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Parade the Circle

Parade the Circle

Taylor Moran, Executive Editor

August 19, 2016

Parade the Circle started at 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 11, but by 10:30 a.m. the streets were already lined with people looking to get a spot in the shade, and the air smelled distinctly of popcorn.  People were staking out their spots and opening up their lunch boxes to give their small children fo...

Spring gardens amidst autumn leaves

The Edouard Manet painting

Holly Chen, Contributing Reporter

October 30, 2015

As winter is fast approaching in Cleveland, the vibrant autumnal colors and crisp fallen leaves remind us that, soon, the Cleveland landscape will be devoid of life, save the occasional bird or squirrel braving the cold to scrounge up some food. If you find yourself longing to see green again, you might...

Why museums are fun

Abby Assmus, Staff Reporter

May 18, 2015

During finals week, I was sitting in Thwing attempting to write a paper but looking to procrastinate on it at the same time. As I distracted myself from writing and researching, I looked around at what was actually in the atrium besides the many couches, chairs and the FedEx office. I looked up and started...

CMA’s Provenance premieres two new prix fixe menus

Teddy Eisenberg, Staff Reporter

January 30, 2015

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Provenance has announced two new prix fixe menus for museum patrons. Starting this week, the restaurant will feature dish selections inspired by local artists displayed in the museum’s Cleveland Galleries in the East Wing. “Each...

Photos of CMA’s 2014 Chalk Festival

Photos of CMA's 2014 Chalk Festival

Anne Nickoloff, Arts & Entertainment Editor

September 14, 2014

For the 25th year in a row, the Cleveland Art Museum brought professional artists and community members alike for a weekend of chalk art, covering the sidewalks in front of the building. With live music to accompany the artistic process, the festival started in the morning of Sept. 13 and ended on Sept....

In over his head: Analyzing CMA’s new acquisition “Drusus Minor”

In over his head: Analyzing CMA’s new acquisition

Christopher Dwyer, Fine Arts Reporter

September 14, 2012

Imagine: Your father is Tiberius, Rome’s moody second emperor (r. 14-37 AD); he, with your colorful cousin Caligula, regularly retreats to Capri to watch tortures and executions. Your adoptive grandfather, Augustus, Rome’s venerated first emperor (r. 27 BC-14 AD), insists your sadistic father adopt...

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