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Poetry Out Loud 2015

Poetry Out Loud 2015

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

We’ll air the final round of the state competition which was held at the Lincoln Theatre in March.  Six high-school students from across the state (whittled down from 34) will compete for the chance to represent Ohio at the national championship in Washington D.C. at the end of April.  Also… April is National Poetry Month.

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Beck & Orr Bookbinders

Beck & Orr Bookbinders

| April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Founded more than 100 years ago in Columbus, with its first location downtown on State Street where the Ohio Theatre now stands, Beck & Orr Bookbinders specializes in the repair and restoration of the precious books.

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A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp

A Culinary History of the Great Black Swamp

| January 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nathan Crook is a cultural anthropologist and instructor at The Ohio State University agricultural campus in Wooster who researches culinary history and traditions in the Midwest and Ohio.

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Weinland Park Story Book

Weinland Park Story Book

| December 31, 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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Author Carl Hoffman

Author Carl Hoffman

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.

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Artist Profile: Edgar Allan Poe

Artist Profile: Edgar Allan Poe

| January 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

This week marks the 205th birthday of Edgar Allan Poe. The exhibition “Terror of the Soul” at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City brings together more than 100 items related to his poetry, fiction and literary criticism.

Co-curator Declan Kiely speaks about the author’s writing process and the influence of his tales and poems, which have frightened and thrilled readers for more than 150 years.

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Homework Help Centers at CML

Homework Help Centers at CML

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Metropolitan Library believes in supporting the community and has 21 library branches that offer free Homework Help Centers to Columbus-area students of all ages.

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Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum

Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum, with its vast collections of original cartoons, has led the country in recognizing and promoting cartoons as important cultural artifacts. It will celebrate its grand opening on the campus of The Ohio State University November 14-17.

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Bonus Feature: Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum

Bonus Feature: Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum

| November 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this Broad & High Web Exclusive, we get an inside look at how the cartoon window panes at the Billy Ireland Cartoon Museum at The Ohio State University are made. For more information on the museum, please visit www.cartoons.osu.edu.

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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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