The Beauty of Laughter: Theatre Review of CATCO’S Souvenir

16, 2011

WOSU Theatre Critic Joy Reilly and OSU Graduate Student Allison Brogan discuss CATCO’s 2011 production of Souvenir by Stephen Temperley.

Greater Columbus Arts Council: 2011 Individual Award Winners

22, 2011

Java Kitrick “Miss Puffin:” Arts Partner “To be able to live an artful life is a wonderful part of America.” Java Kitrick arrived in Columbus 30 years ago on People’s Express from New York to visit her best friend whom she met at NYU in 1968—and she never left town.  Kitrick’s passion for making a [...]

A Gallery Teeming with Life: Paula Hayes at the Wexner Center

14, 2011

The practice of art is often something akin to devotion. It can be all-consuming; the focus of your entire life. In Paula Hayes’ delicate and beautiful terrariums on display at the Wexner Center, it is clear to see that what she is devoted to are plants.

Caravaggio: Behold the Man! The Impact of A Revolutionary Realist

8, 2011

The Columbus Museum of Art celebrates the remarkable influence of Caravaggio on the art world. As infamous as he was famous, the exhibit features a single painting by Caravaggio, surrounded by the work of his contemporaries inspired by his bombastic, challenging style.

Shifting Perspectives

26, 2011

An expansive photography exhibition from the United Kingdom aims to change the way people see Down Syndrome.

Inspired by Music: Milisa Valliere

14, 2011

Songs are time machines. They take you back to very specific times in your life, they push you forward or they help to center you in the very moment you are in. They become warm blankets in times of sadness, and a mentor in times of contemplation. For painter Milisa Valliere, songs are her way into her paintings.

SoHud Mural Brightens Up Busy Corner

30, 2011

Trees aren’t just for planting. A new mural catapulted by Wild Goose Creative perks up Old North Columbus.

The 48 Hour Film Project

21, 2011

44 teams of filmmakers write, direct, and edit a film in less than 48 hours. Do you think you could do that?

Seoul Food: “Big Issue” Vendors Fight Homelessness, Embrace Ballet

Seoul Ballet Theatre
The Seoul Ballet Theatre is fighting homelessness through free ballet classes
25, 2011

Homeless who sell the Korean edition of The Big Issue get more than just a paycheck: they get exercise, relaxation and beauty in the form of free ballet classes.

Artist Matt Logsdon Aims To Provide Happy Surprises To Pedestrians

12, 2011

When was the last time you explored your city? Matt Logsdon wants to break up your daily routine with the Bus Project, “a civic pride project designed to promote places unique to Columbus, Ohio, advocate a pedestrian lifestyle, and bring together Columbus communities through active participation in the arts.”