Press Releases - Arts and Entertainment


Jun 04

Toledo Museum of Art announces winners for 10th annual Ekphrastic poetry contest

TOLEDO, Ohio – The winners of the 2019 Ekphrastic Poetry Contest at the Toledo Museum of Art have been selected and were recognized at an awards ceremony on Friday, May 31, 2019 in the GlasSalon.Ekphrasis— literary writing about ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 04

The Heiress

By Ruth & Augustus Goetz The Heiress takes place in the stately townhouse of Dr. Austin Sloper and his daughter Catherine. Set in the 1850’s, it is about a tumultuous struggle between a father and daughter over love, money, and family ...

Posted By: Mary T. Boyer and Mary F. Aufman | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 04

Actors Collaborative Toledo and The Village Players Theatre

Actors Collaborative Toledo and The Village Players Theatre are proud to present our summer collaborations with the area premieres of two powerful, thought provoking plays: “The Other Place” by Sharr White and ...

Posted By: Jeffrey Albright | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 30

Toledo Museum of Art announces new director of facilities

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) has hired John Yaniglos as its new director of facilities.Yaniglos, an experienced construction and facilities professional, joins the Museum from Mosser Construction, Inc. where he served as the ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 30

Stray Kids Short Film Premiere

Join us for the official premiere screening of Stray Kids, an original short film developed by some of Ohio's most talented -- the kids and teens from P. Marie Talent. In addition to the screening, guests will enjoy an entertaining atmosphere with ...

Posted By: Layani Jones | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 30

You Will Sing Better in Toledo - FREE Summer of Song

The Pride of Toledo Chorus is offering a Free Summer Program to women of all ages! No experience necessary...just like to sing! Join us for the summer and sing in a community event or two! Beginning June 4 - Tuesday Nights 7-10pm 2530 Parkway ...

Posted By: Ruth | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 22

Museum’s Art After School show highlights works from area students

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Art After School Show, highlighting work from areastudents is now on display in the Community Gallery, which is located on the first floor of the west wing of the Museum.Art After School is an out ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 20

Toledo Museum of Art to return vessel to Republic of Italy

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) and the Italian Ministry of Heritage and Cultural Activities announced today that they have reached an agreement for the repatriation of an object in the Museum’s collection. The Attic ...

Posted By: Stephanie Elton | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 20

Most Blessed Sacrament Parish Festival

Most Blessed Sacrament Parish Festival June 6-9 Thursday, June 6: 6-11 p.m. Friday, June 7: 5 p.m.-midnight Saturday, June 8: 5 p.m.-midnight Sunday, June 9: Noon-6 p.m. Join us for the best festival in town! Music by Athens Wheeler – ...

Posted By: Diana VanWinkle | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 14

Local Theatre Going to National Theatre Competition

ACTORS COLLABORATIVE TOLEDO TO APPEAR AT NATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Actors Collaborative Toledo from Toledo, Ohio is proud to announce that its production of A Life by Adam Bock has won the honor of performing at AACTFest 2019, the National Community ...

Posted By: Jeffrey Albright | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 10

The University of Toledo Department of Art faculty member awarded Ohio Arts Council grant

Deborah Orloff, associate chair and professor of photography with the University of Toledo Department of Art, has received an Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council for her body of work, “Elusive Memory.” In addition, her ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 07

Boho by The Bay Artist Market

Point Place parade day outdoor BOHO Market Crazy crafters, artists, makers, woodworkers, leather artisans, aromatherapy, boutique clothiers, food trucks, and of course... the Point Place Parade! We are celebrating CREATIVE COMMUNITY! Join us at the ...

Posted By: Kay Zaleski | Category: Arts and Entertainment



May 03

The Amazing Race BG

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce ACT*BG Project Team will host their annual event, Amazing Race Bowling Green on Friday, May 10th. Proceeds will benefit the Bowling Green Middle School literacy Initiative. Participants can sign up a team or ...

Posted By: Kelzey | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 30

37th Annual Whitehouse Cherry Fest

This year’s 37th Annual Whitehouse Cherry Fest will be held June 6-8, 2019. We are expecting a great year with a Military reception, 15+ large amusement rides, live entertainment, a fireworks show, and so much more! We have ...

Posted By: Josh Torres | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 26

St. George Cathedral Summer Festival

Middle Eastern & American Food & Entertainment. Children activities, carnival games & crafts. Beer, wine & spirits and Big Six Wheel. Bands include; Grape Smugglers, The Beef Carvers, Arctic Clams, Not Fast Enuff & Boffo. ...

