10 things to do: Oak Ridge Boys, MassMu art show, Rhythm of the Dance, America, ELO act
1. The Oak Ridge Boys coming to Kent State Tuscarawas
The Oak Ridge Boys will perform on March 19 at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas.
Known for their four-part harmonies, the platinum-selling band's popular songs include "Elvira," "Dream On," "American Made" and "Bobbie Sue."
The Performing Arts Center includes free parking and is on the Kent State Tuscarawas campus, 330 University Drive NE in New Philadelphia. Tickets are available online at www.kent.edu/tuscpac or by calling the box office at 330-308-6400.
2. Free MassMu art show about 1,000-mile bike trip
The Massillon Museum will present the exhibition "Prairies to Peaks: Biking to Colorado's Tallest Mountain" by Alison Alsup with an opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. on March 18.
The exhibition features watercolor paintings, as well as pen, ink and graphite drawings illustrating the artist's 1,000-mile solo bicycle trip from Cleveland to a summer job on Mount Elbert , which is the highest summit in Colorado. Alsup is a student at the Cleveland Institute of Art.
The event is free and open to the public in Studio M at the museum, 121 Lincoln Way E in downtown Massillon. The artwork also can be seen during regular museum hours, which are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday.
3. ELO tribute band at Canton South High School
The Ohio-based Electric Light Orchestra tribute band Into the Blue will perform at 8 p.m. on March 17 at Canton South High School.
Titled, "Into the Blue and Green," the show will be in the Performing Arts Center at the high school, 600 Faircrest St. SE in Canton Township.
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Tickets, which are $15 for lower level and $10 for balcony, are available online at www.payschoolsevents.com/events/org/canton-local-school-district . School offices can be reached at 330-484-8010.
4. 'Rhythm of the Dance' at Canton Palace
" Rhythm of the Dance ," a touring show featuring traditional Irish dancing and music, will perform at 7 p.m. on March 15 at Canton Palace Theatre.
Tickets, $38 to $68, are available online at cantonpalacetheatre.org/ and by calling the box office at 330-454-8172 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays. Doors open one hour before the 7 p.m. show at 605 Market Ave. N.
5. America at Canton Palace
America , known for "Horse With No Name," "Ventura Highway" and other 1970s hits, will be in concert on March 16 at Canton Palace Theatre.
Tickets, $50, $78, $88 and $140, are available online at cantonpalacetheatre.org/ and by calling the box office at 330-454-8172. VIP packages are also available for the 7:30 p.m. concert.
6. 'Pink Floyd: The Wall' at Canton Palace on Saturday
"Pink Floyd: The Wall" will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at Canton Palace Theatre.
The screening will include theatrical lighting and possible strobe light effects during the concert scenes in the film.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for the R-rated movie. Tickets, $10 per person, are available online at cantonpalacetheatre.org/ and by calling the box office at 330-454-8172.
7. Fundraiser at the Market Street Art Spot in Minerva
Market Street Art Spot in downtown Minerva will hold a fundraising event and artist reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday.
Live music will be provided by Matthew Morgan.
Participating artists in the event include Kim Anderson, Rosemary Burkhart, Marty Chapman, Therese Cook, Susan Crawford, Laura Donnelly, Estelle Goodnight, Thomas Kilpatrick, Ken Kirkland, Lizzie Joy Lukens, Priscilla Sally Lytle, Bev Marsh, Jennifer McCall, Dona McCloskey, Erin Mulligan, Michelle Mulligan, Anna Rather, Anne Richeson, Lynda Rimke, Priscilla Roggenkamp, Judith Singer and Dr. Fredlee Votaw.
The fundraiser is for Minerva Mission , which helps at-risk children and their families through activities such as the Weekend Backpack program, field trips and scholarships.
The Art Spot, 219 N Market St., will be donating gallery commissions from auction sales.
8. 'The Odd Couple' to be staged at Salem Community Theatre
A modern adaptation of "The Odd Couple" will be staged beginning this weekend at Salem Community Theatre .
Shows are at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. A second run is March 17-19. The Indigo Family Theater Company is presenting the comedy at the venue at 490 E State St. in Salem.
Tickets, $15 for general admission and $12 for seniors, students and veterans, are available online at indigofamilytheater.ticketleap.com/odd/ or at the theater before the performance.
9. Crash Test Dummies at Kent Stage on Sunday
Alternative rock band the Crash Test Dummies , who broke through commercially with a Grammy-nominated album in 1993, will be at The Kent Stage on Sunday.
Known for the distinct bass-baritone vocals of Brad Roberts and the hit song, "Mmm Mmm Mmm Mmm," the band returned to touring in 2018 to mark the 25th anniversary of its album "God Shuffled His Feet."
Tickets, $40 and $50, for the 7 p.m. concert can be purchased online at kentstage.org/ . The Kent Stage, 175 E. Main St. in Kent, can be reached at 330-677-5005.
10. Indigo Girls at Goodyear Theater
Indigo Girls , a folk and pop music duo, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on March 25 at Goodyear Theater , 1201 E Market St. in Akron.
Released in 1989, Indigo Girls' major label debut sold more than two million copies and featured the hit song, "Closer to Fine." The group's most recent album, "Look Long" was released in 2020.
Tickets, $38, $48 and $58, are available online at www.goodyeartheater.com/ .
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