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Thursday February 11, 2010
Start: 10:00 am
End: 12:00 pm

What happens when a group of poor artists stage the death of a friend to drive up the price of his paintings? A fake funeral, cross-dressing, and lovers' deceptions, to name a few.  

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

 

 

Enjoy an evening with Frank Morrison, award-winning illustrator, artist and musician. Learn the visual significance of the stories behind the paintings. This program is closes the art exhibition, "Our Children Can Soar," which runs from November 12 through February 13, 2010 at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library Gallery. Books will be available for sale by A Cultural Exchange. www.cpl.org

Saturday February 13, 2010
Start: 9:30 am
End: 12:00 pm

 

Have a Heart, Be Counted!

Free, Fun and Family-Friendly Event

Feb. 13th, 9:30 am-Noon               

Tremont Montessori School Gymnasium,

2409 W. 10th Street

Thursday February 18, 2010
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm
Richard Herman, a Cleveland author, civic activist and immigration attorney, will deliver an address titled, "How Immigrants Can Save Northeast Ohio" at the Akron Roundtable on February 18.

Herman co-wrote the provocative new book, Immigrant Inc.--Why Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving the New Economy, with Plain Dealer reporter Robert L. Smith.  Published by John Wiley & Sons, the book urges struggling communities like Cleveland and Akron to recall the immigrant energy that made their cities great.

Friday February 19, 2010
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

 

Saturday February 20, 2010
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Visit Cleveland Public Library for the opening celebration of the month-long African American Art Show, featuring local artists. www.cpl.org

Saturday February 27, 2010
Start: 9:30 am
End: 4:30 pm


Cleveland Public Library closes African American History Month activities with a unique spoken word performance by none other than Chief Rocka Q-Nice. Workshops and presentations throughout the day will highlight various word masters and offer opportunities for participants to learn and share. www.cpl.org

 

Thursday March 4, 2010
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 6:59 pm

World Book Day is the biggest annual celebration of books and reading in the UK and Ireland (how about NEO, too!). Sunflowers are just for visual interest--Enjoy :)

Friday March 5, 2010
Start: 8:00 pm

David Thomas and Pere Ubu doind their soundcheck before show at Beachland Ballroom in 2006

David Thomas (and Rocket From The Tombs) soundcheck - Beachland Ballroom 2006

The first time I saw Pere Ubu was over 30 years ago - 1978 - celebrating their first album, which they will feature again March 5th, to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Beachland Ballroom - Modern Dance.

Saturday March 6, 2010
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Women Speak Out For Peace and Justice Featuring Women ad Militarism Panel, Music & Dance, Ione Biggs Award.

Just one of the Cleveland Area Celebrations of International Women's Day

Sunday March 7, 2010
Start: 11:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

The Cleveland Food Coop, Cleveland Food Not Bombs & Women Speak Out for Peace and Justice are sponsoring theses events in celebration of International Women's Day, events are free but seating is limited.

Sevi Bayraktar is from Istanbul, Turkey performing Gypsy and Flamenco dances.

Start: 1:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

 

Art of the American Indians: The Thaw Collection


MARCH 7–MAY 30, 2010
Admission free

Monday March 8, 2010
Start: 12:00 am
End: 11:59 pm

Have you heard of International Women's Day? I first learned about this holiday/event that celebrates the many achievements and contributions of women about three years ago. Please check out the website International Women's Day to learn about the history of International Women's Day and ways it is celebrated around the world. Next year will be the centenary of International Women's Day. 

Start: 10:00 am
End: 11:00 pm

It is time for Cleveland’s nonprofits to take a stand a BE COUNTED!

Thursday March 11, 2010
Sunday March 14, 2010
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm
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Start: 2:00 pm

James Howard Kunstler to speak at Cleveland Public Library's Writers and Reader's series.

I am excited to hear him. Kunstler is mentioned several times here on realneo. (search Kunstler) I don't think we have yet posted his TED Talk though, so here's a preview of what you might hear if you get up and go to CPL for this talk.