People

Local History

La Musée Rose

Sometimes, when we see something that exceeds our ability to easily describe it, we rely on a statement like, “If x and y had a baby, that w...

Music

the mid-ohio valley music scene

The Dividends

Sometimes a band steps on stage, and from the first note, they just click. There’s no forced smiling or uncomfortable tension. Each band mem...

Carving out the Notes

A fiddle is another name for the bowed instrument that is more often called a violin. Even though many joke in saying a violin is just a fid...

Fashion

Summer Style

Some men, myself included, have difficulty piecing together a casual outfit while still feeling like they look stylish. A dressy outfit tend...

Modernized Vintage Fashion

When I think of fashion I tend to revisit the fashion over the years and how relevant each style and trend can be during present day.  I lov...

Film Reviews

Rogue One: A Review

Luke Skywalker, R2-D2 and Darth Vader have been household names since 1977. When audiences were introduced to an angsty Tatooine kid and a J...

Theatre

Big Fish

Traveling salesman Edward Bloom and his lovely wife Sandra should be on top of the world. Their successful son Will is getting set to marry ...

Around the World in 80 Days

Most people are at least passingly familiar with Jules Verne’s classic, Around the World in 80 Days, though possibly less so than his oft-...

Book Reviews

Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance is quite vocal about being a hillbilly. He states it in the first page of his book, Hillbilly Elegy, and reiterates it several t...

Falling from Horses

Bud Frazer is a nineteen-year-old kid from Oregon who grew up on a ranch and he’s really good with horses. It’s 1938, the heyday of the movi...

Career

The Epicenter

After many years of deliberation and planning by the community, a new kind of business incubator has launched in Washington County. The Epic...

Dress to Impress

We live in a world today where everyone gets judged immediately upon being seen. We get only one shot to make a first impression and no firs...

Recipes

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Company

Robert isn’t exactly surprised by the party his friends throw for him on his 35th birthday. Nor is he really shocked to find that all of them, couples either ma...

An Array of Opportunities

"Chip Pickering.” Say that name anywhere around the Mid-Ohio Valley and you either get a great big smile or a quizzical stare while whoever you’re talking to ta...

Kona Ice

When Michelle Huxley was looking for a career change, she and partner John Church visited trade shows, considering opening a food truck. When they decided that ...

Brick Street Arts Bash

If you've sometimes thought that downtown Marietta didn't have enough attractions, or you find yourself on a Saturday looking for something to do without emptyi...

Duffels for Domestic Violence

While it is an uncomfortable topic for some, domestic violence is a shockingly common problem in our community. According to the website for the Family Crisis I...

Antioch Road

By way of full disclosure, you should know some things. First, I’m not the regular music reviewer for Clutch. That would be Corey Shields. You can probably see ...

Nacho Average Taco

My first encounter with Nacho Average Taco was a little bit like a back-alley deal. The kind that you saw on those stupid DARE infomercials as a kid, where some...

Destination Design

Anyone looking for an opportunity to have fun, find some amazing décor for their homes, and make a difference for a worthy cause, need look no further than Vien...
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