Have teenagers and want to seem cool? Bring them to Genghis Con! Don't have kids but want to BE cool? Come to Genghis Con!NEXTSunday,2–7PM,onCleveland'sWestSide(Yes.There is one! ha ha)13000AthensAve.inLakewood.Checkoutthesmallpressandundergroundcomicsshowandmeetsomeofmytalentedfriendsthere;Ashley Ribblett, Clare Kolat, Angela Oster and James Giar.
CAN Journal Winter 2014–2015 Launch Party at Artists Archives Friday, November 21 6–8PM
ThisFriday,November21sttheArtists ArchivesoftheWestern Reserve will be hosting the CAN Journal Winter Launch Party with their neighbors The Sculpture Center and the Davis Sculpture Foundation from 6–8PM. Be among the first to see the winter issue and take copies of the magazine back to your friends, patrons, and visitors.
Have some drinks, light munchies, and enjoy networking withdirectorsandrepresentativesfromvariousNortheastOhiovisualartorganizations.
The State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg is one of the largest and oldest museums in the world holding over 3 million treasures and boasting more curators than any other art institution. To mark the momentousoccasion of its 250thanniversary the museumopened its doors for thefilming of HermitageRevealed;acinematiceventthat is a must-see for all fans of art,architectureandthecultureandhistoryofRussia. Cedar Lee Sun., Nov. 23rd 11AM and Tues, Nov. 25th at 7PM.
From the Summer of 2012 and Winter 2014 photographer Jennie Jones and assistant Stuart Pearl caught the everyday happenings of the Museum of Art as it's long expansion project came to an end. The book also features images by staff and freelance photographers. Meet Jennie at a members-only book signing, Members Appreciation Weekend, Saturday, Dec. 6th and Sunday, Dec. 7th, 3:30–5PM.
The Morgan Papermaking Conservatory's annual Kozo Harvest Weekend has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 22nd and Sunday, November 23rd. Volunteers, papermakers, interns, board members and staff join forces to harvest our garden and prepare for a winter of papermaking. This event is open to people of all age levels, and families are encouraged to come together.
This FREE event is an opportunity for you to: • Help harvest one of the largest kozo groves in the United States • Learn about the Eastern papermaking process through hands on experience • Steam, strip, and scrape kozo bark using traditional Eastern methods
When: Saturday, November 22nd, 10AM–5PM and Sunday, November 23rd, 11AM–5PM
Where: The Morgan Art of Papermaking Conservatory and Educational Foundation, 1754 East 47th Street, Cleveland, OH 44103
Parking: There's a small lot on East 47th in front of their building and street parking is available.
The Cleveland Institute of Music is honored to be hosting a delegation from the prestigious and historic Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest. You are invited to join a collaborative exchange of musical expression and ideas.
This new series, showcasing the unique partnership between both institutions, will include two lively concerts, masterclasses and a symposium. The Piano Masterworks of Great Hungarian Composersconcert offers a program of Liszt, Bartók and Dubrovay performed by student artists from both CIM and the Franz Liszt Academy. The Liszt Reflectionsconcert presents a night of Liszt and Liszt-inspired new works by student composers performed by students from both institutions.
The Archives Speak: Insights and Images of Ohio Artists Sat., November 15, 2014 7PM.
Please join TheArtistsArchivesoftheWesternReserveSaturday,November15thtohelpcelebrate the book launch and signing of their landmark publication, The Archives Speak, which is the definitive information source guide for our 62 Archived Artists. The book contains the Archived Artists’ portraits, biographical information, career information, and examples of their artwork. A number of Archived Artists will be present during the book signing to sign books and answer questions. Along with the book launch and signing, art from the book and the featured Archived Artists will be shown in The Archives Speak exhibition in our gallery through Friday, December 12.
The inaugural launch of Satellite Gallery was last Friday and by all accounts it was fabulous: "With our crew of 'artstronauts', Captain Loren Naji and co-pilot Grace Wen brings you art from the far reachesofthe universe." Satellite Gallerywill now haveregularhoursonFri.,5 – 9PM, and SaturdayandSunday12 – 5PM. 442 E 156th St Cleveland, Ohio 216.621.6644
BRUNO CASIANO GALLERY presents A Christmas Art Show, November 14th –December 31st.
This show features local artists from the Greater Cleveland area and art ranging from paintings, sculptures, prints and photography, Located in the Gordon Square Arts District at 5304 Detroit Ave., the gallery is known for its distinctive look, having once been a Speakeasy. Look for the Red Bike! If you would like more information about this event or to schedule an later appointment to view the show call Bruno Casiano at 216.346.6562 or email firstname.lastname@example.org Opening reception: November 14th 6–10PM Show runs thru Dec. 31st Bruno Casiano Gallery 5304 Detroit Ave. Cleveland, OH 44102
Brews + Prose returns to Market Garden BreweryTuesday, November 11, 7PM. Join us to hear Kevin P. Keating and Thrity Umrigar. Readings take place in the Ohio City Room(downstairs). Books will be for sale at the event courtesy of Mac's Backs, and we continue to offer what we think is the best literary deal in town: buy a book and get a free beer. As always, we recommend that those of you who would like to eat before the event make reservations or arrive early.
More about this month's authors:
After working as a boilermaker in the steel mills in Cleveland and Chicago, Kevin P. Keating became an instructor of English and began teaching at Baldwin Wallace University and Lorain County Community College.The Natural Order of Things, his first full-length novel, was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes/First Fiction Award. The novel garnered starred reviews from Publishers Weekly and Booklist and praise from Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert Olen Butler. His second novel, The Captive Condition, is scheduled for release as a Pantheon hardcover in July 2015.
Thrity Umrigar is the bestselling author of a memoir and six novels, including The Space Between Us, The World We Found and the recent The Story Hour. She is the winner of the Nieman Fellowship to Harvard, the Cleveland Arts Prize and the Lambda Literary Award. A former journalist, she has written for the Boston Globe, the Washington Post and the Huffington Post, among other publications. She is currently a professor of English at Case Western Reserve University.
NOCA's (Northeast Ohio Communications Advocates)Second Annual Cleveland Commercial Photography Exhibit is now safely ensconced at Grumpy's Café in Tremont. Filling their entire back room with some of the best work that Cleveland area photographers have to offer, the show will be up til December 7th.
This weekend, one of N.E. Ohio'smostrespected artists and gallerists makes along-awaitedreturnasa curator.OpeningFriday,Nov.7,6–9PM,DanaDepew'slatestincarnationof19,a group exhibition at RedSpaceinside Hotcards' World Headquarters, features an all-star roster of the area's robust talent in the visual arts.
The 19 participating artists include: Tom Bartel, Lissa Bockrath, Jeffry Chiplis, Ron Copeland, Matthew Dibble, Scott Goss, Brandon Juhasz, Mark Keffer, Michael Loderstedt, Doug Meyer, Jason K. Milburn, Dana Oldfather, Jenniffer Omaitz, Edward Raffel, Eric Rippert, Dan Tranberg, Mark Slankard, Grace Summanen and Laila Voss.
"The selected artists have the freedom to exhibit any work they feel comfortable with," adds Depew. "I usually do not know what each artist is going to exhibit until they drop off their work prior to the opening. With such a large grouping of artists in various mediums, the challenge is to make it all fit aesthetically with the intent of creating a cohesive and balanced exhibition."
The show is free and open to the public.
Opening reception Friday, Nov. 7, 6–9PM,Red Space Gallery, 2400 Superior Ave.