August 29, 2014
Though it’s still plenty hot out, fall is fast approaching, but not before some excellent music festivals wrap up the season. This hour we’ll talk about the best late summer music festivals in the area, including Ohiolina, a celebration of the tunes of the I-77 corridor, and this year’s East Franklinton Independents’ Day celebration.
August 22, 2014
The new world of e-readers has been great for those who want quick, inexpensive literature, but it’s been a mixed bag for small publishers. This hour we’ll talk to the CEO of a local publishing company about that, and about the benefits of books you can flip through. We’ll also get the latest late summer recommendations from our critics.
August 8, 2014
Is there anything better than a whole meal at half-price? This hour we’ll talk about the new deals on dining the city has to offer. And if the idea of a supper club conjures brandy snifters and smoking jackets, Gallerie Bar and Bistro’s new group will redefine that image. And we’ll get our critics’ latest summer restaurant picks.
August 1, 2014
Later this month Columbus will host the first Fashion Meets Music Festival, but the Festival has some time to fill now that they’ve pulled headliner R. Kelly. This hour we’ll talk about the festival and the uproar that forced Kelly to withdraw. Then, as Dublin gears up for the Irish Festival, we’ll discuss the roots and future of Celtic music.
July 18, 2014
The arts scene is heating up this summer with lots of dance and theater events. This hour we’ll talk about what’s new at the Columbus Museum of Art, what’s traveling all the way from Broadway, and what’s playing here in our own backyard.
July 11, 2014
Itâ€™s the height of the growing season, and many restaurants in Central Ohio now partner with local farms to procure the freshest ingredients available. Others cultivate their own gardens either on premises or close-by. This hour we’ll talk with one local chef who can simply walk upstairs to pick veggies. Plus, we’ll get some new restaurant reviews
June 27, 2014
It’s that time again…time to head down to Goodale Park for a weekend of art, food and music at Columbus’ 42nd annual Comfest! This hour we’ll talk to a documentarian about the festival’s long and colorful history, and we’ll hear from some of Comfest’s featured musicians. Plus, we’ll get a preview of who’s playing, and this year’s must-see acts.
June 20, 2014
What could be better than a warm evening, a picnic dinner and a literary lecture? Nothing, of course! This hour we’ll learn which authors will be featured at Thurber House’s Literary Picnic series, and when to set up your lawn chairs. We’ll also get the latest on opportunities for young writers, and hear about the must-read books of the season.
June 13, 2014
The Columbus Arts Festival may be behind us, but the city’s art scene is just heating up! We’ll talk about what’s hot in music, dance and visual arts, and find out why local singers have love, jealousy, betrayal and murder on the mind. To be? Not? The Actors’ Theatre has tons of free Shakespeare, and we’ll get the details this hour.
May 30, 2014
Katzinger’s Deli has been serving mile-high pastrami sandwiches for 30 years, and the Columbus landmark just opened a satellite location in the North Market. This hour we’ll talk about what goes into the decision to expand operations, and about the pros and pitfalls of doubling business. Plus, the latest restaurant picks from our food critics.