Newbery Medalist Kwame Alexander recently embarked on a month-long tour in celebration of the release of Rebound, prequel to his 2014 novel-in-verse, The Crossover. Alexander traveled to bookstores and libraries across the country aboard a bus featuring artwork from the new book cover. The author also visited schools and surprised students and teachers by picking them up […]
May 19, 2018
31st Anniversary Gala
As The King Arts Complex’s celebrates another incredible year of connecting community through the arts, we invite you to be part of the festivities at our 31st annual Gala!
Join us Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Hilton Columbus Downtown as we honor a true Columbus trailblazer, businesswoman and community advocate Donna A. James. The evening will begin at 7 p.m. with a VIP dinner followed by a conversation with our guest of honor moderated by Yvette McGee Brown, Esq. The Gala will feature intimate concert performances by Stokley and Tim Bowman, dessert stations, cash bars, and more. NBC4’s Mike Jackson will serve as Master of Ceremony for this special night.
All proceeds from the evening will support The King Arts Complex in its mission to provide our community with artistic programming that challenges and inspires.
Group exhibition features artists inspired and given opportunities by “Black Panther” Bryan Moss hadn’t realized it at the time, but every time he went to see “Black Panther” in the theater, he was with white males. “It’s funny to think about now, but then you realize that, with the crowds who were seeing it and […]
The King Arts Complex continues to remember the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. On April 4, 1968, Reverend King was shot and killed, on a balcony at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee, at 6:01 CDT. At 7:01 EST, on Wednesday, an audience of more than 300 people held […]
Today marks 50 years since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., signifying a dark and senseless moment in the nation’s history. Many who are living today remember where they were and what they felt when they learned of his death. Millions of people around the world are expected to commemorate King’s life with peaceful […]