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Toledo Arts Gone Wild

(my August 2008 post)

  • When : Aug 6-8, 2009
    • Kick-Off Celebration: Thursday August 6, 6:00-9:00 p.m., Jazz in the Garden, Reduced ticket price
    • Arts Gone Wild Festival: Friday, August 7 - Saturday, August 8, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. There is no charge for parking or admission to Toledo Botanical Garden. All Arts Gone Wild performances & activities are also free of charge.
  • Why : For the second year, the area's leading cultural organizations will showcase their wealth of cultural experiences, featuring free performances, demonstrations, story telling, strolling performers, hands-on activities and more
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Art on the Mall - University of Toledo - 2008

(my late July 2008 reminder post)

Today, July 27, is the Art on the Mall exhibit at the University of Toledo.

More than 100 artists have been selected to display a broad variety of work at The University of Toledo's 16th annual Art on the Mall juried art exhibit Sunday, July 27, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Centennial Mall in the center of Main Campus. Most of the 115 artists have UT or Medical University of Ohio connections, whether as alumni, former students, faculty, staff or other ties. The art fair also may include up to 25 non-affiliated artists.

Glass, photography, ceramics, jewelry, watercolor and oil paintings, wood, fiber, pen and ink, mixed media and sculpture will cover one of UT's most beautiful locations. Children's activities, including face painting and art activities, will be offered throughout the day, and live music will be played as well.

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ARTOMATIC 419 and other arts news June 2008

ARTOMATIC 419 MEETING NEXT WEEK

Do you want to get involved with Artomatic 419, coming back to Toledo in April 2009? We are starting the planning process, with our first introductory meeting on Wednesday, June 25, 5:30pm. We will meeting in the 1st floor rehearsal space in our Professional Building, 1838 Parkwood Ave Toledo OH 43604.

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Allied Media Conference 2008

  • Where: McGregor Conference Center (495 Ferry Mall) and Community Arts Building on the campus of Wayne State University in Detroit.
  • Why: The Allied Media Conference cultivates media strategies for a more just and creative world. It is the primary point of intersection in the U.S. for alternative media makers and committed social justice activists.
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Live Work Create Toledo

(my Nov 2007 post)

Main Web site : LiveWorkCreateToledo.org

Arts Commission of Greater Toledo : Programs and Services : Live Work Create Toledo

City of Toledo : Mayor's Initiatives

Toledo City Paper : Aug 29, 2007 article - Live. Work. Create. - Executive director of the Arts Commission lays out Toledo’s first attempt at centralizing a local arts district.

Toledo Blade : Aug 22, 2007 article - Toledo creates an 'arts zone' over 22 blocks downtown - The arts zone is part of the Live Work Create Toledo development initiative, a partnership involving the city and the Arts Commission of Greater Toledo.

Toledo Arts Zone

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Lucas County will name its first poet laureate

(my Nov 2007 post)

Nov 30, 2007 Toledo Free Press story :

County Commissioner Ben Konop sees the City of Toledo as poetry in motion. Konop recently started making plans to name Lucas County's first-ever poet laureate. Konop met with a committee that included published poet Nick Muska, University of Toledo professor Timothy Geiger and county staff members.
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