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.
It’s been a tumultuous year for the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. It nearly went bankrupt; lost its popular conductor Junichi Hirokami; and musicians for a time refused salary and benefits concessions.
Driving the back roads of Ohio may take a little longer this time of year. Farm machinery is headed to and from the field as trucks haul the harvest into town. The wind is whipping up dried corn leaves too, another sign that the corn harvest is underway. In Fayette County, southwest of Columbus, farmers might have a good crop year in spite of a shortage of rainfall.
Ohio State University’s veterinary hospital is treating an animal for possible food contamination. A Canadian pet food company has recalled dozens of brands of dog and cat food after reported deaths and pet illnesses.