Articles in the Special Events Category

The NAACP Cleveland Branch Freedom Fund Dinner With Keynote Speaker Soledad O’Brien This Weekend!
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Posted in Education, MXO Entertainment News, Special Events on 20 June 2018
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Cleveland Naacp Posted June 20th 2018 (PHOTO: BROADCAST JOURNALIST SOLEDAD O’BRIEN)   Freedom Fund Dinner – June 23rd, 2018 at 6:00 pm! All ticketed guests invited to Pre-Dinner Reception at 5:00 pm Date:  Saturday, June 23, 2018 at 6:00 pm Location:  Cleveland Renaissance Hotel – Grand Ballroom, 24 Public Square, Cleveland, OH 44113 Honorary Chair: [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: The AHA Festival Hits Playhouse Square Feauring Hill Harper and Kareem Abdul Jabbar!
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Posted in Education, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 5 June 2018
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Cleveland State University Posted June 5th 2018   Now in its second year, AHA! Festival will fill the Cleveland State University and Playhouse Square neighborhood with words, music dance and art on June 7, 8 and 9. AHA! kicks off with a daylong Book Festival in the KeyBank State Theatre lobby and features headliners Kareem [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Kent State’s May 4 Visitors Center Focuses On Life Amid Tragedy In “Sandy’s Scrapbook” Exhibition!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 26 April 2018
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Kent State University Posted April 26th 2018   Sandy Scheuer was on her way to class on May 4, 1970, when she was shot and killed by Ohio National Guardsmen responding to protests of the Vietnam War at Kent State University. She was a junior honors student, a speech therapy major and a proud member [...]

Black Women Endorse 10,000 Black Men’s Convention!
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Posted in Education, Special Events on 10 April 2018
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YourBlackWorld.net By Doshon Farad Posted April 10th 2018   The daughter of Malcolm X, author and educator Ilyasah Shabazz recently endorsed the upcoming 10,000 Black Men’s Convention set to take place in Banneker City (Washington) from April 18-22 at the historic Shiloh Baptist Church. Not only has Ms. Shabazz endorsed the event, but she has [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: The Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Special Guests For 33rd Annual Induction Ceremony!
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Posted in Northeast Ohio, Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 5 April 2018
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Rock Hall of Fame Posted April 5th 2018   MARY J BLIGE AND NINA SIMONE Special guests at this year’s sold-out Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Klipsch Audio, on April 14th at Public Auditorium in Cleveland will include: Mary J Blige presenting for Nina Simone Andra Day performing for Nina [...]

Martin Luther King Jr.: 50 Years Later!
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Posted in Education, R.I.P., Special Events on 4 April 2018
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TheNation.com By Michael K Honey Posted April 4th 2018   Fifty years ago, on April 4, 1968, a bullet robbed us of one of the great human-rights leaders of the 20th century. The assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. in Memphis, Tennessee, accelerated the racist backlash of the late 1960s. Along with the murder of [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: The 42nd International Film Festival Hits The CLE!
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Posted in Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 30 March 2018
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mxoentertainment.com Posted March 30th 2015   FATHER’S KINGDOM MOVIE TRAILER The 42nd CIFF will launch with an Opening Night Film and Gala to an anticipated crowd of 1,500 people on the evening of Wednesday, April 4th. Following Opening Night, more than 500 film screenings will be exhibited in ten theaters at Tower City Cinemas in [...]

UNCF 2018 Leaders’ Luncheon on Education!
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Posted in Higher Learning, Special Events on 22 February 2018
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UNCF.org Posted February 22nd 2018 (PHOTO:  UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND CLEVELAND AREA DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR VALERIE GAINES)   GUEST PANELIST HELEN FORBES VICE PRESIDENT COMMUNITY IMPACT AND GENERAL COUNCIL UNITED WAY OF GREATER CLEVELAND The United Negro College Fund will hold its annual Leadership  Luncheon on Sunday,  February 25th 2018 at 11:30 am at the Westin [...]

MXO ‘The Arts Unplugged’: Cleveland Museum Of Art-Heritage: Wadsworth and Jae Jarrell!
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Posted in Special Events, The Arts Unplugged on 7 January 2018
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Clevelandart.org Posted January 7th 2018   JAE (NATIVE CLEVELANDER) AND WADSWORTH JARRELL Heritage:  Wadsworth and Jae Jarrell Exhibit Now through February 25th 2018 Julia and Larry Pollock Focus Gallery | Gallery 010 Inspired by the Cleveland Museum of Art’s recent acquisition of Wadsworth Jarrell’s Heritage (1973), a painting of great significance, the exhibition Heritage: Wadsworth [...]

Celebrate The Holiday Season With The Original Harlem Globetrotters At Quicken Loans Arena!
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Posted in MXO Entertainment News, Northeast Ohio, Special Events, Sports on 22 December 2017
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HarlemGlobetrotters.com Posted December 22nd 2017 (PHOTO: ORIGINAL HARLEM GLOBETROTTER ‘ZEUS’ MCCLURKIN)   ORIGINAL HARLEM GLOBETROTTER ACE JACKSON The Original Harlem Globetrotters are on the road for their action packed tour! A star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats to witness the ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that thrills fans [...]