Campaign Media Coverage

Friday October 18, 2019

Visual Artist Laura Alexander talks about choosing Cbus as her home base and the art world at large

Confluence Cast

When artist Laura Alexander came back to Columbus after graduate school, she thought she’d stick around for a couple months. That was 10 years ago. Laura sat down with Tim Fulton to talk about why Columbus is the place she makes her work, her background, and we go behind the


Interview with artist/educator Charlotte Belland on Confluence Cast

Friday August 09, 2019

Interview with artist/educator Charlotte Belland on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Honing any craft takes practice. That’s the philosophy of educator, illustrator, and animator Charlotte Belland. In this week’s episode, she discusses her background, her role at the Columbus College of Art & Design, how Columbus gives to its artists, and the importance of forming habits and showing up.


Interview with storyteller Donte Woods-Spikes on Confluence Cast

Monday June 24, 2019

Interview with storyteller Donte Woods-Spikes on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Who should we have at the table when trying to address the challenges and opportunities in Columbus? Storyteller and filmmaker Donte Woods-Spikes talks about that, being a young black man in Columbus, and how he tries to show the importance of being present with family and friends in his work.


Sustaining Spring

Monday April 01, 2019

Sustaining Spring

Prizm Magazine

Celeste Malvar-Stewart's eco friendly designs were featured in a photo spread in the April 2019 issue of Prizm magazine.


Nina West on Good Day Marketplace

Thursday March 28, 2019

Nina West on Good Day Marketplace

Good Day Marketplace

Andrew Levitt talks about the birth of Nina West, RuPaul's Drag Race and giving back on Good Day Marketplace.


Best Artist: Adam Hernandez

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Best Artist: Adam Hernandez

Columbus Alive

Columbus Alive names painter Adam Hernandez Best Artist of 2019.


Voice of Columbus: Maggie Smith

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Voice of Columbus: Maggie Smith

Columbus Alive

Columbus Alive names poet Maggie Smith the Voice of Columbus for 2019.


Best Musician: Mark Lomax

Wednesday March 27, 2019

Best Musician: Mark Lomax

Columbus Alive

Columbus Alive names drummer Mark Lomax best musician of 2019 in its annual Best of Columbus issue.


Nina West shares her journey to RuPaul's Drag Race

Thursday February 28, 2019

Nina West shares her journey to RuPaul's Drag Race

Columbus Alive

Columbus drag queen Nina West’s theater background at Denison University has aided her throughout 35 main stage productions in her 18-year career, including a recent role as Ursula in “The Little Mermaid.”


Interview: Nina West's big debut on the small screen

Thursday February 28, 2019

Interview: Nina West's big debut on the small screen

Columbus Underground

After entertaining Columbus audiences for nearly two decades, Nina West is mere hours from being an international phenomenon. Tonight, viewers around the world will watch her inaugural appearance on the 11th season of the award-winning VH1 reality series RuPaul’s Drag Race.


Nina West Wants to Be America's Next Drag Superstar

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Nina West Wants to Be America's Next Drag Superstar

WCMH

COLUMBUS (WCMH) -- The race is on for Columbus drag queen Nina West. Season 11 of RuPaul’s Drag Race starts Thursday and Nina will be battling to be America's next drag superstar. But just being on the show is already a dream come true for Andrew Levitt, the man behind


Central Ohio musician heading to Grammys Red Carpet

Wednesday February 06, 2019

Central Ohio musician heading to Grammys Red Carpet

10TV

Pianist Bobby Floyd, a staple of the Columbus music scene for decades, is on his way to Los Angeles to do something he has never done before, attend the Grammys.


Interview with muralist Adam Hernandez on Confluence Cast

Tuesday December 18, 2018

Interview with muralist Adam Hernandez on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Being a working artist isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are plenty of folks in Columbus to show you the way. Muralist Adam Hernandez talks about how he found his way here, the importance of mentors, and being a “real” person in business.


