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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.

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Maria Neil Art Project

The Maria Neil Art Project gallery on Waterloo Road in Cleveland introduces a solo exhibition by Barbara Stanford called Imperceptible Paradigm May 1st through June 15th.  216-832-7106  

Cleveland Public Theater

Cleveland Public Theater’s next production is Donrell, Who Kissed the Sea, by Nathan Alan Davis.  It’s in the James Levin Theater from May 21st through June 6th.  216-631-2727  


Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival

The Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival is at the Cleveland Institute of Music Thursday through Sunday, May 28th through 31st, with performances by Jason Vieaux, Riccardo Gallen, Duo Melis and others.  216-752-7502  

Blue Water Chamber Orchestra

The Blue Water Chamber Orchestra will join with the Northeast Ohio Music Teachers Association to present the winners of their Young Artist Concerto Competition on Saturday evening, May 30th, at Baldwin Wallace University  



Church of the Covenant

On Sunday, May 31st, the Friends of the McGaffin Carillon will sponsor a Victorian Picnic at the Church of the Covenant.  Period attire is encouraged, but not required. 


Musical Theater Project

On Sunday afternoon, May 31st, the Musical Theater Project presents Pure Imagination:  The Family Cabaret, at the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s Parma-Snow Library Auditorium.  216-245-8687  


Grays Armory

Michigan organist Dave Wickerham will perform on the Wurlitzer Theater Pipe organ at Cleveland Grays Armory Museum on Bolivar Road on Sunday afternoon, May 31st.

Choral Arts Cleveland

Choral Arts Cleveland presents the Cleveland premiere of James Whitbourn’s Annelies, a choral setting of the Diary of Anne Frank, on Sunday afternoon, May 31st, at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple. 


Lippman School

The Lippman School will present a concert by pianist Lara Downes on Monday evening, June 1st

Robert Cassidy

Pianist Robert Cassidy will perform all 24 of Claude Debussy’s Preludes on Tuesday evening, June 2nd, at First Unitarian Church in Shaker Heights.


Beck Center

The 1995 Pulitzer-Prize winning drama The Young Man from Atlanta is in the Studio Theater at Beck Center from May 29th through June 28th

216-521-2540 ext 10


Cleveland Orchestra

Cleveland Orchestra Music Director Franz Welser-Moest will conduct the remaining  concerts for this season at Severance Hall.  On  Thursday, May 28th, the program includes Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and Richard Strauss’s Sinfonia domestica.  On Friday, May 29th, it’s music of Messiaen and Dvorak, while Strauss’s opera Daphne is performed on Wednesday and Saturday, May 27th and 30th.  216-231-1111  

Art Fur Animals

The eleventh annual Art Fur Animals will be presented by the Friends of the Cleveland Kennel on Saturday evening, May 30th, at Red Space, 2400 Superior Avenue.  

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

At Severance Hall on Sunday afternoon, June 14th, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra led by Brett Mitchell will perform a special kick-off concert prior to the Youth Orchestra's second international concert tour and first tour to China. 216-231-1111  

Symphony West

Symphony West’s next concert is American Showtime, music of Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Duke Ellington, among others, on Friday evening, June 5th, at Baldwin Wallace University’s Gamble Auditorium.   216-548-6026

Western Reserve Chorale

The Western Reserve Chorale’s next program is Back to the Bard – For Love of Shakespeare.  The Chorale will perform settings of sonnets, poems and plays by Rutter, Clausen and others, on Sunday evening, June 7th, at Grace Lutheran Church, with a repeat performance on Tuesday, June 9th at Federated Church in Chagrin Falls. 

Old Stone Church

Old Stone Church on Cleveland’s Public Square presents organist David Tidyman in a program titled The Bach Vision on Sunday afternoon, June 7th.  216-241-6145 

Shaker Symphony

On Sunday afternoon, June 7th, the Shaker Symphony performs music of Beethoven, Handel and Cimarosa at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Center on Lee Road in Shaker Heights.   216-464-6170 

Apollo's Fire

The summertime Countryside Concerts Series of Apollo’s Fire features two programs this year:  Bach in the Countryside on Thursday and Friday, June 11th and 12th, at the Baroque Music Barn in Hunting Valley, followed by Sugarloaf Mountain – An Appalachian Gathering at locations from Hunting Valley to Bay Village, June 13th through 21st.  800-314-2535  


Mamai Theater Company

Mamai Theater Company opens its third season with Anton Chekhov’s Three Sisters at the Cleveland Masonic Performing Arts Center from June 4th through the 21st.  216-382-5146  

Cleveland Shakespeare Festival


The Cleveland Shakespeare Festival’s 18th season of outdoor performances begins with Timon of Athens, which will be performed at a dozen different locations from June 5th through 28th.  The Merchant of Venice follows in July.


Cleveland Cinemateque

Films coming up at the Cleveland Cinematheque include Out of Print and Un Ultima Pelicua, both on Friday, June 5th, and Milennium Mambo on Saturday, June 6th.

216 421-7450 

Creative Voices Summit

At Cleveland State University, the Creative Voices Summit and Arts Education Luncheon takes place on Thursday, June 11th, beginning at 9:30AM in the Idea Center’s Westfield Studio.  Dr. Larry Sherman’s topic is the importance of arts education, titled Music and the Brain.  216-687-5018