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Click here to check out the WCBI video footage from our opening reception.
Mississippi Bicentennial Songwriting Contest
Submit your own original song about
our great state & vye for cash prizes!
This event is offered in partnership with Main Street Columbus.
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Take a walk through Mississippi history with Columbus Community TheatreYouth and meet some of our state's historical and
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A Movie Viewing
Come and watch the hit movie based on Kathryn Stockett's popular book which will bring both tears & laughter.
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In the Writer's Words with Katy Simpson Smith
Join the awarding-winning author in a discussion of her works, Q & A, and readings from her highly popular novels.
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Won't you join us in supporting
the ARTS by becoming a member?
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Summer-Fall 2017 Season at a Glance
Gallery Opening Reception for each month’s new exhibit is held the first Thursday of each month unless
Free and open to the public.
5:30 p.m.-7 p.m.
July 6, 2017
& Uncle Bunky
Children Cartoon Artwork
August 3, 2017
Elements in Transition
Open call for artwork
based on Mississippi books
September 28, 2017
During Dowtown Artwalk
& Lee McCarty
Artist Alley: Kathie Baeuerlin
October 5, 2017
Artist Alley: Dr. Gillian Furniss
November 2, 2017
Faye Asadi & Karen Powell
CAC Postcard Exhibit
December Artist Alley:
Southern Fiber Artists
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LUNCH & TALK w/RHETA GRIMSLEY JOHNSON
Thursday, July 6
Lunch begins @ 11:30 am--$12 | Writer’s Talk @ Noon--FREE
KAT HERD RADEO SHOW
Saturday, July 15, 7 pm, $15/$17
Friday, July 28, Tour times 6:30, 7, 7:30 & 8 pm, FREE
MOVIE SHOWING--“THE HELP”
Friday, August 11, 7 pm, FREE
IN THE WRITER’S WORDS w/ KATY SIMPSON SMITH
Thursday, August 17, 7 pm, FREE
THE SUMIC TRIO
Sunday, August 27, 2 pm, $10/$12
POSSUM TOWN TALES STORYTELLING FESTIVAL
Friday-Saturday, September 22-23
Prices vary according to event.
Friday, October 6, 7 pm, FREE
MISSISSIPPI SONGWRITING CONTEST & PERFORMANCE
Entry deadline--August 31
Closed Judging Presentation--September 29, 6 pm
Performance--Tuesday, October 10, 5:30 pm
Trotter Convention Ctr. Courtyard. FREE
ART IN FASHION SHOW
Sunday, October 15, 3 pm, $20/$25
“WAR OF THE WORLDS”
Thursday, Oct. 26, 7:30 pm; Saturday, Oct. 27, 2 & 7:30 pm;
Monday, Oct. 30, 7:30 pm, Price TBA
VIENNA BOYS CHOIR
MUW Rent Auditorium
Friday, October 27, 7:30 pm, Price TBA
IN THE WRITER’S WORDS w/ DEBORAH JOHNSON
Thursday, November 2, 7 pm, FREE!
GHOSTS & LEGENDS TOUR
Friday & Saturday, November 10 & 11
Tour times 6:30, 7, 8, & 8:30 pm, $10/$12
KATE CAMPBELL & TRICIA WALKER IN CONCERT
Friday, November 17, 7 pm, $15/$17
TWIN KENNEDY IN CONCERT
Thursday, November 30, 7:30 pm, $15/$17
Friday, December 1
Parents's Night Out-- 5 - 8 pm, $5
Cash for Christmas Drawing--7:45 pm
FLORAL DESIGNS by RALPH NULL
Sunday, December 3, 2 pm, $20/$25
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BEGINNING OIL PAINTING
with Emmie Sherertz
August 22, 24, 29, 31
6:30 pm, For ages 21 & up, $95
ARTS FOR ALL
10 am to Noon for ages 5-15.
Classes to be announced for
October 7 & November 4.
A TASTE OF ART
6:30 pm for ages 16 & up.
PAINTING wIth DOTS
with Elayne Goodman
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and more information closer to class' date.
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