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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Scott Woods

  Thurber House Evenings with Authors: 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 […]

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Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

  Thurber House Summer Literary Picnics: Ruth Awad

Each summer, the Thurber House lawn plays host to a series of outdoor literary picnics and readings with authors who have an Ohio connection. Join us for this long-running tradition of good friends, good food, and great books! About the book and author: In Lebanon during the civil war, a teenage boy and his family […]

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Visiting Author: Erica Dawson

 

Thursday, Oct. 25, 2018 | 6:30 p.m. CCAD Canzani Center Screening Room (60 Cleveland Ave.) Beeler Gallery and Columbus College of Art & Design’s Writing, Literature, and Philosophy department present a reading by poet Erica Dawson. Dawson is the author of The Small Blades Hurt (Measure Press, 2014), winner of the 2016 Poets’ Prize, and […]

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New Black Eastside Songbook

  New Black Eastside Songbook

Streetlight Guild presents an encore performance of “The New Black Eastside Songbook,” a six-song suite conceptualized by Columbus writer Scott Woods, featuring new music composed by Counterfeit Madison, Paisha Thomas, Krate Digga, The Ogun Meji Duo (Mark Lomax and Eddie Bayard), and Jordan Sandidge. “The New Black Eastside Songbook” is an exploration of black life […]

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Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

  Central Ohio Communities Project Chautaqua Celebration

Sponsored by the Central Ohio Communities Project whose mission is to fight the climate crisis at the local level, with a focus on the Upper Scioto Watershed. The watershed includes communities in Delaware, Union, Marion and Morrow counties. Come join us! 3:00 – 5:30 Working Groups Join us to plan strategies for creating a climate-resilient […]

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Hip Poetics Master Class

  Hip Poetics Master Class

We are excited to announce that July’s celebrity coach is Nadia Eftedal! Nadia is an internationally recognized dancer and adjudicator. As a professional, Nadia represented Norway with her dance partner, Johan. She traveled the world lecturing, demonstrating and teaching throughout Asia, Europe, Australia and the United States. She returned home to Southern California where she […]

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Seventh Draft Open Mic And Poetry Slam

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Seventh Draft Open Mic And Poetry Slam

Join us every third Saturday for SEVENTH DRAFT POETRY SLAM AND OPEN MIC! On June 16th, we will be back at Two Dollar Radio HQ. There will be a $100 cash prize for our slam winner. Entry for listeners is free with a $5 dollar donation encouraged! Artist entry into the slam is $10. Doors […]

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