2014 Fall/ Winter Season

New Agrarians in Concert

Friday, November 14, 2014, 7 p.m.

$10 in advance; $12 at the door

Songs and Stories from the Southland featuring Tom KimmelKate Campbell and Pierce Pettis. They are launching a tour showcasing stories and music steeped in the cultural foundations of the South. The trio’s name is inspired loosely on the Southern Agrarians, a collection of literary figures of the early 20th Century which, among other things, bemoaned what they viewed as a threat of modernism to the Southern Culture. The group was originally known as the Fugitive Poets and included the likes of Robert Penn Warren and John Crowe Ransom. The Agrarians were given rise from Nashville’s Vanderbilt University and their movement was launched in response to criticisms of the Southern way of life raised by H.L. Mencken.

"A Partial to Home Christmas"

Friday, December 5, 2014

8 p.m. (After Wassail Fest)

$10 adv; $12 door

Local musicians Paul Brady, Alicia Harper, Bo Jeffares, Dale Robertson and Roger Truesdale. 

Past Omnova 2014 Events

Pierce Pettis

7 PM, July, 3, 2014

Tickets: $10 advance, $12 at the door

"If records were novels, "That Kind of Love"(Pettis release) would be the kind of absorbing read that makes it to the top of the New York Times bestseller list. Instead we have an album full of story songs intelligently written, with beautiful melodies. Each tune reaches deep into the heart. The music of Pierce Pettis is timeless. "That Kind of Love" should be in every music lover's collection. It is simply that good." (FAME)

 

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"Partial to Home Concert"

7 pm, August 9, 2014

Tickets: $10 advance; $ 12 at the door 

 

Columbus Arts Council presents  "Partial to Home"  Concert  featuring local musicans

Paul Brady, Alicia Harper, Bo Jeffares, Dale Robertson and Roger Truesdale.

"Awake, My Soul The Story of the Sacred Harp"

Wednesday, October 10, 2014

Admission is a donation to Helping Hands Food Bank (please no baby foods)

 

"If you're a fan of American roots music, you won't want to miss 'Awake My Soul--The Story of the Sacred Harp.' Filmmakers Matt and Erica Hinton have done a fine job capturing the history, sound and spirit of this unusual but compelling art form that, trust me, you don't have to be religious to appreciate."


-Eric Zorn, Chicago Tribune

 

* Watch for information to come regarding our very own "First Annual Columbus Mississippi Memorial Sacred Harp Singing" event on Saturday, November 7, 2014, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m..  

 

For more information about the movie, please check out this website below.

Jesse Robinson & The Hip Waders

Mississippi's finest hot Jazz and cool Blues. 

October 15, 2014

 

ARTFordable

 
The time has come again for us to think about our annual ARTfordable show. 
 
For those of you new to the Columbus Arts Council, the ARTfordable exhibit is held annually in November and December. It showcases artwork from local area artists that is priced at $100 or less. We are looking to appeal to holiday shoppers who are looking for affordable, original artwork. You may submit up to six pieces that are priced at $100 or less using the attached form. Artwork needs to be dropped off on October 31 orNovember 1, and the opening of the show will be on Thursday, November 6. 
 
I can't wait to see your artwork! 
 
--Aislinn

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