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‘Refereeing the Muses’, Great Lakes Brewing Co. and Tuesday Musical

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

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‘Refereeing the Muses’, Great Lakes Brewing Co. and Tuesday Musical Dee Perry welcomes back Cleveland State University's Bob Abelman to discuss his new book Refereeing the Muses: A Theater Criticism/Arts Journalism Primer. Plus we look back on 25 years of brewing Cleveland's best beer with Pat Conway and Luke Purcell of Great Lakes Brewing Company. And we celebrate 125 years of classical music in Akron with Tuesday Musical.

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Bob Abelman and Cheryl Kushner are the co-authors of Refereeing the Muses: A Theater Criticism/Arts Journalism Primer

Great Lakes Brewing Company celebrates its 25th anniversary with a block party this Friday, September 6

Tuesday Musical celebrates its 125th anniversary with a gala concert Saturday, September 7th at EJ Thomas Hall at the University of Akron.


Arts and Culture, History, Music, Theatre


Bob Abelman, author

Pat Conway and Luke Purcell, Great Lakes Brewing Company

Jarrod Hartzler, Barbara Feld and Bob Fischer, Tuesday Musical

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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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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer