All posts by Erin Holden

Artistic Escapism

The Toledo Museum of Art’s Great Art Escape is full of events for both kids and adults. Art lovers, no matter their taste, can’t help but find something to enjoy at this event. TMA will unveil their free TMApp for visitors to download and use during a scavenger hunt through the galleries. Every day there

Art Loop Lights

Head downtown for the winter wonderland with the last Art Loop of 2018. Christmas shopping with local vendors at Handmade Toledo’s Mini Maker’s Mart, beautiful light displays, and all manner of holiday-themed gifts make this an evening you won’t want to miss. The Hensville lights are back by popular demand, with two new light installations

Atomic Pop Perrysburg

63-year-old twins Mark and Michael Kerse, together, comprise Mr. Atomic, a surrealist pop art duo whose work will be on display at the Perrysburg Municipal Building beginning in January. Mr. Atomic’s paintings, often with a comic-book sensibility, also depict celebrities (like Marilyn Monroe and The Beatles), bright landscapes, and eccentrically rendered animals. The 18 paintings

Poignant Photographs

Rowan Renee’s photography tackles subjects as diverse as sexual abuse, the vibrant traditions of New Orleans, and women’s mystical power. The nude subjects in her tintype photographs hold arresting expressions that leave you wanting to know more. Renee is also known for her installations, sculptures, street art, and printmaking. Learn more about her at

Toledo Voices at Play

Feel like you may have written (or could write) the next great American play? Now might be your chance to let your talent shine. The Toledo Repertoire Theatre is calling for submissions to “Toledo Voices,” a night where local playwrights bring their unproduced manuscripts and participate in a series of readings, followed by feedback from

The King and I at The Valentine

In the film adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical, The King and I, a widowed Welsh mother, Anna, becomes the governess and English tutor to the wives and children of King Mongkut of Siam. When the personalities of the King and Anna clash, drama ensues while Anna is teaching the English language, customs, and etiquette