Eric Gnezda from Songs at the Center on Good Day Columbus

Saturday December 15, 2018

Eric Gnezda from Songs at the Center on Good Day Columbus

Fox 28

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) — Eric Gnezda, host of Songs at the Center, joined GDC as part of the Art Makes Columbus series. Gnezda is the host of Songs at the Center, a show on public television that showcases singers and songwriters to a live audience. He talked more about the


Barbara Fant on Confluence Cast

Friday November 30, 2018

Barbara Fant on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Slam brought poetry out of academia in the early 1990s. Since then it has grown and become an outlet for performers around the globe. Local poet and performance artist Barbara Fant sat down to talk about the finer workings of the medium and her evolution in it. We also focused


I, Too, Sing America at Columbus Museum of Art

Thursday October 25, 2018

I, Too, Sing America at Columbus Museum of Art

Fox28

Nanette Maciejunes talks about the new exhibition celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaisssance.


T.Wong performs with Aaron White on Good Day Columbus

Saturday October 13, 2018

T.Wong performs with Aaron White on Good Day Columbus

Good Day Columbus

T.Wong and Aaron White performed on Good Day Columbus


Sunday September 30, 2018

African-American artist Queen Brooks renowned for use of vibrant colors, textures

The Columbus Dispatch

As a young adult walking down Washington Avenue in East Columbus, Queen Brooks would stare into the window of an art gallery owned by photographer Kojo Kamau. “I kept looking in the window and about the third time, Kojo invited me in,” Brooks said. “I told him I didn’t have


Good Day Columbus ft Columbus Open Studio & Stage

Wednesday September 26, 2018

Good Day Columbus ft Columbus Open Studio & Stage

FOX28

Artist Bryan Moss and GCAC VP Jami Goldstein talk about the upcoming 2018 Columbus Open Studio & Stage.


Stephanie Rond on Confluence Cast

Tuesday September 25, 2018

Stephanie Rond on Confluence Cast

Columbus Underground

How do artists work, both alone and together? I sat down with organizer and artist Stephanie Rond to preview this weekend’s Columbus Open Studio and Stage and learn how she herded cats to get here.


Good Day Columbus ft Wexner Center for the Arts Fallen Fruit Project

Tuesday September 25, 2018

Good Day Columbus ft Wexner Center for the Arts Fallen Fruit Project

FOX28

Shelly Casto from The Wexner Center for the Arts talked about the Fallen Fruitproject.


Good Day Columbus ft Shadowbox Live & the Palace Theater

Monday September 24, 2018

Good Day Columbus ft Shadowbox Live & the Palace Theater

FOX28

Brandon Anderson from Shadowbox Live and Rich Corsi from CAPA/the Palace Theatre, talking about their respective performance venues and what to expect if you take a tour via the upcoming Columbus Open Studio & Stage event.


Good Day Columbus ft mixed-media artist April Sunami

Saturday September 22, 2018

Good Day Columbus ft mixed-media artist April Sunami

FOX28

Columbus, OH — Continuing our Art Makes Columbus series, we meet April Sunami. She uses mixed media to create her art, and has used items such as bullets and wreckage from car accidents in her art.


Arts feature: Catching up with artist Stephanie Rond

Thursday September 20, 2018

Arts feature: Catching up with artist Stephanie Rond

Columbus Alive

Stephanie Rond has been planting. That’s the short version. That Rond’s art elevates the discussion in the streets, in galleries and online is pretty much a foregone conclusion. She’s always had something to say, and said it first with her art, allowing people to come around to the notion that


Rapper Dominique Larue battles death and depression on the road to making her career-best album

Wednesday September 19, 2018

Rapper Dominique Larue battles death and depression on the road to making her career-best album

Columbus Alive

In the past, when Dominique Larue felt depression creeping up, she would allow it to take hold, occasionally spending days at a time in bed until the storm clouds passed. But after living through a deep depression that culminated in multiple suicide attempts and an extended, self-imposed July 2017 hospital


Dominique Larue on Confluence Cast

Wednesday September 05, 2018

Dominique Larue on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

How can women break in to male-dominated fields? In the case of hip-hop artist and rapper Domenique Larue, they just do it. We sat down to discuss how she got started, how she creates her work, the music business, and dealing with depression and anxiety. Enjoy the interview and a


Jeff Smith on Good Day Columbus

Saturday August 18, 2018

Jeff Smith on Good Day Columbus

Good Day Columbus

Jeff Smith talked about his latest Bone book.


