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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' poster.
'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' is the cure for the winter blahs.
10, 2011

If you’re looking for a way to beat the late winter blahs, there’s no better way than to see Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, at the Palace Theatre this weekend.

Afghan Star The Documentary

Lima Sahar performs for Afghan Star.
Lima Sahar performs for Afghan Star.
3, 2011

Afghan Star is a television show fashioned after shows like American Idol, a singing competition in which the people can vote by SMS for their favorite star. For many young Afghanis this is their first exposure to anything democratic.

Opera Columbus – The Marriage of Figaro

11, 2011

Interview with the cast of Opera Columbus’s production of Mozart’s ‘The Marriage of Figaro.”

On the Road with Shaun Booker

26, 2011

Follow Columbus resident and blues artist Shaun Booker, who has been chosen by the Columbus Blues Alliance to represent Columbus in this year’s Memphis International Blues Challenge, as she prepares for her upcoming shows in the competition.

The Polonsky Family Reunion Concert

Leonid Polonsky.
Violinist Leonid Polonsky.
December 20, 2010

WOSU theater critic Joy Reilly talks with Columbus Symphony violinist Leonid Polonsky about his musical family’s concert

Columbus in the Footsteps of Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center (front).
Lincoln Center, New York, New York.
12, 2010

Christopher Purdy and Nannette Maciejunes talk about how the Lincoln Center in New York is trying to reach out to its audiences through education – not unlike how Columbus is trying to reach its audience.

Music Miss – Appreciating Choirs

Pickerington Choir.
Pickerington Choir.
August 31, 2010

I wish I had been able to continue, but now I am able to truly appreciate how much work goes into singing in a choir.

Jazz at the Zoo with Columbus Jazz Orchestra

JazZoo! poster
The Jazz Arts Group presents JazZoo!, performances by the Columbus Jazz Orchestra at Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.
July 17, 2010

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra brings the sweet sounds of Jazz to the wonders of the Water’s Edge Events Park at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium.

2010 Columbus Arts Festival

People walk by artists tents at Columbus Arts Festival, 2010.
Columbus Arts Festival, 2010.
4, 2010

I had never been to the Columbus Arts festival before, and I had a great time just wandering and enjoying the sights and smells. One artist that caught my attention right away was Bill Secunda of Butler, PA. It’s hard to miss his display of giant animals made entirely of nails.

Call for Music – Columbus Neighborhoods Documentary

Second Regiment Band.
Started in 1909 as the Ohio Malleable Band, the Second Regiment Band was led by John Peter France. This photo has them preparing to go to Philadelphia in 1976 to appear in a U.S. Bicentennial parade.
3, 2010

WOSU Public Media is looking for original music to be part of the soundtrack for our new TV documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods