A rundown of select arts events taking place Feb. 8-17

Feb. 8

The Best of Dance@30FPS at Wexner Center for the Arts

Backstage at the Lincoln: Local Visual Artists at Lincoln Theatre

“Human Hearts” reception at King Arts Complex

Artists' Talk with Kate Gorman at OAC Riffe Gallery

The Poet's Lounge at the Pelican Room

“The Performers (A Romantic Porn-Star Comedy)” at Short North Stage

9

JT Thompson exhibition reception at OAL X Space

“Cartoon Couture” reception and costume party at Billy Ireland Museum

BalletMet Columbus' “Giselle” at Davidson Theatre

“The Colored Section” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

“Dark Love V: Forbidden Love” opens at the Vanderelli Room

10

Hearts United for One Billion Rising at Second Sight Project

ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Soiree with Leslie Odom Jr. at Southern Theatre

Columbus Symphony Russian Winter Festival at Ohio Theatre

11

Super Cello Sunday: Cellos in the Atrium at Columbus Metropolitan Library

Ohio Trombone Quartet at Otterbein University Riley Auditorium

“Chicago” at the Palace Theatre

12

The Poetry Forumw/Will Evans at Bossy Grrls Pin-Up Joint

13

My Better Half: a Standup Comedy Show at Backstage Bistro

BQIC Spoken Word and Open Mic at Lincoln Cafe

14

Hashtag Comedy Improv Show ft. C10 and Weezee at Backstage Bistro

Writer's Block Poetry Night at Kafe Kerouac

Gail Strege on Todd OldhamGallery Talk at Wexner Center for the Arts

15

Lewis Black at the Palace Theatre

Conversations & Coffee: Joy of Photography at Cultural Arts Center

“Dog Act” at Roy Bowen Theatre

“Girls Night: The Musical” at the Lincoln Theatre

Michael Nye Author Night at Gramercy Books

16

“The Diary of Anne Frank” at Otterbein University Theatre

Jo-ey Tang, Michael Goodson, James Voorhies at CCAD

“Bitch Perfect” encore at Backstage Bistro

Midwest Craft Con at Embassy Suites Dublin

“William Hawkins: An Imaginative Geography” and “Family Pictures” open at Columbus Museum of Art

17

Aminah Robinson birthday event at Hammond Harkins Gallery

Lorelei Ensemble at the Southern Theatre

Tyler Davis “Nigga 22 With Daddy Issues” at Skylab Gallery

“CCAD on Mars” exhibition reception at CCAD