Labor Day Weekend Starts NOW!

First, I want to say that I wish I had promoted last weekend’s events but due to some personal issues was not able to. Soooo, I will do a little pimping of one particular event: Urban Scrawl. WOW does not even begin to describe this year’s entries so I will just show you a few pics of the diversity and talent of the 60+ artists who participated!

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Now, on to what is happening this week and weekend!

Beginning today, Restoration Brew Worx will be featuring Chad Cochran‘s works

Restoration Brew Worx


a different sort of blue: Chad Cochran

During September


Please visit, throughout the month of September, to view new photography and multi media works.
(there is no opening event, visit at your leisure)
Wednesday and Thursday 4-10 pm
Friday and Saturday 4-11 pm
Sunday 12-6 pm

Homeport Gallery

779 East Long Street

Passages: Bridges to the Future

Thursday September 3

6-9 p.m.


Please join the Creative Women of Color for: “Passages: Bridges to the Future”
Thursday September 3, 2015  6-8 pm
Exhibit runs September 2nd -Sept 29th
Exhibiting Artists:
Anna Austin
April Sturkey Sunami
Beryl Thompson
Debbie McBroom
Gaye Reissland
Janet George
Kenya Davis
Lynne Prillerman
Merele Wilder
Michele Hoff West
Michol Childress
Pepper Johnson
Phe West
Rozelia McQueen
Teri Thomas
Yolande Berger

Feather Your Nest

Fall Vintage & Made Market


All Weekend


Join Feather Your Nest for their monthly market where they offer new, vintage and handmade items from local artisans. They restyle the shoppe for a completely new shopping experience each month.
Friday September 4 5-8:00 pm
Saturday, September 5 10-2:00 pm
Sunday, September 6 10-2:00 pm

Convergence: Christopher Burk and Jacci Delaney

Brandt-Roberts Galleries

642 North High

Opening Reception

Friday September 4

5:30- 8:00 p.m.


Convergence: Christopher Burk and Jacci Delaney will be on view from September 4th to September 27th, with an artists’ reception on September 4th from 5:30 to 8 pm. This exhibit is free and open to the public.
In addition, Burk and Delaney will each exhibit with a chosen contemporary in order to showcase their work in the context of other emerging artists of Columbus. Cody Heichel and Natalia Arbelaez’s use of watercolor and sculpture, respectively, provide a greater purview of the contemporary arts scene in Columbus.

Fashion Meets Music Festival

September 5th and 6th

Arena District


Fashion Meets Music Festival is a two-day, four-stage festival featuring a variety of the best acts in live music and fashion. The festival fuses two loves into one celebration elevating music and fashion into an experience featuring live performances, runway shows, local food, beverages, unique activations, and more.
The festival will return to the Arena District in Columbus, OH this Labor Day Weekend and will require a ticket for entry. Join us as this year’s lineup will include a collaboration of the nations’ hottest music acts and fashion designers that will not only attract and bring together the local Columbus community but will position Columbus, OH as a Labor Day weekend destination; September 5 & 6, 2015.
Buy your tickets at

Girls to the Front!

What the Rock?!

September 5-30th


What the Rock?! will be opening their walls again for an art show benefitting FemmeFest 2015. Girls to the Front will be work by local artists who are inspired by the theme of FemmeFest, which is feminism, anti-violence, expression and intersectionality. A celebration of powerful women, non violent resistance, and awareness of equality are some of the themes that will be explored. Partcicpating artists will give a portion of the selling price to FemmeFest’s charity which is Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Org, which works throughout Ohio to eliminate violence perpetuated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification. What the Rock?! will also donate 15% of all retail sales to the Buckeye Region Anti-Violence Organization during the show’s opening as well.
Buy some kick ass local art and help a local charity at the same time! Celebrate the awesomeness of Femmefest! It’s a win win for everyone. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Stone Village Art Gallery

Spirit Animus: Michal Childress

Saturday September 5

5- 7 p.m.


