Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Trio from Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte in Cleveland Italian Garden

Bass Baritone Christopher Aldrich, Soprano Dorota Sobieska and Mezzo Soprano Laura Avdey of Opera Circle Cleveland sang the trio Soave sia il vento from Cosi fan tutte by Mozart at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm







Quartet from Rigoletto in Cleveland Italian Garden

Opera Circle Cleveland performed the Quartet ‘Bella figlia dell’amore’ from Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm







Infelice! E tuo credevi from Ernani in Cleveland Italian Garden

Bass Baritone Christopher Aldrich of Opera Circle Cleveland sang the aria Infelice! E tuo credevi from Ernani by Giuseppe Verdi at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm







La mia letiza infondere from I Lombardi

Tenor Mikhail Urusov who has performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia, sang the aria La mia letiza infondere from I Lombardi by Giuseppe Verdi at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm





Stride la vampa from Il trovatore in Cleveland Italian Garden

Mezzo Soprano Laura Avdey of Opera Circle Cleveland sang the aria Stride la vampa from Il trovatore by Giuseppe Verdi at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm





Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Come dal ciel precipita from Macbeth in Cleveland Italian Garden

Bass Baritone Christopher Aldrich of Opera Circle Cleveland sang the aria Come dal ciel precipita from Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm





Brindisi from La Traviata in Cleveland Italian Garden

MC Anthony Marotta introduced the Opera Circle Cleveland performers at the 2015 Opera in the Italian Cultural Garden.  The group then performed Brindisi from La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi.  Wanda Sobieska served as narrator. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/italian/italian.htm



Nina Tritenichenko at Cleveland Russian festival

At the
annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio Nina Tritenichenko
Sang and
performed traditional Russian folk music on accordion.


http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm




Monday, July 27, 2015

Nina Tritenichenko on accordion at Russian festival

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio Nina Tritenichenko

Sang and performed traditional Russian folk music on accordion.

http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm




Traditional Russian Cossack Song and Dance

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia performed traditional Russian folk music and dances.  This is a traditional Russian Cossack Song and Dance.

http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm




Acharuli Russian Dance from Georgia

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia performed traditional Russian folk music and dances.  This is an Acharuli Dance from Georgia.

http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm




Russian Folk Song with Accordion

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia played traditional Russian folk music that featured and accordion. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm





Accordion in Russian Folk Music

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia told how an accordion is used in traditional Russian folk music.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm



Accordion in Russian Folk Music

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia told how an accordion is used in traditional Russian folk music.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm



Sunday, July 26, 2015

Russian dances with audience members

At the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia showed audience members how to some traditional Russian dances.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm





Jazzy song at Russian Festival

A lady in costume performed a sultry, jazzy song at the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio. The band was the
Golden Gates Musical Group and they performed with Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm





 



Balalaika history and 4 techniques of playing

The 4 techniques in playing the triangular shaped 3-stringed Russian instrument the balalaika as explained by the Golden Gates Musical Group and Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia at the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio.
http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm



 



Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker played on balalaika

The familiar music from Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker played with a balalaika at the annual St Sergius Russian festival in Cleveland Ohio.  The band was the

Golden Gates Musical Group and they performed with Iveria Georgian Dancers from St. Petersburg Russia. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/russian/russian.htm






Saturday, July 25, 2015

Andrew Fedynsky receives Freedom Award

Judge Ralph Perk Jr., Irene Morrow and Senator George Voinovich presented the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio Freedom Award to Austrian born (of Ukrainian refugee parents) Andrew Fedynsky at the 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland.  His work for human rights for countries under Soviet domination continued as he worked for Senator Bob Dole and Congresswoman Mary Rose Oakar.  http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/latvian/latvian.htm







Abdullah (Abby) Mina receives Freedom Award

Judge Ralph Perk Jr., Irene Morrow and Senator George Voinovich presented the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio Freedom Award to Lebanese born Abdullah (Abby) Mina at the 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland.  Abby Mina is the longest serving president of the Cleveland American Middle East Organization (CAMEO). http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/latvian/latvian.htm





Abdullah (Abby) Mina receives Freedom Award

Judge Ralph Perk Jr., Irene Morrow and Senator George Voinovich presented the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio Freedom Award to Lebanese born Abdullah (Abby) Mina at the 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland.  Abby Mina is the longest serving president of the Cleveland American Middle East Organization (CAMEO). http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/latvian/latvian.htm





Abdullah (Abby) Mina receives Freedom Award

Judge Ralph Perk Jr., Irene Morrow and Senator George Voinovich presented the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio Freedom Award to Lebanese born Abdullah (Abby) Mina at the 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland.  Abby Mina is the longest serving president of the Cleveland American Middle East Organization (CAMEO). http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/latvian/latvian.htm





Maris Mantenieks receives Freedom Award

Judge Ralph Perk Jr., Irene Morrow and Senator George Voinovich presented the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio Freedom Award to Latvian born Maris Mantenieks at the 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland.  Mantenieks is a longtime supporter of Latvia and the other Baltic nations and was honored by the president of Latvia for his efforts to get the Baltic States into NATO. http://www.clevelandpeople.com/groups/latvian/latvian.htm





Friday, July 24, 2015

2015 Cleveland GiveCamp Wrapup – 19 for 19

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  Mark Schumann served as MC for the final session and explained that 19 projects were attempted and 19 succeeded. http://www.greatlakesgeek.com/events/2015/givecamp-2015.htm





