Saturday, August 29, 2009

Murray Hill Group workshop at Larry's 8.29

TODAY Saturday, August 29th is our Murray Hill Group workshop at Larry's, call 216.382.7349 for directions. Much like Terry's workshops we'll gather for coffee etc. a little after noon and start drawing about 1PM. We'll draw til about 6PM and then break out the POT LUCK (be sure to bring something to share.)

FRIENDS ARE WELCOME to join us after 6PM for the pot luck party. Larry also promises a fire-pit (or chiminea) for the evening. All in all should be a great time.


Thursday, August 27, 2009


While waiting for Tuesday's Dr. Sketchy extravaganza to begin I stopped to visit Heather (an Art House and MOCA alum) at the cool place she manages, Shoparooni. She was updating their rather extensive web site. Check it out:

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Dr. Sketchy Cleveland @ Beachland Tues. 8.25

Dr. Sketchy Cleveland's back at the Beachland Ballroom July 29th Tuesday, August 25th. From the doctor: "In the Ballroom again! The Art Gods are smiling upon us because we are bringing some New York Latex to Cleveland. Her name is Kerri and she is going to ROCK!"

"Bring your pencil and sketch-pad out to drink and draw this latex covered beauty."


Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Beachland Ballroom - In the Ballroom

15711 Waterloo Rd
Cleveland, OH
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Arts Collinwood: “Collinwood Unveiled” 9.20

“Collinwood Unveiled” is Arts Collinwood’s big 2009 fundraiser, a progressive, diverse, art-centric party that is also an intimate evening at several of our unique homes.

The date to save is September 20, 5-9PM. For $75, you can see inside the houses you’ve been admiring and enjoy elegant refreshments, meet local artists and listen to musicians. Call 216.692.9500 for more details. Purchase tickets by phone or online. For a preview visit the Web site to view Linda Zolten Wood’s beautiful renditions of some of featured houses.

Last Days: Beachwood Residents Show

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Friday, August 14, 2009

Little Italy Church Celebrates The Feast of The Assumption, 8.13—8.16

The Feast of The Assumption, a religious celebration benefiting Holy Rosary Church, kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday. There will be live music, Italian food and rides.

August 15th is a catholic holy day that celebrates the blessed Virgin Mary being taken to heaven.

On Saturday at Noon, mass will be performed at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Here's The Schedule:
Thursday Aug 13, 6PM – 11PM
Friday Aug 14, 6PM – Mid.
Saturday Aug 15, 10AM - Mid.
Sun. Aug 16, Noon - 9:30PM
Sunday evening fireworks.

Friday, August 07, 2009

Over the Rhine @Cain Park Sat. 8.8 8PM

Over the Rhine may not be a household name but their evocative, earthy songwriting and impassioned delivery will stay with you long after the music ends. Just ask the crowds who packed the Evans last year for their Cain Park debut.

Over the Rhine
Sat., August 8, 2009. Evans Amphitheater, 8PM

In advance $17 center/front sides, $15 back sides, $13 lawn; Day of show $20/18/16. [buy tickets]

FREE PARKING SHUTTLE SERVICE to & from Cain Park from 1 hour before concert begins and up to 1 hour after concert ends. Look for shuttle sign and park in front of Bally Total Fitness at Severance Town Center.

MorrisonDance and Antaeus Dance open Arts in August dance series

MorrisonDance and Antaeus Dance open the annual Arts in August dance series in Lincoln Park in Tremont

Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 8:30PM

Two companies in one night, FREE! Bringing a blanket, cushions, or lawn chairs is strongly advised. Picnics are welcome.

In honor of this fully staged Tremont appearance, MorrisonDance will present Radke’s Melancholy Chromosomes in celebration of Scott Radke’s artistic contributions to the Tremont neighborhood over the past 10 years. Additionally, those of you who dine (or serve!) in Tremont will enjoy the whimsical Tray Magnifique, featuring waitresses who transform their trays into mirrors, cars and drum kits! The evening will also highlight a recent premiere from the 2009 Ingenuity Festival: Goethe’s Color Theory, a collaboration with multimedia artist Kendra Minadeo.

For more information please visit the companies’ websites: and

Raindate is Sunday, August 9, at 7:30pm. For rain updates, please visit

Thursday, August 06, 2009

Fun Event at Natural History Museum Thur., 8.27

Birds, Beasts, Brats & Beer. 6-8:30PM $10 for Nature League members, $15 for non Nature League members. Great Lakes will have samples and beer is $3 for the evening.

Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Performance or Literary Artists Fellowships

Creative Workforce Fellowship is handing out $20,000 artist fellowships If you're a performance or literary artist, the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture invites you to learn about a new opportunity for professional artists in Cuyahoga County—the Creative Workforce Fellowship. Learn about application procedures and eligibility for this $20,000 fellowship, generously funded by Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, by attending one of three upcoming workshops. Application deadline is Fri 9/25 5PM. Click here for details.

Tuesday, August 04, 2009

New NPR radio show

Relatively new NPR radio show recently featured in the PD. I found this episode to be hilarious. Wait, wait...

NY Times video: Shockwaves Through My Soul

Ultimately depressing, this is still a great piece of documentary film-making. Great use of the soldier's own video.

Sgt. Jacob Blaylock tried to resume his life back home, but the memory of his fallen comrades haunted him.

Shockwaves Through My Soul