Cleveland: Is It the Most Miserable City in America?
In the middle of a national economic crisis, which affects nearly every American in some way or another, Forbes Magazine released its annual feature Feb. 18 listing the 20 most miserable cities in the U.S.
Cleveland holds the unsavory position at the top of the list that highlights numerous unflattering statistics about the metropolitan areas that millions of Americans call home.
Curtain Closes on Fine Arts Proposal
In his Jan. 29 speech to the City Club, President Ronald Berkman mentioned the possibility of moving all Cleveland State art programs, including graphic arts, studio arts, theater, dance, TV, radio, film and digital media into one centralized location, Playhouse Square. Now the plan, however, will not be moving forward as initially desired.
Scholar Recounts Little-Known Slovene Battles of WWI
Although it was inspired by the author’s personal experience as an ambulance driver during World War I, Ernest Hemingway’s “A Farewell to Arms” is a fictional account of the battles of the Soča-Isonzo. Until 2001, Hemingway’s novel was the only book published in English about these battles.
It's Showtime for Cleveland's Film Festival
The 34th Annual Cleveland International Film Festival will be at Tower City Center on March 18 and run through March 28. This year CIFF will feature over 300 films, including more than 140 features and 170 short subjects from over 60 countries.
Executive Director of CIFF Marcie Goodman, explained that CIFF is celebrating its 20th Anniversary at Tower City Center.The festival is proud to present its first Legacy Award to Tower City Center and Forest City Enterprises.