All posts by Courtney Probert

Audition for The Rep’s “A Christmas Carol”

Now that summer is winding down, are you starting to think about Christmas? Well, if you want to star in Toledo Rep’s A Christmas Carol, then you better. The Rep is looking for passionate performers to play the roles in this timeless tale following Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformation from hating the jolly holiday, to

The Toledo Rep Performs Fun Home

Based on Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel, The Toledo Rep brings the pages to life with their rendition of Fun Home. Things get personal, as the play is reminiscent of Bechdel’s childhood, her memories at her family’s Bechdel Funeral Home, and her understanding of her own sexuality. The production addresses unanswered questions of her early years

An Intimate Evening with Sally Field

The Library welcomes Sally Field to this month’s Authors! program, presented by the Library Legacy Foundation. Field is an Academy award and Emmy award-winning actress, who climbed the ladder of success after enduring a troubling childhood. Field explains her life journey, along with the highs and lows of her early Hollywood career, in her memoir

Art Book Club Talks Family Matters

In A.J. Jacobs’ book It’s All Relative: Adventures Up and Down the World’s Family Tree, the understanding of what family means is explored in a comedic, but heartfelt journey through words. Join others at this month’s art book club discussion that will cover the world of family history and genealogy in preparation for the upcoming

Monroe Comic-Con Honors Pop Culture

Pop culture fans unite! Throw on your best cosplay costume, bring along your favorite comics, and head to the 6th Annual Monroe Comic-Con. Meet celebrity guests from a variety of shows including Supernatural, Power Rangers, Star Wars and many others while checking out over 100 vendor booths. Step away from the screen and see these

Gather at ToledoGROWS Harvest Market Dinner

For 23 years, ToledoGROWS has been serving our community by teaching people how to grow their own produce while helping to beautify our neighborhoods. In celebration, they will host a Harvest Market Dinner, showcasing fresh, sustainably-grown local foods with a craft beer tasting, including more than 20 area chefs and brewers. Money raised at this