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Western Reserve Public Media is accepting special events submissions for the History Circle’s Calendar of Events. The deadline for submissions is the 25th of each month for inclusion in the following month’s newsletter. Information can be e-mailed to or mailed to Diane Steinert, Western Reserve Public Media, 1750 Campus Center Dr., Kent, Ohio, 44240.

 

Memories of Christmas Past —The Arms Family Museum of Local History
Through Sunday, Jan. 8 648 Wick Ave., Youngstown. The Mahoning Valley Historical Society presents seven period rooms of the Arms family home brimming with rare decorations including many pieces from the historical society’s collection. Costs to tour the display are $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and $5 for children. For more information, call 330-743-2589 or visit http://www.mahoninghistory.org.

Maggie Meiners: Revisiting Rockwell—Butler Institute of American Art
Through Feb. 26 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. In this exhibition, Maggie Meiners uses Norman Rockwell’s work and reinterprets the scenes by using photographs as the final product. She attempts to contemporize Rockwell’s original works by integrating social issues and elements more suggestive today into each photograph. For more information, visit http://www.butlerart.com.

Antique Motorcycle Exhibit— National Packard Museum
Jan. 7–May 27 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. The museum’s 17th annual antique motorcycle exhibit, entitled “British Invasion,” serves to educate audiences about motorcycle history and to raise awareness of the significance of the motorcycle to transportation history. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit http://www.packardmuseum.org.

Beethoven’s Ninth—Akron Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Jan. 21, at 8 p.m. EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. The inspirational message of “Ode to Joy” is one of the glories of Western art. The Third Piano Concerto moves resolutely from darkness into light, mirroring Beethoven’s heroic ideals. Benjamin Zander, conductor. Tickets on sale at http://www.akronsymphony.org.

A Night in Vienna—Canton Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Jan. 28, at 8 p.m. Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St. NW, Canton. From waltzes to polkas this concert is sure to impress, featuring many works by Johann Strauss Sr. & Jr., plus Josef Strauss. Tickets on sale at http://www.cantonsymphony.org.

Shen Yun—The Ohio Falun Dafa Association
Saturday, Feb. 4, and Sunday, Feb. 5 State Theatre, 1519 Euclid Ave., Cleveland. Experience the divine culture of a lost world as the world’s premiere classical Chinese dance and music company brings a lost world to life with unrivaled artistic mastery. For more information, contact Shen Yun Ticketing at 800-974-3698 or State Theatre at 216-241-6000.

 

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