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Dec. 27 -- Jazz at the Civic with Dan Wilson, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Dec. 28 -- Bruce in the USA, evening, the House of Blues.

Dec. 28 -- Time Traveler, Moody Blues tribute, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St.

Dec. 31 -- Cleveland Pops Orchestra concert and dance, 9 p.m., Severance Hall, Cleveland.

Jan. 8 -- Jay Z, 8 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland.

Jan. 9-10 -- "Hello Dolly," on University of Akron campus.

Jan. 11 -- Akron Symphony Orchestra, 8, E.J. Thomas Hall, Univ. of Akron campus.

Jan. 12 -- Elvis Birthday Tribute, 7 p.m., State Theater, Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Jan. 17 -- Colin John and the Juke Hounds, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown Akron.

Jan. 18 -- Jonah Koslen's Stage Pass Now cabaret, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, Akron.

Jan. 23 -- ZACH and Samuel Salsbury, 7:30, Akron Civic Theater in downtown Akron.

Jan. 23 -- Jon Batiste and the Stay Human Ban d, 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall in Akron.

Jan. 24 -- Trumpeter/composer Josh Rzepka, 8 p. m., Akron Civic Theater, S, Main.

Jan. 24 -- Huey Lewis and the News, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Racino at Northfield Park, Northfield.

Jan. 26 -- University of Akron Steel Drum Band / Beach Party, 2:30 p.m. Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St. in Akron.

Jan. 31 -- Air Supply, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, downtown.

Jan. 31 -- Paul Fayreweather, 8 p.m., the House of Blues .

Feb. 13 -- Joe Diffie, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, Akron.


Now-Dec. 29 -- "Christmas Is Coming' Uptown," Jelliffe Theater at Karamu Performing Arts Center in Cleveland.

Now-Jan. 5 -- "Wicked," Playhouse Square, Euclid Avenue, downtown Cleveland.

Now-Jan. 5 -- "Annie," Mackey Theater at the Beck Center for Arts in Lakewood.

Now-Jan. 5 -- "The Big Meal," the Dobama Theater in Lee Road in Cleveland Heights.

Dec. 27-28 -- "Rent," 8 p.m., Aurora Community Theatre, East Pioneer Trail, Aurora.

Dec. 31 -- "Bending Broadway," 8 p.m., Chagrin Valley Little Theater in Chagrin Falls.

Jan. 3 -- "The Frog Prince," 11 a.m., Solon Center for the Arts, 6315 SOM Center Road.

Jan. 9-10 -- "Hello Dolly," 7:30 p.m., E.J. Thomas Hall, University of Akron's campus.

Jan. 9-25 -- "Exact Change," Levin Theater of Cleveland Public Theater on Detroit Avenue.

Jan. 10-Feb. 2 -- "Yentl,"Allen Theater, Playhouse Square.

Jan. 14-Feb. 2 -- "Menopause: The Musical," Hanna Theater, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 17-Feb. 1 -- "Last Call Cleveland," Second Stage Theater, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Jan. 18 -- Jonah Koslen's "Stage Pass Now" cabaret, 8 p.m., the Akron Civic Theater.

Jan. 18-19 -- "The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favoites," Ohio Theater, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland.

Jan. 23-Feb. 16 -- "Spider's Web," Coach House Theater, West Exchange St., Akron.

Jan. 24-25 -- "Rock of Ages," 7:30 p.m., Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Jan. 24-Feb. 23 -- "The Aliens," Dobama Theater, 2340 Lee Road in Cleveland Heights.

Jan. 25-26 -- Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Ohio Theater, downtown Cleveland.

Jan. 30-Feb. 23 -- "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men," Karamu Theater, E. 89th St.

Jan. 30-Feb. 15 -- "Air Waves," Gordon Square Theater of Cleveland Public Theater.

Feb. 1-2 -- "The Vagina Monologues," 8 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, E.J. Thomas Hall, University of Akron.

Feb. 2 -- "Photograph 51," noon, Actors' Summit in Akron.

Feb. 4-16 -- "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess," Palace Theater on Euclid Avenue.

Feb. 7 -- "The Ghost of the Blues" Broadway Revue, 8 p.m., Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St., downtown Akron.

Feb. 7-March 9 -- "Carrie," Mackey Theater at Beck Center for the Arts, Lakewood.

Feb. 14-March 9 -- "Breath and Imagination," Allen Theater.

Feb. 21-March 16 -- "Deathtrap," Hanna Theater, Cleveland.


