Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Dan Polletta talks with local writers Eric Coble and Les Roberts about their collaboration for the new Cleveland Play House holiday production - 'A Carol for Cleveland.' Plus, New York singer-songwriter Ari Hest shares a live performance from our Key Bank studio as he gets ready for his gig tonight at The Beachland Ballroom. And we share sounds from Tuesday's groundbreaking for the new Near West Theater in the Gordon Square Arts District.
Arts and Culture, History, Music, Theatre
Eric Coble, playwright
Les Roberts, author
Ari Hest, songwriter
Stephanie Morrison-Hrbek, executive director
Bob Navis Jr., artistic director
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Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.
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