Heights Writes

Heights Writes

Cleveland Heights 8th Poet Laureate Ceremony

Monday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. Cleveland Heights City Council Chambers The City of Cleveland Heights and Heights Arts formally welcomes its 2016-18 poet laureate, Christine Howey, and recognizes the service of 7th poet laureate Meredith Holmes at a ceremony in Cleveland…

Ekphrastacy: Artists Talk + Poets Respond

Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 7:00 pm Join us for an evening with SYNCOPE exhibition artists Rachel Beamer and Achala Wali, who will share insights about their photographs and drawing on view in the gallery, as well artistic process and conceptual development.…

Farewell Poet Laureate Reading with Kathleen Cerveny

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. Please join Heights Arts for Kathleen Cerveny’s farewell reading as the City of Cleveland Heights Sixth Poet Laureate. Accompanying her will be Jeanne Marie Beaumont, Kathleen’s mentor from the University of Southern Maine, Stonecoast Creative…

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Meredith Holmes: 2015-16 Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

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The Heights Arts Board, through its Heights Writes Committee, is pleased to announce the selection of Meredith Holmes as the seventh City of Cleveland Heights Poets Laureate.  We are deeply appreciative of the service provided by our sixth Poet Laureate Kathleen Cerveny,…

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Light Show: Artist Talks and Ekphrastacy

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Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 7:00 pm Join us for an evening of enlightening conversation about our current exhibition, Light Show.  Hear curator Sharon Grossman and artists Claudia Berlinski, Dana Depew, Scott Goss, Nancy Luken, Ben Parsons, and Andrew Simmons share insights…

Nominations open for 2015-2017 Poet Laureate

Applications from city residents accepted through October 31, 2014 Heights Arts is accepting open nominations for the 2015-2017 Cleveland Heights Office of Poet Laureate. Initially established by Heights Arts with the approval of the City of Cleveland Heights in 2005, the purpose…

Artist Talks + EKPHRASTACY

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Artists Drew King, David Masters and Nicole Schneider will give informal talks about their work in the exhibition, Space Divided.   Poets Lee Chilcote, Lori Kusterbeck, Steve Brightman, Theresa Gottle and John Donoghue will read new poems that respond to works in the…

Curator’s Talk + EKPHRASTACY

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On Thursday, May 8 at 7pm, Heights Arts presents a curator’s talk + EKPHRASTACY, a new cross-discipline program spearheaded by Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate Kathleen Cerveny.  Guest curator Tom Balbo will talk about the works in the exhibition followed by poetry readings.…

Cavana Faithwalker: 2011-12 Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

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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…

Kathleen Cerveny: 2013-14 Cleveland Heights Poet Laureate

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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…