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Council Announces Lower Ticket Tax, Separate Fund for Nationwide Arena

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Council Announces Lower Ticket Tax, Separate Fund for Nationwide Arena

After months of public input, the Greater Columbus Art Council’s (GCAC) proposed ticket fee has been considered and revised by Columbus City Council. Through the Columbus Art Alliance, council has established two funding streams: the Creativity Fund and the Stabilization Fund, designated for GCAC grants and capital improvements at Nationwide Arena, respectively. “This proposal is […]

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PHOTOS: Movement Pursuing Arts, Commerce & Community Arts Space Opening

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman PHOTOS: Movement Pursuing Arts, Commerce & Community Arts Space Opening

The Maroon Arts Group creative collective, in collaboration with the City of Columbus and other sponsors, opened its new Movement Pursuing Arts, Commerce & Community (MPACC) arts space in the King-Lincoln District on Sunday, May 20. A unique development consisting of two repurposed shipping containers—with a third operated by vegetarian soul food restaurant Willowbeez SoulVeg—Maroon Arts Group […]

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The Annex at 801 Brings Downtown-Style Venue to South Hilltop

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Annex at 801 Brings Downtown-Style Venue to South Hilltop

Drew and Dalay Murray are the owners of The Annex at 801, a new industrial events venue near Franklinton in the southern Hilltop area. The Murrays are both graduates of Ohio State and have been together since meeting there in 2012. Drew studied civil engineering, while Dalay studied interior design and interior architecture. Together they […]

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The Exchange Event Venue by Cameron Mitchell is Now Open

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega The Exchange Event Venue by Cameron Mitchell is Now Open

The Exchange, an event venue by Cameron Mitchell Premier Events (CMPE), is now open at Bridge Park in Dubiln. The contemporary, open event space is the newest addition to CMPE’s venues, which include The Ivory Room and Darby House. A large room with moveable walls, The Exchange will cater to gatherings large and small. “Our […]

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Rooftop Bar and Event Venue Juniper Will Open in October

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Rooftop Bar and Event Venue Juniper Will Open in October

The search for the perfect urban rooftop venue is over for Steve Rayo, owner and CEO of Dock580. The Smith Bros. Hardware building is a little taller now, with construction on the rooftop bar, restaurant and venue space nearing completion. Opening in late October, Juniper will function as a private event space on the weekends […]

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An Old Barn Gets a New Life as The Wells Barn at the Franklin Park Conservatory

Anne Evans Anne Evans An Old Barn Gets a New Life as The Wells Barn at the Franklin Park Conservatory

It’s a big week for cultural institutions in Columbus. First, the Columbus Museum of Art celebrated the opening of their new wing, and now, Franklin Park Conservatory is opening The Wells Barn, an outreach and education facility. It’s the first project of the Franklin Park Conservatory’s Master Plan 2.0, and there will be grand opening […]

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LC No More: Downtown Concert Venue is Changing Names in 2016

Walker Evans Walker Evans LC No More: Downtown Concert Venue is Changing Names in 2016

Lifestyle Communities and PromoWest Productions issued a joint release this afternoon announcing that the 10 year long naming rights contract for the popular Downtown concert venue will soon be coming to an end. The “LC Pavilion” will only continue to be known as such until the end of 2015. The decision not to renew the […]

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