Heights Arts blog

Heights Arts blog

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…

All Ohio Ceramic Invitational

Curated by University Hospitals curator Tom Huck, this special exhibition features artists whose works display contrasts in scale, clay bodies, firing ranges, glazing techniques, and execution. The exhibit will feature a representation of sculptural works, vessel inspired pieces, and functional works. Primarily…

Heights Youth Club Mosaic Project

Heights Youth Club Mosaic Project resulted in a 90 square foot glass mosaic mural installed on the exterior of the club’s building in the Cedar Lee business district.  This partnership was made possible through an Ohio Arts Council Artist in Residence Grant…

The View From Now

Cleveland-area artists Linda Butler, Jennie Jones, and Judith McMillan have all been exploring the photographic medium for decades, with subjects ranging from intimate botanical studies to Cleveland architectural landmarks to China’s Yangtze River valley as it was flooded in an enormous hydroelectric…

Play Me, I’m Yours

Heights Arts participates in Play Me, I’m Yours, an international street piano project made possible locally by a collaboration between the Cleveland International Piano Competition and Case Western Reserve University (CWRU). Over 20 pianos will be placed at a variety of cultural institutions in Cleveland,…

On the Streets Where We Live

Some of us get our best and most restorative exercise cycling or walking the beautiful streets of our city.   Here’s a poem inspired by tweets from a current and a former Cleveland Heights resident and about what one can observe on…

First June Poetweet Post

First June Poetweet Post, thanks to an amazingly beautiful and more amazingly talented actress in our midst. June’s topic is Parks and Recreation. There are many kinds  of recreation.   For those of us who work all day, sometimes just a drink…

Two Views of Hail

So this is likely the last Poetweet post for the May topic of Spring.   Soon June begins the next topic for tweets – Parks and Recreation.   Tweet me your thoughts, insights, experiences about how you re-create yourself out of doors…

Frog Love

Thanks for the tweet from Virginia Beach  that inspired this haiku.   Now, Heights-ers, I’m counting on you to keep me going!Tweet your impressions of Spring (through May 31) and recreation (all of June) to #htspoetweet.Here’s a haiku. The lush, ferned shore-line…

Streaming Time

My thanks to a rare books librarian who tweeted me her thoughts on walking Lakeview Cemetery in  the lush and verdant green of early May.   Her tweets inspired this poem. Streaming Time    A field of polished stones cushioned in spring…