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Denison University Presents Immersive Play ‘Information For Foreigners’

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Denison University Presents Immersive Play ‘Information For Foreigners’

Plays of protest don’t get much more powerful than Argentinian writer Griselda Gambaro’s 1974 Information for Foreigners. Denison University presents an intriguing new staging of this underrated classic. As with many things, necessity was the mother of invention, as director Eleni Papaleonardos told me when we spoke by phone. “Denison is finishing up building a […]

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Available Light Presents Nassim Soleimanpour’s International Hit White Rabbit Red Rabbit

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Available Light Presents Nassim Soleimanpour’s International Hit White Rabbit Red Rabbit

“I want to find at least one show every season [that makes the audience listen differently],” says Elini Papaleonardos, Artistic Director of Available Light. They’ve already set the bar high with moving, interactive experiences like Every Brilliant Thing and Paradise Park Zoo. They stand to take on an even more daring and challenging show, opening […]

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Denison University’s Vail Series: Eighth Blackbird

  Denison University’s Vail Series: Eighth Blackbird

The Vail Series presents contemporary classical ensemble Eighth Blackbird in concert. What a year this ensemble has had! Eighth Blackbird kicked off its 20th anniversary in 2016, quickly garnering a fourth GRAMMY Award as well as the prestigious MacArthur Award for Creative and Effective Institutions, followed by Chamber Music America’s inaugural Visionary Award, and Musical […]

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Denison University: Activist Jim Obergefell

  Denison University: Activist Jim Obergefell

Denison University presents a talk with Jim Obergefell, lead plaintiff in the landmark 2015 same-sex marriage Supreme Court decision. Obergefell draws from his unique experience at the heart of the Supreme Court marriage equality ruling to move and empower audiences to stand by their beliefs–and prove that love always wins. A self-described accidental activist, Jim […]

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New Music Extravaganza Tutti Festival Returns to Denison through Feb 11

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford New Music Extravaganza Tutti Festival Returns to Denison through Feb 11

Every two years since 2004, Denison University’s School of Music hosts a veritable buffet for fans of contemporary chamber music: the Tutti Festival. The musical term tutti means “all together, ” and this festival brings in composers (and world premiere compositions), ensembles, and soloists from near and far. Since its founding by Ching-chu Hu, the Tutti […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns with a “Curated Take Home Box Experience”

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