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Columbus Makes Art Presents is a bi-weekly column brought to you by the Greater Columbus Arts Council – supporting art and advancing culture in Columbus. The column is a project of the Art Makes Columbus campaign, telling the inspiring stories of the people and organizations who create Columbus art. Each column will be written by a different local arts organization to give you an insiders look at how #artmakescbus.

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

Michael Garrett Herring Michael Garrett Herring Columbus Makes Art Presents: Director Jordan Davis on Beckett’s 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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Columbus Makes Art Presents: HighBall Halloween Performer Doc Robinson on Columbus, Artistic Inspiration & The Beatles

Sara Wolff Sara Wolff Columbus Makes Art Presents: HighBall Halloween Performer Doc Robinson on Columbus, Artistic Inspiration & The Beatles

On Friday, Oct. 20, HighBall Halloween celebrates 10 years of costumes and creativity for HB: On The Rocks as 10 local bands pay tribute to music and style icons and the era they defined. Doc Robinson headlines a mixed set of originals and covers by the Beatles, along with other local favorites. The band is […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Richard Duarte Brown Talks Inspirations in Making & Teaching Art

Lacey Luce Lacey Luce Columbus Makes Art Presents: Artist Richard Duarte Brown Talks Inspirations in Making & Teaching Art

Richard Duarte Brown has been making art since the age of six, but he is also well known in the Columbus community for teaching art through countless programs. For the second year in a row, Duarte will open his studio to the public during Columbus Open Studio & Stage, Oct. 7-8. Lacey Luce interviewed Duarte […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Henry Hess Creating Art Inspired by 20th Century Pop Culture

Erin Hoppe Erin Hoppe Columbus Makes Art Presents: Henry Hess Creating Art Inspired by 20th Century Pop Culture

Henry Hess easily spends six hours a day creating outsider art with imagery inspired by 20th century pop culture. Henry is a teenager with autism living and working in Columbus. His artwork will be on display during the ReelAbilities Film Festival Columbus, Oct. 11-14. His mom, Amy, and mentor, Alicia Vanderelli, helped with his responses. […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

Lynette Santoro-Au Lynette Santoro-Au Columbus Makes Art Presents: Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

The Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival returns for the fifty-first time on Monday, September 4. The city’s signature event takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Northam Park. Established to provide an opportunity for artists beginning their careers as festival artists, the festival’s Emerging Artists’ Program invites artists interested in pursuing a […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Janet Chen on ProMusica’s Concerts Under the Stars

Brittany Lockman Brittany Lockman Columbus Makes Art Presents: Janet Chen on ProMusica’s Concerts Under the Stars

A musician herself, Executive Director Janet Chen leads ProMusica Chamber Orchestra in its efforts to bring world-class music to the Columbus community. In a series that she started six years ago, ProMusica brings three free concerts on Aug. 10, 12 and 13 to the grounds of Franklin Park Conservatory. Brittany: Tell me about your process […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Rachel Heine on Summer Stage Managing with CCT

Rachel Flenner Rachel Flenner Columbus Makes Art Presents Rachel Heine on Summer Stage Managing with CCT

Rachel Heine is working all summer with Columbus Children’s Theatre as Stage Manager for two of its Advanced Performance Academy productions, including the upcoming performances of Spring Awakening. This is Rachel’s third summer spent stage managing at CCT. I sat down with her to discuss returning to Columbus, how she got into stage management and […]

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