Jump Back Ball: Ticket Sales Update

  Just got the below email from PlayhouseSquare and wanted to pass it on: The 20th Annual Jump Back Ball is nearly SOLD OUT! If you have not already ordered your ticket, do so TODAY. Order online at http://www.playhousesquare.org/jumpbackball/tickets.html or call 216-348-5265 So … if you haven’t bought a ticket…

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Jump Back Ball, Part 4: Getting Ready for Your Evening

Although the last few posts in my Jump Back Ball series have been dedicated to the event itself, I wanted to take a break with this latest post and focus on getting ready for the evening. As a Jump Back Ball first-timer, this was actually one of the bigger things…

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Cleveland Orchestra: East Meets West with Bartok, Hosokawa and Takemitsu

  Lately I’ve been trying to discover more about the Cleveland blogging community. One of the blogs I’ve enjoyed reading is Cleveland Food and Brews, which focuses on how it’s not just wine that can complement a good meal, but also a nice well-crafted beer.  When there’s a particularly complementary…

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Jump Back Ball, Part 3: The Wining, Dining and Revelry

  With a little over a month left until this year’s Jump Back Ball, PlayhouseSquare and Partners are finalizing the details on this special 20th anniversary celebration. From the food to the activities, here’s the rundown on some of the things you’ll find on February 26th at Jump Back Ball…

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Backwards in High Heels: The Cleveland Play House Channels Ginger Rogers

  While it’s always enjoyable to escape into the ‘golden age’ of movies by watching a classic film, actually being transported into the backstage life of one of the screen legends is a rare treat. From now until January 30th, Cleveland has the chance to do that at the Cleveland…

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More Classic Films Come to Cleveland – Upcoming Events in January and February

I love classic movies.  I attribute a lot of this to my parents … most of my childhood was spent listening to ‘oldies’ and watching older movies and reruns of tv shows with them.  I was the kid in high school who wrote essays on the Marx Brothers and film…

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Jump Back Ball, Part 1: PlayhouseSquare's Black Tie Benefit

  A few months ago I wrote about PlayhouseSquare Partners, the young professionals group for the PlayhouseSquare theaters. I know I said it then, but it’s worth repeating: even with my involvement in Philly’s theater community, this Cleveland program is one of the most unique opportunities I’ve seen for giving…

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Happy New Years Cleve from Clue Into Cleveland

  New Years Cleve started last year in Manny Brown’s, a bar on Philly’s South Street. It was New Years Eve; Scott and I were in Philly visiting family and friends. We had recently moved into our house and were telling our friends from college about it.  This was months…

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Kudos to Cleveland's Burning River Roller Girls on the success of their APL fundraiser

The holidays are often a time to spotlight how organizations have given back to the community, so I wanted to post a quick kudos to the Burning River Roller Girls for the success of November’s Black and Blue Charity event. The BRRG recently announced that the final numbers are in and they were…

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