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City Club at Playhouse Square

Arts & Culture

City Club at Playhouse Square

Theatre for the People: BorderLight and the Future of Theatre

Friday, August 4, 2023
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
A FREE Outdoor LIVE Broadcast of our August 4th Friday Forum!

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"Art is like a bird or a memory, you don't want to trap it with a specific meaning - you want it to be free." – Robin VanLear

Access to performance art plays a critical role in enriching communities. It can give a voice to the unheard and challenge the perspective of others. Art can be found and made anywhere, but for certain communities, it is not always accessible.

BorderLight is a nonprofit organization founded in 2015 by Dale Heinen and Jeffrey Pence. Their mission is to make art accessible while also giving exposure to up-and-coming and BIPOC artists by highlighting self-produced work. This year marks the first fringe-only festival, which will showcase 130+ performances from 37 unique local and national acts from August 3-5.

Join us for a free LIVE broadcast on 89.7 Ideastream Public Media, in the heart of Cleveland's theatre district about equity in performance art and how it can help revitalize our communities.

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Let us know if you're coming! Please RSVP by registering below. It's not required, but it helps us prepare and keeps you updated!

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Rain doesn't stop the show! Our rain location is the Westfield Studio Theater at the Idea Center at Playhouse Square.

The livestream will be available beginning at 12:00p.m. Have questions? Tweet them at @TheCityClub or send a text to 330.541.5794.

Production and distribution of City Club forums in partnership with Ideastream Public Media is generously provided by PNC and the United Black Fund.

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