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03 / 27
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 7:00 pm

MAYOR FRANK G. JACKSON’S ARTS & CULTURE INITIATIVE

presents

NO UMBRELLA – AN ELECTION DAY IN THE CITY

Laura Paglin, Producer/Director

Monday, March 27th, 2006 at 6:00 PM
In the Rotunda of Cleveland City Hall

No Umbrella – An Election Day In The City is about getting the vote out in Cleveland during the 2004 General Election and stars Fannie Lewis, Cleveland City Councilwoman for Ward 7. It premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah this past January and sold out at its Cleveland debut on Wednesday at the International Film Festival. Mayor Jackson’s Arts & Culture Initiative will show the entire short documentary in the Rotunda before the Cleveland City Council meeting.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards, co-authors of “Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism, and the Future,” will speak at Case on March 27 at 7 p.m. in the 1914 Lounge, Thwing Center. The topic of their lecture will be “Can I Be a Feminist and …Shave, Love My Boyfriend, Make Money, Get Married, Be Pro-Life?” A book-signing will follow the lecture.

03 / 28
Start: 11:30 am
End: 1:30 pm

Please come together at the Charter One Global Enterprise Center for a very special Excellence Roundtable with a specific purpose - Closing Constant Systems.

For this proactive lunchtime discussion, Constant Systems' Aiden Audouy and Diane Brown will demonstrate their technology and explore with us the factors influencing whether their company will locate valuable business operations in NEO, or Research Triangle. By being at this Roundtable, you can help them determine NEO is the best location in the nation and prove that to their CEO.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm
 

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gritty rock from a gritty city

LIVE  at great bar in the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood

rock'n'roll, pierogies, & croatian beers, and the music is always free

www.happydog58.com 

the album can be bought here >> www.EXITSTENCILrecordings.com 

or at iTunes

 

03 / 29
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Remembering Edris Eckhardt: Personal Reminiscences, with Author Ruth Dancyger, curator/friend Joseph Kisvardi, friend Frederick Tyler & artist/student Mary Wawyrtko, moderated by William Busta. This program is part of the exhibition Edris Eckhardt: Visionary and Innovator in American Studio Ceramics and Glass, February 18, 2006-April 15, 2006, For the first time, the ground breaking work of studio glass artist Edris Eckhardt will be on display. Eckhardt, who initially gained attention during the Works Progress Administration era for her work in ceramics, pioneered in rediscovering ancient Egyptian glass-making techniques and in creating innovative works combining glass and metal. Curators: Henry Adams and Joseph Kisvardi

03 / 30
Start: 4:00 pm

Ori Z. Soltes, Goldman Professorial Lecturer in Theology and Fine Arts, Georgetown University, will compare and contrast the two key Spring holidays in Jewish tradition. He will address history, myth, theology and art in the narrative context of both festivals, the importance of each in shaping Judaism and Jewish identity, and the reflection of these issues in the rich visual traditions of the Haggadah and the Megillat Esther.

Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Nelson Goodman, one of the 20th century's foremost philosophers, believed in the cognitive nature of art and viewed the arts as partners with the sciences. Pictures, the performing arts, and architecture shape our understanding just as mathematics and the sciences do. In his lecture, Ivan Gaskell will provide insights on Nelson's question, "When is art?"

03 / 31
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Portfolios for the six architecture firms short-listed for MoCA's new building at University Circle will be on exhibit at the Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative.

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

RSVP: 216-664-9600 or to christy [at] reddotproject [dot] org     

As part of this Grand Opening, we will be offering memberships to RED DOT Project at a variety of support levels. In keeping with our mission of providing sales opportunities to our members, all memberships will include a work of art by one of our member artists with the standard commission paid to the artist.

04 / 1
04 / 2
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 5:00 pm
Public Presentation and Discussion of MoCA Short-Listed Architecture Firms

Sunday, April 2, 2-5pm
Weatherhead School of Management
Peter B. Lewis Building, Conference Room 04

04 / 3
04 / 4
Start: 10:00 am
End: 2:00 pm

Within the context of a City Club of Cleveland event celebrating National Public Health Week, a short course in Lead Poisoning is designed for primary care providers, physicians and nurses, to update the current practices of prevention, screening, and treatment along with a demographic description of the Greater Cleveland lead problem.

