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MUSICAL ACTIVITIES

Dec. 13-16 — The Scintas, five shows, the Tangier, W. Market St.

Dec. 14-15 — Christmas concerts, 7 p.m. Fridays, 4 and 7 Saturdays, The Chapel on Fir Hill in Akron.

Dec. 14 — The Lettermen’s Christmas Show, 8 p.m., the Croatian Lodge Ballroom on Lake Shore Boulevard in Eastlake.

Dec. 14 — Jessica Lea Mayfield and David Mayfield, evening, the Kent Stage, East Main Street.

Dec. 14-15 — Christmas Brass Quintet, 10 a.m. Friday, 11 a.nm. Saturday, Severance Hall.

Dec. 14 — Ryan Humbert’s Holiday Extravaganza and Variety Show, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater.

Dec. 14-16, 21-23 — Cleveland Orchestra Christmas concerts, variious times, Severance Hall, Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Dec. 15 — Over the Rhine, evening, the Kent Stage, downtown.

Dec. 15 — Neil Zaza’s One Silent Night, evening, Hanna Theater in Cleveland.

Dec. 15 —252 X-Mas Bash 2012, evening, House of Blues in Cleveland.

Dec. 16 — Bruce Hornsby, evening, the Kent Stage, downtown.

Dec. 16 — Helen Welch, Miller Southl, evening, Akron Civic Theater.

Dec. 18-19 — Cleveland Orchestra and Pink Martini “Joy to the World,” 8 p.m., Severance Hall on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Dec. 21 — Mannheim Steamroller, 8 p.m., Playhouse Square Center, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Dec. 21 — Grateful Dead Revival Night, 8, Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland.

Dec. 22 — Tuba Christmas, noon and 2:30 p.m.,m E.J. Thomas Hall in Akron.

Dec. 23 — Boys from the County Hell, 8 p.m., the House of Blues.

Dec. 26 — Trans-Siberian Orchestra, 3 and 8 p.m., the Quicken Loans Arena, Prospect Avenue.

Dec. 26 — Carlos Jones and PLUS Band, Honey Honey, 9 p.m., House of Blues.

Dec. 27 — Bruce in the USA, 8 p.m., the House of Blues, Cleveland.

Dec. 27 — Holy Revival and Bruce in the USA, evening, the House of Blues, Euclid Avenue.

Dec. 28 — Third Eye Blind, evening, House of Blues on Euclid Ave., downtown Cleveland.

Dec. 28 — Jazz at the Civic, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 28 — Third Eye Blind, 8 p.m., the House of Blues in Cleveland.

Dec. 28 — The Speedbumps holiday concert, evening, Kent Stage in Kent.

Dec. 29 — Chimaira Christmas 13, evening, the House of Blues.

Dec. 29 — Girls with Guitars, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve with Michael Stanley and the Resonators, evening, the House of Blues.

Dec. 31 — Red Wanting Blue, evening, the Kent Stage, downtown Kent.

Jan. 6 — Elvis Birthday Tribute, Playhouse Square in Cleveland.

Jan. 9 — Little Feat, evening, the Kent Stage, E. Main in Kent.

Jan. 11, 13 — 17th annual Tri-C High School Rock Off, House of Blues.

Jan. 15 — “Guster,” evening, the House of Blues in Cleveland.

Jan. 20 — The Barkays, 7 and 9 p.m., the Tangier, West Market, Akron.

Jan. 29 — Flogging Molly, evening, House of Blues, Cleveland.

Feb. 17 — Matchbox Twenty, Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Feb. 19 — Passion Pity, Matt and Kim, evening, Cleveland Masonic Auditorium, East 36th St.

Feb. 28 — Muse, 7 p.m., the Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland.

March 9 — Bon Jovi, 7:40 p.m., Q Arena in downtown Cleveland.

THEATRICAL EVENTS

Now-Dec. 15 — “True West,” the Liminis, Scranton Road, westside of Cuya. River in Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 16 — “Junie B in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells,” 7:30 Dec. 7-8, 14, 2 p.m. Dec. 8-9, 15-16 — Magical Theatre Co., W. Tuscarawas in Barberton.