Posted By: Tony Sommer | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 26

Ninth Annual Ohio Bead Shop Hop

Hi! My name is Anita Tristan of Bonita Bead Boutique located in Perrysburg, OH. We're having our 9th Annual Ohio Bead Shop Hop next week. We hope were not to late to add to your community events calendar. If you have any questions please contact ...

Posted By: Anita Tristan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Ohio Museums Association recognizes Toledo Museum of Art with three awards at annual gathering of museum leaders

The Ohio Museums Association (OMA) recognized the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) with three awards at its annual conference held recently in Akron, Ohio. TMA Board Chair Cynthia Thompson was recognized as Museum Advocate of the Year, TMA’s Teen ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Northwest Ohio Latino Fest at Lucas County Fairgrounds

Celebrate the histories and cultures of those whose ancestors come from Mexico, the Caribbean, Central and South America. The Northwest Ohio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce invites the entire community to celebrate the heritage, food, music, dance and ...

Posted By: Josh Torres | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Art Loop

The Loop is Toledo’s signature monthly arts experience. Explore the downtown creative community through self-guided tours of the art, artists, and spaces that inspire a vibrant Toledo. The Loop is a program of The Arts Commission, presented in ...

Posted By: The Arts Commission | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Momentum Festival

Momentum: Celebrate the transformative vibrancy of the arts for our city and region with a festival of glass, music, art, and makers. Momentum is a three-day festival in downtown Toledo, Ohio, centered on our revitalizing waterfront along the Maumee ...

Posted By: The Arts Commission | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Perrysburg Symphony Spring Side-by-Side Concert

Perrysburg Symphony Presents Season Finale: Mozart and Tchaikovsky Side by Side The Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra closes its 2018-2019 Concert Season in a Side-by-Side Concert with the Perrysburg Junior High String Ensemble on Saturday, April 27 at ...

Posted By: Karen T. Biscay | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 25

Local Authors Raise Money for Charity

Northwest Ohio Authors Host Books for Babies to Support Austin’s Book Club Perrysburg, Ohio | 27 April, 2019: – Local author organization, Northwest Ohio Authors, in conjunction with Perrysburg’s only independent bookstore, ...

Posted By: Sandra Hults | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 19

UT Theatre and Film Department faculty member wins national award from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Matt Foss, assistant professor of theatre with The University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film, has won a national playwrighting award. His adaptation of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT is the recipient of the Kennedy Center's David Mark ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 09

Square and Contra Dance - April 13, 2019

Come and join us on Saturday, April 13th at 7:30pm for the monthly Square and Contra dances held at the Rossford United Methodist Church, 270 Dixie Hwy (downtown Rossford). This is a family-friendly event with live music and a caller. All dance ...

Posted By: RB | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 09

Sisterhood on Steel: Women’s-only riding event

Contact: Brittinee Huntley, Marketing Director, 419-346-2055 toledohdmarketing@gmail.com Sisterhood on Steel Women’s only riding event to be held at Toledo Harley-Davidson Toledo, April 6, 2019 – Toledo Harley-Davidson® is proud ...

Posted By: Brittinee Huntley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 04

Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce “Sylvania Spring Expo & Market”

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce presents the 17th Annual FREE “Sylvania Spring Expo and Market, Presented by Dave White Chevrolet, Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Sylvania Sports and Exhibition Center at ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Appold Planetarium presents Apollo 11

The Lourdes University Appold Planetarium presents Apollo 11. This July, it will be 50 years since the world watched Apollo 11 Commander Neil Armstrong land on the moon and declare it “…one small step for man, one giant leap for ...

Posted By: Briana Peters | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Toledo Library Receives Grant from Million Dollar Round Table Foundation

The MDRT Foundation has awarded a $2,500 grant to the Library Legacy Foundation of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library for Family Engagement programming this summer. Through its global grants programs, the MDRT Foundation is committed to building ...

Posted By: Kelsey Cogan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Apr 03

Toledo Museum of Art Board names John Stanley as Interim Executive Director

Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Board Chair Cynthia B. Thompson announced today that John Stanley, the Museum’s director of special projects, would serve as interim director of TMA while an international search is conducted. The appointment is ...

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Mar 25

The Second Annual April in Pairs-Burg Fundraiser - April 5th

The second annual April in Paris-Burg Perrysburg Symphony Orchestra Fundraiser comes again to the Carranor Hunt and Polo Club, 502 E. Second St., Perrysburg, Ohio on Friday, April 5, from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. The event features string and brass ...

Posted By: Karen T. Biscay | Category: Arts and Entertainment