All posts by Jeff Klima

Fantasy Book Club reads A Gathering of Shadows

Fans of V.E. Schwab will be delighted to learn that the Fantasy Book Club is continuing to review the adventures of Kell Maresh, adopted prince of Red London. Meeting at Gathering Volumes, the Club will be reading A Gathering of Shadows, sequel to the smash hit A Darker Shade of Magic. Picking up four months

Local author Terence O’Leary’s new book is historical fiction

Most of us will never have to endure the profound hardships of our ancestors. Surviving a famine, voyaging across the ocean with only the clothes on your back or leaving your entire family behind to seek a better life in another land are not modern, first-world problems. And while these struggles still exist around the

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo with the Toledo Symphony

You better run to this show by 80s heartthrob Pat Benatar and her husband/guitarist Neil Giraldo when they join the Toledo Symphony and hit you with their best shot at the Stranahan Theater. Four-time Grammy winner and singer hits “Heartbreaker,” “We Belong,” “Love is A Battlefield,” “Shadows of the Night” and “Hell is for Children,”

Monthly Classic movie Afternoon shows The Man Who Knew Too Much

Morocco is the setting for high stakes espionage when Alfred Hitchcock directs Jimmy Stewart in The Man Who Knew Too Much. Playing at the Waterville Branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library as part of their monthly Classic Movie Afternoon, Stewart stars as a father whose son has been kidnapped in a twisting plot

Lourdes University offers three week course in wine

Is your wine knowledge not where it ought to be? Do you fail to discern the earthy mouthfeel of a good Bordeaux? Up your wine game with Traditions of French and Spanish Wines, a three-week class from Lourdes University’s Lifelong Learning Program. Nicholas Kubiak, a certified specialist of wines and spirits, will teach the class,

Cupcake Showdown at Handmade Toledo

What’s better than spending a Saturday at Handmade Toledo? How about spending a Saturday there eating lots of cupcakes! For the sixth annual Cupcake Showdown, the Children’s Theatre Workshop (CTW) is bringing some of the area’s best bakeries together for a pint-sized cake party. Gorge yourself on festively decorated treats at the sweetest fundraiser in