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GCAC Presents is a bi-weekly column brought to you by the Greater Columbus Arts Council – supporting art and advancing culture in Columbus – in partnership with the Columbus Arts Marketing Association, a professional development and networking association of arts marketers. Each column will be written by a different local arts organization to give you an insiders look at the arts in Columbus.

GCAC Presents: Jazz In Shining Armor

Joey Hendrickson Joey Hendrickson GCAC Presents: Jazz In Shining Armor

We may never know what goes through the mind of a composer. But we get the joy of hearing what happens through their hands — works of weathered inner strength transposed into mood altering sound that moves, pushes and pulls us towards something greater than ourselves. Maybe we didn’t notice it or realize it in […]

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GCAC Presents: The Making of a Band: Capital Pride Band Celebrating 10 Years

Kevin Vaselakes Kevin Vaselakes GCAC Presents: The Making of a Band: Capital Pride Band Celebrating 10 Years

In 1999, a lone trumpet player showed up on a dare at the Bat-N-Rouge charity softball event during Columbus Pride weekend. He assisted the cheerleaders in exciting the crowd with familiar tunes like “Charge” and “Eat ‘em Up Raw Raw Raw.” The following year the trumpeter and a percussionist friend organized a 13-member pep band […]

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GCAC Presents: Ohioana Author-Palooza!

David Weaver David Weaver GCAC Presents: Ohioana Author-Palooza!

Ohio’s largest literary event is moving downtown . . . and you’re invited! The Ohioana Library has been collecting, preserving, and celebrating Ohio literature since it was founded in 1929 by then-Ohio First Lady Martha Kinney Cooper (an avid reader who wanted a collection of books by Ohio authors in the Governor’s Mansion). Its tagline […]

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GCAC Presents: Clayspace Provides a Studio For All Who Wish to Play and Work with Clay

Tami Knight Tami Knight GCAC Presents: Clayspace Provides a Studio For All Who Wish to Play and Work with Clay

The arts are thriving in Columbus! An especially exciting part of our vibrant art scene is the opportunity for hands-on participation. Clayspace offers just that – with classes, workshops and lessons for curious first-timers as well as amateurs and part-time artists. Our studio and accompanying Gallery 831, open since 2006, supports and showcases local emerging and […]

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GCAC Presents: Shen Yun Performing Arts Brings the True Chinese Culture to Columbus Despite Objections of Communist Party

Lucia Dunn Lucia Dunn GCAC Presents: Shen Yun Performing Arts Brings the True Chinese Culture to Columbus Despite Objections of  Communist Party

STANDING OVATIONS at the world’s top venues, royalty attending in Europe, sold-out shows throughout North America, and packed house across Asia have made Shen Yun an international phenomenon. Don’t miss Shen Yun’s all-new 2015 production, March 11-12 Ohio Theatre. For the sixth straight year, performing arts lovers in Columbus will have the opportunity to experience […]

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GCAC Presents: ProMusica Presents Classical Comedy

 Brittany Lockman GCAC Presents: ProMusica Presents Classical Comedy

One of the hottest topics in the classical music world today is bringing in new audiences, which is certainly something that we are always thinking about here at ProMusica Chamber Orchestra. We all want to share this powerful music with everyone -not just with those who are in-the-know and well educated in all things orchestral. […]

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GCAC Presents: Shadowbox Live Remains America’s Largest Resident Theatre Company

 Stacie Boord GCAC Presents: Shadowbox Live Remains America’s Largest Resident Theatre Company

Did you know that Columbus is home to Largest Resident Theatre Company in America? Shadowbox Live is celebrating it’s 25th year and we couldn’t be more proud to be a Columbus original. This year we will have produced over 20 productions, presented more than 500 performances and entertained more than 90,000 patrons. Our annual budget […]

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