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Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

George Wolf George Wolf Spoiler-free “Us” Review Plus Movies for Scaredy Cats

This is the weekend for filmmakers, as theaters are full of great films made with passion by talented writer/directors whose work you should see. All of it. Including these gems. Us by Hope Madden and George Wolf Jordan Peele loves horror movies. How cool is that? It’s evident from the strangely terrifying opening moments of […]

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Comedy Preview & Interview: Margaret Cho

Grant Walters Grant Walters Comedy Preview & Interview: Margaret Cho

The celebrated comedian and advocate extends her 'Fresh Off the Bloat Tour' to Columbus this weekend

I owe a lot to Margaret Cho’s 2000 one-woman show, I’m The One That I Want, as an integral part of both my evolving comedy and cultural education. It’s a magnificent, powerful work in which she evokes humor, anger, advocacy, and optimism in one fell swoop, delivered with comedic cadence that is unflinching and physical. […]

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Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

George Wolf George Wolf Artist Laura Parnes Brings Hybrid Rock Doc to Wex

Thursday won’t be Laura Parnes’s first visit to the Wexner Center for the Arts, and she’s excited about that. “I had a film/video residency there, and it was wonderful. I’m very impressed,” she said. Parnes, a New York-based artist and filmmaker, brings her “hybrid” music documentary Tour Without End to the Wex for a screening and Q&A […]

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Preview: 2019 CCAD Fashion Show

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Preview: 2019 CCAD Fashion Show

The Columbus College of Art & Design (CCAD) will once again host the annual CCAD Fashion Show and fundraiser on Friday, May 10, featuring designs and creations by 18 senior fashion design students. All proceeds from the event will go toward student scholarships at CCAD. CCAD fashion design program chair Suzanne Cotton says designers this […]

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Photos: KISS at Nationwide Arena

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos: KISS at Nationwide Arena

Classic rock legends KISS brought their face-paint and over-the-top live show to town on Saturday night. Pyrotechnics, loud guitars and lots of tongue entertained a packed out Nationwide Arena. Currently out for probably their last-ever final tour, the current KISS quartet of Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons, Tommy Thayer and Eric Singer pulled out all the stops, bringing the slightly […]

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Photos: Otherworld Gears Up for Soft Opening

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Photos: Otherworld Gears Up for Soft Opening

Otherworld, the immersive art experience set to call Columbus home, is gearing up for a soft opening in the coming months. As nearly 40 rooms and scenes come together, presale ticket holders will have the opportunity to get a first look before an official grand opening is set for late April or early May. Columbus […]

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Forty Deuce Cafe and Speakeasy Opening as Part of Easton Expansion

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Forty Deuce Cafe and Speakeasy Opening as Part of Easton Expansion

A little bit of Hollywood is coming to Easton Town Center this year.  Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce Cafe and Speakeasy will make its Midwestern debut as part of Easton’s $500 million expansion, currently underway in the northeast area of the development.  In partnership with LOUD Capital, Kane is looking to bring a dynamic experience to […]

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