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Knit & Lit Book Club

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay. The story of a South African boy growing up during World War II who finds the courage to dream and eventually triumph in a world where […] Read More

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Meet the Author- Broad Street Tully: A Rust Belt Tragedy

  For more than thirteen years, David Higgs worked as a table games dealer and pit manager in casinos across the Midwest. What he discovered underneath the glamourized veneer was a sickness he never knew existed: problem gambling. His debut novel, Broad Street Tully: A Rust Belt Tragedy, was inspired by his experiences. Set in […] Read More

Literary Cleveland Presents:   Write Now: Get Unstuck – Breaking Through Creative Blocks   featured image

Literary Cleveland Presents:   Write Now: Get Unstuck – Breaking Through Creative Blocks 

  Dealing with dreaded writers’ block? Stuck in a personal or professional rut? Struggling with perfectionism and/or procrastination? Using creative tools from the Artist’s Way, Positive Intelligence, and other methods, the class will explore how incorporating simple practices can make sizable shifts in mindset and momentum. Let’s take you from uninspired to unstoppable! This workshop […] Read More

Literary Cleveland Presents:    Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop    featured image

Literary Cleveland Presents:   Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop  

Participants will generate new writing in this free four-week practical workshop designed to kick their writing into gear. Each week, they will explore a different form of creative nonfiction essay: personal essay, braided essay, fragmented essay, and hermit crab essay. Throughout the class, the participants will discuss craft, find inspiration in short readings, write in-class, […] Read More

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Lakewood Public Cinema Matinee- Act of Violence (1948)

Directed by Fred Zinnemann  (82 minutes) Former prisoner of war, Frank Enley (Van Heflin) is considered a hero in his California town. However, Frank aided his Nazi captors, a secret he guards closely. His past comes back to haunt him when fellow survivor Joe Parkson (Robert Ryan) emerges, intent on making him pay for his […] Read More

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Lakewood Public Cinema- The Graduate (1967)

Directed by Mike Nichols  (106 minutes) Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) has just graduated from college and has no idea what he wants to do with his life. Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft), the wife of his father’s law partner, has her own ideas about what she wants to do with Benjamin. Songs by Simon and Garfunkel throughout […] Read More

Literary Cleveland Presents:    Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop    featured image

Literary Cleveland Presents:   Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop  

Participants will generate new writing in this free four-week practical workshop designed to kick their writing into gear. Each week, they will explore a different form of creative nonfiction essay: personal essay, braided essay, fragmented essay, and hermit crab essay. Throughout the class, the participants will discuss craft, find inspiration in short readings, write in-class, […] Read More

Literary Cleveland Presents:    Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop    featured image

Literary Cleveland Presents:   Write Now – Nonfiction Writing Workshop  

Participants will generate new writing in this free four-week practical workshop designed to kick their writing into gear. Each week, they will explore a different form of creative nonfiction essay: personal essay, braided essay, fragmented essay, and hermit crab essay. Throughout the class, the participants will discuss craft, find inspiration in short readings, write in-class, […] Read More

Knit & Lit Book Club  featured image

Knit & Lit Book Club

Come share your passion for great literature and show off your knitting, crocheting, counted cross-stitch, embroidery and quilting works-in-progress. Tonight we will discuss When Women were Dragons by Kelly Barnhill. Read More

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Booked for Murder Book Club

If you share a passion for mystery, join the group each month to discuss your favorites and selections made by group members. This months book is The Man Who Vanished and the Dog Who Waited by Kate High   Read More