Coffee and Comics: Comics-Making Workshops

Create your own comics or refine your sequential art skills while enjoying free Rising Star coffee! These events are free and open to participants of all skill levels. Both workshops will be held at Rising Star Coffee Roasters, 3617 Walton Ave., Cleveland, OH 44113. Making Comics with Cleveland’s Angela Oster Local illustrator and cartoonist Angela Oster draws delicate monsters and…

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Prison Nation Exhibit

At least 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the United States. Prison Nation uses recently-discovered photo archives to help tell the story of incarceration and its disproportionate effect on people and communities of color. Mass incarceration, however, impacts everyone. All Americans are impacted and implicated by a system of governance that uses prison as a “solution” to our society’s social,…

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Family Puppet Performances at the Library 

These free, family-friendly performances bring the magic of puppetry to Cleveland Public Library. Enjoy dynamic shows that make storytelling come to life. Puppet Play Premiere: Sofi and the Magical, Musical Mural This story about an imaginative girl and a magical mural is an engaging exploration of Puerto Rico’s cultural traditions as well as an ode to public art and the…

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Octavofest 2018

Join us in celebrating our region’s active arts community of book and paper innovators and our magnificent library and museum collections of fine and rare books. Learn from artists and book lovers about Northeast Ohio’s rich resources and the exciting world of contemporary book and paper arts. All programs are free and open to the public. Visit octavofest.com for more…

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One-on-one with Comics Creator Sina Grace Before Flaming River Con

Whitney Porter, the Ohio Center for the Book’s new Scholar-in-Residence, is kicking off her role by interviewing comics creator Sina Grace. Grace, the creator of Iceman, Nothing Lasts Forever, and Self-Obsessed, will appear this Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Flaming River Con. Porter is a Ph.D. candidate in English and a teaching fellow at Kent State University. In her Scholar-in-Residence application, she expressed an interest in working with the Get Graphic! comic discussion…

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