Arts and Entertainment in Columbus, Ohio and Central Ohio
Cool Places to Go in Columbus Year Round
It's no secret that Columbus' weather is fickle, flaky and down right funky sometimes. You could have rain, sleet, snow, sun and wind all in the same week or the same day! On those days when you and the meteorologist aren't quite sure what is going on outside, these cool spots are fun year-round.
Short North Places to Stay
The Short North District, a neighborhood known for its eclectic and electric vibe has enough attractions you may just want to stay the weekend in its friendly and fun neighborhoods. Here are a few places to stay.
Short North Galleries Part 1
Columbus is rich in the arts, no where is that more apparent than in the Short North District, a neighborhood known for its eclectic and electric vibe. This is part one of two articles looking at the galleries of the area.
Short North Galleries Part 2
Columbus is rich in the arts, no where is that more apparent than in the Short North District, a neighborhood known for its eclectic and electric vibe. This is part two of two articles looking at the galleries of the area.
More Free March Events and Activities
Guess what?! I found more fabulous things to do in Columbus this month for free or close to it! Now you really have no excuse not to go out and try something new or visit an old fave.
Singing and Dancing in February
Kick up your heels this month and sing your heart out. Here is my top picks for hot shows this month.
Unique Columbus Museums and Galleries
Columbus is not only a hot spot for sports and gourmet cuisine, it also has a thriving arts scene. Sure everyone knows about the Columbus Museum of Art, but there are other museums that are not as well known. Let's explore them!
Columbus and Central Ohio Fourth of July Fireworks Times
In Central Ohio, we celebrate the Fourth of July for days on end. Kicking off July 1st with Red, White and Boom - the Midwest's Largest Fireworks Display - and filling in the weekend with local festivals, family-friendly events, free concerts and local fireworks display for the cities that make up Central Ohio. This jam-packed weekend can only...
May Calendar of Events
A listing for May events in Columbus Ohio.
April Events and Activities
Things to do in April in Columbus Ohio.
Columbus Ohio Earth Day Activities and Events
Earth Day activities for Central Ohio, including Columbus Ohio.
Columbus Museum of Art - Kid Activities
Kid hands-on activities at the Columbus Museum of Art.
10 Free Things to Do This Fall
Looking for free things to do this fall in Columbus? Of course you are! We central Ohioans are a practical bunch, and we know that free fun is always a good thing. Here are 10 free things to do -- if you know of more, please add them at the bottom link.
Columbus Museums Are Worth Your Time
Columbus has Museums to fit every taste. Naturally there are art museums -- the Wexner is internationally known for its contemporary shows -- but we have some surprises, too. There are military museums and history and kids museums and the number one science museum in the nation!
Thurber House Author Talks
Fiction, memoirs and history – spiced up with a big dash of humor – describes this fall’s Thurber House Author Talks. These talks are a great way to meet authors, hear excerpts from their latest works, talk about the writing process and eat cookies. And, books signed by the author make great gifts.
Not My Baggage -- Artist Helma Groot at Port Columbus
Public art in Columbus can be as elegant and sparse as a Henry Moore sculpture or as literal as the giant Christopher Columbus on Columbus State's campus. But a lot of Columbus' public art is whimsical, with just a touch of irony. Take, for example, artist Helma Groot's newest mobiles dangling at the Ohio Arts Council's <i>Port Columbus Gateway to The Arts</i> at the Columbus airport.
Phoenix Theatre – Live Theater for Children
The Phoenix Theatre – Columbus’ award-winning live theater for children has been entertaining families and classrooms since 1993. Here's the 2009-2010 season line-up.
Ohio Arts Council Database Links Employers with Artists and Others
www.ArtsWorkOhio.org is the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) free, searchable database. Employers can list arts and cultural sector jobs, internships and board positions on the site for free. People looking for jobs, etc. can search the database — also for free.
CATCO -- Live Theater in Columbus
Want to be entertained, inspired, provoked? Check out Catco's 26th season of live theatre filled with drama, suspense and comedy.
Broadway Across America
The 2009-2010 Broadway across America Columbus schedule is packed with powerful musicals for kids, teens and adults.
Photos from Broadway Across America
The kick of live theater is the immediacy, the you-are-part-of-it realness of the stage, the characters, the action and the crowd around you. These photos give you a just a taste of the 2009-2010 Broadway Across America series.
Big name concerts, sports and shows in the Arena District between the Short North and Downtown.
CAPA Events at the Ohio, Lincoln, Palace and Southern Theatres
Looking for a reason to dress-up and step out? Head for a CAPA program at one of Columbus' four beautifully restored theatres: The Ohio, Palace, Southern and Lincoln. Music, dance, theatre and the ever-popular "unclassified" -- it's here.
Shadowbox Cabaret at Easton Towne Center
Humor, song, dance, and more humor...for adults.
Value City Arena/Schottenstein Center Concerts, Shows
The Value City Arena/Schottenstein Center on The Ohio State University has big-name concerts and shows of all kinds.
BalletMet in Columbus
Yes, Columbus, Ohio has professional dance, and it's good.
Short North Gallery Hop
The monthly Short North Gallery Hop is one of the most popular events in Columbus. Free music, late night access to the Short North Galleries and restaurant specials make it an event not to be missed.