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The Confluence Cast: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

What is the role of a conductor in helping an orchestra perform to the best of its ability? I sat down with David Danzmayr, music director of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, for an engaging conversation about his surprising journey from Austrian piano prodigy to American music director, how ProMusica impressed him with its singular focus and […]

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Jest Jugglers of Columbus Welcome New Members

Randi Walle Randi Walle Jest Jugglers of Columbus Welcome New Members

Columbus is home to many things – great football, hot new restaurants, and a booming art scene. A lesser-known but equally as interesting fact is that Columbus lays claim to the oldest and longest-running juggling group. The Jest Jugglers of Columbus have been around since the 1970s, practicing the art of juggling. Contrary to assumptions, […]

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Making Columbus Age Friendly: A Note from City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano

Michael Stinziano Michael Stinziano Making Columbus Age Friendly: A Note from City Council President Pro Tem Michael Stinziano

We’re getting older. While your first reaction might be an eye roll for saying the obvious, I want you to think about the fact that we are all experiencing the obstacles of aging on a daily basis. Older neighborhoods in cities like Columbus have cracked sidewalks, crosswalks that offer little time to cross busy streets, […]

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The Confluence Cast: Matthew Goldstein of Besa

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Matthew Goldstein of Besa

How do we make the best use of our time and resources to make the biggest impact in our neighborhoods and in our city? I sat down with Matthew Goldstein, Executive Director of Besa, to talk about helping people and businesses give back to their community, innovative, technology-driven approaches to service, the important work being […]

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At Home by High: Building a Support Network for Short North’s Aging Residents

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega At Home by High: Building a Support Network for Short North’s Aging Residents

When Katie Beaumont’s mom moved in with her, she thought things would get easier. As an older woman with limited mobility and early signs of dementia, her mom needed near-constant assistance, so a shared residence made sense. But, when falls became more frequent, Beaumont realized she needed someone to fill the gaps between her and […]

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Interview: CCAD’s Melanie Corn on the Future of the School

Brent Warren Brent Warren Interview: CCAD’s Melanie Corn on the Future of the School

Melanie Corn began her tenure as President of the Columbus College of Art and Design (CCAD) in March of 2016. The school, with its campus centered around the intersection of East Gay Street and Cleveland Avenue, has long played an important role in the life of Downtown Columbus. With so many changes on the horizon […]

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Crew Membership Advisory Board Member Resigns Over Relocation News

Stefanie Olejniczak Stefanie Olejniczak Crew Membership Advisory Board Member Resigns Over Relocation News

Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt wants a new stadium, or he’s moving the team to Austin. The news was first reported by Sports Illustrated last night and caused a stir in the community, with local leaders expressing their own disappointment earlier today. Below is an open letter of resignation in response to Precourt’s demands […]

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