2023 Special Events

Director: Eliane Henri
Runtime: 1 hr 47 min
Genre: Documentary
Country: United States

Date: April 26, 2023
6:00 pm – live jazz performance
7:00 pm – film screening
8:30 pm – post-film discussion
Location: Lincoln Theatre, 769 E Long Street, Columbus

Filmed in the jazz clubs of New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and across Mediterranean Europe on his unexpectedly final tour, Hargrove shines a bright spotlight on the genius of Roy Hargrove and his enormous contribution to the art of jazz.

Moviegoers are invited to attend a pre-screening performance at 6 pm with a roster of Columbus jazz all-stars featuring Bobby Floyd (keyboards), Zakk Jones (guitar), Cedric Easton (drums), Miles Smith (trumpet), Bryan Olsheski (saxophone), Halle Craig (bass), and Tia Ward (violin).

This film will be followed by a live panel discussion with the film’s producer and director Eliane Henri, Dr. Ted McDaniel (professor of African American music at The Ohio State University), Dr. Jack Marchbanks (WCBE’s Jazz Sunday), and other special guests, led by moderator and composer/drummer/educator Dr. Mark Lomax, II.

Learn more about the film here.

Tickets can be purchased through the CBUSArts website.

Director: Rob Reiner
Runtime: 1 hr 38 min
Genres: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: United States

Date: April 29, 2023
Time: 8 pm
Location: Palace Theatre, 34 W Broad Street, downtown Columbus


Join Cary Elwes (Westley) for a behind-the-scenes look at life on and off the set of the classic film, The Princess Bride. After a screening of the iconic movie, Elwes will engage in a moderated discussion revealing never-before-shared secrets and tales of inconceivable antics! Journey back to the lands of Florin and Guilder in an adventure filled with fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, miracles, and of course, true love.

This film will be followed by a Q&A and behind-the-scenes stories with Cary Elwes.

Learn more about the event here.

Tickets can be purchased through the CBUSArts website.