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Rally to show support for Afghan people

Capitol Theatre reopening with showing of Wizard of Oz

Cleveland Public Theatre’s workshop production of Panther Women: An Army for the Liberation by India Nicole Burton

Films returning to the Capitol as it celebrates its centennial

Films returning to the Capitol as it celebrates its centennial by Brian Love (Plain Press, August 2021)                       Film fans cooped up for months can celebrate the return of live screening when the Capitol Theater, at W. 65th and Detroit Avenue, celebrates its 100th birthday with an August 12th reopening. The featured film will be the Wizard of Oz (1939). Tickets … Continue reading

CPT opens live, in person summer season to take on racial equity

CPT opens live, in person summer season to take on racial equity by Lee Chilcote    Cleveland Public Theatre, which normally does not run a summer season, made an exception this year in response to an exceptional year of theaters left dark because of a global pandemic. CPT’s Outdoor Stage performances will run July 1 through August 7, … Continue reading

Music venues make a cautious return to in-person performances

Music venues make a cautious return to in-person performances by Daniel Polleta       After being closed for more than a year due to COVID 19 restrictions, the Happy Dog at W. 58th and Detroit Avenue reopened on June 25, much to the delight of both hot dog lovers, and the patrons who come to hear music and attend other … Continue reading

Hingetown continues to grow as new apartment complexes attract new residents

Hingetown continues to grow as new apartment complexes attract new residents by Brian Love Plain Press, June 2021     Construction sites seem to be a permanent fixture of Hingetown, a booming area of Ohio City seeing not only a growing supply of apartments but also businesses, a brewery, and soon a public park linking the neighborhood to … Continue reading

Call to action: Cleveland needs to address lack of low-income housing options

Call to action: Cleveland needs to address lack of low-income housing options To the Editor: (Plain Press, May 2021)      My name is Paul Sherlock and last Friday (April 9th) my friend Jim Schlecht and I staged a protest of four apartment development sites currently underway on the Near West Side of Cleveland. We were protesting the lack … Continue reading

Capitol Theatre Centennial Celebration

Club Azteca: activists to meet with developers from the Bond Street Group to work out a way to honor the building’s legacy

PHOTO BY CHUCK HOVEN Friday, March 19, 2021; Club Azteca, 5602 Detroit Avenue: In a February 25th article titled “Advocates want to save Detroit-Shoreway club with historic ties to Cleveland’s Hispanic community from wrecking ball” in cleveland.com, Eric Heisig reported on activists hopes of saving this building which for many years hosted celebrations and served as … Continue reading

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