Friday, June 20, 2014

78th St. Studios Third Friday Art Walk 6.20 5–9PM

HEDGE Gallery presents a collective of photographs, dating from 1961 to present, by local artist Daniel Mainzer. The exhibit opens Friday June 20th from 5–9PM in collaboration with the Third Friday event at 78th Street Studios.

78th Street Studios is 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.
1305 W. 80th Street
Cleveland, Ohio 44102

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$5 Fridays at Cain Park: Cellocentric 6.20 7PM

Saturday, June 14, 2014

25 Years of CMA's Parade the Circle 6.14 Noon

A favorite Cleveland family tradition, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle returns for the 25th year on Saturday, June 14 at noon. This annual art parade will fill Wade Oval with lively sounds and colors, featuring innovative costumes, giant puppets and handmade masks created by international and national artists as well as Greater Cleveland artists, families, schools and community groups. This year’s theme, Recologia Desigual, Never Odd or Even, celebrates the inspiration of creativity, global awareness and community spirit in three cities: Cleveland, San Francisco, California and Ibiza, Spain.

Parade the Circle begins at noon from the Cleveland Museum of Art and proceeds in a counter-clockwise direction around Wade Oval until it spills into the Oval in front of the art museum. From 11AM–4PM, everyone is invited to participate in many hands-on activities offered by local organizations in Circle Village, presented by University Circle Inc. FREE admission to the Parade or to Circle Village.

pARTy on the Square 6.14

After this Saturday's Parade the Circle head over to the pARTy on the Square in the Gordon Square Arts District. There will be shuttles available to get you around town. Be sure to visit Art House, Inc. in Matt Zone's office for mask making. Inside on the corner of W. 65th and Detroit, look for the painted windows.

Monday, June 09, 2014

2014 Wade Oval Wednesdays Schedule

Wade Oval Wednesdays, Cleveland's Signature Summer Concert Series, is back. Enjoy a FREE concert each Wednesday night in Wade Oval from 6–9PM in the heart of University Circle. June 11th thru August 27th, 2014. Movies start at 9PM on select nights.

WOW! Schedule:

June 11. Coast to Coast – Motown/R&B/Dance Music

June 18. No Name Band – 60’s, 70’s and Beyond

June 25. Mary’s Lane – Irish Americana

July 2. Carlos Jones and the PLUS Band - Reggae

July 9. Nick Tolford & Company - Rock & Roll Soul Band
Movie Night: Frozen

July 16. After Thought & The Nu Soul Band – Dance/Party Music

July 23. Jah Messenger Reggae Band - Reggae

July 30. Son Gitano
 – Latin/Salsa/Rumba

August 6. Red Light Roxy
 – Swing/ Big Band

August 13. The Cleveland Bluegrass Orchestra
 – Classical Blue Grass and fun Classical Music by members of the Cleveland Orchestra.
Movie Night: Draft Day (Subject to change)

August 20. Wild Horses
 – Rock & Roll Dance Music

August 27. Hey Mavis
 – Appalachian Americana

Beat the traffic and forget about parking! Visitors are encouraged to take public transportation to University Circle. The neighborhood is accessible by GCRTA's HealthLine, Red line, and eight (8) bus lines. For more information, click here. 

For a map of available parking in University Circle, click here.

Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Authentic Venetian Style Carnivale 6.6–6.8

Join Little Italy Cleveland for an Authentic Venetian Style Carnivale! Enjoy Food, Music local Art and more!


Friday, June 6th 12–9PM
Saturday, June 7th
Sunday, June 8th

Art Walk Weekend Events and Specials:

Little Italy Visitors Center, 12010 Mayfield Road, purchase Chinese Raffle tickets at the visitor’s center and walk the galleries, restaurants, and shops to enter to win. Pick up your walking map guide to all of the event specials for the weekend.

Serafino Gallery, 11917 Mayfield Rd, fashion show Sat 7PM, trunk show Friday & Saturday, henna tattoos, face painting.

