Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Arts Network Education Workshop

Please join the COSE Arts Network on Wednesday, September 22 for an evening of arts-business education and discussions at Art House, a community-based nonprofit arts organization located in the Old Brooklyn neighborhood. Local business leaders from Cavitch Legal Association will be on hand to discuss some business and contract basics that will help you with some of the day-to-day business activities of your arts career.

Following that, successful local artist Susie Frazier Mueller will lead a discussion about various distribution outlets for artists and creative professionals.

Come with your questions and your appetite—admission includes food and drinks!

Wednesday, September 22, 2010 6—8PM
Art House
3119 Denison Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44109

$5 COSE Members, $10 Nonmembers

Friday, August 20, 2010

Smooth Mike's Hootenanny, Saturday August 21st

THIS Saturday, August 21st is Terri & (Smooth) Mike's Hootenanny, always a major highlight of the summer. Starting 'bout 7PM a cash donation is encouraged. Hope to see you, Juan

78th Street Studios Experience THIRD FRIDAYS 8.20

78th Street Studios has their monthly building-wide art walk/open house this Friday night, August 20th 5—9PM. Includes a play reading, photo exhibit, gallery openings, working artist studio tours. On the edge of the Gordon Square Arts District. Details

1300 W. 78th St to 1305 W. 80th St
Cleveland OH 44102

(One block north of Lake Ave)

Free parking in lots North & South of building

Friday, August 13, 2010

Wall Eye Gallery: Clear Signs 8.20 6-10PM

Opening Reception Friday, August 20
6—10PM pm with refreshments
Additional Hours

Saturday, August 21, 12—6PM
Sunday, August 22, 12—5PM
and by appointment through September 10

Works by Jason Byers, Jeffry Chiplis, Jim Karpinski, William Schwartz, Ibojka Toth, Bill Radawec and Robert Thurmer. Organized by William Schwartz and Joe Ayala.

Clear Signs is the newest exhibition of the Gordon Arts District’s Wall Eye Gallery. Showcasing 7 innovative and provocative Cleveland artists—from neon sculpture to abstract painting to politically-charged, conceptual installations and prints—this show is sure to dazzle the eyes and mind. Organizer and participant William Schwartz gave the artists no criteria beyond the show’s title of "Clear Signs." Says Schwartz, "I'm very excited to be showing with a few of my favorite artists, at my favorite new art spot in town. I can't wait to see what everyone brings to the table." Please note: Some material may not be suitable for children.

Wall Eye Gallery
5304 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102

Monday, August 09, 2010

Schlapentickle Family Burlesque and Revue 8.20

Coming to Cleveland Friday, August 20th the Schlapentickle Family presents theatrical cabaret-burlesque that’s over the top(less.) Mixing smart strip-tease, stinging comedy, the magic of sideshow, and live ragtime music, the Schlapentickle Family promises an evening that will make you swear your family’s normal. Featuring Dr. Sketchy's cutest musical comedy duo PINCH & SQUEAL (AKA Jason and Danielle) and Ohio Burlesque's weapons of mass distraction, BELLA SIN!

The cast includes the wildest acts straight from the East Coast’s most respected burlesque and sideshow houses, including the raunchy ragtime revivalist SABRINA CHAP, brain-boggling sideshow seduction by MISS PUSSYKATT, the devilish undulations of burlesque star PACO FISH, and hot new cherry-bomb burlesque siren MARLA MERINGUE!

August 20 · 9PM—11:30PM
The Beachland Ballroom
15711 Waterloo Rd.
Cleveland, OH

Friday, August 06, 2010

Cinematic Redux 8.7 6PM—8:30PM

Our friend Chad Kimes put this together. I was invited to participate, but wasn't able to. Please support this fun event!

Cinematic Redux is a collection of contemporary works by artists across the U.S. presenting their interpretation of posters for classic films. The wide array of styles shows your favorite movies, like you have never seen them before. Cinematic Redux will open Saturday, August 7th 2010 in (art)ificial Gallery. An adult after party will be held at Mullen’s (located next to the gallery) for all guests of the artists and gallery.

Saturday, August 7, 2010
The Pop Shop Gallery / (art)ificial Gallery
17020 Madison Ave
Lakewood, OH

Lakewood Arts Fest Sat., August 7th 10AM—6PM

My dentist, Les Greenberg, will displaying his digital nature photos at the Lakewood Arts Fest this Saturday, August 7th. It's between Belle and Elmwood and his booth is #102. Stop by if you're checking out the festival.—Juan

Twilight at the Zoo 8.6 7PM—MID

Twilight at the Zoo
August 6, 2010
7PM to midnight

Cleveland's largest fundraiser and the summer's wildest party! Wind your way through the Zoo enjoying an assortment of complimentary food, beer, wine and soft drinks. Dance under the stars to the rhythms of 14 bands playing Motown, rock, salsa, swing, country and blues.

VIP Party, 6:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Enjoy special VIP benefits including priority parking, open bar and specialty hors d'oeuvres, an intimate setting with exclusive entertainment, and an extra hour of festivities!
Ticket Information:
General Admission: $75
General Admission eTicket Block of 10 - $650
VIP eTicket - $150
Bands: 1988, Armstrong Bearcat Band, Disco Inferno, Jerry Bruno Orchestra, Joe Bell & the Swing Lizards, Otis and the Shoreway Saints, Outlaws I & I, Liverpool Lads, Robbing Mary, Robert Ocasio’s Latin Jazz Project, The Roadhouse Band, Run Avril Run, Shady Drive and The Madison Crawl
Must be 21 and over to attend. Proper ID required.