A true jazz legend, Kahil El’Zabar has been making music for a half century. For most of that time, he has been the leader and percussionist of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, which he co-founded in 1973. This year, the group— now with members who were born after El’Zabar began his music career— is touring the
For Matt Foss, assistant professor of theatre at the University of Toledo, the upcoming production of David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Proof” at the UT Center for Performing Arts comes at an extremely exciting time— not just for himself, but for the program as a whole.
African American comic creators from around the country are coming to Toledo to share their stories and inspire a new generation of artists at the second annual Glass City Black Comix Festival, Saturday, February 10 at the Main Branch of the Toledo Lucas County Public Library.
“La donna e mobile” is perhaps the most famous single piece in all of opera, despite the fact that it is frequently presented out of context. The tune, a bouncy aria performed by the Duke in Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto, has been utilized in everything from movies to spaghetti commercials. But within the original show,