All Sides Weekend

Chefs in the City: Columbus as a Test Kitchen

Aug 24, 2018
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Columbus has long been a hub for new restaurant chains hoping to test out a wide market.

Multiple chains got started in the capital city Wendy’s, White Castle, Donato’s, and Rooster’s.

Today on All Sides, we discuss the upcoming class of entrepreneurs, and how Columbus is a testing ground for new restaurants. 


The Cultural Impact of Star Wars

Aug 17, 2018
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Star Wars has been a cultural force since the first trilogy began in 1977. Fans have been clamoring for more material and, in the long absences between films, they have created their own. 

The Columbus Museum of Art is displaying some of this art for the final weekend in an exhibit called "Force of Fandom".

Join guest host Clare Roth as she discusses how Star Wars has changed the world, impacted fans, and their creations.


All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Aug 3, 2018
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As summer come to a close, our gardens are abundant with fruits and vegetables ready to be cooked. Join guest host Clare Roth as she learns what Columbus chefs do with this produce and what new restaurants are coming to the city.


All Sides Weekend: Arts and Culture

Jul 27, 2018
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“Urinetown: the Musical” hit the broadway stage in 2011. It’s a satirical comedy that comments on the legal system, capitalism, and more.  Greg Kotis came up with the idea for this musical when he was on a trip through Europe and found a toilet you had to pay to use.  


All Sides Weekend: Costumes In Film

Jul 20, 2018
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Costuming has been an integral part of film and history with many designers coming and going over the years. From silent films to color pictures, the impact costuming has had on film is far reaching. 

All Sides Weekend: Books

Jun 15, 2018

Join guest host Christopher Purdy as we discuss the Columbus library's latest "Quick Picks" and more.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Jun 1, 2018
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With temperatures rising, outdoor dining has come back into style. Join us today as we discuss the newest outdoor eating in Columbus as well as Rick Lopez's newest tapas restaurant Lupo, now open in Upper Arlington.

Chefs in the City

May 4, 2018
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Wine has been lifting spirits for thousands of years. Join guest host Clare Roth as she discusses wine and the perfect wine and food pairings. 

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Apr 6, 2018
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With the rise of craft brewing, the idea brewpubs became a mainstay in the restaurant scene. Now distilleries are getting into the mix with their own take on crafting a dining experience with cocktails. This week, we take a look at how chefs are using spirits for inspiration in their cuisine and the best spots for cocktails across the city.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Mar 16, 2018
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Join guest host Chris Purdy as we speak with author Hanif Abdurraqabib and discuss the newest Quick Picks from the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

Mar 2, 2018
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Chefs in the City is taking a look at the grocery store and how Americans buy food. Join us today as we discuss the best practices to use while grocery shopping and how grocery stores have changed to fit our needs.

All Sides Weekend: African Americans Military Service

Feb 23, 2018
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African American soldiers have always been a significant part of our military history but their contributions are often overlooked. Countless men and women have served bravely despite being subjected to discrimination and unfair treatment.  Join guest host Clare Roth as we discuss the role of African Americans in our military and how it has changed with each passing conflict. 

All Sides Weekend: Books

Feb 16, 2018
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Join us today with guest host Chris Purdy as we discuss Columbus Metropolitan Library's "Quick Picks" as well as Nick White's new book.

All Sides Weekend: Arts

Feb 9, 2018
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Today, join guest host Christopher Purdy to discuss the latest in arts and culture around Columbus.

All Sides Weekend: Political Theatre

Jan 26, 2018
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Much of the subject matter in plays and other art reflects a more liberal point of view. One local theatre company hopes to challenge the status quo and put on productions with a more conservative bent. The Conservative Theatre Festival is hosting its second year at the Shedd Theater in Columbus from January 26th to the 28th.

Join us today with guest host Clare Roth as we discuss conservative theater and how politics is portrayed in performance and art.