Artistic Director Nigel Burgoine of the Ballet Theatre of Toledo brings the classic holiday ballet to life. The Nutcracker, a tale of a toy that comes to life, fights a rat king, and finally takes the protagonist to a magical, doll-filled kingdom, rings in the season at The Valentine Theatre. $25-$40. 7pm on Friday, November
Bird’s Eye View Circus Space is showcasing talent from their students and teachers with My Best Self Circus. It will be an evening of ground acrobatics, daring aerial acts, and dance performances, all of which are geared toward pushing people to, as their name indicates, be their best selves. The theme is all about self-improvement,
Behold the beauty of art made by students, faculty and alumni of Bowling Green State University at the 14th Annual ArtsX. The holiday showcase features musical, theatrical and dance performances, including live exhibits, demonstrations, hands-on activities and artists booths for artwork sales. This year, Verb Ballets, a contemporary ballet company, is the featured act. Events
Take a trip to Monroe for the River Raisin Ballet Company’s performance of The Nutcracker. More than 90 dancers make this Christmas favorite come to life with snowy scenes and sugarplum fairies. River Raisin Centre for the Arts has been described as an incredible place to see ballet, making it well worth the road trip.
What happens when you mix opera with a modern country western? We have no idea, but we’re excited to find out when the UT Opera Ensemble sets the story of Mozart’s “Cosi fan tutte” in a country bar. The comedic opera about two men wondering if their wives will remain faithful will kick off with
Practical joker and then radio announcer Orson Welles caused a minor panic for listeners of his live reading of the science fiction novel, War of the Worlds on-air in 1938. With tensions in Europe at an all time high, America was already on edge with the real threat of another World War, and listeners called