Press Releases - Arts and Entertainment


Jul 11

Toledo Museum of Art Names Halona Norton-Westbrook Director of Collections

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art has named associate curator of contemporary art Halona Norton-Westbrook to the newly created position of director of collections. In this role Norton-Westbrook is responsible for overseeing the ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 11

Tinkering Space Activity: Playing with Light

Inside the IDEA Lab at Imagination Station, there is a tinkering space, located at the front of the learning world, which features monthly activities that are open to the public and included with admission. You can stop by for a few minutes or a few ...

Posted By: Emily Helm | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 06

August Events at the Toledo Zoo

TOLEDO, Ohio — Soak up the sunshine and summer fun at the Toledo Zoo!Through Friday, August 19 Summer Safari Camps sponsored by McDonald’sGo wild this summer vacation at the Toledo Zoo with Summer Safari ...

Posted By: Andi Norman | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 05

UT Department of Music to Add New Jewel to its Crown with Glass City Singers Auditions – September 9

The University of Toledo Department of Music will hold auditions September 9 for a brand new singing group, The Glass City Singers. The group is a new choral ensemble coming to Toledo in September 2016. This group will be made up of young singers ...

Posted By: Brad Pierson | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 01

The Franciscan Center Announces July Events

The Franciscan Center announces July events. The Franciscan Center of Lourdes University is pleased to announce its July 2016 slate of events. Friday, July 1 through Friday, July 8 The Lourdes University TRiO Support Services department presents its ...

Posted By: Aaron Iffland | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 01

Upward Bound Theater Week

Friday, July 1 through Friday, July 8 The Lourdes University TRiO Support Services department presents its annual Upward Bound Theater Week. Funded by the U.S. Department of Education, the program prepares Waite and Woodward high school students for ...

Posted By: Aaron Iffland | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 27

Toledo's First Paranormal Convention feat. Paul Bradford

Toledo finally has a paranormal convention of its very own and we want YOU to be part of it! Join us on September 17th, 2016 at the Collingwood Arts Center for an afternoon filled with supernatural fun! The Collingwood Arts Center is considered by ...

Posted By: Christopher Tillman | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 24

The Wizard of ODD

On July 9th, the Squidling Bros. Presents: A theatrical retelling of an iconic American story - The Wizard of ODD.Directed by Matterz Squidling and Mackenzie Moltov Collingwood Arts Center8pm doors 9pm show $16 (day of show) Presale tickets: $12 2 ...

Posted By: Matthew Broomfield | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 24

Audition Notice for "Monster Makers"

The Valentine Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the fall Studio A musical, “Monster Makers,” Saturday, July 9 from 1 to 5 p.m. in the Studio A theatre, 410 Adams St., Toledo. Those auditioning should prepare 32 bars of a song ...

Posted By: Elizabeth Cottle | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 24

Call For Artists

Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce Sponsors 3rd Annual Swanton Fine Art Exhibit and Sale of Local and Regional Ohio Artists - Call to Participate Swanton Area Chamber of Commerce is issuing a Call for Participation to Artist for the third annual ...

Posted By: Neil Toeppe | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 22

Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit Concert

7th Annual “Jolene Minty - Breast Cancer Awareness Motorcycle Run” Local Toledo band, *Flatline Revival, will play a benefit concert $20 single or $25 couple meal included $10 for non-biker meal Findlay Moose Lodge 1028 W Main Cross ...

Posted By: Ashlee | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Pizza Palooza 2016

Who has the best pizza in Northwest Ohio? That question will be answered on July 22nd and 23rd at the 6th annual “Pizza Palooza” presented by The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce and the Sylvania Area Joint Recreation District. The ...

Posted By: Rebecca Cook | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

2016 SCAC Summer Theatre Production Workshop Camp

Calling all child actors, singers, and dancers (ages 10-17): Do you have what it takes to put on a show in a matter of less than 2 weeks? Are you a star on the stage? Are you ready to make tons of new friends? Well, do we have something for ...

Posted By: Jennifer Z. | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 13

TMA Announces Executive Team Changes

With the retirement of its chief operating officer, the Toledo Museum of Art is making several staff changes at the executive level. Carol Bintz, who has been with the Museum for 25 years, will retire as chief operating officer on July 1. ...

Posted By: Teri Sharp | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 13

Adam Grant: Art for Life Exhibit & 20North Gallery Re-Opening

20 North Gallery Re-Opens with “Adam Grant: Art for Life” Exhibition of major paintings by late Toledo artist and Polish national hero in the arts Toledo, OH—June 10, 2016. On Saturday, June 25, 20 North Gallery will re-open, after ...

Posted By: Eric L Hillenbrand | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 09

Arts Commission Seeks Part-Time Marketing Coordinator

The Part-time Marketing Coordinator position will set and guide the strategy for all communications, website, and public relations messages. For the position description, click the link below. To apply, email cover letter, resume, and two letters of ...

