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Inspiring ‘Porgy and Bess’ tours Cleveland

There are a few American musical works that rise to the top of everyone’s “best” list. “Porgy and Bess” is one of those, and we are lucky enough to have a major production of the show in town through Sunday. Written by George and Ira Gershwin with DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, the creators captured the [...]

Dazzle your sweetheart with a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner

Let your love light shine this Valentine’s Day. Dazzle your sweetheart with some sweet confections or a romantic night out on the town. Here are a few suggestions. Bar Cento, 1948 W. 25th St., Cleveland, 216-274-1010: Treat your sweetie to a three-course meal of salad, entree and dessert for $30. Wine pairings are available for [...]

Nirvana Pizza strives for happy perfection

If nirvana is a state of utter happiness and perfection, then nothing could make Nirvana Pizza owner Andrea Coats happier than creating the perfect pizza pie. A Bay High graduate, Coats opened the family-owned and -operated Old-World, New York-style pizza business in Bay Village in October. The mother of four, including triplets, Coats wanted her [...]

Another look at ‘Menopause, The Musical’ at PlayhouseSquare

After a two-year run in a converted restaurant space at the Hanna Building, “Menopause, The Musical” has found another Cleveland home in the creatively restored Hanna Theatre. A musical celebration of “the change,” this show seems to be an empowering production for women, which is one of the goals of its creator, Jeanie Linders. Linders’ [...]