Entertainment

Businesses plan ‘girls’ night out’ to benefit area foster families

Three local businesses are sponsoring a “girls’ night out” event benefiting area foster families Dec. 1. Simply Susan’s, Julie’s Jubilee Salon and Melissa Perry Photography are to present a fashion show at 7 p.m. at The Renaissance of Tiffin, 129 S. Washington St. The fashion show ...

Entertainment briefs, Nov. 23

Experience Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ Heidelberg style Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre is to re-imagine Charles Dickens’ yuletide classic for its annual holiday concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. “A Heidelberg Christmas ...

‘Justice League’ disappoints with $96 million

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Only in the modern era of superhero films could a $96 million opening weekend be considered anything less than impressive. But that’s the situation Warner Bros. and DC’s “Justice League” find themselves in. The big budget superhero mashup came in well under ...

Beatrice learns to adjust to changes in friend

Dear Readers, Beatrice Zinker prefers being upside down and actually does her best thinking that way. She sees the world differently than those around her. Even in her own family she sticks out, being the middle child with a sister who is exactly like their mother and a brother who is exactly ...

Coming attractions, Nov. 19

Library Programs Build a gingerbread-style home Tiffin-Seneca Public Library is to host “Make a Gingerbread (Style) House” 5-7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Frost Kalnow room of the library, 77 Jefferson St. Families are to register for a start time of 5 p.m., 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m. Families ...

The brave bowman: a folktale from India

Adapted by Amy Friedman Illustrated by Meredith Johnson Once upon a time, a young man was so skilled with his bow, people called him the brave bowman. He might have been famous, but he was exceedingly small and had a crooked back. He knew this would stand in the way of all he wished to ...

Live at the Ritz

Members of the Heidelberg Chapter of the Ohio Collegiate Music Education Association perform during Friday Night Live at the Ritz Theatre in Tiffin Friday.

Olivia Newton-John to spend evening at Ritz

The Ritz Theatre is to welcome a four-time Grammy Award-winning singer, actress, community activist and breast cancer “thriver” this weekend. Internationally recognized Olivia Newton-John is to perform “An Evening with Olivia Newton-John” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Newton-John has a ...

Entertainment briefs, Nov. 16

Local artists to grace Ritz stage for Friday Night Live The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St., is to present Friday Night Live at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10. Musicians to be featured include OCMEA Vocal Ensemble, Timber Run and Jim Gill. For more information or to purchase tickets, ...

‘Little Women: The Musical’

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Lo Erin Jackson as Jo March is scolded by Greg Ramsdell as Mr. Laurence for chopping down a tree from his property during dress rehearsal Wednesday evening for Heidelberg University Theatre's production of "Little Women: The Musical." Show dates are 7:30 p.m. today, ...

Get in Christmas spirit this weekend in Clyde

CLYDE — This weekend marks the 41st year for the Winesburg Christmas Weekend, set to kick off Friday. The events are to continue through Sunday. The Northern Lights Parade, which begins a mile south of downtown Clyde on Main Street, is to start at 6 p.m. Saturday. Those waiting for Santa ...

‘Thor’ tops ‘Daddy’s Home 2,’ ‘Orient Express’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The God of Thunder isn’t ready to relinquish his box office throne yet. Studios estimated Sunday that “Thor: Ragnarok” added $56.6 million from North American theaters in its second weekend, bringing its domestic total to $211.6 million. The film, from Disney and ...

Down the rabbit hole

The Ritz Teen Thespian Guild is to present “Alice in Wonderland” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Based on the classic by Lewis Carroll and adapted by Anne Coulter Martens, ...

Entertainment briefs, Nov. 9

Heidelberg music, singing groups to perform fall concert Heidelberg University’s Singing Collegians and the Jazz Ensemble are to share the stage for their fall concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Wickham Great Hall on Heidelberg’s campus. The 15-member Jazz Ensemble is to take the stage first, ...

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ and Disney flex their might

NEW YORK (AP) — “Thor: Ragnarok” thundered to one of the year’s best box-office debuts with an estimated $121 million domestically, proving again — just as its flexing its muscle — the might of the Walt Disney Co. The robust debut for the third “Thor” movie was a welcome shot ...

Entertainment briefs, Nov. 2

HU Symphonic Band’s fall concert Friday Heidelberg University’s Symphonic Band, under the direction of Jonathan Waters, is to perform its fall concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Brenneman Music Hall. The Symphonic Band’s concert repertoire is built around the theme “What’s in a Word?” ...

’Berg band to debut uniforms at game

This weekend, during homecoming activities, those who attend the Heidelberg University football game are to see new marching band uniforms and instruments. For the past year, Jonathan Waters, director of bands and assistant professor of music education at Heidelberg, has been working on ...

Alternate Ending plans CD release event for Oct. 28

A local band is to release its second full-length album this month with an event at Bears Den, 68 E. Perry St. The members of the band Alternate Ending have been together for eight years, according to Dustin Ritchie, vocals. All members are Tiffin natives, including Jayson Ritchie, drummer; ...

Entertainment briefs, Oct. 19

Civil War museum, Greenlawn Cemetery to host trolley tours Sunday The Green Lawn Cemetery Association is partnering with the American Civil War Museum of Ohio to present “Where History Comes Alive” trolley tours from noon-5 p.m. Sunday. The Civil War museum is to host visitors and serve ...

‘Happy Death Day’ scares off ‘Blade Runner’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The box office might be struggling this year, but the horror genre is alive and well. This weekend the “Groundhog Day”-like horror pic “Happy Death Day” scored a first-place finish, surpassing expectations and blowing the much costlier and star-driven “Blade ...