1690 Clara St
Columbus, OH 43211
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Lausche Building is known for being a much preferred venue for many business related events. Many meetings, banquets, expo shows are held here. Sales, recreational programs, exhibitions, trade and consumer shows are also buzzing in this space. The building is well equipped with conference rooms, rest rooms, theater area, stage and so on. The state-of-the-art facilities and services make it a fine host.
Ohio Expo Center is a versatile event space that is home to a multitude of local and cultural events all year round. The center houses venues such as the Celeste Center, where visitors can attend cultural and community events, fairs, festivals and expositions among other things. Boxing and other sporting events attract sporting enthusiasts from all over town. Shop for exquisite antiques and rare commodities on fair days. The Expo Center is a wonderful place to visit with family and friends during events. Check website for more details on current and upcoming events.
The Newport Music Hall is one of the oldest rock clubs in the country and it makes no attempt to hide its age. In fact, it is proud of its long history of supporting musicians from various genres. Hip-hop, rap, rock, and blues concerts are held at the hall. It can accommodate approximately 1,700 visitors. Past performers include Chuck Berry, the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, U2, Blink 182, The Pretenders and John Lee Hooker.
Gateway Film Center is a trendy, independent theater that is home to some of the rarer movies to hit the big screen. The weird, the wacky and the wonderful often grace the screens at this cinema and spectators delight in watching their films with tasty concessions and even a bottle of beer or two.
Bearing witness to any play or performance at Mershon Auditorium is a multi-sensory treat. Located adjacent to the Wexner Center for the Arts, this place has been host to remarkable performances since 1957. This 2,500 seater has unique seating options and can be arranged in numerous fashions to accommodate different types of productions. Being a part of the Ohio State University, it is host to many university and Wexner Center events.
Named for its benefactor, Victoria's Secret magnate Les Wexner, the Wexner Center for the Arts is a self-contained monument to everything artistic. It houses a venue for every type of art imaginable, and the place itself is a work of art in terms of architecture, landscaping and interior design. There are world-class facilities for film and video screenings, gallery exhibitions, concerts and all manner of performing art. Look for a varied schedule of programming, including performances by renowned musicians like She & Him and Robert Forster, as well as retrospective exhibitions like Andy Warhol: Other Voices, Other Rooms, and even screenings of cinematic masterpieces such as Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds.
Sullivant Hall Theater located inside The Ohio State University, is a venue that promotes the theater culture of the city. The theater is used to stage theatricals, concerts and more by the upcoming talents of the university as well as established artists. If you are in the city and are interested in performing arts, attending a show at the Sullivant Hall Theater is a must. To know the schedule of performances here, check the website
Located at the Ohio State University, the Archie M. Griffin Grand Ballroom, also called the Ohio Union Ballroom, is a large and beautiful hall that entertains with all different types of events. It's a great place to host private gatherings, and the management make sure you go home happy. Elegant decor and stunning service make the Grand Ballroom at the Ohio Union a perfect place for a glamorous celebration. Do contact for availability and other details.
Just a few blocks from the Ohio State University campus, there's Rumba Café, a vivacious live-music venue if there ever was one. Some nights, rock bands take the stage, others it's a jazz combo or a Latin ensemble; often there's soul to be heard here, and some funk if you're lucky. Drinks are made stiff, and to eat there's a selection of bocas, a South American variation on the Spanish tapas. The space itself is cozy and lived-in, and that helps make every performance all the more intimate. See website for concert schedule, photos and more.
Hughes Hall HU, located inside the The Ohio State University, is one of the finest halls of the university. The place is used to stage events, meetings, and cultural shows. With primer sound and light equipments, the shows here are brilliant to watch. If you are a lover of performing arts or simply want to explore the culture of the city, Hughes Hall HU is the place to go.
Nestled amid a cluster of houses down a quiet street, The House with No Name is a DIY event venue that has garnered quite a following since its inception in 2013. Located just a short distance away from the Ohio State University campus, this lively event venue hosts concerts by local and touring bands, including the likes of The Runovers, Tightwolf and Drunk Punks. Apart from concerts, The House with No Name also hosts comedy shows and occasional poetry readings. You can check out the venue's performance schedule online on Facebook or Tumblr. Donations for the touring bands are greatly appreciated.
Known formerly as Victorian's Midnight Cafe, The Shrunken Head is a popular hangout and music venue in the Dennison Place neighborhood of the city. Catering to a variety of rock genres, like Psychobilly, Rockabilly, Ska, Gothic, and Punk, this venue strives to be the quintessential rock and roll club in the city. There's also a good selection of beer offered, including international brands like Carlsberg, Stella Artois, and Beck's. If you get hungry, then you can order a pizza from the neighboring La Galleria pizza place. Do see the website or call to know more.