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Arts Calendar

Each Tuesday afternoon at 3:00 PM, WCLV 104.9 ideastream devotes an hour to one or two of our Arts Partners and previews upcoming activities by those partners. Browse a list of WCLV 104.9 ideastream Arts Partners.


ARTNeo presents Bold and Brilliant:  Phyllis Sloane’s Pop Portraits in the West 78th Street Studios from June 20th through August 23rd. 

Transformer Station

Transformer Station’s summer season features a group show of contemporary photography and video featuring new works by Ann Hamilton and Tim Davis.

Beck Center

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein is at the Beck Center in Lakewood through August 17th.  216-521-2540 ext 10

Cooper International Competition

30 young pianists will perform in the Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition with preliminary rounds on the Oberlin Campus beginning July 19th.
The concerto final competition will be at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Orchestra on Friday, July 25th. 

Workshop Players

The Workshop Players perform Tennessee Williams’ classic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof through July 27th .  440-988-5613

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival

The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s second production of the summer is Romeo and Juliet, at Peace Park in Coventry Village July 18th through 20th, and at Lincoln Park in Tremont July 25th through 27th and August 2nd and 3rd.

Mamai Theater Company

Mamai Theater Company performs Tom Stoppard’s Arcadia at Tremont’s Pilgrim Congregational Church July 17th through August 3rd.

Mercury Summer Stock

Sunset Boulevard is the current production of Mercury Summer Stock at Notre Dame College in South Euclid through July 26th. 

Blank Canvas Theatre

Blank Canvas Theatre at the West 78th Street Studios in Cleveland performs Dale Wasserman’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest July 18th through August 2nd. 

Lantern Theatre

The Lantern Theater at Canal Corners Farm and Market presents The Goblins Will Git You, based on the writings of James Whitcomb Riley with music of Bill Hoffman July 18th through August 17th. 

Lorain Community Music Theater

Lorain Community Music Theater performs The Music Man at the Lorain County Community College Stocker Arts Center July 18th through 27th. 

Notre Dame College

Notre Dame College’s Clara Fritzsche Library has Intricate Beholding, a showing of hip-hop and urban-inspired painting by Cleveland artist Martinez E-B through September 12th. 

Cleveland Orchestra

At the Blossom Music Center, Finnish conductor John Storgaerds leads the Cleveland Orchestra and pianist Stephen Hough in music of Beethoven, Liszt and Sibelius on Saturday evening, July 26th, while Jack Everly conducts the Orchestra in an evening of Broadway showstoppers on Sunday the 27th.  216-231-1111

Porthouse Theater

The final production of the season for Porthouse Theater, on the grounds of the Blossom Music Center is Oliver.  It opens on July 25th and runs through August 10th. 330-672-3884

Ohio Light Opera

The Little King joins the schedule for the 36th season of the Ohio Light Opera at the College of Wooster, with a total of seven different operettas and musicals in repertory.  Dream City and the Magic Knight, O Lady, Lady, My Fair Lady, Call Me Madam, Pirates of Penzance and Die Fledermaus are all currently playing as well. 330-263-2345

Cooper International Competition

30 young pianists are taking part in the Thomas and Evon Cooper International Competition with preliminary rounds on the Oberlin campus.  The concerto final competition will be at Severance Hall with the Cleveland Orchestra on Friday, July 25th. .

Verb Ballets

Verb Ballets will perform at Cain Park’s Evans Amphitheater on Saturday, July 26th. 

Inlet Dance Theater

Inlet Dance Theater will also appear at Cain Park with a kids’ matinee on Wednesday afternoon, July 30th and an evening performance on Thursday, July 31st. 

Cleveland Museum of Art Film Series

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Film Series will include the film Christmas Holiday on Wednesday, July 23rd , and Breath of the Gods on Friday and Sunday, July 25th and 27th. 

Cleveland Cinemateque

Upcoming films at the Cleveland Cinemateque include the Cleveland premieres of Manakamana on Thursday and Friday, July 24th and 25th, and Young and Beautiful on Saturday and Sunday, the 26th and 27th . The Looney Tunes festival continues through August 2nd, a there’s a Second Look Festival as well.  216-421-7450

Cleveland Orchestra Volunteers

Open interview sessions for new volunteers will be held at Severance Hall on August 4th, 14th and 20th from 5 to 7PM for store volunteers, tour guides, ticket takers, ushers and greeters.  216-231-7425 or e-mail

Series & Specials

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 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.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.