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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld Making an Impact on the Community

Jane D’Angelo Jane D’Angelo Columbus Makes Art Presents: Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld Making an Impact on the Community

Chloe Napoletano and Hana Newfeld will perform in the evening concert at the OhioDance Festival and Conference, April 26-28. Co-hosted and held at The Ohio State University, Dance, Sullivant Hall, 1813 N. High St. Napoletano is a dance educator and community dance practitioner, and Newfeld gets behind the scenes by stage managing, designing costumes and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Garrett Herring and Red Herring Theatre

Ruth Sternberg Ruth Sternberg Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Garrett Herring and Red Herring Theatre

Michael Garrett Herring is founder and artistic director of Red Herring Productions, which produces shows at the Franklinton Playhouse, 566 W. Rich St. This is the second time that Herring, a Columbus native, has established a theater company in Columbus. The first was Red Herring Theater, which existed from 1993-2007. Herring resigned in 2001 and then moved to Chicago. While in Chicago he earned his master’s degree in nonprofit management and a […]

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Blick Art Materials to Close Short North Location After 17 Years

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Blick Art Materials to Close Short North Location After 17 Years

At 612 N. High St., Blick Art Materials has been open 17 years. Originally as a Utrecht Art Supplies location before the company was acquired by Blick, the fine art supply store has served the Short North arts community for nearly two decades. But in a recent Instagram post, the store cites years of construction, […]

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Review: Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s “The Flood”

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Review: Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra’s “The Flood”

Drama — across genres and media — is rife with water rising above characters’ heads, in both a literal and figurative sense. The most recent example of this is the engaging one-act original commission by Opera Columbus and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, The Flood, premiering this weekend. If you grew up in Columbus, especially on the […]

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Wexner Audiences Take a Tour of the 20th Century Through Dance with “Paramodernities”

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Wexner Audiences Take a Tour of the 20th Century Through Dance with “Paramodernities”

Wexner Center audiences got their first taste of acclaimed New York-based dancer Netta Yerushalmy in Joanna Kotze’s antic, beautiful IT HAPPENED IT HAD HAPPENED IT IS HAPPENING IT WILL HAPPEN in February 2018. Yerushalmy returns to Columbus this weekend with one of the most intriguing choreographic projects in recent memory: Paramodernities. Yerushalmy’s website calls Paramodernities […]

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Artist Couple Returns to Columbus to Open Shared Printed Arts Studio

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Artist Couple Returns to Columbus to Open Shared Printed Arts Studio

Columbus artists Elisa and Shawn Smith are co-founders of the Columbus Printed Arts Center, an organization and studio dedicated to providing affordable photography and printmaking equipment, and a community space to artists. The couple has worked in various arts spaces, and has previously taught fine arts at the college level; the center is the result […]

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CAPA Launches New Look, Community Events for 50th Anniversary

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CAPA Launches New Look, Community Events for 50th Anniversary

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a new look and year-long community celebration. CAPA was established in 1969 to save the Ohio Theatre from demolition. The non-profit performing arts organization now manages 10 central Ohio entertainment venues, including the Palace, and the Southern and Lincoln Theatres. The […]

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