Archive for February, 2013

February

25

Artomatic 419! Returns in April

Posted Feb 25th, 2013 by Artomatic 419!  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

This all-inclusive, month-long, by-artists, for-artists multimedia arts extravaganza features a non-juried art show, as well as weekend performances of music, poetry, dance, and dramatic arts. Artomatic 419! has contributed to a coherent, cohesive arts scene in Toledo, encouraging boundary-pushing experimentation, along with networking and professional development. Artomatic 419! is a biennial event, being held every […]

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February

19

Easter Baskets to Provide Holiday Cheer

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Casey Pogan  Category: Arts & Entertainment

The Town Center at Levis Commons is once again spearheading a collection drive to provide Easter baskets for local children in need. Donations for the 5th Annual Baskets of Cheer Drive are being collected through March 25th at Books-A-Million and Max & Erma’s at The Town Center at Levis Commons. Requested items include candy, books, […]

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Casey Pogan - Town Center at Levis Commons | Perrysburg, OH

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February

19

“Tanzania” travelogue at Way Library

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Rose Mills  Category: Arts & Entertainment

On Tuesday, February 19 at 2 pm, Way Library welcomes Judy Pfaffenberger who will present a video travelogue of Tanzania–home of Ngorongoro, the world’s largest crater, and the wild animals of the ecologically significant Ngorongoro and Lake Manyara National Parks. The video presentation also features a visit to a Masai village with its mud and […]

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Rose Mills - Way Public Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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February

19

Kroger, UT, BGSU Team Up to Feed the Hungry

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Laurie Cohen  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Every time a UT Rocket or BGSU Falcon player sacked the offending quarterback, Kroger donated sacks of groceries of $25 value to the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. “That’s what I call charitable football,” said James M. Caldwell, President & CEO of the Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank. “This is team play with Kroger, UT, […]

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Laurie Cohen - Toledo Northwestern Ohio Food Bank | Toledo, OH

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February

19

Songs for Our Sister Combo Series to be Held at Toledo Club

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Lindsay Williams  Category: Arts & Entertainment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Toledo, OH- Beloved Toledo vocalist Mary Ann Russo relished the intimate setting of the club or cabaret. The essence of jazz is captured there- where musicians connect through improvisation. This year, Toledo School for the Arts and the Russo Scholarship Committee have added an additional Songs for Our Sister concert to the […]

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Lindsay Williams - Toledo School for the Arts | 333 14th Street | Toledo 43614

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February

19

Masterworks Chorale's All Things French, German and Italian

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Jen Sobolewski  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Masterworks Chorale, a mixed voice ensemble comprised of singers from the Toledo-area, will present “All Things French, German and Italian” on March 16 at St. Michael’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, 4718 Brittany Road, Toledo. Come and be transported by the incomparable Duruflé Requiem, and enjoy the works of such other European geniuses of choral […]

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Jen Sobolewski - Masterworks Chorale | Toledo, OH

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February

19

Preschool at the Zoo Accepting Registrations

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Kandace York  Category: Arts & Entertainment

As the parent of a three- or four-year-old, you want a preschool that helps your son or daughter love learning, exploring and growing – all critical to setting a foundation for life-long educational success. The Zoo’s preschool center, licensed by the Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services, offers a nature- and animal-based curriculum that […]

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Kandace York - Toledo Zoo | Toledo, OH

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February

19

"Our Rhythm Our Voices" – A Black History Celebration

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Sandra Gill  Category: Community Interest

You’re invited to a cultural experience through music and spoken words at the Friendship Baptist Church!

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Sandra Gill - Friendship Baptist Church | 5301 Nebraska Ave. | Toledo, OH 43615

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February

19

"Our Rhythm Our Voices" – A Black History Celebration

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Sandra Gill  Category: Community Interest

You’re invited to a cultural experience through music and spoken word at the Friendship Baptist Church! Saturday, February, 23, 2013 at 4:00PM Friendship Baptist Church 5301 Nebraska Ave. Toledo, Ohio 43615 The event is sponsored by WordUp Drama Ministry.

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Sandra Gill - Friendship Baptist Church | 5301 Nebraska | Toledo, OH 43615

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February

19

Pro Musica hosts sixth annual Coffee and Classics

Posted Feb 19th, 2013 by Bonnie Blankinship  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Pro Musica will host its sixth annual “Coffee and Classics” at 10:30 a.m. Saturday (Feb. 23) in the atrium of the Wood County District Public Library at 215 N. Main St. in downtown Bowling Green. The public is invited to enjoy a cup of coffee and a morning chamber music concert featuring music students from […]

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Bonnie Blankinship - Bowling Green State University | Bowling Green, OH

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February

19

The Reel Opinions with WGTE film series co-sponsored by Way Library and WGTE Public Media presents a showing and discussion of the second segment of the PBS American Experience documentary “The Abolitionists” at the library on Thursday, February, 21. The film will be shown at 10:30 a.m., with a discussion to follow at approximately 11:30 […]

