All posts by Erin Holden

The Human Element Premiers October 10

The premier of The Human Element focuses on the men and women at the center of the fight against climate change. From wildfires and hurricanes to rising ocean levels, these are the people who have dedicated their time to make a difference. The documentary highlights that the battle is being waged as we go about

Tent City 2019

Tent City, a local festival in its 29th year, dedicated to love and compassion for people without adequate housing, is a donation-funded event to promote dialogue between those who live on the street and those who don’t. Bring a tent and stay the night, hear people’s stories and learn about what can be done to

Arlo Guthrie performs at the Ark

Make the trek up to Ann Arbor to hear folk-rock, singer-songwriter legend Arlo Guthrie at the Ark for The Alice’s Restaurant Tour. He’ll regale you with stories while performing his extensive catalog of Americana with references to political activism. There’s no better way to experience Arlo than at an intimate space like The Ark. $50-$85

Midwest Poets Read Toledo

Five poets honor the glass city with Toledo-centric poems at the Midwest Poets Read Toledo event. You’ll hear Dan Denton, a published author who also works on an assembly line at Toledo’s Jeep factory, multiple Pushcart Prize nominee Cal Freeman from Detroit, Matt McBride, F. Daniel Rzicznek, and Terry Blackhawk, all of whom have a

The Final Back to Jack

Now in its 35th year, Back to Jack is a celebration of the life of beat poet and novelist Jack Kerouac. The Toledo Poetry Museum hosts the event, where attendees will have the chance to read their favorites from the author’s catalog— poems, monologues, and novel excerpts up to five minutes long. This year marks

Birmingham Library hosts Trivia at Tony Packo’s

The Birmingham library branch is stepping up their trivia game with a Tony Packo’s night. Enjoy a cold one and a classic Packo’s hot dog as you test your knowledge in a variety of topics, either as a lone wolf or with your buds. Prizes abound in this competitive new trivia night series, so don’t