All posts by Cassie Haddad

James McMurtry: Tales from the van

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

Out-of-this-world talk at 20 North Gallery

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.

Fathom Events’ shows The Godfather

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

Author Amor Towles joins Literati Club for After Hours Event

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