Literary/Lectures

The Mercantile Library

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

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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

  • Oct. 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 13th annual regional book festival, more than 100 authors celebrate literature and love of reading.

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

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

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Cincinnati Art Galleries | 225 E. Sixth St. #1, Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-381-2128. cincyart.com

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

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

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Cincinnati Opera | Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-241-2742

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

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

  • Oct. 25, 11:45 am. Women, Architecture & “The Most Modern Building in America”

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

Barrows Conservation Lecture Series:

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

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City of Montgomery | 10101 Montgomery Rd. Montgomery, OH 45242 513-891-2424. montgomeryohio.org

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

  • Nov. 20, 6:15 p.m. “ Jazz” (at Monastery Studio)
  • Jan. 22, 6:15 p.m. “Craft Cocktails” (at The Hive)
  • March 2020. “Women in the Arts”
  • May 2020. “Public Art”

Covington Writers Group

  • 1st & 3rd Saturdays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Twice-monthly workshop (at Kenton County Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011)

Decorative Arts Society of Cincinnati | Cincinnati Art Museum

  • Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Adam Erby: “Keep It the Home of Washington: Restoration of George Washington’s Mt. Vernon”
  • Feb. 9, 2 p.m. Dr. Benedict Leca: “Architecture & Design at the Nation’s First Library (Newport, RI)”
  • March 8, 2 p.m. 24th Annual Kreines Decorative Arts Lecture
  • May 15, 6 p.m. Dr. Janine Skerry: “Post Revolution – Evolution of Dining in American and Britain” (at Cincinnati Country Club)

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

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Greater Cincinnati Writers League | Regency Condominiums, 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

  • Oct. 26, noon. Semi-Colon Club Book Discussion Group: “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America” ​by Richard Rothstein
  • Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Visiting Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Indicting the North
  • Dec. 4, 7 p.m. Visiting Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Merry Christmas…or not!

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 (as of Jan. 27). 513-487-3055

  • Sundays, 2 p.m. Speaker Series
  • Wednesdays, 11 a.m. Speaker Series

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

  • Oct. 15, 7 p.m. Ruta Sepetys: “The Fountains of Silence”
  • Oct. 21, 7 p.m. Page to Stage Book Club: “Alias Grace”
  • Oct. 22, 7 p.m. Christina Lauren: Twice in a Blue Moon”
  • Oct. 23, 7 p.m. Hannah Hart “My Drunk Kitchen Holidays!: How to Savor and Celebrate the Year”
  • Oct. 24, 2 p.m. Ben Folds “A Dream about Lightning Bugs: A Life of Music and Cheap Lessons”
  • Nov. 4, 7 p.m. Anne Perkins “Yale Needs Women: How the First Group of Girls Rewrote the Rules of an Ivy League Giant”
  • Nov. 5, 7 p.m. Katie Wisel “Driving in Cars with Homeless Men: Stories”
  • Nov. 6, 7 p.m. Anthony Daniels “I Am C-3PO: The Inside Story”
  • Nov. 11, 7 p.m. Christopher Kimball “Milk Street: The New Rules: Recipes That Will Change the Way You Cook”
  • Nov. 12, 7 p.m. Matthew Louis “Mission Transition: Navigating the Opportunities and Obstacles to Your Post-Military Career”
  • Nov. 19, 7 p.m. John Young “When the Coin Is in the Air”
  • Nov. 20, 7 p.m. Melissa Hunter “What She Lost”
  • Nov. 21, 7 p.m. Julie Hagerty “Choosing Eros”
  • Nov. 22, 7 p.m. Sherrod Brown “Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America”
  • Nov. 26, 7 p.m. Young Adult Novel Panel: Kelly Coon, Shelby Mahurin, Sara Raasch “Gravemaidens” and “Serpent and Dove”

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

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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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Louder Than A Bomb – Cincinnati

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

  • Oct. 29, 7 p.m. We Need to Talk: Yossi Klein Halevi
  • Nov. 5, 7 p.m. We Need to Talk: Dennis Ross

Memorial Hall | Over-the-Rhine

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

  • First Wednesday, noon. First Wednesday Book Discussion
  • Oct. 16, 6 p.m. The Modern Novel Lecture: “Eileen and My Year of Rest and Relaxation” Ottessa Moshfegh
  • Oct. 26, 7 p.m. The Niehoff Lecture: Bob Woodward (at Hyatt Regency Cincinnati)
  • Oct. 29, noon. “Letter To My Palestinian Neighbor” Yossi Klein Halevi
  • Nov. 6, noon. “Speedboat” Renata Adler
  • Nov. 13, 6 p.m. “All This Could Be Yours” Jami Attenberg
  • Nov. 21, 6 p.m. “The 20 Best Noir Films Of All Time. And The Books Which Inspired Them” Rock Neely and Dan Andriacco
  • Dec. 4, noon. “LaRose” Louise Erdrich

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

  • Nov. 2, 6 p.m. Freedom 55: Legacy of the Movement Discussion with Lisa McNair and Reena Evers-Everette

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

  • Oct. 22, 6 p.m. “Life in Space” NASA Astronaut, Shannon Walker (at Digitorium)
  • Oct. 23, 7 p.m. “An Interesting Life” John Rosenberg (at Southgate School House)

Six@Six Lecture Series

  • Nov. 13, 6 p.m. Steven Sloan
  • Dec. 10, 6 p.m. Rachael Banks

Pendleton Art Center | 1310 Pendleton St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. 513-421-4339

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

  • Oct. 19, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. HallowREAD Party
  • Nov. 16, 1 p.m. “Submarine Warfare Development between World War I and II: 1914 – 1945” Gary Q. Johnson

RefugeeConnect

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

  • Oct. 19, noon-12:30 p.m. Poetry Reading: Nicholas Korn: “The Wild Sonnets”

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

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

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

  • Mondays, 12:15-1:05 p.m. Writer’s Table w/ TMU Artist-in-Residence Dick Hague
    • Oct. 21. “Rhymes and Short Lines”
    • Nov. 4. “Movement, Progress, America, etc.”
    • Nov. 18. “The Doors of Catholic Churches”
    • Nov. 25. “In This Way, I Know the World is Holy.”
    • Dec. 2. “Open Mic Read-Around”

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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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

  • Tuesdays, 7-9 p.m. Open mic, plus feature performance

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