Birds of Chicago

JT Nero (JT & The Clouds) and Allison Russell (Po’ Girl) are too perfect as a duo not to officially form a band.

Theater Events May

[Friday, May 4] Solomon: Love Him, Leave Him A man of faith, success and talent is challenged on all levels when a new woman strolls into his life. $20 in advance, $23 at the door. New West YMCA Theatre, 2110 Tremainsville Rd. 419-475-3496. [Friday, May 5, Saturday, May 6] Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare’s timeless love

Love, death and music

One of the towering centerpieces of opera comes to the Peristyle stage  as Toledo Opera brings to life Giacomo Puccini’s masterwork Turandot on Friday, May 11. Since its premiere in 1926 (a year after Puccini’s death), Turandot has moved audiences with its dark and sweeping vision and exotic Asian setting. It’s the tale of a young

The show about the show

[title of show] (and yes, that is the actual title of the show) is one of those gems that true theatre aficionados pray for, hoping that some enterprising Toledo-area troupe will someday attempt to mount.

Warm wild words

A welcome outlet for Toledo’s cozy literary community returns as the inimitable Tara Armstrong launches a new series of public readings at the Glass City Café. The series runs on the third Friday of the next six months. While earlier readings have focused primarily on poetry, this time around the net has been cast wide,

Old time tastes

City-dwellers can get back to basics as the 577 Foundation continues its popular series of Urban Homesteading workshops on Wednesday, May 16.