Heights Arts blog

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Kal Reiman Trunk Show

Time for fashion – tailoring at it’s best!  Join us for a special trunk show organized by Pam Neides of RE:FINERY WARDROBE CONSULTING, and style consultant for KAL RIEMAN, to view the FALL 2013 KAL RIEMAN collection of women’s clothing.

Close Encounters Concert: Omni in the Clouds

Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 3pm On this program performed by the Omni Quartet is a pair of quartet masterpieces weaving a rich tapestry of music history: Mendelssohn’s passionate love quartet Opus 13, written by the oby composer in 1827, was deeply influenced by Beethoven’s Late Quartet, Opus 132, completed in 1825 by the dying […]

Close Encounters Concert: Mary Lynch – Strings Attached

Sunday, February 9, 2014 at 3pm Location: Dunham Tavern Mary Lynch, oboe Jung-Min Amy Lee, violin Alicia Koelz, violin Joanna Patterson, viola Tanya Ell, cello The extraordinary Omni String Quartet, the most accomplished and beautiful young Stars of The Cleveland Orchestra, always sells out fast and amazes our crowds. Now they are joining the amazing Mary […]

Close Encounters Concert: Amici Quartet – Beethoven’s Famous Last Works

Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 3pm The Amici Quartet performs Beethoven’s Late Quartets.  In these works, a deaf and dying Beethoven sneers at traditional musical forms by breaking all their rules, paving the way for music of the 20th Century. The Amici Quartet includes four spectacularly accomplished members of The Cleveland Orchestra (Takako Masame – […]

14th Annual Tommy’s New Year’s Day Pancake Breakfast

With much gratitude to Tommy Fello, we jumpstart the New Year with the much-loved 14th Annual Tommy’s New Year’s Day Pancake Breakfast where you can eat for art (all proceeds benefitting Heights Arts!) and ensure good karma for the coming year.  We hope to see you there!

Mark Keffer + Lisa Schonberg

We are pleased to present a 2-person exhibition of works by painter Mark Keffer and printmaker Lisa Schonberg opening on Friday, January 17.  Featuring Keffer’s graphic abstract paintings alongside Schonberg’s vibrant nature-inspired works on paper, the show illuminates the artists’ shared strengths of constructing evocative compositions through a rigor of layering and patterning. pictured: Mark […]

2013 Holiday Store

Heights Arts is celebrating its 12th annual Holiday Store featuring the works of over seventy regional artists through December 29 – the perfect place to find the perfect gift!  What began as a small pop-up gallery in a borrowed space on Lee Road, our first Holiday Store opened in 2002 and launched Heights Arts’ bricks […]

Close Encounters Concert: Trio TaPASi – In Twos and Threes

Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 3pm Franz Schubert wrote one of his greatest masterpieces for an Arpeggione: a strange guitar-cello hybrid. Had he known how beautiful it would sound on a cello, he would surely have changed his mind. Johannes Brahms expressed his feelings of love and unencumbered joy so freely in his Violin Sonata […]

Founding Director Peggy Spaeth is awarded Cleveland Arts Prize

Heights Arts is very proud of recently retired founding director Peggy Spaeth for being recognized as a recipient of a 2013 Cleveland Arts Prize – Martha Joseph Award.  This award acknowledges exceptional commitment, vision and leadership that has made a significant contribution to the vitality and stature of arts in Northeast Ohio.

Pool Poem, Park Poem

My thanks to the staff and students of LakeErieInk for tweeting me inspirations for the following poems on our June topic of Parks and Recreation. Kathleen Cumberland Pool The blue glass of the pool, lane lines wavering below; one deep breath– and leap! Then kick, scoop, breathe, kick, scoop, breathe, kick … Only me, only […]