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 Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
Sheriff In Washington To Support Exotic Animal Bill
The Muskingum county sheriff who oversaw the response to a massive exotic animal release is visiting Washington to support a federal bill that would restrict the private ownership and breeding of lions, tigers and other big cats.
Sheriff Matt Lutz is scheduled today to brief leaders about what happened when a suicidal owner apparently released lions, tigers and other exotic animals that were killed by authorities near Zanesville last fall.
Lutz says the federal legislation would help authorities track the cats and conduct inspections.
The briefing is also expected to include actress and animal activist Tippi Hedren, who’s best known for being terrorized by crows in Alfred Hitchcock’s “The Birds.” Hedren keeps rescued big cats at her California preserve and helped put together the federal legislation.