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King-Lincoln District

Home to the historic Lincoln Theater and the King Arts Complex, this near east side neighborhood was the heart of an affluent African-American business and entertainment district in the 1930s and ‘40s. However, desegregation and public policy encouraged middle class flight and the area’s population decreased drastically. Since 2001, Mayor Michael Coleman and the city of Columbus have been dedicated to its redevelopment and revitalization.

B – The Underwater Bubble Show

Anne Evans Anne Evans B – The Underwater Bubble Show

CAPA presents B – THE UNDERWATER BUBBLE SHOW Sunday, November 19, 3 pm Lincoln Theatre (769 E. Long St.) Produced with the support of Latvia’s greatest authorities in entertainment and theatre, B – The Underwater Bubble Show is a mesmerizing blend of drama, mime, dance, puppetry, juggling, contortionism, sand art, and magic. After another long […]

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Columbus Songwriting Workshop October 2017

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A one day workshop that strives to empower songwriters and help them forward their craft. Classes on songwriting, vocal technique, music business, recording, and more. More details tba.Tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/268194670287639.

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Black Excellence Community Forum

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Black Excellence is an organization that empowers and highlights success stories within our communities. Their vision is to achieve unity within the African Diaspora communities with the goal of promoting philanthropy initiatives. Also, they aim to expand the black voting populationthrough inspiration and encouragement of its youth. We hope you will joinus for thie first […]

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BACKSTAGE AT THE LINCOLN: Camille Betton

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Backstage at the Lincoln, the Lincoln Theatre’s intimate concert series featuring local artists, has announced the remaining performances for 2017. This series offers concertgoers the extraordinary opportunity to be seated on stage for the performance, providing an up-close-and-personal experience with the featured artist set against the hand-painted grandeur of the Lincoln’s rare Egyptian Revival-style motif.The […]

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Legends and Legacies Awards Ceremony and Reception

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Join us as The King Arts Complex honors U.S. Congresswoman Joyce Beatty and The Honorable Otto Beatty, Esq. at the 11th Annual Legends and Legacies Awards Ceremony and Reception.Congresswoman Beatty currently represents the 3rd District of Ohio in the U.S. House of Representatives. She previously served five terms in the Ohio House of Representatives, where […]

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Jesse Owens Jog 2.62-Mile Fun Run & Walk

Anne Evans Anne Evans Jesse Owens Jog 2.62-Mile Fun Run & Walk

The 3rd annual Jesse Owens Jog 2.62-Mile Fun Run & Walk, in collaboration with The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus Marathon & ½ Marathon, Greater Columbus Sports Commission and the Columbus Urban League, will host hundreds of participants this weekend in the King-Lincoln and Arena districts. Olympian and Ohio State Track & Field Great Butch Reynolds […]

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Neighborhood Nights in the KLD

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Neighborhood Nights in the KLD. 6:30 pm Staying connected.Community Meet and Greet

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