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Susan Tedeschi, Angelo Merendino and Jared Bendis

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

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Dee Perry shares a conversation with Grammy-winning musician Susan Tedeschi who brings The Tedeschi Trucks Band to town Friday night for a concert at The Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica. Plus we welcome back photographer Angelo Merendino to discuss how he's dealing the death of his young wife Jennifer through his art. And our resident tech guru Jared Bendis of Case Western Reserve University sounds off on the the latest announcement from Apple.

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credit: Angelo Merendino credit: Angelo Merendino credit: Angelo Merendino credit: Angelo Merendino credit: Angelo Merendino

Additional Information

The Tedeschi Trucks Band performs Friday, September 13 at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica

Angelo Merendino‘s photographs go on view at The Cleveland Print Room this Friday, September 13.

Jared Bendis is the Creative New Media Officer for Case Western Reserve University

Extra Audio: Susan Tedeschi Complete Interview
Listen to Dee’s entire conversation with Susan Tedeschi.

Extra Audio: Reflecting Absence
September 11th, 2013 marks the 12th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that felled the World Trade Center Twin Towers. On September 11th, 2012, ideastream’s Dan Polletta spoke with internationally renowned landscape architect Peter Walker about his role in designing the memorial to honor the victims “Reflecting Absence” that now stands where the World Trade Center once stood.


Arts and Culture, Music, Photography, Science, Technology


Susan Tedeschi, musician

Angelo Merendino, photographer

Jared Bendis, Creative New Media Officer, Case Western Reserve University

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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