Category: Features

MUST-SEE: Music & Opera, Fall 2019

Pianist Stewart Goodyear performs the complete Beethoven sonata cycle in one day.

This is a season for landmark anniversaries in the arts – Cincinnati Museum Center (200 years), Cincinnati Art Academy (150), Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (125) Cincinnati Opera (100), Chamber Music Cincinnati (90). Great events are on tap from those groups and…

MUST-SEE: Visual Arts, Fall 2019

From “Treasures of the Spanish World” at the Cincinnati Art Museum: El Greco, “The Penitent Saint Jerome,” circa 1600, oil on canvas, courtesy of The Hispanic Society of America, New York

The exciting art offerings for this fall feature both historically famous artwork and the creative output of our own homegrown talent. Happy gallery hopping, all! Contemporary Arts Center  Robert Colescott: ‘Art and Race Matters’ Robert Colescott will open the CAC…

MUST-SEE: Theater & Dance, Fall 2019

Playhouse in the Park’s “The Lifespan of a Fact”

Each year, it’s harder to select five must-see shows for our September issue. Should I go for sass (Broadway in Cincinnati’s “Mean Girls”) or class (CincyShakes’ “Titus Andronicus”)? Or maybe the totally unpredictable (“The Kaplan New Works Series” by Cincy…

Heart to Heart: How true conversation helps us flourish

Theo Erasmus

There’s plenty of talk in America, but unfortunately not as much conversation. Talk radio hosts, conspiracy theorists, sports announcers, political pundits, influencers, people who write management and self-help books, reality television stars, actors, talent judges, sports stars, duck hunters, hucksters,…