Ohio State University Students uncover Ohio’s buried past in an archeology field school located in Dublin, Ohio. This is a story we gathered while working on the Adena Mound segment as part of the Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville documentary. Students learn how to be archaeologists in the field and learn the history of the land.
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.
Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest for high-school students who must memorize and perform classical poetry on stage in front of an audience of judges. Six students reached the final round during the statewide competition, which was held in Columbus at Ohio Dominican University in March.
In 1875, German-born Mathias Armbruster opened the first scenic design company in the United States: The Armbruster and Sons Scenic Studios on S. Front Street in Columbus. During the early 1900s, the studio flourished and was considered the second largest provider of stage scenery in the country.
Columbus artist Sue Cavanaugh makes fabric sculptures that gather, fold and tumble in the air, offering the illusion of movement, despite being fixed in space. Inspired by a factory used to repair railroad cars, she started working in dimensions she had never tried before.
Downtown Columbus is changing its profile with new parks along the riverfront. We’ll give you two views of the river story — first we’ll revisit the flood of 1913 that defined its course, and then we’ll give you a sneak preview of the Scioto Greenways Project that will add 33 acres of parkland in 2014.