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Philanthropy Friday: New Directions Career Center

 columbus imPRessions Philanthropy Friday: New Directions Career Center

NDCC is a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization that assists individuals, especially women, in the midst of transition. They serve a diverse population from different social, economic, and educational levels and aid them in attaining and maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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“Definitions Of Character” Exhibit Photo Review

 Kyle Schriner

CAW (Creative Arts of Women) is a collective of women joining their creative forces. Definitions of Character is a self-portrait exhibition designed to introduce the members of CAW. Alexandra Kelley wrote a full preview of the show back in January, which can be read HERE. The show is at the Main Library’s Carnegie Gallery at […]


Louisville Band Kicks off National Tour in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Louisville duo the Sirens, voted National Women’s Music Festival Best New Artists 2009, is debuting their national tour Chasing the Sun! in Columbus, January 16 at 8:00 pm at the Summit on 16th – 82 East 16th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43201 Together as the Sirens since 2007, singer songwriter Hettie Mays and poet Kri Martin […]

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CAW (Creative Arts of Women) Hosts First Exhibit

 Alexandra Kelley Fox

Thanks to Helma Groot and Stephanie Rond, 2010 will be a year of blazed trails for creative women in Columbus. Six months ago the two friends and visual artists founded CAW (Creative Arts of Women), an open-membership collective enabling local artistic ladies to share work, host group shows, perform community service, and support each other’s […]


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 […]


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The Urban Living Tour returns (with strict safety guidelines) on Aug 30!