Category: Discussion/Talks

What to Do/See/Hear | May 9-15

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.

Cincy Stories is building community one story at a time

Chris Ashwell and Shawn Braley at The Woodward

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.

What to Do/See/Hear | March 21-27

"Cleopatra" by Cagnacci

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.

What to Do/See/Hear | March 14-20

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.