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

Help Save the Ohio Theater Gift Shop


I am posting this for a friend at work, I figured people here would want to know about this.   Since I was a little girl, one of my favorite places in Columbus has been the little Ohio Theater gift shop located on State St. just next to the theater. Some of my fondest memories […]


Bending Nature at The Franklin Park Conservatory

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On Thursday, I had the pleasure of attending the preview of the new Bending Nature exhibit at the Franklin Park Conservatory. This new installation includes works by 15 artists including Dorothy Gill Barnes (Columbus), David Byrne (NYC), Dennis Oppenheim (NYC), Shigeo Kawashima (Kanagawa, Japan) and many others. This exhibit is part of an ongoing program […]


“Objects of Wonder” at Columbus Museum of Art

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The Alive wrote Cool & collected Thursday, October 2, 2008 By John Ross Over the years, Ohio State University has amassed the world’s largest collection of first editions of Don Quixote, the classic novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra. School collectors have also kept Dust Bowl photographs by Walker Evans, taxidermy of the extinct ivory-billed […]


Urban Scrawl celebrates local arts in Franklinton


The Dispatch wrote Festival celebrates arts in Franklinton Sunday, September 28, 2008 BY SPENCER HUNT Sara Adrian had no carefully thought-out image or design for the mural she planned to paint at a Franklinton art festival yesterday. “When you do street painting like this, you don’t have a lot of time to plan,” Adrian said. […]


Columbus International Film Festival gets makeover

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The Other Paper wrote Mid-life crisis By Chad Dull Published: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 For years, the Columbus International Film and Video Festival was an uncontroversial set of screenings that culminated in the doling out of the “Chris Awards”. This year, however, it consists of several weeks’ worth of films that begin with three documentaries […]


Columbus Symphony Approves New Contract


WOSU wrote Columbus Symphony Musicians Approve 3-Year Contract Sam Hendren, WOSU Reporter Columbus Symphony musicians on Monday approved a 3-year contract with the CSO board. Principal Tuba player Jim Akins says under the new contract, the orchestra will maintain all 53 musicians, but the season will be shortened and salaries reduced. Representatives of the orchestra’s […]


Urban Scrawl 2008 takes place on Sat. Sept 27

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  Press Release wrote Urban Scrawl 2008 presented by CD 101 and the Franklinton Arts District  Unique Arts Festival features local artists The Franklinton Arts District (FAD) is resurrecting the popular community arts celebration Urban Scrawl, September 27, 2008 from 10am-7pm at Dodge Park in the heart of Franklinton. This free event features artists creating […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!