Shaker Heights native Laura Meckler's newly released book "Dream Town: The Quest for Racial Equity in Shaker Heights" chronicles the east side suburb's efforts to achieve racial integration, equality, and harmony over the past seven decades.
FreshWater managing photographer Bob Perkoski provides a peek into the everyday lives of Clevelanders going about their business in the neighborhoods and on the streets of Cleveland. This week's image is on E 17th Street in Playhouse Square.
Antioch Baptist Church, Cleveland's second-oldest Black church, will kick off its 130th anniversary celebration Saturday by duplicating its historic walk from its old church to its current church. The celebration continues next weekend with a block party.
This summer, three arts organizations—Morgan Conservatory, Oh Sew Powerful, and Art House—used their Cuyahoga Arts & Culture grants to host workshops to engage people in getting their hands and minds moving with made with paper, sewing, and even trash.
Cleveland Masterworks: The 1938 Bradford Cinder Path, deemed a Cleveland Heights historic landmark, and the Oakwood Drive Historic District—named to the National Register of Historic Places in 2021—both received markers last week.
This weekend, local artists Tessa LeBaron and Hector Castellanos Lara will unveil their mural that celebrates the beauty and traditions of Guatemala, as well as the local Guatemalan culture in the Clark Fulton neighborhood.
Here's a good way to get through Hump Day: 78th Street Studios' Third Fridays is this week, offering a free open house with visual exhibits, ambient music, delicious cuisine, pop-up vendors, and, of course, open galleries to peruse.
Cleveland's culinary community gathered last week at Rood Food and Pie to raise money for chef John and Allysun Selick's daughter Hannah Doty's continuing care as she recovers from AMSAN, rare form of Guillain-Barré syndrome.
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Terrence Spivey hasn't missed a beat since he stepped down from his position as Karamu House artistic director in 2016. Now he has been invited to stage his latest play about the slave ship, the Clotilda, "An Ocean in My Bones," in Cleveland.
Cleveland Masterworks: Carlos L. Jones and his wife dedicated their lives to the Jones Home for Friendless Children—caring for foster children and children up for adoption in a brick Georgian Revival designed by Sidney R. Badgley, which still operates today as Jones Home of Applewood Centers.
Nine recipients will be awarded the 2023 Cleveland Arts Prize, recognizing exceptional achievements and contributions in various artistic disciplines. The winners have impacted the arts community and society through their dedication and creative brilliance.
Effie Tsengas Nunes was appointed interim executive director of the Cleveland Arts Prize, the organization that awards scholarships and $50,000 in prize money each year to leading artists. Learn about her thoughts and plans for the arts in Cleveland.