Entertainment

Entertainment briefs, May 2

Springtime craft show set for this weekend in Findlay FINDLAY — The Hancock County Fairgrounds is to host the “Springtime in Ohio” craft show this weekend. Hundreds of exhibitors are to be there the whole weekend. Sign up at the Enter-To-Win Booth and spin Esther’s Wheel of Fun to ...

‘The Curse of La Llorona’ reigns

(AP) — “The Curse of La Llorona” brought good fortune at the box office. The Warner Bros. horror film based on a Mexican legend about a woman who murdered her children and wanders the world looking for them brought in $26.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday, putting it in the ...

‘Shazam!’ bests newcomers with $25.1M

NEW YORK (AP) — A rush of newcomers couldn’t shake “Shazam!” from the top spot, as the superhero comedy led the box office for the second straight weekend with $25.1 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. Lionsgate’s “Hellboy” reboot, the animated Laika ...

Dear Dads

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Kaylea Bowers (Sophie) is pictured writing to her three potential fathers during dress rehearsal of Heidelberg University’s School of Music & Theatre production of “Mamma Mia!” The production is to take place today through Sunday in Gundlach ...

Teens return with excellent results from arts fest

Four local teens represented New Beginnings Assembly of God at the Ohio Youth Ministries Fine Arts Festival held at Dayton Christian Life Center March 29-30. Fine Arts Festival is an Assemblies of God ministry that allows students to discover and develop their gifts. Students may present or ...

April Third Thursday features artists, musicians

Blooming Artist Stroll, the April Third Thursday event, is set for April 18, with more than 20 stops featuring local artists and musicians. Participants can register for door prizes while enjoying one-of-a-kind art. The event is free and family-friendly. Participants are encouraged to enjoy ...

Briefly

FCAC to host Easter workshop for children Saturday FOSTORIA — Fostoria Community Arts Council, 125 S. Main St., is to host a free Easter Children’s Art workshop at 10 a.m. Saturday. Instructor Cheryl Graves is to show children how to make Easter decorations that they will be able to ...

Sgt. Pepper vs. Satanic Majesties

WITH SUBMITTED PHOTO The Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown is to come to The Ritz Theatre at 7:30 p.m. today. The show is appropriate for all ages. The Perrysburg High School String Quartet is to join the professional musicians on stage to lend local talent to this homage to the British ...

Entertainment briefs, April 4

Trio of stand-up comics at local brewery tonight The Laird Arcade Brewery plans a night of stand-up comedy Thursday featuring two touring comedians from Chicago.. Tyler Ross and Eric Henderson are to be joined by Christian Miller 8-11 p.m. at the brewery, 114 S. Washington St. The comedians ...

‘Dumbo’ struggles at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Disney’s “Dumbo” isn’t exactly taking flight at the North American box office the way its other live-action remakes of animated classics have. The Walt Disney Co. said Sunday the Tim Burton-directed film has earned an estimated $45 million domestically from 4,259 ...

Rotary fundraiser to bring Nashville musicians to Tiffin

The Rotary Club of Tiffin is to host its newly revamped annual Rotary Auction 5:30-10 p.m. April 5. The event has been part of the local philanthropic calendar for the past 34 years. The organization, whose motto is “Service Above Self”, has raised money for the Rotary Foundation through ...

Entertainment briefs, March 28

International Dinner Saturday The annual Tiffin University International Dinner, with the theme “Backpack Around the World” is to take place 6-8 p.m. Saturday in the Heminger Center. Tickets cost $15, and children 10 age 10 and younger are admitted free. TU celebrates 235 international ...

Trouble in River City

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Cameron Zorn, as Harold Hill, encounters the townsfolk of River City, Iowa, Tuesday night during dress rehearsal of Mohawk High School’s production of “The Music Man.” Performances are to take place at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday in Mohawk ...

Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ shatters records with $70.3 million

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker’s “Get Out” became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, “Us,” debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. The opening, well above forecasts, had few ...

Calvert to stage ‘Guys and Dolls Jr.’

Damon Runyon’s New York City, “Guys and Dolls Jr.” follows gambler, Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest crap game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck. Meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been ...

‘Mamma Mia!’

PHOTO BY NICOLE WALBY Columbian High School students are pictured during their dress rehearsal of the school’s production of the Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” Showtimes are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and March 29 and 30 in the school auditorium. Tickets cost $7 and are available at ...

Entertainment briefs, March 21

‘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 ...

‘Captain Marvel’ soars even higher in 2nd weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Captain Marvel” has continued to dominate the global box office in its second weekend in theaters, leaving newcomers in the dust. Walt Disney Studios estimated Sunday that the intergalactic superhero fell only 55 percent from its record-breaking opening. This ...

Entertainment briefs, March 14

Midtown Men to perform Saturday at The Ritz The Midtown Men, stars from the original Broadway cast of “Jersey Boys,” are to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Ritz Theatre, located at 30 S. Washington St. Tickets are $35-$65 and can be purchased by contacting The Ritz box office at ...

‘Captain Marvel’ rockets to historic $153M debut

NEW YORK (AP) — “Captain Marvel,” Marvel Studios’ first female-fronted superhero movie, launched with $153 million domestically and $455 million globally, according to studio estimates Sunday, making it one of the biggest blockbusters ever led by a woman. It also sets a new worldwide ...