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Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Nicholson Baker
October 21, 2014
Presented By: Thurber House
at Columbus Museum of Art

Join acclaimed novelist Nicholson Baker as he reads from The Paul Chowder Chronicles: The Anthologist and Traveling Sprinkler, the first-ever complete edition of his bestselling Paul Chowder novels.… (more)

$20.00

Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Garth Stein
November 24, 2014
Presented By: Thurber House
at Columbus Museum of Art

Join internationally bestselling author Garth Stein as he reads from his latest novel, A Sudden Light, a multi-generational saga, coming of age tale, and ghost story all set in a legendary family… (more)

$20.00
The Ohio Governor's Residence is open for tours on most Tuesdays throughout the year.

Public group tours of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden
September 30, 2014 — November 25, 2014
Presented By: Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden
at Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden

Free public tours of the Ohio Governor's Residence, a historic landmark, and Heritage Garden are available on most Tuesdays throughout the year. Specially trained volunteers lead guests through the… (more)

Free - $55.00
 

Aldus Society October program: "Popular Fiction as Popular Culture"
October 9, 2014
Presented By: The Aldus Society
at Thurber Center

Nancy Down, the head librarian at The Browne Popular Culture Library at Bowling Green State University, will speak at The Aldus Society's October program. The popular fiction collection, one of the… (more)

Free

Thurber House Evenings with Authors: Simon Winchester
October 7, 2014
Presented By: Thurber House
at Columbus Museum of Art

Join acclaimed bestselling New York Times author Simon Winchester as he reads from his first book about American history, The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and… (more)

$20.00

Hear & Now: Laini Taylor
October 9, 2014
Presented By: McConnell Arts Center
at Peggy R. McConnell Arts Center of Worthington

Our book reading series continues with: Laini Taylor Reception - 6pm Reading - 7pm Laini Taylor is a young-adult fantasy author. She is best known for the Karou or Daughter of Smoke and Bone… (more)

$5.00 - $10.00
 

A Fundamental Journey: making your way in the writer's world
October 10, 2014 — October 11, 2014
Presented By: Central Ohio Fiction Writers
at Holiday Inn Worthington

Central Ohio Fiction Writers (COFW) will present their autumn conference titled A Fundamental Journey: Making your way in the writer's world on October 10 and 11, 2014 at the Holiday Inn, 7007 N.… (more)

$105.00 - $125.00

The Greater Columbus Arts Council Presents the 2014 Community Arts Partnership Awards
October 16, 2014
Presented By: Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC)
at COSI Center of Science and Industry

The Greater Columbus Arts Council's Community Arts Partnership awards, now in its 31st year, recognize the community's crucial contributions to the arts including financial support, non-cash… (more)

$75.00 - $1,750.00

RETROSPECTIVE:Terry Zwigoff - "Bad Santa" (2003)
October 17, 2014
Presented By: Wexner Center for the Arts
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Terry Zwigoff was inspired to take up filmmaking to tell the story of the obscure blues musician Howard Armstrong. The resulting film, Louie Bluie, hinted at Zwigoff's penchant for the esoteric and… (more)

$6.00 - $8.00

Kahiki Supper Club
November 11, 2014
Presented By: Grandview Heights Public Library
at Grandview Heights Public Library

Hear about perhaps the greatest Polynesian-themed restaurant ever created. Authors David Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker share stories and images from their book Kahiki Supper Club: A Polynesian… (more)

Free

Thurber House Book Reading with Janet Evanovich
November 18, 2014
Presented By: Thurber House
at COSI Center of Science and Industry

Step into a world of secret agents, thieves and con artists. Thurber House presents a special event featuring #1 New York Times best-selling author Janet Evanovich. Join Janet in Columbus as she… (more)

$20.00 - $40.00

OPPArt: The 5 Big Mistakes Writers Make
October 28, 2014
Presented By: Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC)
at Greater Columbus Arts Council

Presented by Gretchen Hirsch October 28, 12:00-1:00PM GCAC Large Conference Room; 100 East Broad Street, Suite 2250 Self-publishing frees writers from the need for agents, query letters,… (more)

Free
2014 Ohioana Awards

2014 Ohioana Awards
October 10, 2014
Presented By: Ohioana Library Association
at Ohio Statehouse

Meet the winning authors of the 2014 Ohioana Book Awards in the Museum Gallery of the Ohio Statehouse. Event includes reception, awards ceremony, authors panel, and book… (more)

$40.00

VISITING FILMMAKERS: Terry Zwigoff Director's Dialogue
October 16, 2014
Presented By: Wexner Center for the Arts
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Filmmakers Dialogue with Terry Zwigoff Retrospective: Terry Zwigoff Terry Zwigoff was inspired to take up filmmaking to tell the story of the obscure blues musician Howard Armstrong. The… (more)

$8.00 - $10.00

CLASSICS: "The Epic of Everest" (Captain John Noel, 1924)
October 10, 2014
Presented By: Wexner Center for the Arts
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Many classic films are just as powerful today as when they were first released. We add such films from many genres to our schedule throughout the season. Many are shown on the occasion of their… (more)

$6.00 - $8.00

RETROSPECTIVE TERRY ZWIGOFF: "Crumb" & "Louie Bluie"
October 9, 2014
Presented By: Wexner Center for the Arts
at Wexner Center Film/Video Theater

Crumb & Louie Bluie (Terry Zwigoff, 1994) (Terry Zwigoff, 1985) Retrospective: Terry Zwigoff Terry Zwigoff was inspired to take up filmmaking to tell the story of the obscure blues musician… (more)

$6.00 - $8.00

OPPArt: Songwriting Workshop
October 19, 2014
Presented By: Greater Columbus Arts Council (GCAC)
at McConnell Arts Center

October 19, 11:00AM - 5:30PM McConnell Arts Center; 777 Evening Street, Worthington, OH Join us for a one day workshop exploring the art of songwriting. Sessions will include song structure,… (more)

$35.00 - $50.00

A Fundamental Journey: Making Your Way in the Writers World
October 10, 2014 — October 11, 2014
Presented By: Central Ohio Fiction Writers
at Holiday Inn Worthington

Whether you are wanting to write your first novel or a published writer looking to learn something new, this conference is for you! From industry professionals to New York Times bestselling authors,… (more)

$105.00 - $125.00

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