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May 2014 Edition

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Q&A with cartoonist Daniel Clowes

Daniel Clowes made his first visit to Columbus this February to curate his Wexner Center-exclusive exhibition, "Eye of the Cartoonist" (May 17 to Aug. 3). The show features many of Clowes' influences-all of the pieces directly handpicked from the Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum archives. Also on display through August is his traveling career retrospective, "Modern...

First Look: Angry Bear Kitchen

The Angry Bear Kitchen opens today in the former Sage space in Clintonville. During a first look at their soft opening last night, it appears the trio of chefs, who share equal ownership of the restaurant and menu, are well on their way to achieving their initial goal: nose-to-tail cooking presented in a non-intimidating way.

Alaska troopers killed had been on TV police show

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The National Geographic Channel says two Alaska State Troopers who were shot and killed in a remote village had been featured on a show about patrolling the state's wild terrain, but they were not filming at the time of their deaths.

Ray LaMontagne ventures out musically in new album

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - It may be hard to recognize Ray LaMontagne behind all the reverb and distortion on his new album, but the singer-songwriter says it's the most exposed he's ever been on a record.

Narciso Rodriguez cited as top fashion designer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez will receive a National Design Award this year from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, along with 10 other top names in design.

Narciso Rodriguez cited as top fashion designer

WASHINGTON (AP) - Fashion designer Narciso Rodriguez will receive a National Design Award this year from the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, along with 10 other top names in design.

Restaurant Review: Rigsby's Kitchen

The tables at Rigsby's are clad in brown paper, and the servers are wearing jeans. But never fear-the food is still elegantly simple, never easy.

Clarification: John Rich-Stalker story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - In a story April 23, The Associated Press reported that country singer John Rich was part of the duo Big & Rich. The story should have made clear that the duo is still together and touring.

Supernanny Jo Frost takes on tantrums in new book

NEW YORK (AP) - Jo Frost of "Supernanny" fame is out with her seventh book, and she's taking aim at toddlers. More specifically, she focuses on the thing so many parents dread: toddlers and tantrums.

Spring Flea

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Spend your Sunday hunting for great finds at Spring Flea on May 4. The seasonal event from Columbus Flea features roughly 50 vendors selling clothing, jewelry, home décor, vintage goods and more. Spring Flea is...

Book Preview: "Fourth Down and Out"

Columbus plays a starring role in "Fourth Down and Out," the debut novel from veteran reporter Andrew Welsh-Huggins. In this excerpt, meet the hero, private eye Andy Hayes.

Teen finds meaning in 1950s popularity guide

NEW YORK (AP) - Respecting or learning from one's elders isn't exactly a top priority for most teens. They're too busy texting or mastering the latest social media platform to relate to the idea that their grandparents ever battled teenage issues like acne or fitting in.

Correction: Paul Simon-Edie Brickell-Arrests story

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) - In a story April 28 about the arrest of Paul Simon and Edie Brickell, The Associated Press, relying on information from police, erroneously reported Brickell's age. She is 48, not 47.

Teen finds meaning in 1950s popularity guide

NEW YORK (AP) - Respecting or learning from one's elders isn't exactly a top priority for most teens. They're too busy texting or mastering the latest social media platform to relate to the idea that their grandparents ever battled teenage issues like acne or fitting in.

'Scandal' co-star Short's personal woes add up

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Columbus Short is a master of career reinvention. The "Scandal" co-star began working in commercials as a teenager, became a choreographer for Britney Spears and then turned actor and landed on the hit ABC political thriller.

'A Gentleman's Guide' leads Tony nominations

NEW YORK (AP) - The musical "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," a musical romp in which a poor man comically eliminates the eight heirs ahead of him for a title, has nabbed a leading 10 Tony Award nominations.

Tony Award nominations to be announced Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) - Suspense was the mood on Broadway in the hours before Tony Award nominations are announced, with no obvious front-runners for best musical or play emerging this year.

Paul Simon, Edie Brickell arrested in Connecticut

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) - Paul Simon and his wife, Edie Brickell, were arrested on disorderly conduct charges by officers investigating a family dispute, but the couple held hands in court Monday and said they did not feel threatened by the other.

Beauty Review: Aveda Nourish-Mint Lip Definer

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I've been inspired recently to dig my brightly colored lipstick out of my makeup drawer, but I often hesitate. I tend to be very self-conscious about the way it looks on my...

