Visual Arts

The Journey to Normal

The Journey to Normal

“The Journey to Normal” exhibition, presented by The Pump House Center for the Arts in Chillicothe, featured veteran-made artwork created from the materials of military uniforms worn in service.

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

In Detroit, Michigan, professional photographer S. Kay introduces adults with disabilities into the beautiful world of nature photography.

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Worthington Doll Museum

Worthington Doll Museum

Nestled in historic downtown Worthington, The Worthington Doll Museum at the Old Rectory features an impressive collection of 19th and 20th century dolls.

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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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Italian Heritage Story

Italian Heritage Story

The families of the early Italian settlements in Columbus were known for their hard work in the quarries, on the railroads and running markets and restaurants. One family, though, broke the mold and made a mark on the music scene in the 30s and 40s.

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Ladies of Longford

Ladies of Longford

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Celtic sounds of The Ladies of Longford. Celebrating more than a dozen years in the local music scene of Columbus, the five women who make up the band often infuse elements of country and rock into their songs, creating a unique blend of both traditional and contemporary Irish styles.

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Museums

ARTifacts: The Gowns of Miss America 1963

ARTifacts: The Gowns of Miss America 1963

In 1963, Jackie Mayer of Sandusky was crowned Miss America, and she later donated the dress she wore – in addition to other items from her wardrobe – to the Ohio History Center.

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Big Bugs preview

Big Bugs preview

On the next Broad & High, we take a look at Big Bugs at the Franklin Park Conservatory, the Gowns of Miss America 1963 at the Ohio History Connection and Alan Becker’s Animator vs. Animation short film.

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Statehouse Cupola Tour

Statehouse Cupola Tour

The Ohio Statehouse was once the tallest building in town and considered a destination spot for honeymooning couples from the countryside. The staircase to the top has been closed to the public for years, but we were given a peek into the space that once offered the best view in town of the Columbus landscape.

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Theater & Dance

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

Like most working actors, Kevin Farrell held random jobs while pursuing a career in Hollywood where he appeared in small roles in film and television, most notably on Frasier. When a friend encouraged him to sell Tupperware – in drag – to supplement his income, he dismissed the idea as ludicrous.

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Shakespeare and Autism

Shakespeare and Autism

Researchers at The Ohio State University are working with the Royal Shakespeare Company to determine if using Shakespeare’s plays as a teaching and therapy tool can have lasting benefits for people with autism.

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BalletMet Dancers Jimmy Orrante & Carrie West

BalletMet Dancers Jimmy Orrante & Carrie West

Jimmy Orrante, known for playing the lead in BalletMet’s Dracula, retired from the stage this spring. Carrie West, who played the original Lucy opposite Orrante’s Dracula, also retired this season. We recently sat down with both of them to reflect on their careers and find out what comes next for these two stars of the stage.

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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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