Cuyahoga River fire subject of staged reading

On the 50th anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Fire, 20 creative writers from Northeast Ohio will share their thoughts about that event, with their words performed by three professional actors at the 2019 Cleveland Humanities Festival, according to a news release. This one-hour staged reading titled: “Words On Fire: A Remembrance of the Cuyahoga River Fire, 1969,” presented by Literary Cleveland, will be held on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday March … Continue reading Cuyahoga River fire subject of staged reading

Cleveland Orchestra announces 2019 Blossom Music Festival lineup

The Cleveland Orchestra announces its 2019 Blossom Music Festival season, presented by The J.M. Smucker Company. Twenty concerts will be part of the Blossom Music Festival, taking place from June 29 – Sept. 1, according to a news release. Seventeen soloists, conductors, and special guest performers will be making debuts this summer, continuing the Orchestra’s commitment to bring emerging young artists to Northeast Ohio during its annual summer … Continue reading Cleveland Orchestra announces 2019 Blossom Music Festival lineup

Country Music’s Megaticket: Lineup

The 2019 Country Megaticket Presented by Pennzoil has now been on sale for a couple weeks and people – including yours truly – are already planning their summer around the lineup. Each Megaticket includes one ticket to six of the hottest country concerts this summer at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Falls. The lineup this year is packed full of headliners and opening acts that are … Continue reading Country Music’s Megaticket: Lineup

Hozier, Sheryl Crow announced as headliner for June’s LaureLive music fest

It’s hard to imagine it as I write this, as bitter cold and show take over the day, but months from now we will be in the mood for a two-day outdoor music festival. Likely to be the biggest in Northeast Ohio this summer, LaureLive — set for June 8 and 9 at the 150-acre Butler Campus of the Laurel School that spans both Russell … Continue reading Hozier, Sheryl Crow announced as headliner for June’s LaureLive music fest

Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor

Baby, it’s cold … ish outside? As the time I clack-edy-clack on this keyboard, I’m just in from a bike ride in almost 50-degree weather, and we Northeast Ohioans can’t exactly complain about this weather … yet. (If there’s an upside to a warming planet, this is it.) Still, we’re bound to have some below-freezing days in our near future, and the organizers of the … Continue reading Fifth Ice Fest set to offer more cold fun on MLK Day at North Coast Harbor