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The Adventures of the VIP: Dress to Impress the Turkey

November 21, 2012

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“Over the river and through the woods, to Grandmother’s house we go! Over the river and through the woods, oh how the wind does blow. It stings the toes and bites the nose, as over the ground we go. Over the river and through the woods, to have a full day of play. Oh, don’t […]

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Addie Talley’s Not-So-Thankful Thanksgiving

November 20, 2012

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When Addie Talley and I sat down a few weeks ago to talk about our Thanksgiving photo shoot for The Real Story, we both had the same idea before we even started talking: Let’s show the contrast of what America wants Thanksgiving to be like and the cold reality of what it often becomes during […]

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The Photography of Martin Howard

November 19, 2012

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Since the inception of Real Story Publishing, art, photography, fashion and culture has been an important part of our mission statement.  With that in mind, The Real Story will be covering more of these topics. RSP wants to be your full service website to get all your information.  So with that in mind, take a […]

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Portrait of the Artist: Stephanie Jackson

November 12, 2012

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Many artists, both of the visual and performing varieties, will go for years – possibly their entire careers – without being noticed. The ones who do receive acclaim are often the beneficiaries of: 1. Luck; 2. aggressive marketing, and/or 3. talent. Stephanie Jackson falls into category #3. Don’t be fooled, she has certainly worked hard […]

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Thomas and Susa Nawrocki: Creating a World of Art

November 8, 2012

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Walking into the Nawrockis’ home in Columbus, Miss. is a whirlwind of artistic delight, with sights and colors emanating from every inch of the dwelling.  With what can only be described as a museum-quality atmosphere, the pieces of art and movie memorabilia bring a certain feel of the old and the new world colliding – […]

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The Art Work of Tom and Susa Nawrocki

November 8, 2012

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Take the time today to enjoy the award-winning artwork of Tom and Susa Nawrocki The first part of the slide show is Susa’s drawings.  Tom’s work in fiber and mixed media completes the project.     Enjoy!   JBS

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The Work of Addie Talley – The Seven Deadly Sins

November 5, 2012

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Addie Talley will be our photographer for our Thanksgiving edition cover.  He is a sample of her work, The Seven Deadly Sins!!   Enjoy!

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A Great Day in Caledonia—–Caledonia Day 2012!

November 3, 2012

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What a great day for the folks in Caledonia!    

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Halloween Shoot from Martin Howard w/Liz Hancock

November 3, 2012

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Open Mic Night Tonight!

October 26, 2012

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Don’t forget, our special Halloween-themed open mic night is just over seven hours away! We hope to see you there!

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Raising Of Funds and Awareness To Take Place At Open Mic Night

September 28, 2012

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The Real Story is sponsoring the monthly open mic might at Tampico Bay Courtyard Bar (1515 College Street) on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at 7 p.m. The focus of this month’s event, however, will be to raise both funds and awareness for the Gregg family as the struggle with the recent diagnosis that their three-month-old […]

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Open Mic Night Is Scheduled For Sept. 28, 2012!

September 27, 2012

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Please join us tomorrow night, Sept. 28, for our monthly open mic night, called “Words & Music.” It’s fun and FREE!

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Cries of “Stella!” To Echo Throughout Downtown Columbus

September 6, 2012

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If you find yourself in downtown Columbus, at about 6 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 7, you may hear some plaintive shouts echoing throughout downtown Columbus. These shouts will, in all likelihood, be interspersed with raucous applause. There’s no cause for alarm, however. This is the annual Hollyhocks “Stella” Shouting Contest. Held every September during the […]

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Only Three Days Until “Stella” Shouting Contest!

September 4, 2012

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Stella-a-a-a-! Stella-a-a-a-a-! Stella-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-! That’s right – the Stella shouting contest is this Friday, Sept. 7, a Hollyhocks (204 5th Street South)!  Come out and join us – it is a lot of fun!

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Only Seven Days Until The Stella Shouting Contest!

August 31, 2012

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Open Mic Night Is Tonight!

August 24, 2012

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We hope to see you there!

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Open Mic Night This Friday!

July 24, 2012

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Just three more days until this exciting open mic night! Join us!  

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Open Mic Night Scheduled!

July 19, 2012

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We are one of the sponsors of this open mic night! Join us on Friday, July 27, 2012, at Tampico Bay Restaurant, starting at 6:30 p.m.!

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Open Mic Night Scheduled for June 29, 2012

June 19, 2012

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Check Out These Articles!

June 5, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 30, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. City of Columbus Awarded $400,000 Brownfields Grant Consumer Corner: The Pit and Cone […]

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Sounds of Summer Concert Series Schedule

May 30, 2012

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Check Out These Articles!

May 29, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 9, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. Ask Meagan! – Topic: Bi-Racial Relationship and Unsupportive Family Consumer Corner: Thai-riffic Cuisine […]

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Tennessee Williams Tribute Committee Releases 2012 Brochure

May 24, 2012

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A printable version of this brochure is available by clicking the following link: Tennessee Williams Tribute Brochure 2012 Special to The Real Story

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Check Out These Articles!

May 15, 2012

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We have recently added the following articles to our website. These articles were originally published in the May 9, 2012 print edition of The Real Story. Simply click on the article title to be re-directed to the appropriate page on our website. America and the War on Women Ask Meagan!: Discrimination in the Workplace Consumer […]

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The Myth of Cultural Homogeneity

May 11, 2012

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Recent articles have focused on the economic consequences of declining birth rates and restrictive immigration policy, and on the more far-reaching changes in society caused by a distortion of the normal age distribution. However, they do not discuss the more fundamental issue underlying the persistent and increasingly xenophobic demands for cultural purity – the insistence […]

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Musician Ean Evans to be Remembered

April 18, 2012

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On Thursday, April 19, 2012, Columbus native and former Lynyrd Skynyrd band member Ean Evans will be remembered at the Riverwalk. A small gathering will take place from 6-8pm, with music and people sharing their memories of Evans. Evans’ widow, Eva, asks that everyone pay it forward and perform some small positive action in Evans’ […]

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Local Boutique Named One of “10 Great Places…”

April 11, 2012

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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in our April 4, 2012 print edition. When do you plan for the future, by looking to the past?  What type of business epitomizes the saying “Everything old is new, again”? When the business in question is a vintage clothing boutique! The Attic, Columbus’ only boutique dealing exclusively […]

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Words & Music: An Evening of Spoken Word and Songs

April 11, 2012

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Check out this cool and FREE event! Special to The Real Story

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Frank Sinatra Tribute Concert Scheduled

April 6, 2012

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What a great opportunity, and it’s FREE! Please note that, although this is a FREE event, tickets must be reserved and picked up in advance. Special to The Real Story

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Shpongle’s Nothing Lasts…But Nothing Is Lost: A Dream Come True

April 2, 2012

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It’s true that politics isn’t, by any stretch of the imagination, my first love. In fact, love isn’t really the right word, in the slightest sense of the idea. But today, I turned to something a little more easy-going: music. Having found myself recovering from what I believe to be a couple of chicken patties […]

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