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 the sixth year in a row, Adams Street Publishing has teamed up with The Fair Housing Center, The Arts Commission and the Toledo Lucas County Public Library for the Ode to the ZIP Code poetry contest.
By Lisa Alleman Add these home maintenance tips to your 2021 Resolutions The holidays are behind us once again along with December’s flurry of activity and family focus. As we begin another year, the care of our homes is a worthwhile focus. These January Home Maintenance tips will help you start the year out right!
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Happy New Year! Did you eat your way through the holidays? Need or want to shed a few pounds? Still want to enjoy restaurant fare? Diets and restaurants are not necessarily incompatible. The USDA gives these tips for making healthy choices at restaurants. Drink water, split meals, pick salads full of vegetables with dressing