All posts by Athena Cocoves

ONE EACH: Still Lifes by Pissarro, Cézanne, Manet & Friends

Edouard Manet referred to the practice of still life artistic depictions as “the touchstone of painting.” But the name “still life” is deceptive, especially in France, where the genre is referred to as “nature morte” (meaning “dead nature”) and the paintings are full of rich, evocative and lively brushstrokes. Explore the impact still lifes of

MultiFaith Council of NW Ohio’s MultiFaith Book Club

Explore religious and spiritual practices from around the globe during the MultiFaith Council of NW Ohio’s MultiFaith Book Club. In upcoming sessions, the club will focus on Huston Smith’s The World’s Religions, which provides essential elements and teachings of predominant world faiths. The club meets at the King Road Library from 2-4pm on January 25,

Robert Burns Celebrated Throughout the Area

Robert Burns, one of the most celebrated and influential poets of all time, is widely considered Scotland’s National Poet. Remember the late poet during a handful of area events held near his January 25 birthday: Bowling Green’s Naslada Bistro holds its fifth annual Robert Burns Dinner, featuring a five-course meal prepared by owner Chef Boby

4th annual Ramm Jam

Get in the groove with four local acts that bring the funk during the 4th annual Ramm Jam, a psychedelic showcase led by Toledo musician Jason Ramm. The lineup features jam-fusion from Ramm’s The Funk Factory, punky surf sounds from The Essentials, reggae from Columbus-based The Quasi Kings, and the stylings of Ramm and Derrick

Toledo Jazz Orchestra and Hot Latin Jazz

Warm-up on a chilly January night as the Toledo Jazz Orchestra performs Hot Latin Jazz numbers during this first show of the year. From Cha-cha to Bossa Nova, Samba, Tango and more, prepare to be enchanted by lively and hip-swinging rhythms. Get ready to dance! 7pm, doors | 8pm, performance | $28+ | Saturday, January

Flashlight Tours: The Look of Love returns in February

The Toledo Museum of Art’s popular Flashlight Tours: The Look of Love will return in February for a romantic look at love, in a new light. Four sessions are available for these adults-only, after-hours docent-led tours of the TMA collection. Enjoy a complimentary sparkling drink to toast the evening. Advance registration is required. Tickets typically