Press Releases - 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



Aug 29

Bach and Beer with cellist Steuart Pincombe comes to Toledo

On Monday, September 24th at 7:00pm internationally-recognized cellist Steuart Pincombe will bring together two of the finer things in life: Bach and Beer. Black Cloister Brewing in Toledo will open their doors for this special event, happening one ...

Posted By: Michelle Pincombe | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 22

Glass City Record Show 8/26/18

Vinyl Records - buy - sell - trade! Albums, 45s, CDs, tapes, 33s, 45s, 78s, T-shirts, posters and all kinds of music memorabilia. Knights of Columbus Hall, 4256 Secor Road in Toledo, 10-4 pm. Adm. $1. Information 419-450-6255.Press Release ...

Posted By: REBECCA LOCKE-GAGNON | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 17

Lost Arts at the Walker Tavern Farm Market

Celebrate the "Lost Arts" of the 19th Century at the Walker Tavern Farmers Market. Spinners, weavers, and quilters demonstrate their craft at the Sunday, August 26 market. This summer also marks the 10th anniversary of the Walker Tavern Farmers ...

Posted By: Laurie Bolak | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 17

The Untitled Improv Show - Ottawa Tavern - 8/19 at 7PM

The Untitled Improv Show is back, and we're hosting a special show to raise funds for FilmToledo, NW Ohio's newest regional non-profit film commission. Come on out to the Ottawa Tavern for a night of spontaneous comedy, raffles and prizes, and ...

Posted By: Michael DeSanto | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Aug 03

Perrysburg Musical Theater Company Auditions for Parade

PMT ANNOUNCES AUDTIONS FOR PARADE (Perrysburg, OH) Perrysburg Musical Theatre Company (PMT) will hold auditions for its production of the Broadway musical “Parade” 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, August 22nd and Thursday, August 23rd. Auditions are ...

Posted By: Elizabeth Johnston | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 25

THD Motor Night - Car, Truck & Bike Show

Cruise on over the third Thursday of August and show off your favorite Car, Truck or Bike. Food will be available for purchase from Rodney's Coast 2 Coast Cuisine, plus Music, Door Prizes and a 50/50 raffle to benefit the Nation of Patriots Tour ...

Posted By: Brittinee Huntley | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 23

Emerging artists exhibit

20 North Gallery presents emerging artists exhibit, ARToledo 2018: Chrysalis Oil, acrylic and digital painting by three local artists in juried exhibition Toledo, OH—July 20, 2018. 20 North Gallery presents ARToledo 2018: Chrysalis, an ...

Posted By: Condessa M Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 23

TFAS100 Mid-Summer Evening “DO” at 20 North Gallery

Toledo Federation of Art Societies presents free Open House on July 28 TFAS100 Mid-Summer Evening “DO” at 20 North Gallery in downtown Toledo Toledo, OH—July 20, 2018. As a member group of the Toledo Federation of Art Societies ...

Posted By: Condessa Croninger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 23

The Paul Todd and Paul Todd, Jr. Summer Concert Series

Father and son musical duo, Paul Todd and Paul Todd Jr., will be entertaining audiences at St. Patrick of Heatherdowns as part of their summer concert tour on July 24. The Todds "entertain, inspire and bring virtuosity" to their shows as they ...

Posted By: Brian K Grinonneau | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 19

Celebrating Dr. Seuss July 20 & 21 at Sauder Village

Archbold, OH – Sauder Village will host a new Dr. Seuss Weekend on Friday and Saturday, July 20 and 21 as part of the 2018 Author Days event. With a variety of hands-on activities, special demonstrations and free admission for anyone dressed ...

Posted By: Kim Krieger | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jul 08

Sculptor Carruth Creates Exclusive Piece for Packo’s

Renowned local sculptor George Carruth has created a new work exclusively for Toledo’s most famous eatery, Tony Packo’s®. Now available for sale, the piece can be found in the five Packo’s restaurant locations around the ...

Posted By: Karen Meek | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Dreamscapes, Small Town Americana, Art Opening-Art Shumaker

FREE Father's Day Event: “Dreamscapes, Small Town Americana, paintings of Art Shumaker” opens with a reception on Father's Day, Sunday, June 17th from 1-3 p.m at the Way Public Library Gallery, 101 E. Indiana Ave., in Perrysburg. ...

Posted By: Annette Jensen | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Dog Days of Summer Adoption Event

The Toledo Area Humane Society is gearing up for a BIG pet adoption day at The Shops at Fallen Timbers! Stop by and meet some of our adoptable dogs and puppies that will be on site and ready to go home. Multiple pet related vendors will also be ...

Posted By: Sara Eiden | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Lightning Lockers Announces New Stock Program

Toledo, OH—June 13, 2018 —Lightning Lockers, LLC proudly announced the immediate availability of metal lockers for school, personal and industrial use in both grey and tan. According to the company, many customers were requesting stock ...

Posted By: Olivia Tylor | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

Birthplace of Inventions

Wednesday, June 20 Cost: $99 for members; $114 for nonmembers Bus departs from Lourdes University parking lot M at 8 a.m.; returns around 6:30 p.m. Buffet lunch is included Thomas Alva Edison was one of America’s most famous inventors. The ...

Posted By: Pablo Vinuesa Berchetti | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 21

School and Industry Collaboration Garners Awards at Gibsonburg Sculpture in the Village

TOLEDO, OH – Sculptures created by Toledo School for the Arts students were among the winners this past weekend at Sculpture in the Village in Gibsonburg, OH. TSA students Zach Garn, Shane Hackett, Treyvon Johnson, and Olivia Parr created ...

Posted By: David Saygers | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Reminder: First Three City Pools Open Saturday

Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz on June 1 announced an accelerated schedule for opening the city’s public pools and splash pad. The first three of the six Toledo pools -- Pickford, Wilson, and Jamie Farr -- open this Saturday, June 9. Pool ...

Posted By: Ignazio Messina | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

The Arts Commission Announces Finalists for Close Park Public Art Commission

The Arts Commission’s Art in Public Places Program is commissioning a work of public art, engaging play as a theme for Close Park in West Toledo. Nestled in a densely populated neighborhood, the park is adjacent to Blessed Sacrament Parrish, ...

Posted By: Nathan Mattimoe | Category: Arts and Entertainment



Jun 07

Island Green Week 2018

Event Coordinators, Description of Event, & Sponsors This week-long celebration, Island Green Week, 2018, will run from August 4 to August 11. The Lake Erie Islands Nature & Wildlife Center, Lake Erie Islands Conservancy, OSU’s ...

Posted By: Jackie Taylor | Category: Arts and Entertainment