Critics did not know what to think when Bauhaus released their first album, In the Flat Field, in 1980. A music magazine referred to the nine-song album as “nine meaningless moans and flails,” and other reviewers were similarly dismissive. Today, In the Flat Field stands as one of the most influential and important goth albums.
Warm up in February by cooling down with three days of free fun at ProMedica’s Fire + Ice Festival. From Thursday, February 21 through Saturday, February 23, Promenade Park will offer outdoor activities, such as ice sculptures, ice skating, video games on the big screen, a charity soup cook-off and more. Heated tents throughout the
Celebrate the people who are making a difference in our community during the Community Solidarity Response Network of Toledo’s (CSRN) Black Lives Matter Awards. CSRN will honor 25 Toledoans under the age of 45 who make an impact on Toledo through hard work, activism and sacrifice. Show your appreciation during this evening of awards, dinner,
At 89 years of age, the Japanese contemporary artist Yayoi Kusama has had a celebrated career. She is the biggest selling female artist of all time with countless retrospectives of her work. She has a museum opened in her name, now filled with her works, and she doesn’t stop. Explore her life, her prolific career,
Performance artist Carrie Mae Weems’ newest production, Past Tense, builds on her previous endeavor, Grace Notes, a project inspired by President Obama singing “Amazing Grace” after the Charleston church shooting where nine African Americans were killed. Past Tense explores issues of race, class and politics, examining the past to better understand the present. $34-$60, prices
The Great Lake’s own Joshua Davis brings his modern folk music to the Ark’s stage. His single “Just Getting By” (Earthwork Music) speaks of everyday struggles and victories in a small town. Northern Michigan native Luke Winslow-King shares his mastery of New-Orleans/Michigan gospel blues. These two songwriters bring the community together through song. $30 |