Monday, February 18th, 2013
Lisa Edgehouse burst into tears Saturday at the Western Reserve Historical Society research library. She had just found her mother's grandparents in census records -- names that she feared were lost in antiquity.
It was the kind of serendipity that the society encouraged because this is Family History Weekend there,...
Author: James Ewinger
Monday, January 28th, 2013
University Circle Interactive Cleveland (UCIC) is on a mission: to promote education and lifelong learning through the use of videoconferencing. Developed more than a decade ago through a National Endowment for the Arts grant as an educational videoconferencing initiative,
UCIC programming involves cultural institutions in and around Cleveland—from the Cleveland...
Author: Sandy Kreisman
Monday, January 21st, 2013
The decision by the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University to purchase a piece of property jointly to keep it out of the hands of a private developer is smart thinking, even if they haven't decided yet what to do with the land.
The 4.1-acre plot on...
Author: Plain Dealer Editorial Board
Monday, January 14th, 2013
In a deal with big implications for the future of University Circle, the Cleveland Institute of Art is selling its valuable, 4.1-acre property on East Boulevard to the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University for $9.2 million.
Money from the sale will trigger completion of the $66.2 million...
Author: Steven Litt
Tuesday, January 08th, 2013
For three consecutive Wednesdays this month, cultural institutions and their exhibits will be before the eyes of Solon residents taking advantage of distance learning program offered forth first time in their community.
Open to adults, the program is being coordinated by the Solon Senior Centering collaboration with University Circle....
Author: Sue Reid