Arts Council to welcome Buddy Wakefield back to Columbus

An artist with a history of visiting Columbus is coming back this week. Caitlyn Smith, with the Columbus Area Arts Council, explains that Buddy Wakefield, a three-time international champion of slam poetry, and a spoken-word artist, will be performing Thursday evening at Yes Cinema.

Tickets for Wakefield’s Thursday night performance are $10.

Wakefield’s workshop will be Friday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at 411 Sixth Street. Tickets for the workshop are $40.

Tickets for both events are available online at