Happenings — what’s coming up in Northeast Ohio starting Nov. 4 – Morning Journal

Here is a brief rundown of some coming entertainment options in Northeast Ohio. Make submissions for consideration via email to entertainment@morningjournal.com or entertainment@news-herald.com. 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 beckcenter.org.

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents the conclusion of “Nature’s Source,” featuring the work of Kristen Chittock inside the Corning Visitor Center, through Nov. 6. Call 216-721-1600, or visit cbgarden.org.

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; “Escaping to a Better World: Eccentrics and Immortals in Chinese Art,” through Nov. 6; “photographs in Ink, Nov. 20 through April 2; “The Medieval Top Seller: The Book of Hours,” through July 30; “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; “Modern Impressions — Light and Water in Chinese Prints,” Nov. 4 through May 7; “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 clevelandart.org.

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 fairmountcenter.org.

Geauga Arts Council: presents its first Holiday Market, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Community Room at 12373 Kinsman Road, Building C, Newbury Township. Visit geaugaartscouncil.com or email geaugaarts@gmail.com.

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 kinkcontemporary.com.

Sculpture Center: 1834 E. 123rd St., Cleveland, presents Julie Schenkelberg: “Currant” and Sara Dittrich: “in slowness there is fullness,” through Dec. 16, Call 216-229-6527 or visit sculpturecenter.org.

Ursuline College’s Florence O’Donnell Wasmer Gallery: 2550 Lander Road, Pepper Pike, presents “Beyond Cute: The Doll Show,” featuring dolls that have been created and collected by local artists, including a 30-Barbie doll installation and more, noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Thursdays Nov. 4 through Jan. 29 (opening reception 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 4). Visit ursuline.edu/wasmer-gallery.

Valley Art Center: 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls, presents its 51s annual “Juried Art Exhibition,” featuring the work of artists living within a 250-mile radius of Chagrin Falls, Nov. 4 through Dec. 14 (opening reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 4). Call 440-247-7507 or visit valleyartcenter.org.


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 euclidsymphonyorchestra.comor email ESOYoungArtists@gmail.com.

Children’s entertainment

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents its 2022-23 Children’s Theater Series — “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 PlayhouseSquare.org.


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 AgoraCleveland.com.

Cleveland Improv: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents Godfrey, Nov. 4 through 6; Tony Baker, Nov. 10 through 12; Capone, No. 18 and 19; Kerwin Claiborne, Nov. 23; Arnez J, Nov. 25 through 27; Affion Crocket, Dec. 2 and 3; Mick Foley, Dec. 8. Call 216-696-4677 or visit ClevelandImprov.com.

Fine Arts Association: 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, presents Chili Con Comedy Improv Troupe, Nov. 12. Call 440-951-7500 or visit fineartsassociation.org.

Grog Shop: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, presents-Dave Hill, Mary Santora, Nov. 24. Call 216-321-5588 or visit grogshop.gs.

Hilarities 4th Street Theatre: 2025 E. Fourth St., Cleveland, presents Robert Kelly, Nov. 4 and 5; Mary Radzinski, Nov. 6;  Carmen Lynch, Nov. 10 through 12. Call 216-736-4242 or visit pickwickandfrolic.com.

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents Bill Maher, May 20. Call 330-908-7625 or visit mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com.

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Tammy Pescatelli, Nov. 12; Royal Comedy 2022, Nov. 19; Jerry Seinfeld, Feb. 18 (two shows). Call 216-241-6000 or visit PlayhouseSquare.org.


Cleveland Ballet: presents “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 Clevelandballet.com.

DANCECleveland: presents Stephen Petronio Company, Nov. 12 at Playhouse Square. Visit dancecleveland.org or call 216-991-9000.

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 lorainpalace.com.

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

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

Verb Ballets Center for Dance: 3558 Lee Road, Shaker Heights, presents “The Akron Nutcracker,” a collaboration with the Dance Institute at The University of Akron and the Akron Symphony, Dec. 22 and 23 at E.J. Thomas Hall. Call 216-397-3757 or visit verballets.org.


Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque: 11610 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “B’Twixt Now and Sunrise,” 6:45 p.m. Nov. 3 and 9 p.m. Nov. 4; “Hold Me Tight,” 7 p.m. Nov. 4; “Pierrot Le Fou,” 5 p.m. Nov. 5 and 7:55 p.m. Nov. 6; “Henry V,” 7:10 p.m. Nov. 5; “Tales From the Gimli Hospital (Redux),” 9:50 p.m. Nov. 5 and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 6; “Das Boot (The Boat): Director’s Cut,” 2 p.m. Nov. 6. Call 216-421-7450 or visit CIA.edu/Cinematheque.

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 clevelandfilm.org.

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 — “Oranges and Sunshine,” Nov. 4 | “Mississippi Marsala,” Nov. 18. Call 440-366-4040 or visit StockerArtsCenter.com.


Agora Theatre & Ballroom: 5000 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents 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; Greensky Bluegrass, Jan. 25; Angel Olsen, Erin Rae, Feb. 2; Morgan Wade, March 4; International Anime Music Festival, March 8; Andrew Bird, April 8; Bikini Kill, April 16; Death Cab for Cutie, June 4. Visit AgoraCleveland.com.

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

Beachland Ballroom: 15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, presents KBong, Johnny Cosmic, Dubbest, Nov. 4; The Alarm Clocks, Dave Swanson’s Mystery Airship, Nov. 4; Son of Scott, Orefice Roth, Austin Adam, Nov. 6; Joseph Alen Beltram, Mike UVA, Istevan Medgysesi, Nov. 7; She Wants Revenge, Chameleons, D’Arcy, Nov. 8; The Surfrajettes, Nov. 8; Too Many Zooz, Yam Yam, Nov. 9; Daniel Nunnelee, Nov. 10; Northeast Ohio Drum & Music Jam’s Scorpio Drum Jam, Nov. 10; Death From Above 1979, The OBGMS, Nov. 11; Native Sun, Anaconda Vampire Bats, Honey Pocket, Nov. 11; Mason Jennings, Nov. 12; Dirty Pop Party Cleveland with Lindsay Mesenburg, Joey James, Solon, Nov. 12; The Black Lips, Bloodshot Bill, Napsack, Nov. 13; The Murlocks, Paul Jacobs, Nov. 14; 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; Rock Solid: Support Live and Local Music with Apostle Jones, Ray Flanagan and the Mean Machines, Nov. 19; The Cynics, Infidels, Strange Notes, Nov. 26; The Slaps, Friko, Nov. 27; Aberdeen, The NYChillharmonic, Nov. 30; Geoff Tate, Dec. 1; Polkamaniacs featuring Michael Devine, Mistletoe, Dec. 17; Tropidelic, Passafire, Dec. 30; Lurrie Bell, Jan. 26; Adam Melchor, Feb. 7; Boy Pablo, Oct. 4. Call 216-383-1124 or visit beachlandballroom.com.

Blossom Music Center: 1145 W. Steels Corners Road, Cuyahoga Falls, presents Shania Twain, June 30. Call 330-920-8040 or visit livemu.sc/2QcbKUb.

CityMusic Cleveland: presents “Entr’actre,” a string quartet concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 11 at Praxis Fiber Workshop in Cleveland; “Perspectives,” a string quartet concert, 7 p.m. Nov. 18 at Praxis Fiber Workshop in Cleveland. Call 216-632-3572 or visit citymusiccleveland.org.

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; CIM Opera Theater’s “Cendrillon,” 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11 and 3 p.m. Nov. 13 in Kulas Hall. Visit CIM.edu.

Cleveland Orchestra: performing at Severance Music Center, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “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 ClevelandOrchestra.com.

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 clevelandrepertoryorchestra.org or email clevelandrepertoryorchestra@gmail.com.

Fine Arts Association: 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, presents Brass Band of the Western Reserve’s holiday pops concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 10; The Cliff Habian Quartet’s “A Tribute to Vince Guaraldi,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Call 440-951-7500 or visit fineartsassociation.org.

