November 1, 2013
You know the saying: Poach a man a fish, feed him for an evening; teach him to poach fish, feed dinner parties for a lifetime. This hour we’ll focus on honing your at-home cooking technique, just in time to do a dry-run (and some dry rum) before the holidays. Then we’ll get a fair fare rundown of Columbus restaurants from our culinary panel.
October 25, 2013
‘Tis the season to curl up with a cup of something hot (no judgment) and crack open a good book. This hour, host Chris Purdy and his panel will fill us in on Fall’s must-reads. We’ll also hear an interview with Wally Lamb, whose new book, We are Water explores the themes of racial violence, class struggles and the quest for creativity.
October 4, 2013
Robert Louis Stevenson called wine “bottled poetry.” And this hour is all about potent potables. Even if you can’t tell a Malbec from a milkshake, a meal’s beverages can make or break your whole experience.
September 27, 2013
This hour some of Columbus’ hottest musicians join host Eric french for a discussion of life on a recording label. Singer-songwriter Josh Krajcik and local band Saintseneca–whose sound is folky, country and a little punky–will talk about their music, the business side of things, and play a little something live in the studio.
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.