Art vs. Blight – Wall Street Journal

Check out this link for a Wall Street Journal story about the Waterloo district, Arts Collinwood, and how other urban areas like ours are being revitalized via an emerging arts scene. Wall Street Journal article A great slideshow by WSJ photographer Greg Ruffing Share this:

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Blue Arrow Records and Books is all about vinyl

from cleveland.com and the Plain Dealer: April 10, 2009 by Laura DeMarco, Plain Dealer Friday! Magazine Editor You could spend hours just looking at the floor at Blue Arrow Records and Books in Collinwood. Literally. The floor of the newly opened record store on Waterloo Road — and I do mean records, just records, no […]

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Beachland’s Cindy Barber on Waterloo’s victory

Beachland Ballroom and Tavern co-owner Cindy Barber loves North Collinwood area Sunday, April 12, 2009 from the Plain Dealer and cleveland.com Cindy Barber bought into North Collinwood in a big way. In 2000, she and Mark Leddy turned the former 1950-ish Croatian Liberty Home on Waterloo Road into the rockin’ Beachland Ballroom and Tavern. As […]

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Parade the Circle Workshops start May 5

Have you always loved watching Parade the Circle? Ever thought about being in it? Now is your chance to join in the fun with Arts Collinwood! As an outreach program of the Cleveland Museum of Art, artist Ian Patroni will lead parade workshops, Tuesday evenings, starting May 5, in the Arts Collinwood Community Center. It’s […]

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Nan’s Neighborhood News, April 9

NEIGHBORHOOD ARTS ALL CITY AWARDS RECEPTION I got a sneak peek at the All-City Art Show on Friday (between conversations with Emma (“Are you going to buy my picture, nanny? Are you?”) and Jane, and was much impressed by both quantity and quality – 180 artists are showing, 40% more than last year’s 40% increase […]

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Nan’s Neighborhood News: March 26, 2009

ART AFTER SCHOOL Are your children’s eyes beginning to go square from watching television? Do they let off steam by running screaming round the house? Two days a week, Arts Collinwood can help you. Bring all that energy and potential creativity to the Art Center after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays. From 3 pm to […]

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Nan’s Neighborhood News: March 12, 2009

Welcome to this week’s issue of Nan’s Neighborhood News, featuring the community news, events, and announcements for North Collinwood and it’s neighboring communities. In this Issue: ART Arts Collinwood Is Five! FREE Life Drawing in the Art Center Feedback, Please LowLife Gallery Waterloo 7 gallery: Call to (Very) Young Artists Dreamcoat Coming to Waterloo Bluegrass […]

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After School in the New Arts Center

On Tuesdays, children’s classes in CAPOEIRA, the lively Brazilian combo of dance and martial arts, plus percussion. Want your kids to come home tired and happy? Sign them up for capoeira. A peek round the door revealed focused little girls solemnly following the teacher’s every move. On Thursdays, a range of VISUAL ARTS, from drawing, […]

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The 7th Annual Waterloo Arts Fest

Saturday, June 27, 12-7pm. Cleveland’s fastest growing, grassroots, arts-centric, eclectic, family friendly festival is back and better than ever! More than 5,000 people are expected to spend the day on Waterloo seeing and making art, catching live performances, shopping an array of vendors, and noshing on local eats, as well as visiting the one-of-a-kind businesses […]

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5 Year Anniversary Celebration

Arts Collinwood is  5… almost! Join us for our Birthday Countdown! Five free events to thank our members for supporting us through out the years. Not a member yet? Come find out more and become one! Memberships start at just $10. Jewelry Making and Stained Glass: Veteran artist Michelle Biondo demonstrates techniques for making cut […]

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