CMA Ohio City Stages, presented by Charter One, continues its celebration of summer with world-class music performances. The past few events have featured artists from Mali, Romania and Honduras—and there are more global sounds to come. Morocco’s Aziz Sahmaoui & University of Gnawa and Peru’s Novalima complete the series that wraps up July 31. We’ll cover some of the musicology behind these two bands in this second blog on CMA Ohio City Stages.
The Thinker: A CMA Blog
The Cleveland Museum of Art celebrates summer with a new series that brings music and film to Ohio City. CMA Ohio City Stages, presented by Charter One, features international music artists on a neighborhood stage outside the Transformer Station on West 29th Street. Each concert is followed by a film on the lawn. These eclectic block parties take place Wednesday nights throughout July and are FREE to all. Here, we highlight some of the global talent in this two-part blog post.
The current exhibition The Last Days of Pompeii is a multi-faceted look at one of the most infamous natural disasters in human history.
On the afternoon of Saturday, June 8, 2013, Wade Oval will come alive with color, art, music, and creativity. The Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle is Greater Cleveland’s signature summer event and it is just around the corner.
The Cleveland Museum of Art and MOCA Cleveland have joined forces to present two contemporary installations by celebrated multi-media artist Janet Cardiff—Forty-Part Motet at the CMA and The Paradise Institute at MOCA. In celebration of these two innovative works of art the CMA’s first Friday happy hour event, MIX, will be a special collaboration with MOCA’s WtF (Welcome to Fridays) series. Join us Friday, June 7 from 5-9 p.m. at MIX: Connections for cocktails, live music and immersive art at both the CMA and MOCA. A free trolley will run all evening between the two museums. In anticipation of this exciting evening, we discuss Janet Cardiff and her groundbreaking installations.
Try this recipe for a zesty and refreshing summer breakfast.
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12 and the CMA wants to make sure your hardworking mom gets a gift as lovely as she is. Our newly renovated museum store is stocked with items that are sure to show her how much you care. Here are some gift ideas to help make her day extra special.
On May 5, the Cleveland Museum of Art and MOCA Cleveland present a lecture by multimedia artist Janet Cardiff.
Join us Friday, May 3 at MIXup: Composition and experience John Cage’s HPSCHD in the unique setting of the museum’s Atrium. Tickets and event details at ClevelandArt.org/MIX. The museum’s Director of City Stages, Tom Welsh, discusses John Cage and his revolutionary compositions in this special guest blog.
The Cleveland-based theater company, Theater Ninjas, performs “The Excavation,” a site-specific performance complementing The Last Days of Pompeii, in the atrium on select days.