Arts and Culture

Last Show--Chester Gallery at CSU

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 10/30/2011 - 04:28.
10/27/2011 - 10:00
12/10/2011 - 17:00

Don't miss--the last exhibit at the Chester address for the CSU Art Gallery.  A great write-up here:

I was a student at CSU, briefly during the eighties, and the art building was my home.  The exhibit is bittersweet.  The building will be torn down for new student housing and the gallery will be relocated to Playhouse Square in the Middough Building.

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Gag reflex

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 10/28/2011 - 20:25.

The Energizer Bunny of the rose world--Uncle Joe

Submitted by Oldroser on Mon, 10/24/2011 - 04:35.
A fully open Uncle Joe rose

I grow a dark red 1972 hybrid tea rose, bred by the Kern Rose Nursery that was in Mentor. I does not produce a lot of blooms, and those it does produce seldom open fully to show their golden stamens. Of course with 75-80 petals of good substance to open, it is no wonder. This bud I photographed October 1.


And six days later on October 7.

And three days later on October 10. 

On turntablism and turning the table.

Submitted by ClevelandCreatives on Fri, 10/21/2011 - 23:08.

On turntablism and turning the table. 

Dan Moulthrop

Robert Laessig

Submitted by Aspire on Tue, 10/18/2011 - 18:56.


"Anticipation of Summer". Acrylic on hand made paper mounted onto masonite, signed in the lower right, framed with a gilt frame, textile covered inner panel overall apprx. 42" x 47-1/2".


Submitted by lmcshane on Mon, 10/17/2011 - 21:01.

Regional Art

Submitted by lmcshane on Sun, 10/16/2011 - 10:37.

Pumpkin by Shirley Aley Campbell

At some point in our future, there will be a realization that it is important to hear more than one voice or see more than one reality.  I think that the world will appreciate the art made in places besides New York.  I think Northeast Ohio has some amazing art and amazing artists.  See it, hear it, feel it.

Cleveland Public Library - Social Science Department's Book Discussion Group November 10, 2011 12PM

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Sat, 10/15/2011 - 15:33.

The Social Sciences Department of the Cleveland Public Library will hold their non-fiction book club discussion on tomorrow, Thursday, November 10, 2011 at 12:00 PM in the Social Sciences Department (Sports Research Center).  We will discuss the book entitled, "Framing Innocence: a Mother's Photographs, a Prosecutor's Zeal, and a Small Town's Response." (Lynn Powell)


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Seven Sculptures by William Mozart McVey (American, 1905-1995)

Submitted by Aspire on Sat, 10/15/2011 - 14:23.

"Gree-Deep"Most sculpture lovers easily recognize the work of William McVey, who served as the head of the sculpture Department at the Cleveland Institute of Arts, Cranbrook Academy, and has been a guest professor at The Ohio State University. His public commissions include statuary at Rice University, Washington DC, the National Zoo and all over Cleveland.

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Lot 15. William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)

Submitted by Aspire on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 14:43.
Lot 15. William Sommer (American, 1867-1949)

"Portrait of Ray". Oil on canvas, signed lower left and inscribed in red "1911" on verso. In Boston pattern aluminum leafed frame overall 22" x 20". Provenance; Ray Sommer; to Joseph Erdelac (1974); to Dr. William Gerdts, New York (1975); to present owner.

October Fine Art & Antiques Auction by Aspire Auctions, Inc.

Submitted by Aspire on Tue, 10/11/2011 - 14:21.

The October online auction cataloge has been posted for viewing at Bidding opens this Friday October 14th and lots close the following week, October 20th & 21st. It's a timed auction, so you can bid anytime from anywhere, up until the timer runs out for the lot. Lots close in 1 minute intervals, over a two day period. There are 982 lots, ranging from fine paintings, sculpture, Asian, sterling, fine watches & jewelry, pottery & glass, books, antique weapons, furniture and carpets.

Rock and roll, American Pie, and Chicken Little

Submitted by westward on Fri, 09/30/2011 - 22:18.
Is Cleveland doomed to become a city without music if legislation is updated that spells out the rules for bars, taverns and restaurants that want to add live music?

Lorain's got art

Submitted by rnojonson on Fri, 09/16/2011 - 09:05.

It's been a while since I have shared my two cents, almost a year. It has flown by. Been busy though still not working a job. In house home health care of mom-n-law is full time occupation, for now. I did manage to join the new Lorain Arts Council. So in my free time I have been there.

The Lorain Arts Council has been in cahoots with the City of Lorain to stir up people traffic in the downtown area. Lorain does have some big yearly events but has need for smaller venues. We have secured a building and have a gallery. The gallery is called "LAC Gallery 737 and Art Center.

