Creative Fusion Outcomes: Reconnecting in Cleveland: Cheikhou Ba at Framed Gallery

Cheikhou Ba came to Cleveland from Dakar, Senegal, as part of the Creative Fusion cohort in Fall 2013. Hosted by Zygote Press, he worked with students in the Sisterhood after-school arts program at the West Side Community House, with Cleveland-based artist April Bleakney. To create an exhibit opportunity, Zygote connected with Waterloo Arts, which presented Cheikhou’s work in their Waterloo […]

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Creative Fusion: LatinUS Theater Company Opens Its Own Space with The House of Bernarda Alba

For the first time, Ohio will have a theater with its own space dedicated to promoting and representing works by Latin American authors, or those related to the Latin world in the United States. It is the Blackbox Theater, located in the Astrup building—now known as The Pivot Center for Arts, Dance and Expression—on West 25th Street, between Seymour and […]

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Creative Fusion: Julia de Burgos Celebrates LatinX Diversity Through Couture

Clothing and fashion are expressions of culture. That’s visible in the traditional clothing of any place, but also in couture. The Julia de Burgos Cultural Center embraces that idea, and with support from the Cleveland Foundation through its Creative Fusion program, has commissioned a collection of fashion looks celebrating 21 countries and islands of Latin America. Due to the COVID-19 […]

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Creative Fusion Outcomes: Gisela McDaniel, Portrait of / Retrato de Gina DeJesus, 2020.

PAINTED IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER, located near the corner of West 25 St. and Castle, this mural is a celebration of the life and story of Gina DeJesus. Gina and her cousin, Sylvia Colon, have founded the Cleveland Family Center for Missing Children and Adults, located across the street in the former Astrup Awnings Building. Gisela McDaniel is a diasporic, […]

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La música que nos une

Durante las próximas semanas, tres artistas residentes estarán trabajando con estudiantes  y artistas profesionales locales a través de la Sociedad de Guitarra Clásica de Cleveland (CCGS, por sus siglas en inglés) y el Comite Mexicano de Cleveland. Estos artistas son Anastasia Sonaranda, de México; Hermelindo Ruiz, de Puerto Rico; y Thomas Flippin, de Estados Unidos continental. Los tres son guitarristas […]

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THE MUSIC THAT BRINGS US TOGETHER

For the next few weeks, three artists-in-residence will be working with local professional artists and students through the Cleveland Classical Guitar Society (CCGS) and Comite Mexicano de Cleveland: Anastasia Guzman Sonaranda, from Mexico; Hermelindo Ruiz, from Puerto Rico; and Thomas Flippin, from the continental USA. These artists are guitarists and composers who have adapted to the new circumstances and will […]

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Arte a distancia: MetroWest presenta exhibición de once artistas de Cleveland sobre el coronavirus

La crisis de COVID ha propiciado que el arte público al aire libre tenga un papel más relevante. Es visible para todos, todo el tiempo, sin obligar a los espectadores a aglomerarse en multitudes en las galerías y a respirar un aire encerrado. Además, ofrece una alternativa única para unir a una comunidad,al proporcionar una experiencia común incluso cuando las […]

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METROWEST PRESENTS ART AT A DISTANCE: ELEVEN CLEVELAND ARTISTS RESPOND TO THE COVID CRISIS

The COVID crisis has created a world in which outdoor public art has an important role. It’s visible to everyone, all the time, without subjecting viewers to gallery crowds or indoor air. It has a unique way of bringing a community together, providing common experience even when people are isolated. That’s what has happened with several of the Creative Fusion […]

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