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Thursday, February 28, 2013

3.1 + 2

Loren Naji Studio Gallery 2138 W. 25th Street, Cleveland   “Visions of the Future, Dreams of the Past and Delusion of the Present.”  (Image Above) Opening 5:30pm-12am.  Witness Video Fall-Out 2013 — a show of video installation by 23 artists — and have your mind blown. Free admission. 
Heights Art Gallery, 2175 Lee Road  Cleveland Hts., 216.371.3457    “Andy Curlowe and Mark Slankard.”  Opening 6-9pm.  
Fawick Gallery, Baldwin-Wallace College 94 E. Bagley Rd., Berea, OH 440.826.2152   “BW Senior Exhibition.”  Opening 5-8pm.

Breakneck Gallery, 17020 Madison Ave, Lakewood, 216.767.5610.  Opening 6 pm. “Stiletto Dropkick.”   Cleveland is full of kick-ass females, some of which are kick-ass female artists. See work by Danielle Ladovich, Angela Oster, Meredith Hahn, Rachel Latina, Oliver & others. After-party follows @ Spitfire Saloon.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

2.21 + 23

Touch Supper Club  “Soul.Night: Raise Your Glasses to SPACES’ Marilyn Simmons.” 8pm.  Local arts administrator Marilyn Simmons has worked as SPACES since 1990 and has been instrumental to the careers of many budding artists. But, last fall, she was diagnosed with cancer. Though she is responding positively to treatment, she could use help defraying the costs associated with long-term sickness.  Help out and attend the Soul.Night Benefit for Marilyn Simmons @ Touch Supper Club, a night of great music, gourmet tacos, fancy dancing and excellent people coming together for a great cause.  Can’t make it but still want to help? Donations can also be sent to Marilyn c/o SPACES (2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland, OH 44113.)  Please make checks payable to “Marilyn Simmons.”
“4U-Printmaking Students and Faculty Work.”  Opening Reception and Open Portfolio 1-3pm. Zygote Press, 1410 East 30th St., Cleveland 216.621.2900

Thursday, February 14, 2013


1point618 Gallery 6421 Detroit Ave., Cleveland, 216.281.1618 “Liz Maugans, Desperate Signs.”  Opening 7-10pm.  
West 78th Street Studios, 1301 W. 78th Street, Cleve.   “Third Fridays.”  “Face Off” Opens at Forum Artspace. 5-10pm.
William Busta Gallery, 2731 Prospect Ave., Cleveland 216.298.9071  “Jeffry Chiplis:  The Great White Mountains and The Cold Cathode Plains and Andrea Joki:  Moving Pictures and Lori Kella:  Looking West.”   Opening 5-9pm.  
River Gallery,19046 Old Detroit Road, Rocky River 44116 440 331-8406, “Discard/Reclaim:  Assemblages by Nina Huryn & Terry Klausman.”  Opening 3-7pm. Nina Huryn and Terry Klausman share a skill at noticing the discarded things around us and using these as elements in their affecting found object assemblages.  (Image Above)

Cleveland Institute of Art, 11141 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216.421.7407,   “CIA Student Independent Exhibition.”   Opening Reception    6-9pm.         
Tregoning & Company, 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland, 216.281.8626, “Les Delices.”  Performance at 8pm. 
Sandusky Cultural Center, 2130 Hayes Avenue at Perkins Sandusky, OH 44870 419.625.1188  “Gary Spinosa Shrines.”  Opening Reception 1-4pm. 

Thursday, February 7, 2013


Waterloo Arts, 15605 Waterloo Rd., Cleveland, 216.692.9500   “Pretty Vacant and the Beauty of Decay: Works of Dana Depew, Ron Copeland, Joe Carl Close, Greg Ruffing and Dave Desimone.”  Artists Talk 7pm.

Doubting Thomas Gallery, 856 Jefferson St., Tremont   “Burning River City.”  Opening 6-10pm.  A group show bringing together creative professionals and emerging artists celebrating Cleveland from digital to film.  
Tremont West development Corporation 2406 Professor Ave. Tremont “Remembering Frank Green - Frank Green July 28, 1957 to January 23, 2013.”  Opening 6-10pm.  This exhibit remembering Tremont resident performance artist Frank Green offers a snapshot of his life, his work, his performance pieces and his art criticism; Frank wrote for the Free Times as an art critic for nearly ten years.
Video of performances will be shown as a part of this exhibit.
Tremont (Former * Gallery)  2393 Professor Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113  “20th Anniversary Tremont Arts Walk Anniversary Exhibition.”  Artists include Dana DePew, Matt Dibble, Dana Oldfather, Jeffry Chiplis, Amy Casey, Bruce Edwards, David Szekeres, Laila Voss, Stephen Yusko (Image Above), Jeannene Mathis-Bertosa, Scott Radke, Jim Votava, Barbara Merritt, Angelica Pozo, Steve Mastroianni, Douglass Max Utter, Tim Herron, Rebecca Yody, Clay Parker and Reverend Albert Wagner.   Open for public viewing for free from 6-7:30pm, one night only. Followed by the Amazin' Cajun Crawdad Bash party in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Tremont ArtWalk. The party runs from 8 p.m. - 11 p.m. and attendees must be 21 and over. Tickets are only $20 and include:  Samplings of Amazing Cajun Cuisine from Chef Johnny of Zydeco BistroMENU: Crawfish étouffée, Jambalaya, King cake, Lagniappe (vegetarian) & Red beans. 
Live music from Mo' Mojo a hard driving, high energy, Zydeco-based "Party-Gras" Band. The female fronted group features three-part harmonies, accordion, fiddle, guitar, rubboard, sax, trumpet, harp, bass, percussion, and drums.   Craft Beer Cash Bar $4.  If you can't attend the Bash there are a lot of great things free to all on the Tremont ArtWalk which runs 6-10pm.  

O Gallery 2101 Richmond Road, Beachwood 330.921.1234 “Retr-O-Spective: The O Gallery Grand Re-Opening.”  Opening 6pm. Come party at the O Gallery, located in LaPlace in Beachwood. Their new exhibition Retr-O-Spective will be just that — a retrospective of 20+ local artists The O has represented over the past three years of business. Explore the new location, mingle and enjoy live music.
Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, 216.421.7350,  “Fred Wilson Speaks.”  Talk at at 7:00 p.m.  Recital Hall.  The Cleveland Museum of Art will bring together four different works by Fred Wilson that will make for a meaningful engagement with the community by offering a representative overview on the artist’s highly influential and diverse practice. Join the artist when he speaks about how his works deal with art history and how he is trying to show us “that there’s another history that’s not being talked about,” in order to complement the “silent message of the museum.”  $15/$10 CMA members. FREE to students. Call the Ticket Center at (216) 421-7350 to purchase tickets.

Bayarts, 28795 Lake Road, Bay Village.  “Coastal Journey:  Emerging Artists Doris Minnich and Sue Peplin.”  Opening Reception 7-9pm. 

West 78th Street Studios, 1300 W. 78th Street, Cleveland.  “Baz Biz Valentine’s Show.”  Opening 10 am – 8 pm. Shop local for your honey this Valentine’s Day. Head to Bazaar Bizarre Valentine’s Show @ 78th St Studios where 30+ vendors will sell all kinds of handmade goodness.