Editor's picks: 24 things to do this weekend

Staff Writer
Columbus Alive

The first weekend in April brings us rap shows, boozy desserts (like upscale Jell-O shots!), a Harry Nilsson tribute show and much more. As always, here's what I'd do this weekend if I could be everywhere all the time.


Indulge in boozy desserts

Skip the meal and head straight for the hooched-up desserts.

Dead is Dead does Nilsson Schmilsson at Ace of Cups

"Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter" at Gateway Film Center

"Spring" at Gateway Film Center

Joss Parker's "Urban Euphoria" at Gallery 831

April Frequency Fridays at It Looks Like It's Open


CCAD Spring Art Sale at Loann Crane Center for Design

Snap up some affordable art from up-and-coming artists.

World of Shojo Manga! Mirrors of Girls' Desires exhibit opening at Billy Ireland Cartoon Library & Museum

CD102.5 Day: Side B at the LC Pavilion

Lydia Loveless at Columbus Athenaeum

Michael Bush at various galleries

Gallery Hop in the Short North

Explore Somali food at the delightful Hoyo's Kitchen

Blue Jackets vs. Penguins at Nationwide Arena

Shakey Graves in the CD102.5 Big Room

The Wet Darlings, Brave Weather and V!BES at Brothers Drake Meadery

HEATWAVE! at Ace of Cups

Pints & Paintings at The Pint House


Track down Mikkeller's Beer Geek Brunch to try some weasel poop in your beer

Yeah, it's real, and it's delicious.

"I've Got a Bad Feeling About This" at Gateway Film Center

Check out the reopened Knotty Pine Brewing in Grandview

"Bullitt" at Gateway Film Center

"Mad Men" final season premiere at Gateway Film Center

Chris Forsyth with Mike Shiflet at Wild Goose Creative