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Ann Arbor’s annual African-American Downtown Festival is back

Step into a world of vibrant culture and upbeat music with the annual African-American Downtown Festival in Ann Arbor. A full-day event featuring live music, vendors, street performers and more, this cultural heritage festival is fun for the whole family. Taking place in what was the heart of the African-American business district during the mid-20th

The 1st Annual Burlesque and Rockabilly Show at The Shrunken Head

Do you have a pompadour that just won’t quit? How about booby tassels, high heels and high-waisted hot pants? Cool cats and chicks are heading to Columbus in droves for the 1st Annual Burlesque and Rockabilly Show. Hosted by Mon Cherie Entertainment, this scintillating party features pin-up girls, greasers and four days of live music.

Camp Miakonda celebrates 100 years

Camp Miakonda has been creating memories for many years— 100 to be exact. The Boy Scouts of America open up their camp to the public on May 20, to commemorate the camp’s 100th birthday. Families can take part in outdoor activities like tomahawk throwing, shooting, cooking, carving and more. Learn the history of the camp

Celebrate the Kentucky Derby in Toledo

Circle 2445 brings its annual Kentucky Derby party back to the Toledo Museum of Art. This party is complete with a cash bar featuring Mint Juleps, and Bourbon tastings. A taste of Kentucky with southern fare, guests are encouraged to wear their most extravagant clothing for the Derby Digs Fashion Contest. Kentucky Chrome, featuring Jason

Humorous Lesbians Take Toledo: Comedian Poppy Champlin and her Queer Queens of Quomedy Are Laughing at Stereotypes

There’s a long-held rumor that lesbians aren’t funny— but like most rumors, uncovering the truth isn’t difficult. Just talk to an actual lesbian, like veteran comedian Poppy Champlin. Champlin, who boasts appearances on Showtime, LOGO, VH-1, Comedy Central and Oprah and the title of America’s Funniest Real Woman from The Joan Rivers Show, is heading

There’s No Place Like Home: Toledo Leads Community Awareness through Film

The sign says “For rent.” But if you know the drill, you know they won’t rent to you. And then you’re humiliated again— another rejection due to unfair treatment. Every day, Americans are discriminated against based on race, age, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation and family status. Renting or buying real estate becomes nearly impossible