As a child, Kenya Woods assumed she would become a musician. Her father is a classical pianist and her grand- mother also studied piano. So Woods, who grew up in the Kinsman neighborhood, and later Warrensville Heights, was determined to give piano a try. But, she said she just couldn’t sit down long enough to play. Naturally athletic, Woods discovered a way to combine her ingrained love.more 4 comments
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[caption id="attachment_1247" align="alignleft" width="650" caption="Owner Bob Borders inside Bodario\'s."] Owner Bob Borders inside Bodario's. Bob Borders, in a weathered black ball cap and a white apron, turns on the lights that dangle like glistening cobwebs from the walls of Bordario’s. The Italian restaurant on Carnegie Avenue is decorated with a curious mix of Cleveland memorabilia and Italian knickknacks. Beneath an autographed poster of the 1997 Cleveland Rockers are.more No comments
This month, the arts nonprofit Jamocha Arts Center celebrates 10 years of community service. The grassroots organization has provided dance, theater, creative writing and drama classes to children throughout Greater University Circle by hosting annual after school and summer camp programs. Founded in 2000, Jamocha’s Executive Director Barbara Bibbs, a local playwright, hopes to garner at least 40 children for an annual field trip to the National Underground.more No comments
MY VOICE Every year, Cleveland’s International Film Festival turns out to be a spectacular event. There’s a little something for everyone, and I’m proud to say that this year, I was a volunteer on the set of one film called “Life’s Poison.” Angileece Williams, a 16-year-old junior at Saint Martin De Porres High School, wrote the film. Backing for her debut was provided by Scenarios USA, a nonprofit.more No comments
Cleveland is quickly becoming a leader in the land sustainability movement now turning the nation green. There are numerous programs and individuals here committed to urban farming, and the repurposing of land in their communities. Organizations such as the Botanical Gardens, Garden Boyz in Central, and the Vineyards of Château Hough are several groups working to change how land is used in Cleveland. This movement is largely.more No comments
WHO: The Funny Sound is a Cleveland-based R&B band composed of Sam Goodi , Chimera, Don the King, Frank West, and Qui. FOUNDED: Early 2009 SOUND: Fusion of soul, funk and punk rock CONCEPT: “To make great music that feels good to us…music people can appreciate,” said Shannon Wainwright, founder and President of the group’s label Mykel Recordings. LIVE PERFORMANCE: “Captivating,” said Buckeye-native James “Showtime” Agnew, who is also.more No comments