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The Buzz: Amazing Giants stilt way through Columbus with circus art performances

Halie Williams Halie Williams The Buzz: Amazing Giants stilt way through Columbus with circus art performances

Stilt walking, fire breathing, hoop dancing and extraordinary costumes. No, you don’t have to track down a circus to see these acts, at least not in Columbus. The Amazing Giants, formed in Columbus in 2011, are a team of circus artists and performers who specialize in stilt walking, fire arts, and dance. The group is […]

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Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live goes “Between the Sheets”

Halie Williams Halie Williams Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live goes “Between the Sheets”

It’s possible that Shadowbox Live’s new show is so intriguing due to its sensual songs, or perhaps it’s the sexual overtone of the sketches. Either way, the theater’s steamy new show to kick off 2013, “Between the Sheets,” offers a slew of adult-friendly material that either left the audience laughing or had them gazing with […]

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Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live gets in festive spirit with Holiday Hoopla XXI

Halie Williams Halie Williams Theatre Review: Shadowbox Live gets in festive spirit with Holiday Hoopla XXI

It may still only be early November, but Shadowbox Live is getting ready for the holiday season early. With the opening of Holiday Hoopla XXI last night, the troupe proved that even after 21 years its annual show is anything short of quality material. The show kicks off with an impressive version of “Deck the […]

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Review: 2012 Wizard World Ohio Comic Con

Halie Williams Halie Williams Review: 2012 Wizard World Ohio Comic Con

Comic book, movie, video game, art, anime and television fans united Friday evening for the first day of the Wizard World Ohio Comic Con, held at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The event is held Friday through Sunday. Friday’s times were 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Upon walking in the Convention Center around 6 p.m. […]

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Theatre Review: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Halie Williams Halie Williams Theatre Review: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

I’m sure you thought Andrew Jackson was just the seventh president and a controversial populist, but what history didn’t make clear, was that Jackson was also a skinny jean-wearing, eye-liner-rocking, emo rock superstar. Okay, whether or not that is historically true, it makes for an entertaining story. “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,” a rock musical written […]

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The Buzz: Johnny DiLoretto, Six Months in at the GFC

Halie Williams Halie Williams The Buzz: Johnny DiLoretto, Six Months in at the GFC

You probably know him from his morning show on Fox 28’s “Good Day Columbus,” but for Johnny DiLoretto, the past six months have been dedicated to the Gateway Film Center. In March of this year it was announced that DiLoretto would be accepting the position at the Gateway Film Center as the Director of Operations. […]

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Theatre Review: Vampires at Shadowbox Live

Halie Williams Halie Williams Theatre Review: Vampires at Shadowbox Live

It has been approximately four years since the teen phenomenon “Twilight” was released in theaters, and Shadowbox Live has now jumped on the vampire craze, with its new Stage 2 production, “Vampires,” which opened Aug. 23. However, “Vampires” is anything but an adolescent romance story with “sparkling” heartthrobs such as Edward Cullen, as in “Twilight.” In fact, Shadowbox […]

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