Category: Performing Arts

Largest ever gift lifts Ballet into its future home

Cincinnati Ballet unveiled design plans for the Cincinnati Ballet Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance, scheduled to open in summer 2021. The new center will be built on vacant land purchased by Cincinnati Ballet at 1801 Gilbert Ave., just south of the Baldwin Apartments, near the entrance to Eden Park.

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: 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…

What to Do/Hear/See | Aug. 14-20

Lots of things are winding up this week, as we hurtle towards autumn and a return to the routine of the school year. Here are a few ongoing exhibits to catch before they go, and some new offerings, as well.

What to Do/Hear/See | Aug. 7-13

Our busy August continues this week with a mix of events indoors and out that’ll not only please any taste but can even give you a backup plan in case a pop-up shower, you know, pops up. Read on to see what we mean.

What to Do/Hear/See | July 31-Aug. 6

When I was your age, you whippersnappers, we didn’t start school in the middle of August. The arts and culture scene took most of the month off, too. No more. Especially in music, this weekend is nearly as busy as the peak of the traditional season.