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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Omar Vizquel, Bobby Sanabria and Dr. Regennia Williams

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

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Omar Vizquel, Bobby Sanabria and Dr. Regennia Williams Former Cleveland Indians All-Star shortstop Omar Vizquel discusses how his visits to museums and galleries during his playing days led to an interest in painting. Percussionist Bobby Sanabria shares music from his Grammy nominated Afro-Cuban recording “Multiverse”…and Dr. Regennia Williams talks about her book “Homegoings, Crossings, and Passings” which examines the life of the African diaspora through the way it deals with death.

Additional Information

The exhibit of paintings “New Works” by Omar Vizquel is on view at Convivium33 Gallery through August 4, 2013.
Bobby Sanabria will be part of a free recital held Friday July 12th at 7pm in Cleveland State University’s Drinko Recital Hall.  The performance is part of the 9th annual Roberto Ocasio Latin Jazz Music Camp.
Dr..Reginnia Williams new book is “Homegoings, Crossings, and Passings” You can watch the PBS documentary “Homegoings” which is streaming online now thru July 24th, 2013


Arts and Culture, Literature, Music, Painting, Photography, Education, Race


Painter Omar Vizquel
Musician Bobby Sanabria
Writer and educator Dr. Regennia Williams

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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