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SPACES Doles Out More Emergency Relief to Cuyahoga County Artists

The Satellite Fund Emergency Relief Program from SPACES has doled out a second round of financial relief grants to 66 local artists in a...

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Abattoir Gallery Breathes Life Into the Mundane Featuring the Latest Works by Shawn Powell and Lauren Yeager

“I used to think it would be hard to find somewhere outside of the two coastal poles of New York or L.A. with such...

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Cleveland Arts Prize Executive Director Steps Down After 7 Years at the Helm

The trustees of Cleveland Arts Prize just announced that Executive Director Alenka Banco will step down from the organization after seven years as executive...

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Fiber Arts Virtual Exhibition 'The Ardent Thread' Takes a Novel Approach to Storytelling

“Threads themselves serve as a metaphor of interconnectivity and the weaving process, a way of binding back together the nature we have broken.” –Curator, Tony...

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Western Reserve Historical Society to Host Virtual Event to Launch 'Women & Politics' Exhibit

At noon on Wednesday, July 22, the Western Reserve Historical Society will present a virtual Fred Walk program based on its new exhibit, Women...

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Black Lives Matter Street Mural Just the First Part of 'Elevate the East' Public Art Initiative in Cleveland

The Black Lives Matter street mural recently painted on E. 93rd, the letters of which were designated to individual artists and students to decorate,...

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Brian Regan to Perform at Hilarities in August

Comedian Brian Regan dropped out of school to pursue a career in comedy back in 1980. At the time, he had no idea whether...

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Third Annual Cleveland History Days Celebration to Offer In-Person, Virtual and Self-Guided Experiences

Due to coronavirus concerns, the third annual Cleveland History Days, which kicks off at noon tomorrow with a Facebook Live event from Cozad Bates...

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From East Cleveland to a National Poetry Fellowship: Cuyahoga County Poet Laureate Honey Bell-Bey Is Getting Her Due

Cuyahoga County poet laureate Honey Bell-Bey recently received an award from the Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships. The prizes, $50,000 to $100,000 in...

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Filmmaker Traces the Tragic, Unorthodox Story of Akron Poet and Philosopher Walter Delbridge

Production is underway on 'Comeback Evolution,' a documentary that tells the fascinating story of a lesser-known Akron legend — Walter Delbridge, a prolific poet...

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moCa Cleveland Executive Director Jill Snyder Resigns After Cancellation of Exhibition on Police Violence

The Museum of Contemporary Art’s Executive Director, Jill Snyder, has announced her resignation as of Friday June 19th after 23 years with the museum...

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Artist David King Digs Into Vintage Edgewater Shots for a New Perspective on Isolation

David King, a Cleveland artist and teacher who was born in Stow, Ohio and received his MFA in painting from Kent State University, has...

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Karamu House to Debut New Production 'Freedom on Juneteenth' Online Today

In honor of Juneteenth today, Karamu House (2355 East 89th St.,), the oldest African American theatre in the United States, will debut Freedom on Juneteenth....

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Upcoming Virtual History on Tap Event to Focus on Pride

The Western Reserve History Society has partnered with the LGBT Community Center of Greater Cleveland to present this month’s virtual History on Tap, which will focus...

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78th Street Studios Restarts Third Fridays With a Scaled-Back Event This Week

After a lengthy and extended closure due to the coronavirus, 78th Street Studios is ready to begin welcoming back visitors to a slightly different,...

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The Story of One Day During the Pandemic in Cleveland, by Cleveland

Last month, Literary Cleveland invited everyone in the city to participate in a collective writing experience documenting what happened in greater Cleveland on May 12....

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New Belt Anthology Will Put Black Midwestern Voices Front and Center

To read coverage of the nebulous Midwest, during election season, say, is to encounter a region of abundant whiteness. Permanent whiteness. Plenty of diners....

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moCa Cleveland Apologizes After Canceling Exhibition by Black Artist Illustrating Police Violence Against Minorities

When moCa Cleveland made the decision back in March to cancel a June exhibition called 'The Breath of Empty Space' featuring artist Shaun Lenardo's...

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Local Artist Elizabeth Adams Takes Her Pandemic 2020 Project On the Road

Cleveland photographer, painter and mixed media artist Elizabeth Adams’ latest series, “Pandemic 2020,” is a “visual journal.” She captures, through the camera’s lens, her...

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Samantha Bias Teams with Botanical Garden for an Ephemeral Exhibition — Photo Synthesis: Transformative Environmentalists

Acclaimed Cleveland artist Samantha Bias has partnered with the Cleveland Botanical Garden to present “Photo Synthesis: Transformative Environmentalists,” an exhibition which will highlight some...

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Akron-Based Poetry is Life Publishing Releases Local Poet Barbara Marie Minney's New Book

A native of West Virginia, local poet Barbara Marie Minney writes personal and emotional poetry that captures what it’s like to “live her truth”...

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