The year 2021 has been one of mixed blessings – greater freedoms and safety tempered by fits and starts and continued uncertainty. Still, there were things to relish and things to be grateful for, and we asked some of those featured recently in M&M to share their “favorite things” about Our Fair City from the past year.
Author: Elizabeth Mariner
Timeline of Jewish history in Cincinnati
This timeline was compiled with the cooperation of the American Jewish Archives and Hebrew Union College. It reflects the amazing contributions of the Jewish people to Cincinnati since 1821.
Impact 100 names finalists for 2020 grants
Impact 100 has named eight finalists to compete in September for one of four $100,000 grants.
Association of Fundraising Professionals marks National Philanthropy Day with awards, celebration
More than 600 guests from dozens of area nonprofits and businesses gathered for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ annual National Philanthropy Day at Music Hall. The event celebrated the impact volunteers and philanthropists have on our region.
Hyde Park Farmers’ Market all about family
Sunday morning around Hyde Park Square is truly a family affair. A band plays near Kilgour Fountain and children dance. Strollers and dogs abound, with shoppers (and samplers) from every generation. This vibe extends to the vendors of the Hyde Park Farmers’ Market, who have grown, raised or created their product offerings themselves, often with the help of the whole family.
Dream team of conductors leads new-look Cincinnati May Festival
The 2017 May Festival is being led by a four of the most dynamic conductors active today. In addition, for the first time, the festival is incorporating elements of set design, staging and multimedia. A new look for a new era!
Picture / Poem | July 2016
THE REBEL’S FLOWER Stately they stepped through the garden closes, Walking coldly a pace apart; To them nodded the dewy roses Red as the wrath that glowed in her heart. Gown of damask and coat of scarlet – Oh but…
Seeking ‘Sondheads’ for Everything Sondheim(.org)
Stephen Sondheim recently turned 86, but his groupies are every bit as impassioned as those who follow the world’s most cutting-edge rock bands.
At least that’s what Cincinnati arts journalist and Sondheim devotee Rick Pender is banking on with his new publishing venture, Everything Sondheim.
Constella adds fresh names, maintains creative mix
About to head into its fifth season, April 15-24, the festival offers an eclectic mix of unconventional classical programs at varied venues, featuring notable visitors with established and emerging local talent. Visual art and dance also color the festival.
Queen City Chamber Opera preparing artists for the major leagues
For its spring production, Queen City Chamber Opera is taking a field trip of sorts, partnering with the Mayerson JCC to stage Handel’s oratorio “Israel in Egypt.”