Heights Arts blog

Heights Arts blog

Alternate Routes to an Outer Space

Curated by Andrea Joki, this exhibition features the diverse works of four regional artists – Christi Birchfield, Terry Clark, April Friges and Benjamin Hauser.  The works reveal the artists’ shared intrigue in exploiting chance using both inventive and traditional processes in one’s chosen medium – photography, printmaking or painting.  The selected works reflect meditative engagements […]

Cavana Faithwalker: 2011-12 Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

Faithwalker has lived in Cleveland Heights for eight years. He grew up in Cleveland’s Lee-Miles area, moved to Woodmere, and graduated from Orange High School in Pepper Pike. Admitting to one-year sojourn in Shaker Heights, he says, “I felt like a citizen of Cleveland Heights the whole time I was there.” Honored, but a little […]

Kathleen Cerveny: 2013-14 Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

Kathleen Cerveny, appointed by the city as Cleveland Heights, Ohio’s sixth Poet Laureate in April, 2013 is an artist, poet, grantmaker and arts advocate. Kathleen has been a working artist, educator, development officer and award-winning producer of arts programming for public radio station WCPN 90.3 FM. A graduate of the Cleveland Institute of Art, she […]

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 […]