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Search for Amber Evans Renews Focus on Mental Health for Community Organizers

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Search for Amber Evans Renews Focus on Mental Health for Community Organizers

In a small office in a long hallway — what its frequenters call the Movement Hallway — in a big building in Olde Towne East, there’s a community holding space, a unique community of organizers and fighters for liberation. One of theirs is missing.  Amber Evans, a tiny human with a powerful voice, a friend […]

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Columbus “True Originals” Recognized at New Event

Walker Evans Walker Evans Columbus “True Originals” Recognized at New Event

The Columbus Foundation launched a new annual ceremonial event today, designed to recognize the city’s “True Originals” — a collection of local business leaders, culture makers and nonprofit operators that help to define the city that we live in. The first group of honorees included Dr. Mark Lomax II, composer of World Premiere, 12-CD work, “400: […]

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The Confluence Cast: Muralist Adam Hernandez

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Muralist Adam Hernandez

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBeing a working artist isn’t easy. Thankfully, there are plenty of folks in Columbus to show you the way. Muralist Adam Hernandez talks about how he found his way here, the importance of mentors, and being a “real” person in business. Shownotes for this episode This Confluence Cast episode […]

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Family to Hold Memorial Service for 10TV Meteorologist Chris Bradley

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Family to Hold Memorial Service for 10TV Meteorologist Chris Bradley

On Tuesday, Dec. 11, family and friends will celebrate the life of beloved 10TV meteorologist Chris Bradley, who passed away at his home on Wednesday, Dec. 5, after a two-year battle with leukemia. Bradley is survived by his husband, Jason, and their two children, Spencer and Maria. On social media, Bradley often spoke about his journey in battling […]

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The Confluence Cast: Barbara Fant

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Barbara Fant

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSlam brought poetry out of academia in the early 1990s. Since then it has grown and become an outlet for performers around the globe. Local poet and performance artist Barbara Fant sat down to talk about the finer workings of the medium and her evolution in it. We also […]

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New Stonewall Executive Director AJ Casey Hopes to Mend a Broken Community

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega New Stonewall Executive Director AJ Casey Hopes to Mend a Broken Community

AJ Casey is inheriting a bit of a mess. Come January, she’ll take over Stonewall Columbus as the organization’s newest executive director, succeeding Karla Rothan. Rothan was the Person In Charge for Pride 2017, during which four black trans individuals were arrested after a peaceful protest, and after which the local LGBTQ+ community was left […]

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How a Boring Basement Became an Enchanting Tiki Bar

Anne Evans Anne Evans How a Boring Basement Became an Enchanting Tiki Bar

When you love something, why not have it in your house so you can enjoy it every day? Doug Motz and Todd Popp have been tikiphiles for awhile. When they moved to their new home in Berwick, the plain and run-of-the-mill basement was begging for a transformation. It took nearly a year, but now, the […]

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