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Columbus Board of Education Accepting Applications for Current Vacancy

Grant Walters Grant Walters Columbus Board of Education Accepting Applications for Current Vacancy

Columbus City Schools announced yesterday that applications are being accepted to fill the Columbus Board of Education vacancy left in the wake of the resignation of Mary Jo Hudson on Dec. 6. CBE bylaws require a public application process to seek candidates when a vacancy occurs. Any resident of the Columbus City School District who […]

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Q & A: Mary Jo Hudson Reflects on Columbus School Board Resignation

Grant Walters Grant Walters Q & A: Mary Jo Hudson Reflects on Columbus School Board Resignation

After ending her five-year tenure with the Board last week, Hudson talks more about her decision and her future hopes for city schools and stakeholders

On Dec. 6, Columbus Board of Education member Mary Jo Hudson submitted her letter of resignation, which will end her five-year tenure on Dec. 31, 2018. The letter chiefly cites Hudson’s contention with the board’s governance model, among other philosophical and functional gaps that she believes it will need to address to serve the city’s […]

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Local Comedy Spotlight: DeMuth & Teeters at The Nest Theatre

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Comedy Spotlight: DeMuth & Teeters at The Nest Theatre

Veteran improv comedy performers Joe Teeters and Jonathan DeMuth will take the stage at The Nest Theatre for two shows on December 1 and 28

Improv comedy in Columbus may indeed be approaching a halcyon. For those that love the genre, and for those who have yet to discover it, the opportunities to see strong, ambitious performances in our city are plentiful. Even sweeter is when two talented improv veterans come together and pour their experience into a new partnership. […]

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Otterbein University Launches Statewide College Affordability Initiative

Grant Walters Grant Walters Otterbein University Launches Statewide College Affordability Initiative

On Nov. 15, Otterbein University officially announced its latest effort to increase college affordability for students attending Ohio high schools. Originally invoked as a pilot program in conjunction with Columbus City Schools to improve local high school graduation rates and increased access to post-secondary educational programs, the ‘Otterbein Commitment’ is now being expanded with the […]

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Concert Preview: The Brother Brothers

Grant Walters Grant Walters Concert Preview: The Brother Brothers

David and Adam Moss aim to fill The Southern Theatre tonight with the distinctive folk-bluegrass compositions from their debut album, "Some People I Know"

When I spoke to David and Adam Moss early in October, their excellent debut album, Some People I Know, was less than two weeks away from being released. Illinois-born and now Brooklyn-based, the identical twins, better known as The Brother Brothers, have the kind of prodigious harmonic purity that is, with a few exceptions, only possible […]

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Comedy Preview: Greg Proops of “Whose Live Anyway?”

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview: Greg Proops of “Whose Live Anyway?”

The renowned improviser, stand-up comedian, and podcaster brings the latest on-stage version of the beloved "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" franchise to Columbus on Tuesday night with co-conspirators Jeff David, Joel Murray, and Ryan Stiles.

While walking in Hollywood on a July afternoon with my friend and former college RA, Russ, we passed an enthusiastic Audiences Unlimited staffer frenetically waving around passes for a taping of a ‘new’ television show called Whose Line Is It Anyway? We had both been avid fans of the UK version of the show, so […]

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Interview: Steven Page

Grant Walters Grant Walters Interview: Steven Page

The Barenaked Ladies founder and recent Canadian Music Hall of Fame inductee will take the stage on Friday night at Thirty One West in Newark

Among the distinctive voices that are woven into the tapestry of Canadian music, Steven Page’s richly hued tenor owns a rightful strand for its versatility and eloquence. As a founding member of and principal vocalist and songwriter for the Barenaked Ladies, his creative DNA is permanently attached to a catalog that helped to create the […]

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