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Cain Park begins where most city parks leave off —
an outdoor, intimate, covered theater (Alma Theater); an outdoor covered amphitheater (Evans Amphitheater); an air-conditioned art gallery (Audrey & Harvey Feinberg Art Gallery), and outstanding programming.
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Chef Doug Katz created a fixed price menu at Provenance to complement the Cleveland Museum of Art's yoga exhibition. It includes socca crepes, ginger/carrot soup, kale salad, and red rice pudding for dessert.

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Nourishing mind, body and soul: Yoga, art, and chickpea crepes
Story by Vivian Goodman
Relax, take a deep breath. But don’t get too comfortable if you’ve been meaning to see the yoga exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art. It closes a week from Sunday.  Along with more than 100 paintings and sculptures tracing yoga’s history from the 8th century through modern times, there’s culinary art.  WKSU’s Vivian Goodman reports in today’s Quick...
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Pluto: How Kent State football should honor its fallen teammate
Pluto says KSU should "play like and act like Jason" this season. Jason Bitsko died last week due to an undetermined medical issue. 
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Ohio Amish hate-crime convictions are overturned
Appeals court says jury in the trial of Sam Mullet and his followers was not given the proper instructions regarding religion and hate crimes
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Canton museum takes a closer look at forgery, fraud and the art of deception
"Intent to Deceive" opens Thursday, and runs through October 26. In all, it will be making five stops in the country
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Exploradio: The never-ending war against superbugs
Researchers in 2012 discovered a rare strain of drug-resistant pathogen hiding in Northeast Ohio, and the search for superbugs continues
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After body is found, CVNP continues investigation into Sharma disappearance
30-year-old Eastlake woman's car was discovered in the park Aug. 21, and a body was found Thursday night in Brecksville
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Ohio courts coming up short in funding
The state's top judge says the courts are not getting their fair share

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Absentee ballots mailed as early voting lawsuits continue
Suits are asking that Ohio restore "Golden Week," the first 7 days of early, in-person voting
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AAA is expecting large travel numbers this Labor Day weekend - Lower gas prices and an early start to the holiday weekend have more Ohioans traveling this year
 
Columbus groups are trying to pass a Bill of Rights to combat fracking - Local groups in Kent and Youngstown are working on similar measures
 
Cost to make Toledo water safe increases - Other noon headlines: Supporters for fired OSU band director show up at trustees meeting; Nearly $45 million Bolivar Dam project underway
 
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Hot Picks: This Week's Smart Stuff

Summer is winding down, but there is still one final weekend with the Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom, the Air Show in downtown Cleveland, Pat Benatar at the Rocksino, the Great Geauga County Fair in Burton (the Stark County Fair is this week, too) - or embrace the fall when the Browns host the Bears on Thursday.

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The Cleveland Garlic Festival - Sept. 6 & 7

Celebrate the "stinking rose" at the Cleveland Garlic Festival with grill-offs, food tastings, music and more on Shaker Square on Sept. 6 from noon to 9 p.m. and Sept. 7 from noon to 6 p.m.

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Gay Games 9: Bringing the World to Ohio

From August 9 – 16, the International Gay Games took up residence in Cleveland and Akron in what was an inclusive sporting and cultural event. Revisit Amanda Rabinowitz's coverage of the games and go to WKSU's Tumblr page for additional images and posts.

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WKSU Member Nights at Blossom

WKSU members can purchase half-price tickets to four specially chosen Blossom Festival concerts from July 19 through Aug. 30.

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Summer Reading for 2014

See what author David Giffels, chef Doug Katz, Q host Jian Ghomeshi, Black Keys drummer Pat Carney, designer Valerie Mayen, children's author Joan Arbogast, college president Marvin Krislov, the Cleveland Orchestra's Gary Hanson, and others are reading this summer.

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WKSU Supports the Akron Rubber Ducks

This summer, WKSU will be showing its local pride by sponsoring Akron Rubber Ducks home games at Canal Park.

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Station Break - Summer 2014

Find out more about WKSU, along with arts and culture throughout Northeast Ohio, in the Summer 2014 issue of WKSU's Station Break.

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Folk Alley.com–All Folk Music! All The Time!

Folk Alley.com--All Folk Music! All The Time!FolkAlley.com is all folk, all of the time. Listen to the music you love when it best fits your busy schedule.

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