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 FirelandsSymphony.com.

Goodyear Theater: 1201 E. Market St., Akron, presents The Sixties Show, Nov. 5; “Rubin Sings Luther,” featuring Ruben Studdard, Nov. 11; Classic Albums Live — Hotel California, Nov. 19; Switchfoot, Dec. 1; Emerson, Lake & Palmer, Dec. 3; Neil Zaza’s “One Silent Night,” Dec. 17; Jerry Harrison & Adrian Belew, COOL COOL COOL, Feb. 27; The High Kings, Gaelic Storm, March 14. Call 330-690-2307 or visit goodyeartheater.com.

Grog Shop: 2785 Euclid Heights Blvd., Cleveland Heights, presents Bartees Strange, They Hate Change, Nov. 4; Glam Gor: Super Slashers, Nov. 5; Blossom Park, Dishwasher Possum, Nov. 6; Night Spins, Mane, Orange Animal, Nov. 7; BAD4U, Joey James, Detention, Nov. 8; Road 2 Number 1 Showcase, Nov. 9; Let’s Eat Grandma, Nov. 10; Starset: Acoustic Events .02, Nov. 11; Star—-s Union Busting Is a Drag, Nov. 11; Gyasi, Cellophane Jane, Nov. 11; Glow 15 featuring Tee Willis, Esther Fitz, Charity Evonna, Nov. 12; G-Nome Project, Shoreline Funk All-Stars, Nov. 13; Oceanator, Queen of Jeans, Nov. 14; 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; Rome Streetz, Dec. 3; 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; Found Footage Festival: Where Are They Now?, Dec. 14; Nissim Black, Dec. 17; Flexcrew, Shake Ground, Dec. 17; Detention, Meatball Mob, Ink, Dec. 18; Bikini Islands, The Vumms, Smon & The Apparatus, Dec. 22; Signals Midwest, The Grievance Club, Low Morale, Dec. 23; King Buffalo, REZN, Jan. 13; Michigander, Abby Holiday, Who Saved Who, April 16. Call 216-321-5588 or visit grogshop.gs.

House of Blues: 308 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Tegan and Sara, Toberlin, Nov. 4; Beauty School Dropout, Nov. 5; 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; The Garden, Nov. 15; John Petrucci, Meanstreak, Nov. 16; Lorna Shore, Aborted, Ingested, Nov. 17; Hard Day’s Night (The Beatles tribute), Nov. 18; Christian French, Nov. 18; Charley 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; Capricorn Party featuring Terry Lee Goffee (Johnny Cash tribute), Gimme Sugar (Rolling Stones tribute), Jan. 13; The Four Horsemen (Metallica tribute), Jan. 20; Big Head Todd & The Monsters, Jan. 24; Holiday Hanvoer featuring Sparky B, Tricky Dick & The Cover-Ups, Old Skool, Jan. 24; Magic City Hippies, CAPYAC, Jan. 24; Saved by the 90’s — The Ultimate 90’s Party, Jan. 27; Umprey’s McGee, Jan. 29; Badfish (Sublime tribute), Kash’d Out, The Quasi Kings, Feb. 4; Subtronics, Must Die!, Kompany, Feb. 15; Tab Benoit, JD Simo, Feb. 17;  Durand Bernarr, Feb. 26; Static-X; Colony House, Little Image, March 4; Seaforth, March 24; March 26; Polyphia, April 4; VV (Ville Hermanni VAlo), April 5. Visit houseofblues.com/Cleveland.

Jacobs Pavilion: Nautica Entertainment Complex, West Bank of the Flats, Cleveland, presents Two Friends, June 12; Rebelution, Iration, July 2; Yungblud, The Regrettes, July 11. Visit bit.ly/axs-jacobs.

Kent Stage: 175 E. Main St., Kent, presents 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; Jen Maxfield, noon Nov. 16, Beachwood Branch; 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; The Monkeys Celebrated by Micky Dolenz, April 19; The Cream of Clapton Band (Eric Clapton/Cream tribute), May 20. Call 330-677-5005 or visit kentstage.org.

