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Diversions, a calendar of events
www.akron.com
December 13, 2007
West Side Leader
Page 33
THEATER ART MUSIC RESTAURANTS TELEVISION EVENTS RADIO GALLERIES FESTIVALS MOVIES CONCERTS
NEXT WEEK:
A look at this
year’s First Night
Akron festivities
RIGHT:
Find out why
‘The Golden
Compass’ shines
— Page 26
BOOKS HAPPENINGS PLAYS RECITALS FAIRS SHOWS DANCE
ABOUT TOWN
BOOKS
December 13, 20
Thursday Movies @ Main
5 p.m.
Akron-Summit County Main
Library, (330) 643-9015
BOOKS
December 13, 15, 17
Dec. 13: Author appearance
and book signing by John
Gorman, author of “The
Buzzard,” 7 p.m.
Dec. 15: Author appearance
and book signing by
Matthew D. Wojtecki,
R.M. Meluch and S.
Joseph Krause, 1-3 p.m.
Dec. 17: Author appearance
and book signing
by Tobias S. Buckell, 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble Booksellers
(330) 665-5199
December 14
Book signing and author visit
by Russ Musarra and
Chuck Ayers, author/
photographer of “Walks
Around Akron,” 6-8 p.m.
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
330-836-5533
December 15
Book signing by John Gladden,
author of “How
to Elevate a Cow,” 1-3 p.m.
Medina Borders
(330) 723-8270
Author appearance by Tom
Batiuk, author of “Lisa’s
Story,” 1-2:30 p.m.
Blue Heron Bookstore
(330) 657-2575
Book signing by Jack Gieck,
author of “Early Akron’s
Industrial Valley: A
History of the Cascade
Locks,” 2-5 p.m.
The Bookseller
(330) 865-5831
Book signing and launch party
for Kathleen “Boo”
Whitmer and James
Rehmus, 2-5 p.m.
Harris-Stanton Gallery
(330) 867-7600
December 19
“Let’s Talk About It: Jewish
Literature” discussion
of “The Puttermesser
Papers,” 1 p.m.
Northwest Akron Branch
Library, (330) 836-1081
JAZZ/BLUES
9 p.m.
Dec. 14: Beyond Blue, 9 p.m.
Dec. 15: Blue Lunch, 9 p.m.
Dec. 17: Rachel Roberts, 9 p.m.
Dec. 18: Open mic, 6-9 p.m.
Mike Lenz, 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Dec. 19: David Ullman, 9 p.m.
Northside
(330) 434-7625
CHILDREN’S EVENTS
ON EXHIBIT
This Week
“A Christmas Story”
through Dec. 16
Magical Theatre Company
(330) 848-3708
December 15
Invent a Cookie Contest, 1 p.m.
National Inventors Hall
of Fame, (330) 849-6877
December 19
Baby Time, 10:15 a.m.
Northwest Akron Branch
Library, (330) 836-1081
This Week
Sculpture by Eileen Gross
through Dec. 30
Peninsula Art Academy
(330) 657-2248
Oil Paintings by Jack Liberman
through Jan. 3
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Art Gallery
(330) 836-9327
Just Susie, through Jan. 4
Seiberling Gallery
(330) 657-2909
Picturing the African American
Experience, through Jan. 6
Corbin Foundation Gallery
Akron Art Museum
(330) 376-9186
Deadly Medicine: Creating
the Master Race
through Jan. 8
Maltz Museum of Jewish
Heritage, (216) 593-0575
Close to Home: Watercolors
by William Sommer
and Raphael Gleitsmann
through Jan. 27
Masumi Hayashi Meditations:
Two Pilgrimages
through Jan. 27
Akron Art Museum
(330) 376-9186
Art of the Orient
through Feb. 29
Almond Tea Gallery
(330) 929-1575
Help! Behind the Scenes
of the Beatles’ Movie
through March 30
Rock and Roll Hall
of Fame and Museum
CLASSICAL MUSIC
December 14-16
Christmas Candlelight Concerts
7:30 p.m., presented by the
Summit Choral Society
St. Bernard Church
(330) 434-SING
COMEDY
December 18-22
Mike Conley, call for times
Funny Stop Comedy Club
(330) 923-4700
DANCE
December 15, 22, 23
Dec. 15, 22: Ballroom Dancing
8:30 p.m.
