A rundown of select arts events taking place May 23 through June 1

May 23

Affirmative Distraction VII at the Pelican Room
Conversations & Coffee: Kay Onwukwe at the Cultural Arts Center
Ladies Who Lounge at Up Front at Shadowbox Cabaret

May 24

Available Light Theatre “Remain in Light” at Riffe Center Studio Two Theatre
Queer Shades of Comedy at the Vanderelli Room
#TeamTeagueTwo at Bossy Grrls

May 25

“Start at Home: Influence, Commitment, Integrity” reception at Urban Arts Space
Evolution Theatre Company “The Vultures” at Columbus Performing Arts Center
Theatre Roulette 2019 at MadLab

May 26

BalletMet Columbus “by Liang” at the Davidson Theatre
Actors' Theatre of Columbus “Romeo and Juliet” at Schiller Park Amphitheatre

May 27

The Poetry Forum at Bossy Grrls

May 28

Female as F*** for Planned Parenthood at Up Front at Shadowbox Live

May 29

QueerProv at Up Front at Shadowbox Live
Writers' Block Poetry Night at Kafe Kerouac

May 30

Up Front Standup: Queer Comedy at Up Front at Shadowbox Live
Otterbein Summer Theatre “Smoke on the Mountain” at Cowan Hall
Conversations & Coffee: Tim Murphy at Cultural Arts Center
Evolution Theatre Company “The Vultures” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

May 31

CATCO “Holmes and Watson” at Columbus Performing Arts Center
“Distant Worlds: Music from Final Fantasy” at the Ohio Theatre
F#ck Cancer Cabaret at MadLab
Pop Diva Roast at Up Front at Shadowbox Live

June 1

BrewArt Month at Lang-Grant Brewing Company
“Chromatic” reception at Wild Goose Creative
“Black, Out & Proud” reception at the Vanderelli Room
Actors' Theatre of Columbus “Romeo and Juliet” at Schiller Park Amphitheatre