Things to do in Ohio This Weekend: March 6-8
Experience Drum Tao 2020 in Toledo, see the final weekend of the Canton Museum of Art’s Alice Schille exhibition, and solve a (fake) murder in Marietta.
Listen to pulsating rhythms by Drum Tao 2020, a corps of performers who train in the mountains of Japan. The ensemble brings nontraditional flair to their sound March 7 at the Stranahan Theater and Great Hall, incorporating martial arts displays, contemporary costumes and innovative choreography. 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd., Toledo 43614, 419/381-8851, stranahantheater.com
Cheer 22,000 athletes competing in more than 80 events at the Arnold Sports Festival through March 8 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event, produced by Arnold Schwarzenegger, also features a lineup of youth sports including gymnastics, cheerleading and fencing, as well as booths showcasing the latest in equipment, apparel and nutrition. 400 N. High St., Columbus 43215, 800/745-3000, arnoldsportsfestival.com
Learn about the life of Romare Bearden at the Cincinnati Art Museum. Through May 24, “Something Over Something Else” features 30 vibrant collages that trace the artist's journey through the 1920s and ’30s from rural North Carolina to working-class Pittsburgh to his Harlem studio. The exhibit expresses a deep reverence for humanity and the struggles and triumphs of African Americans. 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati 45202, 513/721-2787, cincinnatiartmuseum.org
Find your inner Sherlock Holmes at the Campus Martius Museum March 7 during A Dance with Death: A 1950s Sock Hop Gone Sour. Following a murder at the prom, it’s up to the audience to solve the crime by trading clues and gathering information that will bring the perpetrator to justice. 601 Second St., Marietta 45750, 740/373-3750, mariettamuseums.org
Admire the talents of Columbus watercolorist Alice Schille at the Canton Museum of Art during the last weekend of “Gems of Modernist Brevity: Alice Schille Watercolor Miniatures.” The exhibition showcases 30 diminutive paintings the artist created on ivory watercolor paper, typically no larger than 5-by-6 inches, chronicling her globe-trotting adventures in Morocco, Turkey, Egypt and Mexico. 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton 44702, 330/453-7666, cantonart.org