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The Music Room Brings Nashville Style Performances to Central Ohio

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Music Room Brings Nashville Style Performances to Central Ohio

In January 2019, The Music Room officially opened above The Market at Flint Station in Worthington. When The Market opened last October and owners LeighAnn Guagenti and Gracie Guagenti held a grand opening celebration for the space, Rich Sharick had a look at the space for the first time. He had been wanting to see […]

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Photos: Crew v Seattle Sounders

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Crew v Seattle Sounders

A second half, sucker punch goal from Seattle Sounders brought more misery onto Columbus Crew SC, as they suffered another loss. The game finished 1-2 at a rainy MAPFRE Stadium on Saturday evening. Pedro Santos gave the home fans something to celebrate early in the first half, when he converted the penalty kick he’d just won after being clipped […]

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Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2019

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Doo Dah Parade 2019

The 36th annual Doo Dah Parade took place on Thursday, July 4th, featuring the irreverent sense of humor it has long been known for. Parades and marchers took to the streets in fashion, and CU was on hand to to capture the magic. Matt Ellis is a freelance photographer who covers bands that visit the […]

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Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Hope Madden Hope Madden Projectionist’s Perspective for Next Gateway Film Center Gallery

Gateway Film Center projectionist Rachael Barbash brings her work out of the booth and into the open spaces of the film center for her Gallery exhibition Celluloid Shadows, running Friday, July 5 through the end of September. Barbash has been with GFC since 2007 and has worked as a freelance photographer since 2005. She says […]

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Mega Weekend: Fireworks, Comedy, Motorcycles, and More

Anne Evans Anne Evans Mega Weekend: Fireworks, Comedy, Motorcycles, and More

Have a great holiday weekend! If you’re not grilling out or leaving town, there’s still a lot of things to do downtown and around the city! Here’s our list of top events this weekend in Columbus. Don’t forget to check the contest page! Thank you for supporting CU by reading and sharing our newsletters and […]

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Counter Louis CK Event to Make Sexual Assault Victims ‘Seen and Heard’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Counter Louis CK Event to Make Sexual Assault Victims ‘Seen and Heard’

A counter event to comedian Louis CK’s appearance at the Columbus Funny Bone wants to put more of a focus on victims and survivors of sexual violence. Christine Horvath, a Columbus standup and founder of BabeRoar — a platform created to uplift female, queer and other marginalized comedians — organized ‘Seen and Heard’ with her partner, […]

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Theater Review: Imagine Productions’ Delightful Grease

Richard Sanford Richard Sanford Theater Review: Imagine Productions’ Delightful Grease

Since its stage debut in 1971, kicked into overdrive with the film version in 1978, America has swooned over the musical Grease by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey (additional songs by John Farrar, Barry Gibb, and Scott Simon & Louis St. Louis). Imagine’s season-closing production, directed by Cathy Cordy, restores and amplifies the ferocious hormones […]

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