Press Releases - Arts and Entertainment


Nov 28

Local DJ Nominated for Third Time Award

Local DJ Jason Kelley won Best DJ in 2013 &2014. He is hoping to bring home a third win for 2018. Jason has DJ'd many events this year for local Toledoans. And now he needs your vote. Here's the link to vote. ALSO... his entire crew is ...

Posted By: Laura Kelley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 28

Santa Paw Pictures-Golden Retriever Rescue Resource

Santa Paw Pictures-Golden Retriever Rescue Resource At Rover Come Over Doggie Day Care 3945 Albon Rd, Moncolva, OH 43542 Sunday Dec 2nd Dec 9th Santa Paw Pictures-Golden Retriever Rescue Resource Take your picture in Santa’s very own sleigh, ...

Posted By: Lisa Adair | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 15

Comedy Hypnotist Michael Night

National Touring Comic Magician and Hypnotist returns to Monroe Famous comic, magician and hypnotist Michael Night will be in Toledo for one show. When Night takes the stage he does a mix of stand-up comedy, mind-bending magic illusions, some very ...

Posted By: Mary Lou | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 13

Hey Day of Toledo rocks out at Northwood VFW #2984

This six-piece band plays light popular golden hits songs of rock and roll from the late 50's to the early 70's.They get great reviews on Facebook. Mix in a few popular country cross over songs and this will be your evening of fun and song. Johnny ...

Posted By: Jerry Spitler | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

Toledo Museum of Art KeyBank Museum Fellowship awarded to Asmaa Walton

TOLEDO, Ohio – Asmaa Walton has been named the first KeyBank Museum Fellow at the Toledo Museum of Art. Walton, who recently completed her master’s degree in art politics from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, is from ...

Posted By: Stephanie Elton | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

Belles of Christmas

Join a group of all women, all ages, all fun, and all about singing! Commit to a few weeks of rehearsal to perform at the ART LOOP Advent Walk, Lights at the Zoo and caroling downtown Toledo by limo!There is no fee to participate - just the desire ...

Posted By: Kate Philabaum | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

Nativity Festival

HeART Gallery produces this family-friendly, community event for four days in December, beginning with a Christmas Concert by the Academy Brass Quintet on Sunday, Dec. 16 at 3pm. Nativity sets from around the world are displayed throughout the ...

Posted By: Kate Philabaum | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

November 27, 2018 - Giving Tuesday NWO

Giving Tuesday NWO November 27, 2018 SeaGate Food Bank 526 High St. Toledo, OH 43609 (419) 244-6996 Giving Tuesday is a worldwide day of giving the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This year we have dedicated Giving Tuesday to our Project PJ campaign. ...

Posted By: Cheri Dennis | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

Gallery Exhibit Heirlooms and Holiday Decor

Attachment to antiques can be powerful. Items passed down through family generations, evoke memories, even when their function or value is unknown. HeART Gallery explores these sentimental attachments with an exhibit on Nov. 15-16 titled ...

Posted By: Kate Philabaum | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

“Blithe Spirit,” A Supernatural Comedy

Blithe Spirit, a supernatural comedy, tells the story of novelist Charles Condomine, who accidentally brings back the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, after hosting a seance with the local medium, Madame Arcati. Charles' second wife, Ruth, cannot ...

Posted By: Ellen Leonard | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Nov 07

EVAC Project: Experiencing Veterans & Artists Collaboration

The Wolfe Gallery at Maumee Valley Country Day School is featuring EVAC Project: Experiencing Veterans and Artists Collaboration an art project that brings veterans and artists together. The exhibition will run from November 13, 2018 to January 11, ...

Posted By: Melissa Kuhl | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 18

Adam Levine named executive director and CEO of Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens

TOLEDO, Ohio – The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) Deputy Director Dr. Adam Levine has been named the George W. and Kathleen I. Gibbs director and chief executive officer of the Cummer Museum of Art & Gardens located in Jacksonville, Florida. He ...

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Oct 18

Sunshine Boardwalk: Free Halloween fun!

It’s trick-or-treat for the whole community! Sunshine Communities hosts its annual Spooky Boardwalk from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 21 at its Maumee campus, 7223 Maumee Western Rd. Ghosts and goblins are welcome along Sunshine’s ...

Posted By: Robin Erb | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 18

Toledo Symphony League to host winter fundraiser

Holiday cheers, music and elegance will be the theme of the evening at The Toledo Symphony League’s Symphony and Snowflakes. The Toledo Symphony League’s winter gala – Symphony and Snowflakes, will take place at the Toledo Club ...

Posted By: Emily Wagy | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 18

Southview Band Mattress Sale

In the market for a new mattress? Come to Southview High School (7225 W. Sylvania Ave, Sylvania, OH) on 11/10 from 10AM - 5PM, and get your mattress from the Southview Band. Custom Fundraising Solutions carries brand name mattresses from Simmons, ...

