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Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums Hosting Women’s Suffrage Exhibit

Hayes Museum Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio

A Hayes Presidential Libraries & Museums exhibit explores the rich history behind women’s suffrage and activism. The “Ohio Women Vote: 100 Years of Change” display was created by Ohio History Connection and the League of Women Voters and is on display at the Fremont-based museum through Jan. 31. The exhibit highlights the women who fought for the right to vote ... Read More

The River Speaks!

Clifton Opera House 5 Clay St., Clifton, Ohio

The Little Miami River speaks to all of us in one way or another. Join us to celebrate its 50th Anniversary as a National Scenic River. Learn why your neighbors love it, and how it adds recreational value to the area. This event will feature the first live showing of The River Speaks, an award winning documentary of why people ... Read More

9 to 5, The Musical

Riffe Center, Studio One 77 South High Street, Columbus, Ohio

9 TO 5, THE MUSICAL follows three unlikely friends who take control of their office by concocting a plan to get even with their egotistical boss. Together, the women learn there is nothing they can’t do, even in a man’s world. This hilarious story of friendship and revenge is outrageous, thought-provoking, and a whole lot of fun. Based on the hit ... Read More


Understanding Black History Through Black Music

Tremont Rd. Library, Friends Theater 2800 Tremont Rd, Upper Arlington, Ohio

Join Ted McDaniel, Professor of African-American Studies and Music at the Ohio State University, to learn how black music has often served as a barometer of the times and lives of black people. This program, utilizing recorded music, explores various aspects and periods of black history by examining the music of each era. It ranges from the worksongs and spirituals ... Read More

Daniel Levin

Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium 26001 S Woodland Rd, Beachwood, Ohio

Daniel Levin's book explores master violin maker Amnon Weinstein’s effort to restore violins that survived the Holocaust. Levin is the first photographer to depict Weinstein’s workshop in Tel Aviv, his one-of-a-kind collection of violins and his artful process for restoring them, fulfilling his dream of transforming tragedy into triumph by bringing violins of the Holocaust back to life. Cleveland's own, ... Read More

Documentary Film Screening: The Lincoln School Story

The Works 55 S. 1st Street, Newark, Ohio

Join us for an exclusive screening of the Ohio Humanities documentary, The Lincoln School Story: The Battle for School Integration in Ohio. Watch this largely untold story about a group of Black mothers in Southwest Ohio who marched for two years, demanding the desegregation of their community’s elementary schools. Register here! Free & Open to the Public/Registration required/Space limited

Shaunna J. Edwards & Alyson Richman

Inspired by the authors’ own fam­i­ly his­to­ries, The Thread Col­lec­tors is a rich his­tor­i­cal nov­el set dur­ing the Civ­il War about two women — one Black and yearn­ing for free­dom in New Orleans, the oth­er a Jew­ish abo­li­tion­ist in New York — whose resource­ful sewing to sup­port their com­mu­ni­ties leads them on unex­pect­ed, dan­ger­ous jour­neys as they fight to bring their beloveds home from the front. Shau­nna J. ... Read More

Faith Kramer

Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium 26001 S Woodland Rd, Beachwood, Ohio

Join food columnist and author Faith Kramer for a book talk and Spice Workshop as you create exotic blends to enliven your cooking. Hear all about Kramer’s travels in Jewish communities the world over on her journey to discover the world’s best Shabbat recipes. Let Kramer’s book, 52 Shab­bats, be your guide if you have ever thought about start­ing, shar­ing or expand­ing your cel­e­bra­tion ... Read More

Jean Metzler & Lynda Cohen Loigman


2 Authors 1 Event Mr. Per­fect on Paper is a wit­ty romance novel about one woman’s search for her per­fect man. However, the nov­el tack­les heav­ier sub­jects, such as gen­er­al­ized anx­i­ety dis­or­der and grief. What’s most remark­able is the fact that Jean Meltzer incor­po­rates humor in a way that brings lev­i­ty with­out dimin­ish­ing the grav­i­ty of the circumstances. Jean Meltzer stud­ied dra­mat­ic writ­ing ... Read More

Dan Grunfeld

Mandel JCC Stonehill Auditorium 26001 S Woodland Rd, Beachwood, Ohio

Book talk, Q&A followed by a basketball clinic in the gym In By the Grace of the Game, Dan Grun­feld, once a bas­ket­ball stand­out him­self at Stan­ford Uni­ver­si­ty, shares the remark­able sto­ry of his fam­i­ly, a del­i­cate­ly inter­wo­ven nar­ra­tive that doesn’t lack in heart­break yet remains as deeply nour­ish­ing as his grandmother’s Hun­gar­i­an cook­ing, so lov­ing­ly described. The true improb­a­bil­i­ty of the saga ... Read More

Isabel Vincent


Schindler’s List meets The Sound of Music as best-sell­ing New York Post inves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ist Isabel Vin­cent delves into pre-World-War-II his­to­ry to recov­er the amaz­ing sto­ry of two British spin­sters who mas­ter­mind­ed a plan to spir­it dozens of Jew­ish stars and per­son­nel of the Ger­man and Aus­tri­an opera to Eng­land and save them from a ter­ri­ble fate under the Third Reich. An award-win­ning inves­tiga­tive jour­nal­ist for The New York Post and ... Read More

Margorie Margolies


Mar­jorie Mar­golies’s Jew­ish father always said that you should aspire to change another’s life. That con­cept of tikkun olam, was instilled in her from an ear­ly age and she was deter­mined to apply the con­cept to her own fam­i­ly, which s fam­i­ly grew expo­nen­tial­ly. She adopt­ed two girls from Viet­nam and Korea, mar­ried a Jew­ish Con­gress­man with four daugh­ters, and spon­sored ... Read More


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