Friday, March 29, 2013

Participate in the 2013 Waterloo Arts Fest

Want to participate as an art vendor, band or street performer for this year's Waterloo Arts Fest? The Fest takes place on Waterloo Road in the Waterloo Arts District on Cleveland’s east side and drew over 5,000 attendees last year. Learn more about participating in this uniquely Cleveland event...

Collinwood Painted Rain Barrel Project Auction 4.13

Designs by An'Angelia Prather Thompson and Milan Kecman.
The winning designs have been selected and the hand-painted barrels for The Collinwood Painted Rain Barrel Project are done and they really look GREAT. Please consider joining us at Arts Collinwood as they are auctioned, Saturday April 13th at 6PM.

Patron Ticket $50.00
General Admission $25.00

Arts Collinwood
15605 Waterloo Road
Cleveland, OH OH

Tango: 5th Friday Milonga 3.29 8PM

Join KB and Carmen for a 5th Friday Milonga Friday, March 29th with a Tango Lesson between 8 and 8:30pm then Dancing from 8:30 to 11:30pm.
$10 person, or 
$5 w/college ID

BYOB, bring your own wine, water, etc. Light refreshments provided.

All About Dancin' Dance Studio
2115 Freeman Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44113
(A few blocks from West Side Market)
And SAVE-THE-DATE: Friday, April 12th

Special Tango EVENT at LA STRADA
2050 East 4th Street, Cleveland, Ohio
Come for dinner and dancing!
No Cover... FREE!

KB and Carmen: A Tango Romance

Thursday, March 28, 2013

37th Cleveland International Film Festival 4.3–4.14

The 37th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) will take place April 3rd thru April 14, 2013 at Tower City Cinemas at Tower City Center in Downtown Cleveland, OH. For the past 37 years, the CIFF has been the premier film event in Ohio. This year's festival is bigger and getter than ever. With over 178 features and over 164 short films, there's something for everyone.
Tickets are $12.00 for Members and $14.00 for Non-Members.

Nicolas Weis Featured On

Murray Hill Life Drawing Group alumnus Nicolas Weis was featured on the site as they highlight the work of DreamWorks' The Croods crew. Nicolas served as a visual development artist on the film. Nicolas previously worked on How To Train Your Dragon and the upcoming How To Train Your Dragon II, as well as Astro Boy for Imagi Films. Nice work, Nicolas!

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Drink And Draw Social Club Cleveland 3.21, 7–11PM

This Thursday, and every 3rd Thursday, is another meeting of the Drink And Draw Social Club Cleveland at their usual spot, 2nd floor of The Lava Lounge in Tremont. 7–11ish. [Special guest judge: Carol, of Carol and John's Comics.]

The Lava Lounge
Lounge · Bar · Restaurant

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Bird Habitat Lecture at Art House 3.19

Dr. Ana Locci, Biologist and Case Farm Director, will give a presentation about bird habitats, nesting sites, bird and bat house design, desirable types of wood for use in construction, and other helpful hints.

This lecture is a part of a series of free programs offered by Art House in the Spring of 2013. Please RSVP for this event 216.398.8556.

Bird Habitat Lecture
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
FREE and open to the community.

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

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Big Spring at Botanical Gardens 3.23–4.28

BIG SPRING at Cleveland Botanical Gardens kicks off March 23rd and goes thru April 28th. Step into a fantastical world of big fun and supersized surprises where brightly colored flowers tower above you and ladybugs cast a shadow about you. This all new event offers a little something for everyone—from the Ladybug Labyrinth hedge maze and Mad Hatter's Tea Party to a rainbow of colors from 30,000 beautiful blooming bulbs. Tickets and Times

Kicking off the season is the Flower Power Preview Party on Friday, March 22nd.

Friday, March 22nd
6– 8:30PM

Garden Members: $60
Non-members: $75

Wednesday, March 06, 2013

Veterans of Artwalk: Closing, With New Work 3.8

This Friday, March 8th, is the closing reception for Mastroianni Photography and Arts' exhibit featuring portraits of some of the original protagonists of Tremont Artwalk, which honors the Artwalk's 20th anniversary.

