Ohioana Book Festival

29, 2009

Go behind the scenes at the recent Ohioana Book Festival to meet some amazing Ohio authors.

Schmidt’s Fudge Haus – Valentine’s Day Art

Sign outside Schmidt's Fudge Haus
Schmidt's Fudge Haus.
27, 2009

Don’t miss some sweet Valentine’s Art from German Village icon Schmidt’s Fudge Haus.

HighJinks’ Stilt Walkers

HighJinks Productions stilt artists perform onstage.
Maggie Page (center). From left to right: Gabby Stefura, Jeff Fouch, Ricky Morant, Jessica McKelvey.
June 23, 2009

The silt walkers of HighJinks Productions talk about this exciting and risky art.

‘The Joy Luck Club’ Author Amy Tan

16, 2009

ArtZine interviews Amy Tan, the author of The Joy Luck Club, who came to Columbus as part of the Big Read, a national initiative that promotes reading as an integral aspect of American culture. We follow her as she participates in the Asian Festival and talks with our own Charlene Brown about her career.

Columbus COSI Team Travels to Egypt

15, 2009

Follow the Columbus COSI team as they travel to Egypt to gather video and material for their new exhibit ‘Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science.’

Sax Player Gene Walker

Gene Walker.
Gene Walker.
June 14, 2009

The Lincoln Theater is open and we talk to Gene Walker, Columbus’ own master sax player, as he remembers his own past at the theatre and how important it is to bring jazz back to the neighborhood.

Photographer Kojo Kamau

Kojo Kamau
Kojo Kamau.
June 12, 2009

To celebrate local photographer Kojo Kamau’s 70th Birthday, the Columbus Museum of Art is presenting a retrospective of his work – a career that has spanned 50 years. We visit Kojo at his studio and talked about his commitment to recording the life and times of Columbus, Ohio.

Opera Columbus Competition

Opera Columbus Competition.
Opera Columbus Competition.
May 6, 2009

Every year, Opera Columbus invites the best new singers in the nation to compete in the Irma M. Cooper Opera Columbus International Vocal Competition. We followed the contestants from nail biting backstage preparations to the winner’s performance.

ProMusica’s Home Concerts

Home concert
Home concert.
May 5, 2009

ProMusica brings back tradition of home concerts. We tagged along to find out the challenges that pianist Donald Berman and horn player Karl Pituch face when performing for such an intimate crowd.