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What’s Up July 14-20: Columbus hosts music festival and awards show for first time

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Orientation groups do ice breaker activities on The Oval on July 11, 2016. Credit: Hannah Herner | Arts&Life Editor

Orientation groups do ice breaker activities on The Oval on July 11, 2016. Credit: Hannah Herner | Arts&Life Editor

Thursday, July 14

The Floorwalkers, 5:30-10:30 p.m. in the Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. Local indie-soul band will be playing for the Columbus Commons’ weekly summer concert series. Admission is free.

Friday Foster” and “Coffy,” 7 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts, 187 N. High St. As part of the “Don’t Call Me Honey” movie series, this week’s installments feature ‘70s crime action movies both featuring Pam Grier. Admission is $6 for students and members, $8 for general public.

Hannah’s pick: Cherry Chrome EP Release Party, 6 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. The young alt-rock group will be celebrating the release of its new EP and playing with openers Sylvie Mix and Inner Mikey. Tickets are $5 not including fees via Ticketfly.

Friday, July 15

PromoWest Fest begins, 4 p.m. at McFerson Commons, 218 West St. The inaugural festival begins, featuring headliners the Flaming Lips, Brand New, Modest Mouse and Snoop Dogg. The festival ends Sunday. Single-day tickets are $90.30 including fees via Ticketmaster. Read more here.

Columbus Moving Company: Mixtape, 8 – 9:30 p.m. at the the Garden Theater, 1187 N. High St. The local dance company presents a performance set to a soundtrack including Modest Mouse, The Violent Femmes and St. Vincent. Sunday’s performance is a matinee, starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15.

Odd Folks, 7 p.m. at  Donato’s Basement, 2084 N. High St. The Texan rock band who recently played SXSW is joined by locals Sean Szoch, Vianova, and Happy Family. Suggested donation is $5.

Regina’s Pick: Tickled, 7 p.m. at the Wexner Center for the Arts. Watch a documentary about a journalist’s venture into the world of competitive tickling, created by David Farrier and Dylan Reeve. Tickets are $6 for students and members, $8 for general public.

Saturday, July 16

Picnic with the Pops, 8 – 10 p.m. at the Columbus Commons, 160 S. High St. The Police Experience, a Police cover band, is set to play with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $31.50 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Local n’ Live, 5-9 p.m. at the Gateway beer garden, 1550 N. High St. Sean Szoch, a jazz-inspired singer songwriter will play at 5 p.m. and acoustic indie musician Troy Petty will play at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Connections, 9 p.m. at Ace of Cups, 2619 N. High St. The lo-fi indie group will play with openers WV White and Winston Hightower. Tickets are $5 at the door, 21+.

Sunday, July 17

fo/mo/deep, 12:30-2 p.m. at Goodale Park, 120 W. Goodale St. The second installment of Goodale Park’s free concert series features the local jazz-funk group. Admission is free.

Zero Days with Cyber Security Conversation, 4-7 p.m. at the Gateway Film Center, 1550 N High St. Watch a documentary on “cyberwars”, followed with a conversation cyber security with Ohio State University’s network securities director, Steve Romig. Tickets are $8, via retrievertickets.com.

Monday, July 18

Alternative Press Music Awards, 7:30 p.m. at the Schottenstein Center, 555 Borror Drive. The award show will feature performances by Babymetal, Good Charlotte, Dashboard Confessional, among others. Available tickets start at $57.55 including fees via Ticketmaster.  

Movie Monday ft. The Jungle Book, 6-8 p.m. at the Keith B. Key Center. Watch the 2016 live-action application of the animated classic. Admission is free with BuckID.

Tuesday, July 19

Maks and Val Live on Tour, 7:30 p.m. at the Palace Theater, 34 W. Broad St. Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian brothers who appeared on “Dancing with the Stars,” are set to dance with their troupe. Tickets are $86.35 including fees via Ticketmaster.

David Liebe Hart, 7 p.m. at Studio 35 Cinema and Drafthouse, 3055 Indianola Ave. Television comedian known for his appearances on the “Tim and Eric Show” will be performing music accompanied by puppets. Admission is $15 at the door.

Wednesday, July 20

Run River North, 7 p.m. at the Basement, 391 Neil Ave. The alternative indie group will be sharing the stage with The Lighthouse and the Whaler and local act Dave Buker and the Historians. Tickets are $8.70 including fees via Ticketmaster.

Words Like Daggers, 7 p.m. at Donato’s Basement, 2084 N. High St. Alternative five-piece band Words Like Daggers, who recently came out with its album “Perfect Weather,” will be performing. Tickets are start at $6.

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