Here's what to do in Cleveland this week

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Published on January 29, 2020

There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a game developer seminar to an evening of hip-hop, here are the best options to help you get social around town.

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Global Game Jam 2020

From the event description:

 At Global Game Jam locations around the world, teams of artists, coders, designers and musicians collaborate to build games over a weekend based on a specific theme. The event is open to all experience levels, with no prior experience required. This year, the event will be hosted at the Midtown Tech Hive co-working hub, located in Cleveland. Your ticket price includes food all weekend long, as well as networking opportunities on Friday night. Keynote speakers and the theme announcement will start promptly at 6 p.m. on Friday night. Final game demos and presentations will begin at 3 p.m. on Sunday. Participants may sleep at the Tech Hive overnight (bring a pillow), but re-entry will not be permitted between midnight and 10 a.m. A ticket is required, even if you just want to watch. 

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 5 p.m.-Sunday, Feb. 2, 6 p.m.
Where: MidTown Tech Hive, 6815 Euclid Ave.
Admission: $25
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Future Cities Book Release + Mariana Mogilevich Lecture

From the event description:

We're kicking off a year of celebrations with a book release for the latest volume of the CUDC's journal, "Urban Infill 8: Future City." The release reception begins at 5:30 p.m., and special guest speaker Mariana Mogilevich will give a talk at 6 p.m. titled "Between Policy and Poetry: What can a publication contribute to the collective work of city-making? A view from New York City." Mariana is the editor-in-chief of "Urban Omnibus," a publication of the Architectural League of New York.  

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Cleveland Urban Design Collaborative, 1309 Euclid Ave., Suite 200
Admission: Free
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You're Up: Open Mic with a Winner

From the event description:

The last Friday of each month 10 acts perform and one crowd votes. Performers include comics, poets, singers and magicians. Winner takes home a cash prize.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 7-9 p.m.
Where: 2GrownKids, 3800 Lakeside Ave. East, Loft 401
Admission: $1-$20
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An Evening of Local Hip-Hop

From the event description:

This is an evening of local hip-hop, featuring Mellow XZACKT, Chelsea Pastel and Sam Supreme.

When: Friday, Jan. 31, 9 p.m.-Saturday, Feb. 1, 12 a.m.
Where: The Happy Dog, 5801 Detroit Ave.
Admission: $6
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