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The spring 2017 Bowman Breakfast will take place at Kent State University in the Kent Student Center Ballroom on Wednesday, April 5. Doors open at 7 a.m., breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m., and the program will follow at 8 a.m.

Luxury lifestyle brand Michael Kors will partner with Kent State University’s School of Fashion Design and Merchandising to present the school’s 2017 Annual Fashion Show, FS2. FS2 Presented by Michael Kors will span three runway events held at the Fashion School’s Rockwell Hall on April 28 and 29.

The Kent Keyboard Series concludes its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, April 9 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Tickets range from $10 - $15 and can be purchased from the Performing Arts Box Office located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive or by calling 330-672-ARTS or by visiting www.kent.edu/music/buy-tickets. Mr. Halim will also present a master class on Monday, April 10 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall.

The Kent State University Orchestra Society and the Hugh A. Glauser School of Music will present the 42nd annual Evening with the Orchestra on Saturday, April 8 in the Ballroom of the Kent State University Student Center.  This annual fundraising gala produces thousands of dollars in scholarships every year for the orchestra’s student musicians.

Kent State University’s African Community Theatre in the Department of Pan-African Studies has announced plans for a production of “Venus” by Suzan-Lori Parks to be directed by D. Amy-Rose Forbes-Erickson, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Pan-African Studies, and performed by the Pan-African Theatre Ensemble.

Kent State University Opera presents its Spring production with the Kent State University Orchestra on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m. with a matinee on Sunday, March 19 at 3 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located inside the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive. Free parking.

The Verve Chamber Players will present a concert on Sunday, February 26 at 7 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

Audience members will be treated to a program featuring Mendelssohn’s Song Without Words in D Major Op. 109, Shostakovich’s Trio No. 2 in E Minor Op. 67 and Brahms’ String Quintet No. 2 in G Major Op. 111.

Kent State University Orchestra continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. in the University Auditorium at Cartwright Hall. Cartwright Hall is located at 650 Hilltop Drive on the Kent State University Kent campus. Free parking.

The Kent Keyboard Series continues its 2016-2017 season with a concert on Sunday, February 12 at 5 p.m. in Ludwig Recital Hall. Ludwig Recital Hall is located in the Center for the Performing Arts at 1325 Theatre Drive on the Kent State University Kent Campus. Free parking.

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