Listen Up Cleveland Episode 7!

  A place you wouldn’t expect to hear the Cleveland Orchestra is at 78th Street Studios in Gordon Square District. A hip space known for its art galleries, many members of the Orchestra gathered to hold special performances here, along with other restaurants and spaces in the area. I was there to find out what…

Listen Up Cleveland Now On YouTube!!

Miss the first 3 episodes of Listen Up Cleveland?! Well here’s your chance to watch it! Thank you again to my guests Tom Weschler, Design Lab (Anton Zbarzh and Donald Hayes), Michelle Andree, Valerie Mayen, Dave Brooks and Kim Crow. Enjoy watching Listen Up Cleveland!!          

Listen Up Cleveland Episode 5!

  I know it’s been a few weeks, but Listen Up Cleveland is back! In studio I chat with legendary Cleveland Indians drummer John Adams. Aside from the Indians, John is also the founder of the Cleveland Blues Society and teaches. Then I’m with Tony Madalone, founder of Fresh Brewed Tees. Tony not only has…

Hip2BSquare 2013

  Last weekend I covered the Gordon Square Arts District 3rd Annual Hip2BSquare event, which celebrates the growth of the community over the past year and to help raise money for the new Near West Theatre and Cleveland Public Theatre. This year they honored Councilman Matt Zone and his wife Michelle, who serve and live…

Listen Up Cleveland Episode 4!

    Listen Up Cleveland is back this week! In studio I’m with super talented R&B singer Alvin Frazier! Seriously, he’s amazing. Was such a pleasure to have him in studio. He even treats us to a small performance and we take a look at his brand new music video! Then its on to CLE…

Vote for the Burning River Ramblers!

Cleveland’s own Burning River Ramblers won the Hard Rock Rising contest a few weeks ago, and is now competing against 95 other bands from all over the world to win the ultimate prize: a chance to play the Hard Rock Calling Festival in London AND have their own World Tour! Let’s do what we can…

Listen Up Cleveland and More!

Well it has been a whirlwind week celebrating the big 3-0 and filming new stuff at TV20! Last week I interviewed Terri Pontremoli from Tri-C Jazz Fest about the upcoming Tri-C Jazz Fest and last Friday I was at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens for the new Big Spring event! Big Spring is so beautiful and was…

Agora 100 and Polar Bear Plunge!

  A week ago I had the chance to cover the “Thank Hank/Agora 100” event, celebrating the 100th year of the theatre and honoring Agora owner Hank LoConti. It was such an honor getting to meet Mr. LoConti, and feel the Agora love from longtime concert-goers and musicians. Some of the people I got to…

Listen Up Cleveland Episode 2!

Tune in for my latest episode of Listen Up Cleveland, which premiere’s tomorrow at 7pm! This week my guests are Michelle Andree, lead singer of the band School Girl Crush and the founder of Cleveland Musicians Care, and designer Valerie Mayen, owner of Yellowcake Shop!     Both are incredible, talented women and I had…

Festivals and Red Carpets

These past two weekends I had the pleasure of covering two more really cool, fun events here in Cleveland. First, on February 16th I was at the 4th Annual Brite Winter Festival in Ohio City. Obviously being a huge lover and supporter of music and the arts (especially locally) it is an event I never…

Listen Up Cleveland Episode 1 Recap

  Last night was the premiere of my new show Listen Up Cleveland! Thank you so much to everyone that tuned in! If you missed it you have another chance! Tonight it will re-air on TV20 at 7pm, and tomorrow thru Sunday at 8am & 7pm. If you do not get TV20 here is the…

Kem and El DeBarge In Concert (FINALLY!)

  I have been a fan of El DeBarge since I was little. I still have my cassette tape that has Who’s Johnny on it! So needless to say I was so excited to see he was opening for Kem. While I’ve waited almost 30 years to see El, I was really all about seeing…