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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ron Jenkins, Creator of CSO’s Holiday Pops

Rolanda Copley Rolanda Copley Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ron Jenkins, Creator of CSO’s Holiday Pops

The Columbus Symphony’s Holiday Pops concerts have become an annual tradition in Columbus, kicking off the season each year in grand holiday style. Holiday Pops is the brainchild of Ron Jenkins, chorus master of the Columbus Symphony Chorus, who has conducted all 100 performances since its inception. Jenkins took a moment between hectic holiday rehearsals […]

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Danceville, U.S.A. Takes Win at Ohio Star Ball For Third Year in a Row

Anne Evans Anne Evans Danceville, U.S.A. Takes Win at Ohio Star Ball For Third Year in a Row

Danceville, U.S.A., the ballroom dance studio located in the Short North has earned another win from the Ohio Star Ball, the largest ballroom dance competition in the United States. The group placed first in the group formation category, winning that category for the third year in a row. “Over 100 studios competed,” says Kylie Kochert, […]

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Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Franklinton Artists Mix Pro Wrestling With Creativity

Local 'Wrestling' League Nixes Stereotypes

As with any music and arts fest, this September’s Independents’ Day Festival in East Franklinton attracted a crowd made of eclectics and hobbyists. Amidst all the local artists, musicians, and chefs was a group of individuals dressed in full lucha libra (Mexican wrestling garb) performing an odd mix of painting and fighting. It’s the Artists […]

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Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

Walker Evans Walker Evans Input Solicited for Olde Towne East Public Art Installation

The Olde Towne East Neighborhood Association (OTENA) is seeking neighborhood input on a new public art installation on Parsons Avenue. The project was originally announced nearly two years ago, but the artwork component was slated to come on line as a final phase in 2017 following roadwork and utility work that needed to take place […]

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Dance Preview: Dance Downtown 2016 Returns to the Riffe Center Nov 11 and 12

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Dance Preview: Dance Downtown 2016 Returns to the Riffe Center Nov 11 and 12

The newly christened Davidson Theatre (formerly the Capitol) again plays host to the 2016 edition of one of the brightest lights in the OSU Department of Dance’s season, Dance Downtown. Helen Alkire, the founder of OSU’s dance program, convinced the university to add dance to their curriculum in the 1950s and became the first chair of […]

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Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

It would be easy to survey contemporary art and assume it stole all its best moves from consumer product design and marketing. Whether it is the epic gloss and shine of Jeff Koons, the flawless finishes of Anish Kapoor, the pop-infused stylings of Takashi Murakami, or the cool, oversized appropriations of Richard Prince, art today […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents 
Lonny Nichols on the Cultural Arts Center and its Studio Art Sale

Ashley Fuentes Ashley Fuentes Columbus Makes Art Presents 
Lonny Nichols on the Cultural Arts Center and its Studio Art Sale

On Nov. 11, 5 p.m. – 8 p.m., and Nov. 12, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Columbus Cultural Arts Center hosts its annual Studio Art Sale. Lonny Nichols is one of the enthusiastic student artists who will be selling at the event, and he shared about the sale and his involvement at the CAC. […]

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