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A look at local artists, galleries, performance events, exhibition reviews, and everything in between.

Arts Community Springs To Life with AGORA 2008

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Press Release wrote Columbus Arts Community Springs To Life with AGORA 2008 The Couchfire Collective has announced Agora 2008 will take place on Friday, April 18 and Saturday, April 19, 2008. Agora is the brilliant showcase of Central Ohio’s art, music and community – bringing artists and art patrons together to celebrate Columbus’ diverse and […]

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Dead City Now Playing Through April 19th

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The Alive wrote City centered By Jay Weitz April 10, 2008 As apt as the title might be, Available Light Theatre’s newest production, Dead City, is not a lament for Columbus’ Downtown shopping mall. The celebrated play by Sheila Callaghan is, however, what’s been called a “riff” on James Joyce’s Ulysses, transplanted from the Dublin […]

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Avenue Q now playing at The Palace Theater

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The Alive wrote “Q” kicks A By Melissa Starker April 10, 2008 “The sun is shining, it’s a happy day,” begins the theme song for Avenue Q, the Broadway Across America production now playing at the Palace. It’s only a matter of seconds before the lyrics change direction toward dull jobs, piles of bills and […]

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Grim reality: Perception is that city lacks in arts

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The Dispatch wrote Grim reality: Perception is that city lacks in arts Monday, April 7, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN The news hit the arts community like a ton of hicks: Columbus finished last in a 16-city comparison of arts and cultural establishments. “It’s damaging; we’re all concerned,” said Bill Conner, president and chief executive of […]

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Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon

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The Dispatch wrote Columbus Music Hall to shut doors soon as owner plans retirement Saturday, April 5, 2008 BY AARON BECK Central Ohio will lose a much-loved concert venue — a “music-first” outlet for 20 years — when the Columbus Music Hall closes at month’s end. “I’m ready to move on,” owner Becky Ogden said. […]

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New website is designed to boost interest in the CSO

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The Other Paper wrote A new website is designed to boost interest in the endangered Columbus Symphony BY RICHARD ADES / APRIL 3, 2008 No rock band would think of trying to get along in the modern world without a MySpace site or some other presence on the web. Musicians know the Internet is their […]

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Mahan Gallery: Best Art Gallery of 2008

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The Alive wrote Best of Columbus 2008: Arts & Culture Best Art Gallery: Mahan Gallery Runners-up: Rivet, Sherrie Gallerie March 27, 2008 A move from the spot next to Bodega to the bustling intersection of Buttles and North High has only increased the mini-maelstrom quality of Mahan Gallery’s crowded openings. Mahan’s also made room in […]

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