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November 17, 2014

Performer Miranda July at the Wexner Center

1117 Miranda July at the WexPhoto credit: Todd Cole

In continued celebration of its 25th anniversary, the Wexner Center for the Arts is welcoming performer Miranda July to Columbus on Thursday, Nov. 20. July, who is filmmaker and writer, among other things, will be performing New Society, a show that incorporates audience participation.

This isn’t the first time July has had ties to the Wex: She received the Wexner Center Artist Residency Award for Media Arts more than ten years ago, back in 2001.

July’s New Society performance will be held Downtown at the Riffe Center’s Capitol Theater. It begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $21.50 for Wexner Center members, $26.50 for general admission and $16.50 for students. To learn more or to purchase tickets, visit WexArts.org—Heather Weekley, @heather_weekley

Posted by Capital Style on November 17, 2014 09:07 AM | Permalink

November 11, 2014

Coming to the Wexner Center: Zadie Smith and a Trunk Sale


Photo credit: Dominique Nabokov

Looking for some indoor activities as the cooler weather takes over Columbus? The Wexner Center for the Arts has you covered. We’ve highlighted some of the Wex’s upcoming events that are perfect for a date night or an afternoon with girlfriends.

  • Zadie Smith, an award-winning author who has published several novels, is coming to the Wexner Center on Thursday, Nov. 13. Beginning at 5 p.m., Smith will give a talk on race and culture, and she’ll be signing books after the event. Tickets to see Smith are free, but must be reserved in advance. Learn more here.
  • Get a head start on holiday shopping during a first-ever trunk sale at the Wexner Center Store on Saturday, Nov. 15. The sale features jewelry from Italian designer Monica Castiglioni, who makes unique rings, bracelets and other accessories. The trunk sale runs from noon to 4 p.m.
  • If you haven’t checked out Transfigurations: Modern Masters from the Wexner Family Collection, you still have time—the exhibition featuring works from Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti and Jean Dubuffet (among others) is on display through the end of the year. We chatted with Sherri Geldin, the director of the Wexner Center, about what it means to have the show at the Wex. Read the Q&A from our Daily Dish.

To learn more about the Wexner Center or its upcoming events, visit WexArts.org.

—Heather Weekley, @heather_weekley

Posted by Capital Style on November 11, 2014 09:24 AM | Permalink

November 4, 2014

The American Heart Association hosts a Go Red fashion show

In anticipation of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women Luncheon happening in February 2015, the organization is hosting a fashion show on Thursday, Nov. 13. Held at Dublin’s the Club at Corazon, the Go Red for Women Fashion Show will feature 12 heart disease survivors outfitted in clothing from local boutique Thread.

Along with the fashion show, guests will enjoy a silent auction and light bites. Tickets for event, which runs from 6 to 8:30 p.m., cost $50 per person. Purchase tickets online and find more information here. –Heather Weekley, @heather_weekley

Posted by Capital Style on November 04, 2014 08:38 AM | Permalink

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