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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Philip Haas: Sculpture Breathes Life Into Painting & Music

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The Columbus Museum will be the Georgia venue for performance artist Philip Haas' upcoming international tour. Themes addressed include the unity of the arts, performance/ theater, time, and cultural history. 

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Cirque du Soleil AXEL

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It is with great excitement that Cirque du Soleil announces its new on ice spectacle that will spin you into the vibrant world of AXEL. This new production features spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics on ice, astonishing visual effects, and live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. AXEL will be gliding into the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus for 6 performances only from February 20-23, 2020.

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SBDC StartSMART

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Owning your own business is the American dream. Building it to withstand the test of time requires a unique set of tools. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the resources, support, and motivation to put your dream within reach. SBDC StartSmart™ provides the tools to: *Evaluate your concept and develop plans to move forward. *Improve knowledge of business fundamentals. *Build an infrastructure for business operations and processes. SBDC StartSmart™ graduates acquire: *An actionable business plan. *Access to financial and business resources. *A network of entrepreneurial peers and professionals. In this multi-session program, learn to plan and analyze your vision by creating a thoroughly researched and tested business plan. All sessions are led by experienced SBDC facilitators who help create a unique and powerful learning experience. Apply Today! Seating is limited. Applications are reviewed to ensure competitive conflicts are minimized and must be approved before attending. Ask about our EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT.

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Beyond Go Figure Exhibition

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Please join us for the first annual Beyond Go Figure exhibition at the Bo Bartlett Center this January and February! Beyond Go Figure consists of works created by The Founding Bo Bartlett Center Board of Advisors, The Bo Bartlett Center Board of Advisors, Sketching Under the Skylight Attendees, BBC Outreach Volunteers, and Donors. The exhibition will be on display from January 21, 2020 through February 28, 2020. *Cover art by Jo Farris

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US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo headlines the Carson McCullers Literary Awards at the Bo Bartlett Center

Fri, Feb 21, 2020 – Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Friday, Feb 21 -- US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo headlines the Carson McCullers Literary Awards at the Bo Bartlett Center. Reception 6:30 pm, Reading 7:30 pm. Saturday, Feb 22 -- US Poet Laureate Joy Harjo gives master class on writing at the Bo Bartlett Center, 10 am.

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an NEA Big Read Program

Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Join us for this incredible evening of verse and story with the U. S. Poet Laureate, Joy Harjo. Don't miss this opportunity to hear from and speak with one of our nation's leading writers and philosphers.

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Akeelah and the Bee

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Akeelah is an 11- year old girl growing up in a tough Chicago neighborhood. She is surrounded by realistic obstacles many young people face—crime, violence, drug abuse and the stress of wanting a better life. When her teacher pressures her into competing in her school’s Spelling Bee, Akeelah meets other competitors from different walks of life. She rises to the challenge of the Bee and learns that through hard work, perseverance, and friendship, words can change her world.

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Family Theatre presents The Rose of Treason

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Based on the true story of the White Rose group in Nazi Germany, it tells the story of Sophie and Hans Scholl who fought against the Nazi regime as university students.

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2020 GHSA Game Day Cheerleading Invitational

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 2020 2020 GHSA Game Day Cheerleading Invitational—Columbus State University (Lumpkin Center)

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Cirque du Soleil AXEL

On multiple days

It is with great excitement that Cirque du Soleil announces its new on ice spectacle that will spin you into the vibrant world of AXEL. This new production features spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics on ice, astonishing visual effects, and live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. AXEL will be gliding into the Columbus Civic Center in Columbus for 6 performances only from February 20-23, 2020.

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Local Historical & Sightseeing Tours of Columbus, Georgia

On multiple days

One-hour or two-hour tours of Columbus.

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Philip Haas: Sculpture Breathes Life Into Painting & Music

On multiple days

The Columbus Museum will be the Georgia venue for performance artist Philip Haas' upcoming international tour. Themes addressed include the unity of the arts, performance/ theater, time, and cultural history. 

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Security In An Increasing Dangerous World Symposium

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Join us February 22 from 9am to 12:30pm for the National Infantry Museum Foundation Leadership Lecture Series hosted by COL (Ret) Dr. Carl Savory.

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Creative Writing with Joy Harjo, Sandy Meeks, and Melissa Pritchard

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

A wonderful chance to learn and grow as a writer...and a reader. Joining Ms. Harjo will be essayist and author Melissa Pritchard and poet Sandy Meeks. This program is free and open to the public. *Photo credit Melissa Luekenbill

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Parent & Child Workshop: "Night Rider" at the Columbus Museum

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Ages 8-10 and caregivers FREE! Instructor: LynnLee Bolin Collaborate and create as a family! Participants will go on a gallery exploration to gather inspiration before visiting the Studio to create their own work inspired by "Night Rider" by Gene Davis.

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Beyond Go Figure Exhibition

On multiple days

Please join us for the first annual Beyond Go Figure exhibition at the Bo Bartlett Center this January and February! Beyond Go Figure consists of works created by The Founding Bo Bartlett Center Board of Advisors, The Bo Bartlett Center Board of Advisors, Sketching Under the Skylight Attendees, BBC Outreach Volunteers, and Donors. The exhibition will be on display from January 21, 2020 through February 28, 2020. *Cover art by Jo Farris

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Arbor Day Celebration

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Join us for the 42nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration at Cooper Creek Park!

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Columbus Storm VS East Alabama Predators

Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Columbus Storm Football team prepares for a hard fought battle against the East Alabama Predators from Opelika, Al. The Columbus Storm Football Organization looks to take the field for the first time in team history. For more updates, go to www.columbusstorm.com

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Akeelah and the Bee

On multiple days

Akeelah is an 11- year old girl growing up in a tough Chicago neighborhood. She is surrounded by realistic obstacles many young people face—crime, violence, drug abuse and the stress of wanting a better life. When her teacher pressures her into competing in her school’s Spelling Bee, Akeelah meets other competitors from different walks of life. She rises to the challenge of the Bee and learns that through hard work, perseverance, and friendship, words can change her world.

Read More

Family Theatre presents The Rose of Treason

On multiple days

Based on the true story of the White Rose group in Nazi Germany, it tells the story of Sophie and Hans Scholl who fought against the Nazi regime as university students.

Read More