Richard Wagner was born 200 years ago today. He is, of course, one of the greatest opera composers of all time. In the 19th Century, only Giuseppe Verdi, who was also born in 1813, could be considered his equal. The debate over the relative merits of German opera versus Italian opera, as exemplified by these [...]
Momentum – Excellence at the Speed of Dance is a project that teaches over 800 elementary students per year self discipline, teamwork and creative thinking. In partnership with BalletMet, Momentum is now celebrating its 10th year. Check out their performances this Friday May 17th at the Capitol Theatre in the Riffe Center. 10:30am and 1pm. [...]
Curated by the Columbus Museum of Art’s photography expert, Catherine Evans (William and Sara Soter Curator of Photography), this exhibit looks at the vibrant state of photography in Ohio..from darkrooms (yes..artists still use those) to cutting edge digital technology. The Ohio Arts Council’s Riffe Gallery showcases the work of Ohio’s artists and the collections of [...]
The Columbus Museum of Art and the Central Ohio Alzheimer’s Association have come together to create a program that gives Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers quality time with the art at the museum – an activity that helps those affected with the disease with recall and memory and gives caregivers a chance to interact with [...]
Classical guitarist Karl Wohlwend plays works from the modern era back to the 17th century.
Failed experiments. Irrational thought. The forces of personality. These are the inspirations of artist Michael May. Take a look at his work at the Ohio Art League May 2nd through May 25th. See what’s coming up at the Ohio Art League.
Poetry Out Loud is a recitation contest for high school students, who learn more than just how to recite poetry – they learn about themselves. Sponsored by The Ohio Arts Council, this year’s contestants brought the house down at Ohio Dominican University (March 16, 2013).
More than three decades ago, in collaboration with friends, colleagues, and musicians, Timothy Russell established a unique and enterprising young organization, which has evolved into a fiscally stable and artistically admired orchestra, valued by the community as a Columbus gem.
CMA celebrates one of the world’s most influential and best-known artists of the 20th century, Mark Rothko with the exhibition, Mark Rothko: The Decisive Decade 1940-1950 featuring 37 works including paintings, watercolors and works on paper drawn largely from the collection of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC. Visit CMA at: www.columbusmuseum.org
Meet the Ohio Writers’ Guild, a supportive community for Ohio authors. As the premier organization for Ohio writers since 1988, the guild sponsors weekly gatherings and provides an encouraging community for Ohio’s family of authors. http://ohiowritersguild.org