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Columbus Foundation Awards Grant to Preserve Aminah Robinson’s Home

 Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Awards Grant to Preserve Aminah Robinson’s Home

The Columbus Foundation has announced a new grant that will preserve the home of the late Columbus artist Aminah Robison. The grant will assist in transforming the east-side home into an artist residency space. At the Foundation’s annual Columbus’ True Originals event, President and CEO Douglas F. Kridler announced that the $200,000 grant will go […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Sarob

 Taijuan Moorman Local Artist Spotlight: Sarob

Last month, when Sarob released “Fear & Impermanence,” he announced it by saying, “I hope this work speaks to you.” And while there’s clearly a message to be taken from the album, it isn’t a hollow PSA or soundtrack to an after school special, so much as his troubles laid bare. Sarob says the album […]

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Preview: Wex Presents Acclaimed Choreographer & Writer Miguel Gutierrez’s “This Bridge Called My Ass”

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Preview: Wex Presents Acclaimed Choreographer & Writer Miguel Gutierrez’s “This Bridge Called My Ass”

The Wexner Center for the Arts resumes its performing arts season with one of the most intriguing mixes of dance, music, and text you’re likely to see anywhere. NYC-based choreographer Miguel Gutierrez uses a variety of tools, intellectual rigor, and abstraction to get to the most visceral of ideas. As he says on his website, […]

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Mac Worthington Closes Downtown Gallery

 Taijuan Moorman Mac Worthington Closes Downtown Gallery

The Mac Worthington Gallery has closed the doors to its showroom at 138 N. High St. in the Atlas Building Downtown, leaving just a note with the address of its new location. The gallery, established in 1975, featured local and national artists, as well as the work of Mac Worthington, a sculptor and painter whose […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Robert Cooperman on Alternative Theater in Columbus

Ariel Wiles Ariel Wiles Columbus Makes Art Presents Robert Cooperman on Alternative Theater in Columbus

Robert Cooperman is the founder and president of Stage Right Theatrics, the country’s only conservative theater company. Now in its fourth year, Stage Right produces original plays with conservative points of view. Its motto is “Disagreement Does Not Equal Hate!”® Ariel Wiles, a local producer, director and playwright, spoke with Robert as he prepared for […]

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The Top 10 Theatrical Groups of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Theatrical Groups of 2019

Live theatre is a alive and well in Columbus in 2019, with plenty of musicals, plays and other stage productions all over the city. Local performers provide unique experiences for those seeking theatrical entertainment, and we like to honor some of those groups with our annual Best Of Columbus poll. This year, our readers and […]

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The Top 10 Art Galleries of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Art Galleries of 2019

While the Short North still contains the largest number of art galleries in a single neighborhood, Columbus has seen the emergence of new art spaces all throughout the city over the past decade. Our readers and editors this year picked The Vanderelli Room in Franklinton as the number one spot to find arts and culture […]

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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!

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