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In this presentation, learn how you can use your device to take advantage of the library's digital collection of ebooks, audiobooks and more! Attendees should -have a working knowledge of their device prior to attending this program. Call the Independence Library for more information. 216-4470160
Based on a story and characters by Damon Runyon; Music and lyrics by Frank Loesser; Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows Guys and Dolls is a sure bet that soars with the spirit of Broadway! Set in a vivid, mid-20th century New York City and buoyed by a Frank Loesser score that is among the most immortal works in theater history, this American classic has been called "the perfect musical comedy." Featuring an eclectic ensemble of high-rolling gambler "guys," well-meaning missi... Visit Website
Nine 2011 Tony Awards say it's the Best Musical of the Year. Vogue says, "It's the funniest musical of all time." And The New York Times says, "It's the best musical of this century." It's THE BOOK OF MORMON, the Broadway phenomenon from South Park creators Trey Parker and Matter and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez. The Daily Show's Jon Stewart calls it "A crowning achievement. So good, it makes me angry." *The Book of Mormon contains explicit language and is not... Visit Website
Opening Reception Friday, June 14 · 4:00 p.m. Main Library, 2nd floor Literature Department, Lobby Exhibit June 14 – September 14 Main Library, 2nd floor Literature Department, Lobby June 1938 saw the release of the first-ever Superman comic book, created by two young men from Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood: writer Jerry Siegel and artist Joe Shuster. The Cleveland Public Library and The Ohio Center for the Book are pleased to celebrate the 75th birthday of the i...
Summer Day Camp, Draw, Paint, Explore, Create, with Shannon Casey. June 17 - 21, 2013, 9am-noon daily. Explore drawing and painting from life in this creative sampler for youth, ages 10 and older. Emphasis will be on simplifying shapes and using value, volume and proportion to create a basic framework for a drawing or painting. Students will work from still life arrangements (with favorite objects provided by students), a live model and their own images. A variety of materials will be used in... Visit Website
Music by Richard Rodgers Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan Directed by Terri Kent Set on a tropical island during World War II, the musical tells the sweeping romantic story of two couples and how their happiness is threatened by the realities of the war and by their own prejudices. The beloved score's songs include "Some Enchanted Evening," "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair," "This Nearly Was Mine" and "The... Visit Website
Art @ M.D. Garage is a series of free art exhibitions organized and coordinated by the Crooked River Gang, a volunteer group that promotes art in the Cuyahoga Valley. The M.D. Garage is a 1940s gas station located in the village of Boston. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Most artwork is available for purchase.
The Bonfoey Gallery, the exclusive representative of the work of Joseph O'Sickey, is pleased to present an exhibition of his work, Travels: Provence & Maine. The exhibition will be on view in our street level gallery from June 14 through July 13, 2013. An opening reception with the artist will be held at the gallery Friday, June 14, from 5-8 pm. This exhibition will run concurrently with a retrospective of O'Sickey's work at the Canton Museum of Art from May 2 - July 21, 2013. For more i... Visit Website
The Confucius Institute at Cleveland State University and 1+1 World Language & Culture Organization have collaborated to initiate a 4-week Chinese Immersion Summer Camps for K-12 students in Northeast Ohio. The goal of the K-12 immersion summer camp was to provide authentic cultural learning environments, build a strong Chinese language foundation for Ohio students and prepared them in anticipation of future academic and career opportunities. Eligibility: Kindergarten to twelfth graders w... Visit Website
May 20th - Aug 2nd With over 1,200 objects of art and design exhibited throughout the Cleveland Institute of Art in a one-week span, CIA's Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis reviews are easily the most comprehensive visual art event of the year in Northern Ohio. The Student Summer Show presents the best of this year's BFA Thesis exhibitions as well as a selection of work presented by CIA's sophomores and juniors. Exhibitions will be on public display at both CIA buildings, Monday-Friday, 10... Visit Website
It is said that one in every twenty homes in America has a work of Thomas Kinkade hanging on its walls. On Friday, the man who was known to the public as the "Painter of Light," died in his Los Gatos, CA home, of what appeared to be natural causes. He was 54. Kinkade was a favorite among art collectors. Locally, he visited Mentor, OH for events at Gallery One whose authorized Kinkade Signature Gallery on Route 615 attracts visitors from throughout the country. Kinkade leaves his wife, ... Visit Website
CVSR operates regular excursions on Wednesdays through Sundays, starting Saturday, June 1 through September 1. Tickets are $18 adults and $13 children ages 3 - 12 and include the Voices of the Valley audio tour. For details, schedules, and to register, call 800-468-4070 or visit www.cvsr.com.
Aim, focus and take your best shot during Photo Safari at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The Zoo's annual photo contest is open to all amateur photographers. Participation in Photo Safari is easy. All photos must be taken on Zoo grounds between April 1 and November 1, 2013 and submitted to Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on photographic paper on or before November 1, 2013. Photo Safari photographers will find special "photo opportunity" signs located throughout the Zoo. These signs are placed nea... Visit Website
Don't miss this first of its kind exhibit from the "World's Greatest Rock and Roll Band." This exhibit tells the story of the Rolling Stones' history, music, creative process, world tours and their critical role in shaping our culture and our very idea of what rock and roll is.