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Westerville Quiltmaker

Westerville Quiltmaker

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Winter will be here before we know it, and we’ll be bringing out our bulky sweaters and warm blankets to help ward off the icy temps. For Barbara Schlagbaum of Westerville, she infuses a dash of the tropics into her handmade quilts as a visual reminder of the warm days that will return.

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Chinese Artists in Zanesville

Chinese Artists in Zanesville

| January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments

Muskingum University art professor Yan Sun is supporting the art scene in Zanesville. His books and research papers are cited in publications, while his paintings have been acquired in museums and galleries across the country. He recently hosted a delegation of distinguished Chinese artists who gave lessons on ink-wash painting on rice paper.

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The Man Who Knits

The Man Who Knits

| December 30, 2015 | 5 Comments

Some might know this German Village-area resident and realtor as EJ Jones, others simply as “The Man Who Knits.”

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Charlotte Belland at S.Dot Gallery

Charlotte Belland at S.Dot Gallery

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Charlotte Belland, who teaches computer animation at CCAD, was invited this summer to install works of miniature art at S.Dot Gallery – a dollhouse-sized art gallery featuring monthly exhibits curated by Columbus artist Stephanie Rond. But when Charlotte installed her tiny, 3-D printed zebras, the place turned into a zoo.

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Celeste Malvar-Stewart

Celeste Malvar-Stewart

| November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Celeste Malvar-Stewart is a Columbus-based couture fashion designer who works solely with sustainable items. She creates her fabric with wool and dyes her fiber with plant-based products. Her recent collection, Local Sound, threads together her love of her adopted city, her eco-conscious sensibility and her spirit of collaboration.

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“Six in the City” at Katzinger’s Deli

“Six in the City” at Katzinger’s Deli

| November 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Since 2006, Larry Smith has been encouraging people share moving and insightful stories in just six words. He recently launched “Six in the City” as a tool to promote civic engagement. He recently hosted a meet-up at Katzinger’s Deli in German Village, where deli owner Diane Warren shared her six-word memoir: “Miami deli made me do it.”

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Scioto Lounge Deer Sculptures

Scioto Lounge Deer Sculptures

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

The two deer overlooking the banks of the Scioto River behind COSI have found a new friend. A third anthropomorphic deer by Santa Fe artist Terry Allen was recently installed along the Town Street bridge. Titled Scioto Lounge, the deer sculptures all seem to dreaming about the possibilities of the revamped waterfront.

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Ohio State’s 60th Drum Major

Ohio State’s 60th Drum Major

| October 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Standing at the top of a long, dark ramp, Ohio State’s 60th drum major Nathan MacMaster prepares for his big entrance in front of a crowd of over 100,000 football fans. Much has been written about the Ohio State Marching Band and its innovative halftime performances. MacMaster tells us why his role as drum major is an “honor of a lifetime.”

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Mukha Spa

Mukha Spa

| October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

At Tim Maurer’s salon in the Short North, the face acts as the painter’s canvas. He creates and blends custom makeup 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.

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Will Shively the Photographer

Will Shively the Photographer

| September 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

This short documentary from Oakhouse Films follows the story of Willis Shively, a self-taught photographer who has become one of the most successful commercial fashion photographers in Columbus. His clients range from Express and Abercrombie & Fitch to BalletMet. He brings a fine-art sensibility to all of his photographs.

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