In 2013, Chilean-born saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history and shattered jazz’s glass ceiling when she became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American ever to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. Still in her 20s, it’s not too early to start calling her one of the greatest tenor sax players performing today! […]
AXS.com calls pianist/singer/composer Ariel Pocock, “The real deal, a blazing combination of chops, stunning original artistry, and hidden emotional depth.” Whether re-harmonizing the Great American Songbook, dancing on Brazilian turf, or tapping into the music of modern pop masters, she remains a riveting presence. Discover a new and original voice in jazz at this special […]
From cocktails to craft beers, the Columbus bar scene has a lot to offer. Each year our readers and editors help select the top locales all across the city and region. This year saw a couple of newer additions to the Top 20, as well as a slight reordering of some of the older classic […]
From dive bars to cocktail lounges, Columbus has a lot to offer those who are looking for a night out at a local bar. Our Top 10 list below was compiled by our readers and editors to summarize the best spots to find a drink, updated for 2019, 2020 and beyond. In first place this […]
Virtuoso jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling and his quartet return to the Lincoln Theatre with another installment of his jazzy, joyous, year-ending revelry. “Swingin’ in the New Year” completely sold-out in 2016 and 2017. What are the chances of a sell out this year? Don’t find out the hard way. Buy your tickets now!
If you’re a fan of unique cocktails, local craft beer and other social drinking activities, then you likely had a good year of new venues to explore in 2019. Over 100 bars and restaurants opened this year, and our readers and editors helped to round up the top 10 spots to go out for a […]
Join the Mad Mentalist every Wednesday for four rounds of fast-paced, multimedia, buzzer trivia! It’s free to play, with no team size requirements and awesome prizes for each round’s winning team! Plus, categories are suggested by YOU, the audience! Hints and winner photos for each show, as well as current announcements and more, can be […]