Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Columbus State University's Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians invites you to a reading by 2019 Marguerite and Lamar Smith Writing Fellow, Samuel Kọ́láwọlé, on Tuesday, November 19, at 7:30PM in the Arnold Hall Auditorium on CSU's main campus. This event is free and open to the public. As this year's writing fellow, Kọ́láwọlé will live and work at the Smith-McCullers House from September to December 2019. While in Columbus, he intends to work on the manuscript of his novel The Hunt, a fantasy work based on West African mythology. Samuel Kọ́láwọlé was born and raised in Ibadan, Nigeria. His work has appeared in AGNI, Gulf Coast, Kweli and elsewhere. He has also contributed to anthologies within and outside the African continent. A finalist for the Graywolf Prize for Africa, Kọ́láwọlé has been the recipient of fellowships from the Norman Mailer Center in New York City; the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa and writing residencies from Wellstone Center in Redwoods California, and the Island Institute. He is a graduate of the noted Clarion West Writers Workshop for writers of Science fiction and Fantasy and he is a Charter member of the African Speculative Fiction Society. Kọ́láwọlé studied at the University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and holds a Master of Arts degree in Creative Writing with distinction from Rhodes University, South Africa, and an MFA in Writing and Publishing at Vermont College of Fine Arts, USA.
Thu, Nov 21, 2019
Gee, I hope I find a bear! Join a variety of characters on their journey through the season of Fall as they explore the sights, sounds, and smells of autumn. This interactive performance will involve sensory experiences as we use our imaginations to travel to the bear’s den. Hike over mountains, crawl through mud, swim rivers and climb tall trees in this outdoor adventure! We can’t go over it, can’t go under it, can’t go around it, we have to go through it! This show is geared for audiences 0-5 years old and their caretakers.
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
This event is open to area young artists (12—19 years of age). It'll be fun! Area youth are invited to take part in this open mic. Whether you’re a poet, singer, comedian, rapper, lover of words, or just looking for a creative outlet, we welcome all Sign-up for the open mic starts at 2:30 PM. We have three rounds of creative expression waiting for you! Come out and be blown away by the amazing youth in this community! We'll close out our November Open Mic with the Fountain City Compliment Death Match!Rules: Must be an area student (ages 12 - 19) to participate. We will only accept 10 contestants. Each participant will receive a prize. There will be a grand prize for the winner as well. This is a head to head elimination contest. Each participant will get 30 seconds to compliment their opponent. After 30 seconds, the host will cut you off. Then your opponent will have an opportunity to compliment you back (note: these must be compliments). The audience is then polled to determine the winner. Each head to head will be determined by the best 2 out of 3 You may come with pre-written work. You can also make it up on the spot. When: Saturday, October 26th @ 3:00 PM – 5:00 PMWhere: Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, 31901Admission: FREEPlease visit www.fountaincityslam.org for additional info!
Sat, Nov 23, 2019
Come to hear orchestral fireworks from three different centuries. These pieces demand great orchestral virtuosity and are guaranteed to leave you wanting more.
Sun, Nov 24, 2019
Fantasia performing live at the Columbus Civic Center featuring Tank, Robin Thicke and The Bonfyre
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
The "Starting A Business" course covers important tools and resources a business owner needs to establish a solid foundation during its early formative years. Topics for discussion include: Personal Traits of an Entrepreneur Marketing Analysis *Legal and Insurance Considerations *Technology for Your Business *Bookkeeping and Accounting Basics *Financial and Money Management *Basics of Business Plan Preparation Who should attend: Startups (businesses less than 2 years old)
Tue, Nov 26, 2019
An exclusive, social seminar and networking event for young professionals in the surrounding area. This event is perfect for serious business minded individuals looking to gain exposure and growth overnight.
On multiple days
This year make special Christmas memories at The Rock Ranch, centrally located near Atlanta, Macon, and Columbus, Ga. On eight special nights (Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays), guests travel the farm by wagon to see more than one mile of Christmas lights. Families also can hop on-board the Christmas Express Train featuring falling bubble snow, snowflake light tunnel and a dancing Christmas lights show. Country Christmas Nights offer guests the Holiday Gift Shop for unique gift buying and the Christmas Cafe to enjoy dinner and holiday treats. To extend the fun, guests can make Christmas crafts in Santa’s Workshop. And, on special Saturdays, the kiddos can enjoy Breakfast with Santa with a bonus opportunity to get creative in Santa’s workshop, and much more.
Tue, Dec 3, 2019
Join the CSU College of the Arts and the Coca-Cola Space Science Center for an enchanting evening of music, art, and inspiration. Events begin with a wine and cheese reception at 5 p.m., followed by a 45 minute concert beginning at 5:37 p.m.