Get Out: Everything You Should Be Doing in Cleveland This Week (July 17-23) 

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WED 07/17

Between Me and My Mind

After making its critically acclaimed world premiere at Tribeca Film Festival, Between Me and My Mind, a movie about Phish singer-guitarist Trey Anastasio, arrives tonight at 7:30 at the Capitol Theatre, where it screens as part of the Cleveland Cinemas Rock Doc series. Anastasio talks about his creative process in the film. Tickets cost $12.50. (Jeff Niesel)

1390 West 65th St., 216-651-7295, clevelandcinemas.com.

Come From Away

Part of the KeyBank Broadway series, Come From Away centers on the aftermath of 9/11, when air flights descended en masse in Gander, Newfoundland, stranding an international array of travelers in this tiny Canadian town. Written by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein and helmed by this year's Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley, the musical has received rave reviews. (Read our critic's take in this week's Stage review.) Tonight's performance takes place at 7:30 at Connor Palace, where performances continue through July 28. Tickets start at $10. (Niesel)

1615 Euclid Ave., 216-241-6000, playhousesquare.org.

Gourmet Matinee with Richard King

Cleveland Orchestra horn player Richard King, an active chamber musician and recitalist, will give a special performance today at noon the Cleveland Orchestra's 2018 Gourmet Matinee series. The meet-the-artist event includes lunch with a performance at Knight Grove, the party center at Blossom Music Center. Tickets are $50. (Niesel)

1145 West Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, 216-231-1111, clevelandorchestra.com.

Indians vs. Detroit Tigers

The lowly Detroit Tigers return to town tonight for a four-game series against the Indians. The Tigers are one of the worst teams in the league, so the Tribe should be able to win this series as the once-dominant Tigers rebuild. The game begins at 7:10 p.m. at Progressive Field. Tickets start at $15. (Niesel)

2401 Ontario St., 216-420-4487, clevelandindians.com.

North Union Farmers Market

North Union Farmers Market returns to U.S. Bank Plaza today with an urban-desert oasis of fresh and sustainable local farm foods. Come and stock up on the season's best fruits and vegetables from 4 to 7 p.m. This NUFM location will be up and running each and every Wednesday through Sept. 4. Find out more on the website below. (Niesel) East 14th Street and Euclid Avenue, northnionsfarmersmarket.org.

Summer in the City

For five weeks starting today, you can head to the Rock Hall plaza on Wednesday nights to see the "bands you need to hear right now." Part of the Rock Hall's Summer in the City series, the free concerts begin at 7 p.m. on the PNC main stage. There will be an onsite All-Access Cafe, a bar and food trucks, and if the weather turns, portions (or the entirety) of the event may be moved inside, delayed, and/or cancelled at the discretion of the Rock Hall. Today, Soccer Mommy, the bedroom project of singer-songwriter Sophie Allison, performs. (Niesel)

1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., 216-515-8444, rockhall.com.

Uptown Out to Lunch Series

At today's Out to Lunch concert, on Toby's Plaza in the Uptown district, you can grab lunch from your favorite Uptown eatery and have a seat at the great picnic table while listening to local bands. Today, Opus 216 performs from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The free concert series continues through Sept. 11. The schedule is on the website. (Niesel) 11440 Uptown Ave., universitycircle.org.

Walnut Wednesday

Walnut Wednesday is one of summer's great traditions. Today from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Perk Plaza at Chester Commons — at East 12th and Walnut streets — food trucks once again gather to serve up lunch to area residents and employees. Follow the Downtown Cleveland Alliance on Facebook for weekly updates on vendors, entertainment offerings and more. The series continues through Sept. 4. Admission is free, but the food will cost you. (Niesel)

downtowncleveland.com.

THU 07/18

Asian Lantern Festival

Taking over parks and zoos across the country, the traveling Asian Lantern Festival shows off thousands of colorful, large-scale paper lanterns in open, green spaces. This year's Cleveland edition, which runs through July 28 at the Metroparks Zoo, brings 40 brand-new light-up displays. The event also includes authentic bites from local spots Li Wah, King Wah and Thai Thai, an interactive zone, open-air market and live performances. Running after zoo hours, the lantern exhibit is open Thursday through Sunday only, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. Same-day tickets are $20.50, or you can score four for $60. (Kids age 2 and younger are free.) Those purchasing online tickets get a discount. (Laura Morrison) 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-661-6500, clemetzoo.com.

