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5 Takeaways from LION 2017

Last week, more than 200 publishers gathered on the 8th floor of a Columbia College building in downtown Chicago, IL for the 2017 Annual Conference for Local In...

A Shack on the Tracks

I’ve spent many days of my life sitting across the kitchen table from my nan. During the day, the other members of the family will work in the yard – five acres...

Investing in Community

When someone says "non-profit" or "charity," we usually think about that heart-wrenching Sarah Mclachlan song and sad puppy dog eyes, or the red buckets and bel...

The Girl in the Ice

Detective Chief Inspector Erika Foster has been called back to duty before she feels ready. It seems that sometime earlier, she had led a group of police office...

Joel Gant

Say you live in the Mid-Ohio Valley, you love making your friends laugh, and you one day want to try out stand-up comedy. Where do you go around here to do so? ...

A Night at the Cabaret

Smooth rhythms and the polished voice of Jessica Baldwin filled the air.  As part of the new Stage Door Cabaret Series at the theatre, the Jess Baldwin Quintet ...

Joe Stephens, Local Author

Growing up, Joe Stephens had three career options. He was going to be a slugger in the major leagues, but he wasn’t able to hit a curve ball by 13. He was going...

Peoples Bank Theatre Film Series

Knowing the dominant demographic of this site, I imagine there are few readers who remember the glory days of going to the movies in a truly historic movie hous...

Angela Perley Q&A

Recently, I had the absolute pleasure of having a conversation with Angela Perley (of Angela Perley & the Howlin’ Moons), before her performance at the Mari...

Tony Styer

I had the pleasure of meeting Tony Styer at a community event in Marietta, a little over a year ago. He seemed like a friendly guy, who while working at a vendo...
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