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Art for Ohio Fundraiser Features New Work From Several of Cleveland's Best Artists

Local artist Justin Lipsky has just launched Art for Ohio, a fundraiser that features new work from notable local artists such as Bob Peck,...

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Kill Joy, Zygote Press’s Artist in Residency, Brings Vibrancy When We Need it Most

“This mural is a direct response to the world that the pandemic is showing us. We need to see what another way of living...

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RUST Author Eliese Goldbach, Akron Author David Giffels to Appear in Virtual Event Thursday

Local author Eliese Goldbach, whose memoir, RUST, was published earlier this year, will read from and discuss her new book Thursday evening in a...

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Death, Destruction, Vice & Sleaze: Jake Kelly Releases the First Installment of Cleveland True Crime Series “Doomsday Map”

Cleveland artist and illustrator Jake Kelly has released the first in what aims to be a long series of comic books exploring Cleveland’s squalid past....

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CAN Arts Journal Apologizes for Lack of Diversity on Cover of Summer 2020 Issue

There's a whole lot of color in the assorted facemasks and backgrounds of CAN arts journal's 2020 Summer issue, but not a whole of...

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Akron Civic Theatre to Host an Online Benefit Auction

The Akron Civic Theatre has just announced that its annual Spirits of the Civic auction will be moved to an online experience. The auction...

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Local Multimedia Artist Kasumi Launches 'ShuffleHead' App

Kasumi — the prolific Cleveland-based, internationally acclaimed multimedia artist, writer, film maker, and musician — is now adding app creator to her already overwhelming...

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Lit Cleveland Needs Your Help to Document a Day in Cleveland During the Pandemic

Literary Cleveland is once again endeavoring into a creative, collective writing project. This time, the organization is soliciting writing and observations from May 12...

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DANCECleveland To Hold a Free Facebook Live Event for Kids Tomorrow

Anyone stuck at home with kids will likely appreciate the fact that DANCECleveland will offer kids from age 3 to 6 the opportunity to...

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Arts Cleveland Puts the ‘Unity’ in Community as the Pandemic Continues to Stifle Artists and Organizations

Arts Cleveland (formally the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture, or CPAC) is offering weekly virtual forums to help the Cleveland arts and cultural...

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New Book Features the Work of Akron Cartoonist Web Brown

Akron-born writer Tim Carroll published his previous book, World War II Akron, last year with Arcadia Publishing, and the esteemed publishing house has just...

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Mini Zoom Readings, History, and Plenty of Donations — How Local Theaters Are Responding During the Coronavirus Crisis

Remember when you used to get enraged at somebody slowly opening a plastic hard candy wrapper during a play? Right now, most of us...

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Lakewood Artist Allison Hennie is Using the Pandemic to Challenge Herself and Lift Up Fellow Artists

Openings are canceled, galleries closed, programming postponed, funds tightened, and morale low. But even as the coronavirus has altered the landscape of the arts...

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Beck Center for the Arts Launches Online Arts Education Program

For the first time in its 86-year history, Beck Center for the Arts has launched online-only arts educational art programming. Currently closed to the...

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Cleveland Museum of Art Launches Extensive Online Initiative

Due to coronavirus concerns, the Cleveland Museum of Art closed to the public last month. It won’t open anytime soon, but until then, the...

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Akron Nonprofit Launches T-Shirt Series to Support Local Arts and Culture

ArtsNow, an organization that helps “build and strengthen a thriving Summit County arts and culture scene to add economic vitality and social vibrancy to...

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A Collective, Collaborative Essay on Living Through the Pandemic Written by Members of Lit Cleveland

Our organization (Lit Cleveland) wrote a collaborative essay about living through the pandemic by soliciting writing from our members and collaging them together into...

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Cleveland Institute of Music to Post Free Classical Music Performances on Facebook

The Cleveland Institute of Music aims to “empower the world’s most talented classical music students to fulfill their dreams and potential.” Its graduates regularly...

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Mike Polk Jr. to Host Tonight's Online Fundraiser for Hilarities

Right before non-essential businesses had to shut down to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Hilarities was set to have a few big nights as...

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The 2020 Cleveland International Film Festival Launches Today With Streaming Service, Apple TV App

Although the Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) was canceled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the organization, like others, is finding a way...

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An Interview with 'McMillions' Co-Director Brian Lazarte

Fast food ephemera, big money and the Mob, all wrapped up in an easily binge-able package: HBO’s McMillion$ captures Americana at its seediest in...

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