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MUSICAL ACTIVITIES

Currently -- Rockin' on the River, Friday evenings during summer along the river in Cuyahoga Falls.

Now-Aug. 8 -- Summer concerts, 7 p.m., Triangle Park, North Main St, downtown Chagrin Falls.

Now-Aug. 16 -- Rock the Park concert series, every other Friday evening at Glen Chamberlin Park on Ravenna Road in Twinsburg.

Now-Aug. 25 -- Sunday concerts, either 6 or 7 p.m., the Hudson Green, Darrow Road, Hudson.

Now-Sept. 1 -- Concerts on weekends at Lock 3 Park, Akron.

Now-Sept 1 -- Concerts on the Green, 7 p.m. Sundays, Green by the clocktower, downtown Hudson.

June 26 -- Miami String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Ludwig Recital Hall, Music / Speech Building at KSU.

June 26, July 10 and 24, Aug. 7 and 21 -- Summer concerts, 7 p.m., Veterans Memorial Park gazebo, East Garfield Road, Aurora.

June 27 -- Kent State Community Band, 7 p.m., Home Savings Plaza, Main-Water streets in Kent.

June 28 -- Rascal Flatts, evening, Blossom Center in Cuyahoga Falls.

June 29 -- Denny Laine (of Wings and Moody Blues) and the Cryers, 8 p.m., Kent Stage in Kent.

June 30 -- James Hunter, 7 p.m., the Kent Stage, E. Main St., Kent.

July 2 -- Kid Rock, evening, Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls.

July 3-4 -- Cleveland Orchestra's "Salute to America," 8 p.m., Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls.

July 5-6 -- Opening weekend for Cleveland Orchestra's Blossom Music Festival, Blossom on Steels Corners Road, in Cuyahoga Falls.

July 7 -- Richard Thompson Electric Trio, 7 p.m., the Kent Stage, Kent.

July 9 -- The Eagles, 8 p.m., the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

July 11 -- Freedom Brass Band, 7 p.m., Home Savings Plaza in Kent.

July 12 -- James McMurtry and the Bottle Rockets, Kent Stage.

July 13 -- Justin Bieber, 7 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

July 16 -- Jonas Brothers, evening, Blossom Center, Cuyahoga Falls.

July 16 -- Great Big Sea, 8 p.m., the Kent Stage in downtown Kent.

July 19 -- Jethro Tull, Ian Anderson, evening, Cain Park, Superior Avenue in Cleveland Heights.

July 19-20 -- Kent Blues Festival, various venues, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (July 20 at 8 p.m., Kent Stage on E. Main St).

July 21 -- The Temptations, 7 p.m., Kent Stage, East Main St

July 24 -- Chicago, evening, Jacobs Pavilion, the Flats in Cleveland.

July 25 -- Flip Flops, 7 p.m., township gazebo at Route 43 and Tallmadge Road in Brimfield Twp.

July 26 -- Joe Diffie, 7 p.m., the Summit County Fair in Tallmadge.

July 27 -- The Scintas and Akron Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, S. Main Street.

July 28 -- The Bluestones, 7 p.m.,the Portage County courthouse lawn, downtown Ravenna.

July 31 -- Weird Al Yankovic, evening, Cain Park, Cleve. Hts.

Aug. 4 -- The Beach Boys, evening, Jacobs Pavilion in the Flats.

Aug. 8 -- Helen Welch, 7 p.m., Home Savings Bank Plaza, Main and Water streets, downtown Kent.

Sept. 5 -- Western Reserve Community Band, 7, Home Savings Plaza, Main-Water streets in Kent.

THEATRICAL EVENTS

Now-June 29 -- "South Pacific," Porthouse Theater at Blossom Music Center, Cuyahoga Falls.

Now-June 30 -- "Smokey Joe's Cafe," Cain Park, Cleve. Heights.

Now-June 30 -- "The Music Man," Weathervane Playhouse in the Valley area of northern Akron.

Now-July 7 -- "The Book of Mormon," the Palace Theater on Euclid Ave., downtown Cleveland.

Now-July 21 -- "The Bikinis," Actors' Summit, High St., Akron.

July 4-21 -- "The Comedy of Errors," selected evenings, Stan Hywet Hall, N. Portage Path, Akron.

July 4-20 -- Working," Porthouse Theater, Blossom in Cuyahoga Falls.

July 5-20 -- "Rent," Fridays-Saturdays, Aurora Community Theater, library building on E. Pioneer Trail.

July 9-Aug. 4 -- "The Lion King," State Theater, Euclid Ave.

