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ComFest brings variety to Goodale Park

This past weekend Goodale Park turned into a utopia full of music, art and beer. The festival crossed almost every genre of music including several of Columbus’ own Booty and the Kid, Zootrippin and The Turbos. Walking into the festival, I only knew a handful ...

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What’s Up: June 21-24

Thursday, June 21 Chromeo, 7 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The Canadian-based electro-funk duo will be performing chart-topping hits like “Jealous,” and will be joined by opening act, Pomo. Tickets begin at $27.50 plus fees via Ticketmaster. Sloan, 7 p.m. at ...

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Columbus’ own: Funk Worthy revives jazz

Funk Worthy, a former jazz quartet turned funk band, has broken out of its jazz roots and dived into groovier territory, adapting a sound inspired by artists such as Marvin Gaye, Sly and the Family Stone and Vulfpeck. Funk Worthy began in 2015 at Capital ...

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Columbus Festival Guide: Summer 2017

With too many events to choose from, Columbus offers something for everyone. However,  summer festivals aren’t just about food, music and arts. Bringing the community together is one of the main focuses throughout the city. Celebrating neighborhoods, locally-owned businesses and the city’s distinct culture has ...

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Columbus celebrates 43 years of community

This week marks the 43rd anniversary of Community Festival, or “ComFest” as it has come to be known. With roots originating in the University District, it has grown beyond its origins of food co-ops, tenants unions and underground newspapers to include other vendors such as ...

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Gallery: ComFest 2014

The 42nd annual Community Festival, known as ComFest, graced the grounds of Goodale Park Friday through Sunday. The festival is the largest volunteer-run and administered fest in the United States. This year, the fest tributed its 2014 zeitgeist, aiming to raise awareness of marriage equality, ...

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ComFest to focus on ‘harmony and humanity’

Love, leaf and labor are at the center of ComFest’s theme of “Harmony and Humanity” this weekend. The 42nd annual community festival, known to be the largest volunteer-run and administered fest in the United States, is set to occupy Goodale Park Friday through Sunday. The ...

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