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Travel The Buckeye State From Your Own Home

19 Apr , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

You can travel Ohio later this week without leaving your favorite chair.

The Ohioana Book Festival, which began with just ten authors in 2007, is taking place from Thursday, April 22 through Sunday, April 25. For the second year, the entire event is virtual.

In 2021, some 140 authors and illustrators will be featured. Links will take Festival participants to places to watch panels, podcasts, blog posts, interviews, and more. More…

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Virtual Treats For A Wintry Day

15 Feb , 2021  

By 1812Blockhouse

Beginning with this post, we’re going to share links to virtual experiences from time to time that will connect Richland Countians with interesting offerings only available online.

Knock on wood, we’ll all soon be back to in-person concerts, exhibitions, and other ways to interface with our fellow human beings. For the time being, however, arts institutions across the globe have been experimenting with putting much of their offerings on the Internet. In some cases, there is a charge — but these monies defray operating costs and keep our arts institutions alive.

Here’s our first offering of five online-only experiences from the Columbus area available this month. We hope you’ll find something interesting to enjoy! More…

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There’s Still A Chance To See Dreamgirls: The Virtual Concert Experience

4 Feb , 2021  

There’s still a chance to see a fantastic local production in the comfort of you own home.

Dreamgirls: The Virtual Concert Experience will be available to stream at your home on Saturday, February 6 as part of the Park National Bank Broadway Series.

Originally premiering on Broadway on December 20th, 1981, this dazzling musical won an astounding seven Tony Awards. The film version, released in 2006 and starring Beyonce, Eddie Murphy, Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Hudson, was nominated for eight Academy Awards. Based on the lives and careers of Diana Ross and the Supremes, James Brown, The Shirelles, and other R&B groups, Dreamgirls tells the story of a Chicago girl group who become musical superstars. Set in the 1960s, it contains such unforgettable songs as “I’m Telling You I’m Not Going,” “I Am Changing,” “We Are Family,” and “When I First Saw You.” It is credited with shining a light onto the struggles of African American and female artists as they fight to gain success and acceptance in the entertainment business. More…

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