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“Coffee and Comics”: Free Comics-Making Workshops In March, with Sequoia Bostick, Amalia DeGirolamo & Tony Isabella

“Coffee and Comics”: Free Comics-Making Workshops In March, with Sequoia Bostick, Amalia DeGirolamo & Tony Isabella

Cleveland Public Library and the Ohio Center for the Book present “Coffee and Comics,” comics-making workshops hosted by Rising Star Coffee. March 2018 | 10:00 – 11:30 AM Rising Star Coffee Roastery (at the Hildebrant Building),  3617 Walton Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113.  For more information call 216.623.2881 FREE COMICS-MAKING WORKSHOPS Join these comics creators at the …

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A New Get Graphic! Graphic Novel Book Discussion Series Will Begin March 1, 2018

A New Get Graphic! Graphic Novel Book Discussion Series Will Begin March 1, 2018

Welcome to the Twilight Zone! In this series we will explore dystopian worlds far off (and some much like our own), alien civilizations, cyborgs, and imagined futures. Join us as we explore science fiction comics with our Guest Reader, Valentino Zullo. 1st and 3rd Thursdays, March – May 2018 | 4:00 PM Literature Department, 2nd …

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Gass, William H.

Born: July 30, 1924 Died: December 6, 2017 Ohio connection: Former Resident Warren William Howard Gass was born in 1924 in Fargo, North Dakota. When he was very young his family moved to Warren, Ohio, where he would spend his formative years. Gass had an unhappy childhood, as his father (who Gass described as a racist …

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Open Mic Series at Cleveland Public Library Celebrates Written & Spoken-Word Poetry

With the start of a new year, Cleveland Public Library begins another season of Cleveland Public Poetry, the open mic poetry reading series.  Since 2012, Cleveland Public Poetry (CPP) has presented some of Ohio’s most honored, established and emerging poets. A featured poet reader is presented quarterly, while every month, CPP offers an open mic …

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Cleveland Public Poetry Begins 2018 Season Monday, January 22, with Poet Khaty Xiong

Cleveland Public Library Literature Department, 2nd Floor Main Library, 325 Superior Ave. Monday, January 22, 2018 | 12:00 PM Join us as we begin our public poetry readings for 2018! On Monday, January 22, 2018 at 12:00 p.m., Cleveland Public Poetry open mic poetry reading series will feature Khaty Xiong. After a Q&A, the mic …

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For Heights Arts’ New Exhibition, “Materialized,” Artists and Poets Speak: Thursday, February 15, 2018

On Friday, January 19, 2018, Heights Arts opens Materialized: Seven Artists Working in Metal, a new art installation and on Thursday, February 15, Heights Arts will continue its related gallery talks in support of their exhibitions with Ekphrastacy: Artists Talk + Poets Respond. “Ekphrastacy” is a series of talks where exhibition artists share methods of their work process and much more; …

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OCFB Book Discussion Sets Help to Continue the Conversation About Race & Social Justice

Cleveland Public Library (CPL) is “The People’s University,” the center of learning for a diverse and inclusive community. Ohio Center for the Book at Cleveland Public Library (OCFB) is dedicated to promoting and celebrating books, reading, and literacy.  The YWCA Greater Cleveland (YWCA) is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. These exceptional institutions …

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YWCA’s It’s Time To Talk: Forums on Race – Engaging, Honest Conversations About Race

The YWCA Greater Cleveland (YWCA) states as its mission a dedication to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.  The YWCA’s values are courage, accountability, integrity and social justice. Throughout its history, the YWCA has been at the forefront of many major movements in the United States as a pioneer in race relations. On …

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Coulton, Mia

Born: June 19, 1950 Ohio Connection: Resident Shaker Heights Mia Coulton has combined her passion for teaching reading with her love of pets in creating the “Danny” books, which chronicle the escapades and misadventures of Danny, Coulton’s five-year-old Labrador retriever. Danny, who harbors a penchant for Velveeta cheese chunks, is often thwarted in his attempts to sample …

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