LYNDHURST, Ohio – The Outdoor Legacy concerts are back: the Heritage Village Lawn will come to life on July 10 with the return of the free summer concert series, Legacy Live. Concert goers will enjoy a mix of their favorite live music including pop, rock, Motown, blues, swing and everything in between.
The concerts will take place every Saturday until September 11. A program of 10 free concerts is planned this summer, each concert being scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Legacy Live concert series kicks off with a performance by Jump the Gun, a rock and ballet group. The concerts will take place on the stage near the Lawn, located between Bar Louie and California Pizza Kitchen, and are subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather.
âWe’ve all missed the energy that live music brings and we’re excited to bring the Legacy Live experience back,â said Susan Windle, CEO of Legacy Village, in a statement. âThere is a great sense of community as the Legacy Village Lawn comes alive with concert goers who often make dining at one of the downtown restaurants a part of their Legacy Live experience.â
The schedule for this summer’s concerts looks like this: July 10 – Jump the Gun; July 17 – Backtraxx (60s-80s rock, Motown, disco and funk); July 24 – Blue Lunch (swing / blues, R&B and soul jump); July 31 – Cat’s on Holiday (rock / roots / zydeco).
August 7 – Discovery Band (dance); August 14 – Swamp Boogie Band (classic rock); August 21 – Light of the two moons (acoustic rock); August 28 – Saborit (Latin soul).
September 4 – Ricky & The Rockets (classic rock) and September 11 – the Beatles tribute band Revolution Pie.
Buy your tickets now for the concert, lunch: The Senior Activity Center invites everyone to come and enjoy a barbecue at 11:30 am, followed by a concert at noon on July 2 in the parking lot of the Cleveland Heights Community Center, 1 Monticello Blvd.
The Marshall Griffith Duo will play one hour of favorites outside the Community Center. Tickets are $ 5, lunch is free, and each person in a car must have a ticket. For more information and to pre-order lunch, call 216-691-7377. Tickets are now on sale. The event is sponsored by community donations and the Cleveland Heights Office on Aging.
Register to vote for the August 3 election: The League of Women Voters reminds all residents that July 6 is the deadline to register to vote in the Congressional District 11 partisan primary elections on August 3.
To register or update your registration: go online on the Ohio Secretary of State’s Website; in person at the public library, the Elections Office or any other location indicated on the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections website; or by mail by following the instructions on the Election Council website.
College news: Among those who made the Dean’s List for the spring semester at the Worcester Polytechnic in Massachusetts is Shaker Heights resident Evan Muzilla.
–Meanwhile, at Youngstown State University, spring graduates included Nylauna Petty, of Beachwood, who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.
– At St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa., Adam Slovikovski, of Shaker Heights, graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree.
–And, making the Dean’s List at Shenandoah University in Winchester, Va., Was Mary Sikorovsky, of Shaker Heights.
Shaker Heights High grad obtains a cinema scholarship: Rebecca Rhodes, who graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 2021, was honored on June 12 by the Central Chapter of the Great Lakes of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) with a scholarship of $ 2,500.
Rhodes plans to attend Chicago DePaul University in the fall to specialize in making documentary films.
The award was presented during the annual NATAS Emmy Awards celebration. The Central Great Lakes chapter encompasses northern Ohio, Indiana, and northwestern Pennsylvania.
âI am very honored to have been chosen for this scholarship. NATAS is such a prestigious organization and for my work to be recognized by them is just amazing, âRhodes said in a statement.
During her high school career, Rhodes was a practicing student filmmaker working on professional sets. She worked for a music video directed by Jennifer clyde (“My friend Dahmer“), and as a documentary assistant on a documentary on Cleveland Youth Orchestra concert with Melissa Etheridge.
She also directed her own short film, “Curbside”, which was screened at Sweet short film festival, in Cleveland, and was broadcast by the Reel girls festival, in Toronto.
âHis resume and background met or exceeded that of any scholarship applicants we had seen over the past few years,â said Rick Jackson, NATAS Central Great Lakes Section Education Officer and Senior Host of “Its ideas“ on Ideastream Public Media. “Each member of the jury was very impressed with Rebecca’s candidacy.”
Rhodes founded the Shaker Heights Film Club during his first year at Shaker.
âThe school has a very strong arts program, but there was nothing for students interested in filmmaking,â Rhodes said, âso I did a lot of research to find resources where we could learn the ins and outs. and the industry outs and what it takes to make a great movie Rhodes has been president of the film club for the past three years.
In 2019 Rhodes was accepted to the prestigious Interlochen Arts Center Documentary film workshop, where she spent three weeks learning from industry professionals. While at Interlochen, she worked at the Traverse City Film Festival creating short documentaries – eventually winning the Fine Arts Award for Documentary Film.
âIt was at Interlochen that my passion for cinema took off,â she said. “I learned that for me the film industry is where I’m supposed to be.”
At DePaul, Rhodes plans to specialize in film and television directing. Professionally, her goals are ultimately to work as an assistant director for a large studio, while creating her own independent films.
“I understand that the movie industry is a successful game, but I’m ready to take whatever comes to me as long as I can somehow work in the movie industry,” he said. she declared.
Running for a good cause: The Northeast Ohio Chapter of the Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) will host the Cleveland Team 5K Walk and Run on August 15 at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.
Registration begins at 7:00 am, with the 5K race starting at 8:30 am Team Hope is HDSA’s largest national fundraising event, taking place in more than 100 cities across the United States. It has raised over $ 14 million for Huntington’s disease research since its inception. in 2007.
Huntington’s disease is a brain disease that is passed down through families from generation to generation with symptoms described as simultaneously suffering from ALS, Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. There are approximately 41,000 symptomatic Americans and more than 200,000 at risk of inheriting the disease.
For more information on the Cleveland Team Hope Walk & 5K Run, visit here.
Golf for a good cause: All are invited to participate in the 35th Annual Sugar Bush Golf Classic which will take place on Friday August 20 at Maple grove golf club in Garrettsville for the benefit of Hattie Larlham.
Presented by Middlefield banking company, the scrambling tournament will feature a shotgun style start with rounds in the morning (7:30 am) or afternoon (1:30 pm). Golfers looking to hit the links can register online now at hattielarlham.org.
The event consists of 18 holes; golf cart; breakfast and lunch (in the morning) or lunch and dinner (in the afternoon); CEREMONY of AWARDS; and an opportunity to qualify for individual and team prizes through competitive contests such as closest to pin, hole in one, longest drive and putting. New prizes this year include a golfers trip for two to Hilton Head, a brand new car from Charles Auto, a $ 5,000 cash prize for you and $ 5,000 for Hattie Larlham, and more.
The cost is $ 140 for a single golfer AND $ 600 for a foursome. This event usually sells out quickly. The last day of registration is Friday August 6.
Eat for a good cause: If you don’t have the energy to run or golf, here’s the easiest way to help a good cause: by eating. We can all do this one.
To celebrate its 65th anniversary, Geraci’s Restaurant is partnering with the Town of Pepper Pike to show its gratitude for supporting the community by donating 6.5% of all proceeds from July 1-7 sales to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank.
The family business offers on-site and take-out orders. Geraci’s is located at 29425 Chagrin Blvd.
Tickets on sale now for the Piano Competition: Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 Cleveland International Piano Competition. You can view the full schedule for the 2021 Cleveland International Piano Competition here, and buy tickets here.
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