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Feb 25

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Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals

Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

On Saturday, February 25th, twelve area high school students will compete in the 2017 Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals. This semifinals poetry slam will see teens from across the valley area take the spotlight as they compete to represent the city at the 2017 Brave New Voices conference, an international youth poetry festival, to be held in San Francisco, CA. Convening the top young poets and spoken word artists from across the United States and internationally, Brave New Voices 2017 will feature a diverse group of young writers, trendsetters and community and cultural leaders, as well as world-class workshops led by renowned poets and artists. The semifinals will take place at Fountain City Coffee (1007 Broadway) at 4 PM on Saturday, February 25th. The top 10 poets competing in the February semifinals are: Nastonjia Wiley- Early College Academy Ajanae Rosser- Early College Academy Sophia Bartell- Northside High School Tianna George- Shaw High School Kashari Peterson- Spencer High School Saalih Watson- Carver High School Trinity Grimes- Carver High School Jacquez Wright- Spencer High School Syniah Hood- Shaw High School Neosha McCllelan- Early College Academy Jeameela Wesson- Shaw High School Demetrius Ernest- Shaw High School The Fountain City Slam is open to youth of all backgrounds as a safe house to use poetry as a means of self expression and exploration. Students have experienced the benefits of this auxiliary arts education in their intellectual, personal, and social development. Through weekly workshops, poetry slams, national/regional/local performance opportunities, and community service, we’re watching the future take shape one word at a time. The Fountain City Slam is embarking on yet another fun-filled and enriching year of self expression. The open mic/slam takes place monthly at Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, 31901. Please see the below details on upcoming events: The Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals Come out and watch 12 local teens share their original work for a chance to make the 2017 Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam! The Top 5 finishers at this semifinals bout will advance to the finals in April! We have students representing G.W. Carver High School, Shaw High School, Kendrick High School, Brookstone, Northside High School, and Early College Academy! You don't want to miss this amazing show of young talent! Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals When: Saturday, February 25th @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Where: Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, 31901 Admission: FREE www.fountaincityslam.org fountaincityslam@gmail.com

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Feb 26

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Lightwire Theatre: Ugly Duckling

Ugly Duckling

Sun, Feb 26, 2017

Lightwire Theater, made famous on America’s Got Talent, brings the classic tale to audiences, young and old. This is an unforgettable theatrical experience. Witness the astounding magic of full-body puppetry and electroluminescent artistry of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, celebrating differences and transformation with the entire family.

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Columbus Reiki Share

On multiple days

Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. Location: Office of Ona Graham, Psy. D., on the corner of 17th St. and 15th Ave. in Columbus, diagonal to Durham's Pharmacy. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

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Home & Garden Show

On multiple days

The Ledger-Enquirer Home and Garden Show is the annual event for ideas and inspiration from local professionals for the home, garden and recreation!

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Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

On Saturday, February 25th, twelve area high school students will compete in the 2017 Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals. This semifinals poetry slam will see teens from across the valley area take the spotlight as they compete to represent the city at the 2017 Brave New Voices conference, an international youth poetry festival, to be held in San Francisco, CA. Convening the top young poets and spoken word artists from across the United States and internationally, Brave New Voices 2017 will feature a diverse group of young writers, trendsetters and community and cultural leaders, as well as world-class workshops led by renowned poets and artists. The semifinals will take place at Fountain City Coffee (1007 Broadway) at 4 PM on Saturday, February 25th. The top 10 poets competing in the February semifinals are: Nastonjia Wiley- Early College Academy Ajanae Rosser- Early College Academy Sophia Bartell- Northside High School Tianna George- Shaw High School Kashari Peterson- Spencer High School Saalih Watson- Carver High School Trinity Grimes- Carver High School Jacquez Wright- Spencer High School Syniah Hood- Shaw High School Neosha McCllelan- Early College Academy Jeameela Wesson- Shaw High School Demetrius Ernest- Shaw High School The Fountain City Slam is open to youth of all backgrounds as a safe house to use poetry as a means of self expression and exploration. Students have experienced the benefits of this auxiliary arts education in their intellectual, personal, and social development. Through weekly workshops, poetry slams, national/regional/local performance opportunities, and community service, we’re watching the future take shape one word at a time. The Fountain City Slam is embarking on yet another fun-filled and enriching year of self expression. The open mic/slam takes place monthly at Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, 31901. Please see the below details on upcoming events: The Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals Come out and watch 12 local teens share their original work for a chance to make the 2017 Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam! The Top 5 finishers at this semifinals bout will advance to the finals in April! We have students representing G.W. Carver High School, Shaw High School, Kendrick High School, Brookstone, Northside High School, and Early College Academy! You don't want to miss this amazing show of young talent! Fountain City Teen Poetry Slam Semifinals When: Saturday, February 25th @ 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM Where: Fountain City Coffee, 1007 Broadway, 31901 Admission: FREE www.fountaincityslam.org fountaincityslam@gmail.com

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Smells Like Team Spirit

Sat, Feb 25, 2017

The Cottonmouths play the Fayetteville FireAntz at 7:30 at the Columbus Civic Center. Gates open at 6:30PM.

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Columbus Reiki Share

On multiple days

Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. Location: Office of Ona Graham, Psy. D., on the corner of 17th St. and 15th Ave. in Columbus, diagonal to Durham's Pharmacy. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

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Home & Garden Show

On multiple days

The Ledger-Enquirer Home and Garden Show is the annual event for ideas and inspiration from local professionals for the home, garden and recreation!

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Lightwire Theatre: The Ugly Duckling/Tortoise and the Hare

Sun, Feb 26, 2017

In an age when technology seems to provide many distractions, Lightwire Theater, made famous on America’s Got Talent, brings together two classic tales to the modern stage. This is an unforgettable theatrical experience. Witness the magic of full-body puppetry and electroluminescent artistry with the entire family.

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Ugly Duckling

On multiple days

Lightwire Theater, made famous on America’s Got Talent, brings the classic tale to audiences, young and old. This is an unforgettable theatrical experience. Witness the astounding magic of full-body puppetry and electroluminescent artistry of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, celebrating differences and transformation with the entire family.

Read More >

Columbus Reiki Share

On multiple days

Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. Location: Office of Ona Graham, Psy. D., on the corner of 17th St. and 15th Ave. in Columbus, diagonal to Durham's Pharmacy. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

Read More >

Ugly Duckling

On multiple days

Lightwire Theater, made famous on America’s Got Talent, brings the classic tale to audiences, young and old. This is an unforgettable theatrical experience. Witness the astounding magic of full-body puppetry and electroluminescent artistry of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, celebrating differences and transformation with the entire family.

Read More >

Columbus Reiki Share

On multiple days

Reiki practitioners and members of the public are invited to participate in a Reiki Share from 2:00-3:30 pm on the second Saturday of each month beginning Sept 10, 2016. Free. Location: Office of Ona Graham, Psy. D., on the corner of 17th St. and 15th Ave. in Columbus, diagonal to Durham's Pharmacy. For information, contact Philip Chan, 706-563-3539 after 10 a.m.

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12th Annual Trivia Bee

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Will You BEE There? Literacy Alliance's 12th Annual Trivia Bee

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Once

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

Winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. This unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance and an unforgettable story about going for your dreams.

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