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January Cross-Cultural Events

From: Calvin R.
Sent on: Friday, January 3, 2014 9:39 PM

Hey All,

January is all cold and snowy and not known for the great cultural festivals I love-those dont start til the middle of May.  But that doesnt mean there isnt some events for those who want to experience different cultures, share their own, and generally socialize with other folks

On January 10th from 7-9 at the Turkish Cultural Center on[masked] Mdison in Lakewood there is a Free Coffee Night. From their website-TASO Cleveland is once again organizing the traditional monthly Turkish Coffee Nights and you are invited. Coffee night is a monthly gathering in a nice and warm environment with a presentation, fun activities, conversation and delicious Turkish food. The program starts with a presentation. Every month there are various topics. This months topic is Ebru: Turkish Art of Water Marbling.  We love to see new faces! Delicious Turkish food and Turkish tea follow the presentation.  Attendance is absolutely FREE! The aim of our program is to promote diversity and encourage men and women from different cultures to gather and have a delightful time. The RSVP Emails are [address removed] or [address removed]


On January 19th there is a free concert at the Kent Library by the Chinese Music Ensemble. It will be listed on the sight.

The Night of the 25th-9pm at the Beachcliff Tavern on 19o245 Detroit Road in Rocky River a fairly well known Brasilian Bossa Nova singer by the name of Luca Mundaca (Go look on You Tube-she has a lot of videos on there) will be performing for a very reasonable $10


On the 25th will be at the Lunar New Year Celebration at the Asian Center. Its already listed on the website.  There will be performances and events for the Lunar New Years on the 25th,26th,30th,31st and February 1st and 2cd. After the initial weekend check Li Wah Chinese Restaurants Web Site.

The Maltz Museum's exhibit on the Dreyfuss Affair has proven so popular it has been held over to February 9th.

And not only did the Cleveland Museum of Art open their west wing last week-meaning the Chinese, Indian, Himalayan, and Southeast Asian Collection are now out they also have small exhibits on Silks from Islamic Lands, Congo Sculptures, and Netherlands Miniatures [masked])

The excellent exhibit of the Art of Sicily ends Sunday if you havent seen it.

Hope to see you at one of our two events this month.





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