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Art Review: Nick George’s Degrees of Freedom

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Art Review: Nick George’s Degrees of Freedom

Contemporary photography, maybe epitomized in the popular consciousness by Cindy Sherman and Jeff Wall, seems to discard Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment” in favor of a vivisection of the moment, something pushing against the limitations of the box of the camera and the box of the print. How much can you pour into the light captured by […]

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School Issues: All About the Slam

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott School Issues:  All About the Slam

Even if you don’t like poetry; even if you don’t like high culture and academic pursuits, you probably like slam poetry. It’s Henry Rollins’ territory. Slam poetry has the rhythm and intensity of a rap. Videos featuring slam poetry go viral with upwards of 15 million hits on YouTube. And the very best in local […]

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Amy Turn Sharp and alison rose Collaborate to Create Visual Poetry

Anne Evans Anne Evans Amy Turn Sharp and alison rose Collaborate to Create Visual Poetry

The Indianola Stroll returns for its second season this Friday. Inspired by the Short North’s Gallery Hop and Gay Street’s Moonlight Market, the Indianola Stroll is an evening where businesses stay open later in the evening, artists join storefronts for special shows, musicians wander the street, and many of the businesses offer specials. For Friday’s […]

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MadLab XX: A Look Back and Forward

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford MadLab XX: A Look Back and Forward

Anything that lasts 20 years is going to attract its share of passionate adherents and passionate detractors. There will be a refocusing: interests and passions are subject to change, and in the way of things, it’s inevitable that the once-anarchic and freewheeling will become solidified. MadLab Theatre, since producing their first show in 1995, is […]

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Short North Alliance Relaunches ShortNorth.org Website

Walker Evans Walker Evans Short North Alliance Relaunches ShortNorth.org Website

Visitors to ShortNorth.org today may have noticed some changes are afoot. The official website of the neighborhood got a relaunch thanks to efforts by the Short North Alliance (SNA) and their design team at Cement Marketing. The new site includes a responsive (mobile/tablet friendly) design, new branding and a new events calendar among other features. […]

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Six Stops for Gallery Hop: April 2015 Edition

Walker Evans Walker Evans Six Stops for Gallery Hop: April 2015 Edition

Warmer weather is slowly starting to arrive, and it’s just in time for Gallery Hop in the Short North tonight! As always, the neighborhood’s staple event features some of the best art exhibitions, dining options, shopping opportunities, potent potables and people-watching this side of the Olentangy. Below are six reasons you should check it out […]

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Orange Barrel Media Pays Homage to Franklinton History With New Mural

Walker Evans Walker Evans Orange Barrel Media Pays Homage to Franklinton History With New Mural

On Friday, Franklinton took one step closer to becoming the city’s official new arts district with the unveiling of a 5,000 square foot mural on the south side of the new Orange Barrel Media building. The installation is a digitally printed enlargement of an oil painting by Ohio artist Emily Jay, which depicts a scene […]

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