2018 Rock Hall of Fame Inductee:  Nina Simone (1933-2003)

Nina Simone is a 2018 Rock Hall of Fame Inductee. She made a name for herself around the clubs in Harlem and Greenwich Village as a pianist and vocalist. Her style was unique and hard to classify because she blended jazz, folk and show tunes with classical styling. Langston Hughes (1902-1967) became one of her mentors and introduced her to…

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World Day of Puppetry Celebrated in Our Fair City

The Puppetry Guild of Northeastern Ohio, in association with the Cleveland Public Library, and Puppeteers of America, will be holding a grand event in celebration of World Day of Puppetry on Saturday March 24, 2018. The event will be held at the Cleveland Public Library’s Main Branch, at  325 Superior Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44114, beginning at 10:00 a.m. and concluding…

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Peace, Love, and Video Games: eSports at Cleveland Public Library 

As a child growing up in Cleveland, Cella Borgia played video games to bond with her father. In the process, she discovered a love of gaming that persisted into adulthood. Gaming as an adult, however, was a different experience. Gone were the days of gathering with childhood friends to play in the same room—adult gamers, by comparison, were relatively isolated. That’s why Cella and her partner, Keven Barrera, decided to start…

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Board of Trustees Meeting

February 15, 2018 Trustees Room           Louis Stokes Wing 12:00 Noon AGENDA Approval of the Minutes of the Regular Board Meeting & Organizational Meeting of 1/18/18 and Finance Committee Meeting of 1/16/18. COMMUNICATIONS   FINANCE COMMITTEE REPORT (Mr. Seifullah, Chair) Resolution to Accept Gifts for the Month of January (EXHIBIT 1) Second Amendment to the Year 2018 Appropriation (EXHIBIT 2) Resolution to…

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