All posts by Jason Webber

Fight the power

Upon essayist and social critic James Baldwin’s untimely death in 1987, the Notes of a Native Son author left behind an unfinished manuscript titled Remember This House. Composed of Baldwin’s memories and recollections of the lives of his late friends Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and Medgar Evers, the unfinished memoir was adapted

Lights! Action! Hensville Lights brighten up the Warehouse District

….And Hensville, along with Toledo Edison, Lexus of Toledo, and Pilkington North America, collectively said, “Let there be lights.” And there were— more than 200,000 of them, illuminating the Downtown Warehouse District near Fifth Third Field, beginning Saturday, November 11. The Hensville Lights will be set up in the heart of the Warehouse District along St. Clair Street

Girlfriending book release party at Gathering Volumes

No one said love was easy— and more often than not, it is anything but. Just ask local author and retired educator Christopher Werkman, who examines the highs and lows of the mysterious force called “love” in his new book Girlfriending: A Collection of Stories. Werkman, whose work has appeared in literary magazines across the