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Wexner Center Showcases Films of Pioneering Independent Producer Christine Vachon

Sun, Dec 25, 2005

Retrospective Includes Far From Heaven, Boys Don’t Cry, and the Ohio Premiere of The Notorious Bettie Page Introduced by Vachon

This January, the Wexner Center spotlights films produced by Christine Vachon, co-founder of the legendary...

Eve Ensler Performs The Good Body in Weeklong Run 

Mon, Dec 5, 2005

Author of International Phenomenon The Vagina Monologues Turns Her Unique Eye to the Rest of the Female Form

“Hilarious! Ensler claims the stage and solidly connects.”—Variety

Eve Ensler, the author of the international phenomenon The Vagina Monologues, plans to...

Wexner Center Unveils Newly Designed, User-Friendly Web Site

Mon, Nov 14, 2005

As part of its Wex Wide Open celebration, the Wexner Center for the Arts has launched a newly designed web site that is both easier to navigate and more visually appealing. The site, which remains at, has been completely reconceived and...

Wexner International Center Presents Children’s Second Film Annual Festival Columbus in December

Thu, Nov 10, 2005

Four-Day Film Festival Includes Acclaimed Movies, Live Music, Visiting Filmmakers, Children’s Activities, and More

Featuring four days of critically acclaimed global films for families, the Wexner Center‘s second annual Columbus International Children’s Film Festival will be held...

Vanguard Theater Group Mabou Mines Offers Funhouse Twist on Classic Ibsen Play

Thu, Nov 10, 2005

“So must be seen.”—New York Times on Mabou Mines DollHouse

As part of its reopening celebration, the Wexner Center presents Mabou Mines DollHouse, a radical update of the classic Henrik Ibsen play A Doll’s House, November 16–...

Introducing Free Gallery Admission

Wed, Nov 9, 2005

After spending $15.8 million to renovate its landmark building, the Wexner Center for the Arts is making yet another improvement: free gallery admission.

Beginning Sunday, October 30, 2005, the center’s newly luminous exhibition spaces will...

Wexner Center Foundation Board Appoints New Trustees

Thu, Oct 27, 2005

The Wexner Center Foundation announced yesterday the appointment of two new board trustees: James E. Kunk, president of the central region of The Huntington National Bank, and Kevin E. Walker, president and chief operating officer of AEP-Ohio....

Multimedia Performance Ensemble Returns to Wexner Center with Digital-era Theater Work Super Vision

Thu, Oct 27, 2005

“...a slick, seamless performance that combines theater with technology...”— Minneapolis Star Tribune

In a highlight of its reopening week, the Wexner Center presents New York-based multimedia performance ensemble The Builders Association in...

November Music Lineup at the Wexner Center

Mon, Oct 24, 2005

Immediately on the heels of its grand reopening, the Wexner Center presents a full slate of concerts in November, from local debuts to returning favorites (such as The Bad Plus, Jeff Tweedy, and Andrew Bird). The shows take place in the center’s Performance...

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