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REOPENING CLEVELAND: NBC and 3News profile Northeast Ohio's reemergence from the Coronavirus pandemic
n a multi-part series next week, 3News' "GO!" and NBC’s TODAY Show will tell the stories of how Cleveland aims to get life back on track. Al Roker, who worked at WKYC Studios in the late 1970s and early '80s, will broadcast live from Cleveland this coming Monday morning. Throughout that time, Roker will showcase places such as Karamu House, the Rock Hall and will shine a light on one restaurant making a difference in the lives of others.
Al Roker shares sneak peek of Cleveland visit for 'Today' show: 'America needs to know Cleveland rocks!'
“We know how special Cleveland is, right? Starting on Monday, we’re going to make sure the rest of the country knows it, too. ... I was with you guys earlier this week [3News team], we had a blast – including lighting up the chandelier there in Playhouse Square. I was at Karamu House, first Black theater in the country in 1915 ...
Al Roker brings ‘Today’ show to Cleveland for series on city’s reopening
Al Roker, who worked in Cleveland at WKYC Channel 3 from 1978-1983 before leaving for New York City, returns to his adopted hometown Monday to host live segments from the lakefront. The appearance kicks off a week-long series of reports from Cleveland, part of the morning program’s “Reopening America Today” feature.
#VoicesofCLE murals and other public art welcome 2021 NFL Draft visitors to Cleveland
#VoicesofCLE was organized to help animate downtown Cleveland spaces and storefronts, following the events of May 30, 2020. Presented by DCA, in conjunction with the City of Cleveland, Karamu House, Ingenuity Cleveland, Destination Cleveland, Cleveland Public Library and LAND studio, the initiative provides a platform to uplift voices, and for expression and healing. A collaboration between local businesses and artists, #VoicesofCLE is meant spark conversations and actions necessary to inspire change.
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