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With “Song of the Stars,” Dancers and Physicists Try to Humanize Science

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea With “Song of the Stars,” Dancers and Physicists Try to Humanize Science

How do you explain science to someone who isn’t a scientist? That’s the question Dr. Paul M. Sutter, the new chief scientist at COSI and self-styled “agent to the stars,” has dedicated his career to answering. The answer, it seems, is simple; just tell a story. Specifically, this story; two siblings are born together. One […]

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CAPA Announces 2013-2014 Season

Walker Evans Walker Evans CAPA Announces 2013-2014 Season

The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) announced today its lineup for the 2013-2014 season, which includes a mix of new and returning performances from recent years. Some of the season’s highlights include Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons performing November 3rd at The Palace Theatre, Over the Rhine performing December 5th at The […]

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Marc Maron Seeking his Columbus Audience

Walker Evans Walker Evans Marc Maron Seeking his Columbus Audience

About a month ago, I was turned onto Marc Maron’s WTF Podcast thanks to multiple recommendations right over here on the CU Messageboard. Thus far, I’ve only listened to eight episodes out of his massive collection of 360 (and growing) shows, which ranks me somewhere between “completely ignorant” and “infantile beginner” on the scale of […]


Philanthropy Friday: Jazz Moves Us. Jazz Moves Columbus

 Margaret Robinson, The Columbus Foundation Philanthropy Friday: Jazz Moves Us. Jazz Moves Columbus

The versatility of BalletMet dancers is going to be amplified by the virtuosic sounds of the Columbus Jazz Orchestra for stunning results when Jazz Moves Columbus gets underway at the Capitol Theatre on February 2. The groundbreaking collaboration that is Jazz Moves Columbus also brings in WOSU this year to highlight the history and future […]

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BalletMet Turns to Bootlegging

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BalletMet Columbus will end its 2009 season with hard partying and wild abandonment. Its world premiere of The Great Gatsby, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, opens at the Capitol Theatre on April 24. It will resurrect a time when jazz was hot, dancing was careless, and getting intoxicated was all the rage. The […]


Spotlight on the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Next week, the Columbus Gay Men’s Chorus will perform the popular Andrew Lloyd Webber music theater production “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” in conjunction with the Columbus Children’s Choir. We caught up with Matthew Arnold, the Executive Director of the CGMC to provide us with some details about the show as well as some […]


Warm up with our Salsa Dancing Giveaway

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Looking for a way to heat up your wintery weekend?  How about dance lessons with the world renowned BALLET HISPANICO, plus tickets to the show? BALLET HISPANICO is bringing the dances of Cuba, Argentina, Brazil and beyond to Columbus for one performance only Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, and teaching […]


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