Audition for a murder-mystery

Friends of the Metro Parks in Lorain County sponsor a 15th annual Murder Mystery Production at the Carlisle Visitor Center at 12882 Diagonal Road in LaGrange. Auditions are 7 p.m. Jan. 7 and show dates are May 8, 9, 15,16, and 17 at the visitor center. No experience is necessary. Auditions include a cold reading from script. For information call 216-544-3865. Photo courtesy of Metro … Continue reading Audition for a murder-mystery

North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

“The Nutcracker” Christmas classic graces the stage at 7 p.m. Dec. 13-14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Lorain Palace Theater at 617 Broadway Ave. in Lorain. The show includes 20 adult professional dancers, and about 50 student performers. Tickets cost $20 and $24. At a sensory friendly show at 2 p.m. Dec. 14, tickets cost $15. Loud and jarring sounds and flashing lights … Continue reading North Pointe Ballet presents ‘The Nutcracker’ at Lorain Palace Theater

Madison Chorale performs Christmas concert in Renaissance costumes

Madison Chorale performs at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 under the direction of founder Betty Jean Green at Trinity Lutheran Church at 6345 Chapel Road in Madison. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $6 for seniors and students. Children under age 12 are admitted free. The seasonal musical selections range from sacred to traditional to popular, and will be performed by volunteer vocalists from Ashtabula, Lake and … Continue reading Madison Chorale performs Christmas concert in Renaissance costumes

Time to jazz up the holiday music

Celebration Lutheran Church hosts a “Jazzy Christmas Concert” 4-5 p.m. Dec. 14 at 10621 Auburn Road in Chardon. The Gateway Band, a jazz “house band” of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Cleveland, will play and will add their jazz stylings to holiday festivities. A freewill offering for this concert — suggested donation of $7 per person — will be received with proceeds going to WomenSafe Shelter. Continue reading Time to jazz up the holiday music

Enjoy the sounds of the season in a Christmas concert by high school choirs

Lorain Community Music Theater hosts an annual Festival of Carols Christmas Concert 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at Lorain High School Performing Arts Center at 2600 Ashland Ave. in Lorain. Area high school choirs performing include Firelands, Lake Ridge Academy, Lorain, Oberlin, Vermilion and Oberlin Choristers. Tickets cost $5 per person, payable at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. The Performing Arts Center is on … Continue reading Enjoy the sounds of the season in a Christmas concert by high school choirs