Posts from: August 2015

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The Power of Art is Not Always Comfortable, And That’s a Good Thing

August 26, 2015 / Film / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized / Visual Arts

Art has the power to transport us out of the day-to-day—to give us a break from reality. It can lift us up, make us happy, and entertain us. Paradoxically, art is also a powerful conduit for facing harsh realities. It…

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Weekend Warriors: It’s a Hootenanny: ‘Chock full of Hoot, Just a little Bit of Nanny’

August 26, 2015 / / Music / Performance / Uncategorized / Visual Arts

“I like large parties. They’re so intimate. At small parties there isn’t any privacy.”  ― F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby By Lacey Luce The best parties are the ones that refuse to be contained to a single room, building or yard….

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It’s a Brave New World for the Arts in Columbus

August 20, 2015 / All Posts / Tom Katzenmeyer / Uncategorized

I’ve been thinking a lot about the symbiotic nature of arts, commerce and government. Words like ecosystem, narrative, and collaboration have been floating around like little thought bubbles above my head. I wish I could say these thoughts are original…

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Weekend Warriors: Seven Ways to Chill Out This Weekend

August 19, 2015 / All Posts / / Fashion / Film / Music / Performance

By Lacey Luce Honestly, I’m not feeling very weekend warrior-y. I have friends who can have their whole weekend (baby Friday included) packed with awesome plans, and they thrive on that. Me?  I occasionally need to go into hermit mode…

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Weekend Warriors: The “SQUIRREL!” Approach to Finding Stuff To Do

August 12, 2015 / Film / Music / Uncategorized / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce I’m easily distracted. And today as I search through the many options of fun stuff to do, I’m jumping from one shiny object to the next. For the purpose of this blog, however, I’m forcing myself to…

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Weekend Warriors: Going Family Friendly

August 5, 2015 / All Posts / / Film / Music / Performance / Visual Arts

By Lacey Luce I have a family reunion this weekend, and there will be a lot of wee ones there. I am not known as a “kid person.” Don’t get me wrong, while I may not want kids of my…

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