All posts by Sam Koros

Reggio’s Qatsi trilogy to be screened at the TMA

As Hollywood’s offerings are increasingly turning into nothing but sequels and reboots, people are going to the movies less and less. But for the discerning film buff, the Toledo Museum of Art is offering a chance to experience some of the cinematic art’s great classics. Beginning Thursday, August 4, director Godfrey Reggio’s stirring, epic and

Local Bluesman Croons Globally

Toledo’s vibrant music scene delivers a compelling artist in solo bluesman Andrew Michael Ellis. His down-to-earth, one man show blends folk, delta blues, blues rock, and metal in a raucous, lively blend of traditional sounds and distorted guitar while his powerful voice delivers raw and gritty blues vocals. Currently preparing to tour Europe, we caught

Ann Arbor’s Appleseed Collective blends American roots with new flavor

Looking for some upbeat, old-time string music? No one quite delivers like Ann Arbor’s The Appleseed Collective. The eclectic, folksy, string band will liven up Maumee’s Village Idiot with fiddles, mandolins, washboards, and more on Friday, April 29 at 10pm. Playing their unique blend of contemporary indie sounds and American roots music, singer and guitarist

The growth of the Farm Labor Organizing Committee, in photos

You might not realize it, but NW Ohio was once a battleground in the migrant farm laborer rights movement. In 1978, 2,000 migrant workers walked off their jobs at Northwest Ohio’s Campbell Soup facility, citing workplace injustices. Those brave activists were all members of the Toledo-based group, The Farm Labor Organizing Committee (FLOC), founded almost