Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Bob Peck's In Orbit now at the Lava Lounge

Cleveland painter Bob Peck's series In Orbit is now on display at the Lava Lounge. Originally a graffiti artist, there are still streetwise flourishes in his pieces. The exhibition runs through July 7 at 1307 Auburn Ave. The Rupnik Gallery mounted the show.

An exhibition by Bob Peck

On view at Lava Lounge, June 10 – July 7, 2011

1307 Auburn Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44113


Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Call for Authors: Larchmere Festival 4.2 10AM—5PM

Loganberry Books (13015 Larchmere Boulevard in Shaker Heights) is seeking authors to participate in its Author Alley event as part of the annual Larchmere Festival on July 2nd from noon – 4PM (the festival itself runs from 10AM – 5PM).

The good folks at Art House Inc. will be in charge of entertaining, educational and artistic activities for the little folks. Mask making and mural drawing will part of the activities, right on location where the real mural will be installed in September. (Hours: Noon to 4PM.)

Friday, June 24, 2011

Coventry Street Fair this SUNDAY, 6.26 Noon—6PM

Changing things up a bit from years past, the Coventry Street Fair will be THIS Sunday, June 26th from Noon to 6PM. A great family event, made even more family-friendly by not being on a week night. Be sure to check out our friends 'Smooth' Mike, Ryann and Tony, also known as Martini 5-O, as they play two intoxicating sets from Noon to 2PM.

Coventry Street Fair
Sunday, June 26 from Noon to 6PM
Coventry Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH

CMA's Summer Solstice Party Sat., 6.25 6PM—2AM

For a third year, The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates the beginning of summer's long days and hot nights at this all-night party. Saturday, June 25th, from 6PM to 2 AM.

Globetrot via performances on the main stage by musicians from around the world. Stroll the museum's galleries into the wee hours. As always, expect a few surprises in store for party-goers throughout the evening.

For tickets and a video preview of this year's performers, visit

Thursday, June 23, 2011

9th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest 6.25 Noon

The 9th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest 
kicks off June 25th at noon. More than 10,000 people are expected to spend the day on Waterloo seeing and making art, catching live performances, shopping an array of vendors, and noshing on local eats, as well as visiting the one-of-a-kind businesses that make this burgeoning district unique. Dennis Yurich's band Queue Up is playing at 1:30 at the Zaller Gallery courtyard.

Waterloo Road, between E.156th and E.161st Streets, Cleveland, OH
12:00PM Saturday, June 25th
After Party at the Beachland Ballroom featuring: Cloud Nothings, Filmstrip, Jukebox Value, and Crave in the Ballroom AND Sunspots, NIGHTS, Supermoon, Alr!ght (DJs Tom of Afternoon Naps & Fred of Sex Crimes), and DJ Jake Kelly in the Tavern.

Friday, June 10, 2011

22nd Annual Parade the Circle 6.11 11AM

The 22nd Annual Parade the Circle Celebration will take place this Saturday, June 11th.

Bring the family to University Circle to enjoy a FREE celebration of the creative spirit. Festivities begin at 11AM, parade at Noon (sharp) and entertainment, food and activities for the whole family in Circle Village until 4PM.

THIS FREE COMMUNITY ARTS PARADE is presented annually by the Cleveland Museum of Art. International and national guest artists join Greater Cleveland artists, families, schools and community groups in a spectacular display of bright costumes, giant puppets, stilt-dancers, handmade masks and colorful floats (ALL people-powered.). 

Tremont ArtWalk, Friday 6.10 6PM—10PM

Come out the Tremont ArtWalk this Friday, June 10th from 6PM to 10PM and see all that this great Cleveland neighborhood has to offer.

Witness the mass ascent, 6:30–9:30PM, at Cleveland Urban Climbing, 2199 W. 10th St. 'Rock climbers take to the streets.

'Mastroianni Photography and Arts, 2688 W. 14th, The Deliberate Portrait, A Retrospective by Steven Mastroianni, musical ambience provided by John Henry Scully.

Brandt Gallery, 1028 Kenilworth, Ricerca dell ‘amore (searching for love) work by ElizaBETH ROSS YURICH. A visual exploration into social media+texting+cell phones and its effects on relationships.

Visible Voice Books, 1023 Kenilworth, Kate Snow, Printmaking ( with live music in the Garden Courtyard by Front Porch

Tremont Digs, 919 Fruit Ave., Images of Tremont: Photos by Jim Votava and Greg Golden. A benefit art exhibit for the Tremont Trek neighborhood coalition. Closing Reception June 25th during the GardenWalk

Prosperity Social Club, 1109 Starkweather. Martini Five-O at 10PM. lounge-surf-exotica

Friday, June 03, 2011

Southern Culture on the Skids * Whiskey Daredevils @Beachland Ballroom 6.5

Sunday, June 5th Southern Culture on the Skids and Whiskey Daredevils invade the Beachland Ballroom.

'Take out your brains, people, and replace them with a big ol' beer can. That'll get you in the mood for some dancin' antics as only SCOTS can inspire. Also helping you get arrested tonight are Cleveland's own Whiskey Daredevils. We dunno, maybe they've got a good lawyer?'

Beachland Ballroom

8PM in the Ballroom
$15 adv / $17 dos 

Luminoso: Student Work @78th Street Studios 6.4

Cuyahoga Community College’s Digital Media Group is having their 1st annual year end show. The group consists of Photography and Design majors from Tri-C.

The show titled Luminoso will be held at 78th Street Studios, 1300 West 78th Street Cleveland, Oh. 44102. The Studios are located at the west end of the Gordon Square Arts District in the Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood. All work showcased at the event will also be available for purchase, cash and carry. This event is FREE and open to the public. 

Saturday, June 4


78th Street Studios
1305 West 80th Street
Cleveland, OH

ElizaBETH ROSS YURICH at Brandt Gallery 6.4 6–10PM

Elizabeth Ross Yurich is having an opening reception this Saturday June 4th from 6 to 10PM at The Brandt Gallery. Ricerca dell'amore (searching for love), is a visual exploration into social media+texting+cell phones and its effects on relationships.

Ricerca dell'amore (looking for love) work by ElizaBETH ROSS YURICH
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 4, 2011, 6–10PM
also The Tremont Art Walk, Friday, June 10, 2011, 6–10PM

Brandt Gallery

1028 Kenilworth
Cleveland, OH

Little Italy Art Walk Kick-off, Friday 6.3, 5—9PM

Wine & Cheese Reception
 with artist Tricia Kaman at her studio, Tricia Kaman Studio/Gallery, 2026 Murray Hill #202 (In the Old School House.)

The Little Italy Summer Art Walk Kick-off

Friday, June 3rd, 5PM to 9PM.
Art Walk Hours: Saturday, 12—9PM and 

Sunday, 12—6PM

Tricia Kaman Studio/Gallery
2026 Murray Hill #202