What To Stream This Week From Northeast Ohio Arts Community
From a Black History Month dance performance to a Latinx art exhibition, there's a diverse range of virtual opportunities from Northeast Ohio artists and cultural institutions. Here are five online arts and culture options for you to enjoy this week.
"Stono" is the new virtual dance performance from Step Afrika! about a little-known slave uprising in South Carolina in 1739. The online performance, presented by Playhouse Square for Black History Month, is available Feb. 1-14.
Cleveland Museum of Art
CMA continues its monthly Virtual MIX event Friday, Feb. 5, from 8-9 p.m. The Februrary edition, "Move," features a virtual dance tour through the galleries by performance artist Marcia Custer and green-screen art by Ben Oblivion.
Akron School for the Arts
A virtual talent show from students of the Akron School for the Arts streams online this weekend. "Falcon-Palooza: The Firestone Talent Show" features high-school students from Firestone Theatre including singers, actors, dancers and other musical acts.
It's a special Valentine's Day edition of the Massillon Museum's monthly "Do the Mu!" with a hands-on creative virtual activity Saturday, Feb. 6, at 12 p.m. Artist Michele Waalkes leads viewers in the all-ages, at-home workshop to create iris, paper-folded hearts to give to your valentine.
Zygote Press celebrates the Latinx/American identity with the new virtual exhibit, "Pocho," through Saturday, Feb. 12. The word "pocho" is a recently-reclaimed derogatory term for Anglicized Mexican-Americans who speak Spanish with an American accent.