A survivor of the Texas punk scene, the fabulous Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys—along with Amy Cook—play The BeachlandBallroomSunday,Apr6that8PM.Don't miss your chance to see this living legend!
The Third Friday art walk is this Friday, at the 78th Street Studios, the largest art and design complex in Northeast Ohio, filled with over 40 retail galleries, artist studios, design showrooms, and other creative spaces under one roof. Every third Friday the 78th Street Studio tenants open their doors to the public for a free art walk from 5–9PM. Make sure to stop by the Eileen Dorsey Studio in Suite 105, to see some recent paintings.
Friday, March 21st the 21sth Booker T. Cleveland Society for the Learned will be meeting on Coventry in Cleveland Heights' La Cave du Vin! A wine bar, yes, but also rated 25th Best Beer Bar in the World. Remember: Bring friends AND No Book, No admission! Cheers!
This Thursday, join the Rust Belt Monster Collective crew, and others, forthe next Drink and Draw Social Clubat the usual spot, the 2nd floor of The Lava Lounge in Tremont. From 7–11ish. No models; just food, booze and inspiration...
Dr Sketchy Cleveland present Nika tonight! New doctors Tim Switalski, Janie Walland and Ashley Ribblett continue their bloodless coup d'état in the Tavern of the Beachland Ballroom.Doors open at 7:30 and the model takes the stage 8PM. $10 gets you in the door.
The Cleveland Institute of Music's New Music Ensemble, directed by Keith Fitch, returns to MOCA to present Suddenly It's Evening, featuring music inspired by the act of "giving up the ghost." The program features Madrigals, Books II & III by George Crumb,Suddenly It's Evening by Donald Erb and Cortege by Harrison Birtwistle. Each work reflects on the composers' experiences with death, providing a fitting counterpoint to MOCA's exhibition Dirge. MOCA's galleries and its Gund Commons will be transformed into dynamic performance spaces, creating a dialogue between art, architecture and music.
A pre-concert reception begins at 7:30PM; the concert starts at 8PM.
38th Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF)takes place this March 19 through March 30, 2014.Tower City Cinemas at Tower City Center in Downtown Cleveland, Ohio. For the past 38 years, the CIFF has been the premier film event in Ohio. Today the CIFF presents a full survey of contemporary international and American film. Not to be missed!
TheArtists Archives of the Western Reserve (AAWR) announces our annual members’ exhibition, the Spring Members’ Show, which will be on display in the AAWR gallery from March 20 through May 9, 2014.The public is invited to attend the free art exhibition as well as the Opening Reception which will be on Thursday, March 20th from 5–8PM.
Celebrate the new exhibition Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum with lessons in Manga drawing, a performance by Sho-Jo-Ji Japanese Dancers, Ikebana flower arranging demonstrations, and special tours of the exhibition. Sip a cocktail, discover traditional and contemporary elements of Japanese culture and explore this stunning exhibition, exclusive to Cleveland.
Your MIX ticket grants free access to Remaking Tradition: Modern Art of Japan from the Tokyo National Museum, featuring masterpieces of Japanese Modern art from the late nineteenth to the twentieth centuries. The works illustrate a confluence of traditional Japanese arts with Western concepts and techniques, including six Important Cultural Properties of Japan designated by the Japanese government – some of which have never been seen outside of Japan.