All posts by Athena Cocoves

Harvey’s hairy situation

American playwright Mary Chase’s 1944 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Harvey, is a comedy of errors like no other. When social-climber Vera becomes embarrassed by her sweet, calm-tempered brother, Elwood P. Dowd, and his ( imaginary) friend Harvey, she seeks to commit the half-fictional duo to a sanitarium. Unfortunately, the psychologists accidentally commit Vera, not her brother,

Fresh water cooking

Central American, Mexican, Caribbean and Mexican-American street vendors, bodegas and eateries offer agua fresca (Spanish for ‘fresh water’). This refreshing, non-alcoholic summer beverage has become a favorite Latin export in recent years. Prepare and sample several infusions, including hibiscus tea, horchata, mango, melon, watermelon and tamarind, during the Aguas Frescas Cultural Cooking Class at Nana’s

The TMA’s new collection of Kara Walker prints

Contemporary artist Kara Walker creates art in a variety of media. Exploring race, gender, sexuality and violence, Walker’s diverse portfolio, includes cut-paper, paintings, prints, installation, film and public artworks, which highlight the artist’s incredible range and iconic voice. In her 2005 series Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated), recently acquired by the Toledo Museum

The Finders Keepers Vintage Market comes to The Shops at Fallen Timbers

Find some like-minded vintage enthusiasts during the Finders Keepers Vintage Market at The Shops at Fallen Timbers. The travelling vintage market will bring creative, talented vendors selling vintage, antique, handmade, up-cycled and re-loved items to the outdoor mall on Saturday, June 16 for your buying— or browsing— pleasure. Get first dibs on unique goodies the

The Henry Ford Museum presents House Industries: A Type of Learning

The creative process, on display From sculpture to engineering, fonts to fashion, interior design to infrastructure, the creative process persists across industries. The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation presents House Industries: A Type of Learning. On view through September 4. Free with museum admission. $22/general admission (12-61), $20/seniors, $16.50/youth, Free/children (2 and under). Henry Ford