Are you an avid wine or craft beer connoisseur? Are you passionate about supporting the arts in Dublin? If you answered 'yes' to either of these questions, be sure to attend Dublin Arts Council's Wine and Craft Beer Tasting on December 1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., located at 7125 Riverside Drive in Dublin. At [...]
emerging is Dublin Arts Council’s (DAC) popular annual exhibition of artwork created by students who live within Dublin City Schools’ (DCS) attendance area and students who have participated in DAC summer ARTcamps.
Dublin Arts Council is privileged to highlight JASStek Inc. as one of our incredible community partners for this year's multicultural B.R.E.A.D! community and arts festival. JASStek is an innovative and holistic I.T. company based in Dublin, Ohio. The company's mission is "to provide great value-based, innovative, holistic and cost effective solutions that enable its clients [...]
Wolf's Ridge Brewing is a family-owned craft brewery and restaurant in Columbus, and is the exclusive beer sponsor of the 2017 B.R.E.A.D! Festival. I recently sat down with co-owner Alan Szuter to learn more about the business. Szuter, previously employed as a consultant, was a frequent traveler. After visiting numerous breweries and becoming familiar with the [...]
Being a part of this interactive project has been amazing for me! I have had the wonderful opportunity to meet local Somali trailblazers from Columbus. Hearing their stories alongside mine has brought a positive light to our community and I believe it’s changing the narrative. Sometimes when people hear "Somali community”, an inaccurate idea that Somalis are a group of uneducated and insular people may form in their heads.
We asked Sarah McQuaide, Public Information Officer for the City of Dublin, to write about her experiences with DAC's B.R.E.A.D! Festival and the celebration of diversity throughout the city. Below is her response.
Since UDDA, I've moved on from being a mechanic and am focused on videography and photography work. I’ve been hired onto a media production company as a director, making commercials and promo videos for NASCAR racers. I currently work with DB3 Imaging where I plan, shoot and edit videos for various clients.
by Nancy Gilson The Columbus Dispatch Among U.S. cities, Columbus is second only to Minneapolis in the number of Somali immigrants. But how many of us really know our Somali neighbors? The Dublin Arts Council has taken a step toward introducing 15 extraordinary young men and women from the area who are of Somalian descent. [...]
This project has enabled me to meet young Somalis who are making contributions to our central Ohio community. They are working towards breaking the negative stigma of being an immigrant in America.
I recently had the pleasure of exploring Dublin Arts Council's Urur Dhex-Dhexaad Ah, which translates from Somali to English as Community In-Between. This photography exhibition features portraits of 15 central Ohio Somali trailblazers. The photographs explore ideas of immigration, integration, and identity. The portraits, created primarily by two Somali-American high school students, are accompanied by [...]