April Sunami on Confluence Cast

Friday July 27, 2018

April Sunami on Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Art and artists don’t evolve in a vacuum. That’s certainly true for Columbus-based mixed media artist April Sunami. We sat down to discuss her work, how she translates the identities of women of color in her work, working with and without support of those around you, her influences, the importance


Ladies of Longford Take the Stage (VIDEO)

Saturday July 21, 2018

Ladies of Longford Take the Stage (VIDEO)

Good Day Columbus

Hilda Doyle with her daughter Stephanie (half of the Ladies of Longford) were on Good Day Columbus sharing their story, music and upcoming performances


New Wexner Center Artist-in-Residence Mark Lomax finds rhythm behind kit and in life

Tuesday July 03, 2018

New Wexner Center Artist-in-Residence Mark Lomax finds rhythm behind kit and in life

Columbus Alive

The musician preps for the release of his years-in-the making, 12-disc ’400: An Afrikan Epic’ Mark Lomax is sitting at a table in a King-Lincoln eatery, not surprisingly drumming his hands on the table. It’s a complex, polyrhythmic pattern (although perhaps not for Lomax, a lifelong drummer), playing four beats


Philip Hickman talks about Actors' Theatre Columbus' upcoming season

Saturday June 16, 2018

Philip Hickman talks about Actors' Theatre Columbus' upcoming season

Good Day Columbus

Actor, director and artistic director of Actors' Theatre Columbus discusses the company's new summer season.


Tuesday May 15, 2018

RJD2 on Confluence Cast

Columbus Underground

Once they find success, how do artists choose the right commercial and creative collaborations? I sat down with Ramble Jon Krohn, better known as RJD2, to talk about his journey from 8 year-old classic rock fan to hip hop DJ and producer, his many collaborative projects over the years, how


Monday May 14, 2018

Bryan Moss on Good Day Columbus

Fox28

Bryan Moss stops by the studio to talk about The Black Panther: 50+ Years of Black Superheroes on view at the King Arts Complex.


National Plant a Flower Day with Amanda Bettin

Monday March 12, 2018

National Plant a Flower Day with Amanda Bettin

Fox28

Amanda Bettin with the Franklin Park Conservatory talked with Andrew Buck Michael about the perfect time to start planting flowers.


Locals: Scott Woods’ New Black Eastside Songbook

Thursday March 08, 2018

Locals: Scott Woods’ New Black Eastside Songbook

Columbus Alive

Poet and ‘Holler’ curator enlists Counterfeit Madison, Paisha Thomas, Mark Lomax and others to perform a live mixtape


Kelli Martin provides alternative platform for Columbus designers

Thursday March 08, 2018

Kelli Martin provides alternative platform for Columbus designers

Columbus Alive

About a decade ago, Columbus native Kelli Martin traveled to Chicago with a garbage bag of her clothing designs to try out for season five of the “Project Runway” TV series. To her surprise, she was asked to be on the show, but she had to dye her hair and


Lincoln Theatre’s ‘Backstage’ series places audience members in intimate setting for shows

Friday February 02, 2018

Lincoln Theatre’s ‘Backstage’ series places audience members in intimate setting for shows

Columbus Dispatch

With just minutes to showtime, the lights were down in the Lincoln Theatre auditorium with nary a soul seated for what was to be a sold-out event. The stage, though, was another story. A fleet of folding chairs — about 100 in all — lined the back of the stage


Studios, Performance Venues to Welcome Publish for Tours, Conversation

Thursday October 05, 2017

Studios, Performance Venues to Welcome Publish for Tours, Conversation

The Columbus Dispatch

The paintings hanging on the walls of Columbus galleries might be aesthetically pleasing or visually engaging, but they reveal little about the stories behind the art. What about the time the artist put into creating the piece? Or the meaning he or she meant to convey? Columbus artists think that


Art Makes Columbus with Adam Hernandez

Wednesday October 04, 2017

Art Makes Columbus with Adam Hernandez

CD102.5

Adam dropped by as part of our Art Makes Columbus series to chat up his latest show, his participation in this weekend's Open Studio and Stage and his efforts to raise money for Puerto Rico.


Cam Around Town: Columbus Open Studio & Stage

Tuesday October 03, 2017

Cam Around Town: Columbus Open Studio & Stage

Good Day Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Good Day Columbus feature reporter Cameron Fontana featured the second annual Columbus Open Studio & Stage which allow people to look into the creative process at popular venues around town.


