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The Confluence Cast: Choreographer and Dancer Bebe Miller

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Choreographer and Dancer Bebe Miller

How do the choices artists make in their creative process affect what we experience as an audience? I sat down with Bebe Miller, acclaimed choreographer, dancer and director of the Bebe Miller Company to talk about how she arrived at dance as an art form, her newest work In a Rhythm, the keys to appreciating modern […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Tariq Tarey Bringing the Wonder to Wonderball

Melissa Ferguson Melissa Ferguson Columbus Makes Art Presents: Tariq Tarey Bringing the Wonder to Wonderball

Tariq Tarey is a documentary photographer, skilled in both still photography and video, who specializes in refugee affairs. In July of 2006, Tariq’s show, Forlorn in Ohio, which documented the plight of Somali refugees, appeared at the Kiaca Gallery in Columbus. Forlorn in Ohio also traveled to Wright State University in 2007. Several images from […]

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Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life at Wexner Center for the Arts

 Jeff Regensburger Art Review: Cindy Sherman’s Imitation of Life at Wexner Center for the Arts

I wouldn’t know Cindy Sherman from Adam. Or Eve. Or any of the other hundreds of personages she’s adopted during the course of a career that’s spanned 40 years now. I realized this as I traversed the dizzying array of the artist’s photographs on view at the Wexner Center’s current exhibition, Cindy Sherman: Imitation of […]

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The Confluence Cast: Brandon Anderson of Shadowbox Live

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Brandon Anderson of Shadowbox Live

What’s the role of locally-produced art in shaping our identity as a city? I sat down with Brandon Anderson, General Manager of Shadowbox Live and Backstage Bistro to talk about the Columbus theater scene, the origins of Shadowbox, what it means to be the general manager of America’s largest resident theater company and the responsibility […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Rossen Milanov on Bringing Spanish Flare to Columbus

Holly Wiencek Holly Wiencek Columbus Makes Art Presents: Rossen Milanov on Bringing Spanish Flare to Columbus

Rossen Milanov is an established conductor with a considerable national and international presence. As the Music Director for the Columbus Symphony, as well as several orchestras around the world, he’s proud to call Columbus his home. His international expertise inspires the unique flair and worldview he brings to Columbus audiences through his concert programming. Holly: […]

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

Michael Garrett Herring Michael Garrett Herring Columbus Makes Art Presents: Director Jordan Davis on 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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