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January 2015

Brews + Prose: Hugh Martin and Tess Taylor

Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery
Jan 06, 2015 7:00 PM | Market Garden Brewery; 1947 West 25th St. in Ohio City, Cleveland, OH 44113 | Community
Join us Tuesaday at Market Garden Brewery for some local craft beers and some great visiting poets!

Hugh Martin is a veteran of the Iraq war and the author of The Stick Soldiers (BOA Editions, Ltd., 2013) and So, How Was the War? (Kent State UP, 2010). He is the recipient of a Wallace Stegner Fellowship and he was the inaugural winner of The Iowa Review Jeff Sharlet Award for Veterans. He is currently the 2014-15 Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College.

Tess Taylor’s chapbook The Misremembered World, was selected by Eavan Boland and published by the Poetry Society of America. Her debut full length book is The Forage House. The San Francisco Chronicle called it “stunning” and it was a finalist for 2013 Believer Poetry Award. Tess's poetry and nonfiction now appear widely. She is currently a book reviewer for NPR’s All Things Considered and a professor of English at Whittier College. She lives in El Cerrito, California.

Every Artist Insured: Health Insurance Seminar

The Actor's Fund
Jan 14, 2015 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM | The Bop Stop: 2920 Detroit Avenue Cleveland, OH 44113 | Insurance
On Wednesday January 14th, jump in on a free session about Ohio’s Health Insurance Marketplace at the Bop Stop. Presented by Jim Brown of The Actors Fund and sponsored by the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture (CPAC), the seminar will help visual and performing artists, entertainment professionals, artisans and craftspeople in the Cleveland area find quality, affordable health insurance. Plus free pizza! Learn more at the link above.

Amanda Powell "Beyond Boundaries" Cd Release Concert

The Music Settlement
Jan 30, 2015 - Jan 31, 2015 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM | BOP STOP | Community
Amanda Powell is a versatile musician who performs a wide variety of styles including jazz, folk, classical and world music. From her early days as a pianist, to studying voice performance in college, Amanda’s music career has unfolded in a unique way, bringing rich opportunities for making music with people all over the world. At home on the opera stage, in the jazz club and in the national church arena, Amanda brings an authenticity and vibrancy to her music that creates profound connections with her audiences. Amanda will be featured alongside:

Dave Morgan, bass; Alton Merrell, piano; Ed Davis, Percussion; Howie Smith, saxophone. There will also be numerous special guest appearances including one by Anne Wilson!

SHOCKWAVES Transformer Station museum premiere

Transformer Station
Jan 31, 2015 - Feb 01, 2015 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. | Transformer Station | Community
Transformer Station is pleased to present the museum premiere of SHOCKWAVES, a hallucinatory trip into a man’s subconscious mind in the moments before his death. 2011 Creative Workforce Fellow and Media artist, Kasumi deploys an astonishing 25,000 public domain film samples, rotoscoped and live action film clips, dance choreography, animation and “stunning” sound design to produce a “brilliant,” “darkly madcap,” “grotesque, beautiful and transcendent” exploration of the nature of memory and our collective consciousness.

A reception to meet the artist will be held in the galleries at 5 pm on Sunday February 1.