A Trio of Cleveland Art Events MIXing It Up

A bit of blogkeeping: You have until 11:59pm on Thursday, 10/4 to enter my giveaway for two tickets to the CCFA Movie Gala at the Capitol Theatre. Also, check out WhyCLE’s giveaway for a second chance to win. Good luck! When you think of classical or traditional art, it can be easy to think stuffy and boring. […]

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Pandemonium Celebrates Cleveland Public Theatre Season

Blogkeeping Note: You have until 11:59 pm on Sept. 4 to enter the Taste of the Browns giveaway – good luck! Cleveland theatre fans, rejoice! The summer break is over and many of our local theatres are ready to premiere their new seasons. A few quick bits of note: Great Lakes Theater jumpstarts their 51st year with the Shakespearean epic Winter’s […]

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This Weekend – Cleveland Fests from East to West!

Another week is almost done – what are you doing this weekend? If you don’t have plans, a slate of festivals have you covered from the east to westsides.  Get out this weekend (bring a water bottle – it’s going to be hot) and experience the unique art and entertainment our…

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Cleveland, Assemble and Clue Into CLE Comic Book Creators!

Only a few days remain until a movie opens that I’ve been anticipating for years: this Friday, the Avengers assemble! As a longtime Marvel fan, I’ve been looking forward to this blockbuster since it was first officially announced after the success of Iron Man. And as if I needed another reason to see the movie, downtown Cleveland was transformed last […]

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Fashion Week Cleveland's Forward Momentum

When I attended my first Cleveland International Film Festival last month to see Diana Vreeland: The Eye Has to Travel, I was mesmerized by her story – a woman whose fearless personality and unconventional views on beauty transformed fashion during her time at Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute.…

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Embracing Winter: Brite Winter Fest and Cleveland's First Urban Iditarod

After the last week of snow, I think we are able to say that winter is finally here.  And just in time for two events that aim to celebrate Cleveland’s snowy season: This Saturday from 5-10pm, Brite Winter Festival returns for its third year.  The event originally started as the creators’ proactive, grassroots approach to stave off the brain drain they were seeing in Cleveland among…

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All I Want for Cleve-Mas, Part 4: Fighting Cabin Fever

Have you entered the Clue Into Cleveland giveaway for a Dolce Gusto Piccolo coffee machine? Only a few days left to enter here! Cleveland winters get a bum rap. Although I know I’ll complain about it when we’re in the throws of February dealing with endless snow, during this time…

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Buyer's Remorse Party at Cleveland Museum of Art

How many times have you gone shopping, then gotten home, put your purchase in a closet and used it once or never again? Personally, I’m ashamed I’ve done this more times than I’d like to admit. For the last decade, contemporary photographer Brian Ulrich has documented this habit of American…

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Fu Baoshi Retrospective Premieres at the Cleveland Museum of Art

Chinese Art in an Age of Revolution: Fu Baoshi (1904-1965) is at the Cleveland Museum of Art until January 8th. A couple of weeks ago I got to check out the Cleveland Museum of Art’s new special exhibit when they hosted a Young Professionals Night to kick off the exhibit’s opening. Chinese Art…

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Happy First Birthday, Yelp Cleveland

When I’m thinking of checking out a new store or need help making a decision between two restaurants, one of my first stops is Yelp.   I even used it this past weekend when I was out of town and needed the address of a diner in Philly.  I’ll admit, though, it’s a love affair from…

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