All posts by Joni Johnson

The Nutcracker Legacy Lives On

  Photo courtesy of Toledo Ballet The classic Christmas fairy tale The Nutcracker is a Toledo tradition. While many dance companies around the nation have cancelled performances this year, the Toledo Ballet and The Ballet Theatre of Toledo are committed to deliver this enchanting performance.  As the pandemic persists, however, this year’s Nutcracker will look a little different. 

Family-owned flower truck is the right place for the right plant.

Flowers provide a sense of happiness for just about anyone. As the sight and smell stimulates dopamine, serotonin, and oxytocin,  it’s no wonder we feel so good when someone gives us a beautiful, hand-picked bouquet or when tending a home garden full of blooms. In these difficult times especially, Marla McMillan’s new Flower Truck, a

New Galleries At Gathered Glass Feature Two Unique Exhibitions

In the past six to eight months, Gathered Glass renovated the upstairs space above their storefront into two, beautiful exhibition spaces for public viewing. Artists, including Gathered’s Gallery Manager Ian Welch, relocated their working studios to another area on the floor, and walls were knocked down in order to create a larger gallery space. Finished

14+ Toledo-based Etsy Shops That Will Inspire You

Art highlights culture. The true importance of supporting local artists in any area is contributing to the health, wealth, growth, and hearts within communities. Toledo is no exception and has proven with time how indispensable the arts are for all generations now and to come. To show our support to some of many incredible Toledo-based

The Mix: Bringing Brightness and Dancing into Your Home

Video games, puzzles, and maybe even your Zoom karaoke sessions, might now be feeling lackluster, whether it’s your fourth, fifth, or sixth quarantined Friday night at home. To offer some exuberant weekend entertainment, The Arts Commission annual fundraiser, The Mix, is hosting a unique live-streamed DJ set by Scotty Boombox tomorrow night, Friday, May 15,