David Schwartz Photography, 2025 Random Rd, presents Pics On Route 66's brand new collection of wood panel collages "Images of Americana along Route 66". Plus 15% off all "Pics On Route 66" and "Romantic Images of Wade Lagoon" matted prints.

Tara Seibel Art Gallery, 12107 Mayfield Rd, live painting demonstration "Venice Scene" on canvas Saturday 6:30 - 8:30PM. Serving non-alcoholic "Venetian Spritz" beverage.

La Bella Vita, 2013 Murray Hill Rd, will be unveiling all the "Treasures of Tuscany" featuring over 17 artisan works direct off our container to our customer; over 1000 pieces of great ceramics, glass, linens, soaps, candles and even Italian CD's!

La Barberia Salon, 12115 Mayfield Rd, will have deep discounts on professional haircare products and some services- call for details 216.231.7474. La Barberia Institute of Hair, 12117 Mayfield Rd, will offer free haircuts, hot shaves & facials Friday & Saturday from 9-5PM.

Vino Veritas, 12204 Mayfield Rd, 1/2 off Vino Veritas Wine and Venetian Pizza. Noon-6PM Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Phil Turk singing outside Friday at 8PM.

Fuel Coffee Bar, 12209 Mayfield Rd, live music at Fuel. Rob Duskey & Friends are playing on Saturday from 1–3:30PM. We're showing a movie Saturday evening. We're almost finalized with Antoinette Tredanary the "Italian Songbird" for Friday evening at 7PM.

Corbo's Bakery, 12210 Mayfield Rd, Venetian 7 Layer Cookies 2.00 off per lb.

Galeria Quetzal, 12400 Mayfield Rd, WACKY WALL ART EXHIBIT! Climbing 4.5 foot lizard, cactus/coyote mirror, Mexican tile mirrors, puzzle lamps, bright Haitian paintings, textile wall hangings from Peru and Haiti, Huichol yarn paintings, Molas from Panama, Bark Paintings from Mexico plus Moravian Star Lamps.

Tre Sorelle, 12403 Mayfield Rd, Summer Kick-off sale! 20% off STOREWIDE and all accessories buy one get one half off.

Pennello Gallery, 12407 Mayfield Rd, all Kakadu 20% discount. New work by Canadian painters Judy Sherman and Eva Folkes and a new summer collection jewelry trunk show by Linda O. Authentic Venetian Carnivale masks for sale! Artists reception Saturday, June 7 from 6–9PM with live music and refreshments.

Topsi Turvi, 12412 Mayfield Rd, Karen Bynum Meet and Greet on Saturday from 1–4PM. Huge selection of Italia Soccer and Italian merchandise.

Little Italy Wines, 12414 Mayfield Rd, will be doing tastings all three days of the Venetian Carnival Artwalk. Mandolin player, Joseph Abate, in front of the store from Sat. 1–4PM.

Primo Vino, 12511 Mayfield Rd, special Venetian Dishes: Risotto Con Funghi, Frittata Con Finocchio.

The Verne Gallery, 2207 Murray Hill Rd, will be featuring Recent Acquisitions from Japan. Prints and paintings on loan to the MetropolitanMuseum in New York, The Cleveland Museum of Art,and the Fogg at Harvard. Gallery Hours 11-5 Tuesday through Saturday.

Club Isabella, 2175 Cornell Rd, will provide a glass of wine with each entrée.

Tricia Kaman Art Studio and Gallery, 2026 Murray Hill Rd, celebrating her 25th Anniversary in the school house with 25% off all original oil paintings! Come meet Tricia Friday night for a “Meet the Artist” reception from 5-9 PM. There will be food, drink and lively conversation. We’ll be selling decorated Venetian masks as well as hosting members of the Murray Hill drawing group, who will be demonstrating plein-air drawing in and around the schoolhouse!

