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Young Picasso

Sun., Feb. 24

A collaboration with Picasso museums in Malaga, Barcelona and Paris, Young Picasso centers on how the painter attained his notoriety as it explores what the man's early years were like. The movie makes its local premiere today at 1:30 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art, where it screens again at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday. Tickets are $14, $10 for CMA members. (Niesel)

Passing Through

Sun., Feb. 24

Some critics have called Larry Clark's 1978 flick Passing Through, the "greatest jazz movie ever made." The film follows a saxophonist as he's released from prison and tries to connect with his grandfather. The soundtrack features songs by John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Eric Dolphy and Sun Ra. It screens at 2 p.m. at the Cleveland Institute of Art Cinematheque. Tickets cost $12, $9 for Cinematheque members and students. (Niesel)

Cleveland Cinematheque (map)
11610 Euclid Ave.
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-421-7450
Passing Through

Shaker Arts Council Presents Conversations in Courage: A Theatrical Performance of The Meeting

Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 216-916-9360
info@shakerartscouncil.org

On Friday, February 22, 2019, the Shaker Arts Council (SHAC) will present Conversations in Courage: A Theatrical Performance of The Meeting, a fictional conversation between Malcolm X and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The reading will star Peter Lawson Jones as Malcolm X and Greg White as Martin Luther King, Jr. and will be directed by Monica Lee Boone. Tickets are $15 for students and $25 for adults. SHAC members receive a $5 discount.

http://www.shakerartscouncil.org
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Heights Christian Church (map)
17300 Van Aken Boulevard
Eastern Suburbs
phone 216-561-4800

Open Studios at the Screw Factory

Sat., Feb. 23, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
phone 440-941-0398
melissa@yatesapothecary.com

Take a break from the cold & snow and join the Screw Factory Artists for a day of shopping, exploring, and getting to know local artists. Free

https://www.facebook.com/events/2240684882631066/

Frosted Winter NIght

Sat., Feb. 23, 6-10:30 p.m.
phone 216-320-9000
info@clevelandballet.org

Oh what a Night---as Cleveland Ballet hosts "Frosted Winter Night' at Tudor Arms where the the ballroom will become a glitterly wonderland. Honorary Chairs Dick and Pat Pogue and Constance Rebar and Event Chairs Ken and Karen Conley. An evening of wonderful music, divine food, ballet performance and fashion show and Live and Silent Auctions with one-of-a-kind travel experiences & fabulous items. $125, $195, $250, $2500, $5000, $10,000

The Magic of David Anthony

Sun., Feb. 24, 3-4 p.m.
phone 440-247-9700
info@chagrinarts.org

Fun for the whole family! Experience the “Sinatra of Magic,” David Anthony, in this thrilling afternoon jam-packed with magic, laughter, excitement and audience participation. David is an award-winning entertainer that blends his unique style of magic with cutting-edge illusions for a show unlike any other. Presented by Chagrin Arts. Tickets: $10-$15 (Children 4 and under Free). Discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Call Chagrin Arts for details. Visit ChagrinArts.org or 440-247-9700 for more info / to purchase tickets $10-$15 (Free ages 4 and under)

http://chagrinarts.org/events
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La Gringa (Spanish)

Thu., Feb. 21, 7 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 7 p.m., Mon., Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Thu., Feb. 28, 7 p.m., Fri., March 1, 7 p.m. and Sat., March 2, 7 p.m.
phone 216-631-2727 x501
clewins@cptonline.org

A heartwarming and hilarious comedy by Carmen Rivera, performed by Teatro Público de Cleveland ensemble in Spanish with English subtitles. María Elena García is excited to connect with her homeland and visit her extended family in Puerto Rico for the first time. Upon her arrival, and much to her surprise, María isn’t exactly welcomed with open arms. Many consider her an American—a gringa. If she’s a Puerto Rican in the United States and an American in Puerto Rico, is she a somebody anywhere? $15-35

https://www.cptonline.org/performances/seasons/2018-2019/la-gringa-spanish/
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Fire on the Water

Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 7:30 p.m., Mon., Feb. 25, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30 p.m., Fri., March 1, 7:30 p.m. and Sat., March 2, 7:30 p.m.
phone 216-631-2727
clewins@cptonline.org

FIRE ON THE WATER, the acclaimed multimedia theatrical event, returns to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1969 burning of the Cuyahoga River in an all-new version. FIRE ON THE WATER is a fast-paced series of short plays inspired by this pivotal moment in Cleveland's history. Created by a team of playwrights, directors, and actors, the production features original work woven into a powerful production exploring how the environment shapes identity, while celebrating the remarkable recovery of Cleveland's waterways. Created & Performed by Northeast Ohio artists. $15-35

https://www.cptonline.org/performances/seasons/2018-2019/fire-on-the-water/
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Ken Ludwig's The Adventures of Robin Hood

Tue., Feb. 19, 7-9 p.m., Wed., Feb. 20, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 2:30-4:30 & 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
phone 216-241-6000
mkt_apprentice@clevelandplayhouse.com
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Cleveland favorite Ken Ludwig (Baskerville, A Comedy of Tenors) is back with a rollicking new take on a beloved legend. A greedy prince has taken control of England, and it is up to dashing outlaw Robin Hood to save the day. Join up and take aim with Robin and his band of Merry Men—and women!— as they champion the underdog and fight for justice. Laughs, romance, and plenty of arrows fly in this all-out comic adventure. $25-95

https://www.clevelandplayhouse.com/shows/2018/ken-ludwigs-sherwood-the-adventures-of-robin-hood
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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sun., Feb. 24, 2-4 p.m., Thu., Feb. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fri., March 1, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., March 2, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., March 3, 2-4 p.m.
phone 216-241-6000

With mistaken identities, plot twists, and madcap action, THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST is a cheeky production that will leave audiences snickering. Written by Oscar Wilde. $5-$15

https://www.playhousesquare.org
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Fred Taylor's LYNCH (The Trial of Willie Lynch)

Fri., Feb. 22, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Sat., Feb. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 24, 3-5 p.m.
phone 216-400-1970
phivostaylor@gmail.com

Fred Taylor's LYNCH (The Trial of Willie Lynch) is illustrated through song, drama and dance. The Dance Choreography is created by Khaleel Davis of the Cleveland School of the Arts and Elijah Boddie of Shaker Heights. (In Honor of Black History Month) $20.00

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Front Stage Theater & Film Co (map)
3492 Mayfield Rd
Eastern Suburbs
phone (216) 400-1970
phivostaylor@gmail.com

Last Saturday of the Month Swing Dance at the Slovenian Workman's Home! Live Music! Jitterbug lessons!

Last Saturday of every month, 7:45 p.m.
phone 216-374-1927
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These swing dances are the biggest and best dances in the area. Everyone feels welcome and everyone has a blast. You don't need to know how to dance or bring a dance partner. Some people come just to enjoy the great live music. We always have live music from 9-12 and a pre-dance jitterbug lesson from 8-9. Dates and locations are subject to change but there is always a swing dance on the last Saturday of the month and they are usually at the Slovenian National Home. Please check website for the most up to date information. www.GetHepSwing.com $12 per person

http://www.GetHepSwing.com

2019 AFRO-FUSION DANCE FESTIVAL

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays-Sundays, 8-4 a.m. Continues through April 14
phone 330-634-7159
atex00@gmail.com
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The sight and sound of Afro and Latin Dancing. JOIN US! 100

http://www.mkzchapter.com
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Radisson Hotel Cleveland Airport West (map)
25070 Country Club Blvd
Downtown/Flats/Warehouse District
phone 330-634-7159
atex00@gmail.com

BAYarts February Art Exhibitions

Through March 1, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
phone 440-871-6543
karen@bayarts.net

In "Intuitions" Tina Elkins and Patty Flauto use abstracted landscapes as a metaphor for other ideas. "Land, sky, and water all lend themselves easily to the visual language of abstraction whether through a systematic exploration of composition, or an emotional expression of color and surface." In "Whoa" three graduates of the Cleveland Institute of Art (Davon Brantley, present a culmination of their B.F.A. thesis work. These works share a theme of mediation on internal conflict due to external influences from our society. bayarts.net Free

http://bayarts.net
BAYarts (map)
28795 Lake Rd.
Western Suburbs
phone 440-871-6543

RADWood: Cleveland Goes Rad Exhibit

Through March 24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
phone 216-721-5722
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RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad, is a totally excellent experience at the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum at the Cleveland History Center. In partnership with RADwood, this exhibit celebrates 1980s and 1990s car culture and the surrounding lifestyle. From loud clothing to unique beats and everything in between, RADwood: Cleveland Goes Rad delves into the culture that shaped a generation of car enthusiasts now entering their thirties and beyond. $10

https://www.wrhs.org/explore/exhibits/radwood-cleveland-goes-rad/
Cleveland History Center (map)
10825 East Blvd.
East Side/University Circle/Little Italy
phone 216-721-5722
info@wrhs.org
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