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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 […]


Short North featured destination in OUT Traveler


From the new Fall 2008 issue of “OUT Traveler” magazine: Short North: The Toast of Columbus’ Art Scene by Mccarton Ackerman Named by The Advocate in 2007 as one of the 10 best off-the-beaten-path U.S. cities for LGBT folks to live, Columbus has become the gay mecca of Ohio — maybe even the Midwest. Its […]


Mystery straw appears in Goodale Park pond

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The Dispatch wrote Mystery straw appears in Goodale Park pond Monday, June 30, 2008 BY ENCARNACION PYLE If you thought you saw a large straw in the middle of the Goodale Park pond in the past few days, don’t be alarmed. You aren’t suffering from heat-induced hallucinations. And your head isn’t clouded from marijuana fumes […]


CCAD: First phase of Byers building complete

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The Bad & The Beautiful wrote CCAD: First phase of Byers building do-over complete Posted by Melissa Starker on June 5, 2008 “This is going to be the biggest chicken wing operation you’ve ever seen,” joked Columbus College of Art and Design president Denny Griffith as he greeted reporters for a look at the school’s […]

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Columbus Arts Festival thrived in temporary digs

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snponline.com wrote Columbus Arts Festival thrived in temporary digs By GARTH BISHOP, COMMENTARY EDITOR Published: Tuesday, June 10, 2008 In this world, there are few activities I find less enjoyable than moving. So when I learned Columbus’ downtown festivals would be looking for temporary new homes due to construction in their usual haunt at the […]


Goodale Park art entries wanted for calendar

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CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR 2008-2009 FRIENDS OF GOODALE PARK CALENDAR The Friends of Goodale Park announces a juried competition to select images for the 2008-2009 Friends of Goodale Park calendar. Open to amateurs, students and professional artists alike, the competition is intended to select approximately 15 to 20 images that will be used in the […]


Art for $100 or less at the Columbus Arts Festival

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The Alive wrote All for 100 By Melissa Starker May 22, 2008 If you’re heading to this year’s Columbus Arts Festival with unlimited funds to spend, you’re in a very fortunate minority. Shrinking consumer confidence, a weak dollar and rising prices for necessities have given many people reason enough to tighten their belts. But among […]


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