Included are portraits of our friends Tim Herron, Jean Brandt and Dana Depew. Featured here: Bernie Sokolowski.

Mastroianni Photography and Arts
2688 W 14th St, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
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Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Brews + Prose, How Cleveland Eats 3.5, 7PM

Join Brews + Prose Tuesday, March 5th when a panel of distinguished food writers will answer the question: How did Cleveland become a food mecca? They'll discuss the history of Cleveland cuisine and food writing and speculate about the future. The event will take place in the Ohio City Room at the Market Garden Brewery, accessible down the stairs beyond the hosts' stand.

The panel consists of: Noelle Celeste of Edible Cleveland, a new quarterly publication focused on celebrating Northeast Ohio’s local food community. With a team of freelance professionals, Edible Cleveland tells stories that honor local heroes and inspire healthier community.

From 1998 to 2008, Elaine Cicora provided award-winning coverage of Cleveland's emerging dining scene from her post as restaurant critic for the alt-weekly Scene. In 2010, Elaine became the Arts Editor for Scene, including their restaurant coverage.

Since 1998, Joe Crea has served as Food and Restaurants Editor for The Plain Dealer. With nearly 30 years of newsroom experience, Crea has served in a similar capacity for the Orange County Register, Florida Times-Union, Daytona Beach News-Journal, and the Toledo Blade.

Laura Taxel reviews restaurants and writes about chefs and winemakers; food, beverage and dining trends; and culinary movers, shakers and innovators for many local and nationally circulating publications. She is the author of Cleveland Ethnic Eats, a bestselling guide to northeast Ohio's most authentic ethnic restaurants and markets. Her new book, Cleveland’s West Side Market: 100 Years & Still Cooking, was published by the University of Akron Press in October, 2012. 

Market Garden Brewery & Distillery
1947 West 25th Street in Ohio City, Cleveland, Ohio 44113
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Cleveland Restaurant Week Returns 3.4–3.16

Smack in the middle of a cold Winter Cleveland Restaurant Week returns! Don't miss out on special prix-fixe meals at most of Cleveland's top restaurants.

Cleveland Restaurant Week

3-Course Dinners for $33+
March 4-16, 2013

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe dinners at 28 participating restaurants.

Friday, March 01, 2013

CMA MIXup Apocalypse 3.1 5–11PM

The Cleveland Museum of Art's MIXup Apocalypse is Friday, March 1st, 5 to 11PM in the Ames Family Atrium.

Celebrate apocalypse-style at the museum with an evening of live electronica, theater, and late night art access, including unlimited admission to the new exhibition, The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection.

The driving electronic beats of headline act, Teengirl Fantasy, V Magazine described as “a blueprint for the future of electronic music.” And see the first performance of 
The Theater Ninjas' series of The Excavation, an interactive theatrical examination of the life, death and resurrection of Pompeii.

Visit the new exhibition and explore the exhibition’s themes throughout the collection until 10PM
Advance tickets recommended. Tickets day of event $16, CMA members $9. Prices include exhibition entry.

Video Fall-Out 2013 @Loren Naji Studio Gallery 3.1

Loren Naji has a GREAT line-up of artists for tonight's Video Fall-Out 2013 show, including Dana Depew, Kasumi, Patsy Kline, Richard Myers and Robert Banks. Check it out...

Dreams of the PAST, Delusions of the PRESENT, Visions of the FUTURE; a show of video installation by 23 artists. Presented by Loren Naji Studio Gallery and Independent Pictures. Videos curated by Cynthia Penter, with additional curating by Loren Naji. Free admission. Opening reception Friday March 1, 2013 from 6PM to midnite. Show will remain up through Friday April 5th, with a closing party/ viewing to take place that night. Invite friends! 
A fabulous night of video art installations.

Loren Naji Studio Gallery
2138 West 25th Street, Cleveland
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