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Photos: Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World at Express Live!

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: Third Eye Blind and Jimmy Eat World at Express Live!

Ra Ra Riot opened the evening before Jimmy Eat World hit the stage to belt out back-to-back fan favorite songs that have been staples on edgy radio stations for over a decade now. Third Eye Blind spent the first few songs hidden away at the back of the stage as lights and video effects played along to the […]

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Loads of Movies This Weekend

George Wolf George Wolf Loads of Movies This Weekend

This represents that deep breath week between Spider-Man: Far from Home and Lion King. That means there are a blue million movies, most of them smaller, none of them hoping to do MCU or Disney numbers, opening this week. Some of them are terrible. Some are not. Here is the skinny. Stuber by Hope Madden […]

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Columbus-Made “Street Where We Live” Now Streaming

Hope Madden Hope Madden Columbus-Made “Street Where We Live” Now Streaming

There’s been some exciting news for local filmmakers. Director John Whitney’s award-winning independent drama The Street Where We Live is now available for home viewing.  “The film is on Amazon right now and VOD,” says co-writer/producer/co-star Dino Tripodis. “Amazon Prime members will be able to get it for free in October. It’s available on Dish […]

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The Music Room Brings Nashville Style Performances to Central Ohio

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman The Music Room Brings Nashville Style Performances to Central Ohio

In January 2019, The Music Room officially opened above The Market at Flint Station in Worthington. When The Market opened last October and owners LeighAnn Guagenti and Gracie Guagenti held a grand opening celebration for the space, Rich Sharick had a look at the space for the first time. He had been wanting to see […]

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Counter Louis CK Event to Make Sexual Assault Victims ‘Seen and Heard’

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Counter Louis CK Event to Make Sexual Assault Victims ‘Seen and Heard’

A counter event to comedian Louis CK’s appearance at the Columbus Funny Bone wants to put more of a focus on victims and survivors of sexual violence. Christine Horvath, a Columbus standup and founder of BabeRoar — a platform created to uplift female, queer and other marginalized comedians — organized ‘Seen and Heard’ with her partner, […]

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The Danger of International Travel: This Week at the Movies

George Wolf George Wolf The Danger of International Travel: This Week at the Movies

It’s a big holiday mid-week “we need air conditioning” bash, and there are two excellent choices. They are very different. Very different — although, honestly, neither makes international travel seem as safe and fun as you might hope. Spider-Man: Far From Home by Hope Madden and George Wolf Spider-Man: Far From Home has more than […]

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B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Hope Madden Hope Madden B-Movie Mania Takes Over at the Wex

Who’s ready for a hot, lurid summer? Maybe a trip to a more transgressive Hollywood? The Wexner Center for the Arts has you in mind with their seasonal double series B-Movie Mania: A Low-Budget Summer. Beginning this weekend and running through the end of August, the Wex celebrates those maverick and rogue filmmakers of the […]

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