The Performing Arts Showcase of the Columbus Invitational Arts Competition

The Performing Arts Showcase of the  Columbus Invitational Arts Competition is a peer-judged showcase event for groups that combine social/civic responsibility with artistic excellence. The Showcase will be held on Saturday, August 24, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue near the Columbus Main Library.  Women in Music – Columbus was honored with an invitation to participate this year because we are a community-oriented performing arts organization. Jessica Kahn, soprano, accompanied by Laura Flowers Benson, piano, will represent WMC in this  family-friendly night of top performance competition.  Tickets are $10 ($5 for children) at the door.  Members of WMC can get advance tickets for $5.  Contact Jerry Casey at for how to order your tickets in advance. These performances will be judged by a panel drawn from the participating groups, including one judge who will represent our organization. There will also be an audience-selected winner. Plan to attend and support your fellow WMC performers.

Other events in this competition include:
Visual Arts Exhibition, August 8- September 20, Main Library*
Studio Recordings Competition – Online
Literary Arts Competition, presented by the Columbus Creative Cooperative, Online

The Awards Ceremony is scheduled for August 29, 6-7 pm at the Columbus Main Library, 96 S. Grant Avenue.

*The Gallery reception for the Visual Arts Exhibition will be held August 29, 7-8 pm, following the Awards Ceremony.

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