Cleveland International Hall of Fame GiveCamp Team

Meet the team of volunteers at the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC who donated their time and skills to create a new website for the Cleveland International Hall of Fame.  Meet team project manager Haja Tunkara, Chippie Kennedy, 2 Mikes and Cleveland International Hall of Fame rep Debbie Hanson.

http://clevelandinternationalhalloffame.com




Thursday, July 23, 2015

givecamp-2015-cihf-team-

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  At GiveCamp a game was created for Veggie U.  Veggie U is a unique 5-week program taught in the Life Science module of elementary school, usually third or fourth grade. The program comes complete with 25 standards based lessons and all the components needed to grow a garden right in the classroom. Students not only learn about photosynthesis and leaf types like traditional lessons, but they also "get their hands dirty" planting and growing real food!  http://www.veggieu.org/





East Side Organizing Project at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for East Side Organizing Project, a non-profit HUD-approved housing and financial counseling agency. Our mission is to foster the economic empowerment of disenfranchised communities through outreach, education and advocacy. ESOP is committed to helping urban, suburban and rural homeowners. http://www.esop-cleveland.org/





Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition. http://www.neoblackhealthcoalition.org/





Organic Or Conventional Food?

Maury Feren is 99 years old and spent most of his life in the fresh food (produce, fruits) business.  He has some interesting thoughts about organic foods and GMO (Genetically Modified Organism) food.


Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Adaptive Sports Program of Ohio which was established to promote the health and wellness of individuals with physical disabilities by providing competitive and recreational adaptive sport opportunities throughout the State of Ohio. http://adaptivesportsohio.org/





TrueNorth Cultural Arts at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for TrueNorth Cultural Arts.  Lorain County Metro Parks has partnered with TrueNorth Cultural Arts to provide an exciting variety of both fine arts and performing arts programming. http://metroparks.cc/truenorth-cultural-arts.php





Towards Employment at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Towards Employment whose mission is to empower individuals to achieve and maintain self-sufficiency through employment. http://www.towardsemployment.org





Akron Community Center and Urban League at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Akron Community Center and Urban League.

http://akronurbanleague.org/






East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation (EANDC) http://eandc.org





East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for East Akron Neighborhood Development Corporation (EANDC) http://eandc.org





Wednesday, July 22, 2015

OPEN M at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for OPEN M which stands for Opportunity for People Everywhere in Need Ministry. We are a faith-based ministry that helps people meet the spiritual and physical challenges of living with scarce resources. They are committed to feed the hungry, care for the sick, nurture children, build families, and strengthen the community. http://www.openm.org/





Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for the Greater Cleveland Urban Film Festival (GCUFF) which showcases regional, national and international urban culture and provides a platform for talented minority independent filmmakers, screenwriters and actors of greater Cleveland.

http://gcuff.org/




Urban Vision at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Urban Vision Ministry in Akron.

http://www.urbanvisionministry.org/




Malachi House of Hope at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for Malachi House of Hope which serves persons who are terminally ill, without regard to gender, race, religion or national origin and without cost to the resident or family. http://malachihouse.org/





Jason Madachy Foundation at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for the Jason Madachy Foundation explained in a touching emotional presentation by Jason’s parents. The Jason Madachy Foundation is a 501-C3 non-profit established to provide stethoscopes to first year medical students. http://www.jasonmadachyfoundation.org/





Jason Madachy Foundation at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for the Jason Madachy Foundation explained in a touching emotional presentation by Jason’s parents. The Jason Madachy Foundation is a 501-C3 non-profit established to provide stethoscopes to first year medical students. http://www.jasonmadachyfoundation.org/





Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Cleveland International Hall of Fame at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for the Cleveland International Hall of Fame as described by team project manager Haja Tunkara.

http://clevelandinternationalhalloffame.com




Cleveland Furniture Bank website at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for the Cleveland Furniture Bank.

 http://www.greatlakesgeek.com/events/2015/givecamp-2015.htm






LEAF Ohio at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website for scholarships developed for Lake/Geauga Educational Assistance Foundation. http://www.greatlakesgeek.com/events/2015/givecamp-2015.htm







CAN Journal for Artists at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website developed for CAN Journal for arts and artists, part of St. Clair Superior Development Corporation.





CAN Journal for Artists at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website developed for CAN Journal for arts and artists, part of St. Clair Superior Development Corporation.





Towpath Trilogy Races at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  This is the new website developed for the Towpath Trilogy Race Series for the Canalway Partners.  http://www.greatlakesgeek.com/events/2015/givecamp-2015.htm





Monday, July 20, 2015

Cleveland Cultural Gardens app at 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp

At the 2015 Cleveland GiveCamp #CleGC, over 200 volunteers donated their tech skills to create websites, apps and more for 19 local non-profit organizations.  The volunteers worked around the clock in one weekend at Burke Lakefront Airport and LeanDog’s boat in Cleveland.  Mike Kvintus was project manager and he demoed the new app for the GiveCamp crowd.  Dan Hanson, Cultural Garden Federation representative, had the idea for the app and worked with Mike and the team of volunteers.

 http://www.greatlakesgeek.com/events/2015/givecamp-2015.htm




Captive Nations Dinner – Jim Craciun Keynote Part 3 of 3

James M. Craciun was the keynote speaker at the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland Ohio.  End  of the speech.





Captive Nations Dinner – Jim Craciun Keynote Part 2 of

James M. Craciun was the keynote speaker at the American Nationalities Movement of Ohio 54th annual Captive Nations Dinner in Cleveland Ohio.  Part 2 of the speech.