June 21, 2013
Tis the season of summer beach reads, and whether you’re planning to snuggle up with Ulysses, or relax with a bodice-ripper, this hour of All Sides Weekend has plenty of suggestions to keep you afloat. We’ll also be joined by journalist and author Julia Keller, who will tell us about her first mystery novel, set in rural West Virginia.
May 31, 2013
Ever dream of going into business for yourself? That’s what Paul Yow, former head chef of Barcelona did. He and his wife, Hae, opened Hae-Paul’s, an Asian-fusion bistro in downtown Columbus, where they cook all the food themselves. This hour, we’ll talk with Yow about the transition, and maybe about his excellent Bulgogi.
May 17, 2013
This hour of All Sides Weekends, host Christopher Purdy and his literary guests will discuss the latest picks for your reading list. The show will also feature an interview with OSU grad Claire Vaye Watkins, whose new collection of stories, Battleborn, has won numerous accolades, including the prestigious Story Prize.
May 3, 2013
In less than a week, The Taste of Dine Originals will hold their annual bash spotlighting a slew of the area’s finest chefs, farmers, vintners and brewers. This hour, we’ll hear more about the event from a Dine Originals exec, and one of the event’s featured local chefs. Then our restaurant critics share their latest picks.
April 12, 2013
Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “If we encounter a man of rare intellect, we should ask him what books he reads.” This hour of All Sides Weekend takes Emerson’s advice to heart. Plus, we’ll learn about book collecting from a well-known local dealer, and hear more from the author of a new book of essays about dreams.
March 22, 2013
If you’re like most Ohioans, springtime probably has you feeling all peripatetic. To help you decide how to scratch your travel itch, this hour of All Sides Weekend will give the lowdown on great destinations close to home and what’s worth the schlep.
March 15, 2013
In this hour of All Sides Weekend, host Christopher Purdy will fill us in on what’s going on in the Columbus arts world. From fun events this weekend, to must-see upcoming productions, we’ll learn what not to miss in Buckeye City.
March 8, 2013
In this hour of All Sides Weekend, host Christopher Purdy will discuss what’s new in the literary world with with three of Columbus’ top book worms. So, what’s between your covers? Call in and let us know.
January 25, 2013
Since the weather outside is so very frightful lately, it’s much easier to cozy up on the couch with a good read than do just about anything else. On this segment of All Sides Weekend, Classical 101 Host Christopher Purdy will host a panel to talk about the top books for the season.
January 11, 2013
It’s the movie awards season and it’s time to honor the great films of 2013. On this hour, WOSU Midday Host Amy Juravich will preview the Golden Globe awards as well as discuss the newly announced Oscar nominations.