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Zygote Press Summer Artist Residency

Jul 01, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016 | Community
Visual artist and Creative Workforce Fellow, Darius Steward will be a resident artist at Zygote Press through summer 2016. Zygote works closely with resident artists in an effort to foster a robust and diverse network of opportunities for both artists and curators to exchange knowledge and experiences in the Cleveland community and beyond.

Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP) 2016: AWAKENING HEART

Cleveland Public Theatre
Aug 02, 2016 - Aug 12, 2016 Times and locations vary | Community
See the results of extremely hard work and dedication, including among many, 2016 Creative Workforce Fellow, Holly Holsinger who served as Script Consultant and Acting Coach. Created and performed by the STEP 2016 ensemble, AWAKENING HEART is a reimagining of civilization’s oldest known epic, the tale of Gilgamesh. In this ancient Sumerian text, a mighty king – part-god, part-man – must confront his own heart and humanity, hidden behind a wall of wealth and power. Cleveland Public Theatre’s celebrated Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP) is Cleveland’s longest-running arts and job training program for urban teens.

SummerWorks ’16

The Movement Project
Aug 05, 2016 7 p.m. | The Breen Center for the Performing Arts | Community
The Movement Project, led in part by Co-artistic director and 2016 Creative Workforce Fellow, Rebecca Leuszler, will host this one-night performance of SummerWorks 16’ In beautiful Ohio City! The program will feature new works by The Movement Project and special guest performances by 2016 summer intensive artists!

WarpWish: Nathan Ward at Loop

Loop Cafe / Walkabout Tremont
Aug 12, 2016 - Sep 08, 2016 Tremont August WalkAbout, 6-10 p.m. | LOOP in Tremont, Ohio | Community
Comic and graphic artist Nathan Ward comes to Loop Tremont for a solo show during the August WalkAbout Tremont. The 2016 Fellows' solo show will open Aug 12th, 2016 from 6pm-10pm with refreshments and live music. The show runs until September 8th.

The Art of Play--Creating Theatre for Children: CREATING ENSEMBLE FOR CHILDREN'S THEATRE

Alison Garrigan
Aug 13, 2016 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. | Talespinner Children's Theatre | Hone Your Craft
A series of free workshops for adults, 18 and over, on how to create challenging, engaging, intelligent, and playful theatre for kids and families. During the first part of her Fellowship year, Ali has travelled around the country, meeting with other like-minded makers of arts for kids--now she is combining what she has learned with her own method of theatre creation, and wants to share it with fellow theatre artists, teachers, parents, and the joyfully curious and playful--to give back to our amazing community.

Between the Lines w/ Kevin Keating & Michael Garriga

Aug 17, 2016 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern 11625 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106 | Community
The August edition of Between the Lines features talented writers Kevin Keating, author of The Captive Condition, and Michael Garriga, author of The Book of Duels!
Garriga and Keating will read from their work and discuss their backgrounds as Southern and Midwestern writers, the difference between urban and southern Gothic, and their writing processes.

Agleam at 5 O'Clock Lounge

Aug 20, 2016 9:00 PM | Five O' Clock Lounge; 11904 Detroit Avenue, Lakewood, OH | Community
A night of radical, live electronic music!

Eric M. C. Gonzalez is a composer of solo works, chamber pieces, electroacoustic and electronic music for film, theater, the concert hall, and beyond. Eric has performed in Cleveland under the name agleam, experimenting with different techniques of music-making involving digital samplers, synthesizers, acoustic instruments, and vocals. Eric studied composition, cello performance, and film music at Cleveland State University where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Music in Composition. Eric is director of the Forest City Chambers string ensemble.

Forager at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Forager (band)
Aug 24, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM | Rock & Roll Hall of Fame | Community
LOTTERY LEAGUE SHOWCASE AT THE ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME

featuring Forager, Perpendicular Crosstalk. Quiet Bombs, Halloween Candy and Serlin Spur

Music starts at 6 p.m.
FREE
Free street parking after 6 p.m.
Food trucks & craft beer
On the Rock Hall's outdoor stage
All concerts will be held from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m.

The Lottery League throws together musicians to form temporary bands. Its part rock and roll circus, part game show, part city-wide art project. The League is a celebration of local music and musicians. It’s not a competition. It’s a unique series of events and activities that perpetuate an environment for breaking down barriers, facilitating pure collaboration and rocking out in an epic way, building a stronger, more unified local creative community.

Jimmy Kuehnle: Wiggle, Giggle, Jiggle

Aug 25, 2016 - Feb 19, 2017 | Akron Art Museum, The Mary S. and David C. Corbin Foundation Gallery | Community
Visual artist and Creative Workforce Fellow, Jimmy Kuehnle's sculptures created from coated polyester and coated nylon fabric, will take over the Akron Art Museum, inviting visitors to engage with them. Wiggle, Giggle, Jiggle will engulf the gallery, creating a maze that can be explored and even touched.

The Art of Play-Creating Theatre for Children: MAKING CHILDREN'S THEATRE WORK

Alison Garrigan
Aug 27, 2016 1 - 5 p.m. | Talespinner Children's Theatre | Hone Your Craft
An exploration and open discussion of the whys, the hows, and the whats of working professionally in children's theatre, the challenges of creating theatre specifically for kids, and how the arts for kids can and do benefit the communities they serve. Ways that other communities around the country are using Children's Theatre to better their environments will be discussed, as well as how to incorporate other methods into our own city. Workshop Limit: 30

Cuyahoga Arts and Culture Listening Session

Cuyahoga Arts & Culture
Aug 29, 2016 6 - 9 p.m. | FutureHeights & Reaching Heights offices | Community, Money
Cuyahoga Arts and Culture (CAC) is a public funder focused on supporting and empowering arts and cultural non-profit organizations and programs in Cuyahoga County. Last year, Cuyahoga County residents overwhelmingly supported the renewal of the 10-year tax to support arts and culture in Cuyahoga County. Now, with their eyes on the future, CAC wants to hear from our community so they can make connections, and learn by simply listening. Community input will help CAC decide how to use public funds for the next decade.