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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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Columbus Arts Funding and Support Grew in 2013

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus Arts Funding and Support Grew in 2013

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) has officially been under the helm of new President Tom Katzenmeyer for just over a year, but the organization is already accomplishing the main thing he set out to do: increase funding for art and culture in Columbus. GCAC released their annual Report to the Community today, which revealed […]

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GCAC Presents: The Making of GLUE

 Matt Slaybaugh GCAC Presents: The Making of GLUE

Nov. 2009 – Michelle Whited and I are driving to Ikea to buy set-pieces. On the way we discuss some ideas I have for shows and she comes up with the name “Glue.” Jul. 17, 2013 – We’ve been thinking about this show for so long that we have an overwhelming flood of ideas. Leigh […]

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Crowdfunding Platform Launches to Support Local Arts & Culture

Walker Evans Walker Evans Crowdfunding Platform Launches to Support Local Arts & Culture

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) has partnered with the Arts & Science Council (ASC) to locally launch power2give.org, a Charlotte-based online fundraising platform that is designed to support local arts and culture projects in the region. “power2give is an easy way for individuals to learn about and financially support local grassroots arts projects,” said […]

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Tom Katzenmeyer Ramps Up Funding for Art and Culture in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans Tom Katzenmeyer Ramps Up Funding for Art and Culture in Columbus

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) kicked off 2013 with the announcement of new leadership and a renewed focus. The arts organization tapped Tom Katzenmeyer as its new President, who previously worked on a regional study and action plan to help funnel more public and private dollars into local arts and culture institutions. We sat […]

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GCAC Presents: The Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus fosters understanding through music

 Patrick Roehrenbeck GCAC Presents: The Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus fosters understanding through music

“Voices Raised, Lives Changed”. What does this phrase mean to you? Speaking out against inequality, helping those less fortunate, ensuring a voice for those who may not feel they have one, advocating against bullying. “Voices Raised, Lives Changed” can mean many things to many people. We live these words every day through our singing voices, […]

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