Friday, October 28, 2011

THIS Saturday: Dia de Los Muertos 2011 10.29

Saturday, October 29th
PARADE at 3:30PM

Altars, Exhibition, face painting, masks, folk art, pan de muerto, music & dance....

Cleveland Public Theatre East Campus
6205 Detroit Ave. Cleveland OH 44102

For info call 216.235.0811

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

anitakeys and Ryann Anderson @Kool Beanz 10.29

Join anitakeys and Ryann Anderson at Kool Beanz for cool tunes Saturday, October 29th from 
7—9PM. The East 185th Street neighborhood is having an artwalk that night. Wear a mask and get a discount!

Kool Beanz
818 East 185th Street
Cleveland, OH

Monday, October 24, 2011

Arts Network Social @ Happy Dog 11.1, 6–8PM

The COSE Arts Network fall/winter social takes place Tuesday, November 1st at the Happy Dog live music venue and restaurant in the lively Gordon Square Arts District. Joining us with informal presentations that evening will be Christopher J. Klasa, Esq., Thompson Hine LLP and Kristin Puch, Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC). Enjoy food, drinks and networking at this neighborhood hangout for Cleveland's creatives!

Happy Dog
Tuesday, November 1st

$5 Members, $10 Nonmembers


Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings @Beachland 10.29

You should already have your ticket to see possibly one of the best bands in America, if you—even remotely—like old school soul. It is recommended that immediately after buying your tickets to Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, you should buy yourself a pair of comfortable and good-looking dance shoes and start a work-out regimen, because Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings will most definitely have you sweating on the dance floor. Limber up, people, don't get stumped by the funk! Opening are The Wrong Notes from Detroit who back soul legend Melvin Davis. This show—no, this partywill sell out

Beachland Ballroom
Saturday, October 29th
8:30PM, $30

Ian Hunter @ Beachland Ballroom 10.28 8PM

Friday October 28th Ian Hunter (& His Band) invade the Beachland's Ballroom for an 8PM show. Hunter's resume includes the David Bowie tune "All The Young Dudes" from his Mott The Hoople days. Hunter's always crafted canny bar rock for the sharp-minded everyman and woman; funny and witty tunes for drinking and thinking out loud, and maybe some dancing, too. This night will be a bit of a dedication to his late friend, Steve Popovich, who helped encourage the writing of the song "Cleveland Rocks" and created Cleveland International Records

Beachland Ballroom

Friday, October 28th
8PM, $30

Friday, October 21, 2011

Food Day 2011: Michael Pollan at Ohio Theatre 10.24

Looking for a fun, memorable, and relevant way to celebrate Food Day in your area? Come spend the evening with bestselling author and Food Day advisory board member Michael Pollan at the PlayhouseSquare Ohio Theatre on Monday, October 24th (Food Day)!

Michael Pollan’s celebrated works, including the New York Times bestsellers Food Rules, In Defense of Food, The Omnivore's Dilemma, and The Botany of Desire, have challenged countless individuals to think critically about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment. Join him Monday at this exclusive engagement, which benefits the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation, as he discusses his writings and addresses issues at the core of Food Day.

Space is limited and filling up fast, so buy your tickets soon. For more information on this event, visit the Writers Center Stage website.

Monday, October 24th

Ohio Theatre at PlayhouseSquare
1511 Euclid Ave., Cleveland, OH 44115

Third Fridays @78th Street Studios, 10.21 5–9PM

The 78th Street Studios, Cleveland's largest art marketplace housed in the former American Greetings Creative Studios building between W 78th and W 80th Streets,  are open from 5:00 to 9:00 on 10/21 for this month's THIRD FRIDAY art walk.

