Editor's Picks: 19 things to do this weekend

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive


Lisa Bella Donna record release show at The Summit

Though Lisa Bella Donna, who lived as Adam Smith for much of her life before "stepping outside for the first time," as she termed it, in July 2015, has felt imprisoned for decades in some ways, her music has always been defined by its complete disregard for boundaries. That sense of freedom carries through her debut solo recording as Lisa Bella Donna,Looking Out Looking On(out on Kvltvre Klvb, a new local label launched by Tom Butler and Ricky Thompson), which she'll perform selections from during a record release show at the Summit on Friday, May 20.


Garage pop-sters Sega Genocide at Ace of Cups

For the past few years, it seemed just as likely to see a PBR tall boy can in someone's hand at a local show as it was to see Sega Genocide onstage. And yet, a full-length record from the garage-pop band remained elusive. Until now.


"Patterns of Life" exhibition at William H. Thomas Gallery

"Patterns of Life" reflects a universality, a permanence amid change, a weaving together of things established with things emerging. This exhibit by A Village Collective at the William H. Thomas Gallery is bridging the gap between arts community elders and younger generations of creatives in Columbus, curator Shelbi Harris said. The "Patterns" aspect acknowledges the passing down of culture and community from elders to a younger generation of artists.