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LTE: Some Things Need to be Said Out Loud

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami LTE: Some Things Need to be Said Out Loud

Some things need to be said out loud. What happened on Wednesday, January 6 at the Capitol in Washington, D.C. was high treason, an attempted coup. For the first time since the Civil War, there was significant armed interference with the peaceful transition of power that is the hallmark of American democracy. It must be […]

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Opinion: Beyond the Protests

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Opinion: Beyond the Protests

There are two competing ways of understanding the “Black Lives Matter” movement: The narrative from the left tells the story of ordinary people, driven by conscience, coming together, across racial lines, at great personal risk, to put an end to a brutal and hypocritical institution, one with a sustained and documented history of targeting black […]

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Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

Nancy Colvin Nancy Colvin Columbus Makes Art Presents: John Sunami and Generations of Art

John Sunami has been a Columbus resident since 1976. A pioneer of digital art, he was the winner of one of the first ever digital art competitions, as sponsored by MacWorld Magazine in the early 1980s. His public art and sculptures are now found across town, at the COTA headquarters, at the corner of Livingston […]

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Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami Opinion: Unscrupulous Charters Continue to Rob Children of Columbus City Schools

In 2002, I spearheaded a group that applied to open a charter school under the then new Ohio charter school legislation. Our application was denied. That same year, more than ten schools were approved for the same, for-profit company, White Hat Management. The owner was a major Republican donor, David Brennen, and his company has […]

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GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami GCAC Presents: Harmony on the South Side

A video that has received 600,000+ views on YouTube. An opera singer who toured Europe, and sang with symphony orchestras. A vocalist who backed Linda Rondstadt. A guitarist who played with Rahsaan Roland Kirk. A vocalist who opened for Johnny Cash and Parliament Funkadelic. Six states battling head to head in the arts. Ten straight […]

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Best Columbus Underground Contributor of 2012: Chris Sunami

Walker Evans Walker Evans Best Columbus Underground Contributor of 2012: Chris Sunami

Every year we like to honor the folks who help define what Columbus Underground is through the community-centric messageboard where users start new discussions every day and share insight and opinion on a wide variety of topics. This year, our readers picked Chris Sunami as the best contributor of the year. Chris is well known […]

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200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

Chris Sunami Chris Sunami 200Columbus Invitational Arts Competition: Visual Arts Exhibition Preview

The Invitational Arts Competition is an unfunded, all-volunteer initiative to bring attention to local, grassroots, community-focused arts groups, and the way they make a difference in Columbus both socially and culturally. Overall, the Competition features twenty-six different groups in four divisions, Performing, Visual, Literary and Recorded. Through the judging process, excellence in art is promoted […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

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