Visual Arts

Mosaics at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard

Mosaics at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard

Art students at Heritage Middle School in Hilliard recently created large mosaic panels that line the pillars of their school’s courtyard.

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Dennison W. Griffith: Another World

Dennison W. Griffith: Another World

A new exhibit at CCAD’s Canzani Center features new works by Denny Griffith that feature surreal landscapes and biomorphic forms reminiscent of living organisms.

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Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association.

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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

School of Bluegrass

School of Bluegrass

Carolyn Osborne teaches people of all ages how to play bluegrass music on Columbus’ South Side.

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Bob & Bill Cohen at the Jewish Community Center

Bob & Bill Cohen at the Jewish Community Center

Bexley native Bill Cohen spent more than 40 years reporting for Ohio’s public radio and television stations. But when he wasn’t reporting on current events, he was using his voice through music and song. Bill and his brother Bob Cohen performed at the Jewish Community Center in Bexley. They helped define their generation and shape music of America.

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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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Museums

ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

ARTifacts: Ohio Art Company

The Ohio Art Company Collection at the Ohio History Center is quite extensive with pieces from their earliest toys to those from the 1980s.

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ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

ARTifacts: Ice Age Mammals in Ohio

Giant beavers, which were the size of black bears, once roamed the lands of Ohio, along with mastadons and mammoths. Natural history curator David Dyer gives us some insight into these historic mammals and their prevalence in Ohio.

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Jubilee Museum

Jubilee Museum

The Jubilee Museum in Franklinton holds the largest collection of diversified Catholic and liturgical artwork in the United States.

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Theater & Dance

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

BalletMet dancer and Columbus native Samantha Lewis has been with the company for six years. She shows us what life is like as a ballet dancer, both on stage and off.

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Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind

Flat Granny and Me: A Procession in My Mind

Flat Granny and Me is a series of performances by artist Jenny Fine that take place within constructed environments.

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The Descent of This Water: Rain

The Descent of This Water: Rain

A site-specific dance performance on the banks of the Scioto River in Dublin, Ohio explores the power and significance of water.

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Movies & Film

Mercy Street Corsets

Mercy Street Corsets

Columbus fashion designer Larissa Boiwka was commissioned to design a corset for the new PBS series Mercy Street, which will be worn by one of the actresses in the premiere episode.

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“Nautia” – A Short Film

“Nautia” – A Short Film

Nautia follows the story of a young girl living at the bottom of the sea as she dreams of what lies beyond the surface of the water. Created by a team of animation students at CCAD, we’ll chat with some of the student animators who helped bring this tale to shore.

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ReelAbilities Film Festival Preview

ReelAbilities Film Festival Preview

ReelAbilities is a film festival dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives and stories of people with various disabilities. The subjects of this year’s films range from a graffiti artist paralyzed by Lou Gehrig’s disease, to the story of a blind man who’s the official radio announcer of a major league baseball team.

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