Tuesday, July 31, 2012

15th Annual Cinema at the Square Starts 8.2

This summer the Palace Theatre’s famous screen (a 20 foot-high by 47 foot-wide super Hurly-Glo projection screen) will feature 13 film favorites as The Fifteenth Annual Cinema at the Square Series returns to the Palace Theatre at PlayhouseSquare August 2–19.

Moviegoers will be treated to pre-show organ recitals on a restored 1927 Kimball organ that contains 17 sets of pipes, a xylophone, Glockenspiel, a complete set of drums and many cymbals. The organ, donated to PlayhouseSquare in 1975, was painstakingly restored by volunteers and is the perfect complement to your evening at Cinema at the Square!

All tickets for Cinema at the Square are only $5 each or save 50% on tickets when you purchase a FlixTIX pass, 6 vouchers for $15. Vouchers can be used in any combination and at any movie.

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Ride a Bike and SAVE! Ride down to any screening and park your bike indoors for FREE in our designated bike zone just across from the Ticket Office in the State Theatre lobby and receive a $2 off discount for tickets to any film!

Monday, July 30, 2012

Drawing I offered @ Lakeland Community College 8.27

Kirtland's Lakeland Community College Fall Semester begins August 27th. On Monday and Wednesday nights from 6:30–9:10PM Art Drawing I, a three credit hour class, is offered. Stressing observational drawing, experimentation with various media, how to plan and design a page, and a touch of perspective and figure drawing it's the foundation to all other drawing, painting and visual communication. The class is no larger than 15 people of all ages and backgrounds. It is a good place to start. Deb Steytler, adjunct faculty, has taught at Lakeland for over 12 years, and has the practice of figure and landscape drawing and painting. She looks forward to meeting you!

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Tri-C Portrait Drawing & Painting Classes Begins 8.27

Xin Xin Liu 'Portrait of Grandmother'
Beginning Monday, August 27th take advantage of a wonderful opportunity to draw and paint portraits from live models! All facets of portraiture are explored. The class meets on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, 1–2:50PM. This is a 3 credit semester course and is offered only once-per-year. Questions? Email Sharlene Green or call 216.987.5056.

Portrait Drawing & Painting Classes 
Fall Semester, 2012
Cuy. Community College West Campus
Art 2080, CRN 80870

Monday, July 23, 2012

Art House: Sippin' in the Studio, Thurs. 7.26

Embellished Serving Bowl Set
Handbuilding with Gina DeSantis
Thursday, July 26th 7–9PM
$50.00 (incl. clay, glazes, firing and wine)

Learn new handbuilding skills while you create a set of ceramic serving bowls. Using templates, create interesting surface designs and glaze them on the spot! Your pieces will be clear-coated and fired in a kiln for pick up at a later date.

Art House's series of night classes for adults, Sippin' in the Studio offers high quality art instruction in a relaxed and creative environment. A great class for a fun date or girls' night out, no prior art experience required! Each class has a theme with all supplies are included. Class includes two glasses of wine (white or
red), materials and a ton of creative fun! Register

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Holden Arboretum's Garden Series Tuesdays thru 8.14

Holden Arboretum's summer concert series returns, showcasing local musicians performing in their beautiful gardens, which feature more than 120,000 plants and flowers. Bring a blanket and a picnic supper and enjoy a relaxing evening.

Every Tuesday through August 14th, all concerts start at 6:30PM and are FREE and open to the public. In the event of rain, these concerts will be held in the Corning Visitor Center. For a complete schedule, visit the Holden Arboretum's website.

July 24 folk jazz from Mike Uva and the Bad Eyes

July 31 CLE Institute of Music concert featuring the Edgewater Brass Quintet

Aug. 7 
CLE Institute of Music featuring Classical Revolution

Aug. 14 
CLE Institute of Music featuring JinJoo Cho and Hyun Soo Kim

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

'Art Teachers: Rediscovered' @78th St. Studios 7.20

During this week's Third Fridays event at 78th Street Studios don't miss Art Teachers: Rediscovered, a group exhibition of laid-off art teachers and their supporters who found inspiration through crisis. Find more details here, and be sure to support those who have given so much to enrich the lives of this city's youth. 

smARTspace at 78th St., Suite 116
One night only Friday, July 20th
Opening is from 5–9PM.