On Saturday, September 5 from 5 – 7 pm, Stone Village Art Gallery welcomes local artist, Michol Childress, and her beautiful collection of new work, “Spirit Animus” (Breath of Life), which explores and investigates the schism and tension between the expected beauty of the human figure, and the unexpected sensuality of nature.
In addition to Michol’s new exhibit, a delicious array of foods and desserts will be on hand for the opening reception. The exhibit will hang within Stone Village Art Gallery through Sunday, September 27.


Girl & Guy Republic

32 West 5th Avenue

Opening Reception 

Saturday September 5th

5:30- 6:30 p.m.


Emanate – a group art exhibition featuring local artists. Curated by Laura Kuenzli of Rivet and partnered with Girl & Guy Republic as venue host. Benefitting the second annual FemmeFest with a portion of art proceeds donated to their selected charity BRAVO.
FemmeFest: Anti-Violence, Expression, Intersectionality
Honoring women of diverse identities and gender expressions in a celebration of creative resilience and power.
BRAVO – works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification, domestic violence, and sexual assault through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services, both within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities.
Thank you to Girl & Guy Republic for graciously hosting this exhibition at their venue.
Opening Reception on Saturday, September 5 to coincide with the Short North Arts District Gallery Hop from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Exhibition will remain on display through October 24. Visit the salon gallery during normal business hours.

OIL; Matt Carmean and Mario Joyce Harper

934 Gallery

934 Cleveland Avenue

Saturday September 5th

6:00 p.m. – 12 a.m.


As the seasons shift, 934 Gallery brings to its walls an exhibition featuring the work of two Ohioans whose varying paths have taken root in the same medium of expression: oil painting. Matt Carmean and Mario Joyce Harper deliver diverse yet harmonious visions in their joint show at 934 entitled OIL.

A Night with Justus and Friends: The Retirement Party

The Vanderelli Room

Saturday September 5th

9 p.m.- 12 a.m.


Come enjoy a festive night filled with amazing musicians. Senseless, Justus, Fleauxchild, Jai Carey, Kirk Diggler, Evalynn May, & Jae Esquire!!! Visual art on display by Christopher Tennant
Delicacies on sale provided by Willowbeez Soul Veg

Columbus Commons

Gallery of Echoes: The CMA Experience

Sunday September 6th

7  p.m.


This is a free concert in the Columbus Commons. Hear the Art, See the Music!
Join in at 7:00 for a set from the amazing Donna Mogavero and then Shadowbox will take the stage around 8 pm for the critically acclaimed Gallery of Echoes!
In collaboration with the Columbus Museum of Art, Shadowbox Live presents Gallery of Echoes : The CMA Experience – a 21-song cycle, multi-media performance where the artwork takes center stage. Original rock ‘n’ roll, evocative video, and contemporary dance compliment the visceral artwork selected from the museum’s permanent collection for this one-of-a-kind production. Gallery of Echoes : The CMA Experience is presented in part by PNC’s Arts Alive!


Venues Throughout Columbus

All Weekend



EXPERIENCE over 40 Columbus bands, local artists, workshops and 10 venues THIS WEEKEND.

FemmeFest is a 4-day collection of musical, artistic, and educational events in Columbus, OH that works to honor women of diverse identities and gender expressions in a celebration of creative resilience and power.

Funds go to BRAVO which works to eliminate violence perpetrated on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identification, domestic violence, and sexual assault through prevention, education, advocacy, violence documentation, and survivor services, both within and on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender communities.

Broad & High on WOSU



Watch a re-broadcast of Wednesday’s show featuring Toni Lipsey and Stephanie Rond both of whom have been interviewed here!

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival

Northam Park

Monday September 7th

10 a.m.- 5 p.m.


Join in the fun with free admission, great art, food and music at this annual event….pet friendly too!!!


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