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King-Lincoln District

Home to the historic Lincoln Theater and the King Arts Complex, this near east side neighborhood was the heart of an affluent African-American business and entertainment district in the 1930s and ‘40s. However, desegregation and public policy encouraged middle class flight and the area’s population decreased drastically. Since 2001, Mayor Michael Coleman and the city of Columbus have been dedicated to its redevelopment and revitalization.

Melissa Aldana Quartet

  Melissa Aldana Quartet

In 2013, Chilean-born saxophonist Melissa Aldana made history and shattered jazz’s glass ceiling when she became the first female instrumentalist and the first South American ever to win the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. Still in her 20s, it’s not too early to start calling her one of the greatest tenor sax players performing today! […]

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Swingin’ in the New Year with Byron Stripling

  Swingin’ in the New Year with Byron Stripling

Virtuoso jazz trumpeter Byron Stripling and his quartet return to the Lincoln Theatre with another installment of his jazzy, joyous, year-ending revelry. “Swingin’ in the New Year” completely sold-out in 2016 and 2017. What are the chances of a sell out this year? Don’t find out the hard way. Buy your tickets now!

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Project Update: Adelphi Quarter

Brent Warren Brent Warren Project Update: Adelphi Quarter

Despite holding a ceremonial ground breaking last summer, actual construction work has yet to begin on Adelphi Quarter, the 130-unit mixed-use development planned for 818 E. Long St. That may change soon, although a recent update provided by the developers of the project – Borror and Kingsley & Co. – did not identify a firm […]

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Amizade: An Evening with Ken Peplowski & Diego Figueiredo

  Amizade: An Evening with Ken Peplowski & Diego Figueiredo

In Portuguese, the word amizade means friendship. The remarkable musical friendship between virtuoso Brazilian guitarist Diego Figueiredo and jazz clarinet master Ken Peplowski takes center stage at the Lincoln Theatre for a night of intimate samba-infused jazz.

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DREXEL THEATRE GALA featuring RADNOR & LEE

Anne Evans Anne Evans DREXEL THEATRE GALA featuring RADNOR & LEE

Want to support the Drexel and enjoy the fantastic music of Josh Radnor & Ben Lee? Join the Friends of the Drexel at the Lincoln Theatre on October 22nd at 8pm for a benefit concert featuring Bexley’s own Josh Radnor, star of TV’s How I Met Your Mother and the film Happythankyoumoreplease! Join us for […]

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A Map of Myself

Anne Evans Anne Evans A Map of Myself

Sara Abou Rashed’s A MAP of Myself presented by Columbus State October 18, 4pm—5:30pm 70-minute show with an optional talkback immediately following the performance Lincoln Theatre 769 E. Long Street Columbus, OH 43203 Tickets are *free* but you must reserve your seats

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21st Annual Heritage Music Festival

Anne Evans Anne Evans 21st Annual Heritage Music Festival

Columbus’ premiere summer music concert series returns in 2019 with six concerts! Mayme Moore Park The current schedule for the 21st Annual Heritage Music Festival is as follows: Premium Blend Music Service Thursday, July 11th, 6 PM – 9 PM fo/mo/deep Thursday, July 18th, 6 PM – 9 PM Paragon Project Thursday, July 25th, 6 […]

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