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The Merry-Go-Round Museum Is One Of The Weirdest And Most Whimsical Attractions In Ohio

Ohio has no shortage of unique attractions that will present a fascinating glimpse of history. At the top of the list is the Merry-Go-Round Museum in Sandusky. It’s here that visitors can marvel at some truly historic merry-go-rounds, painted ponies, and other whimsical wonders. Whether you happen to be in the area or can appreciate a wonderful museum, you’ll find that Ohio’s Merry-Go-Round Museum won’t disappoint. Here’s more on what you can expect when you visit.
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Get to know about 2021 Inkarceration Fest's headliner, Slipknot

Mansfield, OH - The Legendary Nu-Metal icon, Slipknot, is scheduled to headline Inkcarceration fest on Friday, September 10, 2021, at Ohio State Reformatory. Originated from Des Moines, Iowa, in 1995, Slipknot has become one of the most influential bands of the new Millenium with their aggressive music, insane lyrics theme, wild on-stage antics such as wearing masks and matching jumpsuits, and they encourage their fans to participate in said antics.
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Watch: Maggie Barrie’s Olympic journey ends with marriage proposal

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Ohio State sprinter Maggie Barrie had a special surprise waiting for her at John Glenn International Airport when she returned home from the Olympics. Barrie competed for her parents’ home country of Sierra Leone in Tokyo, where she finished with a season-best time of 11.45 seconds in the 100-meter dash during the preliminary and qualifying rounds.
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The Ohio Shakespeare Festival Performs A Midsummer Night's Dream At Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

With its 20th anniversary celebration on the horizon, the Ohio Shakespeare Festival pulls out all the stops for this year's performance of A Midsummer Night's Dream. For Ohio Shakespeare Festival managing director Tess Burgler, the Bard is a family business. When Burgler was 12 years old, her parents created Ohio Shakespeare Festival, an Akron-based theater company dedicated towards classic theater performances. This year, she’ll be directing its summer performances of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, a classic Shakespeare comedy surrounding the marriage of Theseus and Hippolyta every Thursday through Sunday from July 15- Aug. 15. Before you get lost in Fairyland, here’s what to know.
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Ohio author Jyotsna Sreenivasan tells second generation stories in new book ‘These Americans’

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For Ohio author Jyotsna Sreenivasan, second generation American stories have a certain kind of power. “This is almost the quintessential American story. We are a land of immigrants, almost all of us,” Sreenivasan said. “The process of becoming American, you’re assimilating into the culture but also contributing to that culture. The second generation -- that’s where that happens.”
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Four OHIO alumni earn Pulitzer Prize recognition

Four Ohio University alumni were part of 2021 Pulitzer Prize-winning teams, adding to the numerous Bobcats who have been recognized by the prestigious award before. Kevin Martin (’09) and Richard Tsong-Taatarii (’17) were graduates of the Scripps College of Communication’s School of Visual Communication and both part of the photography staff at the Minneapolis Star Tribune that won a Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News for its coverage of the murder of George Floyd. Frank Franklin II, a non-degree alumnus, was part of the Associated Press photography staff that won the Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting for coverage across U.S. cities that captured the nationwide response to the murder of Floyd, and Mykal McEldowney (’07), also a graduate of the Scripps College of Communication’s School of Visual Communication, provided visual reporting for the Indianapolis Star’s investigation into police dog bites that won the Pulitzer Prize in National Reporting.
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Stuart's Opera House awarded multiple Ohio Arts Council grants

Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville received two of the 746 available grants for arts education and sustainability from the Ohio Arts Council in late July 2021. The two grants totaled over $55,000 and can be used to support artists, arts and cultural organizations, students, educators and public arts programs. One grant from the Arts Partnership category, worth $11,031, is going to sponsor the Creative Community Education Program at the opera house. The program hosts virtual theater and music performances for primary school students, after-school music and audio production classes, a creative writing program for adults, a summer camp for the performance arts among others.