Posted By: Diane Ley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Presents “The 33rd Annual Sylvania Fall Festival” – Sunday, October 21, 2018

The Sylvania Area Chamber of Commerce Presents the 33rd Annual Sylvania Fall FestivalPresented by Cooper-Smith and Dave White Chevrolet on Sunday, October 21st from 10:00am-4:00pm in Historic Downtown Sylvania.This year’s event is will feature ...

Posted By: Michelle Sprott | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Athena 115: Annual Juried Exhibition of Athena Art Society

20 North Gallery presents Athena 115 Annual juried exhibit of art by members of the Athena Art Society Toledo, OH—October 2, 2018. 20 North Gallery presents Athena 115, an exhibition celebrating 115 years of the Athena Art Society. The juried ...

Posted By: Condessa Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Frogtown Storytelling Guild Presents Tellabration! 2018

The talents of the Frogtown Storytelling Guild will be featured in Tellabration! 2018, a spoken-word concert of “stories for grown-ups.” The concert will take place on November 9, 2018 at the Maumee Indoor Theater (601 Conant St, Maumee, ...

Posted By: Regina Patrick | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet’s Amazin’ Grazin’ Auction

Maumee Valley Save-A-Pet will host its Amazin’ Grazin’ auction fundraiser from 6-10 p.m. Friday, November 2, at the Pinnacle, 1772 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee. The event includes silent and live auctions with Mexican, Asian and ...

Posted By: June Remley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Chinese Kung Fu and Folk Music

On October 30th, the Wulin Hanyun Kungfu Troupe, consisting of Shaolin Kungfu and folk music performances by masters from the Shaolin Martial Academy, will perform in UT’s Doermann Theatre from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. The acclaimed Shaolin Martial ...

Posted By: Harry Snelling | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 13

Relay for the Kids Zombie Run 5K - Saturday, October 27

Relay for Life and RockeTHON, two large philanthropy organizations on the University of Toledo's campus will be combining forces and putting on a Zombie Run 5k Saturday the 27th. This will take place on campus and registration will be 15 dollars. ...

Posted By: Nicole Liebnau | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 02

Cakewalkin' Jass Band Returns to Packo's

The Cakewalkin’ Jass Band will return to Tony Packo’s®! Tony Packo’s is thrilled to announce “Toledo’s oldest New Orleans style jazz band” will be preforming three Thursday evenings this fall. The concerts ...

Posted By: Scott Radel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Oct 02

Football Star Returns to Toledo for Packo's Bun Signing

Pro football veteran Brent Williams will be taking a hand-off from Tony Packo’s® to sign one of their iconic celebrity hot dog buns. The event marks one of the first times the former defensive end has visited the Glass City in the many ...

Posted By: Scott Radel | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 18

Firenation Pumpkin Bash 2018

A night of food and drinks in our studio and gallery space will be highlighted by a live glassblowing demonstration by artist Dean Allison. Spectators are free to roam the studio and gallery in our Holland location while glassblowers take the spirit ...

Posted By: Tara Outten | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 14

Toledo School for the Arts Celebrates 20 Years

Toledo School for the Arts is celebrating their 20th year during the 2018-19 school year. The school was founded in 1999 when a group of 130 students and 15 teachers started classes in the Secor Hotel in downtown Toledo. Since that time the school ...

Posted By: Laura Doles | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 14

The Dirty Song Book at the Ohio Theatre and Event Center

They are back with a bigger, longer, and even more debaucherous set of ditties - Cameron Cabot and Nathan Maslyk have perused and perfected The Dirty Song Book in such a way that is sure to make you middle right through your knickers. Loosely based ...

Posted By: Markie Miller | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 06

Actors Collaborative Toledo takes top honors at OCTA State Fest 2018

Actors Collaborative Toledo (ACT) represented Northwest Ohio at the Ohio Community TheatreAssociation’s State Fest in Columbus, Ohio over Labor Day weekend. Having qualified at the OCTANorthwest Regional Fest in June, ACT sent an excerpt from ...

Posted By: Jeffrey J. Albright | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 06

El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico to perform at Lourdes

Lourdes University is delighted to present a special performance by El Corazon de Mexico Ballet Folklorico on Wednesday, October 24 at the Franciscan Center, 6832 Convent Blvd. in Sylvania. A reception is offered at 6 p.m. followed by a Theatre ...

Posted By: Helene Sheets | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Sep 06

4th Annual Great Lakes Jazz Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hugh Ross (The H-Factor) https://greatlakesjazzfestival.net/ greatlakesjazzfestival@gmail.com 419-309-2401 4th Annual Great Lakes Jazz Festival & After Party Concert H-Factor Jazz Show presents... 4th Annual Great Lakes ...

Posted By: Hugh Ross | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 31

The Toledo Zoo is the Place to Host Holiday Parties

TOLEDO, Ohio-- Don’t let the planning of holiday parties and get-togethers drive you wild, let the Zoo help you celebrate the season in wild style! Whether you are planning an office party, family dinner, client appreciation event or simply a ...

Posted By: Shayla Moriarty | Category: Arts and Entertainment