Rise Up LIVE! A Salute to American Made Music

Just in time for the 4thof July season, the Buckeye Community Arts Network (BCAN) and Fleetwood’s Taproom are teaming up to present a Live Television Concert Event on Thursday, June 27that 7pm. “Rise Up LIVE! A Salute to American Made Music” will spotlight some of the finest local Blues, Rock, and Americana musicians while celebrating America’s unique contribution to the music world. This one night only Live Concert event will be free and all ages welcome. “Rise Up LIVE! A Salute to American Made Music”will be broadcast LIVE on BCAN exclusively on Buckeye BroadbandChannel 109/609HD.




Brigette Burnett has an original way of captivating audiences through her emotionally driven reports. She is anaward winning journalist with a true passion for helping people. An investigativestory in 2016 forced Toledo police to rescind charges on a man wrongly imprisoned. Those same stories are the reason Burnett is an Ohio Associated Press Media Editors awardwinner for continuing coverage.

Currently, BurnettHosts the Daily Downtown. Her work can be seen on the Parkvisionscreen at ProMedica’s headquarters and on social media. Her career in television has taken Burnettto NewsChannel7 in Wisconsin, NBC25 in Michigan, WAND-TV in Illinois and 13abc in Ohio.

Burnettserves on the board of Standing Courageous, Inc. The men and women of Standing Courageous work to end the epidemic of domestic and interpersonal violence through education and awareness. Burnett has appeared in the Toledo Blade, Michigan Chronicle, ChicagoTalks, Kohl’s YES2YOU campaign and the Mercy Mosaic.



On Rise Up, we met up with local cover band “Kids with Knives”.



Ashley Kelley-Rhythm Guitar and Vocals

Shannon Kelley-Bass

Steve Rodojev-Drums

Mike Haskins- Lead Guitar

Tim Bauer- Keys and Vocals


Toledo Zoo: Cassowary


The Toledo Zoo currently has two of these very interesting and one of a kind birds. they are brother and sister and we learn a little more about them in this segment.


LEGO Robots


Students at the Toledo Technology Academy put their LEGO robots to the test to see how many tasks they can complete in two minutes. The finalists of the tournament move on to Districts in Bowling Green on January 13th.


ADA Day at Toledo Zoo


To celebrate 27 years since the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Ability Center of Greater Toledo held an information fair at the Toledo Zoo, showcasing 70 area organizations who provide disability-related resources.


Glass City Balloon Race


The 2nd Annual Glass City Balloon Race returns to Northwest Ohio July 14-16, 2017 at The Town Center at Levis Commons! The Glass City Balloon Race is the premier hot air balloon event in Northwest Ohio. This is a FREE community event, based on the generosity of our gracious sponsors. We are pleased to partner with Girls on the Run of NW Ohio for 2017. As our charitable event partner, proceeds from this year’s event will benefit local schools and young women throughout the area, providing scholarships and equipment to those in need. There will be 5 balloon flights and two evening GLOWs over the course of the weekend, along with many family friendly activities, shopping, and dining at Levis Commons.

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