Start: 12:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm
Tuesday, April 04, 2006 12:00 PM
Low-Level Lead Toxicity: The Ongoing Search for a Threshold
Bruce P. Lanphear, MD, MPH
Sloan Prof. of Children's Environmental Health & Dir., Cincinnati Children's Environmental Health Ct

Reservation
Lead poisoning is still one of the most serious public health concerns facing children in Cuyahoga County. Rates of childhood lead poisoning are well above 20% in many Cleveland neighborhoods and East Cleveland. Cleveland’s rate is in the top five nationally, with the current U.S. overall rate at under 2%.

Dr. Bruce Lanphear, The Sloan Professor of Children's Environmental Health and the Director of the Cincinnati Children's Environmental Health Center at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, will review new data on the adverse health effects of childhood lead exposure, review the major sources of childhood lead exposure and discuss the regulations and tools necessary to shift our focus toward primary prevention.
Start: 4:30 pm

“Groundhog Day” screenwriter Danny Rubin will speak on April 4 from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Baker-Nord Center, Clark Hall room 206. He will discuss screenwriting, Hollywood, and the creative process, and will take audience questions.

04 / 5
Start: 6:00 pm
Start: 04/05/2006 - 18:00
End: 04/06/2006 - 14:00

Something for everyone! Research Showcase showcases what people are doing in University Circle; CASE students and faculty, UH, and the museums are all involved. Veale Center, CASE's huge gymnasium will be filled with 100s of people with displays of their research. Please check out the Website for a list of events and presenters.

04 / 6
End: 2:00 pm
Start: 04/05/2006 - 18:00
End: 04/06/2006 - 14:00

Something for everyone! Research Showcase showcases what people are doing in University Circle; CASE students and faculty, UH, and the museums are all involved. Veale Center, CASE's huge gymnasium will be filled with 100s of people with displays of their research. Please check out the Website for a list of events and presenters.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

JOHN SIBLEY BUTLER, Ph.D, is a University of Texas Professor, who will be the keynote speaker at the Butler Jones Dinner Lecture, Thursday, April 6, 2006, at 6 pm, at the CSU Wolstein Center.

He will discuss “Lessons of Black Success from Business and Military
Organizations.”

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2006, 6PM (dinner lecture); 5PM (cocktail hour)
CSU WOLSTEIN CENTER (2000 Prospect Ave, 4th Floor). For ticket information, please call 216-687-4500. (tickets are $50, with proceeds benefiting the Butler Jones Endowed Lecture Series)

04 / 7
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Throughout the neighborhoods of Cleveland, Cleveland Heights and Shaker Heights, volunteers have begun to monitor the quality of our local waterway, the Doan Brook.  People are rolling up their sleeves, donning hip-waders and delving into the brook’s substrate in search of aquatic insects for a myriad of reasons.  Some wish to take individual action to augment data that isn’t collected by local and regional agencies.  Others find it a meaningful and educational way to spend time with their children.  And still others are just curious about the natural world around us. At our training workshop you will learn about:

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

The Black Law Students’ Association at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law
cordially invites you to its Annual Scholarship Banquet on Friday, April 7, 2006 at the City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Avenue.  Keynote Speaker: Honorable Frank G. Jackson ‘83.

04 / 8
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 2:00 pm
Rain Barrel Workshop: The Nature Center and the Cleveland Botanical Garden will teach you how to make your own, $25 to Register call Kristin Ciofani at 216-707-2832.  Materials provided. 
Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

 

April 8th - May 4th

"You're A Rock n' Roll Suicide" works by Arabella Proffer
opening reception Saturday, April 8th 7pm-9pm
as part of Highland Square "Second Saturdays" with Square Records and We Are Campfire Printing.
@ Revival, 822 Market Street, Akron OH 44303 (330) 762-4845

04 / 9
04 / 10
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Primary Debates 2006

Spring Debate Season at The City Club of Cleveland

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

Experience the excitement of downtown Cleveland with CMA @ the House of Blues curators's happy-hour, after work atmosphere with culture!

This month, hear about the Museum's Prints and Drawings collection with Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings Heather Lemonedes.

04 / 11
04 / 12
Start: 4:00 pm

 

Elisabeth Koll, Associate Professor of Modern Chinese History, recently returned from a year in China where she researched her current book project on the social history of the Chinese railroad between the 1890s and the 1960s.

04 / 13
Start: 9:00 am
End: 11:00 am
NOMINATION TABLED BY CLEVELAND LANDMARKS COMMISSION UNTIL APRIL 27TH

 

This Thursday morning, April 13, at 9 AM, the historic building at 300 Central Viaduct, on the Central Viaduct, goes before the Cleveland Historic Landmarks Commission, in an emergency action initiated by "Citizen" Ed Hauser, at the start of a critical process to protect this landmark from demolition by the Ohio Department of Transportation.
04 / 14
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

U.S. Senator Ron Wyden at The City Club of Cleveland

Start: 1:00 pm
Start: 04/14/2006 - 13:00
End: 04/15/2006 - 17:00

 

Don't miss a unique
opportunity to see over  150 works in ceramics and glass by the Cleveland School Artist Edris Eckhardt. The exhibition on now at the Cleveland Artists Foundation was co-curated by art historian Henry Adams and collector Joe Kisvardai. Eckhardt, who studied and taught at the Cleveland School of Art (now Cleveland Institute of Art) has been called a "visionary and innovator in American studio ceramics and glass." A contemporary of Viktor Schreckengost, she was part of one of the most fertile periods of Cleveland's artistic history, but you must see her works for yourself!

Start: 6:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

 

Its the second Friday of the month again and that means its time for another Tremont Art Walk!  The Ukranian Museum at 1202 Kenilworth will have an exhibit of pysanky (Ukrainian Easter eggs). Some of my favorite stops are Pilgrim Church (they will be showing independent films at 7 and 8:30 p.m. Firday night and 1, 7, and 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, they also exhibit the work of local artists) Doubting Thomas (probably the most avant garde gallery in NEO) Asterisk Gallery and Brandt Gallery. Art, entertainment, shopping, dining -- there is so much to do. Check out the website http://www.tremontartwalk.org/TAW.HTM

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 10:00 pm

Looking for someething to do this Friday, why not stop by Assemble for the closing reception of Smile on the Rocks: The artwork of Keith Warren Greiman & Keith Andrew Shore. If you haven't seen the show yet, this is your last chance to gaze upon these one of a kind pieces that have formally graced the pages of ReadyMade, Bust, SOMA & Faeshetic... (to name just a few). The closing reception runs 7pm-10pm this Friday, April 14st.

Start: 10:00 pm

The quality and variety of works is very impressive, but that's no surpise, Viktor Schreckengost has great taste! Works by Yuni Aaron, David Brunner, Giancarlo Calicchia, Bruce A. Edwards, Gerry Fogarty, Fred Gearhart, Margot J. Gotoff, James M. Havens, Michael LaRich, Jason Lascu, Greg Martin, Harry Melroy, Bea Mitchell, William T. Moore III, Edw. E. Parker, John A. Ranally Jr., Barbara Stanczak, Thomas A. Stevick and Cleo B. Wolf are included and many are for sale. Visit The Sculpture Center ,see what Ohio sculptors have to offer before the show closes on Friday.

04 / 15
End: 5:00 pm
Start: 04/14/2006 - 13:00
End: 04/15/2006 - 17:00

 

Don't miss a unique
opportunity to see over  150 works in ceramics and glass by the Cleveland School Artist Edris Eckhardt. The exhibition on now at the Cleveland Artists Foundation was co-curated by art historian Henry Adams and collector Joe Kisvardai. Eckhardt, who studied and taught at the Cleveland School of Art (now Cleveland Institute of Art) has been called a "visionary and innovator in American studio ceramics and glass." A contemporary of Viktor Schreckengost, she was part of one of the most fertile periods of Cleveland's artistic history, but you must see her works for yourself!

Start: 9:30 am
End: 5:00 pm

"Art About Art" - Now in its 32nd year, the Cleveland Symposium is organized by the graduate students in the Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Museum of Art Joint Program in Art History & Museum Studies.

04 / 16
Start: 7:30 am
End: 5:30 pm

The annual blossoming of Daffodil Hill, a collection of over 100,000 bulbs, an ongoing project since the 1940's, is one Lake View Cemetery's most popular attractions.

04 / 17
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Primary Debates 2006

Spring Debate Season at The City Club of Cleveland

04 / 18
Start: 11:00 am
End: 4:00 pm

Sustain-a-palooza - April 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Adelbert Gym – will highlight what Case and others in Cleveland are doing to create a more sustainable environment on campus and in the area. A central component of the event will be spotlighting faculty and student work and research. Bring your old cell phones, ink jet cartridges and eyeglasses for recycling, and enjoy food, entertainment and door prizes. Those interested in volunteering should contact susan [dot] woolf [at] case [dot] edu or call 368-4330 by the end of today.

