The Maroon Arts Group creative collective, in collaboration with the City of Columbus and other sponsors, opened its new Movement Pursuing Arts, Commerce & Community (MPACC) arts space in the King-Lincoln District on Sunday, May 20. A unique development consisting of two repurposed shipping containers—with a third operated by vegetarian soul food restaurant Willowbeez SoulVeg—Maroon Arts Group […]
The Australian singer-songwriter and opening act Alice Merton were a big draw for concert-goers last Wednesday night at Express LIVE!
Although the mid-May heat made it feel more like July, it proved to be no hindrance for Vance Joy’s capacity crowd last week as they eagerly packed the lawn (still a little damp from soaking showers earlier in the day), pit, and everywhere else in between where they could find a spot to catch a […]
Science enthusiasts will have an event all their own come spring 2019. This afternoon, COSI and Battelle announced plans for the COSI Science Festival, a four-day event offering more than 60 ways to engage with science around the central Ohio community and a final day-long “carnival-style” celebration on the Scioto Peninsula outside COSI. It’ll all […]
Cinevent Classic Film Convention returns this Memorial Day weekend for a 50th anniversary celebration of silver screen films and memorabilia. Event chair Michael Haynes talks nostalgia, Maltin and Fritz the Nite Owl. Hope Madden: How has this Cinevent managed to stay fresh and popular for 50 years? Michael Haynes: I think that there’s always a […]
Alaska’s greatest alternative-rock export, Portugal. The Man stopped over in Columbus on Sunday evening, and while many in the city were up at the north end of town enjoying the neck-pain inducing festivities of Rock on the Range, the Express Live! stage played host to a captivatingly enjoyable evening of indie psychedelic rock, an epic […]
Columbus’ historic Italian Village does not disappoint in terms of history, scenery, and unique finds. One of Columbus’ first suburbs, Italian Village has been home to Irish, Italian, and Black immigrant settlers throughout the 19th century, before experiencing major revitalization in the 1970s. Today, Italian Village is an eclectic mix of old and new. Italianate […]
Available Light opens an exquisite production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ An Octoroon directed by Matt Slaybaugh. Slaybaugh and the cast grab the audience by the lapels and strap us into a roller coaster through the twisted American landscape of race, class, and identity. They create a ride full of shocks, thrills, and riotous laughs that never […]