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What’s Up May 19-25: Biking to work and honoring Prince

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A double exposure of a building in downtown Columbus located at 8 E. Long St. Credit: Sierra Mollenkopf

A double exposure of a building in downtown Columbus located at 8 E. Long St. Credit: Sierra Mollenkopf

Thursday, May 19

Plants and Animals, doors open at 7 p.m. at The Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The Canadian rock trio is set to perform with opening act, and previous Columbus’ Own feature, Turtle Island. Tickets are $17.20 including fees. All ages.

Short Eyes, 7 p.m. in the Film/Video Theater of the Wexner Center for the Arts. See the 1977 film in 35mm print. Admission is $6 for students, seniors and members and $8 for the general public.

Sticky Fingers ‘70s Rock Dance Party, doors open at 9 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. Dance party featuring all-vinyl ‘70s rock classics. No cover charge, 21+.

Kristen Chenoweth, 8 p.m. at Palace Theatre, 34 W. Broad St. The Emmy and Tony award winner is set to perform songs from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Tickets start at $46.05 including fees.

Friday, May 20

Record Store Happy Hour with Elizabeth’s Records, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. Listen to a local record store play from their catalogue. No cover charge.

Hannah’s Pick: Bike to Work Day Celebration, 5 to 9 p.m. at the Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. People are encouraged to ride their bikes to the commons to partake in food, drink and learn about the city’s bike infrastructure. Local band Saintseneca will also take the stage for a free concert.

Romeo and Juliet, 8 p.m. at Riffe Center’s Capitol Theatre, 77 S. High St. Columbus Dance Theatre presents the classic Shakespeare work. Performances are also set to take place on Saturday at 3 and 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for students.  

Trapathon Ep. 07, from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Spacebar, 2590 N. High St. The seventh installment of the monthly hip-hop and dance party.  Admission is free. Ages 18+. Learn more here.

Six One Pour, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Huntington Park, 330 Huntington Park Lane. Fifty local craft breweries will offer samples along with catering from Chipotle for the finale to Columbus Craft Beer Week. Admission is $50 in advance and $60 at the door.

Saturday, May 21

Surfer Blood, doors open at 8 p.m. at The Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The Florida-based band is set to take the stage with opener Sound of Ceres. Tickets are $12 plus fees in advance and $14 at the door.

Bloc Party, doors open at 6:30 p.m. at Newport Music Hall, 1722 N. High St. The British band is back from its hiatus with opening acts The Vaccines and Oscar. Tickets are $25 plus fees in advance, and $27 the day of the show.  

Regina’s Pick: Prince Tribute, doors at 8 p.m. at Big Room Bar, 1036 S. Front St. Hear Prince sets by Bloodthirsty Virgins, Parker Paul, Jessica Wabbit and Owl. Admission is $5 and proceeds benefit non-profit organization Music Loves Ohio. All ages.

Sunday, May 22

Old Time Jam, 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Rambling House, 310 E. Hudson St. A weekly jam session featuring old-timey music. No cover charge.

Monday, May 23

Show us Your Shorts, 6 p.m. at Gateway Film Center, 1550 N. High St. View locally submitted short films. The audience favorite short receives the ticket money. Admission is $5.

Tuesday, May 24

Free Yoga, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. Bring your own mat for a hour of vinyasa flow yoga, sponsored by United Healthcare.

The People’s Trivia, 9 p.m. at Oddfellow’s Liquor Bar, 1030 N. High St. Win prizes during three rounds of trivia in teams of 1-4 people.

Songwriters Workshop, signup at 9 p.m. with the event starting at 10 p.m. at Kafe Kerouac, 2250 N. High St. Songwriters are invited to play original songs and bounce ideas off fellow artists.

Wednesday, May 25

Night Riots, doors open at 7 p.m. at The Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The California alternative-rock band is set to perform along with openers Charming Liars and Harriet. Tickets are $10 plus fees in advance or $12 the day of. All ages.

Free Hip Hop, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Columbus Commons, 106 S. High St. A beginner-level hip-hop dance instructional class sponsored by United Healthcare.

One comment

  1. Geez, there’s a major concert at Crew Stadium (now called Maphre) and not a mention of it in this article. Nice reporting.

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