WGRN – THE GREEN RENAISANCE TAKES TO THE AIRWAYS

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  WGRN-LP  http://www.wgrn.org is a new FCC-licensed non-profit/educational FM radio station in Columbus OH. The station is heard on 94.1 FM and is a very clear frequency with no interference and can be heard in the downtown area! It has been able to provide since EARTH DAY, April 23,2016, an excellent signal that can reach almost all areas within Franklin … Read More

In Any Language It Is Still BREAD

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  Dublin Arts Council http://www.dublinarts.orgwill present the inaugural event BREAD!  a festival of arts and community, on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 from 12 – 10 p.m. in historic Dublin, Ohio. High St. (Dublin Rd.) south of Bridge St. (S.R. 161) The festival will reconnect the community via shared arts experiences and the making and breaking of traditional breads of the many cultures … Read More

Equitas By Any Other Name….

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  Puffin West continues its support in our Community’s fight against AIDS.  From its beginning as the Columbus AIDS Task  Force, through its name change to AIDS Resource Center (ARC) to its new name EQUITAS HEALTH we have supported this non-profit community healthcare system focused on LGBTQ, HIV and other medically underserved populations, to annually provide over 45,000 individuals in … Read More

WITH LOVE TO HIROSHIMA

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TO HIROSHIMA WITH LOVE 71st Anniversary of Hiroshima/Nagasaki Bombings – “SMILES AND SCREAMS”  – Rocco Di Pietro, a local composer and a Columbus State Community College faculty member, has created a new piece entitled “Smiles and Screams: Love to Hiroshima and Nagasaki,” a concert with Taubes (an artistic rendering of how life and art interplay), that, along with community voices, … Read More

HOPE BLOOMS

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Hope Blooms mural slated for Whitehall A new 100-foot mural will begin taking shape this week on the east-facing wall of the newly renovated Victory Ministries Center of Hope at 3964 E. Main Street, Whitehall, OH  43213. It is the first large-sized, public mural to be created in Whitehall and will further enhance the streetscape of the city’s busiest corridor. Titled … Read More

Fruit Trees + Community + Art = FALLEN FRUIT

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FALLEN FRUIT*:  Is a  project of the Wexner Center that will transform vacant lots into public parks complete with benches,  fruit trees, signs, walkways, and fruit-inspired art installations. Fallen Fruit a NFP  established in 2004 uses fruit as their lens. * “Fallen Fruit investigates urban space, ideas of neighborhood and new forms of located citizenship and community….they aim to reconfigure the … Read More

A DESOLATE VIEW – HUMANITY’S IMPACT ON THE WORLD

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  The Dayton Art Institute   from October 15th-January , 2017 will feature an exhibition of contemporary  large-scale photographs by  Edward Burtynsky and  Robert Mosse entitled Ravaged Sublime.  Viewers will be confronted with images of the impact humans have had that have ravaged the land.  The show will draw attention to contemporary environmental and political issues, and will invite the … Read More

HELLO…WE ARE FRANKLINTON

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  The FACES OF FRANKLINTON will for a very long time   remind the commercial developers and wealthy investors who will not  only “gentrify” but totally build-up one of Columbus’ first outposts with high-rise condominiums and homogenized up-scale developments in the very near future  that there also  is a community of  lower income people who have called Franklinton their home for … Read More