All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Second Annual Maumee Film Festival Showcases Local Artists

Budding filmmakers rarely have the chance to see their work screened in an actual movie theater in front of a live audience — particularly if they have made a short subject, a film of, at most, ten minutes in length. But area artists will soon have that chance at the second annual Maumee Film Festival,

30 years of revitalizing UpTown

It  took 30 years, but Toledo’s UpTown is arguably one of the coolest areas of downtown Toledo. Whether you want to shop DIY items, sip craft beers, enjoy late-night eats, shop for local food, or hang out a park, the area of Adams Street from 11th street to Collingwood has most of what anyone wants.

The Dutchman Takes Flight at the Trunk

The Dutchman, by poet and playwright Amiri Baraka (then known by his birth name, LeRoi Jones) created a sensation when first performed in New York City in 1964. The story of a white woman engaging with and provoking a black man on a subway train in New York City, the show was intended as an