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Ask the Man Who Owns One—Special Exhibit—National Packard Museum
Opens May 31 1899 Mahoning Ave., Warren. Over 400 Packard automobiles were built in Warren from 1899 to 1903. Learn about the people who designed them, customers who drove them and struggles of the workforce. For more information, call 330-394-1899 or visit packardmuseum.org.

Nick Cave: Feat—Akron Art Museum
Through June 2 1 S. High St., Akron. Chicago-based artist Nick Cave produces works in a wide range of mediums including sculpture, installation, video and performance. His creations, bursting with color and texture, are optical delights that can be enjoyed by audiences of all ages and backgrounds. A deeper look reveals that they speak to issues surrounding identity and social justice, specifically race, gun violence and civic responsibility. For more information, call 330-376-9185 or visit www.akronartmuseum.org.

Current Exhibits­—Canton Museum of Art
On view through July 21 1001 Market Ave. N Canton. Enjoy these exhibits: Organized Ambiguity: Recent Grids of David Kuntzman; Drafting Dimensions: Contemporary Midwest Ceramics; and John Jude Palencar: Between Worlds. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit cantonart.org.

The 83rd Annual Midyear Show—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through July 28 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This annual juried show exhibits the artworks of adult artists from throughout the United States. The exhibit includes accepted works in all two-dimensional media. Admission is free; monetary donations are appreciated. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit butlerart.com.

Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Sept. 1 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Mark Perrott has spent decades documenting the ever-expanding tribe of tattooed Americans. In this current series, Perrott turns his camera to the now increasing tribe of highly decorated, aging and graying baby boomers. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit www.butlerart.com.

Centennial Impressions: A Celebration of Prints—The Youngstown State University John J. McDonough Museum of Art
June 8 through July 20; public reception Saturday, June 8, from 5-7 p.m. 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This exhibition features masterworks of modern printmaking from the Butler Institute of American Art in celebration of its 100th anniversary. For more information, visit www.mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.

Man of La Mancha—KSU School of Theatre and Dance
June 13–29 Porthouse Theatre, 3143 O’Neil Road, Cuyahoga Falls. Porthouse presents the powerful and simultaneously hilarious and heartbreaking musical inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ masterpiece “Don Quixote.” Featuring songs such as “Dulcinea” and “The Impossible Dream,” “Man of La Mancha” follows the journey of a dying old man determined not to abandon his ideals or passion. For more information, visit www.kent.edu/porthouse.

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