Rehearsal

From The Garden To The Camps

What do Adam and Eve, Jews, Japanese Americans, Armenians and Native Americans have in common? These and other peoples have all experienced exile from their homeland and the hardship and conflict of being displaced. Some, like Japanese Americans during WWII...

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Reverie Sans Madeleines*

I attended the Cuyahoga Arts & Culture (CAC) board meeting this week (why does no one from the arts community except a representative from our commercial classical radio station ever show up to these open, public meetings?) and suddenly was caught by...

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Discussing character development

Information Is Different Than Knowledge

Thursday, 3:30 p.m., when most students are on their way home from school, seven high school students from various Cleveland Metropolitan schools (John Hay, Promise Academy, Cleveland School of the Arts and John Marshall) gather at John Hay High School in...

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Fast food map

Cheap Food

I came across this map and was floored by the prevalence of fast food restaurants across the United States. At the same time, I think about how (relatively) cheap fast food is, with most fast food restaurants having dollar menu items. The average price of a...

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TEDxCLE 2

Spreading Great Ideas

On Friday, February 26, Cleveland was home to its first local version of TED. For those who are unfamiliar, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment, and Design) has been an annual event bringing together experts from around the world (think Bill Gates...

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