04 / 19
04 / 20
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

 

Valerie Cassel Oliver, Associate Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, has organized several critically acclaimed exhibitions including Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970 and Boys Behaving Badly. Prior to joining CAM Houston, Cassel Oliver was Director of the Visiting ArtistsProgram at the School of the art Institute of chicago and served as co-curator of the 2000 Whitney Biennial.

Start: 6:30 pm
End: 8:30 pm

The speaker for the next meeting of the Digital Photography Special Interest Group is George Nemeth, who will talk about photo weblogs.

George has been at the forefront of blogging in our region and has helped many people understand and "get it" as to what the phenomenon of blogging is all about. Since 2002, George has run his blog, Brewed Fresh Daily, a civic-focused site dealing with many regional issues, and keeping readers throughout the area connected and informed.

 

04 / 21
Start: 12:00 pm
End: 1:30 pm

Peter Garforth at The City Club of Cleveland

Start: 4:00 pm

Kwame Anthony Appiah, Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy and the Center for Human Values at Princeton University, was raised in Ghana and educated at Clare College, Cambridge. His many books include two monographs in the philosophy of language as well as the widely acclaimed In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture, which received both the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for nonfiction and the Herskovitz Prize of the African Studies Association.

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

I received a postcard for the gallery opening of this exhibit. I've summarized the basics below. Please visit the website for more details.

SPACES mounts the first exhibition in Ohio to explore the idea of Afrofuturism, the subculture that deals with the interplay between time, technology, race and culture in the USA. Seventeen artists, from both historical and future viewpoints, tackle the impact of technology on the physical, social and spiritual lives of black people.

From science fiction to film and cultural exploration, the artists create work in painting, video and video games, sound installation, spoken word, sculpture, cinema and drawings. Conceived by The Soap Factory and Obsidian Arts in Minneapolis, the exhibition Afrofuturism was originally curated by Minneapolis-based artist Ernest Bryant and Suzanne Roberts of Obsidian Arts. SPACES introduced six northeast-Ohio artists into the exhibition.

Artists in the exhibition include:
 
04 / 22
04 / 23
Start: 2:00 pm

Spectrum: the Lockwood Thompson Dialogues is a new program created for the Cleveland Public Library by Cleveland Public Art.   The topic for the 2006 series is Cultural & Creative Migrations.  The April event will bring internationally acclaimed artist Shahzia Sikander together with moderator Kurt Andersen, host and co-creator of Public Radio International’s Studio 360, to discuss topics as diverse as cultural identity and the relationship of technology and globalization to the act of creating art.

04 / 24
04 / 25
04 / 26
Start: 5:00 pm
End: 8:00 pm

The Minority Men’s Health Center will host the 4th Annual Minority Men's Health Fair Wednesday, April 26th in the lobby of the Crile building from 5-8 p.m. Attendees will receive various free health screenings including prostate cancer, blood pressure, glaucoma, cholesterol, sickle cell, diabetes and oral cancer among others.
In addition, the health fair will also include health seminars and information tables related to topics such as stroke prevention, smoking cessation, and health and nutrition. The Minority Men’s Health Center ’s goal is to address the striking health disparities that exist in minority men, and provide the necessary information for prevention and treatment of these health problems. Parking is free.
For more information about the Minority Men's Health Fair, please call 216.444.6400.  For a link to the website, click here

Start: 5:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm
Rebirth Brass Band Second Lining

 

The totally awesome Rebirth Brass Band will second line from Public Square to the Tri-C Jazz Fest - check this out... it will blow you away...

04 / 27
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

With the support of the Julius Fund for Ancient, Medieval and Renaissance Studies
                 The Department of Art History & Art, Case Western Reserve University

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 8:00 pm

Prelude2Cinema will be holding a series of fundraisers to support the Studio Expansion and the creation of a New Industry in Northeast Ohio. The first event is April 27th from 5:30pm to 8pm at the Velvet Dog and only cost $5.00. It features free appetizers and a comp. cocktail. We will be a screening a new episode of the TV Series "Out of Darkness" and the cast will be there. To attend RSVP at, alexmichaels [at] prelude2cinema [dot] com/darkwrap7">http://www.evite.com/app/publicUrl/alexmichaels [at] prelude2cinema [dot] com/darkwrap7