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.
September 6, 2013
Late summer is a good time of year to be hungry. Summer’s fresh fruits are still around while fall’s vegetables have started rolling in, and the result is a bounty of the best. Coming up we’ll talk about what to eat and where to get it.
August 30, 2013
For a city of its size, Columbus has a pretty happening music scene. This hour, host Eric French and his musical panel will fill us in on what’s new and what must be heard. Plus, we’ll learn about all the intriguing venues that make the music experience complete. Whether you’re into pop, folk, rock or Enka, there’s something for everyone.
August 23, 2013
What better way to celebrate the day after Claude Debussy’s birthday than with an hour discussing arts and culture in central Ohio? Join host Christopher Purdy and his panel of bon vivants as they provide an update of what’s sure to class us up. We’ll hear all about art, this season’s drama queens and kings, all things dignified and some things not
August 16, 2013
Have you visited your local library lately? Well, you should. Where else can you peruse a thousand books, learn a foreign language, chat with your neighbors and get homework help all at the same time? This hour of All Sides Weekend, we’ll talk to a Columbus Metro Library manager about what’s coming up, and get our book critics’ latest lit picks.
July 26, 2013
This hour’s all about classy cultural fun around Columbus. Even if you haven’t been blessed with the grace of a ballerina or the pipes of a coloratura, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the arts in central Ohio. We’ll hear what’s coming up and what can’t be missed, and we’ll get a live in-studio performance from a local musician.
July 12, 2013
Ideally vacations give us a chance to relax and recuperate, but often we find ourselves needing a post-vacation vacation. This hour of All Sides Weekend, we’ll discuss ways to enjoy our time off, and strategies for stress-free travel with special needs kids. We’ll highlight the challenges and pleasures of trips with the whole family.
July 5, 2013
Central Ohio’s up to its eyeballs in culture this time of year! This hour, we’ll hear what’s happening with the ProMusica Chamber Orchestra, find out more about a new acting company called A Portable Theater, and WOSU’s popular music critic Eric French will host a segment on local bands, featuring a local artist.
June 28, 2013
The local (but not lo-cal) movement has hit Columbus by storm, and more chefs than ever are using veggies from a community garden, and meat from the farm next door. This hour of Chefs in the City, we’ll talk to a local chef, and examine why food always tastes better when it’s not flown in from Timbuktu. Plus we’ll get our critics’ latest picks.