Author: Tim Fulton

Development in Reynoldsburg

The City of Reynoldsburg is in for some big changes in the coming years. How they go about that change and get buy-in from their residents is key to their success. Reporter Brent Warren sat down with OHM Advisors Principal Aaron Domini and the city’s Director of Development Andrew Bowsher to talk about how their approaching the coming changes and best practices for planning for the future. Shownotes Aaron Domini Andrew Bowsher OHM Advisors Insight 2050 The City of Reynoldsburg MORPC Calthorpe Analytics Ice Miller Murphy Epson Urban Land Institute (ULI) Ohio Health Battelle The Ohio State University COTA The Confluence...

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Artist Laura Alexander

When artist Laura Alexander came back to Columbus after graduate school, she thought she’d stick around for a couple months. That was ten years ago. Laura sat down to talk about why Columbus is the place she makes her work, her background, and we go behind the curtain on the art world at large. Shownotes Laura Alexander Laura Alexander on Columbus Makes Art Fort Hayes Metropolitan Education Center Maryland Institute College of Art University of Washington Charlotte Beland interview Simon Breitbard Fine Arts Hammond Harkins Galleries Frank Stella Junctionview Studios Franklinton Urban Scrawl Greater Columbus Arts Council Wexner Center...

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Real Girls F.A.R.T.

After a nervous breakdown and mental health diagnosis, Achea Redd needed help. She found it by finding her voice through writing on her blog, Real Girls F.A.R.T. (Fearless, Authentic, Rescuer, & Trailblazer). On the occasion of her upcoming keynote at the Columbus YWCA’s fundraiser Activists and Agitators, she sat down to talk about her work, the stigma of mental health in African American and spiritual communities, and how to talk to kids about trauma and mental illness. Shownotes Real Girls F.A.R.T. Michael Redd Nationwide Children’s Hospital On Our Sleeves initiative YWCA Columbus Activists and Agitators event Jeni’s Splendid Ice...

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Streetlight Guild & Scott Woods

Who should be taking ownership over the uniqueness that is Columbus culture? Scott Woods has some ideas about that and how we should be defining it. Among his many hats (poet, organizer, journalist, etc), he’s working to curate and develop what Columbus has to offer with his biggest project to date, Streetlight Guild. Shownotes Scott Woods Scott Woods’ Columbus Make Art profile Scott Woods’ Instagram Holler: 31 Days of Columbus Black Art Columbus Metropolitan Library Prince and Little Weird Black Boy Gods: Prince Essays Columbus Alive Streetlight Guild Love Jones Kafe Kerouac Poetry Slam Inc Art of Republic Second...

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The Columbus Festival Scene

Two years ago, when the Independents’ Day Festival wrapped up after 10 years, it left a gap in the Columbus festival scene that’s slowly been filled by other independent event producers. Festival and community organizer Cassie Young sat down this week to talk about her new endeavor, Cloud City 614, filling that gap, and how people can discover what’s going on in Columbus. Shownotes Cloud City 614 Matter News Independents’ Day 400 West Rich Wild Goose Creative Franklinton Board of Trade Mikeys Late Night Slice Cova Coworking What? Music and Arts Festival 2×2 Hip Hop Festival Gnarbeque Breakaway Music...

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