48 High Street Gallery
St. Anne’s District, Downtown Dayton 228-4532
Thru 8/2 - Kay Smith Memorial Printmakers Show: Fourth annual juried exhibit of works from the finest area printmakers.

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway, Dayton 275-7431
Thru 8/30 - Dragons: The imaginary world of fairy tale dragons and the real dragons that can be found around the world today.
Thru 9/7 - Denizens of the Milky Way: How humans came to understand the universe.

The Cannery Art & Design Centre
434 E. Third St., Dayton 228-2232
Ongoing – Exhibits by local artists, including painting, pottery, jewelry, sculpture and photography.
“First Friday” Open Houses - Stroll the gallery spaces, view works by local artists. 5 – 10 pm
“Second Friday” Open houses - Stroll the galleries and hear the Dayton Improvisers Orchestra. 7 – 11pm

Dayton Art Institute
458 Belmonte Park North, Dayton 223-5277
Thru August- William Morris – Myth, Object and the Animal: Works from one of America’s most gifted glass artists.
Thru Fall 2009 - Exploring Art A to Z – Kids Experiencenter Gallery: For kids from pre-K through 3rd grade. Introducing art to children using 26 pieces from the museum’s collection.
Now on exhibit - 90 Treasures - In celebration of DAI’s 90th anniversary, 90 of the museum’s treasures will be highlighted.

Dayton History at Carillon Park
1000 Carillon Blvd 293-2841
Tours of Hawthorn Hill 10am & 12:30pm, Wed – Sat only. By reservation only.

Dayton Visual Arts Center
118 N. Jefferson St, Dayton 224-3822
July 3 thru August 20 - 18th Annual Members’ Show

Miami Valley Cooperative Gallery
Dayton Convention Center
22 E. Fifth St., 2nd Floor, Dayton 333-4700
Thru July – Art of Cliff Darett
Thru 8/31 - Yasue Sakaoka - Solo Exhibition

Rosewood Gallery
2655 Olson Dr., Kettering 296-0294
Thru 7/24 - The View 2008 – Landscape Competition: A juried exhibition showcase for Ohio artists presenting traditional or contemporary views of landscape or land imagery, themes and issues.

Synesthesia Gallery
Wasson Music Center
35 Marco Lane, Centerville 436-5800
Thru 8/28 - Two Voices Exhibit: Featuring photograper Jacquelynn Buck and clients of We Care Arts.
Friday 7/17 - Opening reception for Two Voices Exhibit 6pm - 9pm

University of Dayton Art Galleries
300 College Park 229-4214 or 4254
The Marian Library
Thru 11/27 – Creche Exhibit



7/16 Thu

A Price to Pay – Before Bond Became 007 7:30pm This new musical action adventure written by Miami Valley School alum Daniel Malarkey uses song, dance and the urban movement style “parkour” to tell the story of James Bond as a boy. Thru 7/19 Yellow Springs Kids Playhouse, Antioch Theater, Corry St., Yellow Springs 767-2718

Big Band Nites: The Fifth Avenue Band 7:30pm Enjoying your favorite swing, big band and Broadway music. Performances featuring the area’s best big bands every Thursday night in July and August. Chairs fill quickly, so arrive early or bring a lawn chair. Don’t forget your dancing shoes! Thru 8/27 RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126

Lyle Lovett and His Large Band 8pm Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Colin Hay 8pm From the band Men at Work. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712

7/17 Fri

Musical Theatre Weekend 8pm The Human Race Theatre Company presents its second annual “Musical Theatre Weekend” showcasing three new musicals – one written and performed by area teens – The “Lovewell” Experience - while professionals from New York and the Dayton region will perform the other two musical workshops. Creativity Center - 116 N. Jefferson St. / Loft Theatre - 126 North Main St., Suite 300, Dayton 228-3630

Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm. Also 7/18 & 7/19 Presenting “The Sting” with Robert Redford. Fre popcorn and soda with tickets. Victoria Theatre, 138 N. Main St. 228-3630

A Price to Pay – Before Bond Became 007 7:30pm (see 7/16 )

Woods in My Backyard 9am Learn how to attract wildlife species to your woodlots and how to identify animals and their signs. Presented by The Ohio State University. Cox Aboretum

Rhythm ‘n’ Ribs Fest 5pm Featuring Mark Smarelle and Chuck Young Duet at 5pm, Michael Bashaw and Puzzle of Light at 6:30pm and jazz saxophonist Warren Hill at 8pm. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712

7/18 Sat

Musical Theatre Weekend 11am, 3pm, 8pm Three musicals will be performed. Call for specific musicals and performance places. The Human Race Theatre Company, 461-3823

A Price to Pay – Before Bond Became 007 7:30pm (see 7/16 )

Ultra Cool Films 7:30pm “The Sting (See 7/17)

Rivertunes: Dave Greer’s Classic Jazz Stompers 7:30pm Evening of jazz influenced by the 1920s and 1930s. RiverScape MetroPark, Monument and Main. 274-0126

Artists Palate 7pm Viewing of a private collection in a private home. Call for details. A fundraising activity for Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC), 118 N. Jefferson St. 224-3822

Swamp Romp – Cajun Zydeco Festival 2pm-11pm Free music festival. Headliner to be announced. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

Lower London St. Dixieland Band Concert 7:30pm Clifton Opera House, Clifton, OH 767-8452

Rhythm ‘n’ Ribs Fest 5pm Featuring Down Deep at 5pm, Larry Humphrey at 6:30pm and The Urban Jazz Coalition at 8pm. Veteran’s Park Amphitheater, Springfield 324-2712

7/19 Sun

Smith Gardens Blanket Concert: This Side Up 7pm Cover band provides the diversity of a jukebox with the visual excitement of a live show. Smith Gardens, Oakwood Ave and Walnut Lane, Dayton 298-0775

Ultra Cool Films 3pm “The Sting” (See 7/16)

A Price to Pay – Before Bond Became 007 7:30pm (see 7/16 )

Musical Theatre Weekend 2pm & 7pm Two musicals will be performed. Call for specific times for specific musicals. The Human Race Theatre Company, 461-3823

24/Seven Party Band 7pm Stubb’s Park Amphitheatre, 255 W. Spring Valley Rd., Centerville 433-7155

WTUE’s Breakfast with Beatles 9am-Noon “Ticket to Ride” concert ticket Giveaways. Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

7/20 Mon

Merle Haggard and John Anderson 7:30pm Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

7/21 Tue

Steve Miller Band 8pm Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300

7/22 Wed

Soul Express 7pm FREE @ Fraze Pavilion, Kettering 296-3300



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