Here is a list of things to get into this weekend in #TheLand.
- Cavaliers watch parties: Don’t procrastinate on obtaining tickets for The Q’s watch party for Game 2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers Playoff series against the Boston Celtics on May 19. Tickets are $5 each.
- Grapes & Ale, the annual fundraiser for Our Lady of the Wayside that features wine samplings and food, is scheduled this month at Progressive Field. More than 300 samples of wine, craft beer and munchables from area restaurants will be offered 7-10 p.m. Friday, May 19. Tickets are $50 and $125; designated driver tickets are $25. Includes admission, food and unlimited Aquafina water and Pepsi.
- Third Fridays at 78th Street Studios: A monthly art gathering taking place every third Friday of the month from 5-9 p.m. Over 50 venues inside 78th Street Studios open up at the same time to present compelling visual exhbiits, ambient music, delicious cuisine, and pop up vendors. Featured May artists include Matt Dibble, Leslie Edwards Humez, Scott McIntire and more!
Cleveland Festival Guide 2017: 40 street parties, fairs and cultural celebrations
Just about anything qualifies as a festival these days. But you can tell a real one when you see one. It’s about food and music and arts, but also communities, neighborhoods and tradition. Cleveland is fortunate to have so many such celebrations. From May through October, dozens of ethnic, cultural and street parties assault the senses with enough music, food and partying to make you feel as if you’d traveled your way around the world.
Cleveland’s best weekend brunches and breakfasts: Breakfast at Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles
The portions are plentiful at Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles in downtown Cleveland; be prepared to ask for a to-go container. Located at 1144 Prospect in the Gateway District, Chicago’s Home of Chicken & Waffles is the company’s newest location, housed in the space occupied for years by the Rathskeller Tavern.
‘Chasing Trane: The John Coltrane Documentary’ at Cleveland Cinematheque
The life and times of jazz saxophonist John Coltrane (1926-1967) are explored in this definitive new documentary that was made with the full support of the musician’s family and record labels. Denzel Washington supplies Coltrane’s voice, and the film includes archival clips and new interviews with Common, Bill Clinton, Cornel West, Wynton Marsalis, and others. DCP. 99 min. May 20 at 6:50 p.m.; May 21 at 4:15 p.m. General Admission: $10. Member: $7 (includes CIA I.D. holders). Age 25 & under: $7 (proof of age required).