Archives: Music

All Sides Weekend: Arts with Christopher Purdy

Join “All Sides Weekend” host Christopher Purdy and guests for a late summer preview of the best music, dance, and theater Columbus has to offer.

All Sides Weekend Arts: Cheap Seats Edition

Everybody likes a night on the town, but it can be hard to experience what central Ohio has to offer without breaking the bank. This hour we’ll talk about how to see the latest shows and exhibits even if your wallet’s feeling light. And we’ll get a rundown of all the latest dance, arts, theater and music events to put on your must-see list.

African Americans in Opera

Wagner, Verdi…Joplin. Scott Joplin, the composer known for his ragtime pieces, also wrote opera. In fact, in the last hundred years, several African-American composers have made significant contributions to opera and yet almost none are household names. We’ll talk about black composers, and take a look at an upcoming concert featuring their works

The Music and Culture of Ohiolina

First there was Pennsyltucky; now there’s Ohiolina– the festival celebrating the music and culture of the I-77 corridor that runs from Ohio to North Carolina. The route picks up Appalachian customs along the way. We’ll learn about the festival and hear some live music; then we’ll investigate why the Carolinas are Ohioans’ favorite vacation spot.

The Music and Culture of Ohiolina

First there was Pennsyltucky; now there’s Ohiolina– the festival celebrating the music and culture of the I-77 corridor that runs from Ohio to North Carolina. The route picks up Appalachian customs along the way. We’ll learn about the festival and hear some live music; then we’ll investigate why the Carolinas are Ohioans’ favorite vacation spot.

On Tour with Lez Zep, Alice Cooper and The Who

By all accounts, 1973 was a pretty wild year. In his new book, What You Want Is In The Limo, author Michael Walker takes us on tour with Led Zeppelin, Alice Cooper and The Who. We’ll talk to Walker about the groupies, the parties, the drugs and how commercial successes and excesses of that decade gave rise to the modern rock star.

Songwriting in Central Ohio

We all know that songs magically show up on our computers and iPods, but where do they really come from? From what well of imagination do they spring? Music is a multi-billion dollar business now, but it all still starts with a song writer, a lyricist and an idea. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about songwriting in central Ohio.

Songwriting in Central Ohio

We all know that songs magically show up on our computers and iPods, but where do they really come from? From what well of imagination do they spring? Music is a multi-billion dollar business now, but it all still starts with a song writer, a lyricist and an idea. On this hour of “All Sides,” we’ll talk about songwriting in central Ohio.

All Sides Weekend: The Best of Arts and Culture in Central Ohio

Join Classical 101 Host Christopher Purdy to discuss all things artsy in Central Ohio.

Picturing Rock ‘n’ Roll with Baron Wolman

Baron Wolman was the first photographer for Rolling Stone magazine. He documented the rising rock era in the late 1960′s and joins All Sides to discuss his experiences.