Fund Drive VIP Perks Announced

Oct 10, 2012

Undecided VIP Membership
Undecided VIP Members may choose to redeem their VIP membership at any time during the next year.

  • VIP events will be announced on the website as they are organized and confirmed.  Email addresses are required for event updates.
  • Valid for 1 year from the date of donation.
  • VIP members also receive a WCBE branded 1GB flash drive, and VIP member key chain.
  • New this year: your ‘CBE VIP status earns you buy-one-get-one free admission at all station events for one year! Station events are defined as WCBE organized events. For example: our upcoming OSU vs Michigan Brunch & Viewing Party on 11/24, our annual spring dinner at Alana's Food & Wine, and our first-ever 'CBE golf tournament (summer 2013).

Wexner Center For The Arts: 2 Guest Passes
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to visit the Wexner Center for the Arts.

  • Now on exhibit – December 30, 2012: Annie Leibovitz - Come to the Wexner Center this fall to explore the work of photographer Annie Leibovitz in an exhibition that fills all our galleries. Leibovitz’s large and distinguished body of work encompasses some of the most well-known portraits of our time. She began her career as a photojournalist for Rolling Stone in 1970, while she was still a student at the San Francisco Art Institute. Her pictures have appeared regularly on magazine covers and in numerous publications ever since.                                                               

COSI – Body Worlds & The Brain
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to visit COSI and the exhibit, BODY WORLDS & The Brain.

  • Opens 10/17/12: Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS & The Brain includes more than 200 authentic human specimens - including entire bodies, individual organs, and transparent body slices - preserved through Plastination, a revolutionary specimen preservation process. This all-new presentation highlights neuroscience, brain development and performance.

MadLab Theatre & Gallery
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to attend an upcoming MadLab performance. MadLab Theatre and Gallery provides an artistic haven for the creation and experience of original works.


October 18 – November 3, 2012: From the producers of the wildly successful Cow Tipping and Other Love Stories comes The OGP Halloween Show: The Cellar and Other Places You Shouldn’t Go. The evening features a ghoulish collection of short plays to put you in the holiday spirit. And as always with OGP, chaos is guaranteed.

The Gateway Film Center: 4 Guest Passes
VIP members can choose to receive four VIP guest passes towards admission to the Gateway Film Center.

  • The Gateway Film Center is central Ohio's first dedicated film center and features a diverse mix of independent and commercial film in an intimate and stimulating environment. The Gateway Film Center is located on the Ohio State University South Campus at 1550 North High Street. Show times are available by calling (614) 545-2255 or online at

Available Light Theatre
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to attend an upcoming Available Light Theatre performance. Available Light Theatre is a fellowship of artists building a more conscious and compassionate world by creating joyful and profound theatre and serving our community.

Shadowbox Live
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to attend an upcoming Shadowbox Live performance. For 20 years this creative force has produced world-class productions, including original rock operas, traditional musicals, fine art exhibits, contemporary dance, and video / television.              

Shadowbox Live presents Full Moon

Currently – November 17, 2012
This fall, you won’t just be howling at the moon, you’ll be howling with laughter! Join Shadowbox Live for a brand new show, Full Moon. All new sketches and some of your favorite live rock ‘n’ roll tunes make up this 2 hour show filled with monsters, madness and mayhem!

Shadowbox Live presents Vampires

Currently – November 8, 2012
Shadowbox Live recedes into a sexy supernatural world with a brand new Stage 2 production, Vampires. Explore your endless fascination with these iconic creatures of the night with this intimate 2 hour performance of dance and music.

Shadowbox Live presents Chicago

Currently – November 11, 2012
Shadowbox Live is heading back to roaring 20’s with their latest musical, Chicago. Anything goes in The Windy City at the height of jazz and debauchery, even murder!

WCBE Sponsored Concert: Pair of Tickets
VIP Members can choose to receive a pair of tickets to attend a WCBE sponsored concert.

  • At least one WCBE sponsored concert will qualify for VIP admittance per month.
  • WCBE's VIP spring concert listing is posted online and include:


October 24: Divine Fits w/Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

October 26: Xavier Rudd

October 26: Old Crow Medicine Show

October 27: Ekoostik Hookah (local)

November 2: Gov’t Mule 

November 7: Matisyahu

November 13: Citizen Cope

Columbus Museum of Art: Family Admission Voucher
VIP members can choose to receive a family voucher towards admission at the Columbus Museum of Art. Art begins a conversation within ourselves and our community. The Columbus Museum of Art is where that conversation begins.

  • Now on exhibit: The Essential Elijah Pierce– As the final exhibition in its celebration of the Columbus 2012 Bicentennial, the Columbus Museum of Art is proud to present the work of one of America’s foremost woodcarvers and folk artists, Elijah Pierce. Joining his love of woodcarving and his vocation as a preacher, Pierce made carvings and sculptures that took their subject from the Bible, American popular and folk heroes, and contemporary events such as the Civil Rights movement and the Vietnam War.  His narrative carvings are regarded as some of the most individual, personal, whimsical, and spiritual ever produced by an American folk artist.