A rundown of select arts events taking place Dec. 14-23

Dec. 14

Art & Ecology Exhibition reception at Wexner Center for the Arts

“Oliver” at Gallery Players

“Christmas in Columbus: Return of the Elf” at Short North Stage

Mark Pohlad lecture at Columbus Museum of Art


“A Christmas Carol” at Columbus Civic Theater

“My Children! My Africa!” at Franklinton Playhouse

“Matchgirl” at Columbus Dance Theatre


Frank Stella Spotlight Tour at Pizzuti Collection

Escher String Quartet at Southern Theatre

OSU Department of Art BFA Exhibition reception at Urban Arts Space


“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” at Palace Theatre


The Poetry Forum at Bossy Grrls Pin-Up Joint

TubaChristmas Columbus at Mees Hall

Columbus Unscripted at Columbus Unscripted


Native Tongues for Creative Expression at Art of Republic

Holidudes standup comedy at Backstage Bistro

Artist talk with Melissa Vogley Woods at OAC Riffe Gallery

Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam at Mikey's Late Night Slice


The Paul Stelzer Hashtag Comedy Holiday Improv Spectaculaganza 5 at Backstage Bistro

Writer's Block Poetry Night at Kafe Kerouac


Susan Schubert: Conversations & Coffee at Cultural Arts Center

I Am Boosh: A One Woman Show by Sara Bucher Greer at Backstage Bistro

Holiday Improvathon at The Nest Theatre


BalletMet Columbus “The Nutcracker” at Ohio Theatre


“The Beginning of Never Ending” closing reception at No Place Gallery