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  • Dec. 12: Local Entertainment Events

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  • FAITH-BASED ART
    “Hail Full of Grace,” a 1470 painting by Sano di Pietro, is included in the Massillon Museum exhibit “Artifacts of Faith,” on view through Feb. 16. Presented in cooperation with the Canton Museum of Art’s “Illuminating the Word: St. John’s Bible,” the Massillon show features 10 pieces of faith-themed art from the museum’s permanent collection, including illuminated manuscripts and religious icons. The museum is at 121 Lincoln Way E.
    PALACE ART FILM
    “Enough Said,” a critically acclaimed romantic comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Gandalfini and Catherine Keener, will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Palace Theatre as part of the Art Film Series. Louis-Dreyfus plays a divorced woman who learns that the man she’s begun seeing is her new friend’s ex-husband. Admission is $5. The film is rated PG-13. There will be a pre-film wine tasting from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with hors d’oeuvres paired to the wines; admission is $25 which includes the movie.
    CARVINGS IN MINERVA
    An exhibit of relief wood carvings by Micah McGrath will open with a reception from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday at Market Street Art Spot, 217 N. Market St., in downtown Minerva. McGrath is a self-taught artist who began by carving fishing lures then moved to a more artistic pursuit while living in New Orleans. Friday’s opening will include refreshments and live music by Ellen Mulligan. The show will remain on view through Jan. 4.
    JOSH IN WOOSTER
    Singer, songwriter and Wooster native Josh Krajcik will appear in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday at the College of Wooster’s McGaw Chapel. Krajcik, whose latest album is “Blindly, Lonely, Lovely,” was first runner-up on the first season of TV’s “The X Factor.” General admission tickets are $29.20 at Ticketmaster.
    TWO CHORAL CONCERTS
    A Chorus for a Cause will present two performances of its holiday program, “The Gift of Music for Christmas.” The first will be at 4 p.m. Sunday at Church of the Savior, 120 Cleveland Ave. S, in downtown Canton. The second will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Timothy’s Episcopal, 226 Third St. SE, Massillon. Included will be traditional carols, “Merry Christmas, Merry Christmas” from “Home Alone,” a new one titled “Hungry Feast for a Hungry Choir,” and a “Hallelujah Chorus” sing-along. A free-will offering will be taken. Pictured (clockwise from bottom) are four-hand pianists Sandy Simpson and Mark Thewes; singers Karen Henke Zotta, Rick Bajornas, MaryAnn Campbell, John Ferrris and director Christine Allison.
    UNPLUGGED SHOW
    Page 2 of 2 - Alt-rock band Saves the Day will perform an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Sunday at Musica, 51 E. Market St., in downtown Akron. Tickets are $15 at Ticketweb.com.
    CD RELEASE PARTY
    Local hard-rock band Line of Defense will celebrate the release of its debut album with a performance Saturday at The Auricle at 8 p.m. The show also will feature Resistance 13 and Call of the Fallen. All ages are welcome. Admission, which includes a copy of the CD, is $10 for 21 and older and $12 for 20 and younger.