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Beth Gill
Catacomb
Apr 6–Apr 9
Performance Space

“These dancers are like electrical currents, and Ms. Gill, with her usual deft sensitivity, tunes us into their vibrations.”—New York Times

Bessie Award–winning, New York City–based dance artist Beth Gill makes her Wex debut with her latest piece, Catacomb. The new...

Donny McCaslin Group
Apr 19
Performance Space

“McCaslin’s lithe, combustible quartet....has a bedrock relationship with groove, but also a genius for permutation….Beginning with a synthesizer throb in free tempo, it gathered a rolling fervor with a tenor solo that felt both tempestuous and prayerful.”—New York Times

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Vijay Iyer Sextet
May 20
Performance Space

“Iyer is the most celebrated pianist in jazz—he may be the most celebrated musician in jazz right now—and that gives him great creative license…Like the greatest pianists in jazz history—Bud Powell, Art Tatum, Thelonious Monk, Bill Evans—Iyer could never be mistaken for anyone else...

Parallel Connections
Oct 20–Oct 21
Mershon Auditorium

Three Columbus organizations committed to dance unite for Parallel Connections. Join BalletMet, The Ohio State University Department of Dance (supported by Ohio State’s College of Arts and Sciences), and the Wexner Center for the Arts as they come together for three performances only...