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Celebrate Black History Month at PNC Fairfax Connection

The PNC Fairfax Connection invites you to two events to honor Black History Month: • On Tuesday, Feb. 25 from 5:45-7:45 p.m., we will team up with the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on a program that features a film and exhibits with 1920s and 1930s-inspired jazz musicians and a community discussion on jazz clubs in the Fairfax community. • On Thursday, Feb. 27 from 4:30-5:30.
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Free Weekend on North Coast Harbor is Here!

The Cleveland Foundation’s February centennial gift to the community, a free weekend on North Coast Harbor, will include just-announced, all-day special family programming at Great Lakes Science Center on Saturday, Feb. 22, and at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame & Museum on Sunday, Feb. 23. Great Lakes Science Center’s free admission on Saturday, Feb. 22, will include live science demonstrations every hour, capsule chats.
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Classical Guitar Concert in Buckeye-Shaker

The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society presents soprano Estelí Gomez and guitarist Colin Davin in a unique concert, Ancient Melodies, Modern Echoes. The concert experience connects the music of Renaissance composer John Dowland to contemporary music, including works by Benjamin Britten and a new work by 2013 Pulitzer Prize winner Caroline Shaw, who will be in attendance. Estelí Gomez’ career spans the early and contemporary music worlds.
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Apply for a Grant to Fund Good Work in Your Neighborhood!

Groups of neighbors from Cleveland and East Cleveland can apply for a grant from Neighborhood Connections. The deadline for proposals is Valentine's Day, Friday, February 14th at 5 p.m. Neighborhood Connections grants fund citizen-led neighborhood projects, events and activities that benefit Clevelanders. Neighborhood Connections has made more than 1,600 grants totaling $5 million. Groups can apply online at www.neighborhoodgrants.org. After applying, groups can drop off their proposals during the.
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Dr. E: An East Tech Grad’s Extraordinary Journey

Elaine Richardson, a graduate of East Tech High School in Central, has an extraordinary story to tell. Once a drug-addicted prostitute, Richardson is now an author and professor at The Ohio State University. On Nov. 14, Richardson told her story — of low self esteem, rape and redemption — to a crowd of people at the main branch of Shaker Heights Public Library. Her book "PHD (Po.
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Neighborhood Spotlight: Liz Tekus

When you first meet knitwear designer Liz Tekus, three things become instantly apparent. She is devoted to her family (three sons and husband Hank), her city (Cleveland), and the staff and customers of her stores (Fine Points and Fine Points, Too, both located at 12620 Larchmere). However, Tekus didn’t necessarily start out on the path her life has taken. In fact, little did she know that.
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Wade Oval Winter – A New Way to Celebrate the Season

Celebrate the snowy months by bringing family and friends to University Circle for Wade Oval Winter, featuring two of University Circle’s most popular events, The Rink at Wade Oval and the 20th annual Holiday CircleFest, along with some new and exciting twists. The Rink, which is open now through March 9, 2014, invites visitors to skate for free in one of Cleveland’s most picturesque outdoor settings. Skate rentals.
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Grassroots Movement to Promote Black Artists BeginsThis Week

Sharing African, Caribbean and African American culture through the arts is my passion so when master sculptor Edward Parker, owner of Snickerfritz Cultural Workshop for the Arts and EEP Creative Arts Complex located at 13240 Euclid Ave., and I chatted (or should I say, I listened) while touring his gallery, I couldn't help but become inspired. The possibility of preserving and sharing African American history.
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Poetry Corner: No Stones Unturned

No Stones Unturned She is so beautiful, the sun greeted her with a smile. And the dew kissed her with a lovely kiss, Escorted by the wind.   The birds sang good morning to her, while the day embraced her. Even the flowers gazed at her conventionally, then said hello.   Men showered her with praises, And the leaves on the trees clapped their hands. The bees let her be, and the rain held up.   God put.
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New Theater in Garden Valley

The Garden Valley neighborhood has a great new gem in the form of an intimate theater located in Garden Valley Neighborhood House. New African Theater has already performed two pieces to great acclaim. The first piece was "Meat" written by Mary Weems about the Sowell murders, and this past week, to a sold-out crowd, August Wilson's "Jitney" was performed. The theater is the brainchild of Michael Oatman, former.
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Poetry Corner: Decision

Decision There will come a time in everyone’s life. After you’ve seen trouble and ran him away Made love on a rainy cloudy day Talked to friends at play Saw all the bills and had to pay. After the party that night After the big ugly fight. Now comes the big decision you must make You have thought about it many times. The big decision you may not think it’s true The big decision is you! ~By.
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Comedian Cool TLC Coming to East Cleveland

The Friends of East Cleveland Public Library present … RAPMEDIAN COOL TLC Starring in the Gregory L. Reese Performing Arts Center Doors open 6:30 p.m. Showtime: 7:30 p.m. Admission: $10. Seating is limited, so reserve your tickets now at 216-268-6290. The Friends of East Cleveland Public Library, along with Healthy Day Movement, is sponsoring a “live” performance by Rapmedian Cool TLC in the Gregory L. Reese Performing Arts.
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Hollywood Comes to Glenville — Again

Moviemakers who come to Cleveland and need costumes cleaned fast choose Trotters Dry Cleaners of Glenville. Their choice means they get fast service and help the environment too. According to owner Victoria Trotter, her family-owned business is the only cleaners in Cleveland -- and one of five in Ohio -- that uses only biodegradable cleaning products, which are safe for people and the environment. You may recall.
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PNC Fairfax Connection Invites Community to Celebrate

Cleveland residents and business owners are invited to celebrate one year of community accomplishments at the PNC Fairfax Connection, the free resource center located at E. 83rd and Carnegie, at an open house on Saturday, September 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Since its debut in September 2012, the center has welcomed more than 1,000 registered members and thousands of visitors who regularly come to.
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Free Classical Guitar Concert Sunday

The Cleveland Classical Guitar Society is offering its annual Showcase Concert featuring Cleveland’s finest classical guitarists. The concert is free and open to the public. It will be held on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3 p.m. at Plymouth Church UCC, 2860 Coventry Road, Shaker Heights. This year’s performers include: Duo Amaral: Baldwin Wallace professor Jorge Amaral with Mia Pomerantz-Amaral; Duo Allant: Kathryn Thomas Umble, flute and.
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