Waterloo Shines on Saturday January 18th!

There's always something going on on in Cleveland's Waterloo Arts & Entertainment District. In addition to our amazing shops, galleries, and restaurants, here are some amazing events happening on Saturday January 18th, several of them are part of the Waterloo Vibrancy Grant Program created by Northeast Shores Development Corporation, with the generous support of The Kresge Foundation!

Moon3 Satellite/Loren Naji Invitational One Hour Event, 11am-12pm
Loren Naji of Satellite gallery is presenting 33 artists to Launch Moon3 (cubed) into orbit. Satellite, a new-coming Collinwood gallery created by Loren Naji, invites 33 Cleveland artists to help launch MOON 3 (Cubed), a site-specific and time specific public art installation/sculpture/collaboration. Artists will create stunning art that will be displayed on and become part of the structure of a large room sized cube that will be erected in front of Waterloo Arts, at E 156th St and Waterloo. This erection will take one hour and be done by all participating artists, each donning their own hammer. They will also hang their art at this newsworthy event in front of the community crowd and media. Also, one installation artist will produce an installation in the interior space. Food and beverages will be served. Art will be for sale at this one-time event.

Space:ROCK Gallery gets a Facelift, 2pm
At 2 pm, we unveil a new permanent storefront window installation of iconic rock concert photos by North Collinwood resident John Lynn Kirk along with our new Cleveland Rocks Past Present and Future logo. Come enjoy the party and shop the retail stores on the street, which will each have a smaller version of one of John's images to randomly give to a lucky Waterloo shopper that day. Images include Keith Richards, David Thomas, Ruthie Foster, Dr. John, Bobby Keys, Flaming Lips...Part of our Keep Waterloo Weird mission! And you can check out the current Pat's in the Flats concert photo exhibit.

Waterloo Arts Making Mail: Mail Art Closing Party!, 5:30pm
Join us this Saturday for a private* screening of 'Making Mail: A Documentary' followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers and your last chance to see the Mail Art exhibit in the Gallery. The party continues with a free show in the Callaloo Cafe featuring: Tin Armor, and Johnny Newman (from the Making Mail soundtrack), and Dave Buker and the Historians. If you have already seen the exhibit, come check out the documentary and get the stories behind the art work and the film. *The screening is for Waterloo Arts Members and the 'Making Mail' Kickstarter supporters. Membership may be purchased at the door for $10. Doors at 5:30pm, Screening followed by Q&A at 6pm, Bands start at 8pm, Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vsSqy-Zvzpk

MUSIC SAVES Lego Record Store party with Mike Uva!, 7pm-9pm
We are celebrating our 10th year of business in 2014, and are planning a slew of special events and surprises in order to celebrate! From 7-9pm on Saturday, January 18th, Lego man Ben Shuber will complete the building of a Lego replica of MUSIC SAVES, right here in the store! Hang out and watch it come together while you enjoy some complimentary drinks and treats, and Mike Uva plays a couple live sets for us!

Carlos Jones & The PLUS Band with Umojah Nation at The Beachland Ballroom, 8pm doors/9pm show
The “iron-man” of the reggae scene in Cleveland, Ohio is without question, Carlos Jones. $10 advance/$12 day of show

Mikaela Davis, Leah Lou & The 2 Left Shoes, and Lea Marra at The Beachland Tavern, 7:30pm door/8:30pm show
Mikaela Davis is an indie harpist/singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York, known for her amazing youtube cover of Sufjan Stevens' Casimir Pulaski Day which has received nearly 115,000 hits and her Elliott Smith Cover of Twilight receiving close to 30,000 hits to date. $10 advance/$12 day of show

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