On May 10, 1869, workers drove the so-called “golden spike”spike through railroad ties joining the Union Pacific Railroad with the Central Pacific Railroad. Saturday evening on The American Sound, hear American composer George Antheil’s “Golden Spike,” inspired by America’s transcontinental railroad.
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
Columbus Jazz Orchestra pays tribute to Rosa Parks with “Suite Rosa.” Often regarded as the beginning of the modern civil rights movement, Parks’ famous refusal to give up her bus seat is commemorated in this world premiere of John Clayton’s piece “Suite Rosa.”
Poetry Out Loud will hold its 2013 contest on March 16th at Ohio Dominican University. Make plans to be there to support Ohio high schools students on their way to the national championships! This video story is from the ArtZine archives and covers the 2007 competition. For more information about this year’s activities visit The Ohio Arts [...]
During the 1890s and early 1900s Ohio photographer Albert Ewing traveled southeast Ohio and central West Virginia photographing people and their surrounding environment. He created an enduring record of Appalachian life at the turn of the of the last century.