Pull back the curtain

The Fairmount Center for the Arts will host Felicia Zavarella Stadelman for their “Pull back the Curtain” speaker series from 3-4 p.m. Jan. 16 at 8400 Fairmount Rd in nearby Novelty.

Ms. Stadelman will be speaking on drama, passion, obsession and tragedy in the arts including sharing some of the the most outrageous tales about some of the most famous visual artists in history. The event is free and open to the public. For more information on the Jan. 16 event, please call 440-338-3171 or email info@fairmountcenter.org.

Putting it together

The Chagrin Valley Little Theater will be hosting its “Page to Stage” book club at 2 p.m. Jan. 20 at 40 River St. in Chagrin Falls.

Managing Director Margaret Reardon will lead a discussion of “Putting it Together,” a behind-the-scenes look into the two-year odyssey of creating the iconic Broadway musical “Sunday in the Park with George.”

The event is free and open to the public, but donations of $10 are suggested to support the ongoing efforts of the local theatre group.

Registration is required for the event and face coverings are strongly recommended. For more information or to register for the upcoming event, visit: bit.ly/3GToh3O.

In the mood for love

M.U.S.i.C will be hosting its “In the Mood for Love” program today (Feb. 13) starting at 4 p.m. at the Church of the Western Reserve, 30500 Fairmount Blvd., Cleveland. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. The program will include romances by Schumann and Sarasate, dances by Debussy and Piazzolla, love songs by Mozart, Piaf, and Berlin, romantic music by Beethoven and Mendelssohn and more. Tickets cost $60 for patrons, $35 for general admission and $15 for students. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID test will be required prior to entry. Masks will also be required except when seated.

For more information or to make a reservation, please visit starsintheclassics.org, email stars@intheclassics.org or call 216-702-7047.

Youth winter concert

The Cleveland Orchestra will be presenting its COYO Winter Concert at 7 p.m. Feb. 20 at Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave, Cleveland. The concert will include performances from both the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra and the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Chorus. Tickets are $15 to $25. Attendees are required to have proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test. Face coverings are also required. For tickets and more information, please visit clevelandorchestra.com.

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