

Tower City Center: 230 W. Huron Road, Cleveland, presents Boo Bash,” a family-friendly event with trick-or-treating, costume contest and more, noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 29 in Skylight Park. Visit

Tri-C High School Rock Off: will be Jan. 28 and Feb. 4, 11 and 28 (Final Exam) at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Visit