Archives: All Sides Weekend

The Arts and Social Change

Art doesn’t just sit on a wall, or dance on a stage, or evaporate into the ether. It has the power to make enormous societal improvements. This hour’s guests are an artist/homeless advocacy team who paired up to raise awareness and funding for a badly needed shelter. We’ll talk about the partnership and the power of practical creativity.

All Sides Weekend: Sensory-Friendly Performances

Everyone should have equal access to the arts, but few theaters and programs are designed with the specific needs of the audience in mind. This hour we’ll talk about a local organization that works to promote the enrichment of art for all abilities, across all mediums.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

It’s a new year, and this means it’s time to treat your palate to some new flavors. Join All Sides Weekend host, Marilyn Smith, ,Columbus restaurant critics and chef, John Dornback, to decide what tastes, both new and old, are must-tries for 2014.

All Sides Weekend: Arts Retrospective

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.

All Sides Weekend: The Music of 2013

Music critics looking back at 1913 had a lot to talk about: the dawn of Modernism, a young upstart named Irving Berlin, and the riot Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” incited in Paris. A century later, on this edition of All Sides Weekend, we’ll look back at the local music of 2013–what made a splash, and what flew under the radar.

All Sides Weekend: The Music of 2013

Music critics looking back at 1913 had a lot to talk about: the dawn of Modernism, a young upstart named Irving Berlin, and the riot Igor Stravinsky’s “Rite of Spring” incited in Paris. A century later, on this edition of All Sides Weekend, we’ll look back at the local music of 2013–what made a splash, and what flew under the radar.

All Sides Weekend: Arts Retrospective

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.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

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.

All Sides Weekend: Local Music

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.

All Sides Weekend: Arts and Culture

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.