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Mac Love never noticed the woman watching him work under the Main Avenue Bridge in Cleveland.
The Akron artist, a piece of Crayola chalk in hand, sketched the word “DREAM” about six-feet high on an outdoor wall. Inside each letter, Love then colored a bright blue sky with white clouds fading into purple night with twinkling stars.
The 37-year-old was inspired by poet Maya Angelou saying “be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud” and hoped to show off Northeast Ohio’s creative and peaceful side to the 50,000 people visiting Northeast Ohio during the Republican National Convention.
But the woman watching him a week ago from the parking lot of Ernst & Young was local. When she finally approached Love, it was clear she had been crying, he said.
NEW YORK: James M. Nederlander, who took over the fledgling Nederlander Organization from his father and built it into one of the largest producers of live entertainment and a dominant national theater chain that includes nine Broadway houses, has died. He was 94.