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2009 Columbus International Film + Video Festival


What do dead people (as in zombies), pornography, mortgage foreclosures, genetically modified food, and strawberry jam have in common? The longest running film festival in the US, the 57th Columbus International Film + Video Festival. Beginning with three “Early Bird” screenings in October the festival kicks off an amazingly diverse spread of films “you can’t […]

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The Murder Ballads of Angela Perley

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Don’t be fooled by Angela Perley’s youthfulness and honeyed disposition; she and her country-fried indie rock mean business. A native of Hilliard, she began her musical career while attending Ohio University. She played in Athens folk-rock bands Vintage Green and Scarlet and the Yellow Moons before moving back earlier this year to dive into the […]


Local Designer’s Specialty is Comfortable Couture

Melanie McIntyre Melanie McIntyre

If you’re like me, more than ready to cast off your layered winter wardrobe in favor of something a bit lighter, imaginative and, if possible, locally-produced, look no further than Torn Angel by Esther Chung. Chung, a Columbus College of Art and Design instructor, says her womenswear line consists of “one-of-a-kind, sculptural pieces” that are […]


Go Figure Consignment Opens in Short North in April

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Just the other day it was announced that Counter Culture would be closing up shop in the Short North, but today we’re announcing that “Go Figure Consignment” is going to be the new shop to take its place at 988 North High Street. Go Figure is a women’s full-figured consignment shop specializing in sizes 12 […]


Bakery Gingham Opens in New Location on Saturday

Anne Evans Anne Evans

German Village is getting even sweeter. Amanda Ellis is moving her sweet shop Bakery Gingham to a bigger space on Thurman Avenue. The new space has allowed her to expand her selection of goodies too! Bakery Gingham became well-known as the delicious and beautiful cupcake spot next to the Brown Bag Deli. She offered six […]


Jolene Molitoris is New Head of ODOT

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Press Release: Ohio Governor Ted Strickland today appointed Jolene Molitoris as the next director of the Ohio Department of Transportation, upon the retirement of current ODOT Director James Beasley on January 30th. Assistant Director Molitoris will be the first woman to lead this multi-modal agency. “Jim has made lasting impacts during his time at the […]


Columbus attempts to woo NCAA Women’s Final Four

Walker Evans Walker Evans

  The Dispatch wrote City pulls out all the stops to woo NCAA Women’s Final Four  Thursday, October 16, 2008 BY MARGARET HARDING Cheerleaders are part of NCAA basketball tournaments — and, at least yesterday, they were part of efforts to bring the Women’s Final Four to Columbus. Everywhere they went during a tour of […]


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