Democrat Aiken goes for GOP-heavy House district

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Singer-songwriter Clay Aiken doesn't have a problem with name recognition. But that doesn't mean voters in North Carolina's 2nd Congressional District will send the "American Idol" star to Washington to represent them in Congress.

Diggers begin quest to unearth Atari's E.T. games

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A construction crew is digging through several feet of dirt and trash in a New Mexico landfill to reach what they believe is a giant cache of cartridges from what some call the worst video game ever made.

Diggers begin quest to unearth Atari's E.T. games

ALAMOGORDO, N.M. (AP) - A construction crew is digging through several feet of dirt and trash in a New Mexico landfill to reach what they believe is a giant cache of cartridges from what some call the worst video game ever made.

Anthony Heimann promotes fashion design in Wyoming

Anthony Heimann graduated with an associate's degree in fashion merchandising and a bachelor's degree in marketing from Johnson & Wales University in North Miami. He worked for a designer in Florida for four years, during which he won the designer's choice award at the Miami Beach International Fashion Week.

Dish of the week: Pastrami cured steak at The Rossi

Outside of a steakhouse, it's hard to sell me on ordering a steak at a restaurant. It's not that I don't appreciate a good steak, I do. And it's not that I think the featured filet or strip won't be good, because it typically is. It's that there's always something on the menu that intrigues me more. But this week chef Andrew Smith at The Rossi turned my head with his wonderful preparation of a Pastrami Cured New York Strip.

Prepping your home for sale

As a realtor and a home stager, Colleen Lora knows a thing or two about what sells. She offers insider advice.

Singer Marc Anthony to produce album in English

MIAMI (AP) - Marc Anthony's latest Spanish-language album "3.0" is a hit, and his single "Vivir mi vida" topped the charts for 18 weeks. But Anthony isn't satisfied. He wants to reconquer a broader market with a new project in English.

Ohio women held captive seek Joan Rivers' apology

CLEVELAND (AP) - Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.

Bieber trial delayed on DUI, other charges to July

MIAMI (AP) - Trial was delayed Wednesday until July for pop star Justin Bieber on driving under the influence and other charges after his lawyers asked for more time to examine evidence and discuss whether to accept a possible plea deal.

We Call the Arena District Home

Columbus Blue Jacket Brandon Dubinsky and his wife decided on a condo at North Bank Park in the Arena District after moving to Columbus from New York City

We Call Beechwold Home

Once Sarah and Joey Hebdo decided to live in Columbus, it didn't take long for them to discover Beechwold was the perfect fit.

Cat Deeley ditches fun side for bad girl role

NEW YORK (AP) - U.K.-born and bred Cat Deeley has found a place in Hollywood, thanks to hosting the Fox dance competition show, "So You Think You Can Dance," which will launch its 11th season next month.

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Skip happy hour for some spring cleaning

Why not skip the trip to your usual watering hole, dust off some old clothes and do a little a spring cleaning after work? If you caught the story in our current issue, you know Green Columbus organizes the nation's largest Earth Day volunteer effort. This means there are dozens of opportunities to pitch in this week-20 of which are happening today. You can browse the full list of today's service...

High court hears streaming TV case

WASHINGTON (AP) - Supreme Court justices debated Tuesday whether they can side with broadcasters in a copyright challenge to an Internet startup company without threatening the burgeoning world of cloud computing.

Bieber seeks delay in Fla. DUI trial

MIAMI (AP) - Justin Bieber is seeking a delay in his trial currently scheduled to begin next month on Florida charges of driving under the influence, resisting arrest and driving with an expired license.

A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box'

NEW YORK (AP) - ABC's brainy new medical drama "Black Box" does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.

A bipolar doctor probes the brain on 'Black Box'

NEW YORK (AP) - ABC's brainy new medical drama "Black Box" does a neat trick: It dares viewers to imagine for themselves the cost-benefit ratio of addiction, and does it without taking a firm stand.

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

NEW YORK (AP) - NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.

Custom Eyewear at B. Tuckerman

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Want to look like a celebrity? You can, if you head to B. Tuckerman Unique Eyewear this spring. Owner Barbi Tuckerman is one of only two retailers in the United States to carry custom frames made by Kerin Rose Weinberg, Lady...

Why are Americans obsessed with missing plane?

PERTH, Australia (AP) - From the disappearances of aviator Amelia Earhart to labor union leader Jimmy Hoffa, there's just something about a good mystery that Americans find too tantalizing to resist. Perhaps that's why the saga of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has continued to rivet the country long after people elsewhere have moved on.

High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) - Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they say threatens their financial well-being.

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