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A look at local artists, galleries, performance events, exhibition reviews, and everything in between.

CCAD Building an Urban Campus Downtown

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Columbus Alive wrote District discovery by Brittany Kress October 11th, 2007 About 10 years ago, Columbus College of Art and Design administrators decided that a jumble of old, bunker-like buildings didn’t make a campus, especially for creative students. So they drew up some plans, planted a massive red “Art” sculpture in the center of campus […]


Junichi Hirokami and the CSO play Beethoven’s Ninth

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The Other Paper wrote 9: The big one All orchestras are judged by how well they play Beethoven’s Ninth. Tomorrow, Junichi Hirokami and the CSO will step up to the plate. by xxx / October 11, 2007 David to Beethoven’s Goliath: Junichi Hirokami, music director of the Columbus Symphony Orchestra “I am always thinking about […]


CATCO stages a daring black comedy

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The Other Paper wrote CATCO stages a daring black comedy, but it’s hedging its bets by RICHARD ADES / October 4, 2007 Geoff Nelson has a message for the Contemporary American Theatre Company’s faithful subscribers: If The Pillowman doesn’t sound like your kind of play, he’ll exchange your tickets for something else. CATCO’s artistic director […]

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Opera Columbus is back with La Boheme

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The Other Paper wrote After two years of near-poverty, Opera Columbus is back—with La Boheme by richard ades / October 4, 2007 With a plot centering on starving artists, La Boheme seems like the perfect fit for Opera Columbus, which was nearly killed by its own cash shortage in the past couple of years. The […]


"How the Fisherman Tricked the Genie" Reissued

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Aladdin Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, is issuing a new paperback edition of “How the Fisherman Tricked the Genie,” a critically acclaimed picture book by local author Christopher “Kitoba” Sunami. “Fisherman” was named a Notable Book by the International Reading Association in 2003 and nominated for the Georgia Children’s Book Award in 2006. […]


Putting ‘Columbus in Focus’

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UWeekly.com wrote Putting ‘Columbus in Focus’ September 19, 2007 By Jason Latimer In a city known nationwide for its legendary college football program, the film and video community has had a love-hate relationship with Columbus. But in recent years, with the advent of cheaper and higher-quality video equipment, Columbus has become a mecca for young […]

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Local Artist gets write up for out of town show


thesouthendnews.com wrote Art Night at the Fi-Nite Crystal Nelson Issue date: 9/12/07 Fi-Nite Gallery curator Maya Caldwell explained, “I think Ernest is inspired by the cubist and the futurist movement; he employs studies of motion and colors.” Also turning heads at the Fi-Nite Friday evening was Sara Adrian with her paintings titled “Bus Stop Waiting” […]


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