Weekend Picks | Oct. 28-30

Run Like Hell

Run Like Hell

Things are getting spooky around Cincinnati this weekend. Here are M&M’s top picks for channeling the spirit of the season, selected by our very own arts and culture guru Thom Mariner.


“Dead Can Dance” | Exhale Dance Tribe

Oct. 29, 3 & 7:30 p.m. • Aronoff Center for the Arts • Jarson-Kaplan Theater

The wildly inventive Exhale Tribe updates its annual Halloween-themed event with new choreography, complete with ghoulish costumes and guest aerial silks artist Holly Price.

RSVP at the Facebook event page

→ For similar events see our Arts / Culture Calendar: Dance


“2nd Annual Warsaw Ave. Film Festival” | Price Hill Will

Oct. 29, 5-10 p.m. • Warsaw Firehouse • 3120 Warsaw Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205

Price Hill Will is at the epicenter of artistic life in this resurgent neighborhood. Check out the excitement these folks are generating. The theme for this year’s festival is Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos), films about life and death, rituals, Hispanic culture, and Mexican tradition. Doors open at 4:30. Films begin at 6.

RSVP at the Facebook event page

→ For similar events see our Arts / Culture Calendar: Film 


“Beethoven’s Missa Solemnis” | Cincinnati Symphony & Pops

Oct. 27 & 29 • Taft Theater

Another blowout week at the CSO features the world’s greatest cellist, Yo-Yo Ma, sandwiched between two performances of Beethoven’s epic and rarely performed Missa Solemnis, led by just-appointed May Festival principal conductor Juanjo Mena. A good excuse to camp out at the Taft all weekend!

RSVP at the Facebook event page

→ For similar events check out our Art / Culture Calendar: Music


Art After Dark | Cincinnati Art Museum

Oct. 28 5-9 p.m. • Cincinnati Art Museum

This month’s Art after Dark is sure to be a thrill. Live music, costume contest and halloween inspired dance performances are all on the agenda. But the real icing on this cake is the free, yes FREE, opportunity to tour the “Van Gogh: into the undergrowth” exhibit.

RSVP at the Facebook event page

→ For similar events check out our Arts / Culture Calendar: Visual Art


Run Like Hell | Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Oct. 28 7:30 p.m. • 3614 Woodburn Ave.

A 5K like no other. Run (or walk) in costume through Xavier University campus and Walnut Hills Cemetery. Then enjoy the after-party with food, drinks, music by Naked Karate Girls. Proceeds benefit Cincinnati Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Can’t make the run? No problem you can still get passes to the after party.

Register at cincyrunlikehell.com

→ For more opportunities like this, check out our Fundraising / Volunteering Datebook

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