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Near West Theatre hires a new Managing Director

(Plain Press, November 2017)      Near West Theatre has hired Mike Obertacz to fulfill the role of Managing Director to succeed founder and executive director, Stephanie Morrison Hrbek. Obertacz began his tenure on October 11, 2017 as the theatre commences its fortieth season. Obertacz will lead Near West Theatre in partnership with Bob Navis, Jr., … Continue reading

Building needed for installation of West Side Recovery Mural

(Plain Press, November 2017) The Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services Board of Cuyahoga County is seeking location on the West Side of Cleveland to place a mural with a similar message to the “Treatment Works, People Recover” mural installed on E. 55th just north of Euclid Avenue. The mural has been completed on … Continue reading

Colgate Court at W. 76th Ripcho mural

Tremont Arts and Cultural Festival

For Get Me Not art installation

ciCLEvia on Detroit Avenue

Literary Cleveland Free All Day Workshop

St. John’s Episcopal Church

Talespinner Children’s Theatre

Gigi’s Playhouse offers a place to learn and grow for individuals with Down Syndrome

  by M. Yesenia Summers (Plain Press, August 2017)   I walked into Gigi’s Playhouse and was greeted by friendly faces.  Gigi’s Playhouse is nestled in a strip of stores on Detroit Road in Lakewood, Ohio.  I was given a tour by the site coordinator, Elizabeth Maxwell, and we discussed the success of the achievement … Continue reading