Darden Smith explains why raising their rates is one of the best move artists can make, for themselves, their sense of self-respect, and the community as a whole.
Congratulations to the New CMA
This week I am thrilled to join the community in celebrating the reopening of the Columbus Museum of Art and the dedication of the new Margaret M. Walter Wing. This really is a rebirth for the museum. This project has been 10 years in the making and it is not…
Keep CD102.5 In Tune With Columbus
I view Columbus as a collection of collaborative, creative, supportive upstarts. There is a culture here that breeds a unique kind of DIY spirit—we aren’t just do-it-yourselfers, we are also fiercely loyal and supportive of anyone else who’s trying to jumpstart their own grassroots effort. This attitude permeates every sector…
The Making of a Premier Arts Festival
The Columbus Arts Festival is one week away. As the Greater Columbus Arts Council staff and I have been busy finalizing the myriad details that go into producing this massive event, I found myself thinking of my pre-Arts Council days. I have lived in Columbus for 40 years and have…