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Thursday, May 29, 2014

5.30 +31

Spaces, 2220 Superior Viaduct, Cleveland 216.621.2314     “TAG:  Round 1, mystery_art_Shopping, and Apopheny-Epiphany:  What is Random?”  Join us for food & drink, and interactive art at the opening reception for SPACES' latest public projects from Pavlina Mladenova (mystery_art_shopping), and Thu Tran & Jason Eppink (TAG: Round 1), and be sure to experience the latest sound art installation in the Vault, curated by Christopher Auerbach-Brown.

78th Street Studios. 1300 West 78th Street, Cleveland  “Art Fur Animals-10th Anniversary.”  Open 7-10pm. Cleveland’s funnest benefit hits 10 this year. Combining two of many people’s favorite things — art and animals — with an affordable ticket price, Friends of the Cleveland Kennels’ Art Fur Animals has been packing in the crowds now for a decade.  Taking place again at the 78th Street Studios, the event will feature all the elements attendees have come to know and love: the ceramic dogs creatively painted by area artists sold at the end of the evening in a live auction; the paintings, prints, photos, jewelry, and other contributions from artists and area merchants available in the silent auction; and of course, a room packed with animal lovers — and even, usually, a few dogs.  This year’s Art Fur Animals will feature a limited edition commemorative print by local artist/animal lover Derek Hess, music from DJ Funk Schway, and channel 19 reporter Dawn Kendrick as emcee. It’ll also have a batch of celebrity bartenders including the Burning River Roller Girls.Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 at the door, which includes light appetizers and two drink tickets. New this year is the $100 V.I.P. ticket, which also offers special appetizers and bar service in a private lounge, a souvenir glass, and a 6pm auction preview.
Madison Avenue Lakewood between Morrison and McKinley.  “M.A.D. Art Walk.”  1pm. (Image Above)  Community is a powerful thing. All over the region, neighbors are coming together to combine their efforts and resources to make a bigger and more immediate impact on their neighborhoods. Art District (M.A.D.) This weekend, the business owners of Lakewood’s Madison (Avenue) are working together to host their very first M.A.D. Art Walk. The Art Walk will feature nearly 20 participating businesses – spanning from Morrison Avenue to McKinely Avenue. The afternoon includes an eclectic variety of local art, vendors, make-and-take crafts, art demonstrations, the Touch Supper food truck and more. Anyone who spends at least $20 can take their receipt to Mahall’s 20 Lanes for a free game of bowling. Highlights include a large group exhibition of local art at Good Goat Gallery, the opening reception of Where’s My Jetpack 3 at Breakneck Gallery, the grand opening of Victoria Stanbridge Photography, as well as dozens of artists and vendors inside local businesses and lined across Madison’s sidewalks (weather permitting).
Fairmount Center for the Arts, 8400 Fairmount Rd., Novelty, OH  “Fairmount Art Exhibition.”  Opening Reception 6:30-9pm. Join us for our opening celebration featuring the winners of the 38th Annual Fairmount Art Exhibition and enjoy incredible food provided by Chow Down catering, wine, and inspiring local art. Sponsored by DuneCraft. No RSVP necessary - open to all!

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