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Web Exclusive: Eastern Europe Meets 1920s Fashion

Web Exclusive: Eastern Europe Meets 1920s Fashion

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Gayle Strege, curator of OSU’s Historic Costume and Textiles Collection, shows us one dress that fits this description.

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Web Exclusive: A Curious Clip-On

Web Exclusive: A Curious Clip-On

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The clip-on tie is a 20th-century invention and considered a more contemporary descendant of the traditional necktie. Gayle Strege shares a curious fashion discovery found in the Historic Costume and Textiles Collection at The Ohio State University that demonstrates why this menswear accessory might have been around much longer than we thought. One clip-on tie [...]

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WOSU’s Afternoon Tea

WOSU’s Afternoon Tea

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

WOSU celebrated the eagerly anticipated return of the highly acclaimed PBS Masterpiece drama “Downton Abbey” with an afternoon tea and silent auction.

Join Broad & High host Audrey Hasson as she brings you highlights of the event from the Columbus Athenaeum.

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Inside Petali Tea

Inside Petali Tea

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tea is a common beverage seen in the parlors of Downton Abbey.

In this segment, we visit Petali Teas, a Central Ohio company specializing in boutique-style teas. Founder Joy Wujek plays the role of tea concierge and walks us through several different types of teas, how they are selected and processed, and why people still love tea so much.

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After Midnight

After Midnight

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Jazz music is taking over Broadway in the production of “After Midnight.” Meet the director and choreographer, as well as one of the show’s lead dancers, who discuss how, through the ages, jazz has made an impact on culture both here and abroad.

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Artist Profile: Jason Wolff

Artist Profile: Jason Wolff

| December 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Jason Wolff has been working with clay for more than 25 years. Working and teaching out of his home in Blacklick, Ohio, with his wife Sara, all of their pottery is hand-crafted and meant to be functional.

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Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

Egyptian Mummy Re-created in Ohio

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

One of the most memorable exhibits at the Ohio Historical Society has been an Egyptian mummy.

Technology has allowed curators to now re-create her features using forensic reconstruction techniques so that for the first time, we can all see what she — perhaps — looked like

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Tim Rietenbach Aims to Change Connotations of ‘Cowtown’

Tim Rietenbach Aims to Change Connotations of ‘Cowtown’

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Along the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy Rivers is where Tim Reitenbach has decided to install his metal wire sculptures of, well, cows.

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Interview: Mystery Author Laurie R. King

Interview: Mystery Author Laurie R. King

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Laurie R. King is a mystery writer who has taken on iconic Sherlock Holmes and given him a firebrand of a partner in Mary Russell. King recently spoke at the Thurber House’s Evenings with Authors series.

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Wet Plate Photographer Giles Clement

Wet Plate Photographer Giles Clement

| October 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

In Portland, Oregon, Giles Clement practices the antique craft of wet plate photography. Although he has spent most of his career working with digital cameras, these days he’s been enjoying the messy wonder of his wet plate process.

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