Jackie Shafer

Jackie Shafer is the Producer of Broad & High. When she's not exploring all the fabulous arts and culture Columbus has to offer, she's choreographing very complicated and physically impossible roller-skating routines in her head.

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Tri-Village Creativity Preview

Tri-Village Creativity Preview

| May 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Next time on Broad & High, join use from some stories of creativity from the Tri-Village neighborhood.

We’ll show scenes from the upcoming documentary Columbus Neighborhoods: Tri-Village documentary include the story of Vaud-Villities and an early Italian family as well as the hidden talent by Grandview Heights artist Amy Leibrand.

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Rube Goldberg Machine Contest 2015

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest 2015

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

The College National Finals for the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest were recently held here in Columbus at COSI, where we got a closer look at this creative competition.

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“Fairy Tale” – a poem by Kazim Ali

“Fairy Tale” – a poem by Kazim Ali

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ohio poet Kazim Ali shares his poem “Fairy Tale,” which hints at the story of Icarus from Greek mythology.

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Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, Kazim Ali, Cake Artist, Firefly, Robert Butler Full Episode

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest, Kazim Ali, Cake Artist, Firefly, Robert Butler Full Episode

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

In this episode, at look the the college finals of the Rube Goldberg Machine content, poet Kazim Ali, cake artist Tennille Finnegan-Saldivar, former NASA architect Garrett Finney and an artist profile of Robert Butler who was a member of The Highwaymen, a group of African-American artists in the 1950s.

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Lewanda Lim and Japanese Friendship Doll Preview

Lewanda Lim and Japanese Friendship Doll Preview

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, find out how artist Lewanda Lim explores political unrest and we take a look at the story of the Japanese Friendship Doll from the Ohio History Connection archives.

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Righteous Mothers Bicycle Club

Righteous Mothers Bicycle Club

| April 22, 2015 | 1 Comment

You’ve likely seen them already and wondered how one rides them, not to mention mount them. Those tall, strangely shaped bikes that are a fixture at community festivals and are “Frankensteined” together using a mishmash of spare parts. We went inside Righteous Mothers Bicycle Club to find out what kind of skill it takes to become a member.

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Denny Griffith & Aminah Robinson at the Columbus Metropolitan Club

Denny Griffith & Aminah Robinson at the Columbus Metropolitan Club

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist and MacArthur Prize winner Aminah Robinson is known for telling the story of her community and African-American heritage through her art. She reflected on her career in a recent conversation at the Columbus Metropolitan Club with Denny Griffith, who last year retired as president of the Columbus College of Art & Design.

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Columbus Cyclists Fix Their Own Rides at 3rd Hand Bike Co-op

Columbus Cyclists Fix Their Own Rides at 3rd Hand Bike Co-op

| April 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Want to make biking an everyday part of your life? Try getting started at 3rd Hand Bicycle, a local co-op that promotes cycling by providing the community with the facilities, tools, skills and knowledge to repair and maintain their own bicycles.

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Poetry Out Loud 2015

Poetry Out Loud 2015

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ll air the final round of the state competition which was held at the Lincoln Theatre in March.  Six high-school students from across the state (whittled down from 34) will compete for the chance to represent Ohio at the national championship in Washington D.C. at the end of April.  Also… April is National Poetry Month.

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Behind The Scenes Of Ballroom Dancing

Behind The Scenes Of Ballroom Dancing

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Behind the scenes at the Ohio Star Ball last November. We follow a Dayton-area coach and his two senior partners who both won in their age divisions. America’s Ballroom Challenge (which was taped at the Ohio Star Ball) will air nationwide on PBS and premieres April 24 on WOSU.

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