Tag: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

An artful panacea for the blues of March

“Fancy Free,” Cincinnati Ballet

T.S.Eliot called April “the cruelest month.” That may be true for London, but here in Cincinnati it must be March. We all need some inspiration to get through those raw, lingering, gray days with highs in the 30s. For many, it’s the transformative power of the arts. Here are some special arts events to nourish your soul in the weeks to come.

What to Do/See/Hear | Feb. 28-March 6

For many in the Tri-state, especially those near a river, torrential rains and rising waters made the last week a little stressful. If life has drained your spiritual tank, we have a few ideas for refueling it – most of them on high ground. It’s a particularly rich music weekend.

ArtsWave’s ‘impact journey’

The Ripple Effect

Throw a pebble into a pond, and the ripples spread outward.
If you sing a song in the city, do the notes ripple outward as well? Does a mural ripple? A Shakespeare play? Do these ripples affect communities, and even the economies they touch?

What to Do/Hear/See | Jan. 24-30

The spectrum is overflowing this week, to mix my metaphors. From the history of Jews in China to live cinema, from an operatic superstar to a masterpiece of 20th century orchestral music and the minting of a brand new art gallery, there is no excuse for sitting on your couch in the days to come. Don’t succumb! Explore!

What to Do/See/Hear | Dec. 20-26

Cast of 'The Naughty List' photo by Cal Harris

Silent night? Hardly. The Queen City is filled with the sights and sounds of the holiday season, and the flurry of activity – apparently the closest we’re getting to a white Christmas this year – reaches its peak this weekend. Whether it’s family fun or a grownup date, pick from these options…

What to Do/See/Hear | Nov. 15-21

It’s not quite Thanksgiving, but one can easily fill one’s plate with a feast of events this week. Whether you’re more interested in Renaissance music, a look at the stars, bluegrass or swing, there’s something for you in the next seven days, starting tonight. Here’s a checklist.