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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Mathias Armbruster & the Armbruster Scenic Studio Collection at OSU

Mathias Armbruster & the Armbruster Scenic Studio Collection at OSU

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

In 1875, German-born Mathias Armbruster opened the first scenic design company in the United States: The Armbruster and Sons Scenic Studios on S. Front Street in Columbus. During the early 1900s, the studio flourished and was considered the second largest provider of stage scenery in the country.

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Artist Profile: Paul Bialas

Artist Profile: Paul Bialas

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Photographer Paul Bialas saw a creative opportunity after gaining unprecedented access to the decaying Pabst Brewery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His inspiration came from the details of the iconic breweries that were decaying before his eyes. He has been working to document the buildings and his pictures are now collected in a series of books.

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Artist Profile: Jonathan Latiano

Artist Profile: Jonathan Latiano

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jonathan Latiano is a Baltimore, Maryland artist whose installation art seem to lunge out of the floor or emerge from the ground. Playing with themes of environmentalism and extinction, Latiano’s exhibitions explore what it means to be temporary, both in form and in presence.

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Artist Profile: Amber Groome

Artist Profile: Amber Groome

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist and doll maker Amber Groome says she both loathes and adores each of her hand-made figurines.

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David Danzmayr’s Baton

David Danzmayr’s Baton

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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COSI’s 50th Anniversary

COSI’s 50th Anniversary

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when “dream” met “opportunity.”

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Artist Profile: Steven Walker

Artist Profile: Steven Walker

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Steven Walker, a well-traveled artist who now lives in Ohio, says the best times of his life were the childhood road trips he took with his family through the countryside of Virginia and his paintings are reminiscent of these times. His landscapes evoke the feelings of discovery that occur around every bend in the road.

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Artist Profile: Sue Cavanaugh

Artist Profile: Sue Cavanaugh

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist Sue Cavanaugh makes fabric sculptures that gather, fold and tumble in the air, offering the illusion of movement, despite being fixed in space. Inspired by a factory used to repair railroad cars, she started working in dimensions she had never tried before.

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D’Art the Gallery Kitty

D’Art the Gallery Kitty

| March 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Dublin Arts Council – like all museums and art galleries – serves as a caretaker of the Arts, from paintings to sculptures. But the DAC is home not only to fine art displays, but also fine feline displays. Allow us to introduce you to D’Art, the gallery kitty.

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The Columbus River Story

The Columbus River Story

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Downtown Columbus is changing its profile with new parks along the riverfront. We’ll give you two views of the river story — first we’ll revisit the flood of 1913 that defined its course, and then we’ll give you a sneak preview of the Scioto Greenways Project that will add 33 acres of parkland in 2014.

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