All posts by Jeff Klima

The Underground River author to speak at the Maumee Branch Library

Quickly becoming one of the most celebrated authors in Ohio, Martha Conway specializes in historical fiction with a strong humanist focus. On June 20, she released her latest novel, The Underground River, about a pair of cousins who join the abolitionist movement. Conway will read from her latest effort at the Maumee Branch Library and

Find Your Why at Code City

Are you not a multihyphenate in life? Would you like to be? Join local attorney, author, speaker and advocate Diana Patton for her Code City talk, ‘Find Your Why’. Specializing in the fields of creativity, entrepreneurship and tech, Code City is a forum for networking and tech innovation in the Glass City, encouraging meeting with

Robert Easter Jr. returns home to Toledo

If someone hasn’t made this guy Toledo’s official Native Son yet, they ought to. Undefeated boxing legend-in-the-making, Robert Easter Jr., returns to his hometown to battle Russian, Denis Shafikov. Defending his IBF lightweight title and his 19-0 professional boxing record, 14 of Easter’s wins have come by knockout. An alternate on the U.S. Olympic boxing

Toledo Mud Hens collaborate with Team Recovery

Breaking from theme’s, like Star Wars Day and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Night, the Toledo Mud Hens tackle a serious subject: heroin, with Hens and Heroin. The ball club has pledged 100 percent of the proceeds from the evening to helping with area addiction recovery. The Mud Hens collaborate with Team Recovery for

The Toledo Museum of Art Book Club

Snark rules in Grayson Perry’s Playing to the Gallery: Helping Contemporary Art in Its Struggle to Be Understood, the Toledo Museum of Art Book Club’s selection this month. Perry, an artist known for his ceramic vases and his proclivity towards crossdressing, has penned a humorous aid to getting the layperson to appreciate art in its

Franklin Park 16 to screen The Other Guys

Quick! Who is Ozzy Osbourne’s drummer? Who plays bass for Rob Zombie? You can name major performers like Bon Jovi, Alice Cooper and Billy Joel, but can you name the people who provide the backing sound? Hired Gun, a one-night only special from Fathom Events, is a documentary about the music industry’s biggest unknowns— the