A rundown of select arts events taking place April 26 through May 5

April 26

Elizabeth Strout at Gramercy Books

“The Real Thing” at Columbus Civic Theater

Movement Afoot “Rhythm Studies” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

Malt Adult #8 at Skylab Gallery


Mahan Esfahani “Carnegie Hall Program” at Capital University Mees Hall

“Colloquy” a student exhibition at the Vanderelli Room

OLLY Awake Studio 01 at Wild Goose Creative

Beer and Ballet at BalletMet Columbus


The Skivvies at Short North Stage Green Room

CATCO “Educating Rita” at Studio Two Theatre

Trio Solisti at the Southern Theatre


Short North Stage “Hair” at Garden Theatre

The Wonderful World of Nina at Axis

“The King and I” at the Ohio Theatre


Whiskey Bear Tonight at Mikey's Late Night Slice

The Poetry Forum at Bossy Grrl's Pin-Up Joint

May 1

Thanks Obama 64: Super Saiyan Mode at Backstage Bistro

Hilary Jordan at Westerville Public Library

Maria Bamford at the Funny Bone


Chamber Brews Spring Chamber Jam at Two Dollar Radio HQ

Writers' Block Poetry Night at Kafe Kerouac

Hashtag Comedy Improv Show at Backstage Bistro


Women to Watch Ohio 2018 opening reception at Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery


Lee Camp at Wild Goose Creative

Meagan Allwood Karcic “Narcissus” opens at Gallery at Gateway Film Center


“Artistically MAD” opening reception at Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

Play! Concert Collaboration at Galbreath Pavilion Studio 1