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B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Who’s ready for a hot, lurid summer? Maybe a trip to a more transgressive Hollywood? The Wexner Center for the Arts has you in mind with their seasonal double series B-Movie Mania: A Low-Budget Summer. Beginning this weekend and running through the end of August, the Wex celebrates those maverick and rogue filmmakers of the […]

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A Month of Penny Lane at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden A Month of Penny Lane at the Wex

May is a month of Pennies at the Wexner Center for the arts. Documentarian and former Artist in Residence Penny Lane (yes, that’s her real name) brings her work to the Wex, beginning with a look at The Bachelor and ending with a glimpse into modern Satanism and mysterious illness. The filmmaker, a recipient of […]

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Wexner Presents World Premiere of Ann Carlson’s The Symphonic Body/Food

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Wexner Presents World Premiere of Ann Carlson’s The Symphonic Body/Food

The Wexner Center for the Arts caps a stunning performing arts season with a return appearance by choreographer Ann Carlson. Carlson brings The Symphonic Body/Food, the newest iteration in Carlson’s Symphonic Body series and the product of her latest Artist’s Residency Award. I spoke to Carlson by phone from New Jersey where she was premiering […]

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The Wexner Center Presents Norwegian Collective Verdensteatret’s HANNAH

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford The Wexner Center Presents Norwegian Collective Verdensteatret’s HANNAH

The Wexner Center made its name by bringing international art of the highest caliber to Columbus, regardless of genre. Much of the work that’s cut deepest and left the most lasting impression has been hard to categorize and almost impossible to describe. The latest entry in that storied list is an appearance by the exciting […]

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Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

George Wolf George Wolf Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

Thursday won’t be Laura Parnes’s first visit to the Wexner Center for the Arts, and she’s excited about that. “I had a film/video residency there, and it was wonderful. I’m very impressed,” she said. Parnes, a New York-based artist and filmmaker, brings her “hybrid” music documentary Tour Without End to the Wex for a screening and Q&A […]

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Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

Hope Madden Hope Madden Celebrate Film Restoration with the Wexner Center

For the fifth consecutive year, the Wexner Center for the Arts celebrates the art and artistry of film restoration with its Cinema Revival festival. The program offers moviegoers the chance to see beautifully restored films — groundbreaking classics, blockbusters and underseen gems — while digging into the process that protects these treasures for viewers of […]

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Wexner Audiences Take a Tour of the 20th Century Through Dance with “Paramodernities”

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Wexner Audiences Take a Tour of the 20th Century Through Dance with “Paramodernities”

Wexner Center audiences got their first taste of acclaimed New York-based dancer Netta Yerushalmy in Joanna Kotze’s antic, beautiful IT HAPPENED IT HAD HAPPENED IT IS HAPPENING IT WILL HAPPEN in February 2018. Yerushalmy returns to Columbus this weekend with one of the most intriguing choreographic projects in recent memory: Paramodernities. Yerushalmy’s website calls Paramodernities […]

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