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Angela Meleca Closes Gallery, Joins Community-Driven Nonprofit Besa

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Angela Meleca Closes Gallery, Joins Community-Driven Nonprofit Besa

Angela Meleca has announced the closure of Angela Meleca Gallery, stemming from a new role with community-service driven nonprofit Besa. Meleca will be joining the team at Besa as Director of Advancement, focusing on relationship building and fundraising. Besa is an award-winning organization that connects individuals and businesses with community service projects, previously partnering with […]

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Community Remembers Rubén Castilla Herrera, a Radical in Work, Life & Love

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Community Remembers Rubén Castilla Herrera, a Radical in Work, Life & Love

If you’ve never met Rubén Castilla Herrera, you’ve probably at least seen his face or read his name; his life’s work was activism, and he spent the better part of 20 years dedicated to it here in Columbus.  While known widely as a fighter for immigrant rights and the Latinx community, Herrera could be found […]

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CATCO Director Steven C. Anderson to Retire at End of 2019-20 Season

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman CATCO Director Steven C. Anderson to Retire at End of 2019-20 Season

Steven C. Anderson, one of Central Ohio’s longtime arts leaders and the producing director of CATCO, announced he will retire at the end of the 2019-20 theatre season on June 30, 2020. Since 1978, Anderson has been a leader in Columbus’ arts scene, working as the director of education and associate producing director at Players […]

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Video: Ginther Talks Neighborhoods, Public Safety Heading Into Second Term

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Video: Ginther Talks Neighborhoods, Public Safety Heading Into Second Term

Mayor Andrew Ginther is running to keep his seat as Columbus Mayor, which shouldn’t be too difficult, as he’s running unchallenged. Earlier this week, CU sat down with Ginther to discuss his first term, its successes and challenges, and the plans he has for his second term. We ask Ginther about his approach on neighborhood […]

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Lincoln Theatre Appoints New Executive Director

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Lincoln Theatre Appoints New Executive Director

The Lincoln Theatre Association and the Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) have announced the appointment of Suzan Bradford as executive director of the Lincoln Theatre. Bradford previously served as general manager of the theatre since its grand reopening in 2009. In a press release, CAPA notes programming initiatives created and lead by Bradford, […]

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Columbus “True Originals” Recognized at New Event

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus “True Originals” Recognized at New Event

The Columbus Foundation launched a new annual ceremonial event today, designed to recognize the city’s “True Originals” — a collection of local business leaders, culture makers and nonprofit operators that help to define the city that we live in. The first group of honorees included Dr. Mark Lomax II, composer of World Premiere, 12-CD work, “400: […]

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Family to Hold Memorial Service for 10TV Meteorologist Chris Bradley

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Family to Hold Memorial Service for 10TV Meteorologist Chris Bradley

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, family and friends will celebrate the life of beloved 10TV meteorologist Chris Bradley, who passed away at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 5, after a two-year battle with leukemia. Bradley is survived by his husband, Jason, and their two children, Spencer and Maria. On social media, Bradley often spoke about his journey in battling […]

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