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Pride is Live Again: 2021 celebration in Promenade Park

In 2020, the Toledo Pride celebration was forced to adapt. Rather than a traditional, sprawling event with parades, vendors and more, the annual celebration of the area’s LGBTQIA+ community was limited in...

“Midnight Run” (1988)

When Charles Grodin passed away, the cinematic world lost an actor of exquisite presence and comedic timing, one who made every movie he was in better, just by being there. He had...

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970)

Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) - Producer Darryl F. Zanuck had already made The Longest Day in 1962, dramatizing D-Day. He then decided to tackle another tale of World War II, telling the...

The Pink Panther (1963)

The Pink Panther (1963) - One of the most popular comedies of all time that would spawn a franchise, several spin-offs and reboots, as well as cementing the place of bumbling French...

The Absent Minded Professor

The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) - Everyone’s heard of Flubber, the trademark substance at the heart of Disney’s classic live-action comedy The Absent-Minded Professor— and not just because the 1997 remake of the...

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

The Night of the Hunter (1955) - Charles Laughton was an acclaimed actor who only ever directed one movie— and it’s considered an all-time classic and one of the most influential thrillers...

The Outlaw Josey Wales (1976)

One of Clint Eastwood’s most iconic films and performances, the film tells the tale of a Missouri farmer whose family is murdered, becoming an infamous gunfighter as he attempts to seek revenge....

The Great Dictator (1940)

HBO MAX Charlie Chaplin’s wild popularity was such that he was able to keep making silent films well into the sound era. When he finally made a true “sound” film, he made it...

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It seems to me that the Toledo-Lucas Library has really ramped up its game since Covid. There are so many options for in-person and...

Lecture Series:100 Years of Disability

The Ability Center and The Libbey House Foundation present a free October lecture series, entitled “100 Years of Disability History in Our Community: A...

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Arnold Schwarzenegger was far and away the biggest movie star in the world by the time Terminator 2 was released, with a string of...