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It was the question on Robert Edsel’s mind as he toured Italy in the late 1990s. Gazing at centuries of cultural heritage created by the likes of Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo, he wondered how the works of art endured World War II unscathed. What he learned resulted in a bestselling book that has now been made into a motion picture directed by and starring George Clooney.

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For artist Jeff Mack, every frothy glass of beer raises not only a toast, but a question: “Who made this cup?”

Believe it or not, glass artists are always looking at the intention behind the everyday objects we use,” Mack said. This is one reason Mack, a master glass artist and studio manager at the Toledo Museum of Art Glass Pavilion, is participating in Circle 2445’s Artoberfest. The event, an art-inspired take on the annual Oktoberfest tradition, will be held at the Glass Pavilion from 7–10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18.

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The Elmore Historical Society and A.B.A.T.E. of Ohio Region # 7 are putting the final touches on plans for the 17th annual Grub ‘n Suds Motorcycle Rally being held Saturday, Sept. 7, from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. at Depot Park in Elmore.

A.B.A.T.E. –American Bikers Aimed Toward Education – is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the rights, improving the image of, and promoting safe operating practices of Ohio motorcyclists.

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