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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Cleveland Music Icon Alex Bevan

Thursday, July 19, 2012

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A Cleveland music icon whose name ranks right up there with other local legends like Michael Stanley and Eric Carmen - singer-songwriter Alex Bevan. He began his career while in high school. Four decades later he still calls Northeast Ohio home.

Kevin Busta isn’t your typical artist. He doesn’t use your typical art supplies like pencils, paper and paints that you can buy at an art supply store. Instead he uses iron and steel, power tools and heavy duty equipment. But the results that he gets from his unusual approach to art are well worth all the effort.

With a setting for indoors, outdoors, auto focus, auto zoom and a mode for just about everything, taking the perfect picture these days is a snap. But for some photographers an important part of the picture taking experiencing is missing. One that can only be found by returning to the beginning of the art form and a method known as pinhole photography.

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Alex Bevan
Kevin Busta
Pinhole Photography

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Arts and Culture, Music, Photography

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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.

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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

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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