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Toledo School for the Arts Celebrates Black History Month

Posted about 1 month ago by Cole H

Posted in Programs | Tagged with African American Music, Black History Month, blues, concert, jazz, music performance, orchestra, ragtime, Toledo School for the Arts and TSA

It’s almost time! As the culmination of months of rehearsals and tireless planning comes to an end, the chamber orchestra students from the Toledo School for the Arts will present a free performance of African American music at Main Library on February 1, 2018.

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Black History Month Music Celebration featuring Michael Peslikis and the Toledo School for the Arts

Posted about 1 month ago by Lainie R

Posted in History, Politics, & Biography, Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with African American History, African American Music, Black History Month, Black History Month Kick-Off, musical performance, Toledo School for the Arts, TSA and TSA4ARTS

The Toledo School for the Arts and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library invite you to enjoy an afternoon of music celebrating the impact of African American music during Black History Month with TSA’s chamber orchestra and guest pianist Michael Peslikis featuring ragtime melodies, Dixieland tunes, civil war songs, spirituals, parlor songs and New Orleans jazz.

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Arts Students Prepare for Black History Month

Posted 3 months ago by Cole H

Posted in Movies, Music, & Audiobooks, Programs and Teen | Tagged with African American History, African American Music, Black History Month, Toledo School for the Arts and TSA

Coming in early February, students from the Toledo School for the Arts will kick off Black History Month with a concert at the Main Branch library. These students are planning a musical collaboration with the Toledo Lucas County Public Library and retired BGSU professor, Michael Peslikis.

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Poetry In Springtime

Posted about 1 year ago by April S

Posted in Fiction, Literature, Poetry & Graphic Novels, Programs and Resources | Tagged with authors , open mic night, poetry, Toledo School for the Arts and TSA

What comes to mind when you think of springtime in Ohio? For some it may conjure up images of birds singing, flowers blooming and sunny skies. For others, spring may inspire an awakening of the creative spirit. If you’re a poet, you may have a renewed desire to get out and share your work and connect with others.

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