A rundown of select arts events taking place May 30 through June 8

May 30

Up Front Standup: Queer Comedy at Up Front at Shadowbox Live
Conversations & Coffee: Tim Murphy at Cultural Arts Center
Evolution Theatre Company “The Vultures” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

May 31

"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
CATCO “Holmes and Watson” at Columbus Performing Arts Center

June 1

BrewArt Month at Land-Grant Brewing Company
“Chromatic” reception at Wild Goose Creative
“Black, Out & Proud” reception at the Vanderelli Room

June 2

BalletMet Columbus “by Liang” at the Davidson Theatre
Actors' Theatre of Columbus “Romeo and Juliet” at Schiller Park Amphitheatre
Otterbein Summer Theatre “Smoke on the Mountain” at Cowan Hall

June 3

Charlie Hester at Mikey's Late Night Slice
The Poetry Forum at Bossy Grrls

June 4

“Finding Neverland” at the Ohio Theatre
Sean Finnerty at Woodlands Tavern
Writing Wrongs Poetry Slam at Mikey's Late Night Slice

June 5

Rachel Louise Snyder/Lynn Rosenthal in conversation at Gramercy Books
Hashtag Comedy Improv Show at Up Front at Shadowbox Live
Writers' Block Poetry Night at Kafe Kerouac

June 6

Short North Stage “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” at the Garden Theater
CATCO “Holmes and Watson” at Columbus Performing Arts Center
Harmony Project “Concert for Community” at Columbus Commons

June 7

Columbus Arts Festival opens on Downtown riverfront
Opera Project Columbus “Rigoletto” at the Southern Theatre
“From the Outside In” reception at 934 Gallery
An Evening with the Burkeys at Kafe Kerouac

June 8

Actors' Theatre of Columbus “Romeo and Juliet” at Schiller Park Amphitheatre
“Theatre Meets the Church” at Martin Janis Center
Otterbein Summer Theatre “Smoke on the Mountain” at Cowan Hall
Kim David Smith's Morphium Kabarett at Columbus Performing Arts Center