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Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

John Sunami has been a Columbus resident since 1976. A pioneer of digital art, he was the winner of one of the first ever digital art competitions, as sponsored by MacWorld Magazine in the early 1980s. His public art and sculptures are now found across town, at the COTA headquarters, at the corner of Livingston […]

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Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

In 2002, I spearheaded a group that applied to open a charter school under the then new Ohio charter school legislation. Our application was denied. That same year, more than ten schools were approved for the same, for-profit company, White Hat Management. The owner was a major Republican donor, David Brennen, and his company has […]

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GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

A video that has received 600,000+ views on YouTube. An opera singer who toured Europe, and sang with symphony orchestras. A vocalist who backed Linda Rondstadt. A guitarist who played with Rahsaan Roland Kirk. A vocalist who opened for Johnny Cash and Parliament Funkadelic. Six states battling head to head in the arts. Ten straight […]

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Best Columbus Underground Contributor of 2012: Chris Sunami

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Underground Contributor of 2012: Chris Sunami

Every year we like to honor the folks who help define what Columbus Underground is through the community-centric messageboard where users start new discussions every day and share insight and opinion on a wide variety of topics. This year, our readers picked Chris Sunami as the best contributor of the year. Chris is well known […]

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200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami 200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

The Invitational Arts Competition is an unfunded, all-volunteer initiative to bring attention to local, grassroots, community-focused arts groups, and the way they make a difference in Columbus both socially and culturally. Overall, the Competition features twenty-six different groups in four divisions, Performing, Visual, Literary and Recorded. Through the judging process, excellence in art is promoted […]

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Preview: Columbus Performing Arts Showcase

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Preview: Columbus Performing Arts Showcase

After a year of planning, the first of a month and a half of 200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition events is less than a week away! Here’s a sneak preview of The Performing Arts Showcase: August 25th, 7pm, at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave, just east of the Main Library. First up, Billy […]

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