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Maurice Reedus Jr., Ruby Dee, Cooper International Competition

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

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Maurice Reedus Jr., Ruby Dee, Cooper International Competition Dee Perry welcomes Cleveland's own Maurice Reedus Jr. - also known as The Sax Man to discuss the filming of a documentary about his life. Plus Ruby Dee shares why she's always been so drawn to Cleveland. And Greg Fulkerson previews of this year's Cooper International Competition for violin at the Oberlin Conservatory with ideastream's Dan Polletta.

Additional Information

The Ruby

Maurice Reedus will be performing on July 18th at the House of Blues.

The unveiling of the Ruby Dee mural previously scheduled for July 20th at Karamu House has been rescheduled for Friday, July 26 from 4-7pm.
The Cooper International Violin Competition takes place July 18th through 26th at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music


Arts and Culture, Motion Pictures (Film, Video), Music, Theatre


Maurice Reedus, Sax Man

Ruby Dee, Actress

Greg Fulkerson, Oberlin Violin Competition Judge

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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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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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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer