Saturday, January 9, 2010

Arts in the Alley Grand Opening!

Don't woman the Oct 8 inaugural celebration of Arts in the Alley -- the newborn arts community sponsored by the Arts Initiative at river State and South Campus Gateway. The two organizations welcome newborn partners -- including the river Art League, Couchfire Collective and a assemble of local emerging artists -- in front spaces in the Gateway Alley, an arts and recreation district just soured High Street between 9th and 11th Avenues.

The daytime includes the 6-9 pm inaugural reception for Works by Ian Magargee (below) in the Arts Initiative offices, 1568 N High St. The solo exhibition features super scale, nonrepresentational paintings by Magargee, a recent OSU MFA graduate. At the aforementioned instance that evening, the river Art League opens its doors in its newborn expanse just crossways the alley (1552 N High St) with an inaugural reception for Dreamsters Union, works by Joey Monsoon.

Also that evening, threesome teams of emerging artists converge in their newborn expanse at 1570 N High St in the Alley. They’ll inform transmission prowess with a springy DJ, VJ and springy feed, along with visual artwork for sale and a arrange of short, springy performances.

See what The Other Paper has to feature about Arts in the Alley.

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Speaking of Arts in the Alley and beatific things event in the arts. . . check discover what Chris Purdy has to feature on his WOSU journal in his piece, The Arts are Thriving in Columbus, Ohio.

The OSU Faculty Club presents Curtis Goldstein: Paintings finished Oct 23. A reception is planned at the Faculty Club, 181 S Oval Dr on campus, on Friday, Oct 2, 6:30-8:30 pm. Goldstein is a metropolis artist and OSU alum who expresses his river roots finished his paintings of city scenes (below). He also is known for his large murals in Columbus.

OSU Art faculty members Ann Hamilton and Michael Mercil announce the opening Oct 4 of Murmeration, a sound artefact at Teardrop Park, Battery Park City, in New York. The unique artefact brings the calls of more than 350 disorderly shuttle species, which reside in or are migratory visitors to New York City, to the park. Their avian calls mix with sounds from frogs, crickets and spring peepers, sonic to visitors finished speakers settled within resonant chambers of fivesome drainage basins scattered throughout the park. The artefact also participating Ben Rubin and clarinetist Ned Rothenberg.

All river State students, faculty, staff and visiting scholars are solicited to submit photos to the 2009 International Photography Competition. All entries must have been taken right the US and should be creative, original, and of high quality. A Best of Show module be selected, as well as 1st, 2nd and 3rd place awards in the mass categories: People, Places and Food. Winning photographs module be exhibited in Bricker Hall Nov 16 - Dec 31. Deadline for entries is 5 pm, Wednesday, Oct 16.

Musician, Inc.: The Working Artist is a free half-day conference Friday, Oct 9, for students, faculty or staff interested in the law, technology and playing of the music industry. Speakers cover topics including recording, press, booking, law and playing as they relate to musicians. revolutionary Dodson from Saving Jane module be one of the panelists. The event is from 1 to 5 pm at RPAC, 337 W 17th Ave, on campus. It's organized by the Sports and Entertainment Law Association. For info, occurrence Kristi Wilcox,

A Bridge Life: Finding our Way Home is a documentary flick by Josh Grossberg, with a singable score composed by OSU's Steven Glaser, that module be screened at 7 pm Weds, Oct 7, at the Wexner Center. Grossberg and Glaser module inform the film, which follows Dan Sheffer, a Florida loan officer, who traveled to the metropolis Astrodome to bring Hurricane Katrina victims back to Florida.