Columbus Brothers Open Art Studio After Fathers Alzheimers Diagnosis

Friday September 29, 2017

Columbus Brothers Open Art Studio After Fathers Alzheimers Diagnosis

ABC6

COLUMBUS (WSYX/WTTE) — Jerry was traveling the world, creating prosthesis for people in war-torn regions. John was taking care of their father, who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease. The Fitzpatrick brothers both needed an escape: sculpting.


People to Watch: Barbara Fant

Wednesday August 02, 2017

People to Watch: Barbara Fant

Columbus Alive

After twists and turns, poet returns to slam competitions with a better mindset


Composer Mark Lomax II On Confluence Cast

Wednesday July 26, 2017

Composer Mark Lomax II On Confluence Cast

Confluence Cast

Music is many things to many people but Mark Lomax would argue that it’s not enough. The Columbus-based composer and drummer has some ideas for how we should hear music, incorporate it in to our lives, and why artists will define the future of Columbus. Shownotes:


Wednesday June 14, 2017

This Comic Artist Believes 'This Is The Moment' For Black Arts Community

Forbes

Last month, The Hutchins Center at Harvard University unveiled their provocative art and design show entitled Elektrik Revival: Remixing The Black Speculative South. Sponsored by The Hiphop Archive and Research Institute, a Harvard-based institute dedicated to the vision of hiphop, Elektrik Revival is an immersive collection of contemporary works set


Sunday June 11, 2017

Viola mishap apart, North Shore Chamber Fest ends in style with Mozart

Chicago Classical Review

The 2017 installment of the North Shore Chamber Music Festival (NSCMF) came to a close Saturday night with a mostly Mozart program at Northbrook’s Village Presbyterian Church. For this year’s finale the NSCMF featured an orchestra for the first time, hosting the Columbus-based ProMusica Chamber Orchestra under its music director


Thursday June 01, 2017

Karl Pedersen & Celia Peters talk Columbus arts & Arts Fest

Good Day Marketplace

Classical musician Karl Pedersen and Columbus filmmaker Celia Peters talk about the arts scene in Columbus and their involvement in the Columbus Arts Festival.


Monday April 24, 2017

From Old Towne East To "Mercy Street," Corset Artist Makes A Stitch In Time

WOSU Public Media

Working out of a master bedroom-turned-studio in her old Victorian home in Olde Towne East, Boiwka's business Wilde Hunt Corsetry hears from people in countries like Dubai and Russia, stay-at-home moms, and television producers. 


Friday April 21, 2017

Poems of Resistance: A Primer

The New York Times

Protest poetry has deep roots in the United States. Poets have used their verses to oppose slavery, the Vietnam War, segregation and racial oppression, the Iraq war, and more recently, discrimination and police violence against African-Americans. So it’s not entirely surprising that there’s been a resurgence of political poetry in the Trump


Sunday April 16, 2017

Billboard project features paintings of 5 central Ohio artists

The Columbus Dispatch

Paintings by five central Ohio artists are giving new meaning to the term “street art” in Columbus: The sanctioned works fill some of the unrented billboards throughout the city. The high-profile exposure is part of an inaugural public gallery called ArtPop Columbus, which takes its name from a North Carolina-based


T.Wong Talks About His Sophomore Album, The Upside Down

Thursday April 13, 2017

T.Wong Talks About His Sophomore Album, The Upside Down

Good Day Marketplace

Cameron Fontana sat down with T.Wong at Vuaghn Music Studios to discuss T.Wong's sophomore album The Upside Down.


Monday April 10, 2017

ArtPop Billboards Have Started Appearing Around the City

Columbus Underground

Columbus has started to have billboards covered in art popping up around the city. A collaboration between outdoor billboard company Lamar and the Greater Columbus Arts Council under their Art Makes Columbus/Columbus Makes Art campaign has resulted in the work of five local artists being showcased on the large scale


Thursday April 06, 2017

Poetry with Barbara Fant & TRANSIT ARTS

Good Day Marketplace

Columbus poet Barbara Fant works with students in the TRANSIT ARTS program to help them develop their poetry.


Staff Pick: Scott Woods wraps 'Holler'

Thursday March 30, 2017

Staff Pick: Scott Woods wraps 'Holler'

Columbus Alive

"Holler" is coming to an end, but its spirit doesn't need to, nor should it. Scott Woods, with support from the Greater Columbus Arts Council, booked at least a show a day throughout March, highlighting black artists through arts events and performances in spoken word, music, dance and visual arts


Wednesday March 22, 2017

Arts feature: Lisa McLymont’s ‘Universe Tribe’

Columbus Alive

Implicit in the title "Universe Tribe" is both commonality and distinction. Not just a name for an exhibition, it's what Lisa McLymont calls her "ongoing body of work." For McLymont, it's about unity and togetherness without ignoring diversity and uniqueness.