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Rose Mills - Way Public Library | 101 E Indiana Ave | Perrysburg, OH 43551

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February

18

Owens Concert Band to Host Winter Pops Benefit Concert

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Brad Meyer  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Area residents are invited to listen to an array of musical selections ranging from Broadway Show songs to patriotic-themed numbers and support the outreach efforts of Cherry Street Mission Ministries as the Owens Community College Concert Band presents a Winter Pops Benefit Concert on Sunday, March 3. The concert will begin 1:30 p.m. in the […]

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Brad Meyer - Owens Community College | Toledo, OH

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February

18

“Romance of Race” reveals rich cultural history

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Bonnie Blankinship  Category: Arts & Entertainment

A new book by Dr. Jolie Sheffer is further confirmation that one should never doubt the power of the pen. “The Romance of Race: Incest, Miscegenation, and Multiculturalism in the United States, 1890-1930,” published in January by Rutgers University Press, explains the role of minority women writers and reformers in the creation of modern American […]

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Bonnie Blankinship - Bowling Green State University | Bowling Green, OH

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February

18

Wester explores gothic view of African American history

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Bonnie Blankinship  Category: Arts & Entertainment

African Americans over the past 200 years have not needed to read stories about ghosts and haunted mansions to experience horror. Their own lives have too often been the source of true terror, said Dr. Maisha Wester, an assistant professor of English and American culture studies at Bowling Green State University. But a number of […]

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Bonnie Blankinship - Bowling Green State University | Bowling Green, OH

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February

18

Workplace Computer Training Offered

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Amber S. Hawkins  Category: Business

How computer literate is your workplace? Are you finding out that refresher workshops are needed? Has it been discovered that there are employees that aren’t as computer literate? Talks about getting new computers and need consulting on the best ones for your company/nonprofit/small business/church? Workshops needed for church members on Internet safety? Count on Your […]

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Amber S. Hawkins - Your Computer Needs of Toledo, LLC | P. O. Box 9300 | Toledo, OH 43697

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February

18

Photographer Rosamond Purcell to speak at Carlson Library

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Kelly McGilvery  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Please join the Department of Art and the Friends of the Library in welcoming the extraordinary, internationally known photographer and author, Rosamond Purcell at her lecture to be given at noon on Thursday, February 28, in the Carlson Library on the University of Toledo’s Bancroft campus. Rosamond Purcell has written or illustrated 17 books, including […]

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Kelly McGilvery - University of Toledo

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February

18

February News From Toledo Repertoire Theatre

Posted Feb 18th, 2013 by Steve Burnette  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

Young Rep To Present It’s A Wonderful Neverland The Toledo Rep is proud to announce their upcoming Young Rep production (ages 7 through 13) of It’s a Wonderful Neverland. Directed by Eileen Eddy this production is billed as a clever blend of It’s a Wonderful Life and Peter Pan with just a pinch of music. […]

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Steve Burnette - Toledo Repertoire Theatre | Toledo, OH

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February

17

Award-winning Remodeler to Exhibit at HBA House & Home Show

Posted Feb 17th, 2013 by Stephanie Brown  Category: Community Interest

Arnold’s Home Improvement, a 22-year-old home improvement and remodeling company specializing in roofing, siding, windows, insulation and gutters, will be exhibiting at the Home Builders Association’s House & Home Show. Arnold’s Home Improvement was recently named the 2012 Remodeler of the Year by the Home Builders Association of Toledo. The HBA House & Home Show, […]

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Stephanie Brown - Arnold's Home Improvement | 1770 Tremainsville Rd. | Toledo, OH 43613

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February

15

You Are Here Toledo Public Art Project Wins Award

Posted Feb 15th, 2013 by Nathan Mattimoe  Category: Arts & Entertainment, Toledo.com

You Are Here Toledo was a collaboration between AIGA Toledo and The Arts Commission that saw 100 “dots” placed around the city of Toledo as a temporary public art project. In addition to the works, which featured artwork and design by local creatives, a mobile app and website were created to foster a scavenger hunt […]

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Nathan Mattimoe - The Arts Commission | Toledo, OH

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February

15

Toledo Stamp Expo 2013 Show and Bourse

Posted Feb 15th, 2013 by Gene Stutzenstein  Category: Arts & Entertainment

Two Days – Saturday, February 23rd – 10AM to 6PM, Sunday, February 24th – 11AM to 4PM Holland Gardens Banquet Hall, 6530 Angola Road, Holland, OH 43528 Take the Airport Hwy exit west off of I-475, north on McCord, east on Angola. Between McCord and 475. Free admission, free parking. Lunch available. Stamp exhibits and […]

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Gene Stutzenstein - Stamp Collectors Club of Toledo | P.O. Box 2 | Maumee, OH 43537

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