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Applause and The Sound of Applause

The Politician, Art Therapy Studio and Rock and Roll Roots

Thursday, August 5, 2010

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On this episode of Applause we meet a group of therapists at the Art Therapy Studio of Cleveland who provide comfort and joy through the arts. And, look at some of the greatest moments in rock and roll in the new boon, "Cleveland's Rock and Roll Roots." And he's a sharp dresser…his hair glistens in the wind…and he stands THREE STORIES HIGH. In 1994, satirical artist Billie Lawless began work on a mechanical sculpture that he called "The Politician --- A Toy". After years in the rain…and the snow…and the sun, the Politician was starting to look a little shabby, so Lawless has now totally refurbished the piece.

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Arts/Culture, Government/Politics, Health, Mental Health, History, Music, Painting, Sculpture

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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 Corporation Charitable Foundation; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; 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.

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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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Applause

WVIZ/PBS
Thursday 7:30 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM
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The Sound of Applause

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

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer