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Friday June 1, 2007
Start: 8:00 am
End: 11:01 am

The City Planning Commission meets at 9am to decide the fate of the Breuer Tower.

Start: 10:30 am
End: 8:00 pm

Edwin David by Inner Circle Restaurant sign

Last Wednesday, we opened up The Inner Circle Restaurant and historic Hough Bakeries complex for a public tour, planning discussion, and great Hot Sauce Williams BBQ buffet, and that was a great success - there's a write-up here. Your next chance to join The Inner Circle, explore The Hough, participate in planning this neighborhood and enjoy some great BBQ is this Friday, June 1, 2007. More on the Open House and pictures are found at http://realneo.org/Next-Chance-to-Join-The-Inner-Circle. More on the Hough Bakeries complex at http://realneo.org/hough-bakery-becoming-the-star.

Hough Bakeries Pan

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Future screenshot

Ever wondered how a designer conceives a product? What the process involves? Top CIA graduates innovating products for corporations such as Chrysler, Hyundai, Hasbro and Kyocera will open the vault, displaying sketches, concept drawings, renderings and actual consumer products at the second-annual Design Values alumni exhibition at CIA’s FUTURE Center for Design and Technology Transfer, June 1—August 3, 2007.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

It is great to see more progress in the growth of the art scene in the mid-town and St. Clair arts district area, with the opening of Level Three Gallery this weekend... another sign of vibrant life. I like the work of the artists I know from this group so am glad to see them situated again - some showed together at Buzz, on W. 25th, which I liked very much. I look forward to seeing this new space and their new work. So, this Friday, June 1, art and culture lovers should start with a tour through the Hough bakeries, at the Inner Circle, for Happy Hour, then head over to CIA for their opening of Design Values 2, and then to Level Three for their opening, described below. By the end of the evening, you will not have driven far, will have done lots of great, authentic Cleveland things, and had plenty of opportunites for good company, art, food and cheer.

Saturday June 2, 2007
Tuesday June 5, 2007
Start: 9:58 am
Start: 06/05/2007 - 09:58
End: 06/08/2007 - 09:58

The Academy will combine a five-week college residential experience with a pre-calculus mathematics class. Hands-on activities, research, and application in mathematics, along with support and mentoring will encourage and challenge students, deepen their mathematical knowledge, and help them explore teaching as a career. The students will live in Fenn Tower from Monday to Friday, interact with University faculty and high school teachers, and have the opportunity to take advantage of the University’s excellent recreational facilities and resources. Adult supervision will be provided at all times.
This program is offered at no cost to the student and will provide the student a $500 stipend upon completion of the summer residential program. In addition, students can earn a stipend of $900 during the following academic year for being involved in tutoring at their home school and attendance at four Saturday workshops at Cleveland State University.
Please encourage your daughter or son to apply for this valuable educational opportunity!  The attached application is due to the address below by Friday, JUNE 8th, 2007.

Wednesday June 6, 2007
(all day)
Start: 06/05/2007 - 09:58
End: 06/08/2007 - 09:58

The Academy will combine a five-week college residential experience with a pre-calculus mathematics class. Hands-on activities, research, and application in mathematics, along with support and mentoring will encourage and challenge students, deepen their mathematical knowledge, and help them explore teaching as a career. The students will live in Fenn Tower from Monday to Friday, interact with University faculty and high school teachers, and have the opportunity to take advantage of the University’s excellent recreational facilities and resources. Adult supervision will be provided at all times.
This program is offered at no cost to the student and will provide the student a $500 stipend upon completion of the summer residential program. In addition, students can earn a stipend of $900 during the following academic year for being involved in tutoring at their home school and attendance at four Saturday workshops at Cleveland State University.
Please encourage your daughter or son to apply for this valuable educational opportunity!  The attached application is due to the address below by Friday, JUNE 8th, 2007.

Thursday June 7, 2007
(all day)
Start: 06/05/2007 - 09:58
End: 06/08/2007 - 09:58

The Academy will combine a five-week college residential experience with a pre-calculus mathematics class. Hands-on activities, research, and application in mathematics, along with support and mentoring will encourage and challenge students, deepen their mathematical knowledge, and help them explore teaching as a career. The students will live in Fenn Tower from Monday to Friday, interact with University faculty and high school teachers, and have the opportunity to take advantage of the University’s excellent recreational facilities and resources. Adult supervision will be provided at all times.
This program is offered at no cost to the student and will provide the student a $500 stipend upon completion of the summer residential program. In addition, students can earn a stipend of $900 during the following academic year for being involved in tutoring at their home school and attendance at four Saturday workshops at Cleveland State University.
Please encourage your daughter or son to apply for this valuable educational opportunity!  The attached application is due to the address below by Friday, JUNE 8th, 2007.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Host: Cleveland Design Competition and Idea Box Cleveland

Location: SPACES Gallery, 3rd Floor

2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland, OH

Ever wonder what Cleveland could be doing with the endless urban opportunities that exist in our great city?

Please join us for a fun and stimulating evening at SPACES Gallery to view ideas submitted by local, national, and international design teams for an area of Ohio City/The Flats known as Irishtown Bend. These solutions in Architecture, Urban Design, Art, and Landscape Architecture will be on display at SPACES Gallery the evening of June 7th. 

Friday June 8, 2007
End: 9:58 am
Start: 06/05/2007 - 09:58
End: 06/08/2007 - 09:58

The Academy will combine a five-week college residential experience with a pre-calculus mathematics class. Hands-on activities, research, and application in mathematics, along with support and mentoring will encourage and challenge students, deepen their mathematical knowledge, and help them explore teaching as a career. The students will live in Fenn Tower from Monday to Friday, interact with University faculty and high school teachers, and have the opportunity to take advantage of the University’s excellent recreational facilities and resources. Adult supervision will be provided at all times.
This program is offered at no cost to the student and will provide the student a $500 stipend upon completion of the summer residential program. In addition, students can earn a stipend of $900 during the following academic year for being involved in tutoring at their home school and attendance at four Saturday workshops at Cleveland State University.
Please encourage your daughter or son to apply for this valuable educational opportunity!  The attached application is due to the address below by Friday, JUNE 8th, 2007.

Start: 8:00 am

Public testimony will follow a presentation by RP Madison, International to Cleveland City Planning Commission. The commission will vote on demo permit for Breuer/Cleveland Trust/Ameritrust Tower. Be there early to sign in.

Check out the attachments here from the 1967 Cleveland Trust Annual Report found in the Cleveland Public Library Business Department. The article is entitled "Faith in Downtown Area – New Headquarters Building to Alter Cleveland Skyline".

Here's a familiar except, but remember this is not one of our current players speaking; it is a Cleveland Trust spokesperson in 1967:

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

Breuer and Hough Bakeries

The most important thing civic-minded, planning oriented, culturally-concerned citizens may do June 8th is attend the Cleveland City Planning Commission meeting regarding Cuyahoga County seeking permission to demolish the Breuer - see posting on this here. After fighting the good fight there (to save the Breuer, or argue otherwise), while you are in a feisty planning state of mind, stop by the Hough Bakeries, in East Cleveland, for some open social hacking on what went down that morning and what we can do to make sure this region is planned better in the future, including with what we are working on in East Cleveland.

Saturday June 9, 2007
Start: 7:00 am

Take your bike to Parade the Circle this Saturday,

http://www.clevelandart.org/educef/parade/html/index.html

and save time, money, and the polar ice shelves by avoiding the crazy
car-parking nightmare:

The Ohio City Bicycle Co-op is presenting free, secure, bicycle
parking from 10 AM to 7 PM in front of the Cleveland Institute of Art
(at the intersection of East Blvd. and Wade Oval), right on the parade
route.

We offer riding information, free mechanical safety checks, recycled
bike art and a shady place to congregate, as well.

Co-op members (current OR prospective!) are urged to reply to this
email if you would like to receive shop credit for volunteering to
assist with the parking duties: no experience necessary, we'll train
you on the spot -- just let us know in your reply what two-hour period
you would like to help out for, and show up (on your bike, we hope!)!

Those wishing to join a group ride to Parade from the co-op will want
to join the social ride, leaving PROMPTLY at 10:30. More on that at:

http://www.ohiocitycycles.org/wiki/tiki-index.php?page=SaturdayRide

Happy cycling!

Jim Sheehan
Director, Ohio City Bicycle Co-op
1823 Columbus Rd
Cleveland, Ohio 44113
216 830 2667

Sunday June 10, 2007
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 5:30 pm

Don't know if any one else saw the main article in yesterdays Arts & KLife section of the PD, but this looks great. 

A free panel discussion on Cleveland Jazz History and the opening of a photographic exhibition of same at the East Cleveland library. 

Thursday June 14, 2007
Start: 8:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Kaboom Playground Site in East Cleveland

This Thursday, June 14th at the Forest Hills park, community volunteers will be working with the KaBOOM! organization to build the children of East Cleveland their first playground!!  KaBOOM! is a national organization dedicated to creating a place to play within walking distance for every child in America.  They collaborate with The Home Depot, and are working with the Community Development and Parks and Recreation departments in East Cleveland on this playground. 

Friday June 15, 2007
Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

Eliesha Nelson Inner Circle Invitation

With this June 15, 2007, Inner Circle Open House, it is safe to say the NEO Excellence Roundtables are back, as this week we will feature a very unique discussion and performance by Cleveland Orchestra violist Eliesha Nelson, who is in the middle of a sophisticated recording project at George Lucas' Skywalker Sound, in Marin, California. Eliesha will discuss with us how she decided to get into the "recording business" and how the community can help her project succeed - and the purpose of this roundtable is to help Eliesha's project succeed.

