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In Print and In Decline: A Crisis for Democracy?
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Tuesday, July 31, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

In Print and In Decline: A Crisis for Democracy?

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Cleveland’s first newspaper, The Cleaveland Gazette & Commercial Register. It shuttered just two years later, but it, along with Cleveland's rising population during the 19th century, paved the...

A Celebration of Cleveland's Citadel of Free Speech
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Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Cleveland's Citadel of Free Speech

It has been quite a year at The City Club of Cleveland. We've hosted 130 programs - a new record! The speakers to grace our stage have discussed such diverse topics as education reform, the RNC, clean water, Israel-Palestine relations,...

City Beautiful's Imagine Factory Powered by PechaKucha
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Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 4:30 p.m.

City Beautiful's Imagine Factory Powered by PechaKucha

The City Club of Cleveland will host the second Imagine Factory Presented by City Beautiful and Powered by PechaKucha. Can a parking lot be better served as a vibrant green space? What are the possibilities for our lakefront? Join us...

Just Believe
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Thursday, September 17, 2015, 12:00 p.m.

Just Believe

Jen Bricker was raised to never say the word "can't." Born with no legs and put up for adoption right after, one might think this an insurmountable challenge. However, with the support of her adoptive family, she challenged herself to...

City Club Member Appreciation Happy Hour
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015, 4:00 p.m.

City Club Member Appreciation Happy Hour

The City Club of Cleveland is now 915 members strong! We are grateful to all of you for your support of commitment to free speech. To show our appreciation, we're inviting all our members to a special happy hour...

The People vs. Joseph's Brothers
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Saturday, November 15, 2014, 6:30 p.m.

The People vs. Joseph's Brothers

Kol HaLev stages a mock trial of Joseph's Brothers featuring The Honorable Dan Aaron Polster, U.S. District Court, as presiding Judge, Jonathan B. Leiken, Senior V.P, Chief Legal Counsel & Secretary, Diebold, Inc., representing the defense and Steven M. Dettlebach,...

8th Amendment and the Mentally Ill
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Wednesday, January 09, 2013, 11:30 a.m.

8th Amendment and the Mentally Ill

Associate Professor Michael Benza of the CWRU School of Law speaks about the 8th Amendment and the mentally ill.

Robert C. Mickens
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Friday, November 16, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Robert C. Mickens

Robert C. Mickens, Vatican correspondent and columnist for "The Tablet," speaks about The Vatican's implosion and what it means for American Catholics.

Deborah Hersman
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Friday, October 05, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Deborah Hersman

Deborah Hersman, Chairwoman of National Transportation Safety Board, speaks about the dangers of distracted driving.

Taking Flight: Aerospace and Aviation Today and Tomorrow w/ Marion C. Blakey
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Friday, July 27, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Taking Flight: Aerospace and Aviation Today and Tomorrow w/ Marion C. Blakey

Former FAA Administrator and President of the Aerospace Industries Association Blakey speaks about the current state and future of aerospace and aviation and answers the following questions in the process: Will America invest in tomorrow's aviation infrastructure, like we did...

Stedman Graham
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Friday, July 06, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Stedman Graham

Businessman, Educator and Author Graham speaks about his book, "Identity: Your Passport to Success".

Peter Borre
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Thursday, June 14, 2012, 11:00 p.m.

Peter Borre

The Council of Parishes are concerned Catholics formed to support parishes subject to closure who are seeking other options. The Council provides forums for parishes and laity to communicate with the archdiocese about issues of concern. Co-chair, Peter Borre speaks.

Ted Turner
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Friday, May 18, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Ted Turner

Ted Turner, founder of TBS and CNN, former owner of Atlanta Braves and Philanthropist receives the Citadel of Free Speech Award.

Joe Tait
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Wednesday, May 09, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Joe Tait

Joe Tait, the voice of the Cleveland Cavaliers, recounts his 300 game career for the Cleveland Cavaliers and discusses his book about his life and career.

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa
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Wednesday, May 02, 2012, 12:00 p.m.

Dr. Naif Al-Mutawa

Dr. Natif Al-Mutawa discusses his comic book. "The 99," the world acclaimed comic superheroes born of an Islamic archetype, as well as the complications he faced in publishing it.

George C. Fraser
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Friday, December 02, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

George C. Fraser

George C. Fraser, Founder and CEO of FraserNet, speaks about Ten Truths for Building Extraordinary Relationships.

Taylor Branch
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Friday, November 04, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Taylor Branch

Taylor Branch, American author and public speaker, speaks about parting the waters, and America in the King Years.

Charles M. Geschke
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Friday, October 28, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Charles M. Geschke

Dr. Charles M. Geschke, Chairman of the Board and Co-Founder, Adobe Systems, Inc., speaks about the story of Silicon Valley and the birth of the computing industry.

