Wexner Center announces fall schedule

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

Special post by Alive intern Matthew Lovett

The Wexner Center for the Arts just announced their lineup of events for this fall. Here are the highlights of what's coming later this year.

  • Stephen and Timothy Quay are going to debut their newest work, "Mistaken Hands" at the Wexner on Nov. 2. The Quay Brothers will also be introducing the Pre-Code horror movie "Freaks" on Oct. 31.
  • "Blues for Smoke," an exhibition featuring a variety of modern works that delve in to the blues and "blues aesthetics." The exhibition runs from Sept. 21 through Dec. 29, and will include The Star-Faced One, a tribute to Sun Ra. Performances from Lonnie Holley and Columbus local Brian Harnetty will be part of that program. Other performances in conjunction with "Blues for Smoke" byTerakaft and Byron Stripling Quartet featuring Bobby Floyd.
  • Colin Dunne's "Out of Time," a performance that will showcase the life of the Irish step dance prodigy. Coming to the Capitol Theatre at the Riffe Center on Sept. 27.
  • "We're Gonna Die," an Obie-winning performance from Young Jean Lee and her band Future Wife, is coming Oct. 11-12. The play is about none other than death - something that everyone has in common.
  • New York City-based theater group Elevator Repair Service is bringing their newest performance co-commissioned by the Wexner Center, "Arguendo," to the stage Nov. 16-17.
  • From Oct. 10-25, all nine of Alfred Hitchcock's silent films will be screened at the Wexner. The films are part of a touring series known as the "Hitchcock 9," which shows all the films in a restored format from the British Film Institute. Among the films being screened is "Blackmail."
  • Award-winning architect Steven Holl, the brain behind the Bloch Addition to the Nelson-Atkins Museum and certain buildings for MIT's campus, will be holding a Glimcher Lecture.
  • The family-friendly international film festival, "Zoom!" will be holding its 10th anniversary Dec. 5-8.

For more information on the fall schedule, head to the Wexner Center's fall arts preview page.