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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

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.

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. 

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. 

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

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 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

Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra’s new Summers at Severance Series begins on Friday, August 1st.  Guest conductor Johannes Debus leads the Cleveland Orchestra and pianist Benjamin Grosvenor in music of Ravel and Rachmaninoff.  At the Blossom Music Center on Saturday evening, August 2nd, they’ll add music of Rameau to the mix.  On Sunday, August 3rd at Blossom, its Hollywood under the Stars, with music from Forest Gump, The Magnificent Seven, Lawrence of Arabia and more.  216-231-1111

Mercury Summer Stock

Mercury Summer Stock, performing at Notre Dame College, has the musical The Wedding Singer playing August 1st through 16th.  216-771-5862

Cleveland Cinemateque

Upcoming films at the Cleveland Cinemateque include the Cleveland premieres of The Double on Thursday and Friday, July 31st and August 1st, Brasslands on August 1st and 2nd, and A People Uncounted on August 1st and 2nd as well.  216-421-7450

Chataqua in Chagrin

The next Chatauqua in Chagrin program is Reflections on HBO’s Six by Sondheim on Tuesday evening, August 5th.  Mike Wolf, the editor of the documentary, will be the featured speaker.  440-247-9700

Cedar-Fairmount Summer Arts Festival

Cedar-Fairmount’s 13th annual Summer Festival and Arts and Crafts Sale will take place on Sunday afternoon, August 10th. 

Nina and Pinta

Replicas of two of Christopher Columbus’s ships, the Pinta and the Nina, will dock in Lorain at the Black River Landing from Friday August 8th through Monday, August 11th. 

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.