All posts by Athena Cocoves

Chef Battle Tournament in Detroit

Are you a fan of cooking shows? See one in real life as Detroit’s kitchen mavens compete to be named the city’s best chef during the Chef Battle Tournament Series. Winning chefs will advance to the Midwest Regional Chef Battle. Tickets include live entertainment, samples from chefs, voting ballot for crowd favorite. Guests 21+ receive

Punk Rock at The Longhorn Saloon

Follow up your early evening metal concert with a four-act lineup of punk rock at the Longhorn Saloon. Toledo noise rockers Sog City perform with Chicago hardcore punk act The Kreutzer Sonata, Michigan hardcore punk and grind band Snuffed Out, and Toledo punk rockers Sick Jeans. $5 | 9pm, doors | 10pm, bands | Saturday,

Metal Show at Allied Records

Start your Saturday night off right with a special early evening show at Allied Records Navarre. Detroit power violence act Surfer James will join Toledo shoegaze Outside and Toledo sludge metal band PYTHIAN for an in-store concert. 5pm | Saturday, March 23 Allied Record Exchange, 3253 Navarre Ave., Oregon 419-697-5538 | Alliedrecordexchange.com | Free

GoLab Performs at Original Sub Shop

Synthesizer and drums duo GoLab will bring their stripped-down, beat-heavy rock sound to The Original Sub Shop & Deli and share the stage with two other local acts for this after-hours show. Five-piece Pawn Pawn channels moody new wave while duo Crystal has a rare brand of dance rock. $5 | 8pm | Saturday, March

University of Toledo’s 42nd annual Spring Festival of New Music

Celebrate the sounds of modern and living composers at the University of Toledo’s 42nd annual Spring Festival of New Music, Friday, March 15 through Sunday, March 17. This full weekend of events includes free concerts and performances at ticketed events by two internationally recognized contemporary composers, Adam Schoenberg and Elaine Hagenberg. For the full schedule

Fundraising in Frame

What’s a work of art worth without a good frame? We’re not interested in finding out. Fortunately, American Frame is helping locals, including students at the Toledo School for the Arts, find out the worth of a good frame with a pop-up showroom at TSA throughout March. American Frame employees have set up a temporary