The McConnell Arts Center is located at 777 Evening St. For more information, call (614) 431-0329 or visit www.mcconnellarts.org.

The McConnell Arts Center is located at 777 Evening St. For more information, call (614) 431-0329 or visit www.mcconnellarts.org.

The MAC's main gallery will feature "The Parnassus Project: Jim Leek and Tina Bozzuto" July 1 through Aug. 22. The exhibit showcases vintage photographs and inspired fictional stories, in an interactive display encouraging viewer participation. An artist reception will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, July 15.

Christian Howes will take the stage at 7 p.m. Friday, July 2. Howes is an Ohio State alumni and a jazz violinist. Tickets are $10.

The "Summer Sparkles at the MAC" fundraiser will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 29. Tickets for the fundraiser are $25 each, and include entry to the event, two drink tickets, dessert and the chance to win prizes. Guests will have the opportunity to sign the MAC's backstage wall.