Edgewater Live

Time again for Edgewater Live, the Cleveland Metroparks' extremely popular series of Thursday-night happy-hour concerts held at Edgewater Beach. In addition to live musical performances, you'll find yoga, standup paddleboarding and cornhole. Those ubiquitous food trucks will be on hand, of course, and the Beach House will sell drinks and food as well. Hours are 4:30 to 9 p.m. Admission is free, but bring some bucks for food and drink. The fun continues weekly through August 1. (Niesel) 6500 Cleveland Memorial Shoreway NW, clevelandmetroparks.com.

Film Cafe

The Music Box Supper Club has partnered with the Cleveland Film Commission and Cleveland State University School of Film and Media Arts for a Film Cafe series that will offer "a fun environment for fans and other film industry pros to learn more about filmmaking from each other." Each month, a local film expert will dissect a specific topic and lead a discussion about a specific theme. The event will also serve as a networking session, and there will be food and beverage specials. Tonight, stuntman extraordinaire Richard Fike will speak about his challenging craft. The talk starts at 7 p.m., and admission is free. (Niesel)

1148 Main Ave., 216-242-1250, musicboxcle.com.

Taste of Cultura

The folks at Festival Latino International are the ones behind this weekend's Taste of Cultura, a Latino makers' exposition which takes place today through Sunday at the Michael Zone Recreation Center Park. Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Cubans, Chileans and the many others of Latino descent have all played a part in the growth of the arts, crafts and makers industry in the United States; and as part of an ongoing effort to support each other, several organizations have become collaborators to "bring forth light and a heritage identity upon the local arts and cultural scene." There will be music, art, culture, symposiums and more. The fest runs from 5 to 10 p.m. today and tomorrow and from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Admission is free. (Niesel)

6301 Lorain Rd., 216-664-4139, dscdo.org.

Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me!

Panelists Alonzo Bodden, Maeve Higgins and Mo Rocca will be on stage for today's edition of National Public Radio's game show, Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me! Host Peter Sagal leads a panel of comedians, humorists and journalists through listener contestants and a comic review of the week's news. Contestants vie for the most coveted prize in all of public radio: a custom-recorded voicemail greeting by any of the guest panelists. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. at Blossom Music Center. Check the Cleveland Orchestra website for ticket prices. (Niesel)

1145 West Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, 216-231-1111, clevelandorchestra.com.

FRI 07/19

78th Street Studios Third Friday Art Walk

Time again for the Third Friday Art Walk at the cavernous 78th Street Studios. More than 50 studios and galleries will participate in this popular indoor art walk; be sure to check out spots like the Derek Hess Gallery, Tregoning & Company and Hilary Gent Studio for a chance to shop and interact with artists. Look for food trucks out front and live music on the first floor. Hours are 5 to 9 p.m. and admission is free. (Niesel) 1300 West 78th St., 78thstreetstudios.com.

Euclid Beach Live

This live concert series offers great music, delicious food and fun for the whole family. The setting couldn't be better either: The site overlooks the scenic Euclid Beach State Park on Lake Erie, and the 285-foot rebuilt pier gives the events a throwback feel and harkens back to the glory days of Euclid Beach amusement park. The fun takes place tonight from 6 to 9. The series continues through Aug. 2. (Niesel) 16301 Lake Shore Blvd., 216-635-3200, clevelandmetroparks.com.

Indians vs. Kansas City Royals

It helps that the Detroit Tigers and the Kansas City Royals, two of MLB's worst teams, reside in the AL Central Division, ensuring the Indians have plenty of chances to pick up some easy wins. Tonight, the Royals come to town for a three-game series. First pitch is at 7:10, and it's Dollar Dog Night so be sure to bring your appetite. Tickets start at $15. (Niesel)

2401 Ontario St., 216-420-4487, clevelandindians.com.

The Lalas Burlesque Show

The Lalas Burlesque Show, a group of elite female dancers working in the Los Angeles film and entertainment industry, arrives tonight at MGM Northfield Park's Neon Room. Fans can expect vaudeville blackout skits, dance productions and comedy, as well as a "healthy dose" of sparkling rhinestone trimmings and tassels. The group performs at 9 tonight and tomorrow night. Tickets start at $27.50. (Niesel)

10705 Northfield Rd., Northfield, 330-908-7793, mgmnorthfieldpark.mgmresorts.com/en.html.

Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank

"If you have a brain and some feeling for people, you'll be a good photographer," says Swiss-born photographer Robert Frank in Leaving Home, Coming Home: A Portrait of Robert Frank, a documentary about his career. Originally shot in 2004, the film has come out only recently. It shows today at 7 p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets cost $10, or $7 for CMA members and students. (Niesel)

