Arts Calendar

If your organization is planning an event you would like us to consider adding to the WCLV Arts Calendar, submit detailed information to John Simna via email.

Apollo's Fire

The Countryside Series presented by Apollo’s Fire is called Mediterranean Roots:  Dances and Romances in the Ancient World.  There’ll be a half-dozen performances at a variety of locations from June 8th through the 13th.  216-320-0012  

Chamberfest Cleveland

The sixth season of Chamberfest Cleveland will have eleven concerts at a variety of locations from June 12th through July 1st.  216-471-8887  

Clague Playhouse

Clague Playhouse’s final production of the season is a dark comedy about the Dark Ages called Incorruptible.  It’s on stage May 12th through June 4th.  440-331-0403  

Cleveland Orchestra

The Cleveland Orchestra has one more series of At the Movies presentations – there’ll be four showings of West Side Story, with the Orchestra performing the sound track under Brett Mitchell’s direction June 1st through 4th. 216-231-1111    

Cleveland Orchestra

Music Director Franz Welser-Moest will lead the Cleveland Orchestra at Severance Hall on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings, the 25th, 26th and 27th.  Murray Perahia will be the soloist in Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 4.  And don’t forget, there’s one more series of At the Movies presentations – there’ll be four showings of West Side Story, with the Orchestra performing the sound track under Brett Mitchell’s direction June 1st through 4th. 216-231-1111    

Cleveland Public Theater - Danceworks

Cleveland Public Theater is presenting Danceworks 2017, its annual showcase of contemporary dance.  The last performances on June 1st through 3rd will feature the double bill of Morrison Dance and Alpha,  216-631-2727  ext 501  

CLeveland Public Theater - Red Ash Mosiac

Red Ash Mosaic, an experiment in theatrical form, is being staged at Cleveland Public Theater’s Gordon Square Theater through June 17th.  216-631-2727 

Cliburn Competition

The Cliburn Competition will be shown live on theater screens on Saturday, June 10th

CSU - AHA Festival

Cleveland State University’s AHAFestival – Arts and Humanities Alive – will take place in the CSU/Playhouse Square neighborhood Wednesday through Friday, June 7th, 8th and 9th, with book booths, music, theater, dance and more. 

Dance Cleveland

Dance Cleveland and the Cleveland Foundation will present two free performances of the Cuban modern dance troupe Malpaso at the Ohio Theater in Playhouse Square on Friday and Saturday, June 2nd and 3rd.  Advance tickets are required.  216-241-6000  


The chamber ensemble Elegance with soprano Kathleen Bosl will perform at Oberlin United Methodist Church on Sunday afternoon, June 11th at 4:00. 


The chamber ensemble Elegance will perform at Kendal at Oberlin on Wednesday evening, June 7th at 7:15PM

Encore Chamber Music

The second summer season of concerts from Encore Chamber Music will open with the Jupiter String Quartet performing at Tudor House of Gilmour Academy on Friday evening, June 16th.  There’ll also be a Sunday Unplugged concert titled Summer Tango on Sunday afternoon, June 18th

Guitars International

Guitars International will present the Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival June 9th through 11th at the Cleveland Institue of Music.  216-752-7502  

Neos Dance Theater

Neos Dance Theater is presenting a new dance-centric fringe festival called Lose Your Marbles in downtown Akron June 10th.  

Ohio Light Opera

Ohio Light Opera’s 2017 season will begin on Saturday, June 17th with The Music Man making its debut.  Cole Porter’s Anything Goes will begin its run on June 22nd.  Five other shows will enter the rotating repertoire.  The season ends on August 12th.  330-263-2345  

Shaker Symphony

The Shaker Symphony’s next concert will include music of Rossini, Beethoven and Mozart on Sunday afternoon, June 11th at 3:30 at the Cleveland Heights Library’s main branch on Lee Road.  

The Cleveland Opera

The Cleveland Opera will present a fully-staged performance of Puccini’s La Boheme on Saturday evening, June 10th, at the Ohio Theater in Playhouse Square.  216-241-6000  

Trinity Lutheran Church

The noontime Music Near the Market series at Trinity Lutheran Church on West 30th Street in Cleveland will feature organist Robert Myers performing All In the Family Bach – music of Johann Sebastian and his sons and cousins on Wednesdays,  May 24th and 31st.   216-281-1700  

Underground Classical Concert Series

The Underground Classical series at Praxis Fiber Gallery on Waterloo Road in Cleveland will present Project Trio, three musicians who met at CIM more than a decade ago. They’ll perform on Saturday evening, June 10th.    

Valley Art Center

Valley Art Center’s 34th annual Art by the Falls festival takes place at Riverside Park in Downtown Chagrin Falls on Saturday and Sunday, June 10th and 11th

Weathervane Playhouse

Akron’s Weathervane Playhouse will have the musical Hairspray on stage June 8th through July 2nd.  330-836-2626