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Love Yoga Flow is Now Elevate Yoga

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Love Yoga Flow is Now Elevate Yoga

Love Yoga Flow in Gahanna has been purchased and rebranded to Elevate Yoga. “The new name encapsulates what our mission is all about: offering yoga that elevates, uplifts, and enriches your life on every level,” said new owner Emily Willen. Willen owns the yoga studio with her spouse Sada Nam Singh. They are celebrating the […]

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Comedy Q&A with Claudia Oshry, “Girl With No Job”

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Q&A with Claudia Oshry, “Girl With No Job”

The Instagram star brings her virtual comedy to the live stage at the Columbus Funny Bone on Thursday

I am the complete opposite of a social media influencer. I gleefully post clichéd pictures of plane wing sunsets and our dogs on a whim, ineffectively hashtagged and heavily Insta-filtered with vivid shades of ‘Juno’ (sometimes Hefe, if I’m feeling fancy). My ‘like’ hearts pop up in single digits, and I’m relentlessly followed by overseas […]

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Local Music Spotlight: The Orphan The Poet

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Music Spotlight: The Orphan The Poet

For the alt-rockers poised to gain an even greater national following in 2019, Columbus is a place they're proud to call home

On a cloudy fall afternoon before their most recent show in Columbus, local alt-rock trio The Orphan The Poet and I huddled around a little table at Upper Cup Coffee Co. on Parsons Avenue, exchanging chatter above the loud din of clinking spoons and espresso machine whooshes. My first question focused on the video for […]

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Berlin’s Zvizdal: [Chernobyl – So Far So Close] Makes US Debut at Wexner Center

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Berlin’s Zvizdal: [Chernobyl – So Far So Close] Makes US Debut at Wexner Center

On December 25-26 in 1986, in the northern Ukranian town Pripyat, a safety test led to a level seven nuclear disaster at the Chernobyl power plant. For more than three decades hence, “Chernobyl” has been synonymous with the hubris of man and the devastating potential of technology. The Belgian troupe, Berlin, spent five years visiting […]

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New Speakeasy Music Venue Opens Downtown

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Speakeasy Music Venue Opens Downtown

A new speakeasy has landed in town, and unlike most others, it actually has a secret location. The Parlor, started by local musicians and entertainers, will open this month at a former residence on High Street Downtown. There’s no passcode, special knock, or lever to pull for access. Those interested in a membership can apply […]

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Indie Music Website GroundSounds Embraces Columbus

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Indie Music Website GroundSounds Embraces Columbus

Dayton-born Jon Berrien started an independent music publication in the mid-2000s as a passion project, and as a way to establish a hosting career. Inspired by music personalities like Carson Daly and Sway Calloway, he moved out to L.A. after college. He worked at a number of entertainment companies, but mainly behind the scenes. “I […]

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Hot Yoga in Columbus

Nancy Alkire Nancy Alkire Hot Yoga in Columbus

Newcomers to Columbus sometimes voice frustration sussing out the hot yoga scene to find which hot yoga studio is best for them. Bikram Hot Yoga and Melt Hot Fitness are obvious, but there is a wealth of high quality hot yoga happening at GIVE Yoga, Harbor Yoga and so many others that will help you discover […]

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