Category: Performing Arts

STAGE: movers & makers of the moment

James Gilmer and Maizyalet Velázquez

Theater is exploding with life in Cincinnati, with record crowds and exciting new venues on the horizon. And the dance season is leaping into the future with a new work by an established local master. Contributor David Lyman shares his thoughts on who and what to watch onstage between now and Thanksgiving.

VISUAL: movers & makers of the moment

21c: Germán Gómez (Spanish), “Drawn VI” (from the Drawn series), mixed media drawing, 2007

While the FotoFocus 2016 Biennial in October will dominate the fall scene, contributions to the rich tapestry of our visual arts landscape continue to emerge from fresh sources. Maria Seda-Reeder shares her thoughts on the artistic movers and makers to watch this autumn season.

MUSIC: movers & makers of the moment

Chick Corea

The jazz and classical music scene in Cincinnati continues to be infused with an infectious dynamism, highlighted by new ideas, new venues, new pairings and new music. Contributor Tom Consolo shares profiles and must-see performances of the fall season.

Lumenocity lights up the block

Visitors could design their own colors show.

Over 22,000 people bathed in the colorful sights and sounds surrounding the Lumenocity concerts Aug. 5-7 at the Taft Theatre, 76,000 more experienced via radio and TV broadcasts and live web streams. Outside the Taft, the free block party raged.