One of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s finest works, THE KING AND I boasts a score which features such beloved classics as “Getting To Know You,” “I Whistle a Happy Tune,” “Hello Young Lovers,” “Shall We Dance” and “Something Wonderful.” Set in 1860’s Bangkok, the musical tells the story of the unconventional and tempestuous relationship that develops between the King of Siam and Anna Leonowens, a British schoolteacher whom the modernist King, in an imperialistic world, brings to Siam to teach his many wives and children. TBAhttp://www.playhousesquare.org/events/detail/the-king-and-i
In the 1960s, ordinary people risked everything to fight for equality. Featuring videos, immersive structures and 150+ black-and-white Civil Rights-era photographs, This Light of Ours offers a stirring look at inequities and tensions past and present, challenging visitors to play a role in effecting positive change. This Light of Ours is included with Maltz Museum admission: $12 adults, $10 seniors (60+) and students, $5 youth (5-11) and FREE for Maltz Museum Members and children under 5.http://www.maltzmuseum.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/
Dear Friends, due to popular demand, we will be reopening on Friday, January 13th. The restaurant will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. The club will feature live entertainment with DJ Vic and new DJs every Friday & Saturday evening from 10pm to 3am. We have music that will suit every taste. $10 entry ticket for the club (21+) will include one free glass of house wine or one free domestic beer. Come join us, we are excited to see you at Miami Nights!
Why not celebrate the "almost weekend" with half off all tequila? All brands 1/2 off open to close, plus our house Yuzu Margarita for $4.
Something has happened. A car. An explosion. And a city is paralyzed with fear. But Amor has an important errand to run. He walks the streets with his backpack and his cell phone, doing his best to blend in. But what looks normal? A funny and fierce showdown with paranoia, I CALL MY BROTHERS offers a 24-hour journey inside the head of a young, Arab-American man, suddenly a stranger in his own city. $12-30http://www.cptonline.org/performances/seasons/2016-2017/i-call-my-brothers/
Last Thursday Of Every Month. DJ Max Payola (of WCSB 89.3fm) spins exotic vinyl all-nite at Porco Lounge & Tiki Room. A night of tiki drinks and rare & unusual exotica 45s and motel lounge LPs. Your only decision should be what to wear; Polynesian or Polyester? or both !? free
Revisit iconic 1980s fashions at the Kent State University Museum! Curated by Museum Director Jean Druesedow, “The 1980s: An Age of Excess” features European and American designer gowns and streetwear created by Yves Saint Laurent, Ungaro, Chanel, Christian LaCroix, Bill Blass, Oscar de la Renta, Patrick Kelly and Donna Karan, and more. Learn more about the museum’s current exhibitions at www.kent.edu/museum. The museum is free to the public on Sunday and always free with a Kent State ID. Wednesday-Saturday admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and $3 for children under 18. Parking is free. $0-$5http://www.kent.edu/museum/news/revisit-iconic-1980s-fashions-kent-state-museum
This themed art exhibit challenges artists to find creative ways to express two forces of nature that counter and complement each other: Fire & Water. The exhibiting artists show that there are many ways to artfully convey a human relationship with fire or water using observation, metaphor, imagination, symbolism and humor. The opening reception is Friday, January 20 from 6 to 8 P.M., free and open to the public. Donations of savory or sweet finger foods are graciously accepted to keep gallery costs down. FREEhttp://www.valleyartcenter.org/events.html
This exhibition challenges artists to find creative ways to express two forces of nature that counter and complement each other. The participating artists show that there are many ways to artfully convey a human relationship with fire or water using observation, metaphor, imagination, symbolism and humor. Opening reception Friday, January 20 from 6 to 8 P.M., FREE and open to the public. Contact Valley Art Center at 440-247-7507 or valleyartcenter.org. VAC is located at 155 Bell Street in Chagrin Falls. While at VAC, treat yourself or a loved one by signing up for an art class or workshop. Freehttp://www.valleyartcenter.org/fire-and-water.html
Heights Arts’ first exhibition of 2017 examines new approaches to the genre of portraiture by six Northeast Ohio artists who work in a diverse array of materials. Likeness showcases the following artists: Sarah Curry, painting; Susan Gallagher, ceramics; Bernadette Glorioso, painting on repurposed fabric; Dave King, mixed media drawing; Daniel Levin, photography; and Mary Ann Tipple, fiber arts. One wall will be dedicated to self-portraits by the artists. The community is invited to an opening reception for Likeness on Friday, January 13, 6–9 p.m. The exhibition will be on view through Sunday, February 26. freehttp://www.heightsarts.org
The Heights Arts spotlight gallery space, dedicated to showing the newest art from our working artist-members, opens with an exhibition of painted stencil prints by Jeanne Regan on Friday, January 27, 6-9 p.m. Using the traditional Japanese surface design technique of "Katazome," Jeanne creates richly colored and patterned prints on botanical, celestial, and meteorological themes. She is the recipient of an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Ohio Arts Council, and her work is included in permanent collections of The Cleveland Museum of Art. freehttp://www.heightsarts.org
Playwrights Local proudly announces the return of Objectively/Reasonable, the critically acclaimed documentary play that premiered to sold-out houses in August 2016. Presented as a community response to the 2014 shooting of Tamir Rice, this powerful new work is based on original interviews with legal experts, social critics, police officers, parents, and others from Greater Cleveland. $15http://playwrightslocal.org/objectively-reasonable-return/
Beck Center and Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program team up in 2017 with Bring It On The Musical. Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, this movie-based-musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, and forgiveness. Campbell’s dream senior year turns nightmare when redistricting forces her to attend the less-than-spirited Jackson High School. After struggling to fit in, she joins forces with the headstrong Danielle to set the cheerleading world on fire. With a powerhouse squad they take on their school rivals at the National Championships to see who can Bring It On! $15-$31http://www.beckcenter.org/events/bring-it-on-the-musical/
Bob Hope: An American Treasure tells the story of the Guinness Book’s “most honored” entertainer through a series of themed modules that celebrate his comedic contributions, achievements in entertainment, relationships with a number of U.S. Presidents and his other passion – golf. Cleveland History Center is housing 200 vintage photos, six videos and more than 150 items including his Congressional Gold Medal awarded by President John F. Kennedy, and his “Honorary Veteran Citation” from Congress, which he called the most important honor of his life, and more. This temporary exhibit is accessible with museum admission and is open to the Included in CHC admission (WRHS Members and Active Military – Free | Adults – $10.00 | Seniors – $9.00 | Veterans – $7.00 | Children (ages 3-12) – $5.00 | Children 2 and under – Free)http://www.wrhs.org/events
Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world's most exotic and beautiful flowers at the 14th annual Orchid Mania show, opening Saturday, January 28, and running through Sunday, March 5. This year's show will evoke the beauty and mystery of Hanging Gardens, which have stirred the imagination since ancient times. Thousands of orchid flowers in every shape, size, scent and color will hang gracefully in the halls and glasshouses of the Botanical Garden, creating exotic and alluring encounters to warm your winter. Adults: $11, Children (3-12): $6, Children 2 and under: Free, Free for Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum membershttp://www.cbgarden.org/orchid-mania.aspx
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