HeART of Soul!

Amos, Miss Otis
Amos, Emma - Miss Otis, 2002
27, 2010

Join the Ohio Historical Society Feb. 20 for HeART of Soul! to celebrate African American art, history and culture at the Ohio Historical Center

The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond

'The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond' movie poster.
'The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond.'
8, 2010

In December, 2009, The Loss of a Teardrop Diamond, a film based on a never-before-produced screenplay by Tennessee Williams opened in theaters.

Ten Years of Movie Duds

A scene from 'Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000.'
'Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000' was Nick Chordas from The Columbus Dispatch's number one pick for the worst movies made within the last ten years.
December 16, 2009

Let the arguments begin. Nick Chordas, who writes film reviews for The Columbus Dispatch, posted a link to Moviephone that included the 10 worst films of the decade.

Head to Arts in the Alley

Outside the South Campus Gateway area.
South Campus Gateway area.
2, 2009

Head to Arts in the Alley at South Campus Gateway on Thursday, Dec 3, for lots of arts activities.

Rejoice in Wings of Desire

Woman swings in a scene from 'Wings of Desire.'
A scene from 'Wings of Desire.'
November 12, 2009

“On one level, the angels are pure-hearted documentarians,” Michael Atkinson writes in a new Criterion essay about Wim Wenders’s Wings of Desire

Big Bird and Oscar and Christopher Purdy

Oscar the Grouch and friends on Sesame Street.
Oscar the Grouch and friends on Sesame Street.
November 10, 2009

Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch talked to Christopher, and Bob McGrath joined the interview to answer questions about working on Sesame Street the television show.

Denison Jazz Guitar Festival

Denison University, Granville, Ohio.
Head to Denison University, in Granville, Ohio this weekend for a Jazz festival.
30, 2009

Of guitarist Richard Smith, who is just 30 years old, Chet Atkins said: “He can play anything I know, only better.”

Silent Echo Chamber at the Wexner Center

Harry Shearer
An exhibition of Harry Shearer's work opened at the Wexner Center for the Arts.
15, 2009

Which doesn’t mean that it’s great art, of course. But the Wexner always seems to be posing that $64,000 question of what is worth being put on display and what isn’t.

Michael Moore and Me

Michael Moore speaking at a podium.
Michael Moore's spirit is admirable, while his tactics are not.
13, 2009

I’m glad I’m not the only one who is tired of Michael Moore.