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#Voicesof CLE art project pairs artists, businesses to beautify boarded-up parts of downtown Cleveland
2020-06-20
A new initiative by Downtown Cleveland Alliance seeks artists to brighten windows and storefronts boarded up in the wake of recent demonstrations downtown. The #VoicesofCLE public art project, launched Friday, is a collaboration between local businesses and artists, Downtown Cleveland Alliance said. The project also is meant to uplift various voices in the community, especially those of people of color.
#VoicesofCLE art installation project giving unheard voices a platform for expressionless
2020-06-20
Cleveland is joining other cities across the country making a statement with public art to create a conversation about what’s happening across the country. The initiative called #VoicesofCLE, is a public art project aimed to uplift the voices in the community, particularly people of color.
Karamu House to Debut New Production 'Freedom on Juneteenth' Online Today
2020-06-19
In honor of Juneteenth today, Karamu House (2355 East 89th St.,), the oldest African American theatre in the United States, will debut Freedom on Juneteenth. The production is also a response to the recent murders of Black Americans and will be told through music, dance and spoken word.
12 Virtual Juneteenth Events to Help You Honor the Day
2020-06-19
Start here if you're looking to celebrate the holiday or simply learn more about it. Each year on June 19, Juneteenth is observed across America. Also called Juneteenth Independence Day, Jubilee Day, Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, the holiday commemorates the day news of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment finally reached enslaved Black Texans in 1865.
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