Dominique Larue Talks About New Album, Music Biz

Wednesday March 22, 2017

Dominique Larue Talks About New Album, Music Biz

CD102.5

Columbus rapper Dominique Larue stopped by CD102.5's radio morning show to talk about her new EP, Help Me I'm Poor, upcoming shows, and working the music biz.


Thursday March 16, 2017

Voting Now Open for PromoWest and Columbus Makes Art Exhibition

Greater Columbus Arts Council

The Greater Columbus Arts Council (Arts Council) and PromoWest Productions are proud to announce the 10 finalists for the 2017 exhibition on A&R Music Bar


Interview with Poet Scott Woods on Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art (VIDEO)

Thursday March 09, 2017

Interview with Poet Scott Woods on Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art (VIDEO)

Good Day Marketplace

Poet Scott Woods talks with Good Day Marketplace about Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art,  his extraordinary series of events highlighting African-American artists in Columbus every day for the month of March. 


Sunday March 05, 2017

Documentary explores drag scene in city of the US heartland

The Washington Post

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Filmmaker Gabrielle Burton says she didn’t plan for her documentary about the drag scene in Ohio’s capital city to achieve wider distribution at a time of political and cultural division. But becoming comfortable with complex subjects is something everyone needs at the moment, Burton says. “Kings, Queens


Saturday March 04, 2017

Ohio’s Drag And Trans Performers Dazzle In New Documentary

Huffington Post

An acclaimed new documentary is putting the drag kings, drag queens and transgender performers of Columbus, Ohio in the national spotlight. The Huffington Post got an advance look at “Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens,” which opened in select theaters March 3, with an exclusive clip that can be viewed above. In it, the documentary’s subjects


Friday March 03, 2017

'Kings, Queens, & In-Betweens': Film Review

Hollywood Reporter

Gabrielle Burton's colorful doc finds a surprising variety of gender-bending personalities in Columbus, Ohio.


Poet Scott Woods brings a full month of events to assorted venues around the city

Wednesday February 22, 2017

Poet Scott Woods brings a full month of events to assorted venues around the city

Columbus Alive

What is Columbus culture? Sure, the city's making everybody's "cool places to go/be for this or that reason" list, which is great, but, again, what is Columbus culture? Scott Woods is giving us 31 days to begin to see if we can find the answer.


Sunday February 12, 2017

African-Americans nourish Columbus arts community

Columbus Dispatch

If asked about role models or inspirations, many African-American artists in the Columbus area might quickly mention mixed-media specialist Aminah Robinson or photographer Kojo Kamau — or both. As two of the most prolific and recognizable artists the city has produced in recent times, they helped put visual arts in


Friday February 03, 2017

Inspire Your Heart with Art

Good Day Columbus

Poet Barbara Fant stopped by Good Day Columbus to talk about Inspire your heart with art day.


Maggie Smith and the poem that captured the mood of a tumultuous year

Friday December 23, 2016

Maggie Smith and the poem that captured the mood of a tumultuous year

The Washington Post

Last summer, Maggie Smith — no, not that one — sat in a Starbucks in Bexley, Ohio, and wrote a poem. “Life is short, though I keep this from my children,” it began. Smith had no idea that she was setting down the first lines of a work that would


Sunday December 18, 2016

CBS Sunday Morning: The Harmony Project

CBS Sunday Morning

There’s harmony in the air this time of year -- what better reason to introduce you to the man behind the Harmony Project? Jane Pauley reports: 


Sunday October 16, 2016

‘Bone’ cartoonist aims to help create the South by Southwest of comics

The Washington Post

IF IT’S GOOD enough for movies or music, then why not for comics? The idea of a film festival taking over a town for a few days doesn’t sound so novel in North America, but the notion of non-superhero cartoons and sequential storytelling swarming a metropolis for several days can still


Friday June 17, 2016

Poet Maggie Smith on Watching Her Poem Go Viral in the Wake of the Orlando Shooting

