Visual Arts

Igloo Letterpress

Igloo Letterpress

Allison Chapman, proprietor of Igloo Letterpress in Worthington, uses antique printing presses to create custom notecards, wedding invitations and handmade books. She shares the story of the oldest printing press she has, which dates back to 1892 and is still in use today.

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Comic Book Artists

Comic Book Artists

Dayton artist Bruce O. Hughes is a comic-book illustrator and shares shares with us his traditional pen-and-ink techniques as well as his digital-illustration process.

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The Art of the Dumpster

The Art of the Dumpster

From KVIE in Sacramento There’s a region in Sacramento called the Power Inn. It’s an industrial area with a long history as a hub for waste management companies. And what better symbol to represent the area’s aging industrial center than a dumpster? Last summer, in an effort to showcase the creative side of the neighborhood, [...]

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ArtZine

Kingmakers

Kingmakers

If you think the new board-game parlor in the Short North is just a place where 14-year-old boys hang out and play Dungeons and Dragons, think again. And this ain’t your mother’s Monopoly.

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Blues Man Sean Carney

Blues Man Sean Carney

Check in with home grown blues king Sean Carney teaches a whole new generation his guitar secrets.

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Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

Poetics of Pattern – Riffe Gallery

The 13 Ohio based artists in Poetics of Pattern explore the process of design-making through a variety of scales, media, forms and colors. Through their repetitive processes, we find a language of beauty and meaning that seeks to create order and connection in our increasingly complex lives. Poetics of Pattern at the Riffe Gallery Now [...]

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Music

The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

The Salty Caramels & “She’ll Be Coming For Ya”

The four members of this all-female Columbus band, The Salty Caramels, describe themselves as salty and sweet, just like our town’s favorite ice-cream flavor. We’ll chat with them about their latest album before sharing the music video for their new single titled “She’ll Be Coming For Ya.”

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Italian Heritage Story

Italian Heritage Story

The families of the early Italian settlements in Columbus were known for their hard work in the quarries, on the railroads and running markets and restaurants. One family, though, broke the mold and made a mark on the music scene in the 30s and 40s.

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Ladies of Longford

Ladies of Longford

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the Celtic sounds of The Ladies of Longford. Celebrating more than a dozen years in the local music scene of Columbus, the five women who make up the band often infuse elements of country and rock into their songs, creating a unique blend of both traditional and contemporary Irish styles.

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Museums

Solomon’s Castle

Solomon’s Castle

Located in a rural swampland region in central Florida, about 90 mins from Tampa, there is a home and gallery like no other.

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American Sign Museum

American Sign Museum

Cincinnati’s American Sign Museum offers a permanent home to hundreds of signs that may have otherwise been lost forever. And with a working neon sign shop right on site, this museum offers a glimpse of Americana that is truly enlightening.

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The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

The Fashions and Designs of Charles James

Couturier Charles James influenced a generation of fashion designers. In the mid-20th century, he was known among the glitterati of Hollywood and New York’s high society for his architecturally stunning ball gowns and highly structured evening wear.

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Theater & Dance

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

Artist Profile: Kevin Farrell aka Dee W. Ieye

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

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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BalletMet Dancers Jimmy Orrante & Carrie West

BalletMet Dancers Jimmy Orrante & Carrie West

Jimmy Orrante, known for playing the lead in BalletMet’s Dracula, retired from the stage this spring. Carrie West, who played the original Lucy opposite Orrante’s Dracula, also retired this season. We recently sat down with both of them to reflect on their careers and find out what comes next for these two stars of the stage.

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Movies & Film

Time Lapse Photographer Justin Majeczky

Time Lapse Photographer Justin Majeczky

For Sacramento artist Justin Majeczky, a photo is worth a thousand frames. He combines his passion for photography with this love of filmmaking to create an extraordinary view of the world through time lapses, inviting viewers to see the beauty that surrounds us in a whole new way.

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods

In Detroit, Michigan, professional photographer S. Kay introduces adults with disabilities into the beautiful world of nature photography.

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Big Bugs preview

Big Bugs preview

On the next Broad & High, we take a look at Big Bugs at the Franklin Park Conservatory, the Gowns of Miss America 1963 at the Ohio History Connection and Alan Becker’s Animator vs. Animation short film.

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