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Artist Profile: Myles Harlan

Artist Profile: Myles Harlan

| April 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Myles Harlan is a young, classical musician who found his voice in the oboe. After overcoming many obstacles, from bullying to family hardships, his mentors helped build not only his skills, but also his confidence. He tells us how he came to play the oboe and how he found a way to thrive through the power of music.

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Voodoo Lilies

Voodoo Lilies

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Biological Sciences Greenhouse at OSU has been fortunate to have multiple bloomings of the Titan Arum, aka, the corpse flower. They have its smaller but also smelly cousin, the Voodoo Lily. From its bruise-colored bloom that resembles a corpse, to its stench of rotting flesh, this tropical flower masks its beauty to attract its pollinators.

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COSI’s 50th Anniversary

COSI’s 50th Anniversary

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

When you go to COSI you’ve probably got science on your mind. But March 2014 marks the 50th anniversary of the popular science center, so it’s a good time to think about history, too. WOSU’s Brent Davis tells us how COSI really began when “dream” met “opportunity.”

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D’Art the Gallery Kitty

D’Art the Gallery Kitty

| March 26, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Dublin Arts Council – like all museums and art galleries – serves as a caretaker of the Arts, from paintings to sculptures. But the DAC is home not only to fine art displays, but also fine feline displays. Allow us to introduce you to D’Art, the gallery kitty.

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The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes

| March 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

COSI Columbus combines science with history and culture in its new interactive exhibit about the crime-solving practices of Sherlock Holmes.

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Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

Toulouse-Lautrec and La Vie Moderne: Paris 1880-1910

| February 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

At the turn of the 20th century, a wide spectrum of exciting work was being created by avant-garde artists in Paris, showcasing the city’s nightlife scenes — from seedy brothels to bawdy cabarets.

A new exhibit at Columbus Museum of Art focuses on a group of artists at the center of this artistic and cultural scene of Paris.

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Brazilian Documentaries

Brazilian Documentaries

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

24 feature films. 15 short films. All Brazilian documentaries.

As part of their Via Brasil series, The Wexner Center for the Arts will explore the nation’s diverse documentary scene through well-known and more obscure works.

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The Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

The Bison at Battelle Darby Creek Metro Park

| December 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

When European settlers first arrived in Ohio, there were many bison roaming the state. The last bison was killed in Ohio in Lawrence County in the early 1800s.

In 2011, six bison — all female — were brought to their new home.

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The American Penny Scale

The American Penny Scale

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Christopher Steele takes pride in his unique collection of penny scales.

At one time, these coin-operated weighing machines stood on street corners and in public places and provided people with an opportunity to weigh themselves without having to go to a doctor’s office

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The Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

The Huntington Holiday Train at the Main Library

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Huntington Holiday Train has rolled into the Main Library. We visited the library during the two days it took to set up this 600-square-foot display, which features six miniature trains, more than 280 feet of track, and buildings modeled off the likeness of structures in Germany.

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