Lakewood Alive: presents Light Up Lakewood, 4 to 8 p.m. Dec. 3 in downtown Lakewood; “Loving Lakewood: Out of This World,” a fundraiser for the Lakewood Masonic Temple in which neighborhoods will adopt a space theme, 7:30 to 11 p.m. Feb. 25. Visit LakewoodAlive.org.

Lorain Palace Theater: 617 Broadway, Lorain, presents 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; Cleveland Jazz Orchestra, Dec. 18; Trace Lawrence, April 29. Call 440-245-2323 or visit lorainpalace.com.

Maltz Performing Arts Center at Cleveland State University: 1855 Ansel Road, presents 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 case.edu/maltzcenter.

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents Kip Moore, Boy Named Banjo; Jackyl, Nov. 22; Papadosio, Nov. 25 and 26; Snarky Puppy, April 5. Visit MasonicCleveland.com.

MGM Northfield Park: 10777 Northfield Road, Northfield, presents Chaka Khan, Nov. 5; Ryan Adams, Dec. 3; Donnie Iris & The Cruisers, The Michael Weber Show, Dec. 17; 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 mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com.

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents 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; {p;la Mogjt Befpre Christmas starring Chardon Polka Band, Dec. 11; Marc Boberge (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; Albert Lee Band, Jan. 8; Brian Newman Quintet, Jan. 13; Dark Side of the Moon (Pink Floyd tribute), Jan. 14;  Chris Barron (Spin Doctors frontman), Jan. 15; Van Morrison Night with Nitebridge and Colin Dussault, Jan. 20; 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; Masters of Hawaiian Music, Feb. 26; The Magnetic Fields, March 29; Forever Seger (Bob Seger tribute), April 13. Call 216-242-1250 or visit musicboxcle.com.

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 oberlin.edu/artsguide.

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 pumconline.org or call 440-354-3642.

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents The United States Army Field Band, Nov. 4; JEEZY, Lloyd,” Nov. 5; MercyMe, Nov. 6; second annual Dany Ripepi Memorial Concert featuring Night Ranger, Nov. 9; 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 PlayhouseSquare.org.

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 QuireClelveand.org.

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse: 1 Center Court, Cleveland, presents 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 rocketmortgagefieldhouse.com.

Stocker Arts Center at Lorain County Community College: 1005 N. Abbe Road, Elyria, presents “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 StockerArtsCenter.com.

Towne and Country Players: present “Music Americana,” performed by the Patriots Symphonic Band, 3 p.m. Nov. 13 at McCormick School Theater, Huron. Call 419-668-0637.

Val Pawlowski: presents Polkas at the Eagles, featuring The Wojtilla Brothers Band, 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 6 at the Willoughby Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 2300, 37299 Euclid Ave.; Holiday Dance, Dec. 4 at Fairport Harbor VFW. Call 330-318-3004.


Ferrante Winery and Ristorante: 5585 N. River Road W., Geneva, presents 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 ferrantewinery.com.

Old Firehouse Winery: 5499 Lake Road E., Geneva-on-the-Lake, presents Steve Madewell, 2 p.m. Nov. 5. Call 440-466-9300 or visit OldFirehouseWinery.com.


Geauga Park District: presents Research in Our Parks: Survey Results, with naturalist Linda Gilbert, 2:30 p.m. Nov. 26, virtual. Visit geaugaparkdistrict.org.

Lake Metroparks Farmpark: 8800 Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Country Lights Drive-thru, featuring 30 lighted displays to be viewed from your vehicle, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 through 4, 7 through 11 and 14 through 23. Call 440-256-2122 or 800-366-3276, or visit goto.lakemetroparks.com/farmpark.

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 geaugaparkdistrict.org.

Penitentiary Glen Reservation: 8668 Kirtland-Chardon Road, Kirtland, presents Candy Land Gone to the Birds, a game with a life-sized board where Candy Land meets bird-related education, Nov. 19 through Jan. 1. Call 440-256-1404 or visit lakemetroparks.com/parks-trails/penitentiary-glen-reservation.

