Artists thrive on events. Since the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of local performances, exhibitions, festivals, and other revenue-generating opportunities for artists have been canceled. For most artists and musicians, this loss is significant— and there has been little recourse to make up the missed funds. Fortunately, The Arts Commission has responded with a new $10,000 grant program.
UPDATE: To tip other area bartenders, check out the TOLEDO/SE MICHIGAN SERVICE INDUSTRY VIRTUAL TIP JAR that Gabi Kiss shared with us on Facebook. For the service industry, booze-filled holidays like St. Patrick’s Day feel like Christmas. Pub crawls bring in fantastic crowds, with spirited visitors buying, and tipping, more than usual. This year is different,
For many Toledoans, public transportation is a necessity. According to a 2015 transportation survey conducted by The Ability Center of Greater Toledo, 19.1% of respondents reported using services from the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority (TARTA) regularly. According to survey respondents, most trips are for medical appointments, shopping and work, with the core demographic including
Are you feeling antsy? You aren’t alone. While “social distancing” is an ethical imperative, state-mandated solitude is also lonely and difficult. If you are looking for an equally-ethical reason to get out of the house, then go donate some blood. It’s needed now more than ever. Since the coronavirus pandemic began to grow in the
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Did you know, each summer, The Arts Commission provides area teens with the opportunity to get paid to make art in Toledo? Or that, last summer, more than two dozen artists were able to pursue projects because of accelerator grant money? Or, that thousands of dollars are awarded to local artists each year? Maybe you