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From young artists to old art, seven up-and-coming arts events

I have friends with kids and to hear them tell it, May is insane. This seems to bear out on the arts calendar where there are several end-of-year performances for our very young artists and community activities geared to families. I may Read More
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Welcome Spring with the Arts

Autumn is the best season (that’s not an opinion), but spring can be so wonderful, too. We get these beautifully crisp days, perfect for taking a walk, playing outside or just breathing some fresh air. The new season has me excited to see Read More
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Let’s go out and play

Last week I attended my first IRL, live performance in 15 months. My friends and I hit Schiller Park to see Actor’s Theater Columbus’ production of Much Ado About Nothing (one of my favorite offerings from the Bard). It was packed, and I Read More
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Grab Your Art Passport and Get Exploring

About half of my Weekend Warriors start with comments about the weather, but when things start cooling off, I COME ALIVE! I’ll even take a little bit of rain, as long as it’s not in the 90s. But these seasonal changes make me eager to get Read More
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Festivals, Concerts, Drive-Through Art Sales

Last Friday my family and I visited Franklinton Fridays, and it was delightful to see people out safely enjoying the arts. We grabbed dinner, strolled around 400 Square, toured several galleries and artist studios, and collected a couple Read More
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13 events to help you fall into fun

Hello autumn, I was starting to worry you got lost. This the most wonderful time of the year. Chill nights, outdoor fires that you can smell on the air, leaves exploding into brilliant colors, hot drinks, knitted hats—I love it ALL. So Read More
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May the Fourth be with the Arts in Columbus

May the Fourth Be With You! I can’t believe I lucked out getting to write the Weekend Warriors that lands on May the Fourth. I think it bodes well for the weekend ahead. Scanning the events calendar on ColumbusMakesArt.com, I’d say things Read More
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Pride and Juneteenth Events this Weekend

Last weekend was the Columbus Arts Festival, and it was a wonderful success if I do say so myself. Thank you so much for coming out to support us and our artists, and if you missed it be sure to mark your calendars for next year! Though Read More
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A few choice arts events for your consideration

Sometimes I feel overwhelmed by choices. As a kid I’d stare at 31 flavors of ice cream in a panic because I couldn’t decide (I can’t even imagine how annoying this was for my parental units). If you too know what it’s like to freeze in the Read More
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10 arts events to explore this weekend

Last week the Greater Columbus Arts Council kicked off the 2022 Columbus Makes Art Passport program, which runs Sept. 1-Oct. 31. It’s a free booklet with 54 art stops that you can visit for stamps in your passport. The goal is to get folks Read More