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The Confluence Cast: Lane Czaplinski of the Wexner Center

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Lane Czaplinski of the Wexner Center

How do cultural art centers decide what’s worthy of presentation? I sat down with Lane Czaplinski, the Wexner Center for the Arts’ new director of performing arts to talk about his journey from literature student to arts curator, his impressions of Columbus, and some of the exciting shows coming up in the Wexner Center’s fall […]

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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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The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoon Crossroads Columbus

Next week, the capital city will be taken over by Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, a free, citywide arts festival hosted by people and places with a passion for cartoon arts. On the occasion of the festival, I sat down with Columbus-based artist creator Jeff Smith to talk about the festival, his work, and why Columbus is the […]

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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 DESSERT FEST 2018!

The biggest dessert festival in Columbus returns! Join us on Saturday, February 3rd for the Sweet Treats Dessert Festival and taste all of the best desserts that Columbus has to offer! Limited tickets are available and are expected to sell out in advance:

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