Stop in to explore this eclectic mix of world class art galleries, studios, and creative businesses anchoring the west end of Gordon Square Arts District. Multiple musical ensembles performing on four different levels all night only adds to the experience of seeing the array of artwork displayed at the many galleries.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Pencil Riot This Saturday, 10.15, Starting @ 7:30PM

This Saturday, October 15th, that shadowy entity known as The YoyoSyndicate has conspired to bring you 'Pencil Riot—Eat Hot Lead' from 7:30PM to 1:30AM, starting at the Market Avenue Wine Bar and featuring several other fine West 25th Street drinking establishments. Local artists will have sketchbooks in one hand and beer/wine/whiskey in the other. 'We will draw and drink. Interact with other bar patrons and show them just how much talented Cleveland has. We will have a group of some of your favorite Dr. Sketchy Cleveland models to pose for you when you get tired of drawing drunks at the bar. There will be prizes to win and we will drink to our glorious achievements.'

They ask that you bring your own sketchbook and media of choice: 'Keep your setup small and easy to carry. We will be on the move. Bring cash! You don’t want to get left behind while you pay your tab with a credit card. It will be epic. The more that attend, the better the party.'

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Tremont Art Walk Friday, October 14th 6–9PM

Featured shows on this week's Tremont Art Walk, Friday, October 14th 6–9PM include:

Brandt Gallery: Tremont History Project. Storefront owners past and present contribute to an historic exhibit of the Tremont West area, from its earliest phases of development to its industrial heyday and post-industrial modernity. Opening October 14th.

Doubting Thomas Gallery: The Greatest Show on Earth. Artists from various media display work inspired by the circus. An opening reception will be held Oct. 14th from 5 to 10PM. Exhibit continues through Oct. 28th at 856 Jefferson Avenue.

Mastroianni Photography and Arts: How Did I Get Here? Sculptor Ron Knight renders patriotic imagery, military hardware, and staple creature comforts in found materials to comment on the decline of our collective livelihoods. Oct. 14th through Dec. 9th at 2688 W. 14th St.

Kokoon Arts Club featured at Cleveland Public Library

Founded in 1911, the Kokoon Arts Club was a cadre of Cleveland artists emulating the then-controversial European movements of Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism. Though defunct for over 60 years, its romance — along with the ideal of rebirth and renewal — has provided continuous inspiration to area artists. Now a joint exhibition of Kokooners' works, hosted by the Cleveland Public Library and Cleveland Artists Foundation, celebrates this Modern Renaissance. The show not only exhibits some of the most striking pieces by prominent figures like William Sommer and Joseph Jicha, but also provides  historic context. A guided walking tour through the exhibit takes place this Saturday, October 15th, at 11AM. Exhibit continues through December 31st.

Special Collections Department
Third floor of the Main Library
325 Superior Ave.

The Chagrin Documentary Film Festival This Week

The second-annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival runs through Sunday at various locations throughout Chagrin Falls with almost a hundred movies from two dozen countries. Festival director Mary Ann Ponce and a selection committee made up of more than 30 local filmmakers and movie lovers weeded through tons of submissions. Several homegrown films made the cut, and more than a third of the films are making their world premieres.

Download a schedule
or visit the website to learn more.

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Video Fall-Out at ArtsCollinwood @the Bank Bldg.

Video Fall-Out: 22 video installations by 22 artists. Where music and art converge. Oct 7th through Oct 22nd.

Curated by Cynthia Penter and Paul Cusato, the show features work by: Robert Banks, Matt Bartel, Ronnie Cramer, Dana Depew, Lillian Goodwin, Jody Hawk, Jules Hindman, Noah Hrbek, Mark Hughes, Mary Platz Hughes, Pasty Kilne, Zak Long, Jerry Mann, Jeff Morrison, Michelle Murphy, Cynthia Penter, Lauren Sammon, Kevin Shahan, Micheal Sepesy, Daiv Whaley, Adri Wichert and Lizbeth Wolfe.

ArtsCollinwood @ the Bank Bldg.
15619 Waterloo Rd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44110

Hours of Operation:
Friday Oct 14th 6–10PM
Saturday Oct 15th 7–11PM
Sunday Oct 16th 2–5PM
Friday Oct 21st 6–11PM
Saturday Oct 22nd 7–11PM