Cleveland Institute of Art Drag Entertainer Poster Gallery at the Studio West 117 Fieldhouse

Stop by the Fieldhouse to view these incredible works of art from students at the Cleveland Institute of Art! Studio West 117 was honored to work with students from the Cleveland Institute of Art, a premier college of art and design, to create these dynamic promotional posters of our in-house performers. Under the direction of […]

Blackwater Cabaret is hosting another show as part of their Naughty Nine season

Blackwater Cabaret is hosting another show as part of their Naughty Nine season. This time it’s a celebration. Producer Lakota Shekhar, is celebrating 10 years of entertainment. This local favorite graced the stage in 2012 as a heavy metal belly dancer. She eventually added burlesque to her side show and belly dance talents. Lakota has […]

Studio West 117 Teams Up with Cavs to Host 2023 NBA Playoffs

Official Game 3 Watch Party Cavs vs. New York Knicks Friday, April 21 at 8:30 p.m. Doors Open at 6:30 p.m. Lakewood’s Hub for LGBTQ+ Community Welcomes Fans to Celebrate the Cavs Playoffs at their New Inclusive Neighborhood Studio West 117 has teamed up with community partner the Cleveland Cavaliers to welcome the public to […]

Volunteer for Margie’s Hope Daisy Gala!

Margie’s Hope has several opportunities for volunteers to help for the Daisy Gala. Here is the general volunteer form (set up crew, tickets, ushers, garment check, servers, clean up crew). If someone is interested in helping with photography or videography, please fill out this form. We cannot make this happen without community! Please share widely […]

Winner of Grassroots Grant from KidsGardening!

We just won a #GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant from and Scotts Miracle Gro Company to benefit the Community Garden! Our mission of the Community Garden is to help upskill our LGBTQ+ community by providing educational opportunities to learn about gardening and healthy cooking within our demonstration kitchen located just a few blocks away. This grant […]

Art Mural Program’s “We The People” Community Day Door Painting (Photos)

As part of the Fieldhouse Art Mural Program, award winning graffiti artist, Lance Johnson, joined us for the Grand Opening of Studio West 117. Community members were invited to collaborate with Lance by adding words and images of inspiration onto two graffiti doors that will live in the Fieldhouse.