Articles by Anne Ertle

Country band Rascal Flatts opening restaurant in Cleveland’s Flats East Bank

Rascal Flatts is bringing their restaurant to the Cleveland East Flats. The trio band, famous for its success in the country music industry, is opening its first restaurant in Cleveland as part of Cleveland’s Flats East Bank project. The restaurant has been in the works since at least 2012. The developers do not have a…

Cleveland Museum of Art hosts pharaoh in new Egyptian exhibit

\ The Cleveland Museum of Art is celebrating its 100th birthday with some special Egyptian guests: the men and women who ruled the land of the Nile. The museum’s newest exhibit, “Pharaoh: Ancient King of Egypt,” opens this Sunday, March 13 and runs through Sunday, June 12.   The exhibit has been a long time…

Biracial Spider-Man swings into Marvel’s new superheroes generation

  Marvel Comics recently released “Spider-Man #1,” which features New York City teenager Miles Morales donning the spandex suit once occupied by Peter Parker. Morales is making headlines because he is the first biracial Spider-Man; his father is African American and his mother is Puerto Rican.   The project is close to the hearts of…

2016 Sundance Film Festival: Most anticipated films

Filmmakers and fans of the theater are gearing up for this year’s Sundance Film Festival, which will take place Jan. 21-31 in Park City, Utah.   Sundance Film Festival is an annual event that draws talent and potential film buyers from all over the world.   Since 1985, hundreds of films launched at the Festival…

DisneyLife streaming service competes with Netflix in the UK

Fans of The Walt Disney Company’s works, ranging from movies to television shows, music and books, will be excited to learn about the company’s newly offered streaming service, DisneyLife. According to DisneyLife.com, the system is “a unique digital membership giving you access to our biggest collection of Disney movies, kids’ TV box sets, books, music…

Cleveland welcomes modern gardens in “Monet to Matisse” art exhibit

The Cleveland Museum of Art is acting as a temporary home to some new additions in a recently assembled exhibit. The show, titled, “Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse,” is open to museum patrons now.   The focus of the exhibit is to showcase the role that gardens have played throughout art history, ranging…

Leave your masks and lightsabers at home: Theaters implement dress codes for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” screenings

  Two of the largest movie theater chains, Cinemark and AMC, will be implementing dress codes for its showings of the upcoming film “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” which opens Dec. 18, 2015.   Cinemark revealed its restrictions in fine print on the bottom of promotional posters, reading, “Star Wars” costumes are welcome. However, no…