78th Street Studios is located between W. 78th and W. 80th Streets just north of Lake Avenue in Cleveland, OH.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Dr. Sketchy: Youth and Three Beauties at CMA 7.20

Dr. Sketchy Cleveland celebrates Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties at this happy hour event. Check out the exhibition, then enjoy a cocktail as you try your hand at live life-drawing from Dr Sketchy Cleveland, with models and poses inspired by the exhibition. Music by Adam Ritenauer. Twenties dress-up optional but encouraged! Drinks and food will be available for purchase throughout the night. Starts 6:30PM sharp. 

The museum has asked that there be no charcoal at the event, so lets keep it to markers, pens, pencils, and possibly pastels.

Cleveland Museum of Art's Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties. This comprehensive exhibition examines American art from the end of the Great War to the Great Depression with a focus on the evolving concept of the human form. Adult admission is $15. The exhibit is open through September 16 at 11150 East Blvd.

Sunday, July 15, 2012

Stuart Pearl Photos at the Meyer Center 7.20

Check out the new  summer photography show featuring the work of Stuart Pearl at the Meyer Center in the Geauga Park District. Enjoy a pleasant evening stroll in a beautiful Metropark, an exhibit of contemporary photos and some light refreshments at the opening this Friday, July 20th from 7– 9PM in the Meyer Centerlocated at 9160 Robinson Rd., Chardon Township. 

Friday, July 13, 2012

10th Annual Taste of Tremont 7.15 Noon–8PM

Taste of Tremont is celebrating its 10th anniversary! A showcase event for the historic Tremont neighborhood, this year’s event is scheduled for Sunday July 15th from Noon until 8PM.

Last year, there were over over 20,000 visitors to the neighborhood. Taste has a regional draw with visitors from throughout Ohio and neighboring states. Over 50 restaurants, galleries, artists and other Tremont businesses participated, offering fine food, beer, wine and art along Professor Avenue, the commercial heart of the neighborhood.

Visit www.tasteoftremont.com for more information including parking and transportation, times, vendors, etc.

Cain Park Arts Festival 7.13–7.15

For more than 30 years, the Cain Park Arts Festival has showcased work from artists from around the country. This year, the festival will feature more than 150 artists from as far away as California, New Mexico, Vermont and Georgia.

While the arts festival is FREE there will be a wine tasting Friday night from 6–7:15PM that costs $10. NOTE: because of limited space and crowded pathways, no courtesy vehicles will be in operation during the Arts Festival. No pets, bicycles, rollerblades or skateboards will be admitted.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Fanciful Fantastique: July 13th, 6PM @Aperture

Part of this month's Tremont Art Walk, Fanciful Fantastique: New Work and Other Edens, features the sculptures and works on paper of Cleveland artists Jordan Elise Perme & Adrienne Slane. Inspired by the fantastic and ephemeral quality of curiosity cabinets, the two artists offer their own fantastic and curious creations that could exist in other versions of Eden.
Aperture. A Photography and Variety Store
2541 Scranton Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Last Days of Nature Show/Stuart Pearl Photos 7.20

LAST DAYS to see the Murray Hill Landscape Show at the Meyer Center in the Geauga Park District. ALSO, check out the new show featuring the talented Stuart Pearl, currently in the Butler Institute Nat'l Juried Show. Artist's Reception is Friday, July 20th from 7–9PM.

Monday, July 02, 2012

Booker T. Cleveland Society for the Learned 7.13

The Booker T. Cleveland Society for the Learned strives to unite people through books. Inspired by the Book Club in Paris, the rules are simple: Bring a book that you have already read, and be prepared to swap it with another member of the society.

Friday, July 13th at 6:30PM, join us for a fun night of conversation, drinking and new friends.


Renaissance Cleveland Hotel
24 Public Square, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
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Lost State of Franklin @Akron Art Museum 7.12

On Thursday, July 12th at 6:30PM enjoy live Rockabilly music from Lost State of Franklin at Downtown@Dusk. In addition to the concert, patrons can enjoy ArtCamp@Dusk, 6:30–8:30PM where children from 7 to 12 can enjoy hands-on art activities in the museum’s classroom (Each session is free for members and $5 for non-members) and ArtTalk@Dusk, 7:30 – 8PM, Inspirations & Artwork by recycled material artist Michelle Stitzlein.

Enjoy tasty treats from the museum’s cafĂ© and quench your thirst with a latte or an imported beer outside under the museum’s terrace. Stop inside and browse the gift shop. Galleries are open until 9PM with paid gallery admission. Parking is free after 6PM in the city deck adjacent to the library.

Lost State of Franklin
Thursday, July 12th, 2012 6:30PM
Akron Art Museum Thursday Concerts
One South High Akron
Akron, OH