2019 FESTIVAL MASTER GUIDE

OVERVIEW

The inaugural BorderLight Festival will span Public Square to Playhouse Square, featuring 100 theatrical performances and special events. Included in the lineup are 40 unique productions on 14 stages across multiple indoor and outdoor venues.

Programming includes more than 100 artists from 9 countries, including Bolivia, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Mexico, South Africa, South Korea, Syria, as well as the United States.

SHOW TYPES

There are three types of shows at this year's festival:

Below is a listing of all shows. Click through for additional details.

FESTIVAL DATES

Wednesday, July 24 - Saturday, July 27th, 2019

TICKETS & PASSES

Check back in Mid-May for information on buying tickets and passes.

MEDIA

Download the full Press Release here.

INTERNATIONAL SHOWS

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Above de “C” as in Camping

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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BEES

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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CREATURES by Roger Titley

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Khuraki

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Oasis

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Perhaps, Perhaps… Quizás

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Poncili Creación

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Near West Theatre and Poncili Creación (Puerto Rico) OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Silent

A brief show description will go here. This is called the excerpt. We will either make these or auto-make these. It will be helpful to have them.

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The Walks

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Under Construction

A brief show description will go here. This is called the excerpt. We will either make these or auto-make these. It will be helpful to have them.

CLE + INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

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CPT’s Student Theatre Enrichment Program (STEP)

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Good at Heart

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Our Dad is in Atlantis

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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When Farah Cries

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

ALL FRINGE SHOWS

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2 The Left: A Tribute to the Life of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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A Kingdom, A Chasm

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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A Reading of The Plague by Albert Camus

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Accidental Comedy Presents: Che Guerrero

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Accidental Comedy Presents: Nancy Norton

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Aim’d so near

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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American Refugee

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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AntiCone

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Anywhere But Here, a solo experience

Congratulations! You are a winner of Allegiance Travel Agency’s WORLDWIDE SWEEPSTAKES! You have won a ticket to anywhere in the world, well, anywhere but here, obviously.

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Betsy Carmichael’s BINGO Palace

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Central Concern

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Charming Disaster’s Musical Tarot Show

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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CPT’s International Ensemble Projects

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Dancing Wheels Quest for Equality

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Dear Cleveland: The Symphonic Soliloquies

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Distant Shores

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Form I-485

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Fran and Gus

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Galahad and the Dragons

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Gray Space

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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HERE NOW; The Soapbox Testaments

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Hey Siri

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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In Their Footsteps

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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It’s Now or Never: My Life in the Late Middle Ages

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Love’s Lost Raree Box

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Maya: the Illusionist

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Nature Song

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Pajama Stories for Adults

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Pajama Stories for All

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Pajama Stories for Children

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Parents & Children, Husbands & Wives: It’s All Relatives

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Peter Pan and Wendy

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Pinch and Squeal’s Wizbang!

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Pinch and Squeal’s WIZBANG!

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Polynesian Dance Performance

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Resistance

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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ShMILF Life

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Slanted: How an Asian American Troublemaker Took on the Supreme Court

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Song Embroidery

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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Table For Two

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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The Body is the Best

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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The Children of Lir

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

The Coitus Society Soiree

The Coitus Society Soiree

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

This is NOT About My Dead Dog

This Is NOT About My Dead Dog

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

Trouble Down South

Trouble Down South

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Uncle Toots’ Pasta Dish

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

Waiting on Godot

Waiting on Godot

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Web of Deceit

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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What Do I See Before Me?

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

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WHERE OUR SHADOWS LIKE TO PLAY

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…

Photo credit: Steve Wagner

Who is the Poetry Psychic?

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Why Do You Always Wear Black?

An inspiring multimedia experience chronicling the life and spiritual journey of Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes, the controversial member of 90s pop music phenom TLC.

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Wonderlanding

The Lively Storyteller’s Tale Roger Titley’s Creatures & Djapo Cultural Arts Institute OVERVIEW Be amazed as a fantastical menagerie of life-sized animal puppets take over the streets of downtown Cleveland in a free, all ages special event. Created by acclaimed South African puppeteer Roger Titley, the procession will feature cheetah, kudu, elephants, birds and more,…