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Tipping the sacred cow – UWeekly

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UWeekly wrote Tipping the sacred cow By Reyan Ali July 23, 2008 The gallery exhibition that Grandview�s Junctionview Studios will play host to this Saturday, July 26, stands significant as being one of the first steps Columbus� anti-aesthetes are taking to get their work more widely seen. Local collective Cowtown Lowbrow will be presenting �Cowtipping,� […]

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Wexner Center’s “15 Seconds of Fame” Contest

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Calling all Andy Warhol fans, iMovie jockeys, and aspiring video directors! Here’s your chance to show off your skills and get in on the excitement and spirit of our upcoming exhibition, Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms. Just create a short :15 second commercial for the exhibition, post it to YouTube, and send the address […]

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State ready to lure movie folks anew

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The Dispatch wrote State ready to lure movie folks anew Monday, July 7, 2008 BY FRANK GABRENYA Ohio is trying to get back into the movie business — back to the days that drew the makers of The Deer Hunter, Rain Man, The Shawshank Redemption and other films to the Buckeye State. Six months after […]

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Members of collective exude excitement in works

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The Dispatch wrote Members of collective exude excitement in works Sunday, July 6, 2008 BY KAIZAAD KOTWAL Couchfire Collective, made up of 14 artists, was formed in Columbus in 2006. The group created Agora, an event that showcases and promotes the visual and musical creations of young artists. “Couchfire Collective: Integrate,” curated by member Emily […]

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Players, presenters found ways to stay in the black

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The Dispatch wrote Players, presenters found ways to stay in the black Sunday, July 6, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Almost all leading arts groups in central Ohio balanced their 2007-08 budgets despite a worsening economy. Aside from the Columbus Symphony — which recently suspended operations when it ran out of money — the surprisingly positive […]

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Musicians to hold own version of summer pops

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The Dispatch wrote Musicians to hold own version of summer pops Thursday, July 3, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN Central Ohioans will get a chance to picnic with the pops this summer after all. Seeking to fill the void left by the cancellation of the Columbus Symphony’s outdoor summer concerts, orchestra musicians will hold two pops […]

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Lincoln Theatre Revamp under way for 2009 Opening

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The Alive wrote Crowning the King-Lincoln By John Ross July 3, 2008 Little more than a dirt floor, crumbling brick and a dilapidated marquee when renovations began earlier this year, the historic Lincoln Theatre is shaping up to become the crown jewel of the King-Lincoln District, once the city’s thriving African-American cultural hub. Opened in […]

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