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September 2019

Thurber House Special Event: Tayari Jones

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25

Thurber House is pleased to present Tayari Jones, award-winning author of An American Marriage, in partnership with Denison University. An American Marriage was a 2018 selection for Oprah’s Book Club; a 2018 best book of the year selection for NPR, Time, Bustle, O: The Oprah Magazine, and Amazon.com; and winner of the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. “A moving portrayal of the effects of a wrongful conviction on a young African-American couple.” —Barack Obama Newlyweds Celestial and Roy embody the…

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Teen Open Mic Night

September 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2019 12:00 am

Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$5.00

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can't find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It's that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people your own age, that's cool too. And yes, there will be snacks!

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Brock Clarke

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Part travelogue across Europe, part caper, part crime thriller, and full of unexpected turns, Brock Clarke's new book, Where Are You, Calvin Bledsoe?, is a wild ride. Calvin Bledsoe’s mother, an internationally known theologian,…

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October 2019

Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Rafael Rosado

October 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Rafael Rosado is a writer, director, and storyboard artist, working on animated shows such as Scooby Doo, Transformers, The Batman, Looney Tunes, and Curious George. His latest book, Monsters Beware!, is the third and…

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: William Matson and the Crazy Horse Family

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. Join William Matson and Crazy Horse family elder Floyd Clown, Sr. for an inside look into the life of famed Lakota war leader, Crazy Horse. In partnership with Matson, the Edward Clown family, nearest…

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Teen Open Mic Night

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2019 12:00 am

Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$5.00

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can't find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It's that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people your own age, that's cool too. And yes, there will be snacks!

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Thurber House Special Event: My Strange and Spooky World with James A. Willis

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$5.25

James A. Willis has been walking on the weird side of history for over 30 years. He will tell spooky and strange tales about the Buckeye State’s most unusual sightings and citizens—ghosts, monsters, UFOs, murderous villains, courageous heroes, and much more! Willis has authored more than a dozen books, including Ohio's Historic Haunts: Investigating the Paranormal in the Buckeye State, The Big Book of Ohio Ghost Stories, Central Ohio Legends and Lore, and Weird Ohio. GHOST HUNT RAFFLE That's not…

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November 2019

Teen Open Mic Night

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2019 12:00 am

Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
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$5.00

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can't find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It's that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people your own age, that's cool too. And yes, there will be snacks!

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Thurber House Special Event: Senator Sherrod Brown

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mees Hall, Capital University, 1 College and Main
Bexley, OH 43209 United States
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$25 – $45

Thurber House is pleased to present U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown in partnership with Gramercy Books. Since his election to the U.S. Senate in 2006, Sherrod Brown has sat on the Senate floor at a desk with a proud history: Desk 88. In his new book, Desk 88, Brown profiles eight Senators who were there before him, all of whom fought for a more just America. They range from Hugo Black, who helped to lift millions of American workers out of…

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25
Scott Woods

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. In Urban Contemporary History Month: Poems, Scott Woods interrogates identity and society, exposing the frequently imposed and false duality of 21st century Black life by a world that prefers its art and people in…

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Thurber House Special Event: CBS Sunday Morning Correspondent Mo Rocca

November 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
King Arts Complex, 867 Mt Vernon Ave
Columbus, 43203 United States
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$26.25 – $45.80

CBS Sunday Morning correspondent and writer Mo Rocca presents a charmingly irreverent and rigorously researched book that celebrates the dead people who made life worth living. Mo Rocca has always loved obituaries—reading about the remarkable lives of world leaders, innovators, and artists. But not every notable person has gotten the send-off she or he deserves. In Mobituaries, Rocca profiles the 20th century’s greatest entertainer, sitcom characters gone all too soon, a shamefully forgotten Founding Father, and more. Even if you…

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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Deirdre Bair

November 26 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Columbus Museum of Art, 480 E Broad St
Columbus, 43215 United States
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$26.25

Presented by Thurber House, Evenings with Authors is a series of readings and chats with nationally known authors, followed by a Q&A session, book signing, and a punch and cookies reception. The Fall 2019 Evenings with Authors Series is presented by The Ohio State University Libraries. National Book Award-winning biographer Deirdre Bair spent 15 remarkable years in Paris with Samuel Beckett and Simone de Beauvoir. In 1971, Bair secured access to Nobel Prize-winning author Samuel Beckett. Seven years of intimate…

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December 2019

Teen Open Mic Night

December 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 20, 2019 12:00 am

Thurber Center, 91 Jefferson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215 United States
+ Google Map
$5.00

Feel like reading your stuff in front of people, but can't find an open mic for anyone under 18? Well, look no further. Thurber House is starting an open mic night solely for teens 13-19. Come, sign up, read. It's that easy. Even if you just want to come hear some great writing by people your own age, that's cool too. And yes, there will be snacks!

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