Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Winter Thaw Party @ Lava Lounge 3.25

Break the ice & break bread with your friendly market folks on Friday's Winter Thaw Party @ Lava Lounge, 3.25. Your ticket buys drinks & vittles. All proceeds go directly toward funding the awesome Tremont Farmers' Market, which will be popping up outside before you know it.

Lava Lounge
1307 Auburn Ave.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School @Beachland 3.22 8PM

Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art School is back at The Beachland Ballroom with a new model and a 'kick-ass' theme. The new model for your drawing pleasures is Janet Jay. Theme will be: celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Video GameWith 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, March 22nd
The Beachland Ballroom

15711 Waterloo Rd, Cleveland, OH

Thursday, March 17, 2011

New Video for Domestic Abuse Campaign

The Film, 'Can't See You: The Loss and Preservation of Innocence', technically a music video, is 'more of an intense and emotional short film for Stealing Heather's second single, "Can't See You". Centered around a young girl's tragic life filled with domestic abuse, we watch her grow up in a world that tries to destroy her innocence, while her mental state begins to spiral out of control.'—Jushua Aaron
The Campaign feaures a web site where you can donate. You can leave comments at their Facebook page. Check out this important initiative.

Augusto Fine Art Gallery joins 78th Street Studios THIRD FRIDAYS 3.18 5–9PM

CELEBRATE the opening of the newest gallery to join the 78th Street Studios. Augusto Fine Art Gallery opens with two solo shows, both running March 18 to April 30, 2011. One of TWO new spaces open their doors, there are plenty more new shows...

Augusto Fine Art Gallery
(inside smARTspace at 78th)
Public reception 5–9PM
78th Street Studios

"The Vinyl Takeover" Opening Reception 3.19 6–9PM

Designer Toys customized by Northeast Ohio Artists. Artists include Rick Sans, Sergio Andujar II, Tharp, Roberto Andujar, Wil Delgado, Bob Peck, Richard S. Cihlar, Jeff Hulligan, Gary Meacher, Ghola, Andrew Shondrick, Kevin Smalley, Debra L Kozak, Thomas Durdella, Sebastian Wagner and more… Well worth a look. VERY FUN.—Juan

Munnys, Dunnys, Qees, Mighty Muggs and more! Opening reception is 6–9PM Saturday March 19th. After party is next door at Mullens. Email with any questions.

art)ificial Gallery
17020 Madison Ave
Lakewood, OH

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

KB and the Riptides @The Beachland St. Patrick's Day, 3.17, 8PM

Come celebrate St. Paddy’s Day and 
the long awaited arrival of warm weather at The Beachland Ballroom with KB and the Riptides Thursday, March 17th, 8PM. Opening the show with his unique blend of electric and acoustic rock and blues guitar will be Jeff Jeric.

Starts at 8PM, All Ages show

$10 at the door.

Cleveland International Film Festival 3.24—4.3

ONLY 8 DAYS until Opening Night of The Cleveland International Film FestivalPick up a guide or visit to pick out your movies. Suggest one for our yearly group screenings. More info to come on those.—Juan

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Dreamworks and Art Blocks for Ghana

Nicolas Weis' fellow 'Dreamworks'er, Margaret Wuller, has organized an online charity event to build a school in Ghana. Artists from Dreamworks, Pixar, Disney and Sony are painting wood blocks for this benefit. Here's her blogthe ebay auction site which began Saturday and Nicolas' contribution. Please check it out, it's for a great cause.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Art House: Ceramics on the Wheel with Gina DeSantis

Mondays 6:30 – 8:30PM
March 21, 28, April 4,11,18,25

Registration deadline: March 15th
Class fee: $150 

(Class fee includes: clay, glazes, firings)
Clear your mind by throwing bowls and 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 provide every student the opportunity to delve into their creative side. All clay and glazes are food, microwave, and dishwasher safe. All skill levels welcome.

Art House, Inc.
3119 Denison Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44109

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Tremont ArtWalk, Friday 3.11 6PM—11PM

Come out the Tremont ArtWalk this Friday, March 11th from 6PM to 11PM and see all that this great Cleveland neighborhood has to offer. HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

Aperture Photography, 2541 Scranton. Instant Revival is a Polaroid exhibit featuring some of the regions best Polaroid photographers; Kelly Knaga, Tim Logan, C.A. Long, Adam Mistzal, Taylor Mikal, Daiv Whaley, Joseph Minek, and Megan Drmota. Opening is at 7PM and will include food, drinks, music, and overall analog love!

