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Arts events to celebrate love, or not

Valentine’s Day is upon us. I’m trying not to roll my eyes. I’m only bringing it up because while searching the events calendar at columbusmakesart.com I noticed that several organizations have put together arts experiences to... Read More
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Live Theater, Poetry and a Pair of Requiems

This week I’m finally feeling back to normal after traveling overseas to Scotland. We didn’t think the jet lag would hit us so hard, since there’s only a four-hour time difference, but my goodness, it’s funny and frightening how it... Read More
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Another Packed Summer Weekend

Last weekend was the 58th annual Columbus Arts Festival. I was there all three days and to be honest, I’m pretty beat. But if you’re anything like me, you’re still looking for ways to match all of the fun from the previous weekend... Read More
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Cool events in a hot city

Let’s just face a few uncomfortable facts: Many great arts events in summer are outside, and it’s hot—really frackin’ hot. What this means to me is that an event needs to be worthy of any discomfort I might feel heading out of... Read More
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Exhibitions, Festivals & Concerts This Weekend

This past Sunday my family and I made our annual trek to the Ohio State Fair. As usual, it’s an overwhelming and delightful cacophony of sights, sounds and smells: crowds of people, music, fried food, farm animals. We always make a point... Read More
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School’s Back In, But Summer’s Not Over

This week our two boys head back to school. Which means technically summer is starting to wind down, but when the official start of fall is more than a month away, and the weather being so lovely, I say summer’s still on. Searching the... Read More
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Holiday Shows, Improv, Celtic Music and More This Weekend

This past Sunday my family and I attended a talk at COSI featuring Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, who served as a NASA astronaut for three shuttle missions in the ‘80s and ‘90s. She was the first American woman to perform a spacewalk, and she... Read More
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December is Here, So Get Festive with the Arts

Wow. We’ve barely caught our breath from last week, but because of the funky calendar this year, December starts the weekend of Thanksgiving. So it suddenly seems like EVERYTHING is happening at once. I hope you enjoyed your Turkey Day,... Read More
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Seven Events to Inspire Good Cheer

’Tis the season for traditions. The arts have their annual traditions too, such as The Nutcracker and holiday concerts. And for many, these traditions act as a buffer from all the hustle and bustle, and they help inspire that sense of... Read More
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The Last Weekend Before the Holidays

After this coming weekend, many of the holidays officially kick off, so however you celebrate you’ll be in the thick of the festivities. My family and I have already crammed in a lot of holiday fun. This past weekend we visited a... Read More

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