Visual Arts

Transfigurations at the Wexner Center

Transfigurations at the Wexner Center

As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, the Wexner Center for the Arts is featuring the personal art collection of Abigail and Les Wexner.

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Construction Update from the Columbus Museum of Art

Construction Update from the Columbus Museum of Art

The Columbus Museum of Art is on-target to open its new wing in the autumn of 2015. We recently took a hard-hat tour through the current construction phase to bring you the latest update on the renovations.

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Alan Becker: Animator vs. Animation

Alan Becker: Animator vs. Animation

It’s the struggle between a stick figure and its creator, a computer animator. In the fourth installment of this popular online animation series by recent CCAD graduate Alan Becker, the animator engages in an epic battle with his stick figure, who revolts against his creator and takes control over the computer.

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ArtZine

Kingmakers

Kingmakers

If you think the new board-game parlor in the Short North is just a place where 14-year-old boys hang out and play Dungeons and Dragons, think again. And this ain’t your mother’s Monopoly.

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Blues Man Sean Carney

Blues Man Sean Carney

Check in with home grown blues king Sean Carney teaches a whole new generation his guitar secrets.

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Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

The 13 Ohio based artists in Poetics of Pattern explore the process of design-making through a variety of scales, media, forms and colors. Through their repetitive processes, we find a language of beauty and meaning that seeks to create order and connection in our increasingly complex lives. Poetics of Pattern at the Riffe Gallery Now [...]

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Music

The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

The four members of this all-female Columbus band, The Salty Caramels, describe themselves as salty and sweet, just like our town’s favorite ice-cream flavor. We’ll chat with them about their latest album before sharing the music video for their new single titled “She’ll Be Coming For Ya.”

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David Danzmayr’s Baton

David Danzmayr’s Baton

In the world of orchestra performance, a conductor’s baton acts as an extension of his arm and is used to enhance the movements necessary to communicate to a stage full of musicians.

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The Music of Billy Childs

The Music of Billy Childs

Grammy-winning pianist and composer Billy Childs recently released his latest project, an album that pays tribute to the famed singer-songwriter Laura Nyro, whom he considers to be an early influence on his work.

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Museums

In __ We Trust: Art and Money

In __ We Trust: Art and Money

This exhibit currently on view at the Columbus Museum of Art addresses the complex nature of money and its relationship to art. Focusing on work made since the 2008 financial crisis, the pieces in this exhibit use currency as a material or subject as the artists explore issues of representation, value and exchange in items [...]

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The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

The 25th Anniversary of the Riffe Gallery

The Riffe Gallery is unique to Columbus. It’s located in the Vern Riffe Center downtown which also houses the members of the Ohio legislature and other government agencies. The gallery showcases the work of Ohio artists and curators, and this year is celebrating its 25th anniversary.

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COSI’s 50th Anniversary

COSI’s 50th Anniversary

When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when dream met opportunity.

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Theater & Dance

Day of the Dead Skeletons

Day of the Dead Skeletons

Celebrate Halloween Latin-style as we go behind the scenes while dancers learn how to bring to life giant Day of the Dead skeleton puppets to boogie on down for The Short North’s annual HighBall street party.

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Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

From ThinkTV in Dayton At 52 years of age, Sheri “Sparkle” Williams has danced with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company for 40 years. Her career has led to countless awards and accolades, most recently as a recipient of a 2014 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. Williams also serves as the dance company’s fitness [...]

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October 15, 2014 Full Episode

October 15, 2014 Full Episode

On this episode of Broad & High, Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and [...]

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Movies & Film

Surge Columbus

Surge Columbus

Have you ever dreamed of becoming an artist or musician? To be able to create 3D images on the computer or to edit your own short film? Five organizations recently joined forces to develop Surge Columbus, an after-school program intended to make digital tools and art supplies more accessible to teens.

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The Making of Columbus Neighborhoods

The Making of Columbus Neighborhoods

Viewers often wonder what goes on behind the scenes of our Columbus Neighborhood documentaries – just how do we put all the jigsaw puzzle pieces together? Well, in response to viewers’ requests, we produced a segment that walks you through the process.

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Inside Petali Tea

Inside Petali Tea

Tea is a common beverage seen in the parlors of Downton Abbey. It’s been around for thousands of years, and by the late 1800s it was the beverage of choice among the British aristocracy. In the 1920s it took on new life in the U.S. It was promoted by the women of the Temperance movement, and the American development of the tea bag led to its widespread popularity.

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