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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Twisted: A Trio of Excellence

Twisted: A Trio of Excellence

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Twisted: A Trio of Excellence” will twist three art forms – ballet, opera and symphony – in one grand performance to open the 2014-2015 arts season.

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Dayton Funk

Dayton Funk

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Many claim funk music has its roots in Dayton, and local artists paid homage to it in this year’s annual “Visual Voices” exhibit at the city’s Victoria Theatre, where artists were challenged to create visual art that captures the essence and flavor of the Dayton funk sound.

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September 17, 2014 Full Episode

September 17, 2014 Full Episode

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Broad & High, Bexley Aviator Jerrie Mock, we’re going to learn about Jerrie Mock—and about local artists who helped commemorate the 50th anniversary of her pioneering flight around the world.

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September 24, 2014 Preview

September 24, 2014 Preview

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the next Broad & High, we’ll meet some book binders whose trade has not changed much over the last hundred years and young artists pay tribute to the image of the Vegas Showgirl.

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Artist Profile: Ric Stewart

Artist Profile: Ric Stewart

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. We visit his workshop at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center where he demonstrates for us the “lost-wax” method of bronze casting.

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Artist Profile: Amy Kollar Anderson

Artist Profile: Amy Kollar Anderson

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson’s medium of choice is acrylic paint. Her paintings – which some consider dark and edgy with a side of whimsy – depict narratives about obsession, duality and containments in order to explore the differences between being in and out of control. She’s also the official artist for one of Dayton’s [...]

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Max Beckmann at the St. Louis Art Museum

Max Beckmann at the St. Louis Art Museum

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

Max Beckmann was a German painter and printmaker who was largely influenced by his experiences surrounding the two World Wars. Known for his many self-portraits, he was considered by many art historians to be the greatest German artist of the 20th century. In this segment, we’ll tour the Max Beckmann exhibition at the St. Louis [...]

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Broad & High September 10, 2014 Full Episode

Broad & High September 10, 2014 Full Episode

| September 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

This episode of Broad & High includes, Artist Profile: Ric Stewart, Amy Kollar Anderson, and Max Beckmann at the St. Louis Art Museum. Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. Dayton artist Amy Kollar Anderson’s medium of choice is acrylic paint. Her paintings are dark and edgy [...]

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Weinland Park Story Book

Weinland Park Story Book

| September 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Weinland Park Story Book project is the result of a long collaboration between the Wexner Center for the Arts and the residents and children of the Weinland Park community. The limited-edition graphic anthology offers a glimpse into the rich and colorful history of a neighborhood that has faced dramatic changes over the past 100 years.

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Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

| September 3, 2014 | 1 Comment

Like most working actors, Kevin Farrell held random jobs while pursuing a career in Hollywood where he appeared in small roles in film and television, most notably on Frasier. When a friend encouraged him to sell Tupperware – in drag – to supplement his income, he dismissed the idea as ludicrous.

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