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 geaugaparkdistrict.org.


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 beckcenter.org.

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

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 broadwayinakron.com.

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 ClaguePlayhouse.org.

Cleveland Play House: Performing at Playhouse Square, presents “The Great Leap,” by Lauren Yee, 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 clevelandplayhouse.com.

Cleveland Public Theatre: 6415 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, presents “Breakout Session (or Frogorse),” written by Nikkole Salter, through Nov. 12 in the James Levin Theatre. Call 216-631-2727 or visit cptonline.org.

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 convergence-continuum.org.

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 Curtain440.com.

Dobama Theatre: 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, presents “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 dobama.org.

Fine Arts Association: 38660 Mentor Ave., Willoughby, presents “Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella,” based on the 1957 made-for-TV version, Nov. 25 through Dec. 18. Call 440-951-7500 or visit fineartsassociation.org.

Great Lakes Theater: at the Hanna Theatre at Playhouse Square in Cleveland, presents “Romeo and Juliet,” 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 greatlakestheater.org.

Near West Theatre: 6702 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, presents “The Music Man, weekends Nov. 18 through Dec. 4. Call 216-961-9750 or visit nearwesttheatre.org.

Playhouse Square: 1501 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents “Cats,” through Nov. 20; “Sweeney Todd” (Cleveland State University production), Nov. 3 through 13; “Christmas with C.S. Lewis,” starring David Payne, Nov. 18 through 20; “Girls Night: The Musical,” Nov. 25; “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 PlayhouseSquare.org.

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 StockerArtsCenter.com.


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 beckcenter.org.

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 clevelandchristmasconnection.com.

Cleveland Botanical Garden: 11030 East Blvd., presents Artisans at the Arboretum, an open-air market with artisans, music and food, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 5 and 6: Twinkle in the 216, which “will celebrate the historic character of Cleveland’s neighborhoods as they sparkle and shine to add warmth and joy to the cold winter months, Nov. 19 through Dec. 31. Call 216-721-1600, or visit cbgarden.org.

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 WRHS.org.

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 clemetzoo.com.

Cleveland Museum of Art: 11150 East Blvd., presents MIX: Con Alma, “an exciting, upbeat night of art, music and dance,” 6 p.m. Nov. 4. Call 216-421-7340 or visit clevelandart.org.

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 through Nov. 4. Call 216-231-1177 or 800-317-9155 or visit cmnh.org.

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

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 CraftMapleFestival.org.

Cuyahoga County Public Library: presents 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 cuyahogalibrary.org.

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 fairmountcenter.org.

Fine Arts Association: 38660 Mentor Ave. Willoughby, presents Holiday Marketplace, with proceeds benefiting the Robert Wolf Scholarship for Visual Arts at FAA, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 19; Creative Arts Therapies Fall Showcase, an evening to support the FAA Creative Arts Therapies Department with an art gallery and music performances by FAA clients with a fundraising reception to follow, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5. Call 440-951-7500 or visit fineartsassociation.org.

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,” through Jan. 8. Call 216-694-2000 or visit greatscience.com.

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

Masonic Cleveland: 3615 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, presents People Places and Dreams: Masquerade Ball, Nov. 19. Visit MasonicCleveland.com.

Music Box Supper Club: 1148 Main Ave., Cleveland, presents 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 musicboxcle.com.

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. Call 888-588-ROCK or visit rockhall.com.

Steele Mansion Inn & Gathering Hub: 348 Mentor Ave. Painesville, presents Murder Mystery Dinners, Nov. 4 and Nov. 19; A Holiday Cabaret, Dec. 17. Call 440-639-7948 or visit SteeleMansion.com.

Taste of Mentor: a presentation by Mentor Area Chamber of Commerce with participation of several area restaurants, will be 5;30 to 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10at Cater to You Catering Company — Father Kline Social Center. Call 440-255-1616 or visit mentorchamber.org/taste-of-mentor.

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 RockHall.com/rockoff.


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