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Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Preview: All About Town at Blockfort

Work by artists from three studios with similar missions — Open Door, Goodwill, and Art Outside the Lines — will center on community-themed works created by artists with developmental disabilities and other barriers. “All About Town” will explore Columbus, belonging, and what it looks like to be a part of a community. Claire Smith, a […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

Lydia Simon Lydia Simon Columbus Makes Art Presents: Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski Curate a Dolly Parton Art Show

In preparation for Wild Goose Creative’s epic gallery show on Saturday, Jan. 5 from 6–9 p.m., Wild Goose Gallery and Operations Manager Lydia Simon sat down with Diamond in a Rhinestone World curators, Garrison Latimer and Jen Wrubleski to talk about their unique curatorial inspiration behind this show. Latimer is a retail professional and artist […]

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The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Columbus Arts Organizations of 2018

Arts organizations supply the backbone for creativity in Columbus, and once again our readers and editors have selected the largest organization at the top of our list of the best of the year. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) provides support for many other organizations on our list, as well as grants and programs for […]

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Local Artist Spotlight: Lisa Suárez

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Local Artist Spotlight: Lisa Suárez

Lacquer Gallery owner Lisa Suárez’s “support your local girl gang” motto is a call to her anti-mean girl mentality. Since Suárez was in kindergarten, she’s wanted to open a salon or work in the beauty industry. But, over the years she has felt what it’s like to be uncomfortable in certain types of salons. It […]

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Art Review | I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Art Review | I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100

As celebrations go, I, Too, Sing America: The Harlem Renaissance at 100 pulls out all the stops. Like any centennial celebration worth its salt, I, Too… features music, dancing, ceremonies, speeches and parades — and that’s just in the artwork.  Look beyond the walls of the Columbus Museum of Art, and you’ll find that our […]

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The Top 10 Theatrical Groups in Columbus in 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Theatrical Groups in Columbus in 2018

2018 was another great year for local theatre (if you’re in the mood, you can read through our archive of reviews by Richard Sanford) which makes it difficult to select just one group as the number one performers of the year. When we surveys our readers and editors this time around, they selected Shadowbox once […]

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The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2018

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Arts & Culture Institutions in Columbus in 2018

Picking a top cultural institution is a difficult task. Each destination in Columbus is worthy for its own specific reasons, and we can’t help but encourage everyone to visit each one. But it wouldn’t be a year-end recap without making a few lists, which is why we polled our readers and editors to categorize and […]

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