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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. 

Porthouse Theatre

Porthouse Theatre, on the grounds of the Blossom Music Center, has the high-energy musical Starmites playing July 4th through 19th.  330-6672-3884

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.

Credo Chamber Music

The Credo Chamber Music program at Oberlin College features a variety of chamber music by faculty members and students in several venues in and around Oberlin through Sunday, July 20th ; there’s also a special performance of Haydn’s oratorio The Creation at Severance Hall on July 19th. 

Holden Arboretum

The Cellocentric Ensemble combines Jazz, Classical and Folk music on Tuesday evening, July 15th, at Holden Arboretum in Kirtland. 

Beck Center

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

Kent-Blossom Music Festival

The Kent-Blossom Music Festival Faculty Chamber Music Series continues on Wednesday evening, July 16th, with an all-Brahms recital by Cleveland Orchestra principal cellist Mark Kosower.  The series continues through July 23rd. 

Ohio Light Opera

Dream City and the Magic Knight is the latest addition to 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.  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 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. 

Hudson Library Music Series

The Hudson Library and Historical Society Music Series continues on Sunday afternoon, July 20th, with chamber groups from the Kent/Blossom Music Festival.  330-653-6658 ext 1010

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. 

Cleveland Museum of Art Film Series

The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Film Series will include The Suspect on Wednesday, July 16th, and The Galapagos Affair:  Satan Came to Eden on Friday and Sunday, July 18th and 20th. 

Cleveland Cinemateque

Upcoming films at the Cleveland Cinemateque include the Cleveland premiere of The Dance of Reality on Friday and Saturday, July 18th and 19th and The Persistence of Vision, also showing on Saturday the 19th. The Looney Tunes festival continues through August 2nd, a there’s a Second Look Festival as well. 

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. 

Chataqua in Chagrin

Chagrin Arts/Chatauqua-in-Chagrin considers Tombstone Goes to Hollywood:  How Mayhem Became Myth – the subject is the infamous Gunfight at the O. K. Chorale, on Tuesday, July 22nd.  440-247-9700

Cleveland Orchestra

At the Blossom Music Center, Bramwell Tovey leads the Cleveland Orchestra’s Saturday evening Taste of Spain concert on July 19th.  On Sunday, July 20th, Stanislaw Skrowaczewski conducts music of Weber, Mozart and Shostakovich, with pianist Francesco Piemontesi performing Mozart’s last piano concerto.