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Monday, January 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd Street is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.”

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 8:00pm

From blues standards by artists like Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, and Little Walter, to swinging jump blues by Louis Jordan and Tiny Bradshaw and Louis Prima, to jazzy tunes by Mose Allison and Billie Holiday, as well as modern blues, soul and originals, the Blue Drivers repertoire will drive your blues away! 

This Performance is part of the Cabaret Series.

Friday, February 3, 2017 - 8:30am to 11:30am

Marsha Freeland is well known as the director of the Norma Johnson Center, a 303 acre conservation center and nature preserve in Dover. Under Marsha’s 12 years of leadership, the Norma Johnson Center has grown dramatically in services and public awareness. She works closely with the Center’s nonprofit board, the Tuscarawas County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Tuscarawas County Commissioners to operate the Norma Johnson Center. Marsha also is very involved with local schools, community members and businesses along with several community organizations. 

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

IMAGINATION YOU CAN SEE. Critically celebrated as an “artistically significant” ensemble, GroundWorks explores the nuances of the human experience through unique and adventurous choreography bringing audiences face-to-face with fascinating performances of passion, intellect and humor.

For more information, visit Performing Arts Center Events.

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

For 31 years, The Cleveland Jazz Orchestra has been Northeast Ohio’s premier jazz voice. Led by Paul Ferguson, the CJO promotes jazz in its historical and contemporary forms, through concerts with gifted jazz musicians, arrangers, composers and educators in northeast Ohio. The CJO aims for worldwide recognition in cooperation with guest artists, and looks to shepherd young musicians toward the future of jazz.

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 8:00pm

Honeybucket is a high-energy, whiskey-drinkin' newgrass trio from Cleveland, Ohio that formed on a fateful Halloween night in 2011. The boys play modern, original pop/rock tunes with traditional bluegrass instruments, throw in boot-stompin' rhythm and round everything off with sweet, soaring three-part vocal harmonies to create something truly original and authentic.

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 7:30pm

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER – THE MUSICAL, the iconic story of Tony — the kid from Brooklyn USA — who wants to dance his way to a better life is back! And back in an all-new production that shares Tony’s love for dancing in spectacular new ways. Fueled by the vintage Bee Gee hits, this contemporary retelling of the classic story captures the energy, passion and life-changing moments that have thrilled movie audiences since 1977. Now, a new generation of dancers meets a new generation of playgoers to explore the soaring sounds and pulsating rhythms of this coming-of-age Disco fantasy.

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 8:00am to 5:00pm

This is QM's flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and the process of using the Rubric to review online and hybrid courses. It is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and educational technologists who wish to understand more about the QM Rubric and the process of course review, as well as best practices in instructional design for online courses. This full-day workshop meets the needs of anyone interested in QM training, and is the first step to becoming a Peer Reviewer, for those who are interested.

Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 4:00pm

The legacy of the beloved “Mister Rogers” lives on with the hit television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred Rogers Company and airing daily on PBS KIDS. Now, Daniel and all of his friends are hopping aboard Trolley to delight live audiences with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE! Donning his iconic red sweater, Daniel takes the audience on an interactive musical adventure as he and his friends explore the vibrant world of their much-loved Neighborhood of Make-Believe, sharing themes of friendship, helping others, and celebrating new experiences.

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 9:00am to 10:30am

Develop an understanding of the unique strengths and needs of veteran students.

Location: ST107/113

Please RSVP to Laurie Donley, ldonley@kent.edu

Training will be provided by the Center for Adult and Veteran Services.

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