'Anything goes'

Wandering Aesthetics presents the Electric Pressure Cooker Cabaret "Anything Goes," an open-mic style cabaret at 8 p.m. Sept. 30 at Hive Mind, 375 W. Exchange St., Akron. There is a $5 cover charge or pay-what-you-can at the door. Audience members can pay their covers ahead of time and artists can pre-register for a performance slot online at epcooker.com or via phone at 330-612-3090. For more information, visit akronbreadbox.com or email watheatre@gmail.com. There will be wine, water and pizza available. All other outside food and beverages are also permitted.

Dancing in Akron

Koresh Dance Company will perform at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 at The University of Akron’s EJ Thomas Hall. The mixed repertory performance is presented by DANCECleveland in collaboration with The University of Akron’s dance program and will feature some of Koresh Dance Company’s most exciting works. Tickets are available at www.DANCECleveland.org or by calling 330-972-7570. Tickets range from $25 to $45. Until Sept. 29, tickets can also be purchased in person at The Akron Civic Theatre box office, 182 S. Main Street. Groups of five or more can call DANCECleveland at 216-991-9000 for more information about discounted group tickets.

'The Cat in the Hat'

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents "The Cat In the Hat" at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 1 at the Akron Civic Theatre, 182 South Main Street. Everyone's favorite cat comes to mischievous life in this theatrical adaptation of the Dr. Seuss classic. From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat that they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly loads of fun. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7 for children 5 to 12 years old and children under $5 are free. Purchase tickets online at https://akroncivic.com.

'Blue Moon'

Theatre 8:15 presents "Blue Moon," a timeless love story that tells how a single tick of the clock can decide true loves fate. Set in 1955 Cleveland, Blue Moon features 14 original songs. The performances will be at 8:15 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays from Oct. 6 to 14. Tickets are available online at www.theatre815.com or call 330-896-0339. The cost is $15 for adults and seniors and students are $12. The theatre is located at 4741 Massillon Road.