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Join the City of Shaker Heights, Arts VanAken, and the Van Aken District for Winteractive, Arts Van Aken's signature winter event, is a free outdoor exhibition of interactive light-based art. Installations will be illuminated nightly from 4-10pm.

An opening night celebration with music and festivities will take place in the Van Aken Market Hall from 5-8pm on Thursday, February 7th! Gather your family and friends and enjoy the festivities.

Visit www.ArtsVanAken.org/winteractive for more information.

Winteractive is supported by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, The Teri Chmielewski Team, Keller Williams Greater Cleveland, The Van Aken District, City of Shaker Heights Government, and contributions from generous individuals like you!

Fire and Light Performing Arts will contribute creative LED performances to add to the amazing light installations at the festival.

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2:00 PM14:00

You're Such a Character (Actor)! Improv + Play Workshop for Brite Winter

Hosted by our very own character extraordinaire, Sam Novak, practice playing to help bring Brite Winter/ Brite Winter 2019 to life!

This fun performance-based workshop teaches techniques in basic improv, audience interaction, putting together a festive thematic costume, and more. We’ll come up with fun ways to keep Brite’s audience on their toes. Participants who sign up for a volunteer character shift during the event get a custom-made costume to keep!

This year's Brite Winter theme is "Onward!" with many fun interpretations related to places and themes surrounding "the golden age of transportation" including, planes, trains, ships, and automobiles (and even pyramids!).

Check out the other Brite Public Artist Workshops, which start this Thursday 1/24! Get crafty with us.✨

All workshops are free and open to the public, held at IngenuityLabs @ the Hamilton Collaborative —5401 Hamilton Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44114.

All skill levels welcome, wear warm clothing! Questions? Contact Ingenuity's Artistic Director Emily A. @ 440-479-2077!

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5:30 PM17:30

Moreland Roll 'N Stroll

Join the City of Shaker Heights and Ingenuity Cleveland for a neighborhood-centered historical walking/biking tour and scavenger hunt in southern Moreland. Everyone is invited to this fun, interactive, intergenerational event to learn about the history of the neighborhood. Event begins and ends at The Dealership (3558 Lee Rd.). 

Registration 9:30 am; walking/biking tour 10 am-12 pm; games, art, and other fun 12-2 pm.

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to Jul 21

Ingenuity Spotlight Soirée: Fire and Light Studio Grand Opening

Join Ingenuity Cleveland and Fire and Light Performing Arts in celebrating the grand opening of Fire and Light's new studio space at IngenuityLabs. This is the first dedicated flow art studio of its kind in the area, combining dance and skill-based prop manipulation. After four years as a performance company, Fire and Light excited to grow into a home for the broader community to learn, teach, practice, create, and be together. 

This event is a celebration and fundraiser for Fire and Light’s class expansion and permanent studio after IngenuityLabs, as well as sustaining Ingenuity’s year-round programming.

The evening will feature flow art performances, open flow art sessions, unique vendors, and dance party highlighting local DJs. Attendees will get to explore the FuturePast worlds at IngenuityLabs!

Flow artists are welcome to bring day and LED props, this event is for you! (Unfortunately no fire spinning will be permitted.)

Date: Friday, July 20, 2018
Location: 5401 Hamilton Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114
Time: 7PM-12AM

7:00PM - 8:00PM: Happy Hour
Learn about the missions of Ingenuity and Fire and Light

8:00PM - 12:00AM: Fire and Light Grand Opening Party
Featured performances, open flow sessions, dance party

This is a friends and family event! Registration via EventBrite available here (event is *free*, with suggested donation options to support our studio and Ingenuity): https://ingenuityspotlight-fireandlight.eventbrite.com

Suggested donation options $5-50 (though nobody will be turned away for inability to pay):

$5* Studio Supporter: Event entry and donation supporting Fire and Light Performing Arts' future studio

$15* Partnership Supporter: Event entry and donation supporting Fire and Light AND Ingenuity Cleveland

$50* Expansion Sponsor: Event entry and donation that helps Fire and Light purchase props to broaden flow art classes AND helps Ingenuity build more studios for artists

*plus Eventbrite fee

–Event is open to all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult).
–Wear anything that makes you feel most yourself, whether a costume or jeans!
–No fire spinning will be permitted at the event.
–Email violette@fireandlightarts.com with questions or to become a vendor!
–Parking is available in our fenced lot directly across from the event entrance at 5401 Hamilton Avenue.

About the hosts: 
Fire and Light Performing Arts is Cleveland's professional flow art performance company and studio. 

Ingenuity Cleveland's IngenuityLabs is a year-round creative business incubator program is in its third year, which allows selected Labs grantees access to shared shop space, collaborators, and their own studio/workshop space over the course of the summer, culminating in an onsite exhibit at IngenuityFest or through the following Spring. 

Thank you for your support, and we look forward to a wonderful evening together!

We make every attempt to ensure that our event is accessible to all attendees. Event attendees should be aware that artistic events held in our former industrial space can present challenges such as uneven flooring and areas of low lighting. We recommend all patrons wear sturdy shoes. 

We provide ADA parking off the 53rd street entrance to our event - Attendees can simply notify our greaters at our 5401 Hamilton entrance to be shown alternate accommodation, or reach out in advance to discuss any concerns. Please contact Hannah at hannah@ingenuitycleveland.org, or by calling (216) 527-8767. 

Thank you for your support, and we look forward to a wonderful evening together!

Please save the date for IngenuityFest 2018: Future Past, September 28-30!

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