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At its Monday, September 25 meeting at 7 p.m., Cleveland City Council will honor Tom Schorgl with a Resolution of Appreciation in Recognition of his twenty years of service. Among his many achievements as CPAC's founding president and CEO, Tom has led efforts to secure local public sector arts and culture funding in Cuyahoga and Lake Counties and direct investment in individual artists.

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Artist Spotlight

Imagine a bubbly girl on stage belting out shimmery, low-fi pop songs. Now imagine that same girl holding a doll, making explosive sounds in front of an audience at a dingy DIY venue. And again, this same girl wearing an ill-fitting blonde wig, portraying Deb, the divorced mom for a YouTube audience. This is Marcia Custer, performance and multi-media artist living and working in Cleveland, part of a growing collective of performance and body-based artists in the area.

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Upcoming Events

09/23/17 The 3rd Annual Cleveland Playwrights Festival

09/23/17 Building New Worlds: Creating the Perfect Sci-Fi/Fantasy Settings

09/23/17 CLEVELAND NEA BIG READ KICK-OFF! presented by Center for Arts-Inspired Learning

09/06/17 Fiction in All Forms w/ Laura Maylene Walter

09/07/17 Writing Out Loud w/ Dana Norris

09/09/17 Shakespeare in Love

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