5 things to do in NEO: Refugee Art, 'Revealing Krishna' and Oberlin Opera

Kubra Al-hilali's “Go Around in Circles”
Kubra Al-hilali's “Go Around in Circles” [US Together]

International art from immigrants and refugees along with a 1,500-year-old sculpture from Cambodia make this week's arts and culture to-do list. Here are five artistic options to keep you busy in Northeast Ohio.

"Making Home"

The local chapter of the refugee resettlement agency US Together presents "Making Home: A Refugee and Immigrant Art Exhibition." The show features work from 10 local immigrant and refugee artists at Current Gallery inside 78th Street Studios through Nov. 21.

"Revealing Krishna"

The Cleveland Museum of Art unveils the long-awaited exhibit "Revealing Krishna: Journey to Cambodia's Secret Mountain" this Sunday. Described as a "mixed-reality tour," the show features a life-size holograph of the sculpture as it might have looked 1,500 years ago.

"Into the Woods"

The Baldwin Wallace University Music Theatre program performs Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award winner "Into the Woods," based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tales. Characters like Rapunzel, Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood take audiences to the edge of the woods Nov. 10-21.

"Acis and Galatea"

Oberlin Opera Theater returns with its first full production in front of an audience since the fall of 2019. The star-crossed lovers of Roman mythology "Acis and Galatea" take the stage of Hall Auditorium in Handel's opera Nov. 11-14.

"Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival"

The Downtown Akron Partnership invites fans of the hit TV show from the 2000s "Gilmore Girls" to the "Smells Like Snow Coffee Festival" on Cascade Plaza. Serving coffee from a number of Northeast Ohio vendors, the festival includes "Gilmore Girls" trivia and outdoor screenings of classic episodes Nov. 13 from 2-6 p.m.


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