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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Nicky Nodjoumi, Michael Grant Jaffe and Jared Bendis

Monday, April 14, 2014

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David C. Barnett takes us to the new exhibit by Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi on view now at The Cleveland Institute of Art. Plus Dee Perry welcomes back acclaimed Cleveland author Michael Grant Jaffe to discuss his new novel - When Darkness Was a Virtue. And our resident tech guru Jared Bendis of Case Western Reserve University sounds off on the Heartbleed Bug and the Apple I-Watch.

Photo Gallery

Nicky Nodjoumi, 'Chasing the Butterfly' Nicky Nodjoumi, 'The One Who Sees What Is Hidden' Nicky Nodjoumi, The Accident Nichole Woods, project coordinator for CIA's Reinberger Galleries, and Michael Meier, CIA visiting instructor, view 'The Accident'

Additional Information

The art of Nicky Nodjoumi is on view at The Cleveland Institute of Art Reinberger Galleries now through May 3.

Michael Grant Jaffe‘s new novel is When Darkness Was A Virtue

Jared Bendis is the Creative New Media Officer - Digital Learning & Scholarship at Case Western Reserve University


Arts and Culture, Literature, Painting, Photography, Science, Technology


Nicky Nodjoumi, artist

Michael Grant Jaffe, author

Jared Bendis, 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