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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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Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Opinion: Women’s March on Washington Reveals Shortcomings of White Feminism

Friday evening I made the trek as reportedly over half a million individuals did out to Washington D.C. for Saturday’s march. From the get-go I faced confliction in my commitment. Was I committing to an event that lacked teeth? Intersectionality? What did the march’s discourse represent exactly? What came of the journey was an important […]

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Concert Review and Q&A: Tongues Unknown at The Shrunken Head

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher Concert Review and Q&A: Tongues Unknown at The Shrunken Head

Brooklyn, NY's One-Man Show Makes Columbus Debut

In his live form, an eight-armed, four person show, the one-man monster behind Brooklyn, New York’s Tongues Unknown was a creature of incredible comfort this Thursday night at Shrunken Head. Although, this should have come as no surprise, as Connor Grant is no stranger to the accompaniment of a full band on stage. Playing alongside […]

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For The Record: The xx’s “I See You”

Grace Fleisher Grace Fleisher For The Record: The xx’s “I See You”

The xx's third album exhibits enormous growth, delivers

You’re getting down and swaying across the dance floor in an elaborately lit underground club in the U.K., sweating profusely with your friends. Are you really there, or did you just throw on The xx’s new album I See You in your living room? Let’s go with the latter. If the London-based trio hadn’t already established […]

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