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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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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Ladies of Longford

Ladies of Longford

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Celtic sounds of The Ladies of Longford. Celebrating more than a dozen years in the local music scene of Columbus, the five women who make up the band often infuse elements of country and rock into their songs, creating a unique blend of both traditional and contemporary Irish styles.

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Fresh Artists

Fresh Artists

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

In response to decreased funding and cuts in academic arts programming, a group of Philadelphia art teachers formed Fresh Artists, a non-profit organization that introduces students to art-making and philanthropy. Children create and then donate pieces of artwork.

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Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

Art for Industry: Textile Design in the Modern Age

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

This exhibit of textiles-in-transition was recently on display in Denver, Colorado. During World War II, textiles reflected the austerity of the time with quiet and simple designs. But after the war, a sense of hope and rebuilding infused the arts reflecting a dramatic shift in style.

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Kingmakers

Kingmakers

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

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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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

COSI Columbus combines science with history and culture in its new interactive exhibit about the crime-solving practices of Sherlock Holmes.

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