The annual Colorado Latino Festival, which would have been held in Boulder on Sunday, June 23, has been canceled. The reasons organizers cited: poor weather conditions and the threat of Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in immigrant communities. "This combination of conditions has created a not-so-ideal scenario for everyone participating," the organizers wrote on Facebook. "We want to be sensible to our communities."Over the past months, rumbles of massive Immigration and Customs Enforcement sweeps of undocumented immigrants have sent shockwaves of fear through the community. Last week, President Donald Trump put communities on high alert, tweeting, "Next week ICE will begin the process of removing the millions of illegal aliens who have illicitly found their way into the United States." Late in the week, media outlets reported that ICE would be conducting sweeps in ten cities, including Denver, starting Sunday, June 23.The president pulled back on the threat on … [Read more...] about Colorado Latino Festival Canceled Amid Threats of ICE Raids
The humid weather may not have fazed a lot of Houstonians Saturday as we’ve become accustomed to the sweltering heat, but at least one visitor thought he might not make it through the temperature. Trevor Noah dressed simply in a dark T-shirt and jeans walked across the stage in The Woodlands and joked about how the muggy forecast almost stopped him from making the performance.“I tried to go on a run earlier today and had to stop after three blocks,” laughed The Daily Show host as he described getting use to a climate that many Houstonians forget can take an out of town visitor by surprise. “I'm from South Africa. South Africa! I’m from there and I’m telling you…Houston is the hottest place on earth. It’s like running through water.” Noah touched down on the outdoor stage of the Cynthia Mitchell Woods Pavilion with his Loud and Clear Tour, which has the South African comedian and political commentator traveling to cities like Toledo … [Read more...] about Trevor Noah Braves The Heat And Delivers In The Woodlands
DowntownHOUSE OF BLUES: East Fourth Street and Euclid Avenue. 216-523-2583 or houseofblues.com. Shows in Music Hall unless noted. For tickets, go to the box office or to livenation.com. Monday: Alt Nation presents Advanced Placement Tour featuring Bloxx, Hembree and Warbly Jets (in Cambridge Room), 7:30 p.m. $15-$20. Leela James, 8 p.m. $25-$30. Tuesday: Chon, DOMI + JD Beck, 8:30 p.m. $20-$25. Wednesday: Car Seat Headrest, Naked Giants, 8 p.m. $22-$25. Presented in association with Beachland Ballroom. Mir Fontane (in Cambridge Room), 9 p.m. $15-$18. Thursday: The Midnight, 8 p.m. $20-$25. JACOBS PAVILION AT NAUTICA: 2014 Sycamore St. (west bank of the Flats). 216-622-6558 or livenation.com. Today: Stone Soul Festival, Dru Hill + Monica, Jagged Edge, 7 p.m. $45-$89.50. Tuesday: OAR, American Authors, 7 p.m. $30-$43. MUSIC BOX SUPPER CLUB:1148 Main Ave. (west bank of the Flats). 216-242-1250 or musicboxcle.com. Dinner reservations available two hours before performance: Supper Club … [Read more...] about Some local and national bands are on stage this week
ORCHESTRA MUSICAvon United Methodist Church: 37711 Detroit Road. Patriotic Concert. 7 p.m. Saturday. Cleveland Orchestra: Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave. 216-231-1111 or clevelandorchestra.com. Make Music Day! CLE. Noon-2 p.m. today. ART CLASSESFoluke Cultural Arts Center: 2234 E. 55th St., Cleveland. folukeculturalarts.org. Summer Arts classes. Today, Monday and Wednesday. MUSICALSOhio Light Opera: College of Wooster’s Freedlander Theatre, 329 E. University St., Wooster. 330-263-2345 or ohiolightopera.org. Five musicals (“Into the Woods,” “Girl Crazy,” “Music in the Air,” “Perchance to Dream” and “South Pacific”) and two operettaas (“The Devil’s Rider” and “The Pirates of Penzance”) in repertory through Saturday, Aug. 10. Musicals: $55. Operettas: $51; $20, students ages 16-23; $10 for children ages 3-15. Check for availability. Musical: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Guy Bolton and John … [Read more...] about Browsing the Arts for June 21 through June 27.
Hot Yoga in the Boneyard. It may sound creepy, but the “boneyard” is what the Neon Museum calls its outdoor exhibit space filled with vintage neon signs. It’s also where you can take an hourlong, Vinyasa-style yoga class Wednesday, July 10 and 24, and Aug. 7 and 21. … [Read more...] about Las Vegas: 5 things you can do in summer