Friday, August 21  Mix poetry and painting by taking a tour through the galleries of the Cleveland Museum of Art with poet Phil Metres, who will discuss paintings that have inspired poems in Cleveland Voices: Inspiring Poetry, part of the museum’s monthly Art Bites series. 

Saturday, August 22  Continue your weekend tour of local museums and literature-themed exhibits by attending MOCA’s Mimeo Revolution, an Artist Book + Zine Fair inspired by Clevelanders d.a. levy and Derf Backdorf.* 

Sunday, August 23 Terminal Tower is opening up its observation deck! Take the elevator to the 42nd Floor between 12-5. Be sure to send @TowerLightCle, the best twitter account in town, your best snaps. 

Monday, August 24 Slow Roll Cleveland is a weekly leisurely group bike ride; today they are going to bike to Sachsenheim Hall, an architectural gem of a meeting hall. 

Tuesday, August 25 Instead of mixing art with literature, mix nature with music at Holden Arboretum’s outdoor concert series, which concludes tonight with a performance by two graduates of the Cleveland Institute of Music.  

Wednesday, August 26 Wait—you want to mix painting with drinking? Wall Street Tavern in Parma has you covered with Cocktails and Canvas. Bernadette Glorioso will teach you how to paint the Cleveland cityscape. Bonus: ladies night drink specials!  

Thursday, August 27 Complete this week of mixed arts activities by attending the Akron Art Museum’s Build It! exhibit, at which you can play with blocks and build your own Terminal Tower.

*Event produced by one of our sponsors. 

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