On February 9, 2017, Kehinde Wiley spoke to locals about his solo exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art, Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic. Today— exactly 368 days after his visit to Toledo for a Masters Series Lecture at the TMA— Wiley joined artist Amy Sherald in debuting the official Obama portrait in The National
In 1971, Carole King released her second album, Tapestry, which earned the 29-year-old singer-songwriter worldwide recognition. Not bad, but also almost the norm for Carole. Her career really began over a decade earlier when the 17-year-old wrote her first number one hit for the Shirelles, “Will You Love Me Tomorrow”. Those early days of her career
A true jazz legend, Kahil El’Zabar has been making music for a half century. For most of that time, he has been the leader and percussionist of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble, which he co-founded in 1973. This year, the group— now with members who were born after El’Zabar began his music career— is touring the
The Hollywood we know today exists because of an Ohio native; born in Hicksville, Daeida Wilcox Beveridge is known as the “mother of Hollywood.” She went west in 1886, and following her vision of utopian wealth, developed the land for the Hollywood library, post office, and city hall, and many other landmarks. Ohio always seems
Following 2014’s short film “Holy Toledo,” UT alum Charissa Gracyk’s new documentary, “Toledo: The Prohibition Chronicles,” premieres at the Collingwood Arts Center (2413 Collingwood Ave.) at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 7, 2018. Currently living and working in L.A., Gracyk and her cousin, Gillian Perdeau, has been writing and directing material about Toledo for several years.
Submitted to us from the ACLU of Ohio, in the words of the author, Mike Brickner (Senior Policy Director, ACLU of Ohio): “We wrote this piece because we believe there can be no safety without justice. Now is the time for Toledo to say no to this misnamed initiative.” In June 2017, Toledo was selected as one of