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Cure for the Holiday Glut Found in Indie Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Cure for the Holiday Glut Found in Indie Theaters

Oh so many movies came out last week! But the Hollywood glut has made way for some weekend-after fasting, with precious little worth seeing in the multiplex. Thank goodness for our abundance of independent theaters – those wonderful little worlds where you will find the films worth catching this weekend. Christine There’s a moment in […]

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Review: Curry Up Indian Grill

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Review: Curry Up Indian Grill

According to the opening press reports, Curry Up is designed to bring Indian food to a wider audience here in Columbus. That particular motivation was attention getting, mostly because, it’s always seemed like Indian Food has had strong representation here in town. Among other things, the cultural cuisine is home of the most popular lunch-time […]

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Restaurant Review: Blind Lady Tavern

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Blind Lady Tavern

Blind Lady Tavern opened on Mound Street in a spot that has seen lots of action in the last five years. It had a stint in the Liz Lessner empire as The Jury Room. After the Jury Room closed, a meatball spot called “Balls” was going to move in, but when public reception of the […]

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Reviews: The Edge of Seventeen, Fantastic Beasts & More

Hope Madden Hope Madden Reviews: The Edge of Seventeen, Fantastic Beasts & More

You can almost smell that turkey cooking — or is that the scent of holiday blockbusters? Because sometimes those stink too, and they can make you sleepy. This weekend though, JK Rowling whets your seasonal appetite with a tangential tale of tales from the Potter universe. Not digging the whole sorcery vibe? First time filmmaker […]

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Restaurant Review: Press Pub on Fifth

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Restaurant Review: Press Pub on Fifth

The Press Grill expanded its empire this spring and opened a spot up on Fifth Avenue. People who don’t like parking in the Short North will be pleased to find that Press #2 has its very own parking lot, along with outdoor seating, and a pretty traditional, darkish pub atmosphere inside. The new Press Pub […]

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Concert Review: Elle King at Express LIVE!

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Review: Elle King at Express LIVE!

The rising blue-eyed-soul diva raised glasses and sang loudly with her Columbus fans on Friday night

Just a few weeks after her excellent opening stint for the Dixie Chicks at Nationwide Arena, Elle King returned to her once-hometown of Columbus on Friday night for her very own headlining show at Express LIVE! Austin, Texas export Paul Cauthen served as King’s opener, playing several tracks off of his just-released debut album, My […]

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Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

Jeff Regensburger Jeff Regensburger Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957

It would be easy to survey contemporary art and assume it stole all its best moves from consumer product design and marketing. Whether it is the epic gloss and shine of Jeff Koons, the flawless finishes of Anish Kapoor, the pop-infused stylings of Takashi Murakami, or the cool, oversized appropriations of Richard Prince, art today […]

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