Greater Columbus Arts Council Arts Website Preserves Post-Protest Plywood Murals By Alison Holm • Jun 18, 2020 artunitescbus.com CAPA and the Greater Columbus Arts Council have created a website to catalog the temporary murals painted primarily in the Short North and downtown areas. GCAC, CAPA Team Up On Community Healing Project By Alison Holm • Jun 2, 2020 newsbreak.com CAPA and the Greater Columbus Arts Council are launching an effort to help heal the community. COVID-19 Pandemic Forces Cancelation Of Columbus Arts Festival And Comfest By Jim Letizia • Apr 3, 2020 The Greater Columbus Arts Council has canceled this year's Columbus Arts Festival due to coronavirus concerns and social distancing guilelines. Columbus Ticket Tax Revenue Below Projections By Jim Letizia • Dec 2, 2019 thestage.co.uk Columbus officials say after four full months of collections, revenue from the two new ticket taxes are below projections. Ticket Tax Opponents Launching Repeal Effort Today By Jim Letizia • Jul 8, 2019 An advocacy group plans to submit over 18 thousand petition signatures to the city clerk today seeking to ask voters to overturn Columbus' new ticket tax. A Look At This Year's Columbus Arts Festival By Alison Holm • Jun 7, 2019 columbusartsfestival.org Today is the start of the 58th annual Columbus Arts Festival downtown. Anti-Ticket Tax Group Says It Has Enough Signatures To Put It Up For A Vote By Jim Letizia • Mar 23, 2019 A group fighting Columbus' five percent ticket tax says it has collected enough petition signatures to put the tax before the voters. Ticket Tax Opponents Seek To Block Implementation With Amendment By Mike Foley • Jan 17, 2019 Opponents of the recently-passed pair of ticket taxes in Columbus are planning a charter amendment to block them from taking effect and considering litigation. Council Approves Ticket Tax And Crew Stadium Deal, Delays Campaign Finance Limit Vote By Jim Letizia • Dec 11, 2018 Columbus Partnership In their final meeting of the year, Columbus City Council members last night approved the adoption of two 5 percent ticket taxes to fund the arts and Nationwide Arena improvements. Columbus Council Revises Ticket Tax Proposal By Jim Letizia • Nov 28, 2018 Columbus City Council Tuesday unveiled a revised ticket-tax proposal cutting the rate sought by the Greater Columbus Arts Council from 7 to 5 percent. CBJ President Opposes Ticket Tax Proposal By Jim Letizia • Oct 31, 2018 youtube.com Columbus Blue Jackets team president Michael Priest is opposing the Greater Columbus Arts Council's proposed ticket tax. GCAC Submits Revised Ticket Tax Proposal To City Council By Jim Letizia • Sep 18, 2018 gcac.org The Greater Columbus Arts Council has revised its ticket tax proposal, saying venues up to 400 seats and events costing up to 10 dollars will be exempt from the proposed 7 percent fee. Ticket Tax Debated At CMC By Mike Foley • Sep 13, 2018 thestage.co.uk The Greater Columbus Arts Council's proposed ticket tax for events and admission to venues throughout the city was the topic of conversation at Wednesday's Columbus Metropolitan Club forum. GCAC Holds Public Forum On Proposed Ticket Tax By Mike Foley • Aug 23, 2018 The Greater Columbus Arts Council has proposed a ticket fee for events and admission to venues throughout the city. Columbus Art Houses And Performance Venues Open Their Doors To The Public This Weekend By Mike Foley • Oct 7, 2016 columbusopenstudioandstage.com Several artists and venues around Columbus open their doors to the public this weekend. Council Approves Money For Tourism, The Arts And Refuse Disposal By Jim Letizia • Mar 15, 2016 columbus.gov Columbus City Council last night approved 16 million dollars in contracts to expand the arts and tourism. New Interactive Project At This Year's Columbus Arts Festival By Alison Holm • Jun 12, 2015 columbusartsfestival.org The Columbus Arts Festival opens later this morning, and runs through Sunday evening. Columbus Arts Festival Starts Today By Alison Holm • Jun 7, 2013 The Columbus Arts Festival opens later today on both banks of the Scioto River from Main to Town Streets downtown.