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.
WOSU News Archives For: January 18, 2008
Musicians and board members worry this could be the last season for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Six musicians walked out of a meeting with Columbus Symphony officials Thursday to protest changes which include job losses for full-time musicians.
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is considering appealing a Texas court decision that seven former Ohio State University primates do not have the legal right to sue. PETA tried to get legal standing for the primates, saying the conditions of their sanctuary was substandard.
Ohio’s Attorney General is going to court to try to shut down another charter school. It’s the fourth time that Marc Dann has accused of a charter school of violating its duty as a charitable trust.
The Columbus Museum of Art has passed the halfway point for its 80-million-dollar Art Matters fundraising campaign. The museum will allocate part of the money raised to an endowment. The remainder will go toward expansion and renovation which includes, oddly enough, a new loading dock.