Slate

Poet Maggie Smith, author of 2005’s Lamp of the Body, 2015’s The Well Speaks of Its Own Poison, and of the forthcoming collection Weep Up, has been on the country’s mind and social media feeds since her gorgeous poem “Good Bones” caught fire, spreading across the Internet after the Orlando


Friday June 17, 2016

Poem about struggle 'to love this world as it is' goes viral

The Guardian

Poet Maggie Smith’s Good Bones has been shared thousands of times since its launch on Wednesday


Wednesday June 01, 2016

Columbus Makes Art Featuring GrooveU

FOX 28

GrooveU will be sponsoring the GrooveU Stage at the Columbus Arts Festival. Students will be booking the talent, managing the stage and working the sound and lighting.


Saturday April 23, 2016

Ohio Dance Festival on Good Day Columbus

FOX 28

Marlene Leber with the Ohio Dance Festival talks to the morning show team about the Festival and teaches them a chair dance from Will Rogers Follies.


Friday April 15, 2016

Columbus Makes Art featuring the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra

FOX 28

Good Day Marketplace visits the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra at the Lincoln Theatre.


Wednesday April 06, 2016

Good Day Marketplace: Amy Lay of Shadowbox Live

FOX 28

Good Day Marketplace visits with metaperformer Amy Lay of Shadowbox Live.


Friday April 01, 2016

Honky Tonk Woman: Angela Perley

Columbus Monthly

A new album and role as one of the city’s arts ambassadors keeps the alt-country rocker hopping.


Thursday March 31, 2016

Why I Came Back

614 Columbus

These days, there’s much brighter lights in our little big city. Long-gone are the days of Columbus hemorrhaging creative talent, as the magic of Midwest hospitality and low cost of living has now merged with a vibrant entrepreneurial scene to create a renewed cultural hub drawing its former residents back


Friday March 25, 2016

Byron Stripling's tribute to St. Louis jazz great Clark Terry: ‘His aura radiated with the feeling and sound of jazz'

St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis was home to the late, great jazz musician Clark Terry, who died in last year at the age of 94. Contemporary trumpet virtuoso Byron Stripling was one of the many jazz musicians, from Miles Davis to Quincy Jones, who was influenced by Terry. Stripling, who spent part of


Monday March 21, 2016

Columbus' art scene is a surprising discovery

The Chicago Tribune

The striking work of art grabs a guest's attention moments after reaching the hotel lobby. It's a somewhat abstract illustration of the city's downtown, awash in vivid hues of seemingly every color imaginable — or at least every color in the crayon box.


Wednesday March 09, 2016

COSI's Ty Owen shows off the planetarium on Good Day Marketplace

FOX 28

Good Day Columbus' Cameron Fontana visits COSI's Ty Owen, creator of their planetarium shows.


Wednesday March 02, 2016

BalletMet's Edwaard Liang on Good Day Marketplace

FOX 28

BalletMet Executive Director Edwaard Liang discuses their latest production, "Inspired," at the Ohio Theatre.


Tuesday March 01, 2016

Living in Harmony: How David Brown is bringing about change through song

Columbus Monthly

At the center of the Harmony Project, a citywide initiative that combines music-making and volunteer service, is David Brown. He has a few staffers (only one is full time) and many volunteers and partners who keep the programs going, but Brown’s creativity, vision, talent and sheer force of will are


Thursday February 18, 2016

David Butler and Lyn Logan-Grimes on Celebrating Black History Month

FOX 28

David Butler and Lyn Logan-Grimes visit Good Day Columbus to talk about exhibitions opening during Black History Month.


Thursday January 21, 2016

Schwarzenegger pumped on Columbus for movie making

The Columbus Dispatch

The movie 478 with Arnold Schwarzenegger was recently shot in Columbus, the city and Schwarzenegger hope this paves the way for more film work to happen in the captial city.


Sunday January 17, 2016

Corset maker from Columbus figures in TV series 'Mercy Street'

The Columbus Dispatch

TV viewers can glimpse one of Larissa Boiwka’s corsets on a Southern belle-turned-nurse in the premiere of Mercy Street, a new PBS miniseries set during the Civil War.


Stories come alive in six words

Monday January 11, 2016

Stories come alive in six words

NBC4

Larry Smith is asking for life stories at the Columbus Museum of Art. But there’s a catch—you have to tell it in six words.