Jim Thome with Tom Hamilton
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Monday, October 24, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Jim Thome with Tom Hamilton

Jim Thome, Designated Hitter for the Cleveland Indians, speaks with Tom Hamilton, the Voice of the Cleveland Indians, about his past, present and future as a Cleveland Indian.

Conference On Free Speech: Free Speech in the Music Industry
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Tuesday, October 11, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference On Free Speech: Free Speech in the Music Industry

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference on Free Speech at the Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Lauren Onkey, Vice President of Education and Public Programs, moderates this discussion about...

Conference on Free Speech: Jeffrey Fager
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference on Free Speech: Jeffrey Fager

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference On Free Speech at the newly-renovated Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Chairman of CBS News Division Jeffrey Fager spoke about journalistic free speech...

Conference On Free Speech: Free Speech in the Age of the Internet
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference On Free Speech: Free Speech in the Age of the Internet

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference on Free Speech at the Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Patrick Kabat, Fellow of the Information Society Project at Yale Law School, moderates...

Conference on Free Speech: Free Speech in the Political Arena
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference on Free Speech: Free Speech in the Political Arena

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference On Free Speech at the newly-renovated Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Gwen Ifill, Managing Editor for "Washington Week," moderates this panel discussion on...

Conference on Free Speech: Juan Williams
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference on Free Speech: Juan Williams

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference On Free Speech at the newly-renovated Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Fox News political analyst Juan Williams spoke about his firing from NPR...

Conference on Free Speech: World Have Your Say
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference on Free Speech: World Have Your Say

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference On Free Speech at the newly-renovated Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. Ros Atkins hosted a live broadcast of his BBC show "World Have...

Conference on Free Speech: Free Speech in the Age of Terrorism
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Monday, October 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Conference on Free Speech: Free Speech in the Age of Terrorism

To kick off its 100th Anniversary year, The City Club of Cleveland held a day-long Conference On Free Speech at the newly-renovated Allen Theatre on October 10, 2011. One of seven forums held that day, this panel discussion focused on...

Jason Berry
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Monday, June 20, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Jason Berry

Jason Berry, Renowned Investigative Journalist, Author and Film Director, speaks about his book "RENDER UNTO ROME: The Secret Life of Money in the Catholic Church."

Steve and Cokie Roberts
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Steve and Cokie Roberts

Steve and Cokie Roberts, both journalists and co-authors of the New York Times bestseller "From This Day Forward," speak about their first book together that chronicles their experiences as an interfaith couple.

Youth Forum Johanna Orozco
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Wednesday, February 09, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Youth Forum Johanna Orozco

In this Youth Forum about Teen Dating Violence, Johanna Orozco, Teen Educator, Domestic Violence Center of Greater Cleveland, shares her story about getting shot in the face by her abusive and obsessed ex-boyfriend.

Blair Levin and Panel Discussion
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Monday, January 10, 2011, 12:00 p.m.

Blair Levin and Panel Discussion

Blair Levin, Communications and Society Fellow, The Aspen Institute, speaks about the developing trends and policy shifts in media and telecommunications, particularly broadband. A panel discussion follows featuring Roy Church of Lorain Community College, Bethany Dentler of the Medina County...

Johann P. Fritz
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Friday, April 07, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Johann P. Fritz

Katharine Lee Reid
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Sunday, April 02, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Katharine Lee Reid

Farid Abboud
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Friday, March 31, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Farid Abboud

David Harris
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Friday, March 24, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

David Harris

Martin McGuinness
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Saturday, March 18, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Martin McGuinness

Ronald Sider
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Friday, March 03, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Ronald Sider

Sara Bloomfield
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Friday, February 25, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

Sara Bloomfield

James Glassman
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Friday, February 11, 2000, 11:00 a.m.

James Glassman

David Daberko
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Friday, January 07, 2000, 12:00 p.m.

David Daberko

Desmond Tutu
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Thursday, September 23, 1999, 12:00 p.m.

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu, the South African social rights activist and first black Archbishop of Cape Town, receives a key to the City of Cleveland. Tutu was a vocal opponent of apartheid during the 1980s.

Raphael Silver
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Friday, May 15, 1998, 12:00 p.m.

Raphael Silver

Raphael Silver speaks in memory of his father, Rabbi Abba Hillel.

City Club 75th Anniversary Program
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Wednesday, October 28, 1987, 12:00 p.m.

City Club 75th Anniversary Program

City Club 75th anniversary program with David Cohen, National President of Common Cause.

City Club Anvil Revue: Play, Fidel, Play, or Stop the Press, I Want to Get Off
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Friday, May 10, 1963, 12:00 p.m.

City Club Anvil Revue: Play, Fidel, Play, or Stop the Press, I Want to Get Off

The City Club Anvil Revue takes a relevant and irreverent look at the year past in 1963. The Anvil Revue traditionally poked fun at political bigwigs and stuffed shirts, evolving from a collection of musical-comedy skits into fully staged productions...

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