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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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 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 27 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.



Ukranian Bandurist Chorus and

Women's Bandurist Ensemble In Concert

Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 pm


This concert features the 60-stringed musical instrument, the bandural. The Ukranian Bandurist Chorus is under ARtistic Director and Conductor Oleh Mahlay and the Women's Bandura Ensemble of North America is under the direction or Oksana Rodak and Oksana Zelinska.

Tickets: $30 Adults and $10 Students (up to age21)

To purchase tickets     CLICK HERE



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




Social Venture Partners present:

"bigBANG! 2016 -- A Night of Social Innovation"

Thursday, November 10 from 6-8 pm
Come get inspiredinformed, and connected
Innovative nonprofits PITCH, you VOTE.
Join guests from the business, nonprofit, government, academic and philanthropic worlds to catalyze social entrepreneurship and positive change.
Tickets are $70 and $35 for Young Professionals.
All tickets are subject to a service charge
To buy a ticket for this event,    CLICK HERE    
or call 216 231-2300.



The Croatian Fraternal Union presents:

The Zagreb Folk Ensemble Dr. Ivan Ivancan

Sunday, November 13, 3:00 pm


The traditional and authentic dance and music of Croatia are joyfully presented by this internationally acclaimed company of 38 musicians, singers, and dancers. Each suite represents a specific village with meticulous attention to using appropriate folk instruments, ocal style, and handmade original costumes.

Tickets are $20 for adults and $10 for those under 18.

To purchase 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




Dancing Wheels presents:

"The Snowman"

Saturday, December 3, at 2:00

The holiday classic returns to our stage! Join us for the magical and captivating tale of a young boy and his imaginary friend. This dazzling winter welcome is sure to put you in the holiday spirit! after the performance, the festivities continue in the lobby at the Snowflake Family Fun Party. Join the cast, the Snowman, and Santa for games and tasty treats!

Tickets: $20 adults, $15 children.


For tickets and more information on our student matinees,      CLICK HERE   or call 216 432-0306