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Give Big Columbus, Give Big

May 11, 2015 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer

Here is my challenge to all of my friends, family, acquaintances and even complete strangers: GIVE BIG. Tomorrow at 10 a.m. join me and make a donation via The Big Give before 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 13. Why? Because there…

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Weekend Warriors: Staying Close to Downtown

May 6, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Fashion / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce I’m a Cbus native and old enough to remember a time when there was very little to do downtown. There were a few nightclubs (that you could find if you were in the know), a couple of…

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That Moment When Art Upends Conviction

April 30, 2015 / All Posts / Performance / Tom Katzenmeyer / Visual Arts

Art can take you to unexpected places. A few weeks ago it took me to the Marion Correctional Institution (MCI) where I was invited to attend a TEDx event called Art & Conviction. For two hours I listened to presentations,…

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Weekend Warriors: Leaping into Spring With BalletMet and More

April 29, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Crafts / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce It’s Wednesday, otherwise known as the day I start plotting my weekend—‘cause, let’s be honest, the weekend really starts on Thursday (aka baby Friday). First let’s get the obvious out of the way. As I write this,…

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Weekend Warriors: Our City Has So Many Alternatives

April 22, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Fashion / Film / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce I love the word alternative. It warms my rebel heart. As such the whole concept of Alternative Fashion Week (AFW) speaks to me. It is so much more than a runway show. The fine people running this event…

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Weekend Warriors: Try Something New this Weekend

April 15, 2015 / All Posts / Classes / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Crafts / Film / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce Last week I wrote about my happy plans to see “A Chorus Line.” It was everything I had hoped it would be and more. The show runs until April 26, so there’s still time to support this…

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Weekend Warriors: A Chorus Line, Franklinton Fridays, and ZOMBIE BEAVERS

April 8, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Film / Performance / Visual Arts

By  Lacey Luce “A Chorus Line” opens at the Garden Theater on Thursday, and I’m not sure I can adequately express how furiously happy this makes me. Once upon a time, when I was a high school junior, I auditioned…

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Public Art: The Soul of a City

April 7, 2015 / All Posts / News / Tom Katzenmeyer

I’ve been thinking a lot about public art lately—how it makes me feel, how it improves our community, and the enormous impact it has on our city’s identity. From towering letters that literally spell ART, to the Aminah Robinson mural…

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Weekend Warriors: Spycraft, Needlepoint & a Hop

March 28, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce Looking at an average weekend events calendar for Columbus leaves me feeling like a kid in a candy store—so many delicious choices. Let’s start with Thursday, or as a friend of mine likes to call it “baby…

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Weekend Warriors: Marching to the End of March

March 20, 2015 / All Posts / ColumbusMakesArt.com / Film / Performance

March to these exciting March events in Columbus Ohio! March 26th-29th: Columbus Public Health – Meet Your Health Department Butter on the Latch 2015 Columbus Spring Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show Art From the Heart Fundraiser for RMHC March 31st: 10…

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