December 13, 2013
They say hindsight is 20/20, so put on your specs and get ready to gaze into the rear view mirror. This hour, Christopher Purdy and his panel take a look back at the best of this year’s dance, music, theater and visual arts in Columbus. They’ll also discuss what it takes to keep the arts in business, and what trends to look for in 2014.
December 6, 2013
This season is primetime for cooks, but not everybody wants to spend all day peeling potatoes or roasting lamb. And even great chefs need a break from the festivities. On this hour of Chefs in the City, we’ll hear about great options for dining OUT for the holidays. We’ll also talk to Richard Blondin, chef at Columbus’ top French eatery.
November 15, 2013
Even those who banged away at the piano or wheezed into a flute are rarely sorry they took lessons. In this hour of All Sides Weekend, host Eric French and his guests talk about the role of music education in their lives–both as students and teachers. We’ll also discuss how technology is changing songwriting and what’s playing locally.
November 8, 2013
Grab your opera glasses, your ballet slippers and your walkin’ shoes! This hour we’ll be discussing the latest in central Ohio’s arts and culture.
November 1, 2013
You know the saying: Poach a man a fish, feed him for an evening; teach him to poach fish, feed dinner parties for a lifetime. This hour we’ll focus on honing your at-home cooking technique, just in time to do a dry-run (and some dry rum) before the holidays. Then we’ll get a fair fare rundown of Columbus restaurants from our culinary panel.
October 25, 2013
‘Tis the season to curl up with a cup of something hot (no judgment) and crack open a good book. This hour, host Chris Purdy and his panel will fill us in on Fall’s must-reads. We’ll also hear an interview with Wally Lamb, whose new book, We are Water explores the themes of racial violence, class struggles and the quest for creativity.
October 4, 2013
Robert Louis Stevenson called wine “bottled poetry.” And this hour is all about potent potables. Even if you can’t tell a Malbec from a milkshake, a meal’s beverages can make or break your whole experience.
September 27, 2013
This hour some of Columbus’ hottest musicians join host Eric french for a discussion of life on a recording label. Singer-songwriter Josh Krajcik and local band Saintseneca–whose sound is folky, country and a little punky–will talk about their music, the business side of things, and play a little something live in the studio.
September 20, 2013
Although it doesn’t feel like it on Mondays, weekends can creep up without warning. Lest you be caught off guard, All Sides is laying out a slew of appealing weekend options right here in central Ohio. Join host Christopher Purdy and his gang of culture enthusiasts for the best bets in dance, music and a culinary caper or two.
September 13, 2013
Not quite done with your summer reading list? Neither are we. This week, host Christopher Purdy and his bookish minions gather to discuss what’s new in the literary world. We’ll get their picks and hear what’s got you reading by candlelight as the days get shorter. We’ll also learn about all the great stuff coming up at Thurber House.