Hear ‘Cleveland Stories’ at Seeds of Literacy on Kinsman Road

Literary Cleveland, a nonprofit organization committed to building a strong literary community in Northeast Ohio, is set to host a reading celebrating the release of “Cleveland Stories: Vol 1” at at 6 p.m. Oct. 24 at Seeds of Literacy. The anthology features stories, poems and essays by residents of Mt. Pleasant and surrounding neighborhoods, and is the culmination of Cleveland Stories, an ongoing place-based writing … Continue reading Hear ‘Cleveland Stories’ at Seeds of Literacy on Kinsman Road

Life-changing books and free ice cream at Parma-Snow Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library

What: “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die” Party, with James Mustich, author of “1,000 Books to Read Before You Die.” Where: Parma-Snow Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 2121 Snow Road, Parma When: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 17 Why you should go: The event includes discussion of life-changing books, a scavenger hunt, 3-D printing demonstrations, T-shirt making, book signing with Mustich and free … Continue reading Life-changing books and free ice cream at Parma-Snow Branch of Cuyahoga County Public Library

Ekphrastic Poetry Open Mic at Cleveland Museum of Art

What: Ekphrastic Poetry Open Mic Where: Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall, 11150 East Blvd., Cleveland When: 1-2:30 p.m. April 21 Why you should go: April is National Poetry Month. Literary Cleveland and the Cleveland Museum of Art partnered to present a two-part workshop on ekphrasis, or poetry about art. Workshop participants will be reading their ekphrastic poetry during the April 21 open mic. You … Continue reading Ekphrastic Poetry Open Mic at Cleveland Museum of Art