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GCAC Presents: Music Among Friends, Chamber Music Columbus

 Diane Driessen GCAC Presents: Music Among Friends, Chamber Music Columbus

Would you join an arts organization, if at the end of the season you would be asked to share the costs of any funding shortfall? This is exactly what people did when Chamber Music Columbus (CMColumbus) got its start. It was called the “system of guarantors” and a group literally brought their checkbooks and wrote […]

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GCAC Presents: Dance Matters – Engaging Communities

 Jane D’Angelo GCAC Presents: Dance Matters – Engaging Communities

OhioDance believes in the power of dance to effect change. OhioDance is a statewide service agency and a socially-concerned community organization. Through festivals and conferences, educational resources, networking opportunities, dance artist services, and community outreach efforts, OhioDance serves all organizations and individuals that share our commitment to the transformational art of dance. The OhioDance Festival […]

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The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans The Vanderelli Room Art Gallery Opens in Franklinton

Alicia Jean (AJ for short) Vanderelli has been a part of the artistic renaissance in Franklinton ever since she first moved into her studio space at 400 West Rich in late 2011. This weekend, she’s expanding her commitment exponentially with the grand opening of The Vanderelli Room, a brand-new art gallery space located in a […]

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GCAC Presents: Sneak Peek of The Columbus International Film + Video Festival

 Susan Halpern GCAC Presents: Sneak Peek of The Columbus International Film + Video Festival

What does Brothers Drake Mead, recycling, sex workers and people with disabilities have in common? They are all featured in films at the 62ndt Columbus International Film + Video Festival. Shorts, features, narratives, documentaries and even a poetic tale depicting current events through a merger with reality are featured in the longest running film festival […]

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6 Stops for Gallery Hop: November 2014 Edition

Walker Evans Walker Evans 6 Stops for Gallery Hop: November 2014 Edition

Every first Saturday of every month, the Short North district hosts an array of activities in an event called Gallery Hop. During this bustling event from 4 pm to 10 pm (with some places staying open later) people come from all over Columbus to shop at boutiques, view galleries, listen to performers, and dine at […]

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GCAC Presents: It’s Not Just the Music, It’s the Experience

Sean Terrell Sean Terrell GCAC Presents: It’s Not Just the Music, It’s the Experience

I was recently reading through audience surveys from a CityMusic concert event when I stumbled upon a comment made by a long-time supporter of the organization. The comment read “CityMusic is Columbus’ best kept secret.” As I read through the other surveys, I kept coming back to this one comment. If CityMusic really is the […]

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Review: Parables and Politics & Elijah Pierce’s Art

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Review: Parables and Politics & Elijah Pierce’s Art

Elijah Pierce is one of the best known artists associated with Columbus. His works are held by major collections and his legacy continues to influence artists both locally and beyond. That’s a good thing. He deserves it. There are few artists who’ve had the impact and influence that Pierce has. The downside to all this […]

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