Great Gram's feedback for Amy on her wedding day in 1957 Standing in front of the bathroom mirror, I surveyed my little girl's braids with the too-cute ribbons mom had affixed to each end. Shiny-faced and freshly dressed, my best shoes of patent leather Mary Janes with little white socks, I was ready for something. Mom gushed, "Oh, you look darling!" but great grandma only offered, "presentable."
Amy Kenneley with her great grandmother on her wedding day
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International Cleveland Community Day at Cleveland Museum of Art
Since the opening of the Atrium at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the CMA has hosted International Cleveland Community Day. It's a free festival featuring more than 50 groups and organizations that present their rich diversity through music, dance, and cultural displays.
Bharata Natyam Classical Indian dance
Photos and videos from International Cleveland Community Day
Fairmount Spanish Dancers at Cleveland Museum of Art
Members of the Fairmount Spanish Dancers from the Fairmount Center for the Arts performed at the Cleveland Museum of Art's International Cleveland Community Day in the Atrium of the museum. Spanish dance is based on classical, folk and flamenco style with emphasis on castaneting, heelwork, traditional movement and style. Advanced levels include development of choreography and improvisation.
Fairmount Spanish Dancers
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Barefeet Dance Tribe Afro beat dance group at International Cleveland Community Day Barefeet Dance Tribe is an Afro beat dance group. The focus of this group is to educate others about the African culture and its dance styles and to bring awareness to the growth of Afrobeats in the United States. Barefeet Dance Tribe was established in Kent, Ohio in 2009. They performed at International Cleveland Community Day at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
Barefeet Dance TribePhotos and videos of Barefeet Dance Tribe
Scandalous! Woman's wool knit bathing suit from the 1920's
Fashion and Jewlery from the Jazz Age are on display at the new The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
More from The Jazz Age exhibit
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s is the first major museum exhibition to focus on American taste in art and design during the 1920s and early 1930s. Through a rich array of over 300 extraordinary works in jewelry, fashion, automobiles, paintings and decorative arts, featuring the events and people that punctuated the era, the exhibition explores the impact of European influences, American lifestyle, artistic movements and innovation during this exciting period.
The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s is co-organized by the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, and is on view in the Kelvin and Eleanor Smith Foundation Hall from September 30, 2017 through January 14, 2018.
Photos, video and more information on The Jazz Age exhibit
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ClevelandWomen.Com Book of the Week
The Girl on the Train
The #1 New York Times Bestseller, USA Today Book of the Year, now a major motion picture starring Emily Blunt. The debut psychological thriller that will forever change the way you look at other people's lives.
Intersecting, overlapping, not-quite-what-they-seem lives. Jealousies and betrayals and wounded hearts. A haunting unease that clutches and won’t let go. All this and more helps propel Paula Hawkins’s addictive debut into a new stratum of the psychological thriller genre. At times, I couldn’t help but think: Hitchcockian. From the opening line, the reader knows what they’re in for: “She’s buried beneath a silver birch tree, down towards the old train tracks…” But Hawkins teases out the mystery with a veteran’s finesse. The “girl on the train” is Rachel, who commutes into London and back each day, rolling past the backyard of a happy-looking couple she names Jess and Jason. Then one day Rachel sees “Jess” kissing another man. The day after that, Jess goes missing. The story is told from three character’s not-to-be-trusted perspectives: Rachel, who mourns the loss of her former life with the help of canned gin and tonics; Megan (aka Jess); and Anna, Rachel’s ex-husband’s wife, who happens to be Jess/Megan’s neighbor. Rachel’s voyeuristic yearning for the seemingly idyllic life of Jess and Jason lures her closer and closer to the investigation into Jess/Megan’s disappearance, and closer to a deeper understanding of who she really is. And who she isn’t. This is a book to be devoured. -Neal Thompson
The Girl on the Train: A Novel
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