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Owner and operator of downtown Columbus’ historic Ohio, Palace, and Southern Theatres, and manager of the Riffe Center Theatre Complex, Lincoln Theatre, and Shubert Theater (New Haven, CT), CAPA is a non-profit, award-winning presenter of national and international performing arts and entertainment. More information can be found online at www.capa.com.

CAPA Announces Their 40th Anniversary Season

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The 2009-2010 season at CAPA was just announced this morning and includes a wide variety of events and performances held at the Ohio, Palace, Southern, and Lincoln Theatres. Some of the season highlights include humorist David Sedaris, blues legend B.B. King, and alt-rockers They Might Be Giants. Tickets for most of these upcoming shows will […]


CAPA Summer Movie Series Ticket Giveaway

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CAPA’s popular “Summer Movie Series” kicks off this weekend with a showing of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, and CAPA wants to invite 50 of their closest Columbus Underground friends. We’ve got five sets of ten tickets to be given away today. The tickets are good for ANY movie in the series, so they […]


CAPA Adds Another City to Their List

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The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts is known best for the venues they operate locally including the Ohio, Palace, Southern, Capitol, and Lincoln Theatres. CAPA also serves in a managerial role for Shubert Theater in New Haven Connecticut, and assists with a lot of the day-to-day operations for other local groups including the Franklin […]

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The Lincoln Theatre Hosts Grand Opening Today

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After a thirty-year hiatus, the Lincoln Theater reopened its doors earlier today with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held by Mayor Coleman, City Council, and many others. The $13.5-million renovation project is expected to lead new development in the King Lincoln District just east of Downtown and bring new visitors to the neighborhood. The 566-seat theater is […]


Construction Systems Inc Restores Vintage Projector in Tandem with The Lincoln Theatre Renovation

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Construction Systems Inc. got a first hand look at how difficult the two-year Lincoln Theatre renovation might have been for those involved in the project. CSI completed the restoration of a 1920’s Simplex once used in The Lincoln Theatre and as a result, CSI Craftsman Mike Johnson has been nominated for the Builders Exchange of […]


CAPA Announces 2009 Summer Movies Series


One of the best summer events of downtown was announced today – CAPA announced the lineup for their 2009 Summer Movies Series, held in the Ohio Theatre. This year marks the 39th year for the event. The movies start on July 17 and run until August 30. Some highlights include King Kong (1933), The Day […]


Festival Latino will be presented by CAPA in 2009

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Press Release: The Columbus Association for the Performing Arts (CAPA) will present Festival Latino. The long-running festival, previously presented by the Columbus Recreation and Parks Department, was recently discontinued as part of City budget cuts; however, this change enables the largest Hispanic event in Ohio to return in 2009.


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