Friday, October 30, 2015

Dia de Muertos @ Gordon Square 10.31

Don't miss the opportunity to celebrate your ancestors this Saturday, October 31st, 2015, at Dia de Muertos Ohio's 11th Annual Celebration at Cleveland Public Theater Campus and Parish Hall in the Gordon Square Neighborhood.

Cleveland Public Theatre Campus
6205 Detroit Ave.

Be sure to catch the 3:30PM parade and stay after for the dance performances.

Lucha Libre @ Good Goat Gallery 10.16 – 11.28

Lucha Libre Meets the Dead, which opened October 16th at Good Goat gallery and will run until Nov. 28th.

Come experience an explosion of the rich and colorful Mexican culture. What is Lucha Libre and Dia de los Muertos? Come and see for yourself.

Featured artists are Ana Luisa Sanchez and A. Nancy Cintron and 
includes :
Alexandra Soury (France)
Domenico Scalisi (Italy)
Keely Reichman (California)
Lisa Snellings (California)
Mike Bell (New Jersey)
Angela Oster (Cleveland)
Anomaly S. Smith (Cleveland)
Chad Cochran (Cleveland)
Dante Rodriguez (Cleveland)
Ivan Rage (Cleveland)
Jeff Ritchie (Cleveland)
Oliver App (Cleveland)
Patti Luna (Cleveland)
Raven Toney (Cleveland)
Sean Kelly (Cleveland)

and more…

The Good Goat Gallery
17012 Madison Ave, Lakewood, Ohio 44107

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Gordon Square Fall Fest Sat. 10.17, 4PM-Midnight

Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, in partnership with Cleveland Public Theatre and Cuyahoga Arts and Culture, introduces the free Gordon Square Fall Fest, which takes place from 4PM-Midnight 10.17 at the intersection of W. 65th and Detroit Ave.

During Gordon Square Fall Fest, which this year is being called “Test Flight,” Cleveland Public Theatre will present a ticketed performance of White Rabbit, Red Rabbit, while the Capitol Theatre hosts a film festival called 12 Hours of Terror and Near West Theatre presents free cabaret shows featuring a series of musical acts.

The Gordon Square area will be teeming with a diverse range of music and performances taking place in retail shops and vacant storefronts. One of the creators behind the Gordon Square Arts District is James Levin, who spearheaded the inaugural FireFish Festival last month to help reinvigorate downtown Lorain with a similar nook-and-cranny arts approach.

Friday, October 09, 2015

6th Annual WCF Scrabble Tournament 11.21

6th Annual Scrabble Tournament hosted by Vikki Nowak & Todd Webster.
Saturday, November 21, 2015, BottleHouse Brewery in Cleveland Heights.
The Waiting Child Fund has one fundamental goal: to find a permanent family for children who experience foster care.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Triple Lindy at BAYarts 10.9

Three titans of cartooning—grizzled comic book veteran Rev. Jim Giar, pencil pushing dinosaur fighter, Randy Crider,  and drawing powerhouse and secret masked vigilante, Ryan Finleycombine forces to teach at BAYArts and on October 9th, they join forces for Triple Lindy, an exhibition of current individual and collaborative works guaranteed to delight and amaze fans of comic books, movies, and nerd culture.

Friday, Oct. 9th 7–9PM
28795 Lake Rd, Bay Village, Ohio 44140

Thursday, October 01, 2015

Dana Oldfather 'Solf Armor' at Bonfoey 10.2

The Bonfoey Gallery presents Dana Oldfather's Solf Armor.

Opening Reception with the artist: 
Friday, October 2nd, 5–8PM.

Show runs through November 1, 2015.

Morgan Conservatory's 8th Annual Benefit 10.3

Morgan Conservatory's 8th annual benefit and silent auction is THIS Saturday. You don't want to miss Rock Paper Scissors: Get Your Mojo Movin' At The Morgan! The entire space will be available for dancing, partying, eating and more!

Distinguished couture designer, Joan Yellen Horvitz will feature timeless 
paper fashions, up for auction! She describes her designs as functional and easy to wear, well-proportioned soft and understated with easy curves.

Also featured in the auction are a dress created by Morgan Conservatory's Artist in Residence, Aimee Lee, a fabulous kimono by international designer Julie McLaughlin, unique jewelry by Debra Rosen, along with fashion-forward designs by students of Virginia Marti College.

Other items on auction will include works in traditional art forms that have been created for this event on handmade Morgan paper, vintage works donated by local art collectors, a variety of art collectibles and entertainment, sporting and dining packages. Buy It Now opportunities will be available for those who just have to have that special item.

Tickets are available here.

IngenuityFest 2015 10.2–10.4

IngenuityFest 2015 is back the first weekend of October in downtown Cleveland. Discover and engage with installations, eat, enjoy musical & new media performances, hang and interact in our villages, shop from local vendors, connect and more at Cleveland's premiere festival of creativity, innovation, art and technology. This year located at Cleveland's Lakefront; utilizing NorthCoast Harbor from Voinovich Park to the Great Lakes Science Center. 

Friday: 5PM–1AM
Saturday: 12PM–1AM
Sunday: 12–5PM

CMA MIX: Cultura 10.2, 5–9PM

Savor Italy’s vibrant artistic culture as CMA explore Italian masterworks in the collection from ancient Rome to the Renaissance as well as contemporary Italian cultura with Italiani a Cleveland, The Honorary Consulate of Italy in Cleveland, and the Northern Ohio Italian American Foundation. The event will also feature a pop-up restaurant by Provenance in the atrium.

MIX: Cultura 
Friday, Oct. 2, 2015

Advance tickets, $8; day of event, $10; CMA members FREE.
Cash bar. Food available for purchase in the museum’s restaurant and cafĂ©.

Mystery Man at Bop Stop 10.2 9–11PM

Enter the astonishingly fresh, provocative and edgy world of “Perceptionist” Mark ZustFor more than four decades Mark has combined sleight of hand with suggestion, psychology and stage craft to create a world without boundaries. He's baffled CEOs and celebrities, boggling minds throughout the US, Europe and Asia.

“We are all wizards….we’ve just forgotten,” says Mark. For one night only, sit back and discover a world Harry Potter would marvel at. Can minds really be read? Is gravity just an illusion? You’ll never look at your world in quite the same way again

BOP STOP at The Music Settlement
2920 Detroit Ave, Cleve., OH 44113

Monsters from Space! @Satellite Gallery 10.2

Captain Loren Naji presents Monsters from Space: Haunted Alien Invasion at Satellite Gallery
Get ready for some Halloween fun! Space monsters will invade Satellite Gallery for the month of October! 

Help Captain Loren Naji, Co-pilot Grace Wen, and our current crew of artstronauts (Falcon Eddie Cummins, Gguel Jefe, Tina Ripley, Grace Summanen, Grace Wen, Linda Zolten Wood, and more) contain and study these wild creatures of the imagination! Swing by during the first Friday Walk All Over Waterloo (October 2, 6PM to 9PM), as Satellite and a slew of other galleries will open their doors for curious art gazers and monster hunters. There will be plenty of free spaces to dock your vehicle along Waterloo as you bounce along the colony of Collinwood, observing the wild and crazy art from the far reaches of the universe!

Monsters from Space! Haunted Alien Invasion at Satellite Gallery
Opens: Friday Oct. 2, 6 – 9PM
442 East 156th Street
Cleveland, OH 44110

Regular hours: Friday 5 – 9pm, Sat. and Sun. 12 – 5PM