Visual Arts

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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Liz Roberts: Always Nowhere

Liz Roberts: Always Nowhere

Liz Roberts is a filmmaker and visual artist who recently received her MFA from the Columbus College of Art & Design. She describes her Always Nowhere video sculpture as “a road movie where no one goes anywhere.”

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A Conversation with Donna Collins

A Conversation with Donna Collins

This summer, Donna Collins began her new post as executive director of the Ohio Arts Council. WOSU General Manager Tom Rieland sat down with Collins in the Riffe Gallery to talk about her vision for the agency and the arts in Ohio.

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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 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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McGriff Brothers

McGriff Brothers

From WCNY in Syracuse Through their music, Eric and Anthony McGriff aim to raise awareness about ending domestic violence, all while trying to redefine masculinity. These identical twin brothers, a cellist and a violinist who are studying at Syracuse University, hope that the harmony expressed in their music can make a lasting impact on their [...]

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Kids Interview Bands

Kids Interview Bands

Connie Richards and Olivia Midnight of Worthington are the teenage hosts behind Kids Interview Bands. They’ve interviewed more than 100 musicians on their video blog, with members from bands like the Pixies, Barenaked Ladies and Insane Clown Posse. These girls know how to hold their own.

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Museums

“Exchanges”

“Exchanges”

“Exchanges” was a recent art exhibition exploring the dynamics of mentorship. Students from Fort Hayes High School worked alongside professional adult mentors for months, who helped them assemble a portfolio of their work and curate an art show recently on display at the Shot Tower Gallery on the Fort Hayes campus.

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Archaeology Field School

Archaeology Field School

Ohio State University Students uncover Ohio’s buried past in an archeology field school located in Dublin, Ohio. This is a story we gathered while working on the Adena Mound segment as part of the Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville documentary. Students learn how to be archaeologists in the field and learn the history of the land.

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Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938

Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938

The Museum of Modern Art in New York City recently presented an in-depth look into the work of René Magritte, the Belgian surrealist who produced some of the 20th century’s most innovative images by challenging ordinary and rational conventions. The touring exhibition is the first to focus exclusively on his breakthrough years leading up to WW II.

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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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