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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Winsor French, Vintage Trouble, One World Festival and Elmore Leonard

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

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Winsor French, Vintage Trouble, One World Festival and Elmore Leonard Dee Perry speaks with award-winning Cleveland journalist James M. Wood about the life and times of legendary local columnist - Winsor French - who's the subject of a new cabaret - Winsor! Plus, Dee introduces us to the retro-R&B sounds of Vintage Trouble who play The Grog Shop this Saturday night. And James Levin stops by to preview his latest project - The One World Festival - happening this weekend in the Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Plus, Dee shares an interview with legendary writer Elmore Leonard who passed away today at the age of 87.

Additional Information

The Musical Theatre Project stages Winsor! about Winsor French by James Wood this Friday, Aug 23 and Saturday Aug 24 at The Beck Center

Vintage Trouble performs Saturday, August 24 at The Grog Shop in Cleveland Heights

The Cleveland One World Festival takes place Sunday, August 25 in The Cleveland Cultural Gardens

Legendary writer, Elmore Leonard passed away today at the age of 87.


Arts and Culture, Dance, History, Music, Theatre


James Wood, journalist/playwright

Bill Rudman, Musical Theatre Project

Richard Danielson, Vintage Trouble

James Levin, One World Festival

Elmore Leonard, author

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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