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“Blue” Tuesday Talk

Join the Toledo Opera on Facebook or YouTube for their Blue Tuesday Talk on Tuesday, August 16 at 6:30 p.m. This free, virtual public panel discussion composed of artists, scholars, and Toledo community members goes beyond what’s on stage and delves into the themes found in Blue that can be seen in today’s contemporary society. Panelists include: Tazewell Thompson – NAACP Theatre Award-winning librettist ... Read More

WGTE on the Road: Blue Day

Mott Branch Library 1010 Dorr St, Toledo, Ohio

Join the Toledo Opera, WGTE Public Media, and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library on Thursday, August 18 from 9 AM until 4 PM for WGTE on the Road: Blue Day at Mott Branch Library for a full day of free events in anticipation of this month's production of Blue! Stop in at Mott Branch Library for live performances by the cast of Blue, ... Read More

Pretty/Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics with Linda Mizejewski

League of Women Voters of Delaware County 39 W Winter St, Delaware, Ohio

Women’s comedy has long been a prime spot for women to talk back and break taboos in mainstream popular culture. But women in comedy have traditionally been pegged as either “pretty” or “funny.” Attractive actresses with good comic timing such as Katherine Hepburn and Lucille Ball have always gotten plum roles in romantic comedies and television sitcoms. In contrast, women who write and perform their ... Read More

“Blue,” presented by Toledo Opera

The Toledo Opera presents Blue, an innovative new opera about an African American family in Harlem. As the couple anticipates the birth of their firstborn, a son, with both hope and fear. As the baby grows into a young man, the mother worries for his future, and the father tries to prepare his son for the realities of 21st century ... Read More

Franklinton Friday Open House

Ohio Humanities 541 W Rich St, Columbus, Ohio

Stop by the Ohio Humanities office during September Franklinton Fridays, a neighborhood-wide celebration of art, performance, and community. Mingle from location to location and come to know all that the Franklinton Arts District has to offer.

Blood, Brains, and Lobotomies with Mindy McGinnis

Coshocton Public Library 655 Main St, Coshocton, Ohio

Author Mindy McGinnis shares the research behind her Edgar Award-Winning Gothic historical thriller, A Madness So Discreet. Learn about how doctors treated brain injuries in the 1890’s and the different aspects of care for the mentally ill – for better or for worse. Also included is a brief history of the Athens Lunatic Asylum, the setting for the novel.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Village of Chagrin Falls Chagrin Falls, Ohio

Ohio Humanities is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor of the 13th annual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival. The Festival is a five day celebration of the art of documentary film, at venues in and around the century village of Chagrin Falls, Ohio. This inspiring event draws audiences from all over Northeast Ohio, the US and the world to experience ... Read More

CDFF On Demand

Ohio Humanities is proud to serve as the presenting sponsor for this year's virtual Chagrin Documentary Film Festival. The virtual festival, held on the Festival's online streaming platform, will open the festival to nationwide and global audiences, allowing a virtual glimpse into the 91 films presented during the annual in-person festival in early October.For more information, visit chagrinfilmfest.org

Serpent Mound — An Icon of Ancient Ohio with Brad Lepper

Springboro Area Historical Society 110 S Main St, Springboro, Ohio

Serpent Mound in Adams County is one of the largest and most spectacular earthen sculptures in the world. The age of the serpent is a subject of much current debate with some archaeologists arguing that it was built by the Adena culture at around 300 B.C.E. and others favoring the Fort Ancient culture at around 1100 C.E. Although much about ... Read More


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