All posts by Athena Cocoves

Kid Brother Keeps The Familial Familiar

Have you ever felt surprised that people actually like you? For those suffering from “imposter syndrome”— an uncanny feeling that one day, everyone else is going to realize you’re just a pathetic freak— take comfort in knowing that Kid Brother, a Northern Virginia-based poppy rock n’ roll five-piece, can relate. Despite almost three years of

Enter TCP’s Poetry and Fiction Contest

Got the ‘write’ stuff? We’re looking for the best poems and short stories about the 419 that the Glass City has to offer for our annual poetry and fiction contest. Entering is easy. Write an original piece of short fiction or poetry (your choice!) about Toledo and keep it 419 words or less. The deadline

4th Annual Black Swamp Punk Fest

Celebrate the Glass City’s raw music scene, during the fourth annual Black Swamp Punk Fest. Catch over a dozen bands, including out-of-towners and local favorites. $10 at the door | Bands at 6:30pm | Saturday, May 4 Frankie’s Inner-City, 308 Main St. 419-698-4020 | facebook.com/frankiesinnercitytoledo

Violent Bloom Show at Original Sub Shop

Saturday, 4.27 / The Original Sub Shop Toledo chamber pop trio Violent Bloom sports a name that fits their sound. Aggressive but feminine, their style fluctuates between moody and uplifting harmonies. Playing with Bowling Green’s Teamonade and Detroit’s Scarlet Lies at The Original Sub Shop & Deli. 8pm | Saturday, April 27 402 Broadway St.b|

Explore Drawing with Yusuf Abdul Lateef

Handwriting is unique and may reflect an individual’s personality. And if analyzing handwriting is valid, what about interpreting an artist’s personality through art? Join accomplished Toledo artist Yusuf Abdul Lateef to explore how drawing can be used to express emotional intelligence, imagination, memory and personal experiences during The Intuitive Hand: Drawing Exercises from Within. The

NY artist Joseph Cavalieri Teaches Master Class at TMA

Did you know that some of the most common idioms and early moral lessons date back to a slave and storyteller who lived in ancient Greece in 600 BC? From “slow and steady wins the race” to “honesty is the best policy,” Aesop’s Fables continue to educate, enchant and inspire, influencing pop culture, children’s books