A rundown of select arts events taking place Aug. 17-26


Nina West's Legendary Long Islands at Union Cafe

Columbus Queer Open Mic at Wild Goose Creative


Evolution Theatre Company “Perfect Arrangement” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

TBD The Improvised Musical at Backstage Bistro

“Perfect Arrangement” at Evolution Theatre Company

Dru Batte's “Finding Light in New Places” at 934 Gallery


Alley Islands: Play Island at Blockfort

Longform Saturday Night at Shadowbox Live

“Rashaan Roland Kirk” film at Ohio History Center


Creative Babes 3-year anniversary party at Wild Goose Creative

Virginia West's “Oh What a Night” at Axis Nightclub

A Conversation with Glennon Doyle at Upper Arlington High School


The Shakespeare Underground at Tatoheads Public House

Two Weeks Notice Comedy Showcase at Four String Brewing Company


Roast of the Disney Heroes at Backstage Bistro


‘Suspiria' 40th anniversary at Gateway Film Center

Hashtag Comedy Improv Show at Backstage Bistro

Joe Pruett & Paul Jenkins signing at PackratComics


Actors' Theatre “The Tempest” at Schiller Park

Kleibacker Film Festival at Columbus Museum of Art


Masturicon at Hyatt Regency Columbus

David Leonard artist talk at Fresh A.I.R Gallery


An Evening with Bruce Campbell at the Book Loft

Local Author Festival at Gramercy Books

Urban Scrawl at 400 West Rich