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2012: A Year in Nonviolent Dissent

2012: A Year in Nonviolent Dissent

“It gets into your system … the force and power of nonviolence.” The above quotation is taken from a Guernica essay by Eamon Kircher Allen that was published in April this year. In April I had just returned from Egypt and was about to embark on a summer course through the International Center for Nonviolent … Continue reading

Condom Couture

Condom Couture

Condom Couture is a Project Runway-style annual event where local students create dresses entirely out of condoms, modeled by people from the community. The show was inspired by a 2008 study by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which found that one in four teenage girls in the United States has a sexually transmitted infection. … Continue reading

Celebrate Local/International

Celebrate Local/International

Celebrate Local pop-up store at Easton. Photo by Karen Dion “Local” is huge here in Ohio. We’ve got the farmers’ market CSAs; the microbreweries; microdistilleries; the micro coffee roasters, food trucks and great independent restaurants like Surly Girl. There’s a pop-up store open right now at Easton called, appropriately, Celebrate Local, that sells only handmade … Continue reading

Columbus Dessert Tour

    Not even an afternoon-long dessert tour of Columbus could make this sweet lover sick: My latest piece at the Ohio Tourism Division blog.