The Cincinnati Debate Society had its first event of the season. College student Jack Mclaughlin and IT specialist Noah Weaver debated the resolve: Ohio should ban the sale and purchase of semi-automatic assault rifles.
A lot of work (and money) has been put toward turning Elm Street into Cincinnati’s arts axis. How is that paying off? Well, four of our first five picks this week take place along a two-block stretch of Elm. And that doesn’t even count the CSO – and they’re playing, too. So park once, and enjoy often.
The most basic elements of any story are a beginning, a middle and an end. The more nuanced elements include an introduction, interesting characters, conflict, high stakes, transformation and resolution. By any of these measures, the story of Cincy Stories remains incomplete. The end, or resolution, is nowhere in sight. But the power of a story, in the telling and the hearing, has been plain to see.
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham will be the final speaker in this season’s Montgomery Woman’s Club Town Hall Lecture Series.
Repeat after us: Pay no attention to the falling snow. It’s spring. It’s really spring. Whatever Mother Nature’s capricious weather, there are still plenty of great reasons to get out of the house this week for great arts offerings. In particular, although Holy Week doesn’t start until Sunday, Easter-themed programs are popping up like daffodils.
However one looks at it, this is a week of transition: Winter is fading but hasn’t completely surrendered. Daylight saving time has begun, returning our early mornings to darkness. For observant Christians, Lent is half over, but Easter is still weeks away. It’s the same in our arts scene, with events looking forward and back, opening and closing. Here are some not to miss.
The AJC Cincinnati and the Jewish Community Relations Council, the nonpartisan public affairs arm of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, will host a community forum to examine the immigration issue.