July 17-Aug. 4 -- "Maestro: Leonard Bernstein," Cleveland Play House, Allen Theater in Cleveland.

July 25-Aug. 11 -- "Fiddler on the Roof," Porthouse Theater at Blossom Center in Cuyahoga Falls.

July 26-Aug. 17 -- "Applause," Western Reserve Playhouse, Bath/Richfield area, northern Summit Co.

Aug. 1-18 -- "Cymbeline," selected evenings at Stan Hywet Hall, North Portage Path in Akron.

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVITIES

Currently -- "Titanica" and "Hidden Universe," the Omnimax Theater at the Great Lakes Science Center, west of E. 9th, Cleveland.

Currently -- "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition," the Great Lakes Science Center, lakefront in Cleveland.

Currently -- "Undress: Shaping Fashion and Private Life," "Glass: Selections from KSU Museum Collection," "Raiment for Liturgy: Vestments in the KSU Collection," "Fandemonium" and "Fashion Timeline," the Kent State Museum, front campus at Kent State campus off East Main St., east of downtown Kent.

Currently -- "Dior and More: For the Love of Fashion," "Setting the World in Motion," ,"East vs. West: Cleveland, the Western Reserve and the Midwest" and Kidzbits Family Education Center, the Western Reserve Historical Society museum, University Circle off Euclid Avenue.

Currently -- "The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats," "Draw Me a Story," "Line Color Illusion: 40 Years of Julian Stanczak," "Real/Surreal," "Danny Lyon: The Bikeriders," "Diana Al-Hadid: Nolli's Orders," "With a Trace: Photographs of Absence" and "Multiplicity," the Akron Museum of Art, East Market St in downtown Akron.

Currently -- "The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection," "Renaissance Textiles," "Forty-Part Motet," "Tantra in Buddhist Art," "Damián Ortega: The Blast and Other Embers" and "Less is More: Minimal Prints, Cleveland Museum of Art, East Boulevard, University Circle, eastside Cleveland.

Currently -- "Wildlife Photographer of the Year," "Sharkabet! A Sea of Sharks from A to Z,""Fieldwork: Soldiers, Sailors and Stones" and "Megalodon: Largest Shark That Ever Lived," Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle of Euclid Avenue, eastside Cleveland.

Now-June 30 -- "Religion, Ritual and Performance in the Renaissance," Allen Memorial Art Museum, the Oberlin College campus, Oberlin.

Now-July 21 -- Joseph O'Sickey: Unifying Art, Life and Love," Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N.

Now-Sept. 15 -- Dinosaurs!, the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo in the southwest part of Cleveland.

June 28-29 -- Canal Fest, Cascades Lock Park, N. Main St., Akron.

June 28-30 -- Lorain International Festival, along the river, Lorain.

June 28-30 -- Garrettsville Summerfest, many events, Garrettsville.

June 29 -- European Fest-Bierfest, the German Family Society, Ranfield Road in Brimfield Township.

July 4-7 -- The Tall Ships Festival at Cleveland's harbor on the Lake Erie shore near Browns Stadium.

July 6 -- Kent Heritage Festival, events downtown all day and evening, streets in downtown Kent.

July 9-14 -- Annual Trumbull County Fair, Cortland fairgrounds.

July 12-14 -- Summit County Italian-American Festival, Lock 3, South Main in downtown Akron.

July 12-14 -- Cain Park Arts Festival, Superior Ave., Cleve. Hts.

July 13 -- World Beer Festival, North Coast Harbor Dock 32 off Erieview Avenue in Cleveland.

July 14 -- Cesky Den old world festival, 11 a.m.-dusk, DTJ Farm at Taborville in Auburn Township.

July 16-21 -- The annual Carroll County Fair, fairgrounds, Carrollton.

July 19-21 -- St. Joseph Ox Roast Fair, St. Joseph Church in Mantua.

July 20 -- Peninsula Python Day, activities in village of Peninsula.

July 20 -- Willoughby Arts Fest, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. downtown Willoughby.

July 23-28 -- Summit County Fair, Darrow/Howe roads, Tallmadge.

July 25-28 -- Streetsboro Family Days, the city park, Streetsboro.

July 26-27 -- Burning River Festival, 6 to 11 p.m., Cleveland Flats.

July 26-27 -- Mid-American Band Organ Rally, Lake County Historical Center in Painesville Township.

July 27 -- Blues and Brews festival, various spots, downtown Akron.

July 29-Aug. 4 -- Annual Columbiana County Fair and Medina County Fair, Lisbon and Medina.

July 31-Aug. 2 -- Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival, HOF, Fawcett Stadium, other venues, Canton.

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