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Art in Ann Arbor Explores Social Change

Talking About a Revolution: Art, Design & the Institution is a symposium that delves into the role of the arts in creating social change. In some sense, it will address today’s political climate and past events— how visual artists, writers, art educators, and activists are using and have used their work to speak their truth

Expecto Bar Crawl Takes Over Downtown

Wizards, muggles, and witches–– get together for the big Harry Potter event of the year––Expecto Bar Crawl. Participating bars, HomeSlice Pizza, The Blarney, Fleetwood’s, Black Cloister, Bronze Boar, Cock n’ Bull and Downtown Johnny’s, will mix up tasty concoctions for themed drinks. Ticket purchasers will be granted a souvenir cup, a wizard lanyard (required for

Downtown419 Trolley Hops Return

Tis the season for festive trolley rides. The Downtown419 Trolley Hop is back for another cheerful year, making stops at Plate One, Mutz, and Fleetwood’s Tap Room. Get into the spirit as the trolley cruises through downtown, celebrating the holiday with illuminated lights. Alcohol is permitted on the trolley, so any drinks you don’t finish

Pitch and Pour Event Welcomes Local Entrepreneurs

LaunchPad Incubation at the University of Toledo presents the 7th Pitch & Pour event where local entrepreneurs will pitch their business ideas, competing for a $10,000 cash prize. The competition will award a high tech, web-based, or a growth industry business model with potential to develop into successful organizations. A less dramatic version of Shark

Toledo SOUP Returns for Crowd-Funded Projects

Toledo SOUP brings crowdsourcing to a local level with soup and snacks from area chefs. Four local entrepreneurs make a brief presentations outlining their proposed community projects. Attendees vote for their favorite project and the winner takes home funding of up to $1,500 to develop the winning idea. $5 | 4-6pm | Sunday, November 11

BGSU Establishes Lake Erie Center for Fresh Water and Human Health

Representatives from nine universities and research institutions have collaborated with Bowling Green State University to establish the Lake Erie Center for Fresh Water and Human Health. The new Center advocates investigation of cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms and increase scientific discoveries. Learn about the collaborative effort during a news conference, reception, and panel discussion on Monday,