Fashion Capitals Of The U.S.: Columbus, Ohio Emerges As Major Fashion Hub

Tuesday January 05, 2016

Fashion Capitals Of The U.S.: Columbus, Ohio Emerges As Major Fashion Hub

Fashion Times

When thinking of fashionable cities in the U.S., Columbus, Ohio, probably doesn't come to mind — but it should. According to Emsi — a company that uses labor market data to help educational institutions, workforce planners and regional developers build a better workforce and improve the economic conditions in their


Thursday October 01, 2015

Q&A: Nannette Maciejunes on Columbus Museum of Art’s expansion.

Columbus CEO

The executive director of the Columbus Museum of Art discusses the museum’s expansion, champions of local art and more.


Friday September 11, 2015

Arts, cultural attractions matter in great cities - Columbus included

Columbus Business First

Arts, cultural attractions matter in great cities - Columbus included


Short on Words. Long on Worth.

Monday August 31, 2015

Short on Words. Long on Worth.

(614) Magazine

Larry Smith’s micro mission to bring out the story in every Columbusonian


Sunday August 09, 2015

Byron Stripling commentary: Columbus’ arts scene is as great as any in the world

The Columbus Dispatch

I made my first trip to Columbus about a dozen years ago. I didn’t know what to expect but feared it would not be fun. I fancied myself a sophisticated New Yorker, and I had been trained to doubt anything beyond the island of Manhattan.


Friday August 07, 2015

Columbus Launches Historic Collaborative Arts Campaign

10TV

New campaign shares stories behind dozens of local painters, dancers and musicians so that people can connect and engage with our city's artistic talent.


Thursday July 30, 2015

The Top Ten Cities for Creatives

The Huffington Post

A thriving creative class is a key feature of nearly every successful modern city. A vibrant culture is not only valuable in its own right, it also often serves to attract and inspire talented workers in non-creative fields, creating a rising tide that benefits the entire city. 


Monday June 15, 2015

Angela Perley Wants to Take the Music Scene to the Next Level

Columbus Underground

Angela Perley falls into the defined category of “Young Professional Millennial Boomeranger”. That means that she’s someone who grew up in Central Ohio (Hilliard to be specific), left the area (went to Ohio University in Athens) and then returned for Columbus for work. But her work certainly isn’t what you’d


Monday June 15, 2015

David Butler Encourages Long-Term Arts Literacy

Columbus Underground

David Butler wants to help Columbus residents become more educated and knowledgeable when it comes to the arts.


Edwaard Liang Puts Local Arts on Global Stage

Monday June 15, 2015

Edwaard Liang Puts Local Arts on Global Stage

Columbus Underground

Edwaard Liang is a well travelled local artist. He was born in Taiwan, grew up in Northern California, and moved to New York at age thirteen. He spent many years dancing in performances on Broadway as well as choreographing performances for other ballet companies. He’s been in Columbus for two


Eric Barker Sets the Stage for Local Theater

Monday June 15, 2015

Eric Barker Sets the Stage for Local Theater

Columbus Underground

When you go out to see local theater, your attention is centered upon the actors and performers. But the performance wouldn’t have soul without many other efforts from behind-the-scenes creatives that work on lighting, music, set design, costumes, makeup and all of the other technical aspects of the show. Eric


Katherine Matthews Brings Literary Arts into The Spotlight

Saturday June 13, 2015

Katherine Matthews Brings Literary Arts into The Spotlight

Columbus Underground

Katherine Matthews says that she knew she wanted to become a writer all the way back in second grade. While not everyone would consider that choice as a viable career path in Columbus, Matthews says that she’s not only been able to achieve that goal, she’s been able to thrive


Ty Owen Puts Creativity to Work

Thursday June 11, 2015

Ty Owen Puts Creativity to Work

Columbus Underground

Columbus native Ty Owen has been fascinated by sound since a very early age. “I’ve been playing music since I was a kid, and I still find myself obsessing over a specific two seconds of a song, or tuning in to a way something is mixed,” he says. “I get


Wednesday June 10, 2015

Amy Lay Turns Performance Art into a Career

Columbus Underground

If you’ve been to a Shadowbox Live show, then you definitely recognize Amy Lay as a key performer in the ensemble. As a singer, dancer and sketch comedian, she’s been a part of the cast for 13 years now, working as a full time performance artist right here in Columbus


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