Put on a beret, pour the coffee and snap your fingers when Poetry Speaks goes off at the downtown Library. Hosted by Toledo Poet Laureate Jim Ferris, the event will feature special guest James Siegel, author of How Ghosts Travel. Spiegel, a finalist for the Ohioana Book Award, travels from San Francisco, where he hosts
Coloring, which used to be just for kids, has now become an artistic discipline and a meditative hobby done in social circles, akin to yoga. If you are interested in finding the calming embrace of putting markers to paper and staying in the lines, check out Gathering Volumes’ Coloring Book Club. Bring colored pencils, pens,
Nature and photography go together like peanut butter and jelly. As a professional nature photographer, Rick Lieder knows this all too well. See 90 of his photographs during his solo show “Wild Light” at the National Center for Nature Photography. Lieder’s work is featured in a series of stunning picture books—Step Gently Out, Sweep Up
Storytelling, an invaluable skill, allows you to relate to an audience while conveying key information about a larger issue. Not just for creatives, The Importance of Storytelling is a presentation by Amanda Filippelli for the ongoing Code City series. Filipelli, an associate editor for the Oyez Review in Chicago, has worked in every aspect of
On Monday, August 14 the Wood County Main Branch Library invites you to bring a dish to share, made from recipes found in The Hungry Girl: Clean and Hungry cookbook by Lisa Lillien. The ongoing Page to Table series, hosted by Kristen Wetzel and Jenny Swope, selects a different cookbook monthly for participants to experience
“Poetry is truth in its Sunday clothes,” said Joseph Roux, but don’t feel like you have to dress to impress when Calvino’s Restaurant hosts their monthly Poetry Uncloistered event. Special guest poets, including Dianne Borsenik, will perform selected readings with an open mic opportunity for the public, with a five minute limit on public readings.