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GCAC Presents: OHIO-WHATTA?

David Weaver David Weaver GCAC Presents: OHIO-WHATTA?

The 85-year old library – with a somewhat confusing name – presents its annual book festival celebrating Ohio authors. I knew I had a challenge on the first call I made after the Ohioana Library hired me in 2005. Connecting with the man in charge of contributions at a local company, I introduced myself: “Hello, […]

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New Uses for Old Chairs

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott New Uses for Old Chairs

If you’ve spent any time on the north side of town in the last couple of weeks, you may have noticed some unusual art installations at local business such as Clintonville Outfitters or Weiland’s. Chicago had its cows on every corner, and Cincinnati did The Big Pig Gig… in comfortable Columbus, we’re more practical. Forty […]

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GCAC Presents: Frequency Fridays with Fuse Factory

 Alison Colman GCAC Presents: Frequency Fridays with Fuse Factory

The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab’s Flagship program, Frequency Fridays, is a monthly performance series featuring visual and sound artists, experimental musicians, instrument makers, and technologists whose experimental work with diverse media investigates the migration of computing out of the desktop PC and into the physical world. The purpose of Frequency Fridays is […]

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Katherine Kadish: Looking Back, Moving Forward

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Katherine Kadish: Looking Back, Moving Forward

It’s been a long winter. It’s been a cold winter and it’s been a grey winter. It’s also been a winter that doesn’t appear to be in any particular hurry to leave. Even as I type this (ten days into spring?), there is snow on the ground. Perhaps that’s why Katherine Kadish’s new paintings and […]

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Ethical Arts Collective Brings More Studio Space to Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Ethical Arts Collective Brings More Studio Space to Franklinton

When creative entrepreneurs LeAnne Johnson Absalom and Connie De Jong decided to take the plunge on leasing space in Franklinton, they never thought that they’d be creating another hub of activity for the emerging arts community in the neighborhood. “We didn’t expect to find an 8,200 square foot building,” explains Johnson Absalom, who is the Creative Director of […]

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Marcia Evans Gallery Opening Satellite Location in Franklinton

Walker Evans Walker Evans Marcia Evans Gallery Opening Satellite Location in Franklinton

As East Franklinton continues to rapidly grow into a new destination locale, one Short North Gallery owner is taking the opportunity to showcase the best of the local art scene across both neighborhoods. The Marcia Evans Gallery West will host their opening reception for on April 6th inside the new Ethical Arts Collective building at […]

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GCAC Presents: 50 Years of COSI

 Jaclyn Reynolds GCAC Presents: 50 Years of COSI

Explosions. Rats playing basketball. Static electricity making your hair stand straight up. Getting creeped out by the coal mine. Camp-ins with friends. No matter what stands out most in your memory, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating 50 years of what makes us uniquely COSI. March 29th marks our 50th Anniversary and we want […]

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