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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: OHIO-WHATTA?

David Weaver David Weaver GCAC Presents: OHIO-WHATTA?

The 85-year old library – with a somewhat confusing name – presents its annual book festival celebrating Ohio authors. I knew I had a challenge on the first call I made after the Ohioana Library hired me in 2005. Connecting with the man in charge of contributions at a local company, I introduced myself: “Hello, […]

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GCAC Presents: Frequency Fridays with Fuse Factory

 Alison Colman GCAC Presents: Frequency Fridays with Fuse Factory

The Fuse Factory Electronic and Digital Arts Lab’s Flagship program, Frequency Fridays, is a monthly performance series featuring visual and sound artists, experimental musicians, instrument makers, and technologists whose experimental work with diverse media investigates the migration of computing out of the desktop PC and into the physical world. The purpose of Frequency Fridays is […]

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GCAC Presents: 50 Years of COSI

 Jaclyn Reynolds GCAC Presents: 50 Years of COSI

Explosions. Rats playing basketball. Static electricity making your hair stand straight up. Getting creeped out by the coal mine. Camp-ins with friends. No matter what stands out most in your memory, we hope you’ll join us in celebrating 50 years of what makes us uniquely COSI. March 29th marks our 50th Anniversary and we want […]

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GCAC Presents: Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus Reaches the World

 Marc Gofstein GCAC Presents: Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus Reaches the World

The lights dim in the theater. The conductor/artistic director makes his way to the podium followed by over 90 men dressed in tuxedos; each wearing a lavender colored tie, and a red & purple ribbon on their lapel. Suddenly the theater is transformed into a place of rousing musical celebration as this chorus begins to […]

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GCAC Presents: Who Can Like Freckles?

 William Goldsmith GCAC Presents: Who Can Like Freckles?

Growing up, I was a strawberry blonde farm kid… with freckles. I hated freckles. Any part of my body that was exposed to the sun “grew” those little suckers. Those cursed red things were everywhere, and the more I was in the sun, the more they showed up. The older I got, the more I […]

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GCAC Presents: Don’t You Forget About Me

 Scott Vezdos GCAC Presents: Don’t You Forget About Me

Under the direction of world-renowned band leader and trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO) continues to break new ground while honoring the rich heritage of America’s classical music – jazz. In “Don’t You Forget About Me” (February 6-9 at the Southern Theatre), everyone’s favorite former teenager joins the CJO in a salute […]

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GCAC Presents: Shipwrecked – a fantasy or a reality?

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha GCAC Presents: Shipwrecked – a fantasy or a reality?

Is Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself) fantasy or reality? You be the judge As CATCO begins rehearsals for its upcoming show, Shipwrecked! An Entertainment – The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself), the theatre organization has a word of advice – […]

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