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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A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

| December 30, 2015 | 1 Comment

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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Homework Help Centers at CML

Homework Help Centers at CML

| December 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Metropolitan Library believes in supporting the community and has 21 library branches that offer free Homework Help Centers to Columbus-area students of all ages.

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Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

| December 9, 2015 | 1 Comment

Columbus artist Jenny Fine says her camera has become a tool for facilitating intimacy between herself and her family, and nowhere is that more evident than in her “Flat Granny” series, soon to be on view at the Dublin Arts Council. The artist photographed her grandmother during the last ten years of her life.

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Charlotte Belland at S.Dot Gallery

Charlotte Belland at S.Dot Gallery

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Charlotte Belland, who teaches computer animation at CCAD, was invited this summer to install works of miniature art at S.Dot Gallery – a dollhouse-sized art gallery featuring monthly exhibits curated by Columbus artist Stephanie Rond. But when Charlotte installed her tiny, 3-D printed zebras, the place turned into a zoo.

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Eddie Adams: Vietnam

Eddie Adams: Vietnam

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Currently on view at the Dublin Arts Council is a rarely viewed collection of works from Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Eddie Adams. Adams, who died in 2004. Adams’ widow, Alyssa, and Hal Buell, his photo editor at the Associated Press, reflect upon the work and career of the late Eddie Adams.

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Celeste Malvar-Stewart

Celeste Malvar-Stewart

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celeste Malvar-Stewart is a Columbus-based couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable items. She creates her fabric with wool and dyes her fiber with plant-based products. Her recent collection, Local Sound, threads together her love of her adopted city, her eco-conscious sensibility and her spirit of collaboration.

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Us is Them at the Pizzuti Collection

Us is Them at the Pizzuti Collection

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Us is Them is an exhibition of 75 works of art from a group of international artists whose work confronts issues of politics, religion and racism. Reflecting timely and potent issues of social justice and current affairs, the pieces aim to inspire reflection and raise awareness about the things that connect us, rather than separate us.

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New Columbus Art Museum Wing, the USS Shenandoah, Six Words

New Columbus Art Museum Wing, the USS Shenandoah, Six Words

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Explore the new 50,000 square foot wing of the Columbus Museum of Art. Ohio history curator Cliff Eckle shows us artifacts from the crash site of the USS Shenandoah. Ticket booths in downtown Columbus turn heads after getting an artful makeover. Larry Smith hosts a meet-up at Katzinger’s Deli to encourage people to share stories in just six words.

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“Six in the City” at Katzinger’s Deli

“Six in the City” at Katzinger’s Deli

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since 2006, Larry Smith has been encouraging people share moving and insightful stories in just six words. He recently launched “Six in the City” as a tool to promote civic engagement. He recently hosted a meet-up at Katzinger’s Deli in German Village, where deli owner Diane Warren shared her six-word memoir: “Miami deli made me do it.”

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Bold Booths

Bold Booths

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

From The Ohio State University – University Communications Parking booths don’t usually turn heads. But some new playful ticket booths in downtown Columbus have gotten an artful makeover. It’s all part of a public art project that transforms mundane structures and challenges others to think of new uses for everyday spaces.

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