All posts by Erin Holden

Poet Neil Hilborn Comes to Toledo

College National Poetry Slam champion Neil Hilborn’s The Endless Bummer Tour promises to cast a wide net over the range of human experiences. From poems focused on mental illness to more lighthearted topics— “Mating Habits of the North American Hipster” for instance— Hilborn’s material runs the gamut. Whether you’re listening to a real bummer or

For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again

Written by Michel Tremblay in honor of his mom, For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again is about how she encouraged him to read and perform, though she never got to see him realize success in his career. The play takes the audience through five different stages of their lives together in a funny and

Toledo City Council Meeting Discusses Street Parking

Free lunchtime on-street parking from 11am until 2pm was established in the 1980’s in downtown Toledo to encourage people to dine and shop in the area on their lunch breaks. With revitalization in full swing, there is talk of rolling back that free incentive. The upcoming Toledo City Council meeting, led by the Regional Growth,

Meet the University of Toledo Press

The University of Toledo Press is hosting an open house event for visitors to meet authors, have books signed, and purchase the latest literary releases. Authors whose work has been published by the UT Press include Barbara Floyd, Rick Markoff, David Ossman, Ben Morales and others. To keep up with the latest details on this

Visit Monarch Cards & Comics on Free Comic Book Day

Participating comic book stores across the continent are gearing up for Free Comic Day, when some comic books are free and there is no purchase required! Monarch Cards & Comics is joining in on the fun, so, if you want to save some bucks to support your insatiable appetite for all things comics, make your

¡Cinco de Mayo!— Celebrating May 5th in the 419

On May 5th, 1862, the Mexican Army was outnumbered by the French army, which had not been defeated for 50 years. But against all odds, and through courage and strength, the Mexican Army emerged victorious and the critical Battle of Puebla in the Franco-Mexican War is remembered to this day with Cinco de Mayo. Honor