Thursday, September 23, 2010

IngenuityFest 2010 is THIS weekend 9.24—26.

IngenuityFest 2010 is this weekend, September 24th—26th below the Detroit Superior Bridge. Admission is FREE. Some very cool things are planned for the venue, too. Like a multi-colored waterfall dumping 10,000 gallons of water below and Cleveland Rock Gym climbers rappelling off the bridge and climbing up it. And be sure to visit the Dr. Sketchy crew at their Doodle BarA video of how to get to the lower level of the bridge can be found on the official website. Note: THIS humble blog is featured on the IngenuityFest website.

Hours: Friday 6:30PM— 1AM; Saturday 1PM—7PM; 6:30PM—1AM; Sunday 12:30PM to 5PM.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Arts Network Education Workshop @ Art House 9.22

OWednesday, September 22 the COSE Arts Network will present an evening of arts-business education and discussions at Art House, in Old Brooklyn. 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, September 17, 2010

Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival Performances

At Lincoln Park, Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival this weekend:

Saturday, September 18

11:00 am Orion Express Greek
11:45 am Marisol Ramos Poet
12:05 pm Pitch the Pete Irish
1:05 pm Shawn Mishak Poet
1:25 pm Grupo Isla del Encanto Puerto Rican Folk Dancers
2:15 pm Troupe Shabaana Cabaret Belly-dancing
3:30 pm To Be Announced
4:45 pm Tropidelic Reggae

1:00 pm to 3:00 p.m. Antaeus Dance, Tremont-based contemporary dance troupe throughout the park.

Sunday, September 20th

12:00 pm St. Augustine’s Signing Choir
12:50 pm Joshua Stevens Folk
1:40 pm St. Theodosius Cathedral Choir & the Greater Cleveland Russian Chorus
2:40 pm Great Lakes Youth Ballet
4:00 pm Sammy DeLeon y su Orquesta Latin

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm Morrison Dance, Ohio City-based contemporary dance troupe throughout the park.

78th Street Studios Experience THIRD FRIDAYS 9.17

78th Street Studios has their monthly building-wide art walk/open house this Friday night, September 17h 5—9PM. This THIRD FRIDAY... explore the "... arts mecca for Cleveland's west side (Cleveland Magazine)!" 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

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Howard Collier's new web site and NOIS show

Check out Howard Collier's new web site,, designed by him and created by Alan Steytler. Some of the originals will be on display at tonight's Northern Ohio Illustrator's Society show 'About Face'  at Tri-C East.

About Face
Opening Reception:
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Exhibition runs: September 14—October 7, 2010
Gallery East
Cuyahoga Community College,

Eastern Campus
4250 Richmond Road,

Highland Hills, Ohio 44122

Friday, September 10, 2010

Pandemonium 10: The Wild Side 9.11 7PM

Don't miss Cleveland Public Theatre's annual fundraising extravaganza and the party of the year; Pandemonium 10: The Wild Side, Saturday, September 11th at 7PM. Tickets are $125.

Featuring dozens of area theatre, dance, visual and performance artists along with fabulous food and drink, Pandemonium is a benefit like no other and an evening not to be missed. Pandemonium's action takes place in unexpected places throughout the campus as guests decide how they choose to experience this innovative and unusual benefit!

8th Annual Sparx City Hop 9.11 11AM—11PM

The 8th Annual Sparx City Hop, Saturday, September 11th, 11am – 11pm, is a free all day event that celebrates the visual, culinary and performing arts of Cleveland’s most central and metropolitan neighborhoods. Free trolley service by Lolly the Trolley allows individuals and families to “hop” through the neighborhoods of Downtown (Historic Gateway Neighborhood, Historic Warehouse District, PlayhouseSquare and the Campus District) plus the districts the connect directly to Downtown (Tremont, Ohio City, MidTown, AsiaTown and St. Clair Superior).

