Check out Intergalactic Nemesis, a live action graphic novel, at the Palace Theater this Thursday!
Dr Sketchy’s Anti Art School Cleveland is bringing Fantasie D Light to the Beachland Ballroom. This is a monthly lifedrawing class with a twist – entertainers pose while you get your sketch on at the bar. Begins at 8pm, $10 gets you in the door.
Head over to The Happy Dog at 7:30 for this month’s edition of Life, the Universe, and Hot Dogs. Philip Taylor will speak on “Energy use and climate change: How did we get where we are, where are we headed, and what can we do about it?” The monthly science talk series presented in partnership with the Institute for the Science of Origins of CWRU.
New comics day! Head over to you local comic shop to pick up this week’s titles.
During all of January, the Lorain County Historical Society will be displaying a Vintage Toys Exhibition featuring a selection of approximately 30 vintage toys from the LCHS collection as well as from some private collections. Enjoy seeing some of the types of toys you played with as a child, or see the items Grandma and Grandpa were thrilled to receive in years gone by.
As it goes every Wednesday at 5 – 10p, the Cleveland Museum of Natural History invites you Think & Drink with the Extinct. Visit the dinosaurs for some mid-week recreation. Gather up your friends or bring a date to experience the Museum after hours with light hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. Enjoy the observatory if it’s a clear night or see the stars during a show in the Shafran Planetarium. Don’t miss the blockbuster exhibition, Nature’s Mating Games: Beyond the Birds & the Bees while you’re there.
Intergalactic Nemesis, the live action graphic novel, makes it way to Cleveland for a performance of Book One of the series at the Playhouse Square. It’s 1933 and an invading force of sludge-monsters from outer space are threatening the very future of humanity. Three actors voice dozens of characters while one Foley artist creates hundreds of sound effects and one keyboardist adds the score. On a two-story high screen more than 1,250 individual, full-color, hand-drawn, hi-res, blow-your-mind comic book images to tell the story visually. Before the show, we welcome everyone to meet us at Parnell’s Pub at Playhouse Square for the GeekCLE Pre-Party starting at 6p.
On Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, The Actor’s Summit will be performing “Photograph 51″, a play that tells the story of Rosalind Franklin, the scientist that took the x-ray diffraction Photograph 51 in 1952, the first picture to show the double helix structure of DNA. Her images and detailed calculations were used by James Watson and Frances Crick, without Franklin’s knowledge, to construct the first model of the double helix structure of DNA for which they won the Nobel Prize. Franklin’s contributions were never acknowledged by Watson or by Crick. The play focuses on the period 1951 through 1953 when Franklin was a researcher at King’s College, London.
Friday and Saturday, the CIA Cinemateque presents Mr. Nobody, starring Jared Leto and Sarah Polley, An expansive sci-fi film that tells of 118-year-old Nemo Nobody, the last mortal man in a world that has achieved immortality, who reflects on the key moments in his life and on the alternate paths he could have taken.
The Children’s Museum of Cleveland invites families to come play games. Family Game Time will give you a chance to show your fun side with family friendly board, movement and card games. Learn how to play new games and rediscover some old favorites!
The Cleveland Cinemas will be showing the monthly feature at Cedar Lee Theater of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, which features a pre-show presented by Simply His Servants. Bring your sense of humor. And some toast.
The Cleveland Cinemas and Melt Bar & Grilled present Ms. 45 for Late Shift at the Cedar Lee Theater. The film follows a mute garment-district seamstress who, after falling victim to multiple unspeakable assaults, ignites a one-woman homicidal rampage against New York City’s entire male population.
The CWRU Film Society presents Terminator at 7p, 9:30p & 12a, a cyborg from the future on a deadly mission.
Gamers! From 10 – 4p you have the opportunity to sell some of those games collecting dust on the shelf or find some awesome deals on gently used or new games! The Great Game Swap is taking place at the Clarion Inn in Hudson. Check it out for free or rent a table.
The Lakewood Lego League for youth in K – 5th grade is meeting at the Lakewood Public Library from 6p – 7:30. Use LPL’s collection of Lego bricks and your own imagination to create fabulous new structures and designs each month. Meet other building fans and check out our large collection of Lego books.
What are you doing this week?