Literary/Lectures

NOTE: While the pandemic is easing, please still check with presenting organizations in case of postponements, cancellations or other changes.

The Mercantile Library

21c Museum Hotel | 609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202.  513-578-6600

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AIA Cincinnati | 1114 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4661

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The Angelico Project | 6616 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

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Athenaeum of Ohio | Bartlett Center,  6616 Beechmont Ave. Cincinnati, 45230

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The Barn | 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

  • Sept. 26. Dr. Jessie Wojtusik. Discussion on Sumatran Rhino (part of “Walk on the Wild Side” Fiber Art Show)
  • Sept. 28, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Dr. Jessie Wojtusik. Discussion on endangered animals (part of “Walk on the Wild Side” Fiber Art Show)

Behringer-Crawford Museum | 1600 Montague Rd., Covington, KY 41011. 859-491-4003

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The Betts House | 416 Clark St., Cincinnati, OH 45203. thebettshouse.org

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The Black Agenda Cincinnati |

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center

  • October 2022

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio | 7162 Reading Rd., Suite 600, Cincinnati, OH 45237. 513-672-3702

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Christ Church Cathedral | 318 E. 4th St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-1817

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Cincinnati Art Museum | 953 Eden Park Dr., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-2787

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Cincinnati Arts Association | Aronoff Center, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-2787

  • Nov. 30, 7:30 p.m. An Evening with David Sedaris (at Music Hall)

Cincinnati Museum Center | 1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203. 513-287-7000

  • 2nd & 4th Tuesdays. Live Virtual Speakers Bureau Presentations (virtual)

Cincinnati Poetry Slam | 5021 Whetsel Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227

  • Oct. 21. Open mic (at Five Points Alley, Walnut Hills)
  • Nov. 13. Slam

Cincinnati Preservation Association | 430 Reading Rd., Ste 300, Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Oct. 22, 11:30 a.m. Fall Forum. Keynote: Brent Leggs, executive director of African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund (at Hilton Netherland Plaza)

Cincinnati Storytelling Festival | Madcap Education Center, 3064 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45211 

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Cincinnati Zoo | 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-281-4700

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Cincy Stories | Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Clifton Cultural Arts Center | 3711 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-497-2860

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Covington Writers Group

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop ((virtual)

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati | Cincinnati Art Museum

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Dos Madres Press | Arnold’s Bar & Grill, downtown

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EquaSion | (formerly Bridges of Faith Trialogue)

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Girl Scouts of Kentucky’s Wilderness Road Council

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Grail in the US | 931 O’Bannonville Rd., Loveland OH 45140

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Greater Cincinnati Writers League | Hermitage Room – The Regency, 2444 Madison Rd., 1st Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45208. gcwlemail@gmail.com

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Harriet Beecher Stowe House | 2950 Gilbert Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45206. 513-751-0651

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Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

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Holocaust & Humanity Center  | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. 513-487-3055

  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Speaker Series: online

Irish Heritage Center | 3905 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45226. 513-533-0100

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Jewish Family Service of Cincinnati | 8487 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Jewish Federation of Cincinnati | 8499 Ridge Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236

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Joseph-Beth Booksellers | 2692 Madison Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45208. 513-396-8960

  • Sept. 20, 7 p.m. Discussion: Abbe Greenberg & Maggie Sarachek “The Anxiety Sisters’ Survival Guide: How You Can Become More Hopeful, Connected, and Happy” (virtual)
  • Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Discussion: Britney Ruby Miller “5-Star Life – The Faithful Fight to Overcome Obstacles and Pursue Excellence”
  • Sept. 23, 7 p.m. Discussion: Liane Moriarty w/ Leigh Haber “Apples Never Fall” (virtual)
  • Sept. 29, 7 p.m. Discussion: Brian Selznick “Kaleidoscope” (virtual)
  • Sept. 30, 8 p.m. Discussion: R. J. Palacio w/ Josh Radnor “Pony” (virtual)
  • Oct. 5, 7 p.m. Discussion: Gwenda Bond w/ John Scalzi “Not Your Average Hot Guy” (virtual)
  • Oct. 6, 7 p.m. Discussion: Alix E. Harrow “A Spindle Splintered”
  • Oct. 7, 7 p.m. Discussion: Don Tassone “Francesca”
  • Nov. 10, 7 p.m. Discussion: Gerry Lanham “Golf Reaches the Seven Hills”
  • Dec. 1, 7 p.m. Discussion: Rachael Cerrotti “We Share the Same Sky – A Memoir of Memory & Migration”
  • Jan. 5, 7 p.m. Dr. Michael Roizen in conversation with Peter Linneman, and Albert Ratner discussing Great Age Reboot (virtual)

