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Tuesday February 15, 2011
Start: 6:00 pm
End: 8:30 pm

Mark your February calendars--Maple Heights Cuyahoga County Library

5226 Library Lane  Maple Hts., Ohio 44137

Councilwoman Neomia Mitchell of Maple Heights and Kimberly F. Brown of Doveside Promotions LCC present 'Understanding your Water Bill in conjunction with the Cleveland Water Department.'

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

I'll be out of town, but strongly recommend Charlie Mosbrook - and know there are many people looking for ways to share their love for the Barking Spider - so share some love...

Come join me at the Spider for the early show. This whole month at the Spider is dedicated to the memory and celebration of Martin Juredine's life, legacy, and contribution to this areas music scene. I hope everyone can make it out for this one. Martin was an important role model and mentor to me. His daughter Jenna now runs the place. Please show your support for her and visit often.

Thursday February 17, 2011
Start: 3:00 pm
End: 4:00 pm

Environmental Justice leader/victim speaking to panel at First White House Forum on Environmental Justice

As I've reported on realNEO: "In what I consider the most important positive environmental development in America in the 21st Century, on December 15, 2010, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and White House Council on Environmental Quality Chair Nancy Sutley convened the First White House Environmental Justice Forum, where leadership of the recently-reconvened Federal Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice (EJ IWG) met with over 100 environmental justice leaders (typically long-suffering EJ victims), in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, at the White House complex, to develop new federal interagency strategies and interactions with citizens to right current EJ wrongs in America, in anticipation of worse to come as results of climate change."

The next step in furthering the EPA's Plan EJ 2014 is a Quarterly Environmental Justice Community Outreach Call, which will take place on February 17, 2011 at 3 p.m. (Eastern Time). The purpose of these calls is to provide information to participants about the Agency's EJ activities and maintain an open dialogue with EJ advocates. As EPA continues to advance Plan EJ 2014, the Agency hopes that these calls will better inform the public about EPA's EJ work and enhance opportunities to take advantage of federal activities. See call-in information below.

Start: 7:00 pm
End: 9:00 pm

Otis Moss, III

Join Cleveland Public Library in celebrating African American History Month with a special program highlighting the talents of two individuals from the Cleveland area.

Saturday February 19, 2011
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

H. Leslie AdamsThe Fine Arts Department of the Cleveland Public Library, in collaboration with the H. Leslie Adams Fan Club, is pleased to present “A Program of New Instrumental Works by Cleveland Composer H. Leslie Adams" on Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Main Library. This program is FREE and open to all ages. For more information please call 216.623.2848 or visit http://cpl.org/musicatmain. The program will include several premieres including “Poem of Love” for Bassoon and Piano, performed by bassoonist Michael Dalby and pianist Anne Dalby and “Romance in D Flat” for English Horn and Piano performed by Alice Mantey on English horn and Robert Cassidy at the piano. Movements from the Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano (a work in progress) will be performed by clarinetist Victoria Marra, violinist Laura Simna and Robert Cassidy, piano. The last work on the program will be “L'extase d'Amour” (The Ecstasy of Love) for Viola and Piano. This piece will be performed by Grammy-nominated violist Eliesha Nelson and pianist Dianna White-Gould.

H. Leslie Adams has been called an “eminently enjoyable composer” who’s music has been played by ensembles and performers around the world. Adams was born in Cleveland and attended Oberlin College Conservatory of Music where he studied piano, voice, conducting, and composition. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Adams has written an opera, as well as many solo vocal, choral, chamber, instrumental and orchestral works. There are currently two CD recordings of his works released on Albany Records: Love Rejoices: Songs of H. Leslie Adams sung by tenor Darryl Taylor and Twelve Etudes for Solo Piano performed by Maria Corley. He currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. For more information about the composer, please visit his website: http://www.hleslieadams.com/.

Seating will be limited so please arrive early. There will also be a display in the Special Collections Department of the composer's works and items from his archives. We hope to see you there!

