Good eats on stage
Tickets are still available for Food Network star Alton Brown’s live stage show, Alton Brown Live! The Edible Inevitable Tour.
Brown’s culinary variety show contains music, comedy and, of course, cooking live on stage.
The show is 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron, on the University of Akron campus.
Tickets prices range from $31.50 to $101.50, and are available at the E.J. Thomas box office or at www.ticketmaster.com.
Pan Rocks at Civic Theatre
So you love the concept of steel pan drums playing rock ’n’ roll?
Well, on Saturday, nationally known recording artist and pan player Tracy Thornton will join forces with local and national players, including Joey Barnes, Robert Sledge, Liam Teague, Summit Academy Steel Bands, Binghamton Juice Blenders, Heavenly Metal, Divine Steel, National Trail Steel Bands, Bahama Mammas, Kekionga Steel Bands, Wesleyan Steel and others. They’ll perform Thornton’s pan arrangements of classic rock tunes along with a few of his rocking originals.
The Pan Rocks performance at Akron Civic Theatre starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $25. Purchase at the box office, 330-253-2488 or www.akroncivic.com, or Ticketmaster.com, 800-745-3000.
More from Thor
Thor: The Dark World arrives in theaters on Thursday. And if you’re not aware of the backstory, you can take in a marathon at select Cinemark theaters that day. Theaters including Tinseltown in Jackson Township and the Cinemark in Valley View will present the previous Thor, then The Avengers (which includes the old hammer-thrower) and then Thor: The Dark World in order beginning at 3:15 p.m.
The 3-D showings of the three films are one price: $25 at Tinseltown and $30 at Valley View (which will present the films in its big-big-screen XD format). There are also discounts on some concession-stand items for marathon customers.
Canton craft spectacle
The holidays come early when Christkindl Markt, a fine art and craft show, happens next weekend at the Canton Museum of Art and the Cultural Center for the Arts.
More than 100 exhibitors from across the country will participate in the juried show.
Hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. next Sunday. Tickets are $6 in advance or $7 at the door, and children 12 or younger admitted free.
To order tickets, visit www.cantonchristkindl.org or call 330-453-7666. The museum is at 1001 Market Ave. N.