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PENINSULA LOCAL FOOD FEST SUNDAY AUGUST 4, 2013

Calling all foodies Peninsula is the place to be on August 4th. Peninsula is known for its rich history and beautiful scenery. The Cuyahoga Valley area has a strong agricultural history that has been revitalized by the countryside conservancy farming … Continue reading

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Oddities, Hard Edge paintings, Civil War, and more!

The Odditorium Saturday, May 19th – 7:00–10:00pm – FREE! This collection of rare, bizarre, and fascinating artifacts presented in a theatrical manner will defy your expectations! Musical performance by The Bizarros on the front lawn (8:00 and 9:00pm) Also opening … Continue reading

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Designing History: I.T. Frary

Designing History: I.T. Frary June 3 – July 16, 2011 OPENING Friday, June 3, 6:00-8:00 pm Curated by independent scholar and historian and founding editor of the blog Cleveland Area History Christopher Busta-Peck, the exhibition will feature Frary’s photographs, sketches, … Continue reading

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Annie Oakley’s Wild West Show presented by Madcap Puppets 3-20-11

Giddyup! The Wild West is back! Annie Oakley, the most famous woman in the world, stars in her own Wild West Show, Madcap-style! Hilarious characters,tall tales and spine-tingling stunts bring American history to life like never before! In this production, … Continue reading

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All-Star Jazz: The Photographs of Herman Leonard – On view at the Akron Art Museum through July 10, 2011

Herman Leonard catalogued the development of one of America’s greatest art forms. All-Star Jazz: The Photographs of Herman Leonard, on view March 5 – July 10, 2011, in the Akron Art Museum’s Fred and Laura Ruth Bidwell Gallery, presents some … Continue reading

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