by Carlyn Kessler
“People have come to know: every third Tuesday of the month, free classical music. And hotdogs! You can always find it,” Ariel Clayton Karas, Director of Classical Revolution Cleveland, said in a recent conversation. Classical Revolution Cleveland (CRC), self-defined as a “loosely bound group of classically-trained musicians who love sharing music with Cleveland in unusual and non-traditional formats,” has deservedly earned the recognition and enthusiasm of the Cleveland community.
Classical Revolution Cleveland can most frequently be found at Cleveland’s beloved West Side neighborhood hot dog bar, the Happy Dog on Detroit Ave. CRC is naturally right at home in the culturally rich Gordon Square Arts District, which has recently gained significant national recognition, most prominently in a September 2014 New York Times. In fact, a photo featured in the article depicts CRC musicians performing at the Happy Dog. [Read more…]