Yellow Cake, 2406 professor Ave. A temporary pop up storefront run by Valerie Mayen from Season 8 of Project Runway. Specializing in Womens outerwear and accessories and soon to be carrying spring dresses and menswear. The Yellow cake Store will be open through the weekend on Saturday and Sunday also, noon to 6PM. 216.236.4073 for more information on the Yellow Cake Project.

Brandt Gallery, 1028 Kenilworth. Apophenia work by David Sulik. Additional gallery hours on Saturdays Noon—6PM or by appt.  216.621.1610. 

Solomon Foto D-Lux, 2221 - 3 Professor. 440.728.1772. Thurs 6:30PM—9:30PM, Fri 6:30PM—10PM, Sat 1PM—10PM. Urbania works by Mike Yoest, Mikhail Poloskin, Victoria Miller, James Havran, Eric Johnson and Elizabeth Pressler.

Lucky’s Cafe, 777 Starweather. 216.622.7773. Life in Steel work by Dina Nurun Zaman. Open 7 days a week, weekend brunch.

Martini Five-O Plays Prosperity Social Club 3.11

It's ArtWalk Friday in Tremont and Martini Five-O again brings the sound of Lounge-Surf-Groove to Prosperity Social Club. Friday from 10PM—1AM.

Prosperity Social Club
1109 Starkweather Ave.
Tremont, OH

Monday, March 07, 2011

The Free Clinic's Rock & Reggae Festival Friday, 3.11 7:30PM—2AM

It's the return of The Free Clinic's Rock & Reggae Festival this Friday, March 11th from 7:30PM—2AM. Suggested Donation of ONLY $10. Join in on a great evening of local music and art in support of The Free Clinic! This year utilizes both the Ballroom and the Tavern as the Free Clinic's popular Rock & Reggae Festival is resurrected. You can purchase tickets  through the Beachland.

Long-time Free Clinic friends and supporters Carlos Jones & The PLUS Band are headlining in the Ballroom and The TwistOffs will be headlining in the Tavern. Additionally, we will be joined in the Ballroom by Outlaws I & I (featuring former members of First Light) and Big Ship (featuring former members of Oroboros) will perform in the Tavern.

Waterloo 7/Schmidt Sculpture will produce and support the raffle and silent auction.

We hope to see you there!

The Free Medical Clinic of Greater Cleveland
12201 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Wednesday, March 02, 2011

Burning River Roller Girls 2011 Season Kick-off 3.12

The Burning River Roller Girls present 2011 Season Kick-off: Let the Good Times Roll Saturday, March 12th 5—9:30PM. It's the Opening Night of BRRG's Fifth Season.
Student ID night. Present your Student ID at the Wolstein Center Box Office to receive your ticket for only $10. Limit one discount ticket per ID.

Game 1: Hellbombers vs. Cleveland Steamers
Game 2: Hard Knockers vs. Rolling Pin-Ups

Doors open at 5PM. / First bout begins at 6PM 

Information and tickets ($15 for adults, and $6 for kids under 12) can be found at or by calling 877.469.4946
Wolstein Box Office hours: 10AM—6PM, weekdays
For more information call 1.877.468.4946.

Athletic, provocative, and undeniably campy, roller derby has enjoyed a fast-paced revival across the country in the past decade. Cleveland's own roller girls glide into the Wolstein Center with a bill that promises plenty of thrills, spills, and sinewy quads. The Wolstein Center is at 2000 Prospect Ave. 

Tuesday, March 01, 2011

Last Chance to Catch Larry's Show at Brandt Gallery

This Saturday will be the last chance to catch Larry's show at the Brandt Gallery, 1028 Kenilworth Ave. in Tremont. Gallery hours are from Noon—6PM on Saturdays. Phone: 216.621.1610.

From Larry Zuzik [is] perhaps one of the best draughtsmen in Northeast Ohio. Anyone with an interest in contemporary portrait and figure drawing will find it well worth the trip to Tremont for a glimpse of the work from this unheralded yet prolific artist.—RD