Tuesday February 22, 2011
Start: 10:00 am
End: 5:00 pm

Charles Dharapak, Associated Press

Friday February 25, 2011
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:30 pm

REGISTER FOR CLEAN AIR ACT 101 WEBINAR TRAINING

WHO: Environmental Justice and Tribal Community Members and Organizations

WHAT: Webinar on Air Pollution Prevention and Control (CAA 101)

WHEN: February 25, 2011, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Eastern Time

On Friday, February 25, EPA will host a webinar on air pollution prevention and control. The webinar is designed for community members who would like a better understanding of the Clean Air Act and the roles of state, local, and tribal agencies and EPA in air quality management. Clean Air Act 101 will cover topics such as:

  • How agencies plan and manage air pollution
  • How commonly found pollutants are regulated
  • How toxic air pollutants are regulated
  • Opportunities for public involvement
Saturday February 26, 2011
Start: 2:00 pm
End: 3:00 pm

The Fine Arts Department of the Cleveland Public Library presents the Holy Grove Missionary Baptist Church Choir on Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 2 p.m. on the 3rd floor of Main Library. This program is FREE and open to all ages. For more information please call 216.623.2848 or visit http://cpl.org/musicatmain. This event is part of the the library's month long celebration of Black History Month.

Start: 8:00 pm
End: 11:00 pm

Monday February 28, 2011
Start: 1:00 pm
End: 1:59 pm

For over forty-five years The Cleveland Arts Prize has championed the arts, artists and cultural caretakers of the region. In 1999, the organization began collecting images, words, and stories about the work and lives of Arts Prize awardees. This ongoing project documents the accomplishments of all Cleveland Arts Prize awardees, past and present.

http://clevelandartsprize.org/nominate.html

See the past winners here:

Start: 5:30 pm
End: 7:30 pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Green Party Calls for Transparency and Debate on Water Rate Increase and Resignation of the Director of Public Utilities

Cleveland, Ohio - February 28, 2011 - Members of the Green Party of Cuyahoga County will gather on the steps of Cleveland City Hall Monday evening at 5:30 pm. They will be calling for transparency and open debate on the subject of the proposed rate increase for water service that was included in Mayor Jackson's estimated budget and revealed on Friday.

Tuesday March 1, 2011
Saturday March 5, 2011
Start: 4:00 pm
End: 6:00 pm

Open Meeting!

Cleveland NORML will be meeting at the Lakewood Public Library's Multipurpose Room on March 5th from 4 to 6pm to host our open meeting. We welcome members and non-members alike!

Join us in our fight to reform marijuana laws in Ohio and advocate for safe, compassionate access to marijuana for all patients!

Monday March 7, 2011
Start: 1:00 pm
Start: 03/07/2011 - 13:00
End: 03/11/2011 - 13:59


Will Drupal save the WORLD, the USA or even NEO?? Find out in Chicago!

http://chicago2011.drupal.org/

Tuesday March 8, 2011
(all day)
Start: 03/07/2011 - 13:00
End: 03/11/2011 - 13:59


Will Drupal save the WORLD, the USA or even NEO?? Find out in Chicago!

http://chicago2011.drupal.org/

Wednesday March 9, 2011
(all day)
Start: 03/07/2011 - 13:00
End: 03/11/2011 - 13:59


Will Drupal save the WORLD, the USA or even NEO?? Find out in Chicago!

http://chicago2011.drupal.org/

Thursday March 10, 2011
(all day)
Start: 03/07/2011 - 13:00
End: 03/11/2011 - 13:59


Will Drupal save the WORLD, the USA or even NEO?? Find out in Chicago!

http://chicago2011.drupal.org/

Friday March 11, 2011
End: 1:59 pm
Start: 03/07/2011 - 13:00
End: 03/11/2011 - 13:59


Will Drupal save the WORLD, the USA or even NEO?? Find out in Chicago!

http://chicago2011.drupal.org/

Saturday March 12, 2011
Start: 9:45 am
End: 12:00 pm

A reminder: The Legal Aid Society of Cleveland is hosting a FREE Brief Advice and Referral Clinic