Entertainment

Catch ‘Elusive Memories’ at TU

Tiffin University art gallery to feature artwork on the connection of photography and memory in an upcoming exhibition. Work by Deborah Orloff is to be on display in the TU Dianne Kidd Gallery Wednesday through Sept. 20. Orloff’s exhibit, titled “Elusive Memory,” is to feature some ...

Entertainment briefs, Aug. 17

North Coast band to play final Verandah Concert of season FREMONT — Big band music from the World War II era is to be featured during the final Verandah Concert of 2017 at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library & Museums. The concert is to feature North Coast ...

‘Annabelle’ scares up $35 million

NEW YORK (AP) — The “Conjuring” spinoff “Annabelle: Creation” scared up an estimated $35 million in North American theaters over the weekend, making it easily the top film and giving the lagging August box office a shot in the arm. The opening came close to matching the film’s ...

He got as far as Capitol Hill

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Bellevue Society for the Arts’ Children’s Theatre is to present “Schoolhouse Rock Live! Jr.,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Hirt Theater, 205 Maple St., Bellevue. Based on the award-winning 1970s cartoons, the fast-paced ...

Entertainment briefs, Aug. 10

Learn how to make cocktails Monday at First Step event FOSTORIA — First Step is to host the next event in the Women’s Enrichment Series — Cocktails Anyone? — at 6 p.m. Monday at 1099 Columbus Ave. The program is to be hosted by Patrick Lay, who is to teach how to prepare classic ...

‘Dark Tower’ tops weekend box office

NEW YORK (AP) — After a decade of development and several postponements, the long-awaited Stephen King adaptation “The Dark Tower” debuted with an estimated $19.5 million in North American ticket sales, narrowly edging out the two-week leader “Dunkirk.” The modest result for “The ...

Author who tells of surviving 9/11 with guide dog to headline 2018 read

The story of a man and his guide dog is the title for Tiffin-Seneca Public Library’s Community Read program for 2018. The book, “Thunder Dog” by Michael Hingson, tells the story of Hingson, who has been blind since birth. Sept. 11, 2001, Hingson could hear the sounds of shattering ...

Entertainment briefs, Aug. 3

Card design topic of women’s educational program Monday in Fostoria FOSTORIA – First Step is to host “Seaside Stamping” as the next in the Women’s Enrichment series at 6 p.m. Monday at First Step, 1099 Columbus Ave. The program is to be presented by Sherrie Kennedy, who is to ...

Rock fundraiser changes venue

The third annual fundraiser for Community Hospice Care, Rock for Life, is set for 7 p.m.-midnight Aug. 12 at a new location. The benefit concert will be moved to the Pioneer Mill where an Island Party is planned. The event previously resided in Tiffin City Lot 7. Erin Snook, one of the ...

Entertainment briefly, July 27

Sandusky State Theatre to host ‘State of Comedy’ event SANDUSKY — Daly’s Pub is to present the State of Comedy at 8 p.m. Aug. 4 at Sandusky State Theatre, featuring Owen Thomas and The Fryman. Thomas began his comedy career in 2006. He started performing anywhere with a microphone, ...

‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Girls Trip’ win at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s victory for “Dunkirk” and “Girls Trip” at the box office this weekend. Both original and well-reviewed films smashed expectations and enticed diverse audiences to the theaters, even though cumulatively summer remains down from last year. Christopher ...

Entertainment briefs, July 20

Gospel singing Saturday in Tiffin Gospel singing featuring The Miracles is to begin at 6 p.m. Saturday at Freewill Baptist Church, 129 Eighth Ave. For more information, call (419) 448-0566. ‘Dueling Pianos’ next in concert series FOSTORIA — Fostoria Community Arts Council is to ...

You have a quest to see ‘Spamalot’

“Spamalot” is to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and July 22, and at 2 p.m. July 23 at The Ritz Theatre, 30 S. Washington St. “Spamalot,” with a story and lyrics by Eric Idle and music by John Du Prez and Idle, is a musical ripped off from the motion picture “Monty ...

Entertainment briefs, July 13

Auditions July 23-24 for FCT production of ‘Calendar Girls’ FREMONT — Fremont Community Theatre is to present “Calendar Girls” for the 2017-18 season and is to host auditions at 6:30 p.m. July 23-24. The show is to be directed by Amy Wylykanowitz and auditions are open for parts ...

Music and art fest changing site, date

Changes are coming to the Tiffin Music and Art Festival this year, including a new date and location. The festival is to take place Aug. 25-26 in the Seneca County commissioners parking lot on Madison Street instead of at Hedges-Boyer Park, site of the event for the past five years. Nathan ...

‘Spider-Man’ swings $117 M

NEW YORK (AP) — “Spider-Man: Homecoming” swung past expectations, opening with an estimated $117 million in North America and giving a Sony Pictures a much needed hit. “Homecoming” was one of the biggest tests yet for the notion that domestic moviegoers are growing weary of sequels ...

Briefly, July 6

Intersection to close during parish festival South Washington Street is to be closed at the intersection of Coe, Melmore and Sycamore streets Saturday and Sunday during the St. Joseph summer festival and reopen at 11 p.m. Sunday. Salvation Army garage sale on Friday, Saturday The ...

Minions, ‘Baby Driver’ top box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Minions are still a box office force and original stories are scoring big, but not the R-rated comedy — even with Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler behind it. Studio estimates Sunday say Universal Pictures and Illumination’s “Despicable Me 3” earned $75.4 million ...

St. Joseph hosts annual festival next weekend

Tiffin St. Joseph Festival is bringing new and familiar attractions to the community July 8 and 9. The festival, located at 36 Melmore St., is in its 65th year, said Del Ray Fox, a member of the festival committee. There will be new events this year, including a classic car and truck show ...