Mixed-media collage workshop

Join gallery artist Jessica Kovan at be.gallery, 14 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls, on Oct. 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for an evening to learn new and experimental ways of expressing yourself through mixed media layering techniques. Ms. Kovan’s approach to mixed media focuses on the personal touch and building freedom within the creative process.

Bring personal writings, cards and ephemera to cut up and collage as a base layer. All additional supplies will be provided. No prior art experience is necessary. Wine and cheese will be served.

The workshop costs $45 and is limited to 14 people. Pre-register online at begallery.com or by calling 1-844-234-4387.

Comic art exhibit

Valley Art Center’s “Comix!” exhibit will be open through Oct. 16. In conjunction with Cleveland-area comic artists Gary and Laura Dumm, this exhibit combines educational material with original pieces by local, regional and national comic artists.

Rockin’ the gallery event

On Oct. 18 from 6-8 p.m., be.gallery will host a free live music event to benefit Rainey Institute, a nonprofit that provides kids with art and music education after school and throughout the summer. Musician Ted Kulber will provide entertainment on the piano and guitar, and 10 percent of all sales will be donated to Rainey Institute. The gallery is located at 14 Bell St. in Chagrin Falls. For more information call 844-234-4387.

Halloween musical program

Enjoy a musical program with a Halloween theme with M.U.S.i.C. on Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. The program will be at 2178 Harcourt Drive in Cleveland Heights, and attendees are invited to dress in cocktail or 1920s attire. Appetizers, desserts and signature autumn drinks will be served. Tickets are $50. Discounts are available for young professionals or students. To purchase tickets or for more information call 216-702-7047, e-mail stars@intheclassics.org or visit starsintheclassics.org.

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