Chagrin Arts series features ‘Barry Stees and Friends’

Chagrin Arts presents “A Fusion of Art and Music with Barry Stees and Friends,” a multimedia concert, at 7:30 PM on April 26 at Chagrin Falls United Methodist Church,  20 S. Franklin St., Chagrin Falls. It’s the third program in its 2019 Performing Arts Series “Music, Magic and More.” Pictures of various artwork will be shown on projector screens as world-class musicians play pieces inspired … Continue reading Chagrin Arts series features ‘Barry Stees and Friends’

Cleveland Museum of Art has two-day Valentine’s celebration planned

Ever take a date to the Cleveland Museum of Art? The folks at CMA hope you’ll spend one of two lovey-dovey days there “to participate in love-inspired art ideas,” as a recent news release says. From the release: The Cleveland Museum of Art will host two days of programs celebrating love in all its forms, on Wednesday, February 13, and Thursday, February 14. Highlights include … Continue reading Cleveland Museum of Art has two-day Valentine’s celebration planned

Check out a lumberjack demonstration in Avon

Jack Riese and Pat Holbert carve a tree stump with a chainsaw and plenty of imagination. Riese began about 40 years ago by carving telephone poles with chisels into to totem poles inspired by an interest in Native American culture. Watch them chip away at what is until it becomes what it will be in the hands of artists. The lumberjack demonstration is 1 to … Continue reading Check out a lumberjack demonstration in Avon

Valley Art Center’s 47th annual Juried Art Exhibit opens Nov. 2

What: Valley Art Center’s 47th annual Juried Art Exhibit Where: Valley Art Center, 155 Bell St., Chagrin Falls When: The annual exhibit starts with an opening from 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 2. The show runs through Dec. 12. Hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Why you should go: Some details from a news release: With a … Continue reading Valley Art Center’s 47th annual Juried Art Exhibit opens Nov. 2

Veterans Day ceremony in Amherst honors brave sacrifices

Hundreds gather every year in a parking lot on Park Avenue to honor veterans in Amherst. A focal point is a veterans mural covering an exterior wall of a building. Conceptualized and painted by Amherst artist Mike Sekletar and others who helped him, the mural depicts scenes of veterans of major wars. The emotions conjured are moving. The most recent mural features portraits of Lorain … Continue reading Veterans Day ceremony in Amherst honors brave sacrifices