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Splashy Musical, Ohio Portraits & Scares in Cinemas

George Wolf George Wolf Splashy Musical, Ohio Portraits & Scares in Cinemas

It’s big summer movie season -what? We almost forgot there was such a thing, but this week offers several excellent reasons to venture forth into the theater and share that cinematic experience. Maybe it’s the sheer joy of Lin Manuel-Miranda’s new musical, or the chance to celebrate an authentic Ohio voice making it big, or […]

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Ohioan Nicole Riegel’s Feature Holler Opens

Hope Madden Hope Madden Ohioan Nicole Riegel’s Feature Holler Opens

Filmmaker and Ohioan Nicole Riegel is tired of the depiction of Appalachia and Appalachians she sees in films and media. Her film Holler, hitting theaters across the country Friday, may set that record straight. “I have a chip on my shoulder about films made about where I’m from in Appalachia because a lot of them […]

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The Confluence Cast: Summer Festivals 2018

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Summer Festivals 2018

Happy Comfest! Get a preview of the already-begun festival season and hear from a selection of bands gracing the stage at this weekend’s Comfest. Show notes for this episode This week’s episode of the Confluence Cast is sponsored by the Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival. The Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival hosts 25,000 visitors […]

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Holler: 31 Days of Black Art Starts March 1

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Holler: 31 Days of Black Art Starts March 1

Scott Woods has never shied away from an ambitious project. Reading poetry for 24 hours not once but six times and never repeating a poet. Running Columbus’ second-longest-running poetry night ever. All his contacts, all his passion for Columbus and black art, all his organizational skills (Woods served as president of Poetry Slam, Inc, for […]

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The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Black Art in Columbus

The art community in Columbus is a strong one. But there’s a large portion of it that you don’t see; specifically black art. Scott Woods created Holler to showcase the work of black artists across disciplines. In this week’s episode Scott discusses Holler and the impetus for it, the Columbus art scene as a whole, […]

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