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Columbus Makes Art Presents is a bi-weekly column brought to you by the Greater Columbus Arts Council – supporting art and advancing culture in Columbus. The column is a project of the Art Makes Columbus campaign, telling the inspiring stories of the people and organizations who create Columbus art. Each column will be written by a different local arts organization to give you an insiders look at how #artmakescbus.

Columbus Makes Art Presents Mary McClendon and Her Life in Jazz

Jevon Collins Jevon Collins Columbus Makes Art Presents Mary McClendon and Her Life in Jazz

Mary McClendon is a long-time jazz singer who is performing during the King Arts Complex’s Jazz on the Avenue: Holiday Jazz Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 7. We caught up with her to learn more about her background and how music has shaped her life. Jevon: When did you know you wanted to be a professional […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Shadowbox Live Metaperformer David Whitehouse

Michele Mooney Michele Mooney Columbus Makes Art Presents Shadowbox Live Metaperformer David Whitehouse

David Whitehouse has been part of Shadowbox Live since 1994, taking part in shows like Killer Party, Thunder and Lightning, and Holiday Hoopla. He shared a bit about what it is like to be one of 70-plus metaperformers, a unique Shadowbox Live term for employees who work in all aspects of the business, from performing and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents CoMo Dancer Jessica Wheeler and Revolve

Laura Comana Puscas Laura Comana Puscas Columbus Makes Art Presents CoMo Dancer Jessica Wheeler and Revolve

Jessica Wheeler is a company dancer for the Columbus Modern Dance Company and is currently Assistant Artistic Director for CoMo’s fall performance, Revolve, Nov. 1-2 at Dance Edge. Jessica joins director Laura Puscas to answer some questions about life as a part-time professional modern dancer. Laura: When did you start dancing in life, and how […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Herb Brown and The Price of Power

Sarah Bacha Sarah Bacha Columbus Makes Art Presents Herb Brown and The Price of Power

Columbus resident Herb Brown, a former Ohio Supreme Court justice, is also a playwright and author. CATCO will present a reading of his most recent play, The Price of Power, which focuses on former President John F. Kennedy, his brother, Robert F. Kennedy, and J. Edgar Hoover Feb. 8, 2020. Brown has written seven plays, […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Anne Spurgeon on Her Work and Opening Her Studio to the Public

Nick Dekker Nick Dekker Columbus Makes Art Presents Anne Spurgeon on Her Work and Opening Her Studio to the Public

The fourth-annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage (COSS) returns Sept. 14-15, 2019. The public is invited to visit 45 different Columbus artists at 18 locations, enjoy behind the scenes experiences at local performance spaces and organizations, and to explore seven community arts partners. Anne Spurgeon will offer tours and demonstrations of her Clintonville studio over […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brian Mangrum, Principal French Horn of the Columbus Symphony

Susan Ropp Susan Ropp Columbus Makes Art Presents: Brian Mangrum, Principal French Horn of the Columbus Symphony

Brian Mangrum joined the Columbus Symphony as principal French horn in the summer of 2018, shortly after graduating from Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music. A native of Montreal, he also studied at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and Marianopolis College, was a New Horizons Fellow at the Aspen Music Festival and School and […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Artis on His New Unromantic Comedy Web Series

Cristyn Steward Cristyn Steward Columbus Makes Art Presents Michael Artis on His New Unromantic Comedy Web Series

Michael “Eagle” Artis is an African-American film director, producer, writer and actor, as well as the Creative Executive Officer of his own production company Artis Creative. He has both appeared in and worked behind the camera of several feature films including the soon to be released A Family Affair as well as Holy Hustle, which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. This year Artis is premiering his […]

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