Red Letter Day
More than 500 revelers in red helped raise more than $190,000 for women's heart research and education programs at the American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Breakfast and Extravaganza Feb. 3. The event, held in the ballroom of the Cleveland Downtown Marriott at Key Center, provided a heart-healthy breakfast, free health screenings, an educational forum, a Go Red Fashion Preview by Pen-E-Ventures and cooking demonstrations by Loretta Paganini School of Cooking. Cleveland Magazine was a local sponsor of the event. The Go Red campaign urges women to take charge of their heart health and make it a top priority in their lives. Humorous author and heart-disease survivor Rudy Wilson Galdonik of Rhode Island delivered the keynote address. The breakfast was the prelude to yearlong Go Red For Women activities that will take place throughout Greater Cleveland.
Broadway, Their Way
The North Coast Men's Chorus will present "Broadway Our Way" at Cleveland State University's Waetjen Auditorium April 9 at 8 p.m. and April 10 at 3 p.m. Not your typical Broadway revue, the show touches on themes of equality, hope and love and will include a tribute to chorus member Steven Sterlekar, who died suddenly in 2001. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 at the door and can be purchased via the chorus' Web site, www.ncmchorus.org. Cleveland Magazine is a sponsor of this event.
A Perfect 10
Cleveland's finest restaurants will donate their time, talents and staff for the 10th-anniversary celebration of Market Under Glass. Proceeds will benefit Harvest for Hunger, a program of the Cleveland Foodbank. For more information, call (216) 738-2132 or visit www.cleveland.com/marketunderglass. Cleveland Magazine is a sponsor of the event.
The Tri-C JazzFest returns for a 26th year April 14 through 24, offering the best of traditional and contemporary jazz at venues across the city. Wynton Marsalis, Al Jarreau, Sergio Mendez, Charles Lloyd, Bobby Sanabria and the Heath Brothers are among the luminaries who will perform during the festival. For more information and a complete Tri-C JazzFest lineup, visit www.tricjazzfest.com. Cleveland Magazine is a sponsor of this event.
The Virtuoso Returns
Violinist Itzhak Perlman will perform at Severance Hall April 27 at 8 p.m. to benefit Alta House, a 110-year-old organization founded by John D. Rockefeller that provides social, educational, recreational and human services to the Little Italy and University Circle neighborhoods. Tickets for the solo performance by the Grammy-winning classical musician range from $30 to $150 with 94 cents of every dollar directly funding services provided by Alta House. For ticket information, call (216) 231-1111. Cleveland Magazine is a sponsor of this event.