All posts by Athena Cocoves

FilmToledo Hosts The Actors’ Workshop

Are you an actor looking to move from the stage to in front of the camera? Meet local filmmakers and other area actors during The Actors’ Workshop, hosted by FilmToledo at the Heatherdowns Branch Library. Actors of all skill and experience levels are welcome to discuss acting techniques, analyze film acting, participate in improv exercises,

Planned Pethood Celebrates 40 years of Rescue

These days, we all know the importance of spaying and neutering pets to prevent the overpopulation of dogs and cats, but this issue wasn’t always common knowledge. In the Toledo area, the movement was first organized in the 1960s and 1970s, with one local organization emerging as an invaluable resource. Since 1979, Planned Pethood has

Issue Box Theatre’s presentation of “Every Brilliant Thing”

If you were to make a list of every brilliant thing about the world, how would you start? Explore this question, in the context of a story about a child visiting their mother in the hospital after a suicide attempt, during Issue Box Theatre’s presentation of Every Brilliant Thing. Two performances are scheduled, the first

Scott Hocking Documents What We Leave Behind

“Finding the beauty in everything” isn’t a cliche that Detroit-based artist Scott Hocking concerns himself with. Not everything is beautiful, and, most importantly, beauty isn’t everything. Instead, Hocking cares about impact and evidence, asking: what do the things we leave behind say about us? In his photo series Shipwrecks, Hocking documents the surprising “preponderance of

National Welcoming Week is September 13-22

Celebrate the diverse cultures that strengthen our community during National Welcoming Week, September 13-22. On Saturday, September 14 at 11am, US Together Toledo will host the Welcoming Toledo picnic, a community potluck, at the Sylvania YMCA and JCC (6465 Sylvania Ave.). On Tuesday, September 17 at 6pm, share stories about the people, places, ideas and