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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Anne Evans Anne Evans Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Once named “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” Hedy Lamarr was synonymous with classic Hollywood glamour for her appearances in films such as Algiers (1938), White Cargo (1942), and Samson and Delilah (1949). But offscreen, the Austrian Jewish émigré was a technical visionary whose inventions in wireless communication (uncredited during her lifetime) helped lead […]

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Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Anne Evans Anne Evans Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

Once named “The Most Beautiful Woman in the World,” Hedy Lamarr was synonymous with classic Hollywood glamour for her appearances in films such as Algiers (1938), White Cargo (1942), and Samson and Delilah (1949). But offscreen, the Austrian Jewish émigré was a technical visionary whose inventions in wireless communication (uncredited during her lifetime) helped lead […]

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Counterfeit Madison Vinyl Release Party With Mary Lynn, Correy Parks, and Corbezzolo

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Counterfeit Madison is the musical manifestation of Columbus resident Sharon Udoh. A versatile artist, her funky-yet-classical piano playing and gospel-tinged voice—punctuated by the occasional burst of ecstasy—make for an experience that surpasses genre in the warmest, most welcoming of ways.Check out her magnetic on-stage presence and poignant songwriting at this local release party for her […]

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Leadership Prayer Breakfast – “Dream Bigger” with Bob Goff

  Leadership Prayer Breakfast – “Dream Bigger” with Bob Goff

Relā, a local Columbus nonprofit, is bringing in the author, lawyer, and humanitarian, Bob Goff. Bob is what he refers to as a “recovering lawyer” – he practiced law for 25 years only to stop practicing to pursue writing and speaking full time. He was on the New York Times bestsellers list and works to […]

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Film Festival: Unorthodocs

Anne Evans Anne Evans Film Festival: Unorthodocs

The Wex is thrilled to introduce Unorthodocs., a new festival celebrating the inspiring, illuminating, and intriguing possibilities of nonfiction filmmaking. Often classified as its own self-contained genre, documentaries have as many subcategories as fiction filmmaking (essay films, observational docs, issue films, and the increasingly prominent hybrid fiction/documentary, to name just a few). In the midst […]

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Public Art | A New Avenue for the Pleasure Principle

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Public Art: A New Avenue for the Pleasure PrincipleThe talk will focus on Marc Pally’s work as a curator and facilitator for both temporary and permanent public art projects spanning the last twenty years. Among the artists featured in the talk are Jenny Holzer, Tony Tasset, Nam June Paik, Janet Echelman, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer and Jennifer […]

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Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life

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September 16-December 31, 2017, the Wexner Center for the Arts at The Ohio State University will present Cindy Sherman: Imitation of Life, an expansive career retrospective organized by The Broad museum in Los Angeles and curated by independent curator Philipp Kaiser. The exhibition, which debuted at the Broad in June 2016, brings together over 100 works […]

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