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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The Restoration of 500-Year-Old Paintings

The Restoration of 500-Year-Old Paintings

We all know the number one rule when you go to the art museum – you can look at the art, but you can’t touch it. So this story might make you cringe when you see a man take a knife and a hammer to some very old and very delicate works of art.

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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

Crocker Museum

Crocker Museum

Since its opening more than 125 years ago, the Crocker Art Museum has been a jewel of the Sacramento Art Community. Through the halls of the original Victorian building and into the heart of the more contemporary pavilion, the museum’s director gives us an inside look at this historic institution.

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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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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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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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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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