All posts by Jeff Klima

Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day

You’re going to want to be at a local bookstore (or four) to celebrate Independent Bookstore Day on Saturday, April 29. Here’s the rundown on local book shops that have events planned: Gathering Volumes is opening an hour early, loading their schedule with an assortment of activities, including a coffee-and-donuts storytime, live music, author talks,

Back from a fire – Perrysburgers resumes what they do best

Perrysburgers has reopened after a devastating fire shuttered the burger joint nine months ago, and as far as we’re concerned, great food benefits from a little hardship. The fire marshals still aren’t sure what caused the fire at the cozy Louisiana Ave. restaurant in downtown Perrysburg that early morning, June 7, 2016, but a bit

Water Watch: Something is still fishy

Members of Advocates for a Clean Lake Erie (ACLE) were on hand to protest and hand out leaflets during John Kasich’s recent State of the State speech in Sandusky. “We’re not going to let him get away with using Lake Erie as a photo op, while he lets factory farms use it as a toilet,”

Toledo Ballet weaves contemporary parables with Tales of Grimm

Ballet suffers from the same image problem that a lot of classic arts do in the modern age— people think they don’t move fast enough. We’re a fast-paced society, too interested in our phones. But modern ballet includes elements of raw emotional power coupled with dramatic and intense allegories speaking to a higher truth. Modern

Book club art walk at the TMA

The journey of 100 feet begins with a single visit to the Toledo Museum of Art to join the Toledo Lucas County Library Toledo Heights Branch’s book club discussion of The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard Morais. This fictional story of an Indian boy growing up in his parent’s restaurant was made into a Spielberg-produced movie