James McMurtry spends hundreds of hours in a van each year, traveling American’s highways on the way to 100 plus shows with his band. The travel, McMurtry explains, provides the inspiration for his geographic detail-filled songs. The song “South Dakota,” the story of a young military veteran returning to the small town and family farm
Hear from the minds behind 20 North Gallery’s In Otherworlds exhibit during a special talk with artists Craig Fisher and Dan Hernandez, who will both discuss their works in the show. Printmaker Fisher will speak at 7pm and new media painter Hernandez will speak at 7:30pm. Question and answer session will follow. Friday, September 22.
Cue the emotional violin music for Francis Ford Coppola’s powerful film adaptation of Mario Puzo’s classic novel, The Godfather. Part of Fathom Events’ presentation of TCM’s Big Screen Classics, the film will be prefaced with commentary by Ben Mankiewicz and Tiffany Vazquez— not that you’ll need an explanation to enjoy this lush, epic tale with
The Toledo/Tracy Chevalier love affair continues! Chevalier, who was recently in town to speak at the Toledo Museum of Art (read our interview with the author online at toledocitypaper.com), is the focus of the Toledo Book Club’s next discussion. Chevalier’s hit novel Girl With A Pearl Earring will be read and discussed when the group
The Toledo Lucas County Public Library is home to the Literati Club. The group, which does fundraising and literacy-raising events, is promoting the latter, with its After Hours Event featuring author Amor Towles, known for his books Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow. Towles will speak about both novels and answer questions. Books
The executive order signed by President Donald Trump on Jan. 27 banning travel from seven countries and indefinitely halting Syrian refugee resettlement in the United States disrupted numerous American lives. Although the order has been blocked by a federal judge, and that ruling has been upheld by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, there are