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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 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

Walker Evans Walker Evans

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.


Lincoln Theater Construction Update Photos

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The rebirth of the historic Lincoln Theater has been years in the making, but the end is finally in sight. In three short months, the final construction will be completed for a grand opening scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend. The 574-seat theater is being beautifully restored and updated with a larger stage, modern sound and […]


Franklin Park Conservatory & CAPA Partnership

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Press Release: Franklin Park Conservatory Taps CAPA for Back Office Services As part of its development of a sustainable plan to strengthen its mission, Franklin Park Conservatory has proactively retained CAPA (Columbus Association of Performing Arts) to perform its business office operations effective this month. The Conservatory has contracted with CAPA to manage its financial […]

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Warm up with our Salsa Dancing Giveaway

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Looking for a way to heat up your wintery weekend?  How about dance lessons with the world renowned BALLET HISPANICO, plus tickets to the show? BALLET HISPANICO is bringing the dances of Cuba, Argentina, Brazil and beyond to Columbus for one performance only Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. at the Capitol Theatre, and teaching […]


Stretching Entertainment Dollars In The Recession


Ohio, more than many states, has been deeply affected by the current recession. With the economy floating between “bad” and “abysmal,” it is not hard to see why many people would like to get out and try to divert their attention away from their problems, and away from the state of things, but as is […]

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Help Save the Ohio Theater Gift Shop


I am posting this for a friend at work, I figured people here would want to know about this.   Since I was a little girl, one of my favorite places in Columbus has been the little Ohio Theater gift shop located on State St. just next to the theater. Some of my fondest memories […]


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