FIGHTING FAKE NEWS

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PFW supports the Public Interest and nobody does it better than the Columbus Metropolitan Club (CMC) through their weekly luncheon forums. They present between 45-60 forums each year. Their reach is enormous with about 2000 people who participate in person and thousands more who view their programs on line, on WOSU and/or PBS statewide. These forums are open and marketed … Read More

20 YEARS STRONG AND GRACEFUL

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The Columbus Dance Theatre (CDT) is a unique, voice for dance in Columbus with work born out of a rich background in ballet, modern dance, music and theatre. It is nationally recognized for its professional Company, Dance School and its role as a leading sponsor of independent artists in central Ohio. The work of the Company is new, fresh, and … Read More

DRUMMING

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  Drum Circles provide participants the opportunity to express emotions. Sarah Zajac is a practicing neurologic music therapist who serves adults with developmental disabilities. She will work with these adults to develop important cognitive, social and emotions skills through musical experiences. Drum Circles  promote movement and community. Music is used in therapy to improve auditory perception, executive functioning, increasing attention, … Read More

THE MOVEMENT PROJECT

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The Cleveland Dance Fest (CDF) is hosted by The Movement Project. It is a two- day festival in Tremont, OH featuring two evening performances of new works by Cleveland dance artists. It is a platform that supports Cleveland dance artists in the creation of new work, while also making dance performances accessible and affordable to all people. CDF is designed … Read More

HOPE SPRINGS ETERNAL

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  The Bowen House is an historic structure in downtown Logan, Ohio that serves as a meeting place for artists and musicians and is known as the town’s Cultural Arts and Education Center. Built in 1831 and nestled in a historic neighborhood of Logan, Ohio, The Bowen House is a nonprofit center for cultural arts and special events. The mission of … Read More

HILLTOP RISING

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HILLTOP RISING! Summer Jam 2018 is all about the Hilltop Rising! Similar to many urban neighborhoods, as jobs left the area poverty took their place. The foundation set by the community remains, but the area has lost many residents and some of its major employers, causing a slow decline over recent years. The name of this area derives from Lucas Sullivant, … Read More

ART HATCHING ACROSS OHIO

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In conjunction with the project founded by Charles Bluestone, ART 360: Art Hatching Across Ohio, the Springfield Museum of Art is right now hosting this show of 48 contemporary Ohio artists who have transformed ostrich eggs by working in their particular artistic discipline; be it   watercolor, acrylic, oil, encaustic (wax), and kaolin clay painting to intaglio, lithographic and monotype printing, … Read More

GIVING BACK

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For twenty years, Mr. Leo Savage has created two FREE celebratory dinners that honor distinguished seniors and organizations that have given back to our city, state and/or country.   Most often these people have never been recognized for their service, which has strengthened our democracy and created a more vibrant and kind society.   Docents, volunteers and even secret Santas that have … Read More

THEY DO REMEMBER WHEN

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One of our favorite Pufflings, Scott Roberts, as been bringing folk music and old standards back into the lives of often time forgotten folks who live in long term care facilities which include, independent, assisted and memory care units. Too many of these residents hunger for companionship and the human touch and by bringing in musicians to these facilities Mr. … Read More