11150 East Blvd., 216-421-7350, clevelandart.org.

Slightly Stoopid

This special all-weekend event at Nelson Ledges Quarry Park featuring headliners Slightly Stoopid, and kicks off tonight with the Expendables, Roots of Creation and the Ries Brothers. Tomorrow Slightly Stoopid gets the spotlight, along with openers Tribal Seeds, Matisyahu and Hirie. Much like 311 and Sublime, Slightly Stoopid draws from rock, ska and reggae. Admission is $140 ($120 presale) for Friday through Sunday, or $100 ($85 presale) for Saturday through Sunday. There is no extra charge for camping. (Niesel)

12001 State Route 282, Garrettsville, 440-548-2716, nlqp.com.

Summers@Severance: Romero Plays Rodrigo

Guitarist Pepe Romero sits in with the Cleveland Orchestra for tonight's special Summers@Severance concert that features selections from Rodrigo and Debussy. The concert begins at 7, but there will be special happy hour pricing in the hour prior to the concert. The program repeats at 7 p.m. on Sunday at Blossom Music Center. Consult the Cleveland Orchestra website for ticket prices. (Niesel)

11001 Euclid Ave., 216-231-1111, clevelandorchestra.com.

SAT 07/20

Adopt-a-Beach Shoreline Cleanup

Since 2012, Greater Cleveland Aquarium's nonprofit Splash Fund has hosted an Adopt-a-Beach shoreline cleanup program. Today's cleanup takes place at 10 a.m. at Edgewater Park. Someone from the Splash Fund team will be on hand to "advise, assist and provide necessary supplies." Anyone who donates his or her time to help the lake stay great will be rewarded with one free general admission ticket to the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Splash Fund leadership provides gloves, containers and guidance and, at the end of each session, the team records and analyzes the junk they have amassed. Over the course of four mornings, last year's volunteers helped the Splash Fund bag 386 pounds of trash that included bits of foam, glass and 7,686 pieces of plastic. For registration, schedules and other details, see the website. (Niesel)

greaterclevelandaquarium.com.

Beachland Mid-Summer Flea

More than 45 vendors will exhibit both inside and outside the Beachland Ballroom today to sell vinyl records, vintage clothing, unique artwork, music memorabilia and more. The sale runs from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free, and the Beachland's brunch will be available throughout the entire flea. (Niesel)

15711 Waterloo Rd., 216-383-1124, beachlandballroom.com.

Broadway Trivia

Last Call Trivia hosts tonight's special Broadway Trivia game happening at U.S. Bank Plaza at 7 p.m. This special version, created exclusively for Playhouse Square, lasts two hours and incorporates a distinctive point wagering system, giving teams the ability to choose their own strategy. It's free. (Niesel)

East 14th Street and Euclid Avenue, 216-771-4444, playhousesquare.org.

Bruch's Violin Concerto

Teen prodigy Daniel Lozakovich makes his Cleveland Orchestra debut tonight at 8 at Blossom. He'll join the orchestra to perform Max Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1. The program also includes pieces by Kodaly and Sibelius. Consult the orchestra's website for ticket prices. (Niesel)

1145 West Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, 216-231-1111, clevelandorchestra.com.

International Women's Dive Day

Created as an annual Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) commemoration, International Women's Dive Day celebrates female divers and aims "to cultivate a more diverse, active and engaged dive community." Today, the Greater Cleveland Aquarium will celebrate the day with special programming. The aquarium's PADI International Women's Dive Day celebration includes dive trivia challenges and dive-themed temporary tattoos, and there will be opportunities to meet aquarium dive team members during underwater talks at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3:45 p.m. and at an aquarium information table. Check the aquarium website for hours and ticket prices. (Niesel)

2000 Sycamore St., 216-862-8803, greaterclevelandaquarium.com.

La Placita

Cleveland boasts a rich diversity of ethnic groups. The Hispanic-themed La Placita, a pop-up open air market held the second Saturday of the month, celebrates some of the city's rich heritage. Installed in the parking lots at West 25th Street and Clark Avenue, La Placita features live entertainment, traditional food, artisan vendors and more. It takes place from 1 to 10 p.m. today. Admission is free. Find more details on Facebook. (Niesel)

