CET is ME: ‘Backlot’ block party honors Dr. O’dell Owens

UPDATE: Neighborhood Block Party Friday, Sept. 24 and Saturday, Sept. 25 is now free to the public. See below.

Thursday’s CET is ME on the ‘Backlot’ celebrates Dr. O’dell Moreno Owens. This VIP Event, held just beneath “The Singing Mural,” on the south side of the CET Building, will include:

  • Heavy hors d’ oeuvres
  • Beer and wine
  • Entertainment by The Cincinnati Boychoir
  • Interactions with PBS characters
  • The world premiere of “The Singing Mural” coming to life courtesy of Brave Berlin, the team that brought Luminosity and BLINK to Cincinnati!
Dr. O’Dell Owens


  • 7 p.m. Doors open
  • 7:45 p.m. Entertainment begins
  • 8:15 p.m. Presentation to Dr. Owens
  • 8:45 p.m. Mural’s debut

Tickets: $100

CET is ME will morph into neighborhood block party on Friday, Sept. 24 and Saturday, Sept. 25 from 7 to 11 p.m.:

  • Live entertainment
    • Friday – Soul Pocket Band
    • Saturday – Elementz
  • Food trucks
  • Beer and wine
  • PBS characters
  • Photo ops & more

Tickets: $20 FREE

Thanks to the event’s sponsors, the neighborhood block party is now free and open to the public. No tickets will be required.


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