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Short North Stage to Reopen Garden Theatre as Arts Venue in 2012

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The performance stage inside the Garden Theatre building went dark decades ago, but a new nonprofit is dedicated to bringing it back to life. Short North Stage began organizing over a year ago with the mission to create a new performing arts theatre group in Columbus and have taken on the task of rebuilding the […]

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Bryan Kossmann Tapped as New President of Couchfire Collective

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bryan Kossmann Tapped as New President of Couchfire Collective

The Couchfire Collective independent arts organization is celebrating their fifth anniversary in 2011 with a transition in leadership. Co-founder and past president Adam Brouillette is handing over the reigns to two-year Couchfire member Bryan Kossmann. “I am excited to take on this responsibility,” said Kossman. “While the direction of the group may change in the […]

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SoHud Community Mural Project Unveiled

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Over the past few months, Wild Goose Creative has been spearheading a community mural project to replace the graffiti-covered building located on the southwest corner of Summit and Hudson. A design for the mural submitted by Tim Lai Architect was selected and accepted last week by the community group leading this initiative. The design features […]

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Homeport Gallery Opens in King Lincoln District

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The Columbus Housing Partnership has maintained a presence in the King Lincoln District over the past few years through their involvement in development projects through their Homeport housing programs, as well as the successful North of Broad development. Their presence just expanded again with the grand opening of the Homeport Gallery, a new arts venue […]

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Columbus Arts Festival Turns 50

 Alexandra Kelley Fox Columbus Arts Festival Turns 50

The 50th anniversary of The Columbus Arts Festival takes place on June 3-5 in the Discovery District. More than 230 artists from around the country were chosen out of 1,000 applicants to participate in the three-day event. The Greater Columbus Arts Council, which organizes the festival, decided to include more local artists and restaurants this […]

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Columbus Museum Hosts Local Artist Exhibition

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Starting in April, you’ll be able to find the work of local artists on display at the Columbus Museum of Art in the 2011 Greater Columbus Arts Council Visual Arts exhibition. The exhibiting artists include Mary Jo Bole, Jill Gallenstein, Michael B. Hays, Lynda McClanahan, Danielle Julian Norton and Steven Thurston. “CMA is excited to […]

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GCAC Launches New & Improved ColumbusArts.com

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Yesterday, the Greater Columbus Arts Council relaunched ColumbusArts.com, on online directory for the local arts community. The site allows local artists and arts organizations to create profiles and online portfolios to share their work. It also allows arts patrons to connect with local artists and other arts enthusiasts. A new event calendar system also allows […]

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