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Columbus Makes Art Presents Avery McGrail and Fabricated Magic

Margaret Wunderlich Margaret Wunderlich Columbus Makes Art Presents Avery McGrail and Fabricated Magic

Avery McGrail’s Fabricated Magic is on view from Dec. 14 to Jan.7 at Wild Goose Creative’s temporary location in the 400 West Rich Bridge Gallery. We chatted with her about her work. Margaret: Hi Avery! Tell me a little bit about yourself. Where did you grow up? How did art become a part of your […]

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Columbus Organizations Return to Temporary Closures, Cancel In-Person Events

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Organizations Return to Temporary Closures, Cancel In-Person Events

Shadowbox Live has announced it will be suspending ticket sales for in-house audiences through the end of 2020, following guidance from public health officials, the theatre said on Friday, November 20 via social media. The theatre noted the advice of public health officials was both “necessary and life-saving” and added, “The show will go on.” […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Mark Grisez, His Inspirations and What He Wished Others Knew About Music

Kathy Karnap Kathy Karnap Columbus Makes Art Presents Mark Grisez, His Inspirations and What He Wished Others Knew About Music

Mark Grisez is principal trumpet for the Columbus Symphony. Originally from central California, Grisez has performed with the San Francisco Symphony, New World Symphony, California Symphony, Louisville Orchestra and a variety of other ensembles. He appears, along with the Columbus Symphony, in concerts like CSO’s Beethoven 250 Cycle: Symphony No. 6, performed virtually on Nov. […]

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Documentary Highlights Local Veterans’ Relationships with Art

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Documentary Highlights Local Veterans’ Relationships with Art

Earlier this year, 28 Columbus College of Art & Design junior and senior film and video students were paired with 21 veterans in the Veterans Affairs Central Ohio Healthcare Systems’ Veteran’s Arts Initiative. Through CCAD’s partnership with the program, students in video, podcasting, and animation classes interviewed veterans to tell their stories. Now that project […]

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Deliver Black Dreams Combines Art and Civic Engagement

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Deliver Black Dreams Combines Art and Civic Engagement

As a member of the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s Board of Trustees, Marshall Shorts, who is also the co-founder of Creative Control Fest and Maroon Arts Group, as well as designer and principal at Artfluential, was a part of the conversation on where the Arts Unite Cbus murals commissioned earlier this summer would live as […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents HighBall Halloween Costume Couture Designer Shiree Houf on Design Inspiration & A 2020 Sneak Peek

Michelle Gibson Michelle Gibson Columbus Makes Art Presents HighBall Halloween Costume Couture Designer Shiree Houf on Design Inspiration & A 2020 Sneak Peek

From Saturday, Oct. 31 through Saturday, Nov. 8, Virtual HighBall Halloween celebrates costumes and creativity as the show goes on virtually for 2020. Designer Shiree Houf is back for her ninth HighBall Halloween, with more incredible couture looks for the White Castle Costume Couture Fashion Show. Shiree sat down to talk about design inspiration, why she keeps […]

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NEXT: Virtual Reality and the Future of the Arts

David Staley David Staley NEXT: Virtual Reality and the Future of the Arts

I have a friend who recently confided in me—somewhat sheepishly—that she had spent $50 on a virtual concert ticket for her favorite band, Blackberry Smoke. She worried that others might judge her for such a seemingly extravagant purchase for what amounted to a live stream of a concert. (I should note that the $50 also got […]

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