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GCAC Presents: German Village Art Crawl Turns Garages into Galleries

 Jeff Tobin GCAC Presents: German Village Art Crawl Turns Garages into Galleries

Who throws an art festival in a neighborhood alley? German Village, that’s who. A couple of years back, some residents had the crazy idea to turn several garages along Macon Alley into art galleries for a unique one-night event. They asked homeowners along the alley for permission. They sent out invites to some of the […]

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GCAC Presents: VSA Ohio Brings Artists with Disabilities to Pearl Market

Morgan Green Morgan Green GCAC Presents: VSA Ohio Brings Artists with Disabilities to Pearl Market

Farmers’ and Artisan markets in the summer season provide artists and crafters with a valuable opportunity to market their trades, sell their work, and be part of the vibrant Columbus community. Every summer through fall, downtown Columbus is home to the Pearl Alley Farmers’ Market, which now serves as a valuable service opportunity for VSA […]

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GCAC Presents: Columbus Arts Festival Returns to the Riverfront Next Weekend

 Jennifer Sadler GCAC Presents: Columbus Arts Festival Returns to the Riverfront Next Weekend

The Columbus Arts Festival is just around the corner! June 6th, 7th, and 8th, hundreds of thousands of people are expected to convene at the Riverfront in the heart of downtown to enjoy artwork created by more than 280 artists from across North America, continuous entertainment, hands-on art activities and homegrown art from some of […]

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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: 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: 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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