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Columbus Symphony Orchestra on the brink?

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The Dispatch wrote Symphony on the brink? Musicians shocked by proposed job cuts Friday, January 18, 2008 BY MICHAEL GROSSBERG Leaders of the financially troubled Columbus Symphony are proposing dramatic cuts in the number of full-time musicians and the number of weeks the musicians perform. The restructuring plan is designed to get the symphony on […]

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Alive’s Bands to Watch 2008

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Check out the paper this week to read more about the bands. Then be sure to come to Skully’s Music Diner on Saturday for a free show. All five bands will perform. Also, it’s free. Doors open at 9 p.m; music starts shortly after. CHECK OUT THE BANDS HERE!

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MoJoe Lounge a new German Village ‘hangout’

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This Week News wrote MoJoe Lounge an area ‘hangout’ Thursday, January 10, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS Mark Swanson, owner of the new MoJoe Lounge in German Village, hopes his new establishment is another “hangout” for area residents. Columbus’s third MoJoe Lounge, which is housed at the former site of Caterina, was expected to opens its […]

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Alive Review: The Worst Bar in Columbus

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The Alive wrote Best of the worst By Bryan Bullock January 10, 2008 Most people can quickly name their favorite drinkery, but what’s the worst bar in Columbus? Few taverns would fight for the title, but one proudly declares itself the winner: The name on their sign reads, “The Worst Bar in Columbus.” The curious […]

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John Ross’ 10 Favorite Flyfishing Spots of 2007

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By request: John Ross’ 10 Favorite Flyfishing Spots of 2007 1. Lake Chautauqua, NY (near Long Point State Park) 2. Scioto River (south of Griggs Reservoir, near the frisbee course) 3. Olentangy River (north of Wilson Bridge Road) 4. Big Darby Creek (along the Trapper John’s Canoe Livery sampler trip) 5. Farm pond in Granville […]

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Crew Stadium adds concert stage

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The Dispatch wrote Crew Stadium adds concert stage Thursday, January 10, 2008 BY AARON BECK When Germain Amphitheater ended its season late last year, presumably for the final time, the outlook was bleak for fans of large outdoor concerts in central Ohio. In the spring, though, the open-air, big-ticket concert forecast should improve with a […]

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OSU vs LSU in BCS Championship Game Tonight

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The Dispatch wrote 5 keys to victory for Ohio State Monday, January 7, 2008 By Ken Gordon Not to put any extra pressure on Ohio State tonight, but the result of the national championship game against Louisiana State could have a long-lasting effect on the perception of the Buckeyes’ program, the Big Ten and Midwestern […]

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