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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Artist Elmer Brown

Thursday, October 20, 2011

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The City Club has stood as a citadel for free speech for 100 years, and for most of that time one painting has stood as testament of those ideals. On this episode of Applause, we look at artist Elmer Brown who was commissioned to create “Freedom of Speech.”

And we find out what brought the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts Rocco Landesman to town.

Plus, it’s moving day for the Western Reserve Historical Society. And the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage celebrates the art of Karamu.

Additional Information

National Endowment for the Arts
Western Reserve Historical Society Crawford Auto-aviation Museum
Artist Elmer Brown
Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage

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Arts and Culture, History, Painting, Theatre

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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:

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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.

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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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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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Applause

WVIZ/PBS
Thursday 7:30 PM
Saturday 4:00 PM
Sunday 12:30 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

The Sound of Applause

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

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer