Event Title

NOBS Forum: Henry Adams: Out of the Kokoon: The Kokoon Arts Club of Cleveland

Location

Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Boulevard, Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120

Event Website

http://www.loganberrybooks.com

Start Date

10-18-2012 7:00 PM

End Date

10-18-2112 8:00 PM

Cost to Attend

Free

Pre-registration required?

No

Event Type

Lecture

Description

Founded in 1911 by Carl Moellman and William Sommer, the Kokoon Club was one of the most exclusive avant-garde organizations in Cleveland. From 1913 to 1946, the Kokoon Club's notorious annual Bal Masque was the place to be for bohemians, featuring elaborate costumes, stage props and outrageous performance art. At the month's NOBS forum, Henry Adams,professor of American Art at Case Western Reserve University and author of Out of the Kokoon, will present a colorful slide show about this important part of our cultural history.

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NOBS Forum: Henry Adams: Out of the Kokoon: The Kokoon Arts Club of Cleveland

Loganberry Books, 13015 Larchmere Boulevard, Shaker Heights, Ohio 44120

Founded in 1911 by Carl Moellman and William Sommer, the Kokoon Club was one of the most exclusive avant-garde organizations in Cleveland. From 1913 to 1946, the Kokoon Club's notorious annual Bal Masque was the place to be for bohemians, featuring elaborate costumes, stage props and outrageous performance art. At the month's NOBS forum, Henry Adams,professor of American Art at Case Western Reserve University and author of Out of the Kokoon, will present a colorful slide show about this important part of our cultural history.

http://engagedscholarship.csuohio.edu/octavofest/2012/all/61