The Palette: April 2016 April 12th, 2016 Our picks for arts events in April by Bronlynn Thurman Rubber City Shakespeare Company: The Comedy of Errors April 1-17 at Summit Art Space Directed by Michele McNeal, “The Comedy of Errors” is a Shakespearean play about two sets of identical twins who are separated at birth and find themselves in the same city. This leads to a variety of mix-ups and quirky mishaps as the twins attempt to figure out what’s going on. Tickets are $14 for adults, $12 for seniors/students and $10 for youth. The Sound of Music April 8-10 at Cuyahoga Falls High School The classic musical “The Sound of Music” will be hitting the Cuyahoga Falls High School stage in April. Come out to support students as they take you back in time. The hills are alive! Dr. Sketchy’s Akron: Z the Swashbucklin’ Rum-guzzler April 13 at Jilly’s Music Room, 7:30 pm Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School is back again with Z, the Swashbucklin’ Rum-guzzler. Drink, eat and win prizes as you strengthen your drawing skills with a group of local artists. People of all skill levels are welcome, and admission is $10. Akron Coffee Roasters: Coffees Around The World April 14 at Akron Art Museum, 5:30 pm Do you like coffee? Art? Well, look no further as Akron Coffee Roasters host a Coffees Around The World tour at the Akron Art Museum. Taste Colombian, Indonesian, Java and others paired with West Side Bakery sweets. Hurry and get your tickets before they’re gone. Members pay $6.27, while non-members pay $11.54. 2016 Fairlawn Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show April 16 at St. George Fellowship Center, 10 am-5 pm This large art and craft show will feature local artists of all kinds. Admission is $3. Photo courtesy of Wandering Aesthetics Keep The Peace (A Storytelling Performance) April 21-23 at ACAMP, 8pm Kyle Jozsa, storyteller of Wandering Aesthetics, has a way of immersing his audience in the stories he tells. For Earth Day, check out his new batch of folktales from around the world. Each have a common thread as they explore both inner and outer peace. Tickets are $15. Image courtesy of Weathervane Playhouse Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike April 21 – May 8 at Weathervane Playhouse A comedy by Christopher Durang, “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” is about siblings and their ability to drive each other crazy. Winner of the 2013 Tony Awards’ Best Play, this is a “sunny new play about gloomy people.” It’s sure to leave you in stitches. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors, $10 for children and $11 for college students that show their ID. Lake Effect Poetry Grand Slam April 23 at Hivemind, 7pm Poets Sarah Holbrook and Kisha Nicole Foster will emcee a three-round poetry slam featuring poets who advanced in the eight qualifying rounds. This is their chance to join a team of other local poets. $5 donation suggested. Photo of Theron Brown by Cindy Nichols Miles Ahead April 27 at The Nightlight & Blu Jazz+ Local talent Theron Brown will have his film debut as Herbie Hancock in Don Cheadle’s “Miles Ahead.” The Nightlight and Blu Jazz+ partnered up to have a premiere and show package. Come see a movie and talk to the actors afterwards. Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird April 30 – May 1 at John S. Knight Center Oddmall: Emporium of the Weird is back for another year. Come check out this two-day event that has everything from cosplay to artists to LARPers. Admission is free, and you’re sure to have a good time. Lock 3 Summer Arts Experience Have you ever wanted to be an artist’s apprentice for a summer and earn $400? Well, here is your chance. Lock 3 is hosting their Summer Arts Experience which allows APS students (or those who live within the area) from ages 14-17 to work under an experienced artist for the summer. Subjects of interest include: Steel drums, fashion design, orchard fence sculpture, painted community cans, large mural painting and sculpture. To apply, email, mail in or drop off the application form at Lock 3 found at this link: http://goo.gl/forms/7sjI4PsJIq Applications are due by April 29. Find more information at facebook.com/L3SAE Tell your friends:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading... Related Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.