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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.


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

Medieval to Metal: The Art and Evolution of the Guitar—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through April 17 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. View this touring exhibition of The National Guitar Museum that explores the artistic evolution of the world’s most popular musical instrument. It features 40 instruments spanning centuries of craftsmanship and design from around the world. For more information, visit

Antique Motorcycle Exhibit— National Packard Museum
Through 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

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 premier 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.

The Firebird—Akron Symphony Orchestra
Friday, Feb. 10, at 8 p.m. EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St. Akron. “The Firebird” has astonished audiences since its sensational 1910 Paris premiere. Its emotional impact stems from lush Russian melodies set against propulsive rhythms and explosive orchestral effects. Tickets on sale at

Reflections of Italy—Western Reserve PBS
Oct. 4-13, 2017 In cooperation with Collette Tours, we are sponsoring a trip to one of the most romantic places in the world, with stops in Rome, Venice, Siena, Florence, Milan and more! For more information, call 1-800-554-4549 or visit


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