Janet Century Photography, 2026 Murray Hill Rd, check out the latest in Janet's fine art note cards.

Juma Gallery, 2026 Murray Hill Rd, will be featuring Cleveland's own Mark Spisak's paintings. Experience the Cleveland's urban landscape through the eyes of an artist who sees the city in a different light. Soft color pallet of gauche paint is used on paper.

Bolt & Spool, 2026 Murray Hill Rd, folks will be able to decorate their own Venetian carnival mask or buy one already decorated with feathers and bling for $5 each. Offer good while supplies last on the front porch of the Old School House (weather permitting) or inside in the schoolhouse hallway if it's raining.

Saturday: Underworld Blues Band, 4-6 Blues, Jazz & Rock. Cleveland Sextet, 4-6 different locations around Murray Hill and Mayfield.
Sunday Afternoon: Ecco La Primavera: Songs and Tunes to Celebrate Spring, 1:30PM at the Holy Rosary Church. Less Ensemble Jazz, 2–4PM.

MIX: Fête at CMA 6.6, 5–9PM

Join the Cleveland Museum of Art for a festive celebration of summer à la Française. Toast the sunshine and warming temperatures with tastings of French and American wine outside on our terraces, experience the eclectic entertainment of neo-vaudeville troupe Pinch and Squeal, and groove to the French-pop beats of DJ Dongo. Plus, enjoy gallery tours throughout the evening exploring wine in the collection as well as French masterworks.

Sip a cocktail, meet your friends, and embrace your joie de vivre!

Friday, June 6, 2014, 5–9PM
Tickets $8, $10 day of event; CMA members FREE.

MIX at CMA is for adults 18 and over.

PechaKucha Night Cleveland 22 6.5, 8–10:30PM

On Thursday, June 5th, PechaKucha Night Cleveland will be partnering with Flats East Bank for the second PKN event in 2014! Presenters include Hilary D. Gent of HEDGE Gallery and Maureen Ryan of Urban Sketchers Cleveland.

The Flats East Bank development offers the one-of-a-kind opportunity to rebuild a neighborhood from scratch-in the heart of a historically significant, urban waterfront destination. So close to the water that you can reach out and touch it, Flats East Bank is minutes from Cleveland’s first-class cultural, sports and entertainment offerings. PKN will be presented on the deck between the Ernst & Young Tower lobby and the Aloft Hotel, affording the audience an incredible view to the lake and beyond.

The doors and bars will open at 7PM and presentations will begin promptly at 8:20PM. You're
 encouraged to show up a bit early and enjoy a beverage and some conversation before the presentations get started, ensuring you a place to park and a seat. Be sure to explore the grounds of the building and take in the amazing view!

As usual, PechaKucha Night Cleveland is FREE and open to the public. In case of rain, PKN will be presented inside the Ernst & Young Tower lobby.

Thurs. June 5th, 8–10:30PM

Flats East Bank
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

Kent Folk Festival Thu 6.5–Sat 6.14

Della Mae
The former Kent State Folk Festival, now the Kent Folk Festival, it’s entirely under the management of the Western Reserve Folk Arts Association, the nonprofit group that runs the Kent Stage.

This year’s festival will take place at the Kent Stage June 5-14, with an event there every evening. While a few holes remain, the wide-ranging lineup already includes new female bluegrass quintet Della Mae (pictured, Thu 6/5); alt-country band The Mavericks  (Fri 6/6); bluegrass legend Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys (Sat 6/7); old folkie John Sebastian (Sun 6/8); young roots music bands Cabinet and Driftwood (Mon 6/9); Americana band the Black Lillies (Wed 6/11); singer-songwriters David Wilcox and Seth Glier (Thu 6/12); and veteran folkies Livingston Taylor and Cheryl Wheeler (Sat 6/14). On Fri 6/13, there’ll be a multi-act bill of regional artists, still being put together.

Stay tuned for announcements of additional acts.