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The Man Who Mends Women

Fri., Jan. 18

Thierry Michel directs The Man Who Mends Women, a profile of Denis Mukwege, a physician and human rights activist who's helped thousands of sexually abused women in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mukwege, who won the Nobel Peace Prize, also received the Enamori Ethics Prize from CWRU in 2014. The film shows tonight at 7 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets are $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation featuring LaToya Ruby Frazier

Fri., Jan. 18, 12:45-1:45 p.m.
phone 216-368-2229

Each year, Case Western Reserve University honors Martin Luther King Jr.—the holiday, the man and the legacy—with a celebration that includes a range of activities including workshops, films, panel discussions and acclaimed speakers. LaToya Ruby Frazier, acclaimed photographer and video artist, will headline the 2019 MLK Convocation on Friday, January 18, 2019. As a visual artist and advocate, Frazier uses photography to capture and explore social inequality and historical change. In her work The Geography of Oppression published in The Atlantic, Frazier documented how King’s assassination affected the physical structures of cities. Free

Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern

Wednesdays, Fridays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through March 3
phone 216-421-7350
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Georgia O’Keeffe: Living Modern offers a unique look into the fascinating connections between the paintings, personal style, and public persona of one of America’s most iconic artists. Throughout her 70-year career, O’Keeffe defied convention and forged a fiercely independent identity that was integral to her art. Showcasing several of her paintings alongside her garments—many shown here for the first time—and photographic portraits of her as a subject, the exhibition reveals O’Keeffe’s determination to be strikingly modern not only in her art but in her life. Adults $15, seniors and college students $13, adult groups $12, children 6–17 and member guests $7, members and children 5 and under free. *Combination ticket for $25 with Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de’ Medici’s Valois Tapestries available.
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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

Renaissance Splendor: Catherine de’ Medici’s Valois Tapestries

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Continues through Jan. 21
phone 216-421-7350
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On view for the first time in North America, the recently restored Valois Tapestries, a unique set of 16th-century hangings, are unveiled in this exhibition. These fascinating and enigmatic tapestries were commissioned by Catherine de’ Medici, the indomitable queen mother of France, to celebrate the royal Valois dynasty against a backdrop of great political strife and social upheaval. Adults $15, seniors and college students $13, adult groups $12, children 6–17 and member guests $7, members and children 5 and under free. *Combination ticket with Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern ticket available for $25.
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On Her Shoulders

Sun., Jan. 20

On Her Shoulders, a 2018 documentary, profiles Nadia Murad, a young Iraqi Yazidi woman who survived genocide and sexual slavery to become a human rights activist. The inspirational film screens at 1:30 p.m. today at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets cost $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

Georgia O'Keeffe

Tue., Jan. 22

Perry Miller Adato directs Georgia O'Keeffe, a documentary film about the famous painter who currently has an exhibit on display at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The film represents the only time the then 88-year artist allowed a filmmaker into her New Mexico studio. The film shows at 7 tonight at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets are $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

ECPL Book Club

Tue., Jan. 22, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
phone 216-541-4128

Join the conversation on 4th Tuesdays! January 22 we'll be discussing How Are You Going to Save Yourself by JM Holmes. free

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

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. $12 per person

More Art Upstairs

Sun., Jan. 27

An unusual international art competition, ArtPrize takes place every fall in Grand Rapids. More Art Upstairs, a new documentary from Jody Hassett Sanchez, focuses on the way the festival essentially takes the town over and draws audience members from all over the country. It makes its local debut 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 $10, or $7 for CMA members. (Niesel)

January Program: Renee C. Romano, "The Hamilton Phenomenon"

Sun., Jan. 27, 2-4 p.m.
phone 216-431-1060

“The Hamilton Phenomenon: How a Blockbuster Musical is Reenergizing American History” Renee C. Romano, Oberlin College, Professor of History, Comparative American Studies, and Africana Studies Renee Romano is the Robert S. Danforth Professor of History, Professor of Africana Studies and Comparative American Studies and Chair of the History Department at Oberlin College. A graduate of Yale (BA, 1990) and Stanford (PhD, 1996), she teaches and writes about 20th--and now 21st century--American race relations. FREE
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Blax Museum

Sat., Feb. 2

A poet, blogger, educator and cultural facilitator, Michelle R. Smith has recently been a featured poet and panelist at the Coast Line Poetry Series at Lakewood Public Library, the Ekphrastic Poetry Invitational at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Great Lakes Black Authors Expo and Writers Conference. Today, she brings her annual artist showcase, Blax Museum, back to the East Cleveland Public Library. The event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Greg L. Reese Performing Arts Center. It will feature black artists from Northeast Ohio who'll give original presentations and performances. This year, Blax Museum will honor James Baldwin, Frederick Douglass, George Clinton, Nikki Giovanni, Billie Holiday, bell hooks, Alberta Williams King (mother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), Eartha Kitt, Audre Lorde, Gordon Parks, Richard Pryor, Paul Robeson, Assata Shakur, Ntozake Shange and Nancy Wilson. The artists featured in this year’s event include activist and poet Alana Belle, poet and community activist Jamie Nyennoh Konmlan Keaton, writer and educator Rosary Kennedy, performance poet and singer Robb “Frostbyte” King, singer and songwriter Donnie Lynee, singer and multimedia artist Maita Morne, painter and rapper James Quarles/Jungle of Muamin Collective, writer and rapper Josiah Quarles/Zion of Muamin Collective, writer and photographer Vince Robinson, writer and performance consultant Staci Jordan Shelton, professor and writer Dr. Brenda R. Smith, composer and guitarist Eriq Troi, writer and nonprofit coordinator RA Washington, and social worker and community organizer Samantha Williams-Pierce. Smith will participate as well. (Niesel)

BLAX MUSEUM: A Tribute to Art & Excellence

Sat., Feb. 2, 1-3 p.m.
phone 216-541-4128

BLAX MUSEUM is an artistic showcase created by Cleveland writer Michelle R. Smith that honors notable Black figures in American history and culture. It features Black artists from Northeast Ohio that pay homage through original presentations and electrifying performances. This year, BLAX MUSEUM will honor James Baldwin, Frederick Douglass, George Clinton, Nikki Giovanni, Billie Holiday, bell hooks, Alberta Williams King (mother of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), Eartha Kitt, Audre Lorde, Gordon Parks, Richard Pryor, Paul Robeson, Assata Shakur, Ntozake Shange, and Nancy Wilson. free

Somewhere in Time: 1969

Sat., Feb. 2, 7-11 p.m.
phone 216-721-5722 x 1502
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Calling all soul sisters and brothers, soldiers and squares, cool cats and outlaws! Pull on those funky threads and tear it up at the year’s most out-of-sight gig – Somewhere in Time 1969. Explore this year of protest, revolution, and change through the sounds, grooves, duds, suds, and moves of this pivotal year in which the eagle landed. $50 -$150
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The Impact of Shuffle Along

Every 3 days, 8-10 p.m. and Every 3 days, 3-5 p.m.
phone 216.795.7077

It was one of the most significant musicals of the 20th century: a show written and performed entirely by African Americans; a show with exuberant songs by Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle (including the mega-hit “I’m Just Wild About Harry”); the show that brought the Harlem Renaissance to the musical stage; and the first show that allowed black theatergoers to watch from the orchestra after so many years of segregated seating. George Gershwin, Fanny Brice and other luminaries of white musical theater gathered at Shuffle Along to see what they could learn from its ragtime music and spirited dancing, and $25-$30
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