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CAPA Announces 2011-2012 Season Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans CAPA Announces 2011-2012 Season Lineup

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) announced this morning the lineup for their 2011-2012 event season. The lineup includes An Evening with David Sedaris, Over The Rhine, The Second City and more. Tickets for most shows go on sale Monday, September 12th at capa.com. The full lineup with dates and prices can be […]

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SoHud Community Mural Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Walker Evans Walker Evans SoHud Community Mural Launches Kickstarter Campaign

The SoHud Community Mural that was unveiled in July has officially started raising funds for the development of this new artistic display. Wild Goose Creative is working toward raising $2000 to complete their fundraising goals so that the implementation of the mural can begin on August 21st. You can contribute to this project online via […]

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Art Initiative Bringing New Public Displays to Downtown in 2012

Walker Evans Walker Evans Art Initiative Bringing New Public Displays to Downtown in 2012

The Greater Columbus Arts Council and the City of Columbus are collaborating on a new initiative called Columbus Public Art 2012, designed to bring new works of public art to Downtown as a part of the 200Columbus bicentennial celebration. The project recently received a $150,000 Our Town grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, […]

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PNC Announces $500,000 in Arts Funding for 13 Local Arts Organizations

Walker Evans Walker Evans PNC Announces $500,000 in Arts Funding for 13 Local Arts Organizations

Earlier today, The PNC Foundation announced a new $500,000 round of arts grants that will be distributed to 13 local arts organizations. This funding is the second year that PNC is donating to the region over the span of a three-year $1.5M commitment called PNC Arts Alive. “Central Ohio’s thriving arts scene continues to serve […]

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Wonderland Plans to Relocate from Wonder Bread Building

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Plans to Relocate from Wonder Bread Building

A press release went out this morning officially announcing that Wonderland would be abandoning plans to build an artist/creative space inside the former Wonder Bread building in Italian Village and are in the process of finding a new home. The high cost of the Wonder Bread building was cited as the main reason to seek […]

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Short North Stage to Reopen Garden Theatre as Arts Venue in 2012

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The performance stage inside the Garden Theatre building went dark decades ago, but a new nonprofit is dedicated to bringing it back to life. Short North Stage began organizing over a year ago with the mission to create a new performing arts theatre group in Columbus and have taken on the task of rebuilding the […]

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Bryan Kossmann Tapped as New President of Couchfire Collective

Walker Evans Walker Evans Bryan Kossmann Tapped as New President of Couchfire Collective

The Couchfire Collective independent arts organization is celebrating their fifth anniversary in 2011 with a transition in leadership. Co-founder and past president Adam Brouillette is handing over the reigns to two-year Couchfire member Bryan Kossmann. “I am excited to take on this responsibility,” said Kossman. “While the direction of the group may change in the […]

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