All posts by Jordan Killam

Jazz with Ethos: Talking Ear Releases Eponymous Album June 17

Talking Ear, a five piece progressive music ensemble is comprised of musicians and friends Estar Cohen (vocalist), Daniel Palmer (guitarist), Benjamin Maloney (pianist), Ben Rolston (bassist), and Travis Aukerman (drummer). Their first album is set for release on June 17, marking the culmination of years spent collaborating artistically. We chatted with Estar Cohen and Travis

Indie Rock and Donuts: CryFace Releases New Studio Album, Suds, on June 16

CryFace will release a long-awaited studio album, Suds, on June 16, 2017. It marks the Blissfield-based quartet’s first legitimate effort with professionally produced material, with the release heralded by a show at uptown’s Ottawa Tavern. The Toledo City Paper caught up with band members Ian Cotter, Levi Makula, Daniel Cotter, and Robert Neyrinck to discuss

And Finally, Heartbreak… Toledo Opera performs Vanessa

This season’s romantic trilogy with American composers at The Toledo Opera has drawn to a close. Audiences laughed heartily and wept with joy during performances of Rossini’s The Barber of Seville and Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro, but all good things must come to an end. Vanessa, the tragic opera composed by Samuel Barber, marks

Dance Theatre of Harlem to Perform at The Valentine Theatre

The world-renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) will bring Toledo a unique combination of ballets, hand-selected for our city this month at Toledo’s Valentine Theatre. The TCP caught up with Virginia Johnson, the company’s Artistic Director, to discuss details of the show. Johnson was a founding member of the company and performed with them for