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Photos: Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen

 Matt Ellis Photos: Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen

Milwaukee, WI and Liverpool, UK alt-rock pioneers the Violent Femmes and Echo & the Bunnymen, respectively, co-headlined Express Live! on Wednesday night for an evening of decades-old classic rock and roll aimed squarely at the vastly vintage crowd that casually sprawled over the venues spacious lawn. Photos by Matt Ellis.

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Photos Doo Dah Parade 2017

 Matt Ellis Photos Doo Dah Parade 2017

Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: The 34th annual Doo Dah Parade took place on Tuesday, July 4 in the Short North to celebrate “liberty and lunacy” in its traditional fashion. Boxing legend and hometown hero James Buster Douglas served as this year’s “Less-Than-Grand Marshall” while marchers lampooned everyone from Donald Trump to Donald Trump. For […]

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Atlanta Topples Crew SC in 0-2 Home Game Loss

 Matt Ellis Atlanta Topples Crew SC in 0-2 Home Game Loss

A full-house of holiday-weekend celebrating Columbus Crew SC fans had to endure 90 minutes of misery before seeing the annual firework display as Atlanta United FC recorded their second win in three games against Crew SC with a 2-0 victory at MAPFRE Stadium. Hector Villalba opened the scoring in the 27th minute after Atlanta goalkeeper […]

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Local Fabric Designer April Rhodes Releases Two New Collections

Randi Walle Randi Walle Local Fabric Designer April Rhodes Releases Two New Collections

April Rhodes, local fabric designer and Columbus native, released two new collections of fabric in early June. Both collections tap into her heritage and draw inspiration from her family and their background. Rhodes began sewing at a young age, learning from her mother and grandmother. Her formal career in fabric began at her mother’s sewing […]

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Photos: 311 & New Politics at Express Live!

 Matt Ellis Photos: 311 & New Politics at Express Live!

Summer wouldn’t quite be summer in Columbus without a 311 gig, and a 311 gig in Columbus wouldn’t be a 311 gig without beautiful weather and an Express Live! lawn populated with a family-like collection of fans of all ages kicking back and enjoying an evening of high energy alt-rap-rock from the Nebraska five-piece. Opening […]

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Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Walker Evans Walker Evans Construction Roundup: Short North, University District & Grandview Yard

Earlier this month, we profiled construction updates from both Downtown and the Near East Side, but did not get a chance to focus on a few neighborhoods where development is currently most active. So in this installment, we’re featuring photos from Italian Village, Victorian Village, the Short North, University District and Grandview Yard areas. Check […]

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Photos: Everclear’s So Much For The Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour

 Matt Ellis Photos: Everclear’s So Much For The Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour

Editor’s Note by Walker Evans: Rockers Everclear stopped by Columbus on June 4th during their So Much For The Afterglow 20th Anniversary Tour, putting on a performance for fans at EXPRESS LIVE!. Fastball opened up the show, providing a double dose of 90s-era alternative rock. CLICK HERE to view our calendar of upcoming live music […]

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