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Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy: SNL Alum Brooks Wheelan at Woodlands Tavern

The "Saturday Night Live" alumnus makes Columbus the mid-way point of his "Central America Tour" on November 3rd.

On his recently released comedy album, This is Cool, Right?, Brooks Wheelan showcases a brand of humor that is candid, relatable, and at times, endearingly erratic. Even the cover art, a photo of Wheelan waving sheepishly against a postcard-perfect morning woods scene that would have been equally appropriate for a Simon & Garfunkel compilation, is astutely […]

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Preview: 2015 Columbus Improv Festival

Grant Walters Grant Walters Preview: 2015 Columbus Improv Festival

“Funny” may not be the first adjective that comes to mind when you’re asked to describe what it’s like to live in Columbus.  But, if you’ve ever found yourself at Wild Goose Creative (a quaint gallery and performance space located in the heart of SoHud) when Columbus Unscripted has any of their seven productions on […]

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Independents’ Day Adds More Arts to Entertainment Lineup

Lauren Verhage Lauren Verhage Independents’ Day Adds More Arts to Entertainment Lineup

Do you like variety in your arts experience? Adding The Independents’ Day Festival into your calendar automatically guarantees you a chance to include some excitement and enjoyment in your weekend. The Independents’ Day Festival is returning to Franklinton for two days of great music and great food on wheels. It also includes a variety of […]

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Arch City Comedy Festival Brings the Laughs to Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans Arch City Comedy Festival Brings the Laughs to Columbus

Opening tonight, the Arch City Comedy Festival hopes to give you a Labor Day weekend full of groin-aching, side-splitting, laughing-so-hard-all-you-can-do-is-clap-your-hands-while-tears-stream-down-your-face comedy. Oh – that last one doesn’t happen to you? Well, just me then. Featuring over thirty comedians from around the country and some of your favorites from Columbus, the festival begins at 7pm with […]

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I’ll Leave You With This a Grand Send-off for Comedians Laura Sanders and Michael Meyers

Anne Evans Anne Evans I’ll Leave You With This a Grand Send-off for Comedians Laura Sanders and Michael Meyers

Local comedians Laura Sanders and Michael Meyers are headed off to new cities, but you can hear all of their best material Tuesday night at their sendoff show, I’ll Leave You With This, happening at the Garden Theater. “The whole show is a collaboration between a lot of people and businesses I respect,” says Sanders. […]

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Film Review: Trainwreck

Hope Madden Hope Madden Film Review: Trainwreck

Ten years ago, The 40-Year-Old Virgin introduced the new voice of cinematic comedy. A decade later, 40 writer/director Judd Apatow is – for the first time – directing a film he didn’t write. Why? Because there’s a new sheriff in town and Apatow has the clout to ensure that the next voice in cinematic comedy […]

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Art Makes Columbus: Amy Lay Turns Performance Art into a Career

Walker Evans Walker Evans Art Makes Columbus: Amy Lay Turns Performance Art into a Career

Art Makes Columbus. Columbus Makes Art. The Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC) is launching a new five-year marketing campaign to highlight the innovation and connectedness in the local arts community. The new program will highlight both individual artists and organizations from a wide variety of visual and performing arts mediums, with a goal of increasing […]

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