Category: Performing Arts

What to Do/See/Hear | May 16-22

By any measure, this weekend is one of the year’s best for the number and variety of happenings around town. Chalk it up to May, traditionally the transitional month from spring to summer and indoor to outdoor. Obviously, this year’s weather has skipped the “spring” part of that transition, but the events are blooming right on schedule.

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.

What to Do/See/Hear | May 2-8

This week is proof that some of the biggest events can come in the smallest packages. Whether it’s a museum or a movie for the little ones, the personal connection of music performed just feet away or the beauty seen in small pieces of art, we have an event that’s just the right size for you.

Faces of Fringe: kinda weird, kinda wonderful

(Top) Siri Imani and Jennie Wright; Vicky Alcorn; (middle) Rob Keenan, Katie Chal and Patty Chal; (bottom) Victoria Hawley; Erika Kate MacDonald and Paul Strickland

Cincinnati’s Fringe Festival describes itself like this: “Kinda weird, like you.” Produced by Over-the-Rhine’s Know Theatre, this annual summertime theater-bender draws a fleet of artists – dancers, actors, playwrights, musicians, visual artists, puppeteers, clowns and storytellers – from across the country to share their strangest, riskiest work with audiences in spaces scattered throughout Over-the-Rhine.

What to Do/See/Hear | April 25-May 1

MusicNOW eighth blackbird

It’s time for a seasonal changing of the guard. With May just around the corner, many of Greater Cincinnati’s purveyors of cultural entertainment are wrapping up either their current undertakings or their season. That’s good news for you: There’s plenty to catch, both coming and going.