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Applause and The Sound of Applause

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The Pianist of Willesden Lane & The Mighty Scarabs

The Pianist of Willesden Lane & The Mighty Scarabs

The Sound of Applause
March 5, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes pianist Mona Golabek into the Key Bank studio to share her mother's story - The Pianist of Willesden Lane.

Phil Klay, Dobama Theatre and John & Gerald Clayton

Phil Klay, Dobama Theatre and John & Gerald Clayton

The Sound of Applause
March 4, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes National Book Award winner Phil Klay who reads from his short story collection Redeployment.

Arthur Chu, CAN Journal and Keep Talking

Arthur Chu, CAN Journal and Keep Talking

The Sound of Applause
March 3, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes local Jeopardy champion Arthur Chu who stars in the new touring production from Great Lakes Theater.

Estelle Parsons, Ronnie Spector and Pam Grier

Estelle Parsons, Ronnie Spector and Pam Grier

The Sound of Applause
March 2, 2015

Dee Perry shares some of her favorite leading lady interviews for Women's History Month including Estelle Parsons and Pam Grier.

Applause America

Applause America

Applause
February 28, 2015

A weekly look at arts and culture from coast to coast featuring stories about dance, theater, music and the visual arts.

52 Weeks Calendar; Near West Theatre; Heinen’s Grand Opening

52 Weeks Calendar; Near West Theatre; Heinen’s Grand Opening

Applause
February 26, 2015

Good news for a theatre that has performed in one of the most challenging spaces in town.

Langston Hughes Letters, ‘Dial M for Murder’ & Near West Theatre

Langston Hughes Letters, ‘Dial M for Murder’ & Near West Theatre

The Sound of Applause
February 26, 2015

Dee Perry speaks with the editors of the acclaimed new collection Selected Letters of Langston Hughes.

Jared Bendis, Booker T, Cleveland School of the Arts and Cafe Tia Juana

Jared Bendis, Booker T, Cleveland School of the Arts and Cafe Tia Juana

The Sound of Applause
February 25, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes back our resident tech guru Jared Bendis of Case Western Reserve University to sound off on the latest tech news.

D.M. Pulley, Karen Zacarias & ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

D.M. Pulley, Karen Zacarias & ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

The Sound of Applause
February 24, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes the grand prize winner of The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award - D.M. Pulley - who won for The Dead Key.

Music Monday

Music Monday

The Sound of Applause
February 23, 2015

Music Monday returns as Dan Polletta & a trio of music mavens share new songs from Father John Misty, the late Pops Staples and more.

The Pianist of Willesden Lane & The Mighty Scarabs

The Pianist of Willesden Lane & The Mighty Scarabs

March 5, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes pianist Mona Golabek into the Key Bank studio to share her mother's story - The Pianist of Willesden Lane.

Phil Klay, Dobama Theatre and John & Gerald Clayton

Phil Klay, Dobama Theatre and John & Gerald Clayton

March 4, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes National Book Award winner Phil Klay who reads from his short story collection Redeployment.

Arthur Chu, CAN Journal and Keep Talking

Arthur Chu, CAN Journal and Keep Talking

March 3, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes local Jeopardy champion Arthur Chu who stars in the new touring production from Great Lakes Theater.

Estelle Parsons, Ronnie Spector and Pam Grier

Estelle Parsons, Ronnie Spector and Pam Grier

March 2, 2015

Dee Perry shares some of her favorite leading lady interviews for Women's History Month including Estelle Parsons and Pam Grier.

Langston Hughes Letters, ‘Dial M for Murder’ & Near West Theatre

Langston Hughes Letters, ‘Dial M for Murder’ & Near West Theatre

February 26, 2015

Dee Perry speaks with the editors of the acclaimed new collection Selected Letters of Langston Hughes.

Jared Bendis, Booker T, Cleveland School of the Arts and Cafe Tia Juana

Jared Bendis, Booker T, Cleveland School of the Arts and Cafe Tia Juana

February 25, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes back our resident tech guru Jared Bendis of Case Western Reserve University to sound off on the latest tech news.

D.M. Pulley, Karen Zacarias & ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

D.M. Pulley, Karen Zacarias & ‘Intergalactic Nemesis’

February 24, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes the grand prize winner of The Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award - D.M. Pulley - who won for The Dead Key.

Music Monday

Music Monday

February 23, 2015

Music Monday returns as Dan Polletta & a trio of music mavens share new songs from Father John Misty, the late Pops Staples and more.

Walter Novak, Harvey Webster & ‘My Heart is the Drum’

Walter Novak, Harvey Webster & ‘My Heart is the Drum’

February 19, 2015

Dee Perry welcomes photographer Walter Novak whose concert photos are on view now at Space:ROCK Gallery.

Rick Robinson, Heinen’s Downtown & Cleveland Institute of Art

Rick Robinson, Heinen’s Downtown & Cleveland Institute of Art

February 18, 2015

Dan Polletta welcomes Detroit musician Rick Robinson into the Key Bank studio to perform with members of Classical Revolution Cleveland.

Applause America

Applause America

February 28, 2015

A weekly look at arts and culture from coast to coast featuring stories about dance, theater, music and the visual arts.

52 Weeks Calendar; Near West Theatre; Heinen’s Grand Opening

52 Weeks Calendar; Near West Theatre; Heinen’s Grand Opening

February 26, 2015

Good news for a theatre that has performed in one of the most challenging spaces in town.

Applause America

Applause America

February 21, 2015

A weekly look at arts and culture from coast to coast featuring stories about dance, theater, music and the visual arts.

Photography Focus

Photography Focus

February 19, 2015

A photojournalist takes us on a journey to help save the lives of people without water.

Applause America

Applause America

February 14, 2015

We indulge in the glamour of Bulgari, and discover Madeline Albright’s art of diplomacy.

The Comic Episode

The Comic Episode

February 12, 2015

Plain Dealer's Michael Sangiacomo talks about the cultural phenomenon of comic books.

Applause America

Applause America

February 7, 2015

A weekly look at arts and culture from coast to coast featuring stories about dance, theater, music and the visual arts.

Cleveland Culinary Launch Kitchen; Artist Judith Salomon

Cleveland Culinary Launch Kitchen; Artist Judith Salomon

February 5, 2015

We share the story of the 1991 Winner for Visual arts Judith Salomon, a ceramist.

Karamu House 100th Anniversary; Near West Theatre

Karamu House 100th Anniversary; Near West Theatre

January 29, 2015

We celebrate the 100th anniversary of Karamu House.

‘Hidden in Plain Sight’; Tour of the Cleveland Institute of Art

‘Hidden in Plain Sight’; Tour of the Cleveland Institute of Art

January 22, 2015

We sent our ideastream cameras for a tour of the renovated Cleveland Institute of Art.

Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

ideastream Arts Funding

Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:

CAC

By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.

OAC

The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

Beyond the Dish Music Monday

About

Applause is an Emmy award-winning locally produced TV show that celebrates artists and cultural groups around Cleveland and Northeast Ohio.

The Sound of Applause, ideastream’s weekday radio magazine, celebrates the visual and performing arts, explores cultural trends, and examines current events through an artistic lens.

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Air Dates

Applause

WVIZ/PBS
Thursday 7:30 PM
Friday 11:00 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM

The Ohio Channel
Monday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 PM
Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
Wednesday 12:00 AM / 8:00 AM

Applause America

WVIZ/PBS
Saturday 6:30 PM
Sunday 12:30 PM

The Sound of Applause

90.3 WCPN
Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM / 10:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer