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Schuster Center – Mead Theatre Lobby
One W. Second St., Dayton 228-7591
Thru 2/28 Visual Voices – Dayton Skyscrapers III: In partnership with Willis “Bing” Davis of EbonNia Gallery; 15-20 pieces of artwork in many different mediums.

Top of the Market Exhibit Space
32 Webster St., Dayton 513-422-8400
Thru 3/31 Salvador Dali – Love Conquers Hate: A rare lithograph collection with more than 200 pieces by Salvador Dali and Max Ernst from the private collection of Dr. Heinz Ess. Proceeds from the exhibit will be donated to Justin King, suffering from Cystic Fibrosis in need of multiple organ transplants.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 3/8 The Inventions of Leonardo da Vinci: Showcasing 16 of Leonardo’s most noted scientific and technical drawings.
Thru 5/3 Strange Matter: Study of high-tech materials that have made their way from the space program to the “stuff” of everyday life.

The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 E. Third St., Dayton 228-2232
Ongoing – Exhibits by ocal artists, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.
“First Friday” open houses. Stroll the gallery spaces, view works by local artists. 5 – 10 pm.

Dayton Art Institute
458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Opening Saturday, 2/21 and in exhibit thru 5/31 William Morris – Myth, Object and the Animal: Works from one of America’s most gifted glass artists.
Now – 4/12 Kids as Curators – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: Curated by 5th and 6th grade students from Dayton area schools, the exhibition explores the theme of Ohio art and artists.
Now – Fall 2009 Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: Developed for kids from pre-K through 3rd grade. Introducing art to children using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection and area artists.
Thru 4/5 In the Glen – The Art of Robert Whitmore: Honoring the artistic legacy of this native son with nearly 60 works by this accomplished painter, printmaker and draughtsman.

Dayton History at Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd., Dayton 293-2841
Ongoing Tours of Hawthorn Hill: Tours are conducted on Wed’s and Sat}s for those who have made advance, prepaid reservations. Tours will depart Carillon Historical Park via shuttle van promptly at 10am and 12:30pm.

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
Thru 2/19 In the Garden – Photographic Images by Ohio Artists: Traveling exhibit.
Thru 3/27 The Cline Show: In partnership with the Dayton Society of Painters & Sculptures, held at the Dayton Convention Center.

Gallery Saint John
Bergamo – Mt. St. John
4400 Shakertown Rd., Beavercreek 320-5405
Thru 3/1 In Wonderment: Nature Photographs by John Lemker, SM

Sinclair Community College Galleries
444 West Third Street, Bldg. 13, Dayton 512-5381
Burnell R. Roberts Triangle Gallery
2/17 – 3/7 Carl Gombert: Reception 2/27 from 7-9pm. R.E.A.C.H. Conference: 2/28
ZoneVI Photography Gallery, Thru 3/10 Sharon Sabin

University of Dayton Art Galleries
The Marian Library 7th Floor of Roesch Library
300 College Park, Dayton 229-4214 or 4254
Thru 3/27 The Fairest of All Works by Jan Oliver

Wright State University Art Galleries
Robert & Elaine Stein Gallery
A132 Creative Arts Center
3640 Colonel Glenn Highway, Dayton 775-2978
Thru 3/8 Kimmerly Kiser Memorial Exhibition and 2009 Faculty Exhibition: The 2009 faculty exhibition will give students and the public a chance to see the work of new faculty member Stefan Chinov, as well as new works by Ron Geibert and Penny Park.


2/18 Wed

Faculty Recital: David Sievers, tenor 8pm Sears Recital Hall, University of Dayton 229-2787

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8pm Six young people learn that winning isn’t everything and that losing doesn’t make you a loser. Thru 3/1 Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St., Dayton 228-3630

2/19 Thu

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8pm (see 2/18)

Our Town 8pm Classic play about life and death in the early 1900s. Thru 3/1 WSU Festival Playhouse, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton 775-2500

Tike Hike: Winter Mysteries 10-11am Search for nature’s mysteries of survival during winter. Sugarcreek MetroPark

Home Schooler: Colossal Fort Building 1-2:30pm Sugarcreek MetroPark

Paul Laurence Dunbar Chorale Talent Showcase 8pm WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy. 775-5544

