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The Suburbanite
  • Area entertainment events beginning Feb. 15

  • The Canton Hot Rod & Custom Bike Show arrives at Canton Memorial Civic Center along with many other things to do.

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  • HOT ROD WEEKEND
     Gold Digger is just one of the many awesome rides on display at this weekend’s Canton Hot Rod & Custom Bike Show at Canton Memorial Civic Center. Celebrity guests Ben Jones, who played Cooter on TV’s “Dukes of Hazzard,” and Mountain Man from A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” will be on hand Saturday and Sunday to greet fans and sign autographs. Cooter’s Garage Band will perform Saturday afternoon. Show hours are 4 to 10 p.m. today, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $11 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 6 to 12, and free for 5 and younger.
    A JOURNEY TRIBUTE
    The tribute band Lights will perform all of Journey’s hits Saturday at Sadie Rene’s at 7200 Whipple Ave. NW in Jackson Township. The Joe Vitale Jr. Project will open the show. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for ages 21 and older, $12.50 for ages 18 to 20.
    MUSE AT Q
    The British band Muse, whose U.S. hits are “Madness” and “Uprising,” will appear in concert Feb. 28 at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland. Dead Sara will open at 7 p.m. Tickets, $35, $45 and $59.50, are on sale at 888-894-9424, www.theqarena.com, and Discount Drug Mart stores. 
    BROTHERS AND SISTERS
    The Vespers, a brothers-sisters band from Nashville will headline tonight at The Auricle at 601 Cleveland Ave. NW in downtown Canton. Josh Cary, a contemporary Christian singer-songwriter from Canton, will open the show at 7, followed by The Lesser Ones and Caleb. Admission is $10 for ages 21 and older, $12 for 20 and younger.
    PRESIDENT’S DAY SPECIAL
    Downtown Canton’s Palace Theatre will show the animated hit “Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted” at 12:30 p.m. Monday. Admission is $1.
    INSULTS WILL FLY
    Lisa Lampanelli, who revels in her reputation as comedy’s Queen of Mean, will appear in concert Feb. 23 at the Lorain Palace Theatre in Lorain. An opening act will be announced for the 8 p.m. show. Tickets, $39.75, may be ordered at 440-245-2323.
    BROADWAY’S ROCKIN’ MUSICAL
     “Rock of Ages,” the hit Broadway musical that includes songs by Pat Benatar, Bon Jovi, Journey, Styx and REO Speedwagon, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University at Tuscarawas in New Philadelphia. Tickets, $45 to $66, may be ordered at www.tusc.kent.edu/pac and 330-308-6400.

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