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Three Voices: Conversations on Life & Conflict—Canton Museum of Art
Through Oct. 30
1001 Market Ave. N., Canton. An all-Ohio exhibit featuring artists Judy Brandon of Cleveland, Leslie Shiels of Cincinnati and Carol Snyder of Columbus. For more information, call 330-453-0637 or visit

Start Your Engines Local Racing Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Through Dec. 23 1899 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. This program will include a presentation by Lynn Paxton, curator of the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing in York, Pa. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit

Music at Noon—Butler Institute of American Art
Wednesdays at noon (except Nov. 23) 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. YSU’s Dana School of Music presents live music to further inspire the experience of a visit to The Butler’s Beecher Court each Wednesday. Music begins at 12:15 pm. For the complete schedule and more information, visit

Jinjoo Cho—Canton Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Oct. 29, at 8 p.m. Umstattd Performing Arts Hall, 2323 17th St., Canton. Canton Symphony alumnus, and winner of The International Violin Competition in Indianapolis, Jinjoo Choo performs Korngold’s Violin Concerto. The program will close with Gershwin’s “American in Paris” and Bernstein’s “On the Waterfront.” For more information, visit

National Parks: Sights and Sounds—Akron Symphony Orchestra
Friday, Nov. 4, at 7:30 p.m. EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. A celebration of the 100th anniversary of the National Park System, featuring panoramic images from dozens of U.S. national parks and a special photographic tribute to the history, heritage and beauty of the Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Christopher Wilkins, conductor; Nicholas Bardonnay, multimedia artist. For more information call 330-535-8131 or visit

Carmen—Opera of the Western Reserve
Friday, Nov. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Rhea Olivacce makes her Opera Western Reserve debut in the title role as Carmen. Susan Davenny Wyner will lead the 25-person professional orchestra. For reservations call the Florence and Ward Beecher Box Office at 330-259-0555 or visit

Christkindl Markt—Canton Fine Arts Association
Friday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 13 Canton Cultural Center/ Canton Museum of Art, 1001 Market Ave., N. Canton. Now in its 45th year, this Northeast Ohio tradition features over 100 artisans from across the country. Proceeds benefit the Canton Museum of Art. For more information, call or 330-453-7666 or visit

A Christmas Carol—The Musical—Renaissance Performing Arts
Saturdays, Nov. 12 &19, at 8 p.m.; Sundays, Nov. 13 & 20 at 2:30 p.m. Renaissance Theatre, 138 Park Ave. W, Mansfield. Broadway heavy hitters Alan Menken and Lynn Ahrens breathe fantastic new life into Dickens’ classic tale. For more information, call 419-522-2726 or visit

Memories of Christmas Past —The Arms Family Museum of Local History
Saturday, Nov. 19, 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

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