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The Suburbanite
  • Area entertainment events beginning Feb. 8

  • It's ladies night at 2nd April, "The Master" is showing at the Palace, antiques at the fairgrounds, "Duck Dynasty" is on hand and much more are lined up this week.

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  • There will be a Ladies Night Out from 5 to 8:30 tonight at 2nd April Galerie at 324 Cleveland Ave. NW.  All the artist studios will be open, wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served and Jeff King will provide live music. Admission is $5, half of which goes to the Domestic Violence Project. Reflexologist Margie Stocker and massage therapist Stephanie Moyer will offer their services at $1 per minute.
    Joachin Phoenix and Phillip Seymour Hoffman are Oscar nominees for their performances in “The Master,” which will be shown at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at downtown Canton’s Palace Theatre. Phoenix plays a disturbed World War II Navy veteran who is taken under the wing of a charismatic cult leader (Hoffman). The film, which also features Amy Adams, is rated R. Admission is $5.
    None Too Fragile Theater will present the dark comedy “A Behanding in Spokane” by Martin McDonagh  today through March 9 at its theater inside Pub Bricco at 1835 Merriman Rd. In the play, the mysterious gun-toting Carmichael, who has been searching for his missing left hand for decades, encounters two bickering lovebirds with a hand to sell, and a hotel clerk with an aversion to gunfire. Performances are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday with a 2 p.m. show on Feb. 17 and a 7:30 p.m. show Feb. 18. Tickets, $20, are on sale at www.nonetoofragile.com.
     More than 100 dealers will offer at wide range of antiques and collectibles, inbcluding vintage valentines, at this weekend’s Olde Stark Antique Faire at the Stark County Fairgrounds. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5, children under 12 admitted free. Early bird admission is $6 at 7 a.m. Saturday.
     “The Mousetrap,” Agatha Christie’s whodunit murder mystery, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday through Feb. 18 at Malone University’s Performing Arts Hall in Founder’s Hall. Seen here are cast members (clockwise from left) Hannah Morgan, Joshua Setty and Elizabeth Finley, all Malone students. Tickets, $5, may be ordered at 330-471-8202.
    Michael Glavan and Meredith Kochan star in “Spring Awakening,” being presented Feb. 15 through 24 in the E. Turner Stump Theatre at Kent State University in Kent. The Tony Award-winning rock musical explores youthful passions in 19th-century Germany. Tony Award-winning actor Michael Rupert is directing the production. Shows are at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.  For tickets, visit www.theatre.kent.edu or call 330-672-2497. The show is for mature audiences.
    “The Coral Necklace” (1871) by Frederick Sandys is included in “British Drawings From The Cleveland Museum of Art,” an exhibition on view from Sunday through May 26 at the Cleveland museum. On display will be more than 50 drawings in graphite, ink, chalk, pastel and watercolor by such 18th- and 19th-century artists as Thomas Gainsborough, William Blake, J.M.W. Turner, John Ruskin and Edward Burne-Jones.
    Page 2 of 2 -  Donna Jeanne Noble stars as Lucy Ricardo in the Stardust Dinner Theatre comedy “I Love Lucy,” which will be performed Feb. 15 and March 1 and 15 at 7 p.m. at Meyers Lake Ballroom at 3218 Parkway St. NW. Also in the cast are Josh Rowe (Ricky), Kathy Lewis Snyder (Ethel) and Mark Adkins (Fred). Tickets, $36.50, include buffet dinner and show. For reservations, call  330-575-7431.
     Soul Asylum, whose triple-platinum1992 album “Grave Dancers Union” spawned the singles “Runaway Train,” “Black Gold” and “Somebody to Shove,” will appear in concert Feb. 19 at the Beachland Ballroom in Cleveland. Miles Nielsen & the Rusted Hearts will open the show at 8 p.m. Tickets are $25.50 at Ticketweb.com.
     Mountain Man, a star of the popular A&E reality series “Duck Dynasty” — which has been described as “Deliverance” meets “The Beverly Hillbillies” — is heading to town! He will greet fans and signing autographs at the Canton Hot Rod Show Feb. 16 and 17 at Canton Memorial Civic Center. Also on hand will be actor Ben Jones, who played Cooter on TV’s “Dukes of Hazzard.”