Akron’s own Black Keys returning to The Q, with Modest Mouse in tow

It’s still amazing to me that two guys from Akron, whose band, The Black Keys, offers what is, for the most part, straight-ahead, if highly addictive rock, can headline arenas. I mean, I saw singer-guitarist Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney absolutely pack Agora Cleveland years ago for a blistering show, but while the Agora isn’t some tiny club, it isn’t Quicken Loans Arena, either. … Continue reading Akron’s own Black Keys returning to The Q, with Modest Mouse in tow

Power of Sour at Platform Beer Co.

What: Power of Sour Where: Saturday, April 13 – 10 am When: Platform Beer Co.  4125 Lorain Ave, Cleveland 44113 Why you should go: Sour is definitely an acquired taste. Mix it with beer and you have a small group of people dedicated to the power of sour. I personally love most types of beer and that includes sour because it is such a unique … Continue reading Power of Sour at Platform Beer Co.

Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

We’re gearing up to celebrate all things Irish this weekend, and what better way to get started than with a nice mug of Irish Coffee? This recipe comes from Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey: Slainte.   Irish Coffee 1 ½ parts Tullamore D.E.W. Original 1 ½ parts strongly brewed coffee (Tim’s Pick: any premium dark roast) ½ part sugar (Tim’s Pick: Demerara Sugar) Lightly whipped heavy cream … Continue reading Celebrate St. Paddy’s Day with some Irish Coffee

‘Amazing Butterflies’ to flutter with color at Cleveland Botanical Garden

It’s about to get butterfly-crazy at Cleveland Botanical Garden. From March 23 through April 28, the attraction in Cleveland’s University Circle neighborhood will host traveling exhibition “Amazing Butterflies,” the unifying focus of which will be a caterpillar’s transformation into the small, lovely winged creature. Says a news release from CBG: Visitors will experience the challenges of being a caterpillar as it morphs into a beautiful … Continue reading ‘Amazing Butterflies’ to flutter with color at Cleveland Botanical Garden

Michael Stanley to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Beachland Ballroom

If you’re from Northeast Ohio, odds are you’re a Michael Stanley fan. And you don’t think he’s ever gotten the recognition he deserved. Cleveland Arts Prize is going to change that. CAP will honor Stanley with a special Lifetime Achievement Award to celebrate his incredible 50-year career in music, local media, and philanthropy, according to a news release. It will all go down on Saturday … Continue reading Michael Stanley to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Beachland Ballroom