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“A Place to Remember” New musical stage play spotlights historic Columbus neighborhood.

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by Mark Subel on September 19, 2012

New Harvest Urban Arts Center in partnership with The Ohio Historical   Society present “A Place to Remember” written by Stefanie Moss and directed by Herb Jones.“A Place to Remember” will be presented at the Ohio Historical Society located at 800 East 17th Ave Columbus, Ohio 43211 on Friday, September 28th and Saturday, September 29th at 7:30pm, with a special VIP Reception on Saturday the 29th at 6:00pm. The final show will be held on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00pm

“A Place to Remember” takes us on a journey through the rich cultural heritage of Columbus, Ohio. Using a combination of film, historic photography, music and performance art we are transported through time meeting the people, places, leaders, artists and musicians that helped to shape this great city we live in from 1923-2012. Our story begins in the late 1980’s in Poindexter Village with a young man that is attending East High School at the crossroads of his life. Due to peer pressure and the lack of love and a caring home, Tyrell finds himself in a gang. One day he graffiti’s the side of a building that belongs to a world famous artist in Columbus, Ohio. She then tells him the history of Poindexter Village and the Mt .Vernon neighborhood. There he learns the meaning of community and the role he plays in making the place he calls home, “A Place to Remember.” This innovative production is a story for all ages. It is powerful, uplifting and artfully told by the people who lived, worked, and loved the Long St / Mt. Vernon community (now known as the King-Lincoln district). “A Place to Remember” inspires hope and promotes community pride. It encourages us all to honor our past as we look toward the future.

Stefanie Moss is a poet and playwright born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. Stefanie loves to write about things going on in her community, life and the world around her. She spent 6 years writing and researching the history of the King –Lincoln district to ensure the historical accuracy of “A Place to Remember”. Currently, Stefanie is working on writing her second play and is the host of an online TV Show called Universal Pen on WebTV Columbus.

“A Place to Remember” is proud to be apart of the 200Columbus Bicentennial Celebration and is a proud winner of the 2012 Chase 200Columbus Neighborhood Grant Award

General admission tickets are $20.00 and VIP Reception and Cocktail hour tickets are $50.00. For box office information or to reserve your tickets today, contact New Harvest Urban Arts Center at 614-447-8810 or The Ohio Historical Society box office at 614-297-2300. Online tickets available now at www.aplacetoremember@eventbrite.com. Stay Connected, meet the cast and follow our progress “Like” A Place to Remember on facebook and follow us on twitter @APlace2Remember

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