Kenton County Public Library | 401 Kenton Lands, Erlanger, KY 41018. 859-962-9000

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Knox Presbyterian Church | 3400 Michigan Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45208

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Lloyd Library and Museum | 917 Plum St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-721-3707

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Mayerson JCC • 8485 Ridge Ave., Amberley. 513-761-7500

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Mercantile Library | 414 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-621-0717

  • Sept. 23, 6 p.m. Albert Pyle Urban Lecture: An Evening with Alex Kotlowitz
  • Oct. 6, 6 p.m. Hearth & Home Lecture: Bianca Bosker, author of “Cork Dork”
  • Oct. 13, 6 p.m. Modern Novel Lecture: An Evening with Tayari Jones, author of “American Marriage”  
  • Nov. 6. Niehoff Lecture: George Saunders

(City of) Montgomery | 10101 Montgomery Rd., Montgomery, OH 45242 513-891-2424

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MORTAR | 1329 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202 

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National Underground Railroad Freedom Center | 50 East Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-333-7500

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Network of Executive Women Cincinnati

  • Oct. 26, 2-4 p.m. Daymond John: “Innovate like an Entrepreneur” (at Hard Rock Casino Ballroom)

Northern Kentucky University | 1 Nunn Dr., Highland Heights, KY 41099

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

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Over-the-Rhine Museum | 513-813-7309

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Oxford Community Arts Center | 10 S. College Ave., Oxford, OH 45056. 513-524-8506

  • 2nd Wednesday, 7 p.m. “Oxford Tale Spinners: True Stories Told Live”

Public Library | 800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-369-6900

  • Oct. 5. Stern Lecture Series: Doris Kearns Goodwin (at Aronoff Center)

RefugeeConnect

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Roebling Point Books & Coffee | 306 Greenup St., Covington, KY 41011.

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Save Our Souls Art

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Skirball Museum / Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Taft Museum of Art | 316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-0343

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TEDxCincinnati | Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

  • Oct. 21, 7 p.m. TEDxCincinnatiWomen Mainstage Event

Thomas More University | 333 Thomas More Pkwy., Crestview Hills, KY 41017. 859-341-5800

  • Oct. 2. Community of Creative Writers Retreat
  • Mondays, 12:15-1:05 p.m. Writers Table w/ TMU Artist-in-Residence Dick Hague (virtual – email CreativeWritingVision@thomasmore.edu for link)

    • Sept. 27. “The Very Idea!”
    • Oct. 11. “Community & Cooking”
    • Oct. 25. “Some Family Member & Some Specific Food”
    • Nov. 8. “Not That Scene in Harry Loves Sally, (“I’ll have what she’s having”) But Maybe Close?”
    • Nov. 22. “Animal, Vegetable, or Mineral? —Or Human?”
    • Dec. 6. “Correct or Incorrect, or, Insensitive Buffoonery?”
    • Dec. 13. Open Mic Read-Around

Union Institute & University | 440 East McMillan St. Cincinnati, OH 45206. myunion.edu 

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Urban Appalachian Literary Salon Series | 329 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

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Wash Park Art | 1215 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-291-3626

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Wave Pool Gallery | 2940 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45225

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Women Writing for a Change | 6906 Plainfield Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45236. 513-272-1171

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Woman’s Art Club | The Barn, 6980 Cambridge Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45227. 513-272-3700

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Word of Mouth Cincinnati | MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

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