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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Broad & High Columbus Arts Festival Preview

Broad & High Columbus Arts Festival Preview

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Join Broad & High for a special one hour look behind-the-scenes at the 2015 Columbus Arts Festival. Meet the artists, learn about the new and exciting activities, music and public art all on this special edition of Broad & High at 8pm Tuesday, June 9 on WOSU TV.

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Statehouse Cupola Tour

Statehouse Cupola Tour

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Ohio Statehouse was once the tallest building in town and considered a destination spot for honeymooning couples from the countryside. The staircase to the top has been closed to the public for years, but we were given a peek into the space that once offered the best view in town of the Columbus landscape.

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the theatre is a blank page

the theatre is a blank page

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Last month the Wexner Center for the Arts presented the theater is a blank page; a collaboration between internationally renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton, who lives and works in Columbus, and the SITI Company, an experimental theater company based in New York.

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Alfred Tibor sculptures in Upper Arlington

Alfred Tibor sculptures in Upper Arlington

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Alfred Tibor, a Bexley resident and Holocaust survivor, recently gifted three of his sculptures to the city of Upper Arlington.

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Statehouse Copula Tour, theater is a blank page, Alfred Tibor

Statehouse Copula Tour, theater is a blank page, Alfred Tibor

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Take a tour through the Ohio Statehouse which used to offer one of the best views of the city of Columbus. Also the Wexner Center presents theater is a blank page, a collaboration between Columbus Artist Ann Hamilton and the SITI company. Also, Alfred Tibor recently gifted 3 sculptures to Upper Arlington.

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Retiring BalletMet dancers, 19th Century Hair Art Preview

Retiring BalletMet dancers, 19th Century Hair Art Preview

| May 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, two veteran BalletMet ballet dancers exit the stage, a look at 19th century jewelry made out of hair, and we celebrate the artist journey out of recovery.

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Weinland Park Billboard Project

Weinland Park Billboard Project

| May 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Local artists met with neighborhood children on a project designed to “take back” the billboard and reclaim some community pride. A community-created mural whose design will rotate every three months for one year.

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Vaud-Villities

Vaud-Villities

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Vaud-Villities is a local performance group that stages a huge variety show every year showcasing talent around Columbus. But it started in 1943 in the Tri-Village area as a minstrel show put on by First Community Church

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Italian Heritage Story

Italian Heritage Story

| May 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

The families of the early Italian settlements in Columbus were known for their hard work in the quarries, on the railroads and running markets and restaurants. One family, though, broke the mold and made a mark on the music scene in the 30s and 40s.

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Hidden Talent: Amy Leibrand

Hidden Talent: Amy Leibrand

| May 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Grandview artist Amy Leibrand* is an environmental researcher for a global research and development non-profit organization where she studies climate-change impacts and renewable-energy technologies.

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