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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Mo Rocca, Dawes and Tregoning & Co.

Monday, July 23, 2012

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Mo Rocca, Dawes and Tregoning & Co. Dee Perry shares her interview with Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me's Mo Rocca. Plus we take a musical ride through Laurel Canyon with California rockers Dawes prior to their performance tonight at The Beachland Ballroom. And we look back on the life and career of former Northeast Ohio painter James Johnson in the exhibit on view now at Tregoning Co. - Red Hot: James Johnson Abstract Expressionist Paintings.

Additional Information

Mo Rocca is a frequent guest panelist for NPR‘s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me which can be heard Sundays at 2pm on 90.3 FM.

Dawes performs tonight (7/23) at The Beachland Ballroom

Red Hot: James Johnson Abstract Expressionist Paintings is on view now at Tregoning & Co. through August 31st.



Mo Rocca

Dawes, musicians

Bill Tregoning, Tregoning & Co.

Marjorie Johnson, author

Christopher Richards, catalogue author and exhibition curator

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Special Thanks

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

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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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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer