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Roberta Stack-Costantino, Life Coach, Author and Certified Dementia Practitioner will provide background information on Dementia for caregivers sharing ideas for activities, home modifications to make the home safe and teaching the caregiver coping mechanisms to be able to care for the individual with Dementia. For more information call the Independence Library at 216-447-0160.
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...
This year Milestones 11th Annual Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference: Life-Long Strategies for Success is on June 19-20, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. Our featured keynote speakers are Jed Baker, PhD and Stephen Shore, EdD and there will be over 70 evidence-based workshops. The conference attracts over 800 professionals and family members from far and wide. http://milestones.org/what-we-do/conferences/
This exhibition presents a dramatic inside look at 1960s biker counterculture. From 1963 - 1967 Danny Lyon not only captured the bikers in photographs, but immersed himself in the lifestyle. Lyon joined the Chicago Outlaw Motorcycle Club, making him a pioneer of the new form of photojournalism where the artist was personally involved with the subject. This series was featured in Lyon's defining first photography book and became one of the most important and influential documentary series of the... Visit Website
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 Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats is the first major exhibition in the U.S. to pay tribute to award-winning author and illustrator Ezra Jack Keats (1916-1983), whose beloved children's books include Whistle for Willie, Peter's Chair, and The Snowy Day, published in 1962. The first modern full-color picture book to feature an African-American protagonist, The Snowy Day inspired generations of readers. The exhibition features over 80 original works by the artist, from preliminary sketc... Visit Website
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
The museum is collaborating with Leggett Elementary, King Elementary, Glover Elementary and The Lippman School to celebrate the power of picture book storytelling and promote visual literacy. Leggett second and third grade students will create collaborative classroom picture books to be displayed in The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation Gallery. The student artists will also meet and work with children's book author and illustrator Duncan Tonatiuh, who will create a large-scale mural for t... 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.
Line Color Illusion: 40 Years of Julian Stanczak showcases paintings and prints collected by the Akron Art Museum since 1970. The exhibition documents both Julian Stanczak's impressive career as a master of color and the museum's longstanding commitment to his work. A longtime resident of Northeastern Ohio and retired Cleveland Institute of Art professor, Julian Stanczak earned international recognition as a pioneer of "Op Art," a style based on optical illusion, following his first N... Visit Website
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
"Raiment for Liturgy: Vestments in the Kent State University Collection" will highlight a variety of religious garments and textiles from the KSU Museum's permanent collection, many of which are made from lavish materials. The Roman Catholic Church decreed that vestments be made of silk, the most expensive and precious of all textiles, because bishops and priests celebrating mass should wear only the finest materials. For this reason, many of the vestments in the exhibition are made o... 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.
This exhibition of glass showcases the breadth of the Kent State University Museum collection that has resulted from many donors' personal collecting interests. Thanks to generous donors, the museum has amassed a diverse collection of glass that spans the Roman Era to the 20th century. The primary glass donors, Paul Miller and Jabe Tarter, were well known glass and antique connoisseurs, and the museum received a 10,000 piece donation from their estate in 2004. Since that time, with the help o... Visit Website