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June Artist of the Month- Literary

Ali Black Ali Black is a poet, educator, consultant and youth advocate. She directs a literacy based after-school and summer program for girls at West Side Community House. Ali has been writing and performing poetry for over 15 years. She has taught…

The 7th Annual Haiku Death Match

A fight to the death with 17 syllables! Heights Arts is once again hosting the fun, funny, irreverent Haiku Death Match. Join us at Cain Park Alma Theater on August 3rd at 7PM as eight of Cleveland’s best haiku poets compete head-to-head…

Emergent 2019 Ekphrastacy

Join us on Thursday, May 23rd at 7PM for a night of poetry inspired by the artwork from our exhibition, Emergent 2019! Our series of gallery talks, Ekphrastacy: Artists Talk + Poets Respond, offers an opportunity for exhibition artists to share insights on their work. …

MAY ARTIST OF THE MONTH- LITERARY

KISHA NICOLE FOSTER Kisha Nicole Foster is a mother, nationally performing poet, and teaching artist. Foster is Director of Special Programs for Twelve Literary Arts; she leads workshops at Literary Cleveland and works with Lake Erie Ink. The author of two books…

Sideways Thinking Ekphrastacy

Join us on Thursday, April 4th at 7PM for a night of poetry inspired by the artwork from our exhibition, Sideways Thinking! Our series of gallery talks, Ekphrastacy: Artists Talk + Poets Respond, offers an opportunity for exhibition artists to share insights…

Damien McClendon Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate 2018 – 2020

  Heights Arts Welcome New Poet Laureate By: Kristen McDowell A Youngstown native, McClendon moved to the Cleveland area when he was 13. He is a recent graduate of Kent State University, where he majored in Pan-African Studies. He now lives in…

EKPHRASTACY REVIEW

  Heights Arts welcomes our new marketing intern, Laura Yurko, who will be covering events and special promotions while with us this year. She recently attended the Ekphrastacy in connection with our current Member Show, hosted by the new Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate,…

CELEBRATE A NIGHT OF POETS ALONG WITH A FAREWELL

Thursday, March 29, 7-8 pm Heights Libraries, Coventry Branch 1925 Coventry Road   Come hear past and future Cleveland Heights Poets Laureate read the favorite poems they’ve written . . . along with a farewell poetry performance by our departing Poet Laureate,…

CALL FOR POETS: 6th Annual Haiku Death Match

10 contestants… Who will be the Haiku Master? Heights Arts is once again hosting the fun, funny, irreverent Haiku Death Match, and currently seek contestants for the 2018 benefit.  This ever-popular event, with the Haiku Master chosen by the audience, will take…

HAIKU DEATH MATCH TICKETS

Press Release Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 7 p.m. Ensemble Theatre 2843 Washington Blvd. Cleveland Hts., OH   Heights Arts marks National Poetry Month with the presentation of its sixth Haiku Death Match at the Ensemble Theatre on Saturday, April 21. This…