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Off the Cuff with Five times Five

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Impulsive. Impetuous. Impromptu. Put a little spontaneity in your life today and step out into the Columbus Arts community with these five fun events happening on September 25th (if you’re not planning to already)!

25 ON HIGH: A Photographic Journey
Presented by The Arts Initiative at The Ohio State University
Venue: Urban Arts Space

Thursday, September 25, 2014, 6:30 – 8:00PM

25 ON HIGH: A Photographic Journey is a virtual trip up Columbus’s historically and sociologically significant High Street, shot by a group of photographers known as 25 On High. Inspired by High Street photographs taken in 1973 by a photography group led by Clay Lowe, 25 On High has re-captured High Street in present day.

RETROSPECTIVE: Catherine Breillat – “Romance” (1999)
Presented by Wexner Center for the Arts
Venue: Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

We are honored to welcome novelist and filmmaker Catherine Breillat, one of France’s most significant contemporary artists and known for her provocative portrayals of sexuality and gender issues in films such as Fat Girl and Romance, to the Wexner Center. Breillat introduces her new film Abuse of Weakness, starring Isabelle Huppert, on September 26.

Romance (1999)
Thu, Sept 25 / 7 pm

In Romance, a school teacher frustrated by her boyfriend’s lack of sexual attention begins look outside her relationship for satisfaction. As her degree of sexual adventurousness increases with each new encounter, so too does the level of peril. (95 mins, 35mm) No one under 18 admitted.

Opening Reception with The Glass Artists of Hayley Gallery, Sept. 6th, 5 – 9pm
Presented by Hayley Gallery
Venue: Hayley Gallery

“The Glass Artists of Hayley Gallery” is our group glass show. Opening night is Saturday, September 6, from 5 to 9 pm. The exhibit will be on display through October 9th.

Meet the artists in person over a glass of wine on opening night!

Participating artists include Bob & JoAnn Haydocy, M. Craig Miller, Denise Novak, & Mike Stepanski.

All of our artist openings are free to attend. Catering will be provided by ella – Eat Local. Love Art.

Artists Reception: UP IN THE AIR
Presented by Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery
Venue: Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery

A group exhibition exploring the theme of birds and flying in a variety of materials and styles.

On View August 5 – September 25
Artists Reception: Thursday, September 25 4:00-7:00 p.m.

Join us to celebrate the many talents of more than 20 of the Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery artists. Over 40 works of art will be on view and available for purchase. Also in the gallery are hand-painted lampshades and silk scarves, frame ready matted prints, and tote bags that feature the art and stories of artist, Charlotte McGraw. Come meet some of our artists and enjoy beer, wine, light hors d’oeuvres, beautiful art, and good company.

The Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery is an innovative fine arts program serving more than 80 artists with disabilities and other barriers. Our program offers opportunities for creative self-expression, improved self-esteem, increased life satisfaction and a sense of accomplishment through encouragement and collaboration with professional artists. This process results in the creation of high quality artwork that is original and expressive. Our artists gain recognition through exhibitions in local galleries,
Goodwill Art Studio & Gallery exhibitions, the Goodwill Columbus website, and social media. Sales of artwork provide income for artists and help us to continue our programming.

Prohibition Style Historic Tavern Tour
Presented by Columbus Landmarks Foundation
Venue: The Old Mohawk Restaurant

Learn the true story of Prohibition in Columbus through the wets, the drys, and the German Community. This Historic Tavern Tour features the Old Mohawk, Ringside Cafe and Hey Hey Bar & Grill and the back stories of Columbus tea rooms and speakeasies. We meet at the Old Mohawk (with time for people to order food); a shuttle transports you from stop to stop. Drinks and food are not included in the price of the tour, but sparking narration, historic gossip and architectural knowledge of the taverns and their environs is cheerfully included. Space is limited.

Tavern Tours are offered throughout the year. Tour themes vary but each tour features three different taverns. There is time at each tavern for enjoying the atmosphere, drinks & a bite before you board a shuttle and head to the next stop. A shuttle will transport you from stop to stop, returning to the starting point at the end of the tour. Drinks and food are not included in the price of the tour, but sparkling narration, historic gossip, and architectural knowledge of the taverns and their environs is cheerfully included. Tours are led by Doreen Uhas Sauer and/or Tom Betti, co-authors of Historic Columbus Taverns.

Cost is $25 for members of Columbus Landmarks, $30 for Non-Members. Not a member of Columbus Landmarks? Join today!