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Concert Preview & Interview: Red Sun Rising

 Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Red Sun Rising

Riding the success of their latest album, "Thread", the Akron alt-rockers will be spotlighted on the main stage at Rock on the Range this Sunday

I can’t tell you the last time I had a meaningful discussion at a gas station that wasn’t purely transactional, but if you’re as lucky as Red Sun Rising founders Mike Protich and Ryan Williams, a chance rendezvous at a service station in Tallmadge can be life-altering. It’s the stuff of a great Ohio success […]

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Comedy Interview: Damon Wayans, Jr.

 Grant Walters Comedy Interview: Damon Wayans, Jr.

The writer, comedian, and actor best know for his starring roles in "Happy Endings" and "New Girl" will take the stage at the Columbus Funny Bone on Friday and Saturday night

Unlike most stand-up comedians who branch out to the small screen after years of developing their comedic instincts on stage, Damon Wayans, Jr.’s career effectively launched when he, at the age of 20, became a staff writer for the ABC prime-time sitcom, My Wife and Kids — a prodigious job that made him one of the youngest […]

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Deadpool 2, Geriatric Love & British Ghosts in Theaters

Hope Madden Hope Madden Deadpool 2, Geriatric Love & British Ghosts in Theaters

The Summer of Josh keeps rolling with Josh Brolin’s second blockbuster villain of 2018, alongside the avocado-faced Ryan Reynolds in the snarky-with-a-heart-of-gold sequel, Deadpool 2. But what if you’re not interested in superheroes or comic books or dubstep? If you like spooky anthologies or the degradation of an entire generation of Oscar winners, this weekend […]

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Mega Weekend – Don’t Miss Brews Over Beats, The Race for The Cure, and The Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival!

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Mega Weekend – Don’t Miss Brews Over Beats, The Race for The Cure, and The Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival!

There’s plenty to do this weekend, so don’t miss out! We’ve rounded up the best music and art events, shopping hints, theatre productions, and ways to give back in your neighborhood. Don’t miss your chance to win tickets to Product Runway! Thursday, May 17th: See something new at the Urban Arts Space and check out […]

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Coping With Court: Surviving the Emotional Toll of Divorce

John Hocter John Hocter Coping With Court: Surviving the Emotional Toll of Divorce

Imagine a situation in which everything you identify with and understand about your own life changes unexpectedly. Imagine having your family, finances and future irrevocably upended with a single swipe of a pen. Now, imagine having to face these difficult situations, and many more that follow, alone. That’s the position Worthington resident Christopher Kearney found […]

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Concert Preview & Interview: Vance Joy

 Grant Walters Concert Preview & Interview: Vance Joy

Australia's prodigal folk-rock son stops in Columbus tonight in support of his latest album "Nation of Two"

Australian folk-rock export Vance Joy’s much-anticipated sophomore album, Nation of Two, arrived in February, following his widely embraced 2014 debut, Dream Your Life Away. Although Joy’s rise to international acclaim has happened in a relatively short time frame, it’s hard to remember when his thick, expressive tenor and penchant for ballooning melodies hasn’t been a […]

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Top 10 Things to do in the Arena District

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Top 10 Things to do in the Arena District

The Arena District is home to the Blue Jackets, the Columbus Clippers, and live music that brings in visitors from all over Ohio. With that in mind, these are the top 10 things to do in the Arena District before and after the concert or game, including sharing a bike with CoGo, bar hopping at […]

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