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You Suck at Movie Watching


Hey there, I’m Thomas. This is You Suck at Movie Watching. A lot of you on Columbus Underground don’t watch old movies, so today we’re going to be going through the TCM schedule for this weekend. This is at an intermediate level, but I mean, for you, this is going to be stupid hard. So, […]


Oktoberfest to change locations again in 2008

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This Week News wrote Oktoberfest to change locations Thursday, January 24, 2008 DAVID J. CROSS For the second straight year, the German Village Society’s Oktoberfest will change location. Katharine Moore, executive director of the society, said last week the festival is expected to move to Genoa Park and Amphitheater near COSI. “We don’t have a […]


The Alive Review: High Five

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The Alive wrote The High Life By Brittany Kress January 17, 2008 The High Five’s black-and-red checkered décor makes it feel like a massive chessboard, and Brian Kralj an oversized, unmoving knight. Kralj, the Short North bar’s general manager and one of three bartenders, has been on High Five’s staff almost as long as he’s […]

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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 […]


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!


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 […]


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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