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CSO Gets New Music Director: Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Walker Evans Walker Evans CSO Gets New Music Director: Jean-Marie Zeitouni

Press Release: The Columbus Symphony today announced the appointment of Jean-Marie Zeitouni to the position of music director. The 36-year-old native of Montreal has been contracted to lead the Symphony for the next four years, and will be responsible for the repertoire, programming, and artistic direction of the organization, as well as building and sustaining […]

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Wonderland Gets Exec. Director: Adam Brouillette

Walker Evans Walker Evans Wonderland Gets Exec. Director: Adam Brouillette

Press Release: Adam Brouillette, local artist, community organizer and one of the founders of Wonderland Columbus, has been chosen by Wonderlandʼs board of directors to lead the project in the role of Executive Director. The offer was made to Brouillette following a unanimous vote of confidence from the board. His agreement to accept the position […]

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Mahan Gallery Closing in the Short North

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After eight years of being a Short North destination, Mahan Gallery will be closing its storefront on October 1. Owner Jacquie Mahan, who made the decision to close the storefront so she can concentrate on raising her family, said, “I have enjoyed sharing my passion for contemporary art with the local arts community. To have […]

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Goodale Park Fountain to be Installed This Winter

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A project nearly seven years in the making will come to a close next spring as the Goodale Park Fountain comes to life in the middle of the park’s pond. We recently sat down with local sculptor Malcolm Cochran, the artist who designed the fountain, to learn more.

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Accessible Art Gallery in Ray’s Living Room

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Earlier this month, the Short North gained a new art gallery space as “Ray’s Living Room” hosted their first exhibition at 17 Brickel Street. The venue has been named after Ray Hanley, the former long-time President of the Greater Columbus Arts Council who passed away in 2006. His personal friends Kent and Tasi Rigsby are […]

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Davis Performing Arts Center: A Best Kept Secret

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Tucked away on a quiet strip of Franklin Avenue, the Davis Performing Arts Center may be one of the most well hidden arts venues in the City of Columbus. This quiet tree-lined street sits behind the Topiary Park and offers an almost strangely serene environment for an arts venue that is located within Downtown. The […]

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Edward Buchanan Named CCAD Alumni Fashion Icon

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre

Renowned fashion designer Edward Buchanan has been named Columbus College of Art & Design’s 2010 Alumni Fashion Icon. This year is the second in which CCAD has honored a former student for their significant contributions to the fashion industry. “Edward stands out as a designer who not only has launched several international clothing and accessory […]

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