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From Standup to Punch up: Erin Foley on Writing

 Tyler Clementi From Standup to Punch up: Erin Foley on Writing

What is it like to make the transition from writing and delivering stand-up jokes to punching up sitcom scripts for a friend’s upcoming NBC sitcom? “It’s sort of like this new form of stress that you have to get through,” says comedian Erin Foley, who is bringing her talents to Columbus’s Woodlands Tavern on January […]

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#Hashtag Comedy Launches New Improv Night at Shadowbox

Walker Evans Walker Evans #Hashtag Comedy Launches New Improv Night at Shadowbox

Did you happen to make a New Years Resolution about seeing more local comedy performances in 2015? Then you’re in luck! Improve troupe #Hashtag Comedy is launching a brand new weekly night at the Backstage Bistro at Shadowbox Live. The first night takes place this Wednesday, and we got a chance to check in with […]

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32 Stops for Gallery Hop – January 2015 Edition

Walker Evans Walker Evans 32 Stops for Gallery Hop – January 2015 Edition

It’s cold. It’s wet. It’s miserable outside. But Gallery Hop marches on into the new year! The Short North was recognized many times over in our annual reader’s survey of 2014 across a wide variety of categories, so we thought it would be fitting to showcase those results to make your January Gallery Hop experience […]

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Year in Review: The Best Films of 2014

Hope Madden Hope Madden Year in Review: The Best Films of 2014

The year offered a lot of great films and several unusual trends, like the abundance of exceptional movies with one word titles. Weird. We also had a banner year in great independent horror, excellent blockbusters, some exceptional movies from first time filmmakers (Rosewater, Nightcrawler, Dear White People, Obvious Child and more), and a promising number […]

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Best Festival/Event of 2014: ComFest

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Festival/Event of 2014: ComFest

For seven years straight, ComFest has retained the crown as the best festival in Columbus. Since 1972, the local “party with a purpose” has brought Columbus a celebration of local music, food, entertainment and more. That recognition is no easy feat considering the wide range of festivals and events that take place all year long […]

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Best Idea for a Fancy Date in 2014: Dinner and a Show

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Idea for a Fancy Date in 2014: Dinner and a Show

We’ve asked our readers about their favorite places for cheap dates in the past, so this year we decided to poll everyone on where they like to go for a fancy night out on the town where money is no object (or less of an object at least). Overwhelmingly, the response fell into two categories: […]

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Best Place for a Cheap Date: South Fourth Street

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Place for a Cheap Date: South Fourth Street

Looking for a fun night on the town with your significant other, but don’t want to drop a ton of cash in the process? Then look no further than the South Fourth Street stretch of Downtown, which our readers have named the best place for a cheap date night for two years in a row. […]

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