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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.



Corvettes of the Valley—National Packard Museum
Through April 14 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. This exhibit features one car from each of the seven different generations of Corvettes produced since 1953. It also celebrates the history of Corvette clubs of the Mahoning and Shenango valleys. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad—Canton Museum of Art
Through Oct. 20 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching “fugitive” slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. For more information, call
330-453-7666 or visit

Beethoven’s “Eroica”—Akron Symphony
Saturday, April 6, at 8 p.m. EJ Thomas Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. The “Eroica” Symphony bursts with the revolutionary spirit of its original dedicatee, Napoleon. Resulting from an explosion of creativity, it was Beethoven’s favorite of his own symphonies. Mass in C is also from his great middle period, a time when Beethoven counteracted his hearing loss by fueling his music with heightened expression. For more information, visit

The Little Mermaid—Canton Ballet
Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. Canton Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N, Canton. In the full-length ballet choreographed by Angelo Lemmo, experience Hans Christian Andersen’s poignant tale of a beautiful mermaid who dreams of becoming human. For more information, visit

Romance of Brahms & Rachmaninoff—Canton Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. Umstattd Performing Arts Hall 2331 17th St. NW, Canton. Violinist Jennifer Frautschi joins the CSO on stage for a concert full of some of the most romantic music composed for the orchestra. Enjoy the many emotional twists and turns of the Brahms’ Violin Concerto. After intermission, the orchestra brings to life the Russian beauty of Rachmaninoff’s second symphony. Concert prelude with Assistant Conductor Matthew Jenkins Jaroszewicz starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, visit



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