Last year, Raising the Bar Cleveland kicked off the holiday season with their first annual Toys For Tots fundraiser at the House of Blues. Guests jammed with their favorite local bartenders and industry professionals all night long at this must-attend event. Admission was an unwrapped toy or $10 to support children in need. Search for @RaisingTheBarCLE on Facebook for info on this year’s Raising the Bar Cleveland fundraiser (Raising The Bar 2016 was filmed and produced by Josh York, and distributed by The Tremonster/Tremonster.TV).
Hello, Tremonsters. The South Side restaurant’s Game Day Clambake fundraiser to benefit Merrick House will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, October 22, at The South Side (2207 W 11th Street). We interviewed Merrick House Executive Director Michelle Curry to find out about the annual fundraising football event put on by Sherman Delozier, owner of The South Side. Continue reading
Spread the word: there’s a new school of dance opening in Tremont! The Movement Project, a professional dance company based out of Pilgrim Congregational Church, will be offering Creative Movement, Modern, and Ballet for youth ages 4-18.
The Movement Project, founded in 2009 by Megan Lee Gargano and Rebecca J. Leuszler, strives to challenge perspectives, evoke social change, and bridge communities through the power of movement. After many years of work as a dance company, they are eager to open their School of Dance as a home for youth dance education in Cleveland. Continue reading
REPORTS OF THE DEMISE OF BRICK-AND-MORTAR BOOKSTORES HAVE BEEN GREATLY EXAGGERATED
by Sam Fryberger
Visible Voice Books is back. After a three-year hiatus, the urban literary retreat is reopening its doors. “It’s the same philosophy, same neighborhood and same proprietor—but we’ve doubled our space and centralized our location,” says owner Dave Ferrante, who transformed the Komorowski building on Professor Avenue in Tremont (2258 Professor Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44113 | 216.961.0084 |visiblevoicebooks.com).