Editor's Picks: 19 things to do this weekend
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.
- MINT collective hosts Spring Fundraiser event
- Lo-fi outfit HYTWR at Café Bourton Street
- Megadeth and more at Rock on the Range Day 1
- Sharon Dougherty/Ursula Brenner/Barry Gunderson open at Art Access Gallery
- "Belladonna of Sadness" screens at Gateway Film Center
- Six One Pourbeer festival at Huntington Park
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.
- Restored "Daughters of the Dust" screens at Wexner Center
- Chicago rapper Cupcakke at MINT
- Pretty Mighty Mighty, Earwig, Colin Gawel at Spacebar
- Chelsea Wolfe early show at Ace of Cups
- Swedish spooks Ghost highlight Day 2 of Rock on the Range
- TIP at The Xclusive Venue
- Zaftig Brewing'snew taproom reopens
"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.