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Cinema Revival Returns to the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden Cinema Revival Returns to the Wex

The Wexner Center for the Arts has always been a passionate advocate of film preservation and restoration. David Filipi, Director of Film/Video for the Wexner Center for the Arts, says there are several reasons for that. “Part of our mission is to present some of the great films in history,” he says. “This is a […]

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Theatre Review: Edge of Your Seat Fun With JACK and Phil. Slayers of Giants INC.

Anne Evans Anne Evans Theatre Review: Edge of Your Seat Fun With JACK and Phil. Slayers of Giants INC.

The Columbus Children’s Theatre latest production brings the regional premiere of JACK and Phil. Slayers of Giants INC. to the Park Street Theatre. It’s a modern retelling of the Jack and the Beanstalk fairy tale set in present day and includes a new addition – Jack’s friend and next door neighbor Phil. The play starts […]

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Neil Goldberg Brings Inhibited Bites, Life Improbable as Science Fiction, to the Idea Foundry through the Wexner Center

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Neil Goldberg Brings Inhibited Bites, Life Improbable as Science Fiction, to the Idea Foundry through the Wexner Center

Time Out New York said artist Neil Goldberg “imbues familiar visions with unexpected associations and unforeseen grace.” In collaboration with CCAD, where Goldberg is both teaching and giving a public lecture on February 22, the Wexner Center brings his beguiling one-man show Inhibited Bites to the Idea Foundry on February 21. I spoke with Goldberg […]

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Photos: Awolnation, Nothing But Thieves and Irontom

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Awolnation, Nothing But Thieves and Irontom

A triple-hitter of cd102.5 spun alt-rock bands hit the Express Live! stage on Saturday night as Awolnation, Nothing But Thieves and Irontom swung through Columbus. Exuberant indie-rock act with bits of Awolnation, Irontom opened the night with an enjoyable set, while England’s Nothing but Thieves delivered a fairly no-thrills collection of radio-ready rock numbers. Silhouetted, […]

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Fourth Annual 2x2Fest Boasts New Location, Added Pop-Up Events

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Fourth Annual 2x2Fest Boasts New Location, Added Pop-Up Events

The fourth annual 2×2 Hip-Hop Festival will take place at a new location this year, taking the outdoor festival featuring b-boy and b-girl battles, graffiti artists and hip-hop performances to the west side. 2x2Fest organizers were in search of a new festival space after the previous venue, Rice Paddy Motorcycles, was sold. After a months-long search, […]

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MegaWeekend – 58 Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Columbus

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill MegaWeekend – 58 Ways to Spend Your Weekend in Columbus

Whether you’re flying solo, spending the weekend with your family, or meeting up with friends, you’ve got your pick of a wide range of events this weekend. Don’t miss out, and don’t forget to check out our Contests page to win tickets to see Kelsea Ballerini! Runners of all ages, don’t forget to check out […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Little Big Town

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Little Big Town

The three-time Grammy Award winners, who picked up their latest trophy last month, make a stop on 'The Breakers Tour' tonight at the Schottenstein Center

If you haven’t heard Little Big Town’s The Breaker, you’re missing out on one of the best country albums of the past year. Actually, it’s unfair of me to narrow it down to a single genre, because while there are enough moments on the record to satiate its purists, there are just as many places where […]

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