3104 West 25th St., facebook.com/laplacitacleveland.

Parliament and Funkadelic

Funkmeister George Clinton and his band Parliament Funkadelic come to the Rock Hall today on what Clinton's calling his final tour. Before the show, Clinton will participate in an "intimate conversation" in the Rock Hall's Foster Theater. Dumpstaphunk and Miss Velvet & the Blue Wolf open the show. The talk begins at 5:30 p.m., and the concert starts at 7 p.m. Check the Rock Hall website for ticket prices. (Niesel)

1100 Rock and Roll Blvd., 216-515-8444, rockhall.com.

SUN 07/21

Gospel Brunch

The monthly Gospel Brunch has been a spiritual Sunday staple for years at the House of Blues. The recently reinvigorated show puts a bit more emphasis on the music. As for the food, the all-you-can-eat musical extravaganza features Southern classics like chicken jambalaya, biscuits and gravy, and chicken and waffles. Seatings are available today at 11 a.m. Detrich Burgess & Company will perform. Tickets are $40 and can be purchased online, by phone or at the box office. (Niesel)

308 Euclid Ave., 216-523-2583, houseofblues.com.

The Marriage of Maria Braun

Hanna Schygulla stars in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria Braun, a darkly funny allegory of postwar Germany that became Fassbinder's biggest box office hit when it came out in 1978. It screens at 1:30 p.m. today and at 1:45 p.m. on Tuesday at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Tickets cost $12, or $9 for CMA members and students. (Niesel)

11150 East Blvd., 216-421-7350, clevelandart.org.

Sloppy Sundays in the Sun

On select Sundays throughout the summer, Now That's Class will host Sloppy Sundays in the Sun, an event that appeals to day drinkers. Bartender Juliet will serve up her special Aperol Spritz and Pimms cocktails, and both patios will be open. The club will even set up an outdoor basketball hoop. The bar opens at 3 p.m., and happy hour takes place from 5 to 8 p.m. It's free. (Niesel)

11213 Detroit Ave., 216-221-8576, nowthatsclass.net.

Chad Thornsberry

Comedian Chad Thornsberry is a Southern man who loves to make people laugh. Thornsberry has a very laidback attitude on stage and will not stop at anything to make you laugh, even if that means the joke is at his expense. Whether joking about how his accent makes people think he can fix their tractor (which he can) or making fun of everyday situations, he's not above self-deprecation. He performs tonight at 7 at Hilarities. Tickets are $13 to $18. (Martin Harp)

2035 East Fourth St., 216-241-7425, pickwickandfrolic.com.

MON 07/22

Lunchtime Trivia

Today from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. on U.S. Bank Plaza, Last Call Trivia hosts a live show that allows teams to compete for prizes by answering trivia questions. Last Call games also incorporate a distinctive point wagering system, giving teams the ability to choose their own strategy which ensures every team has an equal chance to compete. Teams can range from 1 to 8 players and prizes are awarded to the top teams at the event's conclusion. The weekly competitions continue through Aug. 26. (Niesel)

East 14th Street and Euclid Avenue, 216-771-4444, playhousesquare.org.

Shit Show Karaoke

Local rapper/promoter Dirty Jones and Scene's own Manny Wallace host Shit Show Karaoke, a weekly event at the B-Side Liquor Lounge wherein patrons choose from "an unlimited selection of jams from hip-hop to hard rock," and are encouraged to "be as bad as you want." Fueled by drink and shot specials, it all goes down tonight at 10 p.m. (Niesel)

2785 Euclid Hts. Blvd., Cleveland Heights, 216-932-1966, bsideliquorlounge.com.

TUE 07/23

Dancing Under the Stars

Time again for Dancing Under the Stars at U.S. Bank Plaza. Beginning at 6, staffers from Viva Dance will dish the salsa lessons; then it's on to the dance party, with live music provided by Orquestra Sonora. The dancing begins at 6:30 and continues until 9 p.m. Admission is free. The weekly dance party continues through August 27. (Niesel) East 14th St. and Euclid Ave., 216-771-4444, playhousesquare.org.

Tiki Tuesday

To celebrate the warm weather, Music Box Supper Club launched a special Tiki Tuesday event earlier this summer. All tiki drinks are just $6 and some of the food specials are $6 too. There's even a playlist of classic Caribbean music from the '40s and '50s. The party takes place from 4 to 8 p.m. (Niesel)

1148 Main Ave., 216-242-1250, musicboxcle.com.

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