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Wiliam Busta, Christine Howey and Jessica Fellowes

Monday, January 13, 2014

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Wiliam Busta, Christine Howey and Jessica Fellowes Dee talks to William Busta about the new exhibit - 25 Artists/25 Years on display in his gallery. The exhibit celebrates the 25th anniversary of Busta opening his first gallery. Plus, playwright Christine Howey describes capturing the journey she took as she transitioned from being a man to a woman in her new play Exact Change. We also share a conversation with Jessica Fellowes who has written two books about the PBS series Downton Abbey.

Additional Information

The exhibit 25 Artists/25 Years is on display at the William Busta Gallery through February 1, 2014.  The Gallery is located at 2731 Prospect Avenue

Christine Howey’s play Exact Change is on stage at Cleveland Public Theatre through January 25th 2014.

Jessica Fellowes is the author of The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey”>The World of Downton Abbey and The Chronicles of Downton Abbey

image: Brinsley Tyrrell, October Edge, glass enamel on steel, 36 x 48 in.


Arts and Culture, History, Painting, Photography, Theatre


William Busta-Gallery owner
Christine Howey-playwright/sctor
Jessica Fellowes-writer

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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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