Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
The eight-year, $350 million renovation and expansion of the Cleveland Museum of Art has had its ups and downs. But with the Jan. 1 opening of its west wing, it has indisputably fulfilled a century-old dream. In January 1914, founding director Frederic Allen Whiting detailed in a memo to the...
Author: Lee Lawrence
Tuesday, January 07th, 2014
Yet another University Circle institution is opening in Ohio City in an effort to grab new audiences, bolster programming and join this revitalized neighborhood. This time it's the Music Settlement, a 101-year-old organization that bills itself as "the most beautiful place to learn music in...
Author: Lee Chilcote
Monday, December 09th, 2013
Oh, there will be the usual suspects: Ice carvers, horse-drawn carriage rides, craft fairs, carolers, sled dogs, performances of Peter & the Wolf, balloon twisting with Flower the Clown, a winter holiday photo booth and other right-brain beguilements.
All of it -- and this might alarm logical left-brain thinkers -- for...
Author: Editorial Board
Monday, December 02nd, 2013
If you've never taken your kids to see the Cleveland Orchestra, this is the weekend to do it.
A program of "Americana" music is on tap, including a selection based on Aaron Copeland's well known 3rd Symphony and the Fanfare for the Common Man. For Friday and Sunday performances,...
Author: Lee Jordan
Monday, November 25th, 2013
When the Cleveland Botanical Garden decided to make a 24-foot evergreen into a show-stopping part of its upcoming Glow holiday event, it turned to Cleveland's nationally recognized floral and event designer Don Vanderbrook.
Vanderbrook’s storied career includes decorating inaugural balls, parties at the British Embassy and many international events and...
Author: Julie Washington