Opening Up A NEW Window On an Ancient Endangered Art

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Puffin Foundation West, Ltd (PFW) Grant 2017 On the Slowing Down the Decline of Beijing Opera Project Organization: DC Beauty of Beijing Opera Ltd (DCBBO)   The project was designed to enhance the public awareness of the endangered Beijing Opera, a typical form of Chinese theater and a unique window to ancient China, including its culture and value, through educational … Read More

Central Community House’s Community Events

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All youth are welcome to join by gathering Saturday, Sept. 9 at 10:30 a.m. for craft-making at 1251 Bryden Rd./Kwanzaa Playground. If bringing a group please RSVP by calling 614-252-3157 or email!   Neighbors! Please gather in your front yards or the sidewalks on Bryden Road between Wilson and Parsons to cheer on our youth as they become stars of their … Read More

A PLAYGROUND IS BORN

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CENTRAL COMMUNITY HOUSE reached out and on a beautiful  August 10th day a beautiful thing happened. It was out with the old and in with a new playground.  When Vision, Kindness, Muscle, Corporate Generosity  and some community Donated Money come together…… Kids have a new place to play on the near East Side.

UNRAVELING- Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art

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  SPEED MUSEUM – CLOSING PERFORMANCE OCTOBER 14 Sonya Clark, standing straight and tall, gently pats a Confederate flag folded across a work table. Respectful, thoughtful and serious, she talks about this swath of fabric that symbolizes a difficult piece of American history. For her work Unraveling, Clark  has chosen a high-quality flag woven from thick, sturdy cotton and stitched together to … Read More

Light and LIfe to the Stage

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Both Matchgirl and Courage exceeded both our original audience projection numbers and our initial projections of ticket sales. We experience record attendance for Matchgirl. This was due in part to strong attendance at the school matinee presentation on the morning of December 9th and as a result of strong media coverage. Puffin funding is used directly for the Matchgirl outreach … Read More

ART WITH LITTLE HEARTS

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 My mission is to enrich the lives of all youth by bringing high-quality, hands-on, culturally rich, mobile arts programming into the heart of any neighborhood. So, all young people can have the opportunity to benefit from The Artmobile, mobile arts programming, no matter where they live. The Artmobile Summer Program was just completed in Franklinton and Hilltop.  The program occurred … Read More

WE HELPED MAKE IT HAPPEN

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Hello, Thank you so much for your generous support for my Lanterns for Peace project. This project was a terrific success and far exceeded my expectations. I was deeply moved by the public’s response to the installation and awed by their thoughtful and varied written responses on the lanterns. The atmosphere created by the installation was uniquely magical, quieting, and … Read More

BEE WONDERFUL

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PFW reaches across the nation! On August 12-13 the NCRC&DC  handed out hundreds of packages of free seeds of perennial and annual wildflowers that provide forage for native bees and honeybees.  They  explained the needs that bees have for multi-season blooms to forage nectar and pollen, water to drink, nesting areas, and safety from pesticides.  Bee houses could be had … Read More

STILL LIFE SINGS – HIROSHIMA COMMEMORATION

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Hello Everyone (please come and bring someone): Reminding all Central Ohio residents of the Concert this Sunday, August 6, 6:00 p.m. at the Columbus State Band Room in the TLC, at the corner of Mount Vernon Avenue and Cleveland Avenue.  See attached flier, free parking in employee lot to the north of the building.  Free admission. Thank you to Puffin … Read More