Currently -- Ice skating at Lock 3 in downtown Akron, Fridays-Sundays; hours vary, South Main Street, Akron.

Currently -- "Titanica" and "Santa vs. the Snowman" and "Flight of the Butterflies," the Omnimax Theater at Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland.

Currently -- "Pretty Pleats," "Shifting Paradigms," "Arthur Koby Jewelry," "Raiment for Liturgy: Vestments in the KSU Collection," "Glass" and "Fashion Timeline," the Kent State Museum, front campus at Kent State campus off East Main Street 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," "History in the Cloud" and Kidzbits Family Education Center, the Western Reserve Historical Society, Cleveland.

Currently -- "Envisioning an Outdoor Sculpture Space: A Project with Kent State University," "Diana Al-Hadid: Nolli's Orders," "With a Trace: Photographs of Absence" and "Multiplicity," Akron Museum of Art, E. Market Street, downtown.

Currently -- "Sicily: Art & Invention between Greece and Rome," "Luxuriance: Silks from Islamic Lands, 1250-1900," "Ai Weiwei: Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads," "Praxiteles: The Cleveland Apollo," Ai WeiWei," Hank Willis Thomas and :Fragments of the Invisible: The Delenne Collection of Congo Sculpture," the Cleveland Museum of Art, Univ. Circle, Cleveland.

Currently -- "Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl," "Nature's Mating Games: Beyond the Birds and Bees" and Human Origins Gallery, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, University Circle off Euclid Avenue.

Currently -- "Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction," Beatles exhibit, Two Tone Spotlight, films, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Cleveland lakefront.

Currently -- "Illuminating the Word" and "Sacred Voices," Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton.

Now-Dec. 30 -- Heaven and Nature Sing, Stan Hywet Hall, the west side of in Akron.

Now-Dec. 31 -- Kaleidoscope 2013 by Akron Area Arts Alliance, Summit Artspace, 140 East Market Street in Akron.

Now-Dec. 31 -- Cleveland Botanical Garden's Winter Show at the Cleveland Botanical Garden, East Blvd. in Cleveland.

Dec. 31 -- Cleveland Rocks New Year's Eve, 6 p.m., Public Square in downtown Cleveland.

Now-Jan. 1 -- Holiday display at the Rockefeller Greenhouse near University Circle.

Now-Jan. 1 -- Holiday Lights at Lake Anna, 5-9 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays, 5-10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays, Barberton.

Now-Jan. 1 -- Annual lighting display at Nela Park, 1975 Noble Road in East Cleveland.

Now-Jan. 4 -- Dickens Victorian Village and Guernsey County Courthouse light show, downtown Cambridge.

Now-Jan. 5 -- "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition," the Great Lakes Science Center, E. 9th St. on lakefront in Cleveland.

Dec. 26-30 -- Deck the Hall, 5 to 8 p.m., Stan Hywet Hall, North Portage Path in Akron.

Dec. 28 -- Harlem Globetrotters, 7:30 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Dec. 31 -- First Night Akron (including fireworks), many venues in downtown Akron.

Jan. 4-5 -- World's Greatest Hobby on Tour, IX Centernear Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.

Jan. 8-12 -- Ohio RV Super Show, the IX Center near Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.

Jan. 10-19 -- Disney on Ice "Let's Celebrate," various times, Quicken Loans Arena.

Jan. 11 -- Impractical Jokers, 7:30 p.m., the Akron Civic Theater, S. Main St., Akron.

Jan. 16-20 -- Mid-America Boat Show, IX Center near Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.

Jan. 16-19 -- Cleveland Outdoor Adventure show, the IX Center in southwest Cleveland.

Jan. 18-19 -- Today's Bride bridal show, IX Center near Hopkins Airport in Cleveland.

Jan. 18 -- Comedian Ron White, 8 p.m., State Theater, Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Jan. 23-26 -- NARI Home Improvemen Show, IX Center, near Hopkins Airport, Cleveland.

Jan. 24-March 5 -- Mellow Yellows exhibition, Valley Art Center in Chagrin Falls.

Jan. 27 -- WWW Monday Night Raw, 7:30 p.m., Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.

Jan. 27 -- Jeff Hoffman in Town Hall Speaker Series, 6 p.m., Ohio Theater in Cleveland.

Jan. 30 -- "The Intrergalactic Nemesis Live-Action Graphic Novel," 7:30 p.m., Palace Theater, Euclid Ave. in Cleveland.

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