Thursday June 21, 2007
Start: 10:00 pm

It runs from 6 PM 'til after dark.  It's strictly social.  Rain or shine.  Can pre-register or pay at the door.  Low cost;  $15.00.  Food & beverage included.  Invite: http://www.cat-strat.com/Solstice.html
 
Will be a great group.  The Penfield Estate is worth checking out!
 
Also, separately;  Attached, is a quick "one-two" on the project regarding the potential building of the "last" Frank Lloyd Wright, i.e., "Penfield2"... along with a recent PD article regarding same.  http://www.newhouse.com/house-of-their-dreams-is-a-frank-lloyd-wright-2.html 

Friday June 22, 2007
Start: 11:00 am
End: 3:00 pm

I'm pleased to invite you to another in our series of open houses at The Inner Circle. This Friday, June 22, we will open the restaurant with an expanded food service, being planned by Hot Sauce Williams' Greg Williams and The Inner Circle's Edwin James - I'll post details shortly. But the big news we'll be discussing at The Inner Circle this Friday is literally the "news", as we are about to launch a print newspaper for East Cleveland - 4-color, 24 page - 20,000 free copies (advertiser supported) to be distributed door-to-door and made available all over East Cleveland, University Circle and in the area, and of course on-line. You are invited to help write and produce it!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Sometimes a sliver of an image, a hint of fragrance, a word or a small gesture has the power to transcend time and space where intimate collections of buried imagination are stored.

Such is the work in Storage Space (Jun 22-Aug 3, 2007), the artists invest the art with pathways to real or imagined histories.

Saturday June 23, 2007
Start: 12:30 pm
End: 5:30 pm

7 lush Cleveland Heights gardens plus Heights Youth Club Tour by members
Private nature park, glacial escarpment, lakeviews, historic formal garden and more ...
Gardening demos on site (vegetable, roses, perennials, shade, ...)

Wednesday June 27, 2007
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

FREE Film screening & Panel Discussion
“Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City”
Time & Date:
6:00  - 8:30 pm, Wednesday, June 27th, 2007
Location:  Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Auditorium
3900 Wildlife Way Cleveland, Cleveland, Ohio 44109
Call:   216-459-8400 for further information

Thursday June 28, 2007
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

This Thursday, June 28th, we'll continue The Inner Circle tradition of sharing great music experiences, this afternoon featuring a Caribbean vibe, with Jamaican steel drum performer Calvin Wilson. Calvin will offer a steel drum workshop focused on kids, at 3:30 PM, and will perform for all from 4:00 until around 6:30 PM - Edwin James will mix it up as well. Please feel free to swing by for a visit and a cool drink - we'll have some Hot Sauce Williams deserts on hand for any sweet teeth, as well... after all, it is my birthday. Come celebrate! Not to miss a chance to leverage a gathering of great people for a greater good, we'll use this opportunity to also share with you the latest news of developments in East Cleveland, and that means talking real estate.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

The Cleveland Arts Prize is pleased to announce the winners for 2007. They are:

Friday June 29, 2007
Start: 8:00 am
End: 10:34 pm

Budweiser Renewable Energy and Wildlife Conservation Research Prize
Budweiser and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (Foundation) are currently accepting applications for the 2007 Budweiser Renewable Energy and Wildlife Conservation Research Prize. This new research prize will be awarded under a competitive process and will recognize and support a single innovative project that advances new technologies or practices that contribute to making renewable energy a practical energy alternative. The $100,000 total prize will be awarded in consideration of a project’s ability to develop or evaluate new cost-effective renewable energy technologies for industrial application while demonstrating the measurable benefits such practices can have in advancing wildlife conservation.

This program does not include a pre-proposal round.

Preproposal Date:
Full Proposal Date: 06/29/2007
Notification Date: 10/31/2007

  • Eligibility for the research prize is limited to accredited post-secondary academic institutions with preference given to those working collaboratively among different departments within an institution(s), and with public agencies and nonprofit organizations.
  • Funds may be used for items such as:  salaries and benefits, student stipends, travel, publication expenses, and supplies.
  • Funds may not be used for: Political advocacy or litigation of any kind, shortfalls in government agency budgets, or general administrative overhead or indirect costs.


Saturday June 30, 2007
Start: 9:40 am

Saturday, June 30th — Play until Dark @ Wendy Park: Get the Towpath to the Lake Cleveland’s only Sport and Recreation festival benefiting Wendy Park Foundation initiatives including getting the Towpath to the Lake! Advance tickets available online for $5.00, at the gate price is $8.00. Kids under 10 free.
• Registration Form

Monday July 2, 2007
Start: 6:05 pm
End: 9:05 pm