Press Releases - Arts and Entertainment


Jun 19

Presentation on Prohibition at Way Library - June 26

The 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 18th Amendment was marked earlier this year. It prohibited the sale, manufacture, and transportation of alcoholic beverages anywhere in the United States. Way Library announces a special presentation, ...

Posted By: Rose Mills | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 14

Toledo Library Receives Donation

The Toledo Lucas County Public Library received a special donation with items significant to the Tuskegee Institute as well as local African-American history. The items were recently donated to the Library’s Local History and Genealogy ...

Posted By: Kelsey Cogan | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 14

Toledo Museum of Art honored with Civic Improvement Commendation

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Garden Club of America presented the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) with a CivicImprovement Commendation for TMA’s commitment to exploring and implementing green and energy-efficient practices on its extraordinary campus. ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 14

David Victor Formerly of Boston Headlines Civic Music Hall

As a former vocalist/guitarist for the multi-platinum band Boston, David Victor performed on back-to-back North American tours and recorded a #1 charting classic rock single “Heaven on Earth”. Now forging his own path with his latest ...

Posted By: Denise Kovalevich | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 11

UToledo Theatre students studying abroad in Russia at the Moscow Art Theatre

Two students and a faculty member from the University of Toledo Department of Theatre and Film are currently in Russia for the month of June as part of a study abroad experience at the Moscow Art Theatre. In addition to taking classes with the ...

Posted By: Angela Riddel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 06

June 30 deadline approaching for Toledo Museum of Art trip opportunity

TOLEDO, Ohio – The June 30 deadline is approaching for new and current members of the Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) to win a five-day, four-night trip to sunny Los Angeles. One winner, chosen at random from all eligible entries received, will ...

Posted By: Mike Brice | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 06

Local Cockatoo gains national attention in commercial!

SYLVANIA, Ohio — The Animal Behavior Center is proud to announce that their mascot, Rocky “Valentine”, a Moluccan cockatoo was chosen to star in national commercials for Stanley Steemer that are being broadcast now. Due to the ...

Posted By: Lara Joseph | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 04

Sylvania Recreation & The Sylvania Rotary Club Present Burger Bash Media Day!

Sylvania Recreation & The Sylvania Rotary Club Present the 2nd Annual Burger Bash Media Day at the Wingate Hotel in Downtown Sylvania.Burger Bash Media Day will take place on Wednesday, June 12th at Noon at the Wingate Hotel in Downtown Sylvania in ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: 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