Now-Dec. 22 — “The Santaland Diaries,” Playhouse Square in Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 23 — “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” Weathervane Playhouse in the Merriman Valley area, Akron.

Now-Dec. 23 — “My Mother’s Lesbian Jeish Wiccan Wedding,” Actors’ Summit, in Akron.

Now-Dec. 23 — “A Christmas Carol,” Ohio Theater on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 23 — “A Carol for Cleveland,” times vary, Allen Theater on Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Now-Dec. 23 — “The Secret Social,” the Cleveland Public Theater, Detroit Ave., westside Cleveland.

Dec. 14-15 — “Twin’s Tales” by Stow Players, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7-8, 14, 2:30 p.m. Dec. 9 and 15, the Heritage Barn in Silver Springs Park, Young Road, Stow.

Dec. 14-16 — “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” 8 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Sunday matinees, Chagrin Valley Little Theater on River St., downtown Chagrin Falls.

Dec. 15 — Sister’s Christmas Catechism, 7:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, South Main, downtown.

Dec. 22-23 — Shen Yun 2013, the State Theater, Euclid Avenue.

Jan. 8-9 — “Shrek: The Musical,” E.J. Thomas Hall at University of Akron.

Jan. 15-27 — “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert: The Musical,” Playhouse Square in Cleveland.

Jan. 17-20 — “Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody,” Playhouse Square Center, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Jan. 22 — Yo Gabba Gabba Live, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., Akron Civic Theater.

Feb. 17-20 — The Peking Acrobats, Playhouse Square Center.

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES

Currently — “To the Arctic,” “Sea Rex” and “Santa vs. the Snowman,” Omnimax Theater at the Great Lakes Science Center on the lakefront off East 9th St., Cleveland.

Currently — “Frogs” through Jan. 6, the Great Lakes Science Center off E. 9th St. in Cleveland.

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 Street in Kent.

Currently — Exhibits include “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 is under renovationand closed), the Western Reserve Historical Society museum, University Circle off Euclid Ave., far east side Cleveland.

Currently — “Adolph Gottlieb: Art in 3-D,” “Detroit Disassembled,” “Gravity and Grace: Monumental Works by El Anatsul,” “Robert Stivers: Veiled Image,” “New Artifacts: Works by Brent Kee Young and Sungsoo Kim” and “The Anniversary Show: Commemorative Art Through the Years,” the Akron Museum of Art, East Market Street.

Currently — “Studio Glass in Focus,” “DIY: Photographers and Books,” “Half the Air in a Given Space,” “Wari: Lords of the Ancient Andes,” William H. Johnson, Cleveland Museum of Art, East Blvd. in Univ. Circle, east side Cleveland.

Currently — “50 Greatest Photographs of National Geographic” through Jan. 13, “Whales-Tohor” through Jan. 27, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Univ. Crl.

Currently — “Printing Practice: Religious Prints from the Renaissance” (through Dec. 23), “Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance” (through June 30, 2013) and “Religion, Ritual and Performance in Modern and Contemporary Art” (through June 30, 2013), Allen Memorial Art Museum on the Oberlin College campus.

Now-Jan. 1 — Winter Waterland, Greater Cleveland Aquarium in Flats.

Dec. 13-23, 26-30 — Deck the Hall, 5-8 p.m., Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens, North Portage Path, west Akron.

Dec. 15-16 — All New Santa’s Workshop, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Hinckley Lake’s boathouse and store, Cleveland Metroparkis.

Dec. 27 — Harlem Globetrotters, 7 p.m., Q Arena, Cleveland.

Dec. 29 — Comedian Jeff Dunham, 8 p.m., the Wolstein Center, CUS, E. 18th and Carnegie Ave.

Dec. 31 — First Night Akron, New Year’s Eve activities in downtown.

Jan. 11-21 — Disney on Ice, Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Jan. 28 — Fitness-nutrition expert William H. Dietz in Town Hall speaker series, 6, Ohio Theater.

Feb. 15-17 — Monster Jam, Quicken Loans Arena in downtown Cleveland.

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