Community is a huge part of every city. Without community, we can’t relate to one another, sympathize with each other and we can’t make our city grow to its potential. TED Talks are about empowering and educating people and Toledo had its own TEDx Talk to help us become a better community. Will Lucas, photo:
Small town dreams became big time achievements for local band Silver Age. Four Temperance, Michigan teens turned their wildest dreams into reality when they became the Ernie Ball PLAY Warped Tour winners this year. Silver Age beat out 17,000 bands for the grand prize of playing on the main stage and getting to work with
Pictures are worth a thousand words, and with the millions of photos Instagram has to offer, you’re in for a never-ending book. Check out these Instagram feeds to get your local Toledo fix. Elyssa Sue @rustbeltgems Follow for: your daily dose of all that nature has to offer. From food to gemstones, this feed will
Are you or someone you know an aspiring dancer? Toledo Ballet is having an open house, allowing those interested to peek in on classes and tour the dance studios. Toledo Ballet offers more than just ballet, you can learn jazz, hip hop, tap and more. Parents and volunteers will be available to answer any questions.
Nature and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly. As a professional nature photographer, Rick Lieder knows this all too well. See 90 of his photographs during his solo show “Wild Light” at the National Center for Nature Photography. Lieder’s work is featured in a series of stunning picture books—Step Gently Out, Sweep Up
Toledo is forming a strong, artistic sense of self with the help of all of its unique residents. We went to the annual Toledo Museum of Art Block Party on July 8 to see how people of all different backgrounds showed off one of the most personal forms of art: style. Name: Jamie Curls Where