Author Archives: artthomas
Residents of Ohio City are more different than they are similar. They span all social, ethnic, cultural and political strata. Together they form one of the most diverse neighborhoods in the area. That in itself is something to celebrate. At last month’s Evening in Ohio City, six generous residents opened their historic homes to a [...]
Local wine merchant Minotti’s hosted its 13th annual Spring Fling fundraiser to benefit Matthew’s Lending Library. Based in Lakewood, the charity was established in 1991 to provide therapy equipment and specially adapted toys to children and young adults with special needs. The event was held at Avon Oaks Country Club. While Matthew’s Lending Library was [...]
In its major fundraiser of the year, PlayhouseSquare shook the epicenter of the area’s theater world by unveiling the new chandelier that will serve as a symbol of the downtown district. The event, called “Dazzle the District,” was arguably the most complex event ever held at PlayhouseSquare. Virtually every space in the theaters was allocated [...]
“Jersey Boys” continues nostalgic rock romp while “Swimming in the Shallows” explores dangerous relationships.
Playhouse Square is hosting its third tour of “Jersey Boys” a musical that attracts audiences significantly larger than the typical musical theater fans. The story of Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons, “Jersey Boys” has a strong and straightforward story line of the formation of the successful 1960′s era group. The fact that the group [...]