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Michael Heaton MCs All LIT Up! 9.11 Palace Theatre

Minister of Culture Michael Heaton is Master of Ceremonies at All LIT Up! This 'witty and beloved' Plain Dealer columnist will be manning the podium with his unique brand of irreverant humor. For the first 100 tickets sold online* Heaton will give an autographed copy of his book!

All LIT Up will award lifetime literary achievement awards to three outstanding literary figures: the late Harvey Pekar, Derf, and the late Sheila Schwartz, and award Lantern Literary Awards to writers in 8 genre categories. The best part is, you don't need wealth to celebrate the wealth of writing talent in our region: Tickets are only $35 (or $50 with Turn The Page After-Party included): or 216.241.6000.

*or in person at the PlayhouseSquare box office beginning September 7, 2010 at 11:01 am. The promo code "BOOK" must be used during the checkout process to receive free book. Books must be picked up at the time of the event on September 11th at The LIT table in the lobby of the Palace Theatre. 

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Dana L. Depew "Studies in Nepotism" - The Grand Finale 9.10—10.3

Let's support Dana Depew as he closes one chapter of his life, along with his Tremont gallery, Asterisk. Dana has been a great supporter of our Drawn & Quartered project and many of it's artists. He's also hosted a GREAT party every second Friday of every month for nine years as well as other select openings. Asterisk will be missed. Join us in wishing Dana well in whatever he chooses to do next. —Juan

'I regret to inform that this Sept exhibition will be the last show and Asterisk Gallery will close its doors for good. Asterisk has showcased monthly exhibitions of regional and emerging artists since 2001. Dana L. Depew will have an exhibit of recent sculptural work that will open on Sept 10 and there will be a final closing reception on Oct 8.'

Asterisk Gallery
2393 Professor Ave
Cleveland, OH

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Register now for Art House's Upcoming Classes

CLAY ON THE WHEEL [All Levels] with Gina DeSantis
Sooth your mind by throwing bowls or cups on the pottery wheel. If you are more advanced, try plates, lidded vessels or teapots. Classes are small to allow for individual instruction and to provide every student the opportunity to delve into their creative side. Become a part of one of the most popular programs at Art House!

Mondays 6:30 - 8:30pm, 6 weeks
Session I: Sept 13, 20, 27, Oct 4, 11 & 18
Session II: Oct 25, Nov 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29

Class fee: $150. Class fee includes: 25 lbs of clay, glazes, firings.
Registration deadline: Session I Sept 10, Session II Oct 19

CLAY SCULPTURE with Mark Yasenchack
Clay is an incredibly versatile material, encompassing a rich history and a diverse range of applications. In this class, venture beyond the usual pinching, coiling and slab-building by learning new techniques with which to manipulate clay. Beginners will develop strong fundamentals; advanced students will unlock fresh creative possibilities.

Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:00pm, 5 weeks
Sept 16, 23, 30, Oct 7 & 14

Class fee: $150
Class fee includes: 25 lbs. of clay, glazes, firings
Registration deadline: Sept 10

Discover, enjoy and create fine radiant art on silk. NO EXPERIENCE NECESSARY! An incredible artform where no mistakes can be made. Students will delve into and learn resist application, color blending, salt techniques, color discharge and paint applications to create a silk hoop and a silk scarf/silk painting frame.
These workshops are for new and continuing students. Create silk scarves and/or silk paintings to frame. Design ideas, books and handout packets provided.

Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30, 3 weeks
Session I: Sept 22, 29 & Oct 6
Session II: Oct 13, 20 & 27
Registration deadline: Session I: Sept 15, Session II: Oct 6
Class fee: $60, plus a $25 material fee payable to Peggy the first night of class

NEW FALL CLASSES.Visit our website often for a complete listing of fall classes. New listings coming soon! Art House will offer a variety of courses and workshops this fall including Printmaking & Watercolor, Enameling & Mixed Media Drawing.

Art House, Inc.
3119 Denison Ave.
Cleveland, Ohio 44109