Posts from: November 2014

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Long Weekend Warriors: Home for the Holidays

November 25, 2014 / All Posts / Classes / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Crafts / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

As your family gathers close this holiday weekend, keep them entertained and happy with these wonderful events. Sweet Turkeys! Music at the Conservatory Series The Best Christmas Pageant Ever A Thanksgiving Alternative: A Concert of True Gratitude Gingerbread Friday! Ventriloquist…

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Weekend Warriors: 12 Days of Holiday Events (and One for Thanksgiving)

November 20, 2014 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Crafts / Film / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

The last week in November, my true love gave to me: 12 events for the holidays and one for Thanksgiving! Also, please check out our growing Holiday Shopping Guide! Thanksgiving Family Fun–Thankful Tree Not-to-Miss Weekend Events 16th Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony…

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Columbus Gets Greater in Franklinton

November 18, 2014 / All Posts / News / Tom Katzenmeyer

Columbus’s efforts to invigorate our city through the arts has caught the nation’s eye. In October, The Atlantic published two articles in its American Futures series commending the growth and revitalization of our own Franklinton neighborhood. In particular, The Atlantic journalist…

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Off the Cuff: It’s All November Now

November 18, 2014 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Film / Performance / Visual Arts / Writing

 Thurber House Book Reading with Janet Evanovich Dublin Arts Council Wine Tasting Fundraiser An Evening of Shorts At Brothers Drake Meadery Love Is A Verb CLASSICS: Level Five THEATER: Miranda July: New Society “The Urban Landscape” Poetry Reading   Dublin…

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IN THE NEWS: 15 Awesome Alternatives To Gift Wrapping Paper That You Already Have In Your Home

November 14, 2014 / All Posts / Crafts / News / Visual Arts

It’s past November 1st, so of course holiday season has officially begun. The Huffington Post has 15 economical and whimsical ways we can have fun wrapping presents this season. Read the full article at The Huffington Post.

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Weekend Warriors: Sixteen by the 16th

November 13, 2014 / All Posts / Classes / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Crafts / Film / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

We’re halfway through November! Here are 16 great events to attend by the 16th. Friday, November 15th Cultural Arts Center Studio Art Sale Exhibition on Screen: Vermeer Yve-Alain Bois with Lisa Florman and Philip Armstrong:The Artistic Milieu of Postwar Paris…

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IN THE NEWS: Barbarians at the Art Auction Gates? Not to Worry

November 12, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

The striking trend of “flipping” artworks since 2009 is something to be examined, but nothing to lose sleep over. Lorne Manley and Robin Pogrebin at the New York Times tell us why. Read the full story at the New York…

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Off the Cuff: Celebrate Our Veterans Today!

November 11, 2014 / All Posts / Classes / Film / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

Please join the rest of Columbus in celebrating our veterans today and then enjoy some mid-week arts events. Veteran’s Day Venue: Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens November 11th 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM $6.00 – $12.00 2:00 PM Musical…

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IN THE NEWS: This Sculptor Is Using Trash To Inspire One Of Pittsburgh’s Toughest Neighborhoods To Make Art

November 10, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

An interview with Vanessa L. German, one of the subjects of The Huffington Post’s State of the Art series. German, who grew up sculpting and making her own toys, is using found objects to build “power dolls.” She’s building an art community in her home, encouraging…

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IN THE NEWS: How A Prison Arts Program Helped To Transform One Homeless Veteran’s Life

November 7, 2014 / All Posts / News / Visual Arts

Priscilla Frank at The Huffington Post tells the story of painter Reuben Kenyatta, who participated in the Prison Creative Arts Project. He says that “When you talk about art with some people, I often hear ‘I can’t draw a straight line. Do know…

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