Category Archives: Jasper Magazine

Darling Dilettante—Discussing the Art of Fear By Haley Sprankle

“Do you ever get nervous up there?” The age-old question for performers—the question of fear. In just about every production I’ve been fortunate to be a part of, whether I’m the lead or the third white girl from the left, … Continue reading

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Double Review: Br’er Rabbit – Columbia Children’s Theatre and NiA Theatre

Theatre review by Melissa Swick Ellington A NiA production in collaboration with Columbia Children’s Theatre is a sure sign of clever family entertainment, and the current offering of Br’er Rabbit will delight audiences of all ages. Written by Darion McCloud, … Continue reading

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The breakthrough for the ceramic sculptures for which Columbia artist Peter Lenzo now is known nationally came in 2000 from his then four-year-old son Joe. Lenzo was making face jugs steeped in Southern tradition when his son asked whether he … Continue reading

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