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Ohio Film Office Music Video Challenge


The Ohio Film Office is sponsoring a Music Video Challenge to support filmmakers throughout the state while partnering with Ohio educational institutions and musicians. Each production team has three weeks to partner with a musical act, create a concept, shoot the video, edit the video and post it to be judged (rated) on the official […]


U.S. v. Mexico – The Aftermath


Two to zero. Unlike the movies, this sequel was just as good for U.S. fans as the previous two World Cup Qualifiers in Columbus. The weather was suitably awful, but the wind whipping and torrential rain did nothing to cool the passions in on both sides from a Mexican assistant coach slapping Crew captain Frankie […]


Lincoln Theater Construction Update Photos

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The rebirth of the historic Lincoln Theater has been years in the making, but the end is finally in sight. In three short months, the final construction will be completed for a grand opening scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend. The 574-seat theater is being beautifully restored and updated with a larger stage, modern sound and […]


U.S. v. Mexico – Game Day


U.S. v. Mexico – 7pm – Crew Stadium – ESPN2 Soccer fans around the country have been waiting for months. The visiting Mexican national team was expecting an arctic blast, but will get a little dose of Ohio weather today. The combination of high winds and wet turf will certainly make conditions difficult. Be on […]


U.S. vs. Mexico – Viewing Options


The USA/Mexico game is the most significant home game the U.S. Soccer team plays. There is only one home World Cup Qualifier versus Mexico every four years. All of the other soccer news fades to the background as this match takes center stage. It is so important to many American soccer fans, that many are […]


“The Green Hour” absinthe tasting at Morton’s

Manatee Manatee

We cannot feel that all this extreme ecstasy is natural; it seems forced and hysterical; it is musical absinthe. — Boston critic’s reaction to the music of Debussy, 1905 Absinthe tastes like NyQuil. –Me, on Columbus Underground, 2008 Perhaps there is no beverage as infamous as absinthe. Popularized before the turn of the century by […]


Columbus Sports Have Grown Beyond OSU Football


From The Daily Hunter Blog: Yes, OSU football is king, but. . . this ain’t Fort Wayne Posted by Bob Hunter Saturday, both the Blue Jackets-San Jose Sharks game and the Ohio State-Minnesota basketball game sold out. That was more than 37,000 fans in two packed arenas four miles apart — and neither involved a […]


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This year’s Urban Living Tour event has been postponed due to COVID-19, but will be returning later this summer!

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