All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Bill Engvall says "Here's Your Sign" to Toledo

Bill Engvall first dipped his toe into stand-up in 1980.  "When I started [comedy], I never saw it lasting this long. It wasn't even a job, it was just a hobby. And here it is, 35 years later, and I'm still doing it, and I love every minute of it,” Engvall admitted. Famous for his

Last Call for great country/rock

Take a heavy dose of hard-driving, old-school rock, mix in an equal part of that vintage country twang, and give it a decade of experience playing for crowds both large and small. What you end up with is: Last Call, a band whose new age hybrid of sounds is making them a hot ticket throughout

"The Nutcracker" returns to life

A local artistic tradition returns to the stage on Thanksgiving weekend as the Ballet Theatre of Toledo brings director Nigel Burgoine's legendary production of the Nutcracker to the Valentine Theatre. Since 1996 when Burgoine’s choreography was first performed by the Toledo Ballet, local audiences have been enchanted by his version of the Tchaikovsky classic. Burgoine