The corset has had a long and tumultuous history that dates back centuries. Intended to support the bust, improve posture and define a woman’s waist, the constrictive laced bodice fell out of fashion after World War I as the role of women in society changed and fashion trends became more practical and comfortable.
Edith Head is one of the most recognizable names in film-fashion history. During her 60-year career she worked on more than 1,000 films and garnered 35 Academy Award nominations (winning 8).
Tim Maurer is an artist whose canvas is the human face. At his salon in the Short North, he creates and blends custom palettes to suit any skin type using his signature line of mineral-based colors and creams. Tim shares with us his beauty tips and tricks and debunks some common myths of the cosmetics industry.
Columbus artist Ann Woods loves lettering. She uses her skills in handwriting and calligraphy, as well as her understanding of the history of alphabets, to teach workshops through the Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department where she demonstrated for us the visual impact of her written letters.
The Be Brave Choir is a combination of students from Whittier and McVay Elementary Schools in Westerville. This extracurricular choir is named after a song performed by Sara Bareilles with lyrics that are meant to inspire and empower youngsters. Led by music teacher Kim Spencer, the group hopes to expand to 3 new schools next year.