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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Director Jordan Davis on Beckett’s Waiting For Godot

Michael Garrett Herring Michael Garrett Herring Columbus Makes Art Presents: Director Jordan Davis on Beckett’s Waiting For Godot

Red Herring Productions takes on Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot, one of the most influential plays of the 20th century, running through Oct. 28 at the Franklinton Playhouse. We caught up with director Jordan Davis to talk about her background in theater, her love of Beckett and her ideas for his most famous play. Michael: […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Tiffany Christopher Focuses on Community and Culture

Anne Evans Anne Evans Local Artist Spotlight: Tiffany Christopher Focuses on Community and Culture

With the celebrations of Halloween and Día de los Muertos approaching, there is no better local artist to chat with than Tiffany Christopher of Memoire Arts. Christopher has a show of new work, Cuentos (Stories), tonight (October 13) at 400 West Rich in  the Northern Gallery. Viewing is from 6-10 p.m., or by private appointment […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: HighBall Halloween Performer Doc Robinson on Columbus, Artistic Inspiration & The Beatles

Sara Wolff Sara Wolff Columbus Makes Art Presents: HighBall Halloween Performer Doc Robinson on Columbus, Artistic Inspiration & The Beatles

On Friday, Oct. 20, HighBall Halloween celebrates 10 years of costumes and creativity for HB: On The Rocks as 10 local bands pay tribute to music and style icons and the era they defined. Doc Robinson headlines a mixed set of originals and covers by the Beatles, along with other local favorites. The band is […]

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Lacemakers of Central Ohio Create Bobbin Lace

Randi Walle Randi Walle Lacemakers of Central Ohio Create Bobbin Lace

Handmade lace may seem like an interest of a bygone era to most, but for the Lacemakers of Central Ohio, Columbus’ branch of the International Organization of Lace, it’s a weekly event. Every Wednesday, members gather at the Gillie Center on Morse Road to work on handmade bobbin lace projects. The art of lacemaking has […]

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The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Next week, the capital city will be taken over by Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, a free, citywide arts festival hosted by people and places with a passion for cartoon arts. On the occasion of the festival, I sat down with Columbus-based artist creator Jeff Smith to talk about the festival, his work, and why Columbus is the […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Richard Duarte Brown Talks Inspirations in Making & Teaching Art

Lacey Luce Lacey Luce Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Richard Duarte Brown Talks Inspirations in Making & Teaching Art

Richard Duarte Brown has been making art since the age of six, but he is also well known in the Columbus community for teaching art through countless programs. For the second year in a row, Duarte will open his studio to the public during Columbus Open Studio & Stage, Oct. 7-8. Lacey Luce interviewed Duarte […]

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Naturally Impactful: “The Sight of Music” Debuts at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center September 29

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea Naturally Impactful: “The Sight of Music” Debuts at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center September 29

On September 29, the Columbus Cultural Arts Center will debut “The Sight of Music,” a six-week exhibition in the Center’s Main Gallery, featuring visual representations of music intended to highlight how “music is the soundtrack of our lives.” As part of the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, the Cultural Arts Center features several galleries and […]

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