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The Confluence Cast: Nina West

Tim Fulton Tim Fulton The Confluence Cast: Nina West

Take your broken heart and turn it into art. This week, I sat down with Andrew Levitt, AKA Nina West, Columbus’s predominant drag queen and champion. It’s been 20 years since Andrew became Nina; high time to take stock in his career and what’s next. We discussed how he got started, the cultural phenomena of drag, the importance of being resourceful and scrappy, what’s it’s like being on Drag Race, and how he manages his career.

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Nina West Announces ‘Heels of Horror’ Variety Show

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Nina West Announces ‘Heels of Horror’ Variety Show

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, drag queen, actor and singer Nina West will launch her new spooktacular Halloween Variety Show “Heels of Horror,” in partnership with LGBTQ charity Equitas Health. The three-episode series, which will be released on demand through Vimeo, was filmed at the Lincoln Theater and features Nina performing a mix of Halloween classics and pop hits with […]

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Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Susan Post Susan Post Bites & Sips: Lineage Debuts Cans, Woodbury Adds Breakfast, New Eats at Woodlands & More

Pizza in Clintonville, bar food in Grandview, a breakfast happy hour and more bite-sized morsels of food news to be discovered in the latest Bites & Sips. Find out what’s happening in the world of drinking and (mostly takeout) dining in Central Ohio, from new beers and boozy slushies, to new apps for contactless coffee […]

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The Top 10 Local Artists of 2019

Best of CU Best of CU The Top 10 Local Artists of 2019

Art can take many forms — from visual arts to performing arts, and from music to film to dance. This year, we interviewed and profiled dozens of artists and arts events throughout Columbus, but one local artist made waves on the national stage in a very big way. Columbus’ own Nina West made her long awaited […]

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Drag Meets Opera for Nina West Debut at Southern Theatre

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Drag Meets Opera for Nina West Debut at Southern Theatre

A brand-new show featuring both drag and opera will host drag queen, actor, and RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11 alum Nina West. While there are still very little details on the performance, it’s to be assumed West will demonstrate her singing chops. Her third studio album, “The West Christmas Ever” was released on Nov. 8. […]

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HighBall Halloween

  HighBall Halloween

HighBall Halloween is the nation’s most elaborate costume party. Staged in the fashion capital of Columbus, this yearly event for the Halloween season bridges runway style with the culture of the Short North Arts District. Be a part of the HighBall Halloween street spectacle and model yourself on High Street. At HighBall Halloween, you are […]

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HighBall Halloween

  HighBall Halloween

HighBall Halloween is the nation’s most elaborate costume party. Staged in the fashion capital of Columbus, this yearly event for the Halloween season bridges runway style with the culture of the Short North Arts District. Be a part of the HighBall Halloween street spectacle and model yourself on High Street. At HighBall Halloween, you are […]

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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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