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Behind The Scenes Of Ballroom Dancing

Behind The Scenes Of Ballroom Dancing

| April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Behind the scenes at the Ohio Star Ball last November. We follow a Dayton-area coach and his two senior partners who both won in their age divisions. America’s Ballroom Challenge (which was taped at the Ohio Star Ball) will air nationwide on PBS and premieres April 24 on WOSU.

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The Glamazons

The Glamazons

| March 4, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Glamazons are drag performers… but without the queen. The group stages out-of-this-world productions at Wall Street Nightclub downtown that feel less about imitating women and more about showcasing sci-fi fantasy creatures that are both fierce and fabulous. It’s art before gender with this Columbus band of alien drag rebels.

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Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

| December 31, 2014 | 1 Comment

Like most working actors, Kevin Farrell held random jobs while pursuing a career in Hollywood where he appeared in small roles in film and television, most notably on Frasier. When a friend encouraged him to sell Tupperware – in drag – to supplement his income, he dismissed the idea as ludicrous.

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Shakespeare and Autism

Shakespeare and Autism

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Researchers at The Ohio State University are working with the Royal Shakespeare Company to determine if using Shakespeare’s plays as a teaching and therapy tool can have lasting benefits for people with autism.

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A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

A Day in the Life of a Ballerina

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

BalletMet dancer and Columbus native Samantha Lewis has been with the company for six years. She shows us what life is like as a ballet dancer, both on stage and off.

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Day of the Dead Skeletons

Day of the Dead Skeletons

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrate Halloween Latin-style as we go behind the scenes while dancers learn how to bring to life giant Day of the Dead skeleton puppets to boogie on down for The Short North’s annual HighBall street party.

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Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

Artist Profile: Sheri Williams

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

From ThinkTV in Dayton At 52 years of age, Sheri “Sparkle” Williams has danced with the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company for 40 years. Her career has led to countless awards and accolades, most recently as a recipient of a 2014 Governor’s Award for the Arts in Ohio. Williams also serves as the dance company’s fitness [...]

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October 15, 2014 Full Episode

October 15, 2014 Full Episode

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Broad & High, Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and [...]

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The Art of Belly Dancing

The Art of Belly Dancing

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

After studying with a professional belly dancer in Turkey – and even auditioning for the Belly Dance Superstars – Karen Bradford settled in Columbus and currently teaches classes on this unique and ancient art at Worthington Community Center.

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October 8, 2014 Full Episode

October 8, 2014 Full Episode

| October 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On this episode of Broad & High, The Art of Belly Dancing, The Murals of Texas Southern University, The Abstract Art of Jason Rohlf, and The Music of Billy Childs.

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