Entertainment briefs, March 21

PHOTO SUBMITTED These sculptures are part of the “Featured Creatures” art show on view at the Tiffin Art Guild Gallery.

‘Creatures’ invade local art gallery

The Tiffin Art Guild opened its current show Feb. 23 with a reception for the winners of “Featured Creatures.” The show, which runs through March 30, includes 82 pieces by 27 artists. They produced a variety of artworks depicting real or imaginary (non-human) animals.

Best in Show went to Donna Eastlick for her black and white acrylic painting. In the “real” category, Maria Goshe was the winner with her aluminum sculpture of a giraffe. Harry Melroy won the “fantasy” category. Heather Leigh Lawrence was given the top award in the “young artist” category.

Honorable Mention awards went to Marianne Moore, Carol K. Hoffman and Gerri Abrams.

Located at 130 S. Washington St., Tiffin, the Tiffin Art Guild Gallery is open noon-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

TU to host Holi Festival today

Tiffin University is to host the celebration of Holi, the Hindu festival of colors, 4-6 p.m. today in the Legacy Courtyard on Miami Street.

Heidelberg to welcome Russian pianist-composer

Russian-born piano virtuoso and composer Arseniy Gusev is to perform on Heidelberg University’s stage at 7 p.m. Saturday in Brenneman Music Hall as the School of Music & Theatre’s Distinguished Montague Artist.

Gusev’s concert is to feature classical pieces from composers Johann Sebastian Bach, Ludwig van Beethoven and Frederic Chopin.

His program also is to feature an original composition,” Toccata No. 1,” which he completed in 2018.

Sample foreign

cultures March 30

“Backpack Around the World” at Tiffin University’s annual International Dinner, 6-8 p.m. March 30 in the Heminger Center at TU. This is a unique opportunity for international and American students to share their heritage with the campus and the Tiffin community through food, arts and entertainment.

Sponsored by Tiffin University’s Office of International Affairs, the dinner includes a fashion show, TU photo booth, cultural activities and a silent auction.

The cost is $15 for adults; children 10 and under are free. Purchase tickets at tiffin.edu/international-dinner. For more information, contact Caitlyn at (419) 448-3287 or email basscg@tiffin.edu.

Heidelberg Symphonic Band to welcome band from Columbus

The Heidelberg University Symphonic Band, under the direction of Jonathan Waters, is to welcome the world-class Brass Band of Columbus as the guest artists for its spring concert at 7 p.m. March 30 at Trinity United Church of Christ.

Each band is to present its own repertoire and then combine to perform three numbers around the theme of “Church Music.”

Heidelberg dance team to host kids’ clinic, showcase

The Heidelberg University dance team is inviting boys and girls in grades K-8 to participate in the annual Kids Dance Clinic & Showcase April 27.

Participants are to spend the day with the dance team to learn a routine, which they then would perform in the Dance Team Showcase.

All events are to take place in Seiberling Gym.

Check-in is set for 9 a.m., with the showcase to start at 2:30 p.m.

The cost is $20 per child and includes lunch, water and a T-shirt for those who register by April 5.

To register, visit www.facebook.com/


For more information, call team adviser Melissa Nye at danceteam@heidelberg.edu or call (419) 448-2030.

Attention, artists: Works sought for April 18 stroll

Downtown Tiffin is planning a “Blooming Artists Stroll” 4-8 p.m. April 18 in various businesses downtown. Artists are to be assigned a location in which to set up and sell their art. Artists must provide their own table and chairs and any other set up materials.

Each artist along with the host businesses will be printed in a brochure shared with local media.Applications must be received by April 1. Once the application has been received and processed, additional details will be sent directly to the artist. Entry forms must be sent to the Tiffin-Seneca Economic Partnership. If you have any questions, contact Mary Lewis at (419) 448-0370 or email Jill Groves at manorridgecreations@gmail.com.


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