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color photo of Matt Haimovitz playing the cello on the roof of an urban building
Brent Calis / Oxingale Records

You could say Matt Haimovitz does things differently.

He abandoned the typical career of a classical cellist early on. Since then, Haimovitz, now on the faculty of McGill University's Schulich School of Music, has championed new music and sought out unusual venues in which to perform it.

Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

Discrepancies in sentencing among Ohio inmates inspired a recent documentary on the inequities of the U.S. justice system.

Wind turbines in Blue Creek Township in Paulding County, Ohio.
Nyttend / Wikimedia Commons

Several Ohio cities, colleges and universities are joining a nationwide alliance to create a show of force that they’re dedicated to fighting climate change.

The effort comes just days after President Trump announced plans for the U.S. to leave the Paris Climate Agreement.

Classical 101 went to the picture shows Thursday morning with brand-new music written by a Central Ohio composer for a classic Charlie Chaplin film.

black-and-white still photo of Charlie Chaplin as the Little Tramp and sitting on a snowy landscape in The Gold Rush
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There might not be a lot of chatter in Charlie Chaplin’s films, but there’s certainly a lot of chatter about them—at least in this neck of the woods. Thursday morning, some of that Chaplin chatter will be on Classical 101. 

Denison University Wendell Jackson
Denison University

A Dension University student who had been missing since Sunday night has been found dead.

TUTTI Festival performance in Swasey Chapel on the campus of Denison University.
Denison University

Columbus is certainly in the midst of a musical boom.

This week, Denison University is hosting an incredible lineup of composers, visual artists, dancers, creative writers, and even an ensemble in residence. More than 40 composers have descended upon the small university to perform and display nearly twenty concerts, talks, and installations around the campus over the course of just five days. This is TUTTI Festival.

Turtle Island Quartet
Bill Reitzel

 

It isn’t everyday that a string quartet whips out its own fresh take on Miles Davis or shows up at a gig primed for some picking and strumming. But the Turtle Island Quartet isn’t exactly an “everyday” kind of band.

President Obama's Budget

Apr 14, 2011

Some have suggested that the speech President Obama gave at George Washington University on Wednesday was more of the sort that many expected last week when he announced that he would run for re-election next year.

The Iran Election Protests

Jan 7, 2010

The protests in Iran, with Denison University economics professor Sohrab Behdad, The Ohio State University (OSU) near east languages and cultures chair Richard Davis, and an OSU student from Iran.