Ballet in the City (Sonia Rodriguez)

Winter is coming, so you know what that means…figure skating!  And, this isn’t just any year–it’s a we’re-heading-into-another-Olympic-cycle year! The double exclamation point opening doesn’t begin to describe my excitement.  I have loved figure skating since I can remember.  I had a Dorothy Hamill doll, I was completely confused and upset that Tia and Randy […]

The Red Shoes with Kathryn Morgan

Who: Dana C. Crawford, PhD What: Kathryn Morgan and The Red Shoes Where: Playhouse Square, 1501 Euclid Ave #200, Cleveland, OH 44115 Much like my manuscripts, grants, and other official work duties, I find myself perpetually late in fulfilling my blog duties. Consequently, I write about events and dining experiences that took place months ago […]

Cain Park (Parsons Dance)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhDWhat:  Cain Park (Parsons Dance)Where:  Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 We are currently deep into summer. For the past several years, I have equated the months of July and August with oppressive heat and shockingly high electric bills. These dog days of summer were met with yearly dread.  For these few months, […]

DANCECleveland (Wendy Whelan in Restless Creature)

Who:  Dana C. Crawford, PhDWhat:  DANCECleveland (Wendy Whelan in Restless Creature)Where:  Playhouse Square (1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44115) Much to Mom’s dismay, we don’t have a newspaper subscription. We haven’t in years. In fact, I don’t think we’ve had one during our marriage. Between the internet and National Public Radio (Cleveland local affiliate WCPN!), […]