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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Matthew Bourne, The Battlefield Band and ‘Lucy’

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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Dee Perry welcomes choreographer Matthew Bourne to describe his acclaimed new take on the classic ballet Sleeping Beauty opening at PlayhouseSquare tonight. Plus we share a live performance by Scottish traditional music group - The Battlefield Band - who perform at Cuyahoga Valley National Park's Happy Days Lodge tomorrow night. And ideastream's Brian Bull reports on the new and improved Lucy at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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A cast reconstruction of Lucy, the 3.2 million-year-old-human ancestor of the species Australopithecus afarensis. A lifelike reconstruction of Lucy, the 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor of the species Australopithecus afarensis A lifelike reconstruction of Lucy, the 3.2 million-year-old human ancestor of the species Australopithecus afarensis Dr. Yohannes Haile-Selassie, curator of physical anthropology at The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, oversaw the making of Lucy

Additional Information

Matthew Bourne‘s Sleeping Beauty is onstage at The Palace Theater in PlayhouseSquare Oct 1 - 13.

The Battlefield Band performs at The Happy Days Lodge in The Cuyahoga Valley National Park tomorrow night Oct 2.

***Tonight’s (10/2) Battlefield Band concert will go on as scheduled despite government shutdown. For more information link here***

Brian Bull’s report on Lucy at Cleveland Museum of Natural History.

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Arts and Culture, Ballet, Music, Natural History

Guests

Matthew Bourne, choreographer

Battlefield Band, musicians

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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:

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By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton Corporation Charitable Foundation; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; The Nord Family Foundation; The Corrine L. Dodero Foundation for the Arts and Sciences; and The Stroud Family Exempt Trust.

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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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Tuesday 12:30 AM / 4:30 AM / 8:30 AM / 4:00 PM
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Monday-Thursday 2:00 PM

Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer