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The Columbus Foundation Names Recipients of the 2018 Spirit of Columbus Award

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Columbus Foundation Names Recipients of the 2018 Spirit of Columbus Award

The Columbus Foundation has named the 10 recipients of the 2018 Spirit of Columbus Award, honoring leaders across the Columbus arts community. The announcement was made at a civic celebration held on April 17. The Spirit of Columbus Award recognizes individuals who have exhibited outstanding community spirit through their work and accomplishments. Each award recipient’s organization […]

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Women’s Fund of Central Ohio Announces New President and CEO

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Women’s Fund of Central Ohio Announces New President and CEO

The Women’s Fund of Central Ohio’s board of directors has announced Mary Cusick as its new president and CEO. She will begin her new role starting April 30, 2018. Cusick has a wide-ranging background that includes work in public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Most recently, she served as chief of TourismOhio for the State of […]

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Shadowbox Live Founder Stev Guyer Has Died

Walker Evans Walker Evans Shadowbox Live Founder Stev Guyer Has Died

Stev Guyer, best known as the founder of local theatrical group Shadowbox Live, passed away this morning at the age of 63. The arts group announced the news this afternoon, noting that Guyer had endured a long battle with cancer. Earlier this year, Guyer stepped away from his duties as CEO and President of the […]

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Erin Upchurch to be New Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Youth Center

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Erin Upchurch to be New Executive Director of Kaleidoscope Youth Center

Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC), a local nonprofit benefiting LGBTQ+ youth and their allies, has found new leadership in Erin Upchurch, MSSA, LISW-S. As new Executive Director of KYC, Upchurch succeeds former executive director Amy Eldridge, who resigned last year. Upchurch will begin her new role on April 1. “I’m incredibly excited to be joining the […]

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Wild Goose Creative Adds New Executive Director To Team

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Wild Goose Creative Adds New Executive Director To Team

Wild Goose Creative has recently welcomed Patrick Roehrenbeck as the newest addition to its growing team. Roehrenbeck, the former executive director of Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus and a former membership co-chair for Columbus Arts Marketing Association, now brings his extensive nonprofit experience in the arts to Wild Goose Creative, networking with members and funders and […]

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The Confluence Cast: David Danzmayr of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: David Danzmayr of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra

What is the role of a conductor in helping an orchestra perform to the best of its ability? I sat down with David Danzmayr, music director of ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, for an engaging conversation about his surprising journey from Austrian piano prodigy to American music director, how ProMusica impressed him with its singular focus and […]

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Columbus’ Jest Jugglers Creating a Space for Juggling Since 1970s

Randi Walle Randi Walle Columbus’ Jest Jugglers Creating a Space for Juggling Since 1970s

Columbus is home to many things – great football, hot new restaurants, and a booming art scene. A lesser-known but equally as interesting fact is that Columbus lays claim to the oldest and longest-running juggling group. The Jest Jugglers of Columbus have been around since the 1970s, practicing the art of juggling. Contrary to assumptions, […]

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