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Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

In 2002, I spearheaded a group that applied to open a charter school under the then new Ohio charter school legislation. Our application was denied. That same year, more than ten schools were approved for the same, for-profit company, White Hat Management. The owner was a major Republican donor, David Brennen, and his company has […]

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GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

A video that has received 600,000+ views on YouTube. An opera singer who toured Europe, and sang with symphony orchestras. A vocalist who backed Linda Rondstadt. A guitarist who played with Rahsaan Roland Kirk. A vocalist who opened for Johnny Cash and Parliament Funkadelic. Six states battling head to head in the arts. Ten straight […]

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200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami 200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

The Invitational Arts Competition is an unfunded, all-volunteer initiative to bring attention to local, grassroots, community-focused arts groups, and the way they make a difference in Columbus both socially and culturally. Overall, the Competition features twenty-six different groups in four divisions, Performing, Visual, Literary and Recorded. Through the judging process, excellence in art is promoted […]

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Preview: Columbus Performing Arts Showcase

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Preview: Columbus Performing Arts Showcase

After a year of planning, the first of a month and a half of 200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition events is less than a week away! Here’s a sneak preview of The Performing Arts Showcase: August 25th, 7pm, at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Ave, just east of the Main Library. First up, Billy […]

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Local Author Honored in International Competition

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami

Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group has named Hero For Christ: Thirty Ways You Can Be More Like Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr. and Twenty More World-Changing Christians a finalist for the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards in the category Best Religious Non-Fiction. The Indie Book Awards were established to recognize and honor the […]

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Davis’s imminent loss alarms city’s art lovers

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami

The Other Paper wrote Sunday night, a handful of musicians played the closing sets for “Davis Unplugged,” a singer/songwriter showcase at the endangered Davis Center for the Performing Arts. Between songs, Megan Palmer, Matt Monta and others told the youngsters in the audience the stories behind their songs, and how they’d learned to write music […]

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Free School Grows Out of Free Store’s Mission

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Free School Grows Out of Free Store’s Mission

German Village This Week wrote Free school grows out of free store’s mission Wednesday, September 17, 2008 By DAVID J. CROSS A Columbus free store is expanding its mission to include courses and lecture workshops. The United Methodist Free Store has organized what it calls the Free School for All People, a series that aims […]

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Comfort Food Festival Coming Soon!

Sample 20 different comfort food items from the city’s best restaurants, food trucks and food makers on November 2nd at COSI! Tickets include full admission to COSI spaces, plus a cash bar!

Early session tickets are already over 50% sold out!

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