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Columbus Partnership Continuing to Rain on Parade

Walker Evans Walker Evans

2008 was a big year for the arts in Columbus. The “Indie Arts Capital of the World” concept stirred up a lot of discussion, several new major artistic events such as Independents Day and the Highball Halloween made their debut, and hundreds of other local artists, groups and collaboratives made a lot of progress in […]

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Grim reality: Perception is that city lacks in arts

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The Dispatch wrote Grim reality: Perception is that city lacks in arts Monday, April 7, 2008 BY JEFFREY SHEBAN The news hit the arts community like a ton of hicks: Columbus finished last in a 16-city comparison of arts and cultural establishments. “It’s damaging; we’re all concerned,” said Bill Conner, president and chief executive of […]

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Data from central Ohio tell two tales

 

The Dispatch wrote Data from central Ohio tell two tales Wednesday, April 2, 2008 BY MIKE PRAMIK Central Ohioans tend to be poor, uncultured and overweight, according to the statistics. But we’re also relatively young and smart, and we’ve got plenty of libraries to keep us in the know. We’re moving from manufacturing jobs to […]

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