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Columbus Makes Art Presents: Jenny Patton on Connecting Public Art and Wellness Through Journaling

Janet Cooper Janet Cooper Columbus Makes Art Presents: Jenny Patton on Connecting Public Art and Wellness Through Journaling

Jenny Patton is a writer, wellness coach, Ohio State University senior lecturer and lifelong journaler. From her home base in Dublin, she provides weekly journaling prompts and insight for well-being through her blog at journalingwithjenny.com. She is one of 20 artists participating in Dublin Arts Council’s upcoming Connect: Public Art & Wellness Challenge, which launches […]

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5 Must Have Fashion Trends for Fall

Patti Mockler Patti Mockler 5 Must Have Fashion Trends for Fall

Fall is one of the most anticipated seasons of the year in the fashion industry, and this fall is no exception, especially with the “new normal” of dressing mostly for at home/remote working and learning. But what does that entail, you ask? It is a matter of wear-now layering, fashion basics with a sprinkle of trend, and, […]

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People Can Save More Than Food When They Reduce Their Food Waste

Lucy Schroder Lucy Schroder People Can Save More Than Food When They Reduce Their Food Waste

How often do you buy vegetables, only to let them rot in the refrigerator? How often do you buy boxes or cans of food but never use them? How often do you cook too much food and throw the leftovers in the garbage? If you’re like most people, you’re probably doing these things more often […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents Janet George on a Lifetime of Curiosity in Art

Nick Dekker Nick Dekker Columbus Makes Art Presents Janet George on a Lifetime of Curiosity in Art

Janet George is the curator of and one of many artists exhibiting in the Greater Columbus Arts Council’s inaugural gallery exhibition, New Beginnings: From There to Here, curated by Creative Women of Color. We chatted with her about her work, inspirations and process. Nick: How long have you been creating?Janet: Like most of the artists […]

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The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Cartoonist Jeff Smith

The work of an artist isn’t much different from other pursuits. You have to plan, react to change, and it doesn’t hurt if you’re in the right place at the right time. This week, we talk with cartoonist and one of the organizers of Cartoon Crossroads Columbus, Jeff Smith, to discuss the origins of his character […]

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The Confluence Cast: Can’t Stop Columbus

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Can’t Stop Columbus

In this time of consistent change and challenge, we look at how the Columbus community is standing up. Can’t Stop Columbus is a community-wide movement that tries to address some of the problems that have arisen due to the COVID-19 crisis. Co-organizer Mackenzie King joins us to discuss how the organization got started, how they’ve scaled up to […]

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Without a Paycheck During Coronavirus? 4 Tips for Staying Financially Healthy

Alex Noga Alex Noga Without a Paycheck During Coronavirus? 4 Tips for Staying Financially Healthy

For the past six months Americans have grappled with the astronomical effects of COVID-19. This pandemic has had a roaring impact on our health and finances, with over 10 million Americans having lost their jobs in the first two weeks that our economy shut down. Luckily, the U.S. is beginning to bounce back financially; but […]

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