Callaloo Rising in Waterloo

Callaloo Rising in Waterloo

Forgotten Assault

Forgotten Assault

A brutal attack on two transgender women in 2011 foreshadowed several troubling years of violent crime against the LGBT community in Cleveland, and the city's ill-equipped ability to respond

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Video: A Spotted Owl Cocktail in Reverse

Video: A Spotted Owl Cocktail in Reverse

Courtesy of Glass Backwards, which is stocked full of cocktail vids, recipes and more from around the country that you could spend all morning devouring, here's Will Hollingsworth building a Spotted Owl cocktail in reverse.  The Quick Fix No. 2 from Jugoe / GlassBackwards on...

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Electrifies Quicken Loans Arena

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Electrifies Quicken Loans Arena

Concert Review
Since their first shows in 1999, Trans-Siberian Orchestra has become a holiday behemoth. TSO have played more than 1,600 shows and sold more than ten million records. Donating one dollar from every ticket sold to local charities, they have given more than 11 million dollars...

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Go Outside and Do Something!

Go Outside and Do Something!

You used to play outside all the time as a kid and then you stopped. Why? Winter in Cleveland is prime time for a plethora of outdoor activities from sledding and skating to ice fishing and tobagganing— just take a peek at these vintage...

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Photo: Zeppe's Toy Drive for the Kids of Rainbow Babies and Children's

Photo: Zeppe's Toy Drive for the Kids of Rainbow Babies and Children's

Here's a cup of Christmas cheer for ya: Zeppe's Tavern & Pizzeria organized a toy drive for the children of Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital this year. (Pretty impressive results, as you can see above).   On Christmas Eve, they filled two vans, and WNCX's...

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'Sea of Blue' Rally Planned for Saturday in Support of Police

'Sea of Blue' Rally Planned for Saturday in Support of Police

Tomorrow, a concerted pro-police rally will convene at Public Square. The "Sea of Blue" event, organized by a Brooklyn police dispatcher, will act as something of a counterpoint to the weeks of marches against police brutality around Cleveland. Organizer Mary Jo Graves tells Fox 8: “They...

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10 Things to Do This Weekend in Cleveland

10 Things to Do This Weekend in Cleveland

For better or worse, Christmas proper is over and now the family and friends are around and looking at you with hopeful looks in their eyes that you know something fun to do. Well, we're here to help.  ...

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9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

9 Concerts to Catch This Weekend

FRIDAY, DEC. 26 Death of Samantha The post-punk group Death of Samantha disbanded in 1990 but decided to revisit its old songs and re-record them live in the studio before a 2011 reunion show. The resulting album, If Memory Serves Us Well, came out earlier...

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Cavs Lose LeBron's Miami Homecoming, Feel the Heat Without Injured Varejao

Cavs Lose LeBron's Miami Homecoming, Feel the Heat Without Injured Varejao

The first game of the post-Anderson Varejao season didn’t go very well, with the Cavs losing to the Heat 101-91 in a game Miami led most of the way. The Cavaliers played their now typical uninspired first half defense, then tried to turn it on...

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‘Actress’ Star Brandy Burre to Appear at the Nightlight and the Cedar Lee

‘Actress’ Star Brandy Burre to Appear at the Nightlight and the Cedar Lee

Sandusky-born Brandy Burre is the subject of Actress, a new documentary about her life. She studied acting at Ohio University and after graduating picked up a good gig as Therese D’Agostino on HBO’s The Wire. As Scene’s Sam Allard has written, “This film explores her...

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Some Kid Spent Christmas Like 'Flick' From 'A Christmas Story'

Some Kid Spent Christmas Like 'Flick' From 'A Christmas Story'

One last Christmas-y post before we move on. Pic via Reddit.  ...

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Vegans and Vegetarians (and Indian Food Fans in General) Should Rejoice at the Arrival of Namaste in Lakewood

Vegans and Vegetarians (and Indian Food Fans in General) Should Rejoice at the Arrival of Namaste in Lakewood

One can only assume how miffed Ramesh Sharma must have been when Namaste, a new Indian restaurant, opened up just blocks down the road from India Garden, his own popular Indian restaurant, which has been a Lakewood staple for nearly 10 years. The only problem...

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Callaloo Rising in Waterloo

Callaloo Rising in Waterloo

Every Sunday night, the beat of steel drums can be heard along the shoreline of Tobago, the Caribbean island just northeast of Trinidad. It's "Sunday School" at Kelvin Cadiz' restaurant, Captain's Sandbar, and the festivities go well into daybreak. "It sounds like church," says Cadiz,...

Food Features

From the Source: Phoenix Coffee's Christopher Feran Travels to Ethiopia

From the Source: Phoenix Coffee's Christopher Feran Travels to Ethiopia

Trace the lineage of the Arabica plant and all roads lead back to Ethiopia. That country's coffee heritage makes it a destination for sourcing trips by roasting aficionados eager to immerse themselves in what remains to be one of the country's largest exports. As Ethiopia...

Drink Features

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Caps a Stellar Year With Another Extravagant Tour

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Caps a Stellar Year With Another Extravagant Tour

Concert Preview
Each winter, Trans-Siberian Orchestra traipses across the country, filling arenas with its big-budget, over-the-top Christmas concerts that revolve around a the magic of Christmas. But to hear Paul O'Neill, the creator, lyricist, and composer behind the project, tell it, TSO is a year-round endeavor. "I...

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Lita Ford Dishes on the Runaways Legacy, Her New Live Album and Her Ugly Divorce

Lita Ford Dishes on the Runaways Legacy, Her New Live Album and Her Ugly Divorce

Concert Preview
Singer-guitarist Lita Ford joined the Runaways when she was just 16. Now, at age 56, Ford is still going strong and rocking hard. Two years ago, she released Living Like a Runaway, an album of highly personal songs about her bitter divorce. She embarked on...

Music Feature

Band of the Week: honeyhoney

Band of the Week: honeyhoney

Meet the Band: Benjamin Jaffe (guitar, vocals), Suzanne Santo (vocals, banjo, violin) Nashville Nights: Since forming in 2006, this duo has released two albums, the second of which established the group as a major act in the Americana/alt-country scene. Now, the group is in Nashville...

Band of the Week

Meet Meg Wilson, Creator of <i>BUNtitled</i>, An Online Comic With a Hefty Following

Meet Meg Wilson, Creator of BUNtitled, An Online Comic With a Hefty Following

Cleveland has a rich legacy of comics and cartooning, having seeded Jerry Siegel and Joel Schuster's Superman, Harvey Pekar's American Splendor, Zap Comics' legendary R. Crumb, Bill Watterson's classic Calvin and Hobbes, Marvel Comics' five-time Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis, John G. and Jake...

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Talespinner Children's Theatre is Showing How Little Audiences Can Lead to Big Achievements

Talespinner Children's Theatre is Showing How Little Audiences Can Lead to Big Achievements

"After every show, the first character the kids always want to meet, face to face, is the villain." So says Alison Garrigan, founder and artistic director of Talespinner Children's Theatre. Yes, it seems all of us, even pre-schoolers, are intrigued by the dark side in...

Theater

The Magical Babysitter is Back in Mary Poppins at Beck Center

The Magical Babysitter is Back in Mary Poppins at Beck Center

Beck Center certainly has the magic touch when it comes to holiday shows. In recent years, Beauty and the Beast, Peter Pan and Annie have been luring in families in droves, filling the main-stage house with patrons who are really easy to see over if...

Theater

Reviews of Five Big Films Debuting This Christmas Week

Reviews of Five Big Films Debuting This Christmas Week

Even without a wide release of The Interview, the outlandish comedy about the assassination of North Korea's Kim Jong-un, the Christmas movie schedule is still a cluster as studios try to deliver something for everyone. You can pick and choose between a big-budget musical (Into...

Film Features

Film Review of the Week: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

Film Review of the Week: The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies

There's little any critic could say or do to en- or discourage you from seeing Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies, now showing at theaters areawide. It's the final installment in Jackson's Hobbit trilogy and the final of six monumental films devoted...

Film Features

Film Spotlight: Foxcatcher

Film Spotlight: Foxcatcher

It's probably for the best if you don't remember anything about the 1996 incident involving an Olympic wrestling champion and paranoid-schizophrenic millionaire John du Pont. But even if you know the outcome, the Foxcatcher is still a terrific new biographical drama. It arrives in theaters...

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