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  1. 19-Year-Old Electrocuted After Trying to Save Dad and Dog in Put-in-Bay Marina

    06.19 / 20:28 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    A 19-year-old died at a Put-in-Bay marina on Friday, after he jumped into water with an electric current to help his father and dog. The incident occurred around 6:30 p.m. at Miller Marina, where the Currie family of Dublin, Ohio, had just docked their boat. According to an incident report, after the family plugged in the marina's shore power to the boat, their dog Daisy fell into the electrically-charged…
  2. Irishtown Bend's Riverfront Park Could Either Get a New Zip Line Or a Farmers Market

    06.19 / 19:30 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    There's two directions Irishtown Bend could go. The rundown area on the west bank of the Cuyahoga River currently being renovated into a 17-acre riverfront park could either turn into a pavilion for picnics, farm terraces and a zip line, or a "rolling lawn, natural meadows, a farmer's market and a 'water treatment garden,'" Cleveland.com reports. A meeting will be held tomorrow night at the St. Ignatius High School Breen Center for the Performing Arts from 5:30 to 7:30, to…
  3. Aussie Alt-Country Singer-Songwriter Kasey Chambers to Play Music Box Supper Club

    06.19 / 18:24 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Having spent her formative years in Australia’s desolate outback where she performed with her family’s Dead Ringer Band, singer-songwriter Kasey Chambers didn’t grow up on a heavy diet of popular culture. So when her father took her to a concert when she was a teenager, it was bound to make an…
  4. 'Rough Night' Pushes Chick Flick Boundaries

    06.19 / 18:24 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Female-dominated films can’t seem to get enough of bridal parties and all the comedic fodder they hypothetically provide. 2011’s Bridesmaids established the highest of bars for just how deliciously raunchy and despicable their senses of humor can be, while maintaining a steady heartbeat throughout; minus the undercurrent of wit and genuine female friendship, you just have a mess like 2009's Bride Wars. …
  5. Cleveland Took Solace in Lots of Porn After the Cavs Lost Game 5 of the NBA Finals

    06.19 / 18:24 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    What did Clevelanders do after watching our beloved Cavaliers lose a 4-1 series to the Warriors in the NBA Finals? Sure, some of us fired off some fire Tweets and went to bed or maybe switched the tube to the Golden Girls or something to avoid the confetti-filled celebration at Oracle arena on…
  6. Cleveland Pride Inc. CEO Who Was Supposed to Resign Last Year is Still in Charge

    06.19 / 18:24 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Cleveland Pride is Saturday at Voinovich Park, and Todd Saporito is still the CEO and Board President of Pride Inc. Saporito remains in his position despite public assurances that he would step down after the cancellation of last year's event and a growing dissatisfaction with his leadership. The decision to cancel the 2016 Pride event resulted in the creation of Pride in the CLE, which enjoyed its second-annual march and event earlier this month. Saporito appeared on Sound of…
  7. Lawsuit: Aramark Knew Employees Were Sexually Assaulting Ohio Prisoners But Did Nothing

    06.19 / 17:19 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    The rape of a Cleveland woman at a downtown jail is just one ugly part in a series of lawsuits aimed at the state over the use of controversial private food service company, Aramark. Originally hired on in 2013 after the state cut ties with the public employee union that previously handled the culinary responsibilities at Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction facilities, the company is now being hit with complaints and legal action, according to a recent rundown by the…
  8. Rock Hall Reveals Plans to Expand to Tokyo

    06.19 / 17:19 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    The Wall Street Journal reports that the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will soon have “a permanent presence” in Tokyo. In the short term, the Rock Hall will open a temporary exhibit in Tokyo in September in a former retail…
  9. Sailor from Elyria Among Seven Dead in Collision off Japanese Coast

    06.19 / 16:22 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Thirty-seven-year-old Gary Leo Rehm Jr., from Elyria, was among seven United States sailors who died when a Navy destroyer, the USS Fitzgerald (pictured above), collided with a container shop off the Japanese coast over the weekend. The other casualties, as reported by the Navy to the Associated Press, were: Gunner's Mate Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby, 19, from Palmyra, Virginia; Yeoman 3rd Class Shingo Alexander Douglass, 25, from San Diego, California; Sonar Technician 3rd Class Ngoc T…
  10. A Perfect Circle to Play Wolstein Center in November

    06.19 / 15:25 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Some Clevelanders will undoubtedly remember a particularly thrilling A Perfect Circle show that took place back in 2003 at the Odeon. After an extended break, the alternative/prog band toured earlier this year for the first time in six…
  11. Waterloo Arts Fest Highlights the Street's Best Qualities This Weekend

    06.19 / 15:25 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Looking for a little fun in the sun this weekend? Don’t miss the Waterloo Arts District’s hottest day of the…
  12. Saxophonist Kamasi Washington To Keep Things 'Wide Open and Spontaneous' at JazzFest

    06.19 / 15:25 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    When his son was still a teenager, Kamasi Washington’s father left a saxophone lying on the family's piano. Washington, who knew how to play clarinet, picked it up and immediately played the Wayne Shorter tune, “Sleeping Dancer Sleep On,” his favorite song at the…
  13. Progressive Caucus Will Protest Frank Jackson's "Fat Cat" Fundraiser in Gates Mills

    06.19 / 15:25 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    The Cuyahoga County Progressive Caucus will protest the June 28 fundraiser for Mayor Frank Jackson outside the Gates Mills home of insurance executive Umberto Fedeli. CCPC learned of the fundraiser, organized by corporate leaders, last…
  14. Listen to Algiers' New Song, 'Cleveland,' About Tamir Rice and Police Violence

    06.19 / 14:28 clevescene.com Clevescene.com - Cleveland
    Atlanta's dystopian experimentalists Algiers dropped a new song last week that caught our ears here at Scene. It's called "Cleveland," which confirms once again that our city's name is synonymous with both pro sports tragicomedies and rampant police violence and…