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Kristine Jackson, Mavis Staples and The Akron Art Museum

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

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Dee Perry welcomes acclaimed local blues musician - Kristine Jackson - who performs songs from her new CD Simply KJ Vol. 2. Plus we share an archive interview with the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer that Kristine is opening for later this week - Mavis Staples. Also Dee takes a summer tour of The Akron Art Museum with its chief curator Janice Driesbach.

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Robert Arneson, Nuke News from the Language in Art show at Akron Art Museum La Wilson, Homage to Pollack,  Akron Art Museum O. Winston, Hotshot Eastbound, Laeger, West Virginia, Akron Art Museum O Winston, Summer Evening, Lithia, Virginia, Akron Art Museum

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Kristine Jackson performs songs from her new CD Simply KJ vol.2 at Music Box Cleveland (opening for Mavis Staples) Thursday, August 21.

Mavis Staples performs at Music Box Cleveland Thursday August 21.

Akron Art Museum


Arts and Culture, Music, Painting


Kristine Jackson, musician

Mavis Staples, vocalist

Janice Driesbach, Akron Art Museum

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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