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Derek Hess Opens a Visual and Verbal Dialogue About Mental Health and Addiction With His New Book

Derek Hess Opens a Visual and Verbal Dialogue About Mental Health and Addiction With His New Book

I remember seeing Derek's artwork on flyers that graced staple-ridden telephone poles around the city. This was back in the day, back before social media.

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Agora Theatre to Host a World Armwrestling League Competition in June

Earlier today, the Agora Theatre announced that it’ll host an upcoming World Armwrestling League Supermatch Showdown Series. Founded in 2014, the armwrestling league has...

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Biennial Art Song Festival Returns to the Cleveland Institute of Music This Week

As usual, after a final burst of energy, the winter-spring concert season tapers off the week before Memorial Day. This year, the biennial Art...

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'The Panther Dancer' Frenetically Tackles the Jackson Five, But Could Use More Focus

A show about the Jackson Five? That isn’t a jukebox musical? And that’s funny? How can you miss? Those questions and more are answered in...

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University Circle Announces the Debut of Its Uptown Summer Series

You can add several more free summer activities to your list of things to do once the weather warms up. Earlier today, University Circle...

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What You Need to Know About This Weekend's Cleveland Asian Festival

The Cleveland Asian Festival has only been operating since 2010, but it seems like it’s been around much longer than that. The festival, which...

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Surviving Five Glorious Nights of Beethoven Symphonies, with the Cleveland Orchestra

To be sure, the Cleveland Orchestra’s Prometheus Project — playing all nine Beethoven symphonies over a two weekend stretch — is an over-the-top attention-grabbing stunt....

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Here's Your First Look at the New Murals Coming to Gordon Square

The continued beautification of Gordon Square and the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood is pressing forward with the installation of eight new murals. Started in 2017,...

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'Passing Strange' at Karamu House is the Most Exciting Show in Cleveland Right Now

In this musical the coming-of-age story is familiar and there are so many excesses it would take five columns to list them all. There...

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Lit to Headline the Downtown Willoughby Rib Burn Off

The seventh annual Rib Burn Off returns to Downtown Willoughby on Saturday and Sunday. Attended by thousands from all over Northeast Ohio, the family-friendly...

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Derek Hess Opens a Visual and Verbal Dialogue About Mental Health and Addiction With His New Book

I remember seeing Derek's artwork on flyers that graced staple-ridden telephone poles around the city. This was back in the day, back before social media....

Arts Features

Boxing Packs a Wallop, Without Any Actual Punching, in 'The Royale' at the Cleveland Play House

The stage is small like a boxing ring and the overhead spotlights shine down, piercing the black air like a knife. So it all looks...

Arts Features

The Sax Man Documentary Will Be Released on Digital and Streaming Platforms on May 15

'The Sax Man' documentary, which debuted at the 2014 Cleveland International Film Festival to rave reviews and sold-out crowds, will finally get a wide...

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The Hooley Returns to Kamm's Corners on Saturday

On Saturday from noon to 8 p.m., you can check out the Hooley on Kamm's Corners, an annual street festival that takes place on...

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The Cleveland Orchestra Does 'The Prometheus Project' and the Rest of the Classical Musical to Catch in Cleveland This Week

The Cleveland Orchestra ends its 100th anniversary season with “The Prometheus Project,” a festival that examines Beethoven’s music “through the inspiration of Enlightenment” to...

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'Aladdin' Stuns with Two Great Numbers, Among Others

Most musicals are lucky to have one showstopper that audience members natter excitedly about as they leave the theater. But the Disney production of the...

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'Beehive, The 60s Musical' at Great Lakes Theatre Would Be Considered Lame Discount Cruise Ship Entertainment

There’s a reason why booking agents don’t create some of the best stage musicals. It’s because…they’re booking agents. In defiance of that logic, Great...

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Some of Ohio's Best Black Burlesque Performers to Participate in Upcoming 'Caramel Revue'

In an effort to bring more attention to performers of color, the locally based Le Femme Mystique will present The Caramel Revue, a celebration...

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The Q to Host the Cirque du Soleil Show 'Corteo' in November

Last year, the Q hosted TORUK – The First Flight, a Cirque du Soleil show inspired by James Cameron’s sci-fi flick Avatar. Now, Corteo,...

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The Underground Classical Series in Collinwood and the Rest of the Classical Music to Catch in Cleveland This Week

The Underground Classical Series continues on Friday, May 5 at 8:00 pm with a concert — well above ground — at Praxis Fiber Workshop...

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Lazy Writing, Other Unfortunate Factors Combine for Soggy 'Appropriate' at Dobama Theatre

It's probably not news to you that families have secrets, including yours. Also, it's probably not surprising that some of those secrets will eventually be...

Arts Features

Steve Cup's Breaking Point at Waterloo Arts Delves into the Fraught State of Our Political Affairs

The immediate takeaway from Steve Cup's Breaking Point, on view through May 13 at Waterloo Arts, is how easily he illustrates what many of us...

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