All posts by Kelly Thompson

Bassel and the Supernaturals at TMA

Bassel Almadani grew up in the college town of Kent, Ohio, but now finds himself on an international stage. His project, Bassel and the Supernaturals has performed all over the world, promoting awareness of the Syrian refugee crisis.

Yusuf Lateef and James Dickerson share space

Local artists Yusuf Lateef and James Dickerson, aka dirtykics, have collaborated on a one-of-a-kind exhibition now at Maumee Valley Country Day School. Lateef, cofounder of Radiant City Arts, a for-profit collective that emphasizes arts education, is a visual arts instructor at the Toledo School for the Arts. Dickerson is a street photographer whose recent themes

Jlin, a musical experience

Jlin began producing music in 2008; her debut track “Erotic Heat” pushed her to the front of the up-and-comers line, and her 2015 full-length, Dark Energy, was also well-received.