Archives: All Sides Weekend

All Sides Weekend: Arts and Culture

This hour, we’ll talk about a lineup of arts programming so hot it’ll make you forget how low the mercury had dropped. We’ll hear from the director of a group that crosses boundaries to bring the arts to everyone. We’ll also learn what’s new with Ballet Met, and check in on the happenings at the King Arts Complex.

All Sides Weekend: Music Videos

Music videos help musicians market their songs and add a visual component to an auditory experience. But not every band requires fancy MTV-style productions. This hour we’re talking about the music video production scene here in Columbus. We’ll discuss why bands are choosing to stay local, and the options the city has to offer.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

They say the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. We’re pretty sure that goes for women, too. This hour, as Valentine’s Day approaches, we’ll talk to the chef of one of the city’s most romantic restaurants about how he sets the mood with food. And we’ll get an update on all the latest hot spots for an affectionate evening.

All Sides Weekend: Arts

This hour on All Sides Weekend we’ll get an update on the best of the arts in Columbus. We’ll hear about what’s hot, and what’s sure to keep you warm this season.

All Sides Weekend: Local Music

One of today’s singer/songwriters said the word “country” was “pregnant with innuendo.” But All Sides Weekend isn’t afraid of a little innuendo, so this hour, we’ll talk to some artists who have embraced the term and made it their own. We’ll hear live music played in-studio by our guests, and we’ll talk about what inspires their work.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Author Robin Yocum grew up in Brilliant, OH, and his appearance on All Sides Weekend is a continuation of his illustrious trajectory. He’ll join host Christopher Purdy and the literati for a discussion of the latest and greatest literature. We’ll also talk about what’s keeping the book critics warm during these cold gray days.

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.