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Downtown BBQ Block Party Planned at 4th & Main

Walker Evans Walker Evans Downtown BBQ Block Party Planned at 4th & Main

Several local restaurants and business owners in the South Fourth Street area Downtown are planning on hosting something big this summer. The newly dubbed “4th and Main District” has announced that it will host the first ever ”4th & Main BBQ Block Party” and “Columbus 1/2K” events on August 27th. “The 4th and Main District is […]

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Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: The Bands of Comfest 2016

Thousands of locals turned out for the 44th annual ComFest this past weekend, crowding into Goodale Park for three days of live music, workshops, beer, entertainment, food and more. While the weather was an improvement over last year’s rainstorms, the festival saw some extreme temperatures with a heat index topping 95 degrees throughout the weekend. […]

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How to Not Get Arrested at ComFest

Delaney Swift Delaney Swift How to Not Get Arrested at ComFest

Tips on how to avoid the slammer at ComFest from a Columbus Criminal Defense Attorney.

This weekend, Columbus plays host to ComFest, one of the largest community festivals in the state of Ohio. Since 1972 the Community Festival has maintained its status as a free, community festival open to the public. The event boasts food, drinks, art and live entertainment and is completely run by volunteers, working for the collective […]

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Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

Hannah Herner Hannah Herner Stonewall Pride Festival Celebrates 35th Anniversary

The 35th Annual Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival is set to kick off Friday afternoon in Goodale Park. Karla Rothan, Executive Director of Stonewall Columbus, has been involved for 19 of the festival’s 35 years. She said that when she started getting involved as a volunteer, they had about 15,000 people in attendance and it was a […]

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Mega Weekend Summer 2016 – Vol. 6

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend Summer 2016 – Vol. 6

This weekend is looking amazing. Come out and support our lgbtq community during the PRIDE Festival, Parade, and related events happening this weekend. You can still enter to win tickets to Promowest show: Phillip Phillips & Matt Nathanson. We’ve been showcasing some of the delicious foods you will find at Best Bites: Barbecue next week, make sure to get your […]

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Breakaway Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

Walker Evans Walker Evans Breakaway Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

After a short hiatus, the Breakaway Music Festival will return to Columbus this summer, with a big lineup of national electronic and hip-hop artists. The organizers officially announced the lineup this morning, which includes headliners Dillon Francis, Rae Sremmurd, RL Grime and Young Thug. “We wanted the 2016 lineup to resonate with a wide audience while […]

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Theatre Review: Cory Skurdal’s Sticks and Stones Promising but Uneven Capper to Evolution’s Local Playwright’s Festival

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theatre Review: Cory Skurdal’s Sticks and Stones Promising but Uneven Capper to Evolution’s Local Playwright’s Festival

Evolution (in association with CATCO) opened the latter half of their Local Playwright’s Festival last night at the Columbus Performing Arts Center. Sticks and Stones is a full length play written by Cory Skurdal and directed by Joe Bishara. Despite layered acting and rich thematic material, the plotting keeps the play from truly cohering or having the impact […]

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