Arts and Culture

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American Lebanese Community Council presents Lebanon Day at Cleveland City Hall

(December 2018, Plain Press)        In the first floor Rotunda at Cleveland City Hall, on November 19th, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson welcomed a crowd of over 300 to the 8thAnnual Celebration of Lebanon Day in Cleveland and the celebration of the 75thAnniversary of the Independence of Lebanon. Jackson noted the importance of cultural diversity to the development … Continue reading

Art House receives Stand for the Arts Award

(Plain Press, November 2018)        Over seventy friends and supporters of Art House gathered at its facility at 3119 Denison Avenue on October 20th, for a Stand for the Arts Award Ceremony honoring Art House. Ovation TV, America’s only arts network, and local cable provider, Spectrum, hosted the invitation-only, catered event which included the presentation of a … Continue reading

Pumpkin Decorating at Greenwood Park

“It’s Up to Us” Mural

Around the Town Photo Gallery

St. Colman Parish celebrates 100th Anniversary of church building with a Day of Music

(Plain Press, July 2018)      On June 9th, St. Colman Parish celebrated the 100th Anniversary of the opening of its church building with a Day of Music. The event began with Irish Dancing in the Church Hall featuring two dancers from Murphy’s Irish Arts Center in Beachwood. The dancers, Don Jacobsen and Ellen Conkey entertained the … Continue reading

Cleveland Public Library aids in creating personal style among its patrons

By Silk Allen (Plain Press, July 2018)      Maybe you aren’t into sewing or knitting, but you still want to make a personal statement with your clothes. The Cleveland Public Library is equipped to handle that. Usually, when you think of the library, you rarely think of fashion and personal style, but the main branch … Continue reading

Cleveland Public Theatre’s Station of Hope

Saturday, May 5, 2018; Cleveland Public Theatre’s presentation of Station of Hope, a celebration of hope, a dialogue for change, St. John’s Episcopal Church, Church Avenue: Lynette Turner, a member of CMHA Voices belts out a tune. The CMHA Voices are a mixed voice choir made up of housing professionals who work in various departments … Continue reading

Neighborhood Leadership Development Program graduate praises program RECRUITMENT UNDERWAY FOR 2018 CLASS

(Plain Press, June 2018)    With recruiting underway for the 2018 Neighborhood Leadership Development Program (NLDP), the program highlighted a past graduate who exemplifies the work that program participants do in the community. Letitia Lopez is the person on the Near West Side that the program chose to highlight this year. Lopez is the Executive … Continue reading

Third Friday at West 78th Street Studios