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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Playwright Herb Brown

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents: Columbus Playwright Herb Brown

Intriguing Stories and His Latest Piece for the Stage

Columbus resident Herb Brown, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, is also a playwright and author. CATCO will produce his world premiere, Henry Ford’s Model E, April 19 – May 7. Other plays of his premiered at CATCO include The Final Table in 2015, You’re My Boy in 2005 and The Power of God, which […]

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ArtPop Billboards Going Up Around the City

Anne Evans Anne Evans ArtPop Billboards Going Up Around the City

Columbus has started to have billboards covered in art popping up around the city. A collaboration between outdoor billboard company Lamar and the Greater Columbus Arts Council under their Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign has resulted in the work of five local artists being showcased on the large scale platforms for the first annual […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Alexis Wilson on a Life in Dance and Working in Columbus

Jane D’Angelo Jane D’Angelo Columbus Makes Art Presents: Alexis Wilson on a Life in Dance and Working in Columbus

Alexis Wilson has had a distinguished and varied career in dance. She is the daughter of Billy Wilson, a celebrated Broadway choreographer and her mother, who was a prima ballerina. She’s performed classically and commercially all over the world, and she has written and published poetry, a full length musical and a memoir, Not So […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Local Actor David Vargo on Acting, Theater and Evolution Theatre Company

Mark Phillips Schwamberger Mark Phillips Schwamberger Columbus Makes Art Presents: Local Actor David Vargo on Acting, Theater and Evolution Theatre Company

Mark Phillips Schwamberger, Managing Artistic Director of Evolution Theatre Company, caught up with David Vargo, an actor appearing in the company’s upcoming productions of Corpus Christi this spring and in Traveling this fall. Mark: Tell us a little about your background and what drew you to a life in the theater? David: It all started […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Najette Kanoun on Glassquerade, Civil Engineering and Glassblowing

Hannah Benson Hannah Benson Columbus Makes Art Presents: Najette Kanoun on Glassquerade, Civil Engineering and Glassblowing

In honor of its 30th anniversary, Glass Axis is giving its annual fundraiser, Glassquerade, an 80s-style makeover. Boasting a glass fashion show, a performance from The Reaganomics and two cash bars. The fun begins in Glass Axis’ Franklinton location at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 4. Najette Kanoun – engineer, visual artist and Glassquerade Planning […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Justin Johnston Justin Johnston Columbus Makes Art Presents: Searius Addishin Bringing Sexy Back with Erotica Poetry

Searius Addishin is a poet, performer and educator based in Columbus. This month, he’s bringing his signature spoken word event, Erotica, to Wild Goose Creative on Saturday, Feb. 11, just in time for Valentine’s weekend. Justin Johnston: What can people expect when they come to one of your performances? Searius Addishin: They can expect authenticity […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Richard Albert Richard Albert Columbus Makes Art Presents: Ten Things I Kate About You

Amanda Phillips is starring as Petruchio in Columbus Civic Theater’s upcoming production of The Taming of The Shrew, and we talked a bit with her about what she thinks about Shakespeare, her husband and playing a dude. To force the pun in the title, we imposed ten questions upon the Shakespearean actress: Richard: You are […]

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