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The Confluence Cast: Bryan Christopher Moss

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Bryan Christopher Moss

How can we make Columbus a true hub for visual art? We tackle that and more with artist and educator Bryan Christopher Moss in this week’s episode, recorded live at Independents’ Day. This week’s episode is presented by the Julep Preview Party on September 23rd. http://theconfluencecast.com/episodes/9_bryanmoss.mp3 Follow the Confluence Cast: Web | iTunes | Facebook | Twitter

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Orange Barrel Media Installs Subway Cars for Graffiti Mural

Walker Evans Walker Evans Orange Barrel Media Installs Subway Cars for Graffiti Mural

While many people want to see a real light-rail or streetcar or subway line in Columbus, the opportunity to see a make-believe version has presented itself this weekend at the Independents’ Day festival in Franklinton. Local advertising company and event sponsor Orange Barrel Media installed a life-size subway train on Lucas Street next to Land […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ohioana Library’s David Weaver on Celebrating Ohio Literature

David Weaver David Weaver Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ohioana Library’s David Weaver on Celebrating Ohio Literature

The annual Ohioana Awards are among the nation’s oldest and most prestigious state prizes for outstanding literary achievement. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the awards, which will be presented Friday, Sept. 23, at 6 p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse. The producer and emcee for the event is Ohioana Executive Director, David Weaver, a […]

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Two New Bold Booths Approved for Downtown Parking Lots

Brent Warren Brent Warren Two New Bold Booths Approved for Downtown Parking Lots

Two more parking lots Downtown are about to get the Bold Booths treatment. The program, first announced in 2014 as a continuation of the arts programming around the city’s 2012 bicentennial celebration, showcases striking redesigns by local architects of the attendant booths in selected lots. The first booth was unveiled last year, in the Great […]

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Front Porch Festival Planned for University District Neighborhoods

Brent Warren Brent Warren Front Porch Festival Planned for University District Neighborhoods

Organizers hope that a new festival staged on University District front porches will showcase the creativity and artistic spirit of the Glen Echo and SoHud neighborhoods. Wild Goose Creative received a Community Arts Grant from the Ohio Alliance for Arts Education to put on the new event, which will take place on the afternoon of […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

Lynette Santoro-Au Lynette Santoro-Au Columbus Makes Art Presents: Don Dodrill, Co-Founder of the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

In 1966 Upper Arlington residents Don Dodrill and Louise Lamboley decided to have an “outdoor art exhibit featuring works by local area artists.” Don shared, “Labor Day seemed to be an appropriate time for such an event as people would be out and about enjoying the last holiday of summer.” The first year there were […]

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Review: Clarence Darrow’s Words as Art

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Clarence Darrow’s Words as Art

Stacy Leeman is a local Columbus artist with some long tentacles. In recent months, her works have been featured in shows throughout the country from Alabama to New York to Oregon. Leeman’s style is abstract, she calls it “gestural symbolism” describing that as “mark making and juxtaposing incongruous colors to create a unified and absorbing […]

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