A few stories and events to help you celebrate getting through half of the year.
I don't know how it happened, but it's June already. Time just keeps sneaking by and I'm not sure how to feel about it. If you had a busy weekend (as in if you went to see The Rolling Stones; I'm incredibly jealous), we have a few stories and events to help you celebrate getting through half of the year.
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Concert Review: The Rolling Stones at Ohio Stadium
From the looks of the Saturday night show, The Rolling Stones aren't planning on slowing down. Throughout the legendary act's 130-minute set in front of 60,000 fans, the Stones played just like they always have. Though at times predictable, the Stones put on a stellar show. Plus, they performed "Hang on Sloopy," which is pretty freaking cool.
Bibliohio: Recommended reading from the heart-shaped state
Looking for some summer reading? Well look no further. We've found two outstanding poets from our own great state of Ohio to cure your summer boredom.
From Crave - Get Bitter! Columbus Negroni Week starts today
Throughout this week, at least 60 bars will be participating in Negroni Week. The week will feature the classic bitter cocktail, as well as bars who take twists on the drink. If you're looking for an excuse to go out and try different types of negronis every night, here's your chance. While the week is a lot of fun, a portion of each drink will benefit a cause of the bar's choice.
Tomorrow Today: Two events to attend tomorrow
7 p.m. - Meet the Authors: Piper Kerman
Recent Columbus transplant Piper Kerman, famous for her memoir, "Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison," will be at Westerville Central High School to discuss her book and current prison issues. She will also be doing a book signing after. Registration must be done before and is $15. Get there early - seating is first come, first serve. It's the perfect event to get ready for the third season of the memoir's Netflix adaptation, which launches June 12. Anyone else ready to binge watch?
8 p.m. - Megan Palmer with Darrin Bradbury and Chase Potter
Natalie's Coal-Fired Pizza & Live Music is hosting a night full of music with Ohio native Megan Palmer leading the show. Each musician comes from a variety of influences and unique experiences. It's $10 to get in.