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Hanif Abdurraqib on Decoration, Aminah Robinson and Lifting Up the Writing of Others

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Hanif Abdurraqib on Decoration, Aminah Robinson and Lifting Up the Writing of Others

Hanif Abdurraqib is having an impressive year, though he’s not making a big deal of it. In what he has called the “everything-at-once”-ness of the past few months, Abdurraqib has expressed much gratitude, as well as disinterest, in accolades and decoration in a general sense. In June, his words were used in a celebration of […]

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State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

Brent Warren Brent Warren State Auto Lot Approved After Mural Taken Down, Garage Plan Dropped

The Downtown Commission yesterday approved a plan from State Auto Insurance to build a new surface parking lot and plaza behind the company’s headquarters at 518 E. Broad St. In May of 2019, the commission had voted to approve a new, four-story parking garage on the site. In order to build the garage, State Auto […]

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Aminah Robinson Artist Residency Unveiled

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Aminah Robinson Artist Residency Unveiled

Earlier this year, it was announced that the East Side home of the late Columbus artist Aminah Robinson would be transformed into an artist residency space. On Friday, July 31, that space was finally unveiled in a virtual housewarming and ribbon cutting hosted by the Columbus Museum of Art. It was announced in April that […]

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Columbus Foundation Awards Grant to Preserve Aminah Robinson’s Home

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Columbus Foundation Awards Grant to Preserve Aminah Robinson’s Home

The Columbus Foundation has announced a new grant that will preserve the home of the late Columbus artist Aminah Robison. The grant will assist in transforming the east-side home into an artist residency space. At the Foundation’s annual Columbus’ True Originals event, President and CEO Douglas F. Kridler announced that the $200,000 grant will go […]

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Kojo Kamau and Aminah Robinson Inducted into Walk of Fame

Walker Evans Walker Evans Kojo Kamau and Aminah Robinson Inducted into Walk of Fame

The Lincoln Theatre’s Walk of Fame will be getting two new stars next month. Columbus artists Aminah Robinson and Kojo Kamau will be inducted into the Walk of Fame in a ceremony that will take place on July 26th at 7pm. Both artists are Columbus natives that have achieved wide recognition for their professional work. […]

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History Lesson: The 106th Anniversary of the death of James Poindexter

Doug Motz Doug Motz History Lesson: The 106th Anniversary of the death of James Poindexter

Poindexter Village has been in the news a great deal recently. It is one of the nations oldest experiments in public housing and has quite a few stories that can be told. One of those would include East High School alumnus and jazz musician Jimmy Rogers who grew up there. He has played drums for […]

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Philanthropy Friday: Songs for a New Millennium

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Songs for a New Millennium

Artist Aminah Robinson, a 2004 MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant recipient, emphasizes the fact that “nothing is isolated.” With her eight new works honoring the Columbus Bicentennial, she echoes the goal of 200Columbus to appreciate and remember the past, present, and future of our amazing city. The new Columbus Museum of Art exhibit, “Songs for a […]

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