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Jazz Moves Columbus – The Documentary : Watch it Here

Jazz Moves Columbus – The Documentary : Watch it Here

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jazz Moves Columbus is a new WOSU documentary that chronicles the creation of the performance series of the same name earlier this year.  The theatrical collaboration staged by BalletMet, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO), and WOSU Public Media  was performed 13 times in February at the Riffe Center to celebrate Columbus’s bicentennial. The behind-the-scenes look [...]

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Bicentennial Pavilion Opens at Columbus Commons

Bicentennial Pavilion Opens at Columbus Commons

| May 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

The christening of the new pavilion at the Columbus Commons downtown included a nice lunch for perhaps 150 on stage sponsored by the Columbus Foundation. I think our table was approximately where the tattoo parlor was in the demolished City Center Mall.  But what a transformation of space from the claustrophobic mall to open space [...]

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Jazz Moves Columbus featured on Columbus Underground

Jazz Moves Columbus featured on Columbus Underground

| January 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Check out this great feature on “Jazz Moves Columbus” in today’s Philanthropy Friday from Columbus Foundation/Columbus Underground. Be sure to also check out the rehearsal/interview video and help spread the word of this groundbreaking event which opens February 2nd at the Capitol Theatre at the Riffe Center!  

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The Big Give Raises over $58,000 for WOSU

The Big Give Raises over $58,000 for WOSU

| November 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

As you may have read, The Big Give from the Columbus Foundation leveraged more than $8.7 million for area nonprofits—a truly extraordinary day of giving in central Ohio. The Foundation announced today that WOSU Public Media raised an estimated $50,398.87 and will receive $6,541.65 in matching dollars and $1,182.48 in credit card fee reimbursements, totaling $58,123.00 [...]

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A Way Forward  — Be Connected

A Way Forward — Be Connected

| September 21, 2011 | 1 Comment

The powerful panel of “A WAY FORWARD” focused on the connection between the arts and local economy in a forum taped for broadcast and posted online by WOSU TV. The broadcast is Sunday, September 25th at 1 pm.  The Dispatch called the event a pep rally and it certainly emphasized the positive over the fact [...]

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Studies point to Arts at Risk

Studies point to Arts at Risk

| February 2, 2011 | 0 Comments

Two reports, one national and another focused on Columbus point to the challenges facing nonprofit arts organizations today. The Americans for the Arts announced the first update to its National Arts Index. The 2010 Index offers the first comprehensive picture of how the arts fared during the Great Recession. An increasing number of organizations and [...]

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