Sat 7/6 @ 7-10PM
The main events around the Xtinguish celebration of the 50th anniversary of the last Cuyahoga River fire are over. But there are still a few thing s floating around honoring the river and its long, slow journey from being a polluted dead zone to a recreational gem
One of those is the traveling photo exhibit Crooked River Contrasts, which is spending time a various venues around northeast Ohio. Put together by West Creek Conservancy, Ohio Humanities and Cuyahoga Valley National Park, the show combines historical images of the river with contemporary work by Ian Adams, Jennie Jones, Jim Roetzel, Bill Rieter, Christina Sadowski, Jeffrey Gibson, Rick McMeechan and D.J. Reiser showing both the recreational and shipping uses on the river today.
Its next stop is Standing Rock Cultural Arts’ North Water Street Gallery in Kent where it opens this week with a reception Sat 7/6 @ 7-10PM. It’s free and open to all. It will be on view there through Sat 8/10.