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Celebrate Halloween Early with Drexel’s Cronenbergathon

Hope Madden Hope Madden Celebrate Halloween Early with Drexel’s Cronenbergathon

Halloween just too damn far away? Jonesing for a sleepless night, hours on end spent in the dark with strangers keen on seeing something gruesome? How do you feel about Oliver Reed? If you answered “yes,” “yes,” and “can’t get enough,” then the Drexel Theatre has just the cure for your pre-horror holiday blues. The […]

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Shock Around the Clock Haunts Drexel Again

Hope Madden Hope Madden Shock Around the Clock Haunts Drexel Again

October is here! Who’s itching for some scary movies, sleepless nights and horror nerd bonding? The Drexel Theatre has the cure for what ails you. Shock Around the Clock, the 24-hour marathon of the macabre, returns to the Bexley theater Saturday, October 13 for a full day of horror movies, vintage trailers and general nuttiness […]

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Drexel’s Shock-o-Rama Celebrates 1988 Horror

Hope Madden Hope Madden Drexel’s Shock-o-Rama Celebrates 1988 Horror

It’s been 30 years since Poison hit big with Every Rose has its Thorn and Bill Cosby had the #1 TV show. But there are reasons to look back on 1988 without cringing. This year’s Shock-o-Rama, the horror allnighter at the Drexel Theatre, showcases five of the finest horror gems of ’88. Why do the […]

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Local Comedy Spotlight: “Quiet Down In Front” with David Z. Price and Friends

Grant Walters Grant Walters Local Comedy Spotlight: “Quiet Down In Front” with David Z. Price and Friends

The Bexley native partners with the iconic Drexel Theatre for a hilarious take on big-ticket movies in his new monthly show

“In a theater, one of the first movies I remember seeing was called…and I know I’ve seen more before this, but this one stuck with me: Garbage Pail Kids,” muses local comedian, actor, and writer David Price. “Do you know that? [laughs] I mean, I know you know what Garbage Pail Kids are, but they made […]

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PJ’s + Tupelo Doughnuts + Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World

  PJ’s + Tupelo Doughnuts + Saturday Morning Cartoons from Around the World

The Columbus International Film & Animation Festival isn’t just for adults. Keep the kiddos in their PJs and bring them to the Drexel for Saturday Morning Cartoons From Around the World! The Tupelo Doughnut truck will be parked in front of the theatre that morning, plus we’ll have coffee and hot cocoa available at the […]

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New Name, New Focus for CBUS’s Oldest Film Festival

Hope Madden Hope Madden New Name, New Focus for CBUS’s Oldest Film Festival

Big changes are afoot for the oldest film festival in the U.S. Its facelift begins with a name change. Columbus International Film + Video Festival is now officially Columbus International Film & Animation Festival, a change Executive Director Jeremy Henthorn feels keeps pace with a burgeoning artistic community in Columbus and elsewhere. “The words ‘video’ […]

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Actor Francisco Reyes Opens A Fantastic Woman at Drexel Theatre

Hope Madden Hope Madden Actor Francisco Reyes Opens A Fantastic Woman at Drexel Theatre

Hot off its Oscar win for Best Foreign Language Film, A Fantastic Woman opened in Columbus last weekend. A love story, the film tells of Marina (Daniela Vega), a trans woman whose lover Orlando (Francisco Reyes) suddenly dies. Bexley’s Drexel screened the film Thursday night as part of a Human Rights Campaign (HRC) event. The […]

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