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Art of Video Games exhibit boots up today PDF Print E-mail
Written by DAVID DUPONT, Arts & Entertainment Editor   
Thursday, 19 June 2014 09:02
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The Nintendo game “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess” from 2006 is one of the games included in “The Art of Video Games” at the Toledo Museum of Art. (Provided by Toledo Museum of Art)
Talk about aesthetic whiplash.
The Canaday Gallery in the Toledo Museum of Art, which most recently was designed to evoke the stately Tuileries Gardens at the Louvre in Paris, now has a completely different look.
The gardens have given way to the video game arcade, with flashing lights and blips, bleeps and bells. The gallery is now the home for The Art of Video Games, a touring exhibit assembled by the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
The show, which opens today and continues through Sept. 28, traces the evolution of video games from the earliest iterations of Pac Man into the newest generation of fantastic storytelling in photorealistic 3-D animation.
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014 15:05
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Area Arts Events: 06-19-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 June 2014 08:52
Community art exhibit opens at BGSU Friday
NOWOH, the Northwest Ohio Community Art Exhibition, opens with a reception and awards ceremony Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. in the galleries at the Fine Arts Center on the Bowling Green State University.
The show continues through July 11.
The show is open to all artists 16 and older from Wood and 10 other northwest Ohio counties.  
More than $ 1,000 in cash prizes and gift certificates will be awarded. Visitors can vote for the Popular Choice Award.
For more information, visit www.NowohArtShow.org.
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'Sound of Music' to ring out at BGSU sing-along PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 June 2014 08:13
The "hills are alive" at Bowling Green State University with "Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music." The family-friendly audience-participation show begins at 7 p.m. on June 21 in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.
Part of the College of Musical Arts' Summer Concert Series, "Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music" has been performed over 10,000 times in 11 countries since it debuted at the Prince Charles Cinema in the U.K. in 1999, and has filled the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles seven times.
In 2001, Elton John and 40 of his friends dressed up as nuns to "sing along with Julie," hiring the show for a private birthday party. Other fans include Hugh Grant, Joan Collins and Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys.
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PRIZM displays photos at Levis coffeeshop PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 June 2014 08:15
PERRYSBURG - An exhibit, Monochrome Urban and Natural Images by Perrysburg fine art photographer Michael Basista is now on exhibit at Starbucks at Levis Commons.
The PRIZM Creative Community sponsored show, features photos, originally shot in color and converted to black and white, of  urban environments such as New York, Cleveland, and Detroit as well as landscapes.
By using black and white the photographer seeks to focus attention on the shapes and form of the subjects as well as gradations in tone
The show will continued through July 31.
 
Area Arts Events: 06-12-14 PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 12 June 2014 09:04
Casino hosting Johnson & Krieger Doors tribute
TOLEDO - The Hollywood Concert Series keeps rolling with two upcoming concerts on the front lawn overlooking the Maumee River.
•    Jamey Johnson, acclaimed as "one of the greatest country singers of our time" by the Washington Post, Saturday at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $40.    
His latest recording, "Living for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran," earned a glowing four-star review from Rolling Stone. Johnson has been called "the next link in the chain: extending from Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard to Waylon Jennings."
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