Well, sigh, COVID numbers are spiking in Franklin County AGAIN, and the new, more contagious, variant is super popular. This all leaves me very interested in virtual arts events this week. Fortunately a quick look at ColumbusMakesArt.com provided me with a list that covers many different flavors of art—for a balanced diet.
- CAPA’s ApART Together series continues with Bloodthirsty Virgins on Thursday, April 22; Mukiss, April 23; and Isis Yasmeen Acoustic, April 24.
- ProMusica’s SpringFEST, kicks off Friday, April 23 and runs through May 6.
- 2021 Ohioana Book Festival—a 2021 Greater Columbus Arts Council project support grantee—is virtual, April 22-24
- The Westerville Library is hosting a virtual artist talk with Karen Roberson, author of Little Ohio, Thursday April 22.
- Ohio Shorts can be screened via the Wexner Center for the Arts, through May 1.
- The Gateway Film Center's Virtual Screening Room Premiers has The Race to Save the Word, April 22-May 6; and 8 Billion Angels, April 23-May 6.
- Last call: Cut, Scan, Mill, Print, Render Tweak, Shuffle, Repeat is available virtually from Urban Arts Space through April 25.
- The exhibition Family Colors is on view virtually from the McConnell Arts Center through May 12.
- The virtual production of A Better & Nobler Man by Red Herring closes April 30. (Also an Arts Council 2021 project support grantee)
Lacey Luce is a digital marketing strategist for the Greater Columbus Arts Council who needs art now more than ever.