Posted By: Ryan Bunch | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 06

Party Artsy with Wine and Canvas

There is no better of a time out then sipping your favorite drink, singing along with your favorite songs and painting! Our talented local artist walk you step by step to paint your own masterpiece. Come alone or bring a group- with our wide variety ...

Posted By: Wine and Canvas | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 06

Tinkering Space: Jitter Critters

Design a creature to bring to life! You’ll learn how to use a motor to get your creature moving. Teach your critter to dance and doodle, slide and shake in a way that’s all your own.Press Release Contact Name: Sara Jones Press Release ...

Posted By: Sara Jones | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 06

Glass City Record Show

Buy-Sell-Trade all kinds of music - 33s, 45s, CDs, tapes, 78s, T-shirts, movies and more! Sunday, June 12, Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Rd. in Toledo. 10-4 pm, admission $1. Dealer tables $35. 419-450-6255.Press Release Contact Name: ...

Posted By: Stephen Gagnon | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 01

Oil and Gas Extraction and Your Health

Oil and gas drilling has spread quickly across Ohio. Many communities are living with wells, compressor stations, processing plants, and pipelines are asking whether this development affects air quality and their health. Research and experience show ...

Posted By: Rachel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 30

Black Ice Band in Free Concert

The celebration begins Wednesday, June 1, at 6:00 p.m. when the Black Ice Band featuring Toledo Bluesman Bobby G. “takes the lawn” of First Presbyterian Church, 200 E Broadway Street in Maumee. They will deliver a soulful, high-energy ...

Posted By: Bill Woodruff | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 27

Glacity Theatre Collective to perform at the Toronto Fringe Festival House of Vinyl

House of Vinyl - Center Theatre, Center for Performing Arts on UT main campus, June 25 & 26, 2016Written by Edmund B. Lingan and Timothy LakeToronto Fringe Festival, June 29 – July 10, 2016Toledo: Glacity Theatre Collective has been selected ...

Posted By: Holly Monsos | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 23

A Celebration of the Life and Art of Robert 'Bob' Mazur

Robert 'Bob' Mazur (1938-2015) was an extremely respected professor of art at Bowling Green State University and an important artist locally, nationally, and regionally. His work is highly collected and hangs in many private homes and businesses. He ...

Posted By: Lindsey Harrison | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

"Big Fish" Presented by Perrysburg Musical Theatre

A circus, a giant, a mermaid, a witch and many, many daffoldils... Perrysburg Musical Theatre is excited to announce our summer musical, BIG FISH! Tickets go on sale June 8th. Watch for more details at www.perrysburgmusicaltheatre.org.Press Release ...

Posted By: Danielle Burkin | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

Fleetwood’s Tap Room Live Music: Kelley Swindall

Fleetwood’s Tap Room will feature live music throughout the spring and summer! Kelley Swindall will be performing on Friday, June 3 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Tap Room. Admission is FREE. Kelley’s style is a unique blend of soulful ...

Posted By: Nalani Petrangelo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

Fleetwood’s Tap Room Live Music:The Good,The Bad & The Blues

Fleetwood’s Tap Room will feature live music throughout the spring and summer! The Good, The Bad & The Blues will be performing on Saturday, June 4 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Tap Room. Admission is FREE. The rich sound of this band is ...

Posted By: Nalani Petrangelo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

Fleetwood’s Tap Room Live Music: Jo Serrapere Trio

Fleetwood’s Tap Room will feature live music throughout the spring and summer! Jo Serrapere Tio will be performing on Friday, June 10 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Tap Room. Admission is FREE. Jo Serrapere (sarah-pear), a songwriter from the ...

Posted By: Nalani Petrangelo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

Fleetwood’s Tap Room Live Music: The Overton Project

Fleetwood’s Tap Room will feature live music throughout the spring and summer! The Overton Project will be performing on Saturday, June 11 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Tap Room. Admission is FREE. Band leader Duval Overton has been a ...

Posted By: Nalani Petrangelo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 18

Fleetwood’s Tap Room Live Music: Ben Stalets

Fleetwood’s Tap Room will feature live music throughout the spring and summer! Ben Stalets will be performing on Friday, June 17 from 10 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the Tap Room. Admission is FREE. Cracking the egg that is Ben Stalets is two yolks: the ...

Posted By: Nalani Petrangelo | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 16

Radio Relay Day in Maumee

Maumee, OH – May 14, 2016 – Radio Relay Day is Saturday June 25 – 26, 2016 on the grounds of the Wolcott Heritage Center in Maumee. Members of the Toledo Mobile Radio Association will operate emergency communication equipment ...

Posted By: Kevin Rupp | Category: Arts and Entertainment