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Music at Main: Marimba Masters of Cleveland

Submitted by CPL Fine Arts on Thu, 09/15/2011 - 16:52.
10/01/2011 - 14:00
10/01/2011 - 15:00

Marimba Masters of Cleveland

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to present The Marimba Masters of Cleveland on Saturday, October 1st, at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Main Library. This recently formed group will perform transcribed works for marimba quintet by Mozart, Smetana, Rachmaninoff, Zez Confrey, and more. This program is FREE and open to all ages. For more information please call: 216-623-2848 or email finearts [at] cpl [dot] org.


The Marimba Masters of Cleveland consists of five Cleveland area percussionists who have come together to foster the performance of music written and arranged for the marimba. The group was started by Joseph Adato, retired percussionist of The Cleveland Orchestra and includes: Donald Miller, Cleveland Orchestra percussionist and music librarian; Matt Hunsaker , Cleveland area freelance percussionist; Andrew Pongrace, Timpanist, Cleveland Pops Orchestra; and Bruce Golden, Cleveland area freelance percussionist.



Cleveland Public Library
325 Superior Ave. 3rd floor Main Library
Cleveland, OH 44114
United States
Phone: 216-623-2848

Cleveland Public Library Social Sciences Dept. Book Discussion Group - October 13, 2011

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Wed, 09/14/2011 - 13:54.

The Social Sciences Department of the Cleveland Public Library will hold their non-fiction book club discussion Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 12:00 PM in the Social Sciences Department (Sports Research Center).  We will discuss the book entitled, "The Hillside Strangler: the Three Faces of America's Most Savage Rapist and Murderer and the Shocking Revelations from the Sensational Lost Angels Trail. (Ted Schwarz)




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Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 09/09/2011 - 02:19.
09/09/2011 - 17:00
09/09/2011 - 23:00


Brandt Gallery
1028 Kenilworth,
Cleveland , OH 44113
United States

Cleveland Public Library Honors Jimmy Bivins, International Hall of Fame Boxer

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 17:58.

Cleveland Public Library Sports Research Center Honors                                                          Jimmy Bivins, International Hall of Fame Boxer

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Cleveland Public Library, Social Sciences Department presents Art by Carp

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Thu, 09/01/2011 - 16:13.

Michael Carpenter is a local renowned Sports Artist.  Come see and experience the new public release for the first time: "Cleveland Sports Stars, Past and Present."

Please join us for a reception with the artist.

Saturday, October 1, 2011 * 12:00 PM

Sports Art Exhibit: October 1-October 15, 2011


Cleveland Public Library

325 Superior Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114

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Book Talk: Jihad Next Door

Submitted by lmcshane on Wed, 08/24/2011 - 20:55.

Cleveland Public Library -Social Sciences Dept. Book Club Discussion September 8, 2011

Submitted by newmillenniumli... on Tue, 08/23/2011 - 12:37.

The Social Sciences Department of the Cleveland Public Library will hold their non-fiction book club discussion

Walk and Roll Slavic Village 2011

Submitted by lmcshane on Fri, 08/05/2011 - 06:33.
08/13/2011 - 13:00
08/13/2011 - 16:00

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Dates of upcoming O.D.O.T. Question & Answer meetings

Submitted by Oldroser on Tue, 07/19/2011 - 02:57.

Since I had only one day notice of the meeting, I complained and found that other people had had earlier notices and Sammy Catania had provided Henry Senyak with a list of dates. I suggested they be put in the newsletter. Well, the date it has to go to the printer doesn't allow for that. Well, print the whole list! Fortunately, the helpful Public Information Officer sent me the list, and here it is! I hope in the future to not be the only one raising questions/from the board.

FREE! Inlet Dance Theatre in concert: Cain Park Thursday July 28th 8pm

Submitted by ClevelandCreatives on Sat, 07/16/2011 - 18:43.
07/28/2011 - 20:00
07/28/2011 - 22:30

Inlet Dance Theatre


Cain Park Evans Amphitheater, Cleveland Heights, OH
1823 Lee Rd.
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118
United States
Phone: (216) 371-3000

My bouquets are legendary…but trumped by Becker’s donuts

Submitted by Oldroser on Thu, 07/07/2011 - 00:43.

I’ve so far given away over 30 bouquets of roses, starting with old garden rose bouquets to TWDC’s Chris Garland, ODOT’s Craig Hebegrand and to Director Ron Brown of Cleveland Planning in gratitude for his help. At the recent ODOT update and Q&A at Sokolowski’s, Safety Director Marty Flask sat beside me and said he’d heard about the bouquet for Director Brown, it was mentioned at a meeting, adding that City Hall is a small place.

I have been busy with my rose garden

Submitted by Oldroser on Tue, 07/05/2011 - 03:32.

My mini wire-haired dachshunds and my roses are my great joys. So I can safely work in the garden, there are conduit pipes and fence posts stuck here and  there with wire cable connecting them for me to grab onto if I start to fall. You can see this at the right of the picture below.