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Tri-C, Karamu House Partnership Produces Program for Young Filmmakers
2020-03-04
Aspiring young filmmakers can make movie magic during a new seven-week summer arts program offered through Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C®) and Karamu House. Summer Arts Intensive course runs June 1 through July 17 at Karamu House.
Karamu House facelift aims to make America’s oldest black theater organization more open, inviting
2020-02-26
Karamu House, the nation’s oldest black theater organization and a cultural point of pride for the city, will soon undergo a facelift aimed at making it more open and inviting, with greater curb appeal and interior flow.
Karamu House, America’s oldest African-American theater in Cleveland, undergoing $14.5M renovation
2020-02-26
“In 1917, there were two little black boys on the front porch and they asked Mrs. Jelliffe could they come in, and that was the beginning of the integration of the Karamu House,” President and CEO Tony Sias said. A place where people of diverse backgrounds could come together to master their craft, and train using the arts as a vehicle for social change and personal growth.
Three Career Women 'Of a Certain Age' Explore Their Libidos in 'Sassy Mamas' at Karamu House
2020-02-10
White or black, this play is funny all over. The pre- and post-menopausal gals fight off hot flashes as they flash their bodies and urges, throwing aside prim upbringings as they live the lives they love. And what they love is a man who walks softly and carries a, well, you know.
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