Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Les Misérables direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. Set against the backdrop of 19th century France, this tells an unforgettable story of heartbreak, passion, and the resilience of the human spirit. Featuring the beloved songs “I Dreamed a Dream,” “On My Own,” “Stars,” “Bring Him Home,” “One Day More,” and many more, this epic and uplifting story has become one of the most celebrated musicals in theatrical history. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo, this breathtaking new production has left both audiences and critics awestruck. “Les Miz is born again!” At the Schuster Tuesday through Sunday.
You’ll see Charlie there on Tuesday!!!
Stations of the Cross
If you are interested in learning about this then on Wednesday, at 10am, go to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Oakwood. They want anyone/everyone to check this out.
The Humane Society of Greater Dayton are celebrating the dogs, cats, rabbits, pigs, horses and other animals you helped to save in 2018 at their Annual Meeting. Stop in and bring your friends or co-workers for this fun-filled afternoon. This is a great way to learn about the impact the Humane Society of Greater Dayton has on our community as well as celebrate the thousands of animals who were saved in 2018! Everyone is welcome to attend! The Steam Plant on Thursday, 11:30am to 1pm.
April 5 First Friday: Slide into Spring Edition
The Yellow Cab Tavern hosting 26 local crafters and artisans to sell their creations and demonstrate their craft at the 8th annual Dayton Crafty-Con. Dayton’s favorite craft convention is bringing the joy of crafting and admission to the event is free and open to the public. Friday from 5 to 10pm.
Ed Pittman is a visionary no matter if it is as the founder of punk band and internationally known Toxic Reasons, an originator of the US hardcore punk movement, a solo performer, singer in Dayton, Ohio’s New Regrets or now as an Outsider Artist and creator of innovative abstract paintings. He promises it to be “the most fantastically, fabulisish art opening in modern times”. His opening reception at Front Street Galleries Building 100 enter door C-D -galley on the 1st FLOOR on Friday, 5 to 10pm.
In celebration of National Poetry Month, there is a poetry reading of original work at Books & Co. at The Greene. The participating poets are Julie L Moore, Myrna Stone, and Shanna Powlus Wheeler. Julie’s poems can be found in Full Worm Moon and In Particular Scandals. Myrna’s books are published in The Casanova Chronicles and Luz Bones. Shanna’s are published in Evensong for Shadows. The book can be ordered at the event. This is Friday 5 at 7pm.
Contra Dance has a band from Ann Arbor called Big Fun plus their local caller Margaret Ann Goodman. Let the rhythms lift your feet and your spirits! You can dance, socialize, or just sit and listen to some of the best bands and callers in the region. No experience is necessary, all ages are welcome and you don’t need to bring a partner. The caller teaches all dances before they start. Contra Instruction: 7:30pm; Dance: 8 to 11pm. Michael Solomon Pavilion in Kettering, Friday.
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The University of Dayton is saluting the literary tradition with its 17th annual LitFest, “Words Renewed, Worlds Reimagined,” a collection of events to highlight reading, writing, spoken word, and performance. It opens on Friday evening, and runs through Saturday evening.
Everyone is invited to a farm transition and succession planning workshop sponsored by Tecumseh Land Trust, the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association, and Clark State Community College. If you are considering what to do with your farm or land for the next generation they will be discussing many of the options and resources available to you in regards to generational transition, succession and transfer of land. Saturday, from 9:30am to 3:30pm.
The Little Exchange are having a Spring Open House, Saturday, 10am to 3pm.
WYSO’s Podcasting 101 Workshop. If you have an idea for a podcast of your own, WYSO wants to help you make it a reality. Podcasting 101 is a one day seminar that will give you the basic skills you need to create your own podcast and help you develop a plan to bring your idea to life. Saturday 9am to 5pm.
Out There, a Live Performance by Art-Pop Psychedelic Duo Princess. The video’s science fiction narrative explores the power of the Divine Feminine through references of MTV, Ziggy Stardust and Devo. Princess is made up of NY-based performance artists and musicians, Alexis Gideon and Michael O’Neill, who will perform the music alongside the projection of the video. Thhttps://files.constantcontact.com/e9d9ddb9001/36ac669c-304a-4726-9911-9534d8fb7bfb.jpge Contemporary Dayton, Saturday 6:30 to 9pm.
Happy Birthday DAI: Centennial Community Birthday Party. The Dayton Art Institute celebrates the museum’s 100th birthday by throwing the biggest birthday party in Dayton. This community open house is a FREE family event that will have many family fun activities and entertainment throughout the entire museum. Sunday, from noon to 4:30pm.
has Dr. Brian Dirck making a presentation, “Lincoln From a Soldier’s Viewpoint.” He has written 9 books and the latest one, “The Dark Heavens: Lincoln and Death” will be available for sale following his talk. Light refreshments complete the afternoon which is at The Barn, Ohio Hospice Administrative Building at the intersection of Paragon Road and Congress Park on Sunday at 2pm.