2/20 Fri

Dayton Opera: The Elixir of Love 8pm The young and flirty Adina is wooed by the poor and gentle Nemorino, and the preening Sgt. Belcore. In desperation, the love-sick Nemorino purchases a magical “Elixir of Love” from a traveling quack. Drunk with love and the “elixir,” he stumbles his way to win the heart of Adina! Thru 2/22 Schuster Center, One W. Second St., Dayton 228-3630

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8pm (see 2/18)

Our Town 8pm (See 2/19)

Taking Steps 8pm A British farce in which a woman plots to leave her husband but is foiled by his comedic comings and goings. Thru 2/28 Sinclair Community College, Blair Hall Theatre, 444 W. Third St., Dayton 512-2808

Starlight Skate 7-9pm Skate under the stars. Music & light and laser show. Fridays through February, weather permitting. RiverScape MetroPark

ArtStreet’s Friday Night Film: The Business of Fancydancing 9pm

WSU Presidential Lecture Series: Ann Bancroft 8pm Polar explorer and internationally recognized leader who is dedicated to inspiring women and girls around the world to follow their dreams. WSU Student Union, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton 775-5740

An Evening of Astronomy 7pm Third Fridays in January through April. The experts in the Astronomy department will present mini-courses to provide an in-depth look at the cosmos. Each course is followed by a Laser show, planetarium show and night sky observation (weather permitting) Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431

2/21 Sat

Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra 8pm Aaron Copland’s An Outdoor Overture and 4 Dances from Rodeo; Beethoven’s Symphony #5. Epiphany Lutheran Church, 6430 Far Hills Ave., Centerville 602-4950

Aria Night 8pm WSU Creative Arts Center, Concert Hall, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy. 775-5544

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 2pm & 8pm (see 2/18)
Our Town 8pm (See 2/19)

Taking Steps 8pm (See 2/20)

University of Dayton Dance Ensemble 8pm An evening of dance combining selections from jazz, show business, tap and ballety. Also 2/22 Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton, 300 College Park, Dayton 229-2545

Souper Bowl Saturday 5:30pm A soup dinner to benefit the Dayton International Peace Museum. Music by the Dayton Peace Choir. Miamia Valley Unitarian Fellowship, 8690 Yankee St., Centerville. 227-3223

Mardi Gras 8am–3pm Dixiieland music, Cajun food by the Market’s food vendors and mask making. 2nd Street Market

Ice Carving Demonstrations 1-5pm Watch Mr. Roderiguez create intricate ice sculptures! Charity Night Skates 7-10pm Skate for local charities every Saturday evening in January and February. $5 admission includes skates if needed. Weather permitting. RiverScape MetroPark

2/22 Sun

Dayton Opera: The Elixir of Love 3pm (See 2/20)

Miami Valley Symphony Orchestra 3pm (See 2/21) Shiloh Church, N. Main St., Dayton 602-4950

Afternoon Musicales 2pm American Guild of Organists. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. Dayton Art Institute, NCR Renaissance Auditorium, 456 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277

SWE/University Concert Band 3pm Patrick Reynolds & Nicole Gross, conductors. Kennedy Union Boll Theatre, University of Dayton 229-2787
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 2pm & 7:30pm (see 2/18)

Our Town 3pm (See 2/19)

Taking Steps 2pm (See 2/20)

University of Dayton Dance Ensemble 8pm (See 2/21)

Hike for the Health of it 2pm These are brisk-paced walks and are not recommended to the those who prefer a more leisurely-paced hike. Carriage Hill MetroPark

2/23 Mon

Snow Bunny Sabotage 7pm (See 1/16)

UD Diversity Lecture Series: Sweet Honey in the Rock 7:30pm A cappella ensemble creates music out of rich textures of African-American legacy and traditions. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main, Dayton 228-3630

WSU Presidential Lecture Series: Angela Davis, Ph.D. 7:30pm Professor, author and social activist for racial and gender equality, gay rights and prison abolition. WSU Student Union, 3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton 775-5740

2/24 Tue

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee 8pm (see 2/18)






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