St. Patrick’s Day Entertainment, Irish Dancing, Floco Torres and Canton Symphony

St. Patrick’s Day Entertainment

Restaurants and bars in downtown Guangzhou will stay open late and offer food and drink specials on St. Patrick’s Day Thursday.

Live music includes Matt Corey from 2-7 p.m. at Jerzee’s Cafe at Centennial Plaza.

The downtown event advertises 20 locations within walking distance with parking and Uber and Lyft friendly drop-offs and pickups.

Participating sites include:

George’s Lounge, 229 Cleveland Ave. NW, open 5 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Live music features Ginger Ackley, Mark Lae, Shawn Brewster and DJ SB.

Arcadia Grille, 321 Court Ave., 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., serving Reubens, kraut dogs and kraut burgers.

Johnny Lookout’s Pizza Tavern, 309 Cleveland Ave. NW, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., serves pizza by the slice as well as sandwiches and beer.

Fronimo’s, 315 Cleveland Ave. NW, open 11 a.m.

Buzzbin Art & Music Shop, 339 Cleveland Ave. NW, open at noon with live music at 9 p.m. ($6 cover charge).

Milestone, 312 Cleveland Ave. NW, 5 p.m. to midnight, featuring board games and gourmet hot dogs, including a Reuben version.

Starz, 111 Cleveland Ave. SW, 11 a.m. to close, featuring food, beer, wine, and cocktails and DJ Timbo.

Rae’s on Court, 218 Court Ave. NW, 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., featuring live music with The Goods, bourbon, beer, wine, and cocktails.

Imperial Room, 420 Court Ave. NW, pool table, beer, wine and cocktails.

Jerzee’s Cafe, 330 Court Ave NW (Centennial Plaza), 11 a.m. until closing, food, beer, wine and cocktails.

Conestoga Grill, 217 Second St. NW, 11 a.m. to 2 a.m., food, beer, wine and cocktails and featuring a harpist playing traditional Irish music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Grapes in a Glass, 575 Market Ave. N, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. with live music and open mic from 7 p.m. hosted by Steve Suarez. Beer, wine and cocktails and special corned beef and cabbage slider.

Auricle, 201 Cleveland Ave. NW, 8 p.m. to close with beer and cocktails.

Restaurant Lucca, 428 Fourth St. NW, 4-10 p.m., food and drinks.

Basil Asian Bistro, 585 Market Ave. N, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. offering an Asian fusion menu and beer, wine, and cocktails.

Gator’s Joint, 235 Cleveland Ave. NW, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., cigarettes, snacks and novelties.

Cafe Carpe Diem, 215 Market Ave. N, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tribute to the “Golden Girls”

A tribute show to the “Golden Girls” will be presented on March 26 at La Pizzaria.

Stardust Dinner Theater presents the show, which pays tribute to the four actors who portrayed the “Golden Girls” on the hit TV show.

Cast will include Denise Robb portraying Dorothy; Melissa Day as Rose; Kathy Lewis as Blanche; and Jenny Shaw Kessler as Sophia.

The supporting cast are Frank Lucas, Nicole Graham, Dax Kessler, Caven Swift, and Mark Adkins.

The show will also include a murder mystery twist with audience participation.

Dinner is included with tickets at $38. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Pizzaria is at 3656 Dressler Road NW. Seats are assigned.

Meals include chicken parmesan, sides, salad, roll, drink and dessert.

Tickets can be purchased online at or by calling (330)327-2087.

Floco Torres at the Canton Symphony Orchestra

Hip-hop artist Floco Torres will perform at the Canton Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

“Floco Torres Meets the Symphony” is part of the Divergent Sound series.

Originally scheduled for 2020, Torres will perform at Foundation Hall, 2331 17th St. NW at McKinley High School in Canton. The Akron artist is known for his mix of hip-hop and alternative rock.

Tickets, $20 and $40, are limited and available at

The Canton Symphony box office can be reached at 330-452-2094 and [email protected]

Velocity Irish Dancing at KSU Tuscarawas

Velocity Irish Dance will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Performing Arts Center at Kent State University in Tuscarawas.

The Irish tap group is led by five-time world champion Irish dancer David Geaney and Guinness World Record holder Tyler Schwartz, who will be joined on stage by musicians and other dancers.

Velocity Irish Dance is described as performing a “no frills jam session of impossible brawls and mixes”.

Tickets start at $39 and can be purchased at or through the box office by calling 330-308-6400.

The Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of Kent State Tuscarawas, 330 University Drive NE in New Philadelphia. A free parking is available.

“The Power of the Dog”

“The Power of the Dog” will screen Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Canton Palace Theater as part of the nominated film series.

The film tells the story of charismatic rancher Phil Burbank. When his brother brings home a new wife and son, Phil torments them until he finds himself exposed to the possibility of love.

Doors open one hour before the 7:30 p.m. shows on Friday and Saturday and one hour before the 2 p.m. show on Sunday. The execution time is two hours and six minutes.

Admission is $7. Tickets can be purchased at and at the door from one hour before the show.