But a good place to start is by doing what we do: seek out the awesome people in your community, i.e. our artists and entrepreneurs. Michelle Romary is a versatile singer/songwriter and performer, she creates her own handmade clothing and giftables, and she’s showcasing this week at Music Box. CoolCleveland video correspondent Stephan Haluska sat down with RA Washington of Guide to Kulchur to hear about their newly granted nonprofit status and INCITE, their new year-long series of performative exhibitions.
Oberlin professor and composer Peter V. Swendsen performs an electroacoustic sound collage at SPACES. CoolCleveland correspondent Claudia Taller’s husband gifted her a class to learn how to create blown glass at the Glass Bubble Project, and she takes us behind the scenes.
In a hurry? Meet more than a dozen artists in three hours at the new Watch It Wednesdays at 78th Street Studios as they work on their current projects and talk with visitors about their process. Enjoy a night out with one of our local chefs as Cleveland Independents offers discounts during Cleveland Restaurant Week.
Join the fun as Cleveland’s Burning River Roller Derby ladies lace up their skates to kick off their 12th season. Cleveland’s Amphion’s String Quartet performs at Waterloo Arts to benefit Music for Miles with the DayGloSho on display. See, you’re getting cooler already. –Thomas Mulready