Lucinda Williams will celebrate 20-year anniversary of ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ at Music Box

Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is celebrating the 20th anniversary of her acclaimed album “Car Wheels on a Gravel Road” with a show Aug. 8 at the Music Box Supper Club in Cleveland, a recent news release reminds us. (News releases do have a way of reminding you about cool shows you saw referenced a while back and then forgot all about.) And Williams is worth remembering. … Continue reading Lucinda Williams will celebrate 20-year anniversary of ‘Car Wheels on a Gravel Road’ at Music Box

Hozier sets Akron Civic Theatre show for November

Maybe Hozier is missing Northeast Ohio already? Having very recently headlined one night of the LaureLive festival, the Irish singer-songwriter has announced additional dates for his “Wasteland Baby!” tour, with a show set for Nov. 7 at the Akron Civic Theatre. Some more about the artist, from a news release from event promoter Live Nation: Born Andrew Hozier-Byrne, Hozier is an award-winning musician, singer and … Continue reading Hozier sets Akron Civic Theatre show for November

Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square

For several days each summer, Playhouse Square’s historic Connor Palace becomes an old-timey movie house, playing host to classic films and enduring family faves on a really big screen during the Cinema at the Square series. Playhouse Square recently announced the 22nd Cinemas at the Square — Aug. 1 through 18 — in a news release that also provides the basic facts. : w in … Continue reading Playhouse Square invites ‘Jaws,’ ‘Cool Hand Luke,’ ‘Calamity Jane’ to 22nd Cinema at the Square

Go to the moon at Great Lakes Science Center with ‘Apollo 11’ in DOME Theater

Even as commercial spaceflight inches toward becoming slightly more attainable for more people, let’s face facts: You probably are never going to the moon. Yeah, it’s a bummer to hear. I’m sorry to break it to you. However, you may be able to trick yourself into feeling you’re actually pretty close to earth’s natural satellite during a visit at Cleveland’s Great Lakes Science Center. The … Continue reading Go to the moon at Great Lakes Science Center with ‘Apollo 11’ in DOME Theater

Comic Ari Shaffir at Hilarities — this IS happening

Maybe a double-negative can make a positive. Comedian, actor and podcaster Ari Shaffir titled his related Netflix specials “Double Negative,” with one 45-minute installment subtitled “Children,” the other “Adulthood. He’ll show off his accessible stand-up stylings to Cleveland’s Hilarities 4th Street Theatre at Pickwick & Frolic Restaurant & Club for shows May 9. Some more background on “Double Negative” and Shaffir from a news release … Continue reading Comic Ari Shaffir at Hilarities — this IS happening