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July Musical Artist of the Month — Dan Bruce

By embracing the influence of his heroes from the jazz tradition and retaining his own musical personality, guitarist Dan Bruce has developed a unique and impressive musical voice. He returned to Cleveland, Ohio in 2017 after spending a decade as an important…

July Literary Artist of the Month — Philip Metres

Philip Metres is a poet, scholar, translator, essayist, playwright, and peacebuilder. He is the author of twelve books, including Fugitive/Refuge (2024), Ochre & Rust: New Selected Poems of Sergey Gandlevsky (2023), Shrapnel Maps (2020), The Sound of Listening: Poetry as Refuge and Resistance (2018), and Sand Opera (2015). His work has…

July Visual Artist of the Month — Cass Penegor

Cass Penegor (They/Them) is a nonbinary artist and educator currently based in Lakewood, Ohio. They received their BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art and their MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art. Their work has been featured in various online exhibitions, and…

June Musical Artist of the Month – Theresa May

Theresa J. May (she/her) is a native of Shaker Heights, Ohio. She holds a Master of Music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and a Bachelor of Music from the University of Dayton. May is adjunct faculty at Cuyahoga Community…

Destiny Moore Spotlight

Join Heights Arts at 5 p.m. Friday, June 14th for the opening reception of Destiny Moore Spotlight. In her spotlight, Destiny Moore presents a collection of black and white street photography that captures the beauty in ordinary people and city life. Moore’s…

Emergent 2024

Join Heights Arts at 5 p.m. Friday, June 14th for the opening reception of Emergent 2024 by RSVPing here. First presented in 2015, Emergent celebrates the strength of the northeast Ohio region as a training ground for the great artists of tomorrow. …

June Visual Artist of the Month – Al Fuchs

Al Fuchs is a Cleveland native and has spent most of his life here. He attended Bowling Green State University and graduated in 1983 with a degree in Photojournalism, and he then worked at newspapers around the country until 1993. Fuchs moved…