The Toledo Repertoire Theatre’s latest production, The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) [revised] is not your English lit teacher’s Shakespeare. And that’s a good thing. The play puts an irreverently witty, modern
Monster Makers: Valentine Theatre Studio A, around the corner from the main entrance; Fri., Sat., 8, Sun., 2. Tickets, $20, from valentinetheatre.com and 419-242-2787. Boom: Bowling Green State University Elsewhere performance, Eva Marie Saint
Toledo added 1,600 construction jobs in August for a 12 percent growth.
A compilation of recent Lucas County births, deaths, crime reports, and marriage licenses.
Band/act: Sidekick. Lineup: Pete Nixon guitar/vocals/sequencing; Rick Cline, drums/vocals (both musicians formerly with the Proof). Year formed: 2014. Style of music: Rock, newer country. Sounds a little like: We let the listener decide.
Event hosted by Latino Alliance of Northwest Ohio.
The Bands of America Regionals competition will be hosted at the University of Toledo’s Glass Bowl on Saturday. Sponsored by Yamaha, the daylong showcase of high school bands from Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan starts at 9:15 a.m.
ALTERNATIVE/POP/ROCK A.J’s Doolittles: 8525 Secor Rd., Lambertville; 734-856-3838; Sidekick: Fri. Anchor Inn: 4950 Suder Ave.; 729-0915; Wyatt Trash: Sat. Bar 145: 5305 Monroe St.; 593-0073; Arctic Clam: Fri. Bier Stube: 5333 Monroe St.;
Except where indicated, all area codes are 419. DANCE Ballroom, Big Band, Polka, Country, Latin, and Salsa Paramount Elite’s Ballroom Bash: Stranahan Great Hall, 4645 Heatherdowns Blvd.; 1-888-891-0707; Jeff McDonald’s Swingmania
The Blade’s picture of the week from Northview soccer.