Top things to do in Columbus for Feb. 28-March 1

Cinema Revival: A Festival of Film Restoration, Thursday, Feb. 27-Tuesday, March 3

Catch screenings of restored classic films and talks from film experts at the Wexner Center for the Arts’ sixth annual Cinema Revival festival through Tuesday. Get a pass to the whole festival to enjoy works by the likes of Susan Sontag, John Huston and Buster Keaton alongside talks by pros from the Cohen Film Collection, the Academy Film Archive, Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures and more.

New York City FC vs. Columbus Crew SC, Sunday, March 1

While last year’s home opener was met with unabashed joy at still having a team to root for, this year’s first match will be one of hopeful curiosity. Gone are Crew mainstays like Justin Meram, Federico Higuain, Gaston Sauro, Wil Trapp and Zack Steffen, as second-year coach and GM combo Caleb Porter and Tim Bezbatchenko put their mark on the roster. When the team takes the pitch at Mapfre at 12:30 on Sunday, fans will get to know new names like Lucas Zelarayan and Vito Wormgoor, as well as a more familiar one, the homegrown Sebastian Berhalter, son of former Crew coach and current men’s national team coach Gregg Berhalter.

Dennis Lehane, Sunday, March 1

Dennis Lehane is an acclaimed novelist but is even better known for the film and television versions of his work: his novels “Shutter Island,” “Mystic River,” “Gone, Baby, Gone,” “Live By Night” and “The Drop” were all adapted into feature films, and Lehane was a staff writer on HBO’s The Wire. Lehane will give a talk Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Main Library as part of Columbus Metropolitan Library’s Carnegie Author Series. The event is free but advance registration is required.

Classic Albums Live: Pink Floyd’s The Dark Side of the Moon, Saturday, Feb. 29

Classic Albums Live, a concert series based in Toronto, Ontario, is set to perform Pink Floyd’s groundbreaking album The Dark Side of the Moon in its entirety at the Lincoln Theatre this Saturday at 8 p.m. The performance will feature each song from the album note-for-note and cut-for-cut, including megahits such as “Money” and “Us and Them.”


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