The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s Classical Roots will return to Cincinnati Music Hall with a one-night-only performance and the theme “Under One Roof.” The concert conducted by John Morris Russell will explore an unwritten chapter from the renovated venue’s rich and diverse history.
What to Do/See/Hear | March 21-27
Repeat after us: Pay no attention to the falling snow. It’s spring. It’s really spring. Whatever Mother Nature’s capricious weather, there are still plenty of great reasons to get out of the house this week for great arts offerings. In particular, although Holy Week doesn’t start until Sunday, Easter-themed programs are popping up like daffodils.
Parade to kick off weeklong St. Patrick’s Day fun
The Irish Heritage Center will launch its weeklong St. Patrick’s Day celebration with a parade along the Cincinnati riverfront.
What to Do/See/Hear | March 7-13
It might prove a little more difficult to focus in coming weeks. The daffodils already are opening, and daylight saving time will give us an extra hour of evening light. Best to make sure you’ve seen the region’s most important arts events before spring fever seizes you. Here’s a manageably short list.
Violins of Hope brings message to Music Hall
For two decades, Israeli violin maker Amnon Weinstein has dedicated himself to restoring violins played by musicians during the Holocaust. With the help of his son, Avshi, these once-silent violins can be played again.
Islamic Center creates Malik professorship at UC
The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati is donating $1 million to create the Inayat and Ishrat Malik Professorship in Islamic Studies within the McMicken College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Cincinnati.
Montgomery’s Sister Cities Commission hosts dinner
Montgomery’s Sister Cities Commission will host “Dinner Around the World” for residents and non-residents alike.
What to Do/See/Hear | Jan. 31-Feb. 6
January has been a busy month, particularly for our friends in the theater and visual arts. Who picks up the baton as we move into February? Read on.
Hispanic Chamber Gala honors 2
The Hispanic Chamber Cincinnati USA hosted its annual gala, which honored keynote speaker Carlos Pareja, Peru’s ambassador to the U.S.
Islamic Center invites 200 leaders to share a cultural experience
The Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati hosted 200 Greater Cincinnati leaders for a cultural experience that featured a dinner filled with flavors from all over the Muslim world and an evening of conversation about building unity.