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Opening Reception with Marilyn Parker

  Opening Reception with Marilyn Parker

MARILYN PARKER Sunday, April 29, 1-4pm Please join us in celebrating jewelry artist Marilyn Parker’s new Spring collection. Cheerful, playful, colorful, delightful! Marilyn was an undergraduate arts major at Purdue University and focused her graduate work at The Ohio State University on literacy and children’s literature, with an emphasis on the arts. She was an […]

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The Confluence Cast: Opera Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Opera Columbus

How does one lead the rebirth of a performing arts organization? I sat down with Peggy Kriha Dye, General and Artistic Director of Opera Columbus, to talk about this weekend’s production of Orphée Et Eurydice (running April 20-22 at the Southern Theatre), her beginnings as a singer, how she came to call Central Ohio home, and the […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Lauren Squires on Tap Dance, Rhythm and Community

Janelle Maur Janelle Maur Columbus Makes Art Presents: Lauren Squires on Tap Dance, Rhythm and Community

Lauren Squires is the Director of Movement Afoot, Columbus’ only all-tap dance company. This month the company presents its third annual concert, Rhythm Studies, April 27-28 at the Van Fleet Theatre. Local tap dancer and Movement Afoot member Janelle Maur sat down with Lauren to talk tap and more. Janelle: How long have you been […]

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Harlem Renaissance: A Citywide Arts Celebration

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Harlem Renaissance: A Citywide Arts Celebration

Surprises are in store for arts of all kinds as Columbus marks the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance. Join Larry James, partner, Crabbe Brown & James; Tom Katzenmeyer, president & CEO, GCAC; Nannette Maciejunes, executive director, CMA; and host Yohannan Terrell, CEO/Partner at Warhol & WALL ST. Marketing Director, Harlem Renaissance as we explore […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Xclaim Founder Mariah Layne French on the Dance Company’s Tenth Season and Latest Work

Pam Glauber Pam Glauber Columbus Makes Art Presents: Xclaim Founder Mariah Layne French on the Dance Company’s Tenth Season and Latest Work

Ten years ago, Mariah Layne French founded Xclaim, a contemporary dance ensemble based in Columbus. Since then, Xclaim has performed nearly 50 original works, most of them choreographed by Mariah. In addition to directing Xclaim, she teaches dance at Charisma Centre for the Arts. Mariah lives in North Linden with her husband, Philip, and their […]

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Helen Welch and Friends

  Helen Welch and Friends

CityMusic Columbus presents Helen Welch and Friends – Songwriters Hall of Fame 12:30 Doors open for brunch 1:00 Children’s program (participatory) 2:00 . Concert Admission $30 free for children under 10 Brunch is $25 adults, $10 children in advance ($30 and $15 onsite) Tickets at www.citymusiccolumbus.org Supported by GCAC and OAC

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Songwriter Carole Walker, a Full-Time Connector of People

Michelle Holzworth Michelle Holzworth Columbus Makes Art Presents Songwriter Carole Walker, a Full-Time Connector of People

A hiring freeze in 2014 made something clear to Carole Walker: her well-paying bank job had put a hold on her calling as a songwriter for far too long. She quit this job with no plan, and has spent the last four years on a journey fueled by her love of creating soulful music to […]

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