January is a busy month for the Toledo Opera, and you’re invited to share in the seasonal joy at two amazing events. During the elegant and festive Winter Opera Gala, Soprano Kathryn Lewek and Zach Borichevsky will dazzle with special performances as guests enjoy dinner, drinks, dancing, and mingling. After Christmas, Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece Rigoletto returns to the stage after a 10-year hiatus. Don’t dawdle when buying your tickets to this classic tale of humor, heart, and hijinks. The Gala takes place 7-11pm Saturday, January 13 at The Toledo Club (235 14th St.). $150-$300. Rigoletto premiers at the Valentine Theater, (410 Adams St.) at 7:30pm Friday, January 26. 419-255-7464. toledoopera.org
For seven years—three as an outstanding center and four as the team’s coach—Greg Puhalski, whose nickname is “The Chief,” was a central figure on the Toledo Storm hockey team.
Toledo is poised to play host to its first CCM/All-Star Hockey Weekend. The four-day celebration, which begins Friday, January 18 and runs through Monday, January 21, will see five former Toledo hockey players inducted into the Toledo Hockey Hall of Fame.
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M Living features five people who give back to our community, year-round in different ways. Their philanthropic efforts inspire us to think of those in need throughout the year, not just during the holidays.