The Breen Center for the Performing Arts

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Connect across sectors with people from the business, nonprofit, government, academic, and philanthropic worlds to catalyze a vibrant ecosystem of social entrepreneurship and positive change.

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Natural Muscle Presents:

Mr./Ms. Cleveland

Saturday, September 24, 2016
Pre-judging at 1:00 pm
Night Show at 6:00 pm


Natural Muscle Association again brings the drug-free of Natural Bobybuilding, Physique, Figure and Bikini competition to Cleveland. This event is both a National and Pro Qualifier.

Pre-Judging $20, Night Show $28. All Day Pass $40


For more information and entry forms, visit

or call 716 553-4905

To purchase tickets:    CLICK HERE



Pastor William Johnson, Jr and

Praise Him Productions present:

"Til Death Do Us Part"

Thursday and Friday, September 29 & 30, 2016 at 7:00 pm


This musical stage play speaks universally to the struggles of marriage and the power of love and forveness.

Tickets are $30 for Priority Seating,
$25 for General Admission,
$20 for groups of 20 or more


To purchase tickets, contact Pastor William Johnson, Jr. at 216 326-1979




Renee Jones Empowerment Center presents:

Human Trafficking Prevention & Teen Awareness Summit


Saturday, October 1, 12:00-5:00 pm


This workshop is open to teens as individuals or members of groups. There will be activities in information and resources, music, creative expression, internet safety, a photo booth and more. Lunch will be provided. Keynote speaker is Mike Pistorino, advocate for Survivors of Sexual Assault and Abuse. All students must be accompanied by an adult chaperone such as a parent, teacher, or youth organization staff.

Program is free, but registration is required.


For more information, or to register, call 216 651-9601 or e-mail


Young Catholic Professionals presents:

Executive Speaker Series

Tuesday, October 11, at 6:30 pm


Cleveland's Young Catholic Professionals in their 20's and 30's will gather for this presentation in the Executive Speaker Series. The presenter is AJ Hyland who became the CEO of Hyland Software at age 29 and retired by age 40. The audience will mingle and meet others who are "Working in Witness for Christ."


Admission is free, but registration is encouraged


READ MORE about YCP Cleveland or to RSVP visit:


Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) presents:

35th Anniversary Event

Thursday, October 13 at 5:30 pm

Join members of the board, staff, and friends of LEAP  for this special night which honor's LEAP's 35th anniversary. The evening begins with a reception courtesy of Chef Bob Sferra's Culinary Creations, followed by a program featuring Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack.

Tickets are $50 ($10 tax deductible)


To purchase tickets,     CLICK HERE

For more information or to become a sponsor, call 216 696-1453


 On the Edge Film Festival

Friday, October 14, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Saturday, Obtober 15 at 7:00 pm


The newest of Cleveland's film festivals showcases films of adrenaline-driven action sports, engrossing character studies and environmental and cultural issues from around the globe. Many are shot against a panoramic backdrop of breathtaking scenery. Different films are featured each evening. Coffee and cookies are served before both screenings and food trucks are available before Friday's screening.

Advance sale tickets are $20 through Sept. 30 and $25  starting Oct. 1.


For additional information       CLICK HERE

To purchase tickets           CLICK HERE


Saint Ignatius High School Harlequins present:

"Twelve Angry Men"

Friday & Saturday, October 21-22 at 7:30 pm
Sunday October 23 at 2:00 pm


 The fate of a 19 year old man on trial for the fatal stabbing of his father seems like an open-and-shut case. This play gets into the heads of the twelve jurors showing how their backgrounds and values will decide the fate of the accused. This tense courtroom drama is a classic of modern theater. 

Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for students/seniors/children.
Children attending Catholic high schools and grade schools will have free admission starting 60 minutes before show time.


To purchase tickets,       CLICK HERE

 To support the Drama program at Saint Ignatius High School            CLICK HERE



 Saint Ignatius High School Vocal Music presents:

"Fall Chorus Concert"

Thursday, October 30 at 8:00 pm


Members of the Chorus are featured in their first concert of the year. Other performers include the Freshman Chorus and a few surprises.

Admission is free to all and no tickets are required.




Cleveland International Film Festival (CIFF) presents:

"Romeo is Bleeding"


Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 6:30 pm


"Romeo is Bleeding" was selected as the CIFF40 Roxanne T. Mueller Audience Choice Award Winner and Film Slam Student Choice Award for Best feature. The evening begins with hors d'oeuvres and beverages before heading into the state-of-the-art auditorium to screen the film. Following the film is a Q&A with principals from the film plus a few other surprises.

Tickets are $50

For more information, call 216 623-FILM x 14. To order tickets   CLICK HERE



City Ballet of Cleveland presents:

"Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker"

Saturday, November 19 at 7:00 pm
Sunday, november 20 at 2:00 pm


The fifth annual "Uniquely Cleveland Nutcracker" is a full length production with professional local guest artists. The families in this production are key philanthropic figures from Cleveland's history. Audience members will enter the Halle home and enjoy the holiday festivities with the Gund, Mather, and Severance families with Godfather Brush lighting the way.

Tickets purchased in advance online: $25 adults, $10 children under 12 and seniors
Tickets on the day of performance: $30 adults, $15 children under 12 and seniors


For more information, all 216 848-9088 or    CLICK HERE