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Final Event! Saturday Nov. 5

Dare To Be Heard Closing Reception:   Poetry Performance and Zine Party 
Presented by DamesBond and the Greater Columbus Arts Council
11/05/16  |  7pm  |  Cultural Arts Center Main Gallery  |  Free 
The Closing Reception encompasses both the Poetry Performance and the Zine Publishing Party, so you will have another opportunity to experience in depth what has made this such a vital and popular exhibit.

Featuring the talents of  Barbara Fant, Cynthia Amoah, Dionne Custer Edwards, Izetta Nicole, Joy Sullivan, Louise Robertson, Naki Akrobettoe, Rachel Wiley, Rose Smith and Sayuri Ayers 

Previous DARE Events

Dare To Be Heard Opening Reception
Presented by the Women's Fund of Central Ohio
9/23/16   |  6-9 pm   |   Cultural Arts Center Main Gallery 

Women in Art History Lecture
led by Dana Lynn Harper
9/24/16  | 6pm  | Cultural Arts Center  | Free 
Exploration of important and groundbreaking women in art.  
Gender by Us
led by Sarah Pariser of the Women's Fund of Central Ohio
9/24/16  | 7pm |  Cultural Arts Center  |  Free
A conversation about gender norms following our Art History lecture. Join us for both!  

Dare To Be Heard Zine Workshop    
led by Nancy Kangas, Rae Reed, Vahni Kurra and Amelia Gramling
10/1/2016  |  10am-1pm  |  Cultural Arts Center  | Free with registration  | Ages 16+

Participants will learn how to make a Zine. The Dare to be Heard (DTBH) Exhibition will have a dedicated space for attendees to make and add comments, drawings, and poems to the Exhibition.  At the end of the Exhibit, some content from the community space, as well as content from participating artists, will be formatted into a Dare to be Heard Zine. It will be distributed for free.

Zine publishing party will coincide with the DARE Poetry Performance and closing reception on 11/05/2016.


Dare To Be Heard Film Series: "Call Her Applebroog" 
Presented by Otterbein University
10/13/16 | 7pm  |  Otterbein University  | Free     MOVIE TRAILER

Otterbein University and the Cultural Arts Center in conjunction with the exhibit, Dare to be Heard, presents CALL HER APPLEBROOG, Beth B’s personal documentary about her mother, artist Ida Applebroog.  An open discussion will follow the film. Run Time: 70 minutes.

This deeply personal portrait of acclaimed New York–based artist Ida Applebroog was shot with mischievous reverence by her filmmaker daughter, Beth B (Exposed). Born in the Bronx to Orthodox Jewish émigrés from Poland, Applebroog, now in her 80s, looks back at how she expressed herself through decades of drawings and paintings, as well as her private journals. With her daughter’s encouragement, she investigates the stranger that is her former self, a woman who found psychological and sexual liberation through art. As Beth B finds a deeper understanding of her mother as a human being, Applebroog shares a newfound appreciation for her own provocative work. –MoMA Doc Fortnight 

Dare To Be Heard Poetry Retreat    
led by Anisa Gandevivala, Kim Leddy, Kat Harris
Presented by The Greater Columbus Arts Council
10/15/16  |  11am-4pm & 5-7pm |  Cultural Arts Center Gallery  | Free with registration  | for ages 16+

Poetry is art with a voice; every poet is an artist who found a way to share their gifts, their truth with the world. The DTBH Poetry Workshop is a celebration of Columbus-based poets who speak to the world about womanhood; it is an acknowledgement of their extraordinary contribution in the lives of women. Joins us for a day-long workshop in which we will explore practices such as using prompts, editing our poetry and improving performance skills. The day will end with an open mic event (lunch will be provided).

Dare To Be Heard Panel Discussion
Presented by The Ohio State University
10/19/16  |  4:30PM   |  Barnett Center at Sullivant Hall -  OSU    
Discussion with women artists who have made their voices heard though their art, their activism and their scholarship. Speakers include Nona Faustine (Brooklyn-based photographer and visual artist), Dionne Custer Edwards (literary artist, performing artist, arts administrator, educator, OSU alumna), Amy Liebrand (visual artist, research scientist at Battelle Memorial Institute, OSU alumna), Susan Van Pelt Petry (choreographer, performer, professor, OSU Department of Dance) .
Moderated by Sonia BasSheva Mañjon, Director of the Barnett Center.

Dare To Be Heard Theatre and Dance Performance
Presented by The Puffin Foundation and The Ohio State University Barnett Center
11/2/16  |  7:30pm  |   Columbus Performing Arts Center, Van Fleet Theatre (549 Franklin Ave.)   |  Free tickets and parking
Featuring oroginal works by Monica 
Brown and Susan Van Pelt Petry. 
Brown shares her work, Branches and Boughs, an interdisciplinary one-woman show focuses on the lives of 3 generations of African-American women. Van Pelt Petry shares a dance theatre piece called The Linen Closet, which through its episodic structure portrays many facets of women: their clothes, their bodies, and their work. 

Dare To Be Heard Poetry Performance 
Presented by DamesBond and The Greater Columbus Arts Council
11/05/16  |  7pm  |  Cultural Arts Center Main Gallery  |  Free 
Featuring Anisa Gandevivala, Kim Leddy, Kat Harris and a host of Columbus Performance Poets.
Poets will take to the stage to share what Dare To Be Heard means to them.

Dare To Be Heard Tours
Pre-registration is encouraged. Contact us to schedule a time to visit, and we will do our best to arrange a docent-led tour!

Dare To Be Heard is an Exhibition and series of related events being produced by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department’s Cultural Arts Center with numerous community partners.

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