Arts & Entertainment


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The Starting Line: A preview of all the best upcoming performances in Columbus more

Jul 31, 2017 12:00 AM Arts + Entertainment

An architect commissions a landscape artist to paint a landscape. The artist himself has practiced as an architect and proceeds to paint this month’s painting, The Architect’s Dream more

Nov 16, 2016 10:26 AM The Painter's Eye

Sounds Around Town: A small sampling of Columbus’ talented musical acts more

Apr 1, 2016 5:54 PM On the Stage

Ben Folds hopes his symphonic shows help spur new interest in orchestras more

Mar 2, 2016 10:00 AM On the Stage

Opera Columbus offers a modernized take on a classic more

Mar 2, 2016 9:58 AM On the Stage

Trees and nature play a key role in the wood artwork of Dorothy Gill Barnes more

Mar 2, 2016 9:35 AM Local Profiles

Mar 2, 2016 9:25 AM Galleries

Motown is based on Motown record label founder Berry Gordy’s 1994 autobiography, To Be Loved: The Music, the Magic, the Memories of Motown. more

Feb 25, 2016 9:39 AM The Scene

The New Albany Symphony Orchestra is bringing the classic children’s story Peter and the Wolf to life. more

Feb 3, 2016 10:41 AM The Scene

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Photo courtesy of BalletMet

This month, BalletMet will present a modern and exciting twist on a famous opera and iconic 19th century story. more

Feb 3, 2016 4:42 AM The Scene

Alive and Licking

Photo courtesy of Explore Licking County

It’s natural to want to zip away to the beach during central Ohio winters. But if you’re longing to stay a bit closer to home this winter, or don’t want to invest the time and money on an intricate vacation, you don’t have to look much further... more

Day Trips

A Bicycle Built for 2 (Million)

Photo courtesy of Pelotonia

Even in the cold of winter, residents in and around Columbus are sure to notice a lot more bodies on bikes than there were even a few years ago. There are any number of reasons for the uptick: an increase in advocacy groups... more

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Building Out

Photo courtesy of Arnold Sports Festival

It has spread to five other continents, but the sports festival that started it all returns this spring. Held March 3-6 in locations throughout Columbus, the Arnold Sports Festival has grown considerably since its founding in 1975. more

Jan 1, 2016 12:00 AM Arts + Entertainment

A Breath of Plein Air

Feeding Ducks by Mark Gingerich

“The normal way of entering the gallery system,” says central Ohio-based painter Mark Gingerich, “is to take high-quality images of a large portfolio of work and present it to the gallery.” “I didn’t really know much about that,” says Gingerich. more

Local Profiles

Stress Busters

Photo by Scott Cunningham Photography

There is so much emphasis these days on stress management. No surprise there; managing stress has been linked to all types of physical and mental health benefits. Even the prevention of cancer has been linked to good stress management. Beware... more


Time Out

Photo courtesy of Columbus Recreation and Parks Department

With so many things pulling us in so many directions, how do we decide where to invest our time? Rather than letting the “shoulds” and “oughtas” dictate our schedules, discovering what we would enjoy doing helps us ascertain... more


The Painter's Eye: January/February 2016

Joseph Hirsch, Supper Museum Purchase, Derby Fund, from the Philip J. and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art 1930-1970

To celebrate the opening of the expanded Columbus Museum of Art, this year’s Painter’s Eye articles will focus solely on works drawn from the collection. I will be asking various individuals to each select a compelling piece, a particular favorite... more

The Painter's Eye

A Familiar Tune

Photo courtesy of TCG Entertainment

Two touring shows featuring the Columbus Symphony Orchestra this winter have had a reputation for attracting audience members of all ages. The Spy Who Loved Me, showing at the Ohio Theatre in January, has had diverse audiences ranging from... more

Dec 31, 2015 12:00 AM On the Stage

Don’t Get Burned

Photo courtesy of Scott Cunningham Photography

It’s 2 p.m. and you managed to dilly-dally an hour after lunch before returning to your office. You look at your Fitbit and wonder how the heck you are going to last for another three hours and make it to quitting time. more


Vote of No ‘Confidence’

Photo courtesy of Matthew Murphy

Columbus doesn’t have many hills of note, but later in January, they’re sure to be alive with the sound of… Well, you get the idea. Broadway Across America brings director Jack O’Brien’s new production of The Sound of Music to... more

Dec 31, 2015 12:00 AM Arts + Entertainment

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