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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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Weinland Park Story Book

Weinland Park Story Book

| December 31, 2014 | 2 Comments

The Weinland Park Story Book project is the result of a long collaboration between the Wexner Center for the Arts and the residents and children of the Weinland Park community. The limited-edition graphic anthology offers a glimpse into the rich and colorful history of a neighborhood that has faced dramatic changes over the past 100 years.

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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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PupArt at Dublin Arts Council

PupArt at Dublin Arts Council

| December 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

These are the kinds of paw prints you won’t mind finding around the house. With the help of the Dublin Arts Council, the Friends of the Shelter recently held a silent art auction with all the proceeds benefiting the medical care of the sick and injured shelter dogs at the Franklin County Animal Shelter.

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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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Behind the Scenes at Columbus Metropolitan Library

Behind the Scenes at Columbus Metropolitan Library

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Columbus Metropolitan Library serves 21 locations in Franklin County, and its operations center in Gahanna serves as a hub for the movement of all the materials that move through the system. We sneak behind the scenes after dark to find out just exactly how the books get onto the shelf.

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Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

Artist Jenny Fine and “Flat Granny”

| December 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

Columbus artist Jenny Fine says her camera has become a tool for facilitating intimacy between herself and her family, and nowhere is that more evident than in her “Flat Granny” series, soon to be on view at the Dublin Arts Council. The artist photographed her grandmother during the last ten years of her life.

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Short North Murals

Short North Murals

| December 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

The series of murals dotting the Short North marks the second time in recent years that the urban arts district has installed large-scale public artwork on brick buildings to showcase young professional artists from the area.

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Artist Profile: Bill Cohen

Artist Profile: Bill Cohen

| December 17, 2014 | 1 Comment

Bill Cohen recently retired after spending more than 40 years reporting for Ohio’s public radio and television stations, covering important issues of government and public policy. But when he wasn’t using his voice to report current events, he was using it through music and song to encourage listeners to remember headlines from the past.

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Plein Air Artist Jon Browning

Plein Air Artist Jon Browning

| December 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Regardless of nature’s temperament – rain, sleet, snow and subzero weather – plein air artists are outside, capturing the landscape on canvass. In this segment we meet Jon Browning, a plein air painter who also has a unique circumstance for he came to art later in life and currently is a practicing criminal law attorney.

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