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Setting Up CAAMP With Ohio’s Own

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Setting Up CAAMP With Ohio’s Own

As I was seated at the tattered leather booth, its tabletop surface illuminated by a reading lamp, I heard the two come through the front door of the bar. We took our seats back around the corner and the two ordered beers. One Jackie O’s Mystic Mama and a North High Haybomb Hefeweizen. Two Ohio […]

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Gallery: International Women’s Day 2017

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Gallery: International Women’s Day 2017

International Women’s Day has come and gone. Here are some highlights, in case you missed it.

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Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Annual Miss Gay Heart of America Pageant Hits Axis This Weekend

The longest running female impersonator pageant is making its preliminary stop in Columbus this Sunday at Axis Nightclub for “A Night in Oz”. Presently in its 45th year, Miss Gay Heart of America began in Nashville long before the beloved “RuPaul’s Drag Race”. The pageant’s very similar to that of Miss USA, except the contestants […]

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Book Preview: HolyJuan’s Doug Powhida Writes Ode To The Past

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Book Preview: HolyJuan’s Doug Powhida Writes Ode To The Past

For Doug Powhida, stories are everywhere. Between his time spent working at an Alaskan salmon cannery and his days traveling the country for COSI’s basketball-playing rats exhibit, Powhida has had his fair share of peculiar experiences, and what a brilliant thing he thought it would be to share those stories with the world. But Powhida […]

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Festival Preview: First Annual Winter Werk Out Kicks Off At The Bluestone

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Festival Preview: First Annual Winter Werk Out Kicks Off At The Bluestone

The Werks will be hosting the first annual ‘Winter Werk Out’ music festival this Friday and Saturday at the Bluestone. The festival will follow suit of their annual summer ‘Werk Out Music and Arts Festival’ drawing on the edm and jam-tronica vibes seen at Thornville, Ohio’s outdoor Legend Valley venue. Playing alongside The Werks will […]

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Photos: Trump Protestors Rally at Ohio Statehouse in Downtown Columbus

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Photos: Trump Protestors Rally at Ohio Statehouse in Downtown Columbus

Editor’s Note: On Monday night, thousands of locals gathered at the Ohio Statehouse for the “Resist Trump – Rally for the 99%” event, organized by the grassroots activists at Ohio Revolution. Protestors made specific demands for the denial of Trump cabinet positions, for the Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines to not be built, for equal rights for […]

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New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher New ‘Not So Late Show’ Tackles Trump Topics This Weekend

The Not So Late Show at Shadowbox Live’s Backstage Bistro is back for round two this Saturday evening. In its season premiere hosted by Johnny DiLoretto and Sommer Marie Sterud, Columbus’ only live talk show’s newest season will hone in on politics. The Trump presidency in particular. Saturday’s first show is titled “Bring on the […]

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