All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Valentine actors to bare it all in comedic musical

Director Jim Norman was blunt with actors auditioning for the production of The Full Monty. The musical— an Americanized version of a classic 1997 British comedy film— relates the story of six unemployed and down-on-their-luck steelworkers who are inspired by a touring Chippendale’s troupe. The group decides to earn cash by stripping as well, except

New installations bring beauty and symbolism to renovated Promenade Park

As the resurrected Promenade Park celebrated its grand reopening last month, attendees were treated to some magnificent sights, in addition to the sounds of music. Several stunning art installations have been added to Promenade, with more works to make their debut as part of the Momentum Art and Music Festival (September 15-17). From an illuminated

An updated guide to Toledo’s open mics

Whether you’re a veteran performer looking to test new material, or a rookie trying to overcome those stage-fright jitters, Toledo’s booming artistic scene offers plenty of chances to work in front of an audience via an open mic. “Open mic” is a catch-all term for an event that offers the opportunity to perform in front

Toledo Summer: Outdoor Concerts

One of the great pleasures of the summer is experiencing an outdoor concert. Gathering with fellow music lovers (often on your own chairs) in a gorgeous setting to share in the language of the soul often makes for memorable experiences. And with the variety of locales offering a series of concerts over the next few