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Donald Ray Pollock, ‘The Whipping Man’ and Robert Conrad

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Donald Ray Pollock, ‘The Whipping Man’ and Robert Conrad Dee Perry shares her interview with Donald Ray Pollock the acclaimed Ohio author of The Devil All the Time who speaks tomorrow night at The Lakewood Library. Plus a Civil War Passover is onstage at Cleveland Play House, as we hear from the director of The Whipping Man. And we look at the history of WCLV 104.9 with Robert Conrad as we preview the classical radio stations 50th Anniversary celebrations happening later this week.

Additional Information

Donald Ray Pollock reads from his book The Devil All The Time, Thursday, Nov 1 at 7pm at Lakewood Library in the main library auditorium.

The Whipping Man is onstage at Cleveland Play House Nov 2 - Dec 2.

WCLV celebrates its 50th anniversary with an all-day music marathon Thursday, Nov 1 from 10am-9pm on 104.9 FM


Arts and Culture, History, Literature, Music, Theatre


Donald Ray Pollock, author

Gioavanna Sardelli, director

Rabbi Alan Lettofsky, cultural consultant

Robert Conrad, president WCLV

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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:


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.


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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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer