Standing at the top of a long, dark ramp, Ohio State’s 60th drum major Nathan MacMaster prepares for his big entrance in front of a crowd of over 100,000 football fans. Much has been written about the Ohio State Marching Band and its innovative halftime performances. MacMaster tells us why his role as drum major is an “honor of a lifetime.”
Bexley native Bill Cohen spent more than 40 years reporting for Ohio’s public radio and television stations. But when he wasn’t reporting on current events, he was using his voice through music and song. Bill and his brother Bob Cohen performed at the Jewish Community Center in Bexley. They helped define their generation and shape music of America.
On Monday, May 18, WOSU-TV will premiere its latest installment of the Emmy-award winning “Columbus Neighborhoods” documentary series. The Tri-Village neighborhood encompasses Marble Cliff, Grandview Heights and Upper Arlington, each a distinct community but with a shared history.
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.
Brother Bill and Bob Cohen, recently performed to an audience at the Jewish Community Center in Bexley, sharing more than six decades worth of popular songs written by Jewish songwriters. From “Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer” to “White Christmas,” these songwriters helped define their generation and shape the music of America.
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 [...]
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 [...]