International Connections Fueling the Soul: A Conversation with Honey Bell-Bey

Through professional and learning exchanges, CCWA facilitates professional meetings with international visitors and their local counterparts. As a result of the meetings, conversations, and experiences that they have here in Cleveland, the international visitors are often inspired to take action in their home communities. CCWA is proud to facilitate these transformative experiences and do our […]

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Role of Independent Theater in Promoting Social Change

Theater professionals and performing arts professionals from Egypt will be in Northeast Ohio to explore the rich arts and culture community and how it contributes to civic life and freedom of expression. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. […]

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CCWA’s Global Art Community Performance 2018

Enjoy watching, sharing, and interacting, as international visitors showcase their passions for artistic expression at the Global Arts Community Performance! CCWA is excited to welcome an international delegation devoted to empowering youth through the performing arts! Hailing from the Middle East and Africa, this diverse group of artistic professionals will present spoken word poetry, a […]

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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Algeria, Canada, India, Jamaica, Slovakia, and Suriname for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and religious diversity […]

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“Told: Migration, A Live Storytelling Event”

“Told” is a live storytelling event in which featured storytellers and audience volunteers take the stage to share a story around the evening’s theme. Inspired by the work of Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh, this “Told” program will use Suh’s consideration of home, immigration, and identity as a springboard for storytelling. The featured storytellers will […]

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Museum of Contemporary Art Presents: “Told: A Storytelling Workshop”

“Told” is a live storytelling event where featured storytellers and audience volunteers take the stage to share a story around the evening’s theme. This interactive workshop will examine the elements of a good tale and the approaches to performing stories. Inspired by the work of Korean-born artist Do Ho Suh, participants will use Suh’s consideration […]

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Biljana Regan & Nada Martinovic Present: A Traditional Serbian Fashion & Music Journey

A unique private collection of authentic, hand-made Serbian apparel, dating back to the 19th century, will be displayed for the first time on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at Cuyahoga Community College-West campus. Music will also accompany the fashion show. Mrs. Biljana Regan, a passionate folklorist and the owner of a unique and exquisite collection in […]

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St. Clair Superior Development Corp. Presents: Year of the Sheep Gala Auction Benefit

St. Clair Superior Development Corporation invites you to its Year of the Sheep Gala Auction Benefit to commemorate the Chinese Year of the Sheep, which began with the new moon in February 2015. To kick off the celebration, St. Clair Superior Development Corporation installed 18 unique sheep sculptures featuring unique designs created and applied by […]

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Making Waves

Water is life. It quenches our thirst and energizes the food we grow, but only a small percentage is drinkable. The Making Waves photography exhibit features the work of photojournalist Laura Watilo Blake, who spent two years working with the local nonprofit organization Drink Local, Drink Tap to help raise awareness about water issues both here […]

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Promoting Social Change Through the Arts

Visitors from multiple regions will visit Cleveland to examine the arts and artistic expression in the United States as a vehicle for promoting social change in communities. Visits to established art centers as well as to smaller, community-supported arts programs will help to illustrate the various ways in which the arts can convey identity, creativity, […]

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