Friday, October 29, 2010

Skulls & Revolution! @Walleye Gallery 10.29—11.07

On Friday October 29th, 2010, Wall Eye Gallery will present Skulls & Revolution!, organized by Alejandro Rivera and Dante Rodriguez. Recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Mexican Revolution, this exhibition explores the current socio-political relationship between the U.S. and Mexico as seen through the works of the following Northeast Ohio Artists: Gadi Zamir • Dante Rodriguez • Alejandro Rivera • Beth Whalley • Alex Kelly • Stephanie Lipscomb • Rich Cihlar • Hector Castellanos Lara • Lauren Voss • The Sign Guy • Alexander Corona • Jeff Hulligan • Dominic Scibilia • Laura Skehan • Ralph Mercado Jr. • Stephanie Ayala • Jim Englemann • Greg Ruffing • Joe Ayala • Dana Depew • Joshua Rex • Jeff Finley • Barbara Konrad • Hannah Verbeuren • Aaron Koehn • Wendy Mahon • Michael Abarca • Kyle Kershner • Todd Hoak • Claudio Orso-Giacone • Kimberly Grice • Linda Ayala • Peter Billington • Bob Peck • Chris Kulcsar • Ben Haehn • Rafael Valdivieso Troya • Melissa Orberdoester • Jacob Wesley Lang • Augusto Bordelois • Adam Dumont • Jason Rudolph

Skulls & Revolution!

5304 Detroit Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44102
10/29/10 – 11/07/10
Opening Reception Friday, October 29, 6 – 11PM
Free and open to the public

Additional Hours:
Saturday, Oct. 30, 12 – 5PM
Sunday, Oct. 31, 12 – 4PM
Saturday, Nov. 6 12 – 6PM
Sunday, Nov. 7 12 – 5PM
And by Appointment through Nov 7.

Also open November 6th and 7th is The 6th Annual Day of the Dead (Dia De Los Muertos) Celebration at the Cleveland Public Theatre East Campus, 6205 Detroit Avenue, in Cleveland. For more info about this celebration, call 216.235.0811 or visit

Sunday, October 24, 2010

Beachland Ballroom's Halloween Show 10.30

It's almost too perfect that those masked men of surf rock, Los Straitjackets are playing the Beachland Ballroom on this night. It's going to be like one of the famed rock n' roll cruises that these veteran entertainers have been known to play over the course of their decades-long career. Everyone who attends will be on the good ship fun, guest-piloted by swing and shuffle captain Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys, known throughout the world for their ability to bring the sounds of Louis Jordan and Bob Wills to life.

Saturday October 30
Los Straitjackets * Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys
Ballroom 8:30PM $18 adv / $20 Day of Show

KB and Carmen's Halloween Milonga Mash 10.29

There is a 5th Friday in October again this year!
So please join us for the 3rd Annual:
Tango Spooktacular III Halloween Milonga Mash

Music, Dancing, Special EFX Lighting, Costumes and Treats,
plus Door Prizes and More!

Appetizers provided (but bring a tasty treat if you'd like)
Bring your own beverage -- wine, beer, etc.

Costumes encouraged, but not required.
Non tango dancers are welcome.

Dr. Sketchy Tuesday, 10.26 @8PM

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School, where drinking and drawing is the norm, will host their Halloween show and model Miss Annie Jones Tuesday, October 26th. With three rounds of poses; a warm up round of one and two-minute poses, some five and ten-minute poses, breaks, and as many long poses (15-20 minute) as can fit along with prizes and contests. Dry mediums only; pen and ink, markers, crayons, pencils, graphite, pastels, etc.

8PM Tuesday, October 26th
The Beachland Ballroom

15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH

Saturday, October 23, 2010

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center in Sandusky

We did this haunted house a few years back and it was well worth the ride; Ghostly Manor Thrill Center is a nationally-ranked, indoor haunted house that is twice as big this year with a brand new haunt for the 2010 season – the Ghostly Gauntlet outdoor maze.

Ghostly Manor: Adults $11 and Children (9 & under) $7

Ghostly Manor & Ghostly Gauntlet: Adults $17 and Children $13

Ghostly Manor Thrill Center is located 2 miles north of Ohio State Route 2 on U.S. Route 250. Their address is 3319 Milan Road in Sandusky, OH 44870. For more information, please call 419-626-4467.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Art House at Fall-o-ween Festival 10.23

Join Art House and the Old Brooklyn CDC for an art filled spooky afternoon.

Art House at
Fall-o-ween Festival

Saturday, October 23
12PM – 4PM
4229 Pearl Rd at Devonshire

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Scene Magazine's Best of Cleveland 2010

Scene Magazine's Best of Cleveland 2010 is online.
"The truest measure of a city’s greatness is in the passion of its people and the bounty of its surroundings. On these counts, Cleveland is second to none. Time to celebrate your riches, Cleveland."

5th COSE Small Business Conference 10.20 & 10.21

Tomorrow and Thursday is the fifth annual COSE Small Business Conference. The COSE Arts Network has dedicated tracks for the artist businessperson. It's not too late to register, so come on out to the I-X Center and join us on Wednesday and Thursday whenever your schedule allows. Check out the web site for details. 

Pamela Dodds at O'Connor Gallery 10.22 7—10PM

Heart's Horizon, a show of woodcuts and linocuts by Murray Hill Group alum Pamela Dodds will open with a reception Friday, October 22, 7—10PM at the O'Connor Gallery, Toronto, ON. Show runs October 22 through November 21, 2010.

O'Connor Gallery
145 Berkeley St.
Toronto, ON

Artist's Talk: November 21, 3PM
Gallery Hours: Tuesdays - Saturdays: 10:30—6PM
Fridays till 7PM, Sundays: 1—5PM

Artwork: Heart's Horizon, Woodcut, 26x17 in. (66x44 cm), © 2009 Pamela Dodds

Friday, October 01, 2010

Big Dog Theater Open[ing] in Coventry?

The old Centrum movie theater in Cleveland Heights' Coventry Village was SUPPOSED to be getting a new lease on life as Big Dog Theater—a 'venue dedicated to live comedy in all its forms'—today. This weekend's two-day grand-opening celebration looks to be off as a message from the owner states on their homepage that they are waiting for their certificate of occupancy from the city. Stay tuned!