by Daniel Hathaway
Many events to list for Friday, December 8!
City Music (7:30 at Lakewood Congregational Church), Cyrus Chestnut & Friends: A Charlie Brown Christmas (7:30 at Severance Music Center), Akron Symphony & Choruses (7:30 at E.J. Thomas Hall), Procession of Advent Lessons & Carols (7:30 at Holy Trinity Lutheran, Akron and online), Accent a cappella (pictured, 7:30 at the Cleveland Museum of Art), Oberlin Collegium Musicum (7:30 in Fairchild Chapel and online), and Oberlin Orchestra (7:30 in Finney Chapel and online).
Visit our Concert Listings for details of these and other performances,
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