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North Market Seeking Volunteers for Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans

There is still time to volunteer for the Fiery Foods Festival at the North Market, this Saturday, February 21st!  The first event of the year will feature hot and spicy foods, fiesta music, a hot wing sauce contest, TWO chili cook-offs (one for chefs, one for customers), TWO hot wing eating contests, cooking demonstrations, roving […]


Oktoberfest could move back to German Village

Josh Lapp Josh Lapp

From This Week News: Oktoberfest could move to village By David J Cross Each year, it’s common to hear people question why one of the German Village Society’s major events isn’t held in the village. Those people may just get their wish. Bill Curlis, a society trustee and event chair, announced during a board of […]


Agora 6: Let the Planning Begin

Walker Evans Walker Evans

May 16th still sounds like an eternity away, but be sure to mark that date on your calendar for this year’s Agora at Junctionview Studios. The very first planning meeting took place this morning, and the event promises to be bigger and better than ever before. That is… as long as YOU are willing to […]


Best Columbus Festival of 2008: Comfest

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Columbus is home to dozens of annual festivals that draw millions of visitors out to experience art, music, food, people watching, and more. Comfest was at the top of our reader survey and takes home the title of Columbus Underground’s “Best Festival of 2008”. This year’s Comfest saw some Saturday rain, but attendance was still […]


Columbus Arts Festival Seeks New Food Vendors

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Columbus Arts Festival is looking for a few new food vendors for their 48th annual event taking place on June 5, 6, and 7 this year. The festival will once again be held near CCAD in the Discovery District as construction on the riverfront continues over the summer. I’ve always thought that the culinary […]


Best Columbus Event of 2008: Independents’ Day

Anne Evans Anne Evans

(Photo by Tim Lessner) The event voted as the best of 2008 wass also one of the newest: Independents’ Day. The inaugural event was held on September 20th on Gay Street between Third Avenue and Pearl Alley. The street was closed to vehicular traffic and was filled with local musicians, performers, vendors, artists, and creatives. […]


Urban Scrawl celebrates local arts in Franklinton


The Dispatch wrote Festival celebrates arts in Franklinton Sunday, September 28, 2008 BY SPENCER HUNT Sara Adrian had no carefully thought-out image or design for the mural she planned to paint at a Franklinton art festival yesterday. “When you do street painting like this, you don’t have a lot of time to plan,” Adrian said. […]


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