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

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

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

Cleveland Humanities Festival features staged reading presented by Literary Cleveland

Literary Cleveland is presenting a staged reading during this year’s Cleveland Humanities Festival, at 7 p.m. March 17 and 18. The hour-long performance, titled “I Will Sing for You: Humanities Fest Staged Reading,” features original work by Northeast Ohio writers Nicholas Cohen, Diane Ferri, Aubrey Hirsch, Ray McNiece, Philip Metres, Darlene Montonaro, Robin Pease, Mimi Plevin-Foust, Susan Rakow, Jane Richmond, Elaine Schleiffer, Karen Schubert, Jill … Continue reading Cleveland Humanities Festival features staged reading presented by Literary Cleveland