by Maija Zummo
Get ready to recycle artfully
Sick of just tossing your cans and bottles into the recycling bin? Good news: EcoSculpt, a three-week art installation event comprised of sculptures made of recycled and/or recyclable materials, is returning to Washington Park in celebration of Earth Day.And EcoSculpt artists not only get to exhibit how artfully eco-friendly they are in large-scale sculptures, they also have a chance to win cash prizes. According to a press release, three judges will choose first, second and third prize winners based on concept, execution and construction. Cash prizes of $500, $250 and $150, as well as a People’s Choice prize of $100, will be awarded at the official EcoSculpt Award Ceremony on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.Those interested in participating can visit washingtonpark.org to access an electronic application; please include a PDF or JPEG version of your sketch in your submission. The deadline to enter is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 28. Accepted applicants will be notified of their
status by Friday, March 7.
EcoSculpt submission guidelines or to submit your original eco-friendly
by Jac Kern
Day may have official ended Sunday night, but the celebrations continue today with the EcoSculpt Awards Ceremony. Swing by Fountain Square between 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. to check
out 13 sculptures on display, all composed of recycled/recyclable materials.
First, second and third place winners along with a People’s Choice Award will
be announced at noon. All winners receive cash prizes. Green-minded vendors
will be on-site hawking eco-friendly products and services and the Cliftones will
The Ohio Arts Council's Arts
Learning hosts a panel discussion on “Advancing the Role of Individual
Artists in our Community” from 6-8 p.m. at Kennedy Heights Arts Center. Artists
Migima Orimo, Kate Kern
and Tony Dallas will be on hand to discuss their work with OAC’s Arts
Learning residency program. KHAC executive director Ellen Muse-Lindeman will
moderate an open forum between the artists and guests. The event is free, but
registration is required in advance. Call 513-631-4278 or go here
to reserve your spot.
@ The Greenwich is a weekly showcase of local talent organized by Head Rush
Entertainment. Performers young and old, new and experienced are invited to
show off their musical talents, from Hip Hop to spoken word, R&B to Jazz.
The event runs from 7:30-10 p.m. Enjoy additional music by Eclectic Vibe and
complimentary appetizers. Admission is free before 8 p.m., after that it’s $5
at the door. Bring two friends along for free cover all night.
Reds take on the San Francisco Giants at Great American Ballpark at 7:10 p.m.
Find tickets here. In college sports, UC welcomes Xavier in the second in a two-game home-and-home
series.Find more art exhibits, theater shows and events on our To Do page and follow our music blog for nightly concerts.