Dec. 23: Ballroom Dancing
7:30 p.m.
Sherwood Dance Club
(330) 864-4484
JAZZ/BLUES
December 13-15, 17-19
Dec. 13: Northside Jazz Workshop
ENTERTAINMENT LECTURES BANDS
ON EXHIBIT
POPULAR MUSIC
E.J. Thomas Performing
Arts Hall, (330) 972-7570
(216) 781-ROCK
Bits and Pieces: Unpuzzling
Our Past
through October 2008
Peninsula Library
(330) 657-2291
THEATER
POPULAR MUSIC
December 13
Akron POPS Orchestra
7:30 p.m.
Chambrel at Montrose
(330) 864-8526
December 13-14
Gráda: Irish Christmas Special
7:30 p.m.
Happy Days Visitor Center
(330) 657-2909
December 14, 21
Dec. 14: Peggy Coyle Trio
9 p.m.-midnight
Dec. 21: Kim Karam
with the Gene Fiocca Band
9 p.m.-midnight
Novo Lounge
(330) 920-7530
December 14-15
1964, a Tribute, 9 p.m.
Tangier, (330) 376-7171
December 16
Christmas Concert by Peace
Together, 3 p.m.
Regina Health Center
(330) 659-4161
Jens Korndorker, 4 p.m.
Fairlawn Lutheran Church
(330) 836-7286
TubaChristmas, 4 and 6:30 p.m.
This Week
“Joseph and the Amazing
Technicolor Dreamcoat”
through Dec. 15
Weathervane Community
Playhouse, (330) 836-2626
“A Christmas Story”
THEATER
through Dec. 23
Cleveland Play House
(216) 795-7000
“A Child’s Christmas in Wales”
through Dec. 30
Actors’ Summit Theater
(330) 342-0800
“Irving Berlin’s White
Christmas,” through Dec. 31
Carousel Dinner Theatre
(330) 724-9855
A Child’s
Christmas
in Wales
Nov 29 - Dec 23
“Holiday storytelling at its
best -- simple
yet elegantly
beautiful.”
Kerry Clawson,
Beacon
Journal
A
A Winnie
Winnie The
The Pooh
Pooh
Christmas
Christmas Tail
Tail
Dec 9 - 22
The City of Akron Presents
330-342-0800
actorssummit.org
Sponsored by
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Visit the 4th Annual
Holidayfest at Lock 3 in
Downtown Akron!
Children’s Lantern Parades
Come see the Mansion and Wash House transformed for the holidays by local, professional Interior Designers.
This is an excellent opportunity to see the latest styles in holiday design while enjoying the season’s spirit!
Now – December 22, 2007
Wednesdays through Saturdays 1pm – 4pm
Make your own lantern
and join the parade!
Friday & Saturday
Lantern crafts begin at 6 pm
Parade at 7 pm
Perkins Stone Mansion
465 South Portage Path, Akron
Participating Designers and Charities:
Pamela Bayer, Pamela Bayer Interiors, MetroHealth
Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio and the Jesse Blake
Foundation,
Robin Brechbuhler, Brechbuhler Interior Design Ltd., of
Happy Trails Farm Animal Sanctuary,
Susan Kotapish, Marjorie Ranftl, the Humane Society of
Greater Akron,
Winnie Leenaarts, Pam’s Posies, Cystic Fibrosis Center at
Akron Children’s Hospital,
Cindy Pastoria, Cindy Pastoria Designs, Akron Children’s
Hospital,
Jim Pesce, James Pesce Designs, Mental Health America of
Summit County,
Brian Reeder, Reeder Architects & Interior Design, Kiwanis KKids,
Janice Mosko, Christy Krainess, Greenbriar Florist, Access,
Inc.- an emergency shelter for homeless women and children,
Diane Blinn, Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens,
Jennifer McCool, Jennifer McCool Interior Design,
NeuroDevelopmental Center at Akron Children’s Hospital,
Lynne Dowling, Libby Upton, Yellow Creek Trading Company,
the Alzheimer’s Association.
$7 Adults, $1 child (12 and under)
Seniors and groups of 10 or more $5 per adult
SCHS members receive 2 tickets free
For more information contact the Summit
County Historical Society at 330.535.1120 or visit
www.summithistory.org
www.holidayfest.org

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