Literary/Lectures

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, please 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

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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

  • October

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

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

Cincinnati Music & Wellness Coalition, Annual Music & Medicine Conference |Five virtual one-hour presentations; free registration required. 

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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

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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

Barrows Conservation Lectures:

  • June 2, 7 p.m. Olivia Carril “To Bee or Not To Bee: Documenting bee declines in dynamic landscapes”

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

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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

  • May 16, 4 p.m. African American Genealogy 101: Learn the specific approaches and tools needed for genealogical research for African-American families.
  • June 26, noon. Discussion: Semi-Colon Club “Calling Yankees to Florida” (virtual)

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

  • May 18, 5 p.m. “Race, Civility, and American Democracy”
  • May 20, 1 p.m. “Every Book Has a Story: The Story of Alpha Betah of Ben Sira”
  • May 27, 6 p.m. “Pilgrims and Prisoners: Jews on the High Seas”
  • June 10, 7 p.m. “Not the Same as White: Latinx Students Talk About Jewish Schooling”
  • June 15, 1 p.m. “A Jewish Grand Tour: Should ‘Travel’ Become the Jewish Practice of Our Age?”
  • June 22, 1:30 p.m. “Jews, Whiteness, Power and Privilege”

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

  • May 18, 7 p.m. Discussion: Catherine McKenzie w/ Jessica Strawser “Six Weeks to Live” (Zoom)
  • May 20, 7 p.m. Discussion: Gene Kritsky “Periodical Cicadas” (Zoom)
  • May 22, 2 p.m. Discussion: John Green w/ Ashley C. Ford “The Anthropocene Reviewed: Essays on a Human-Centered Planet”
  • May 29, 2 p.m. Discussion: Will Hillenbrand “Zee Grows a Tree” (Zoom)
  • June 16, 7 p.m. Discussion: Kim Harrison “Million Dollar Demon” (Zoom)

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

  • Nov. 6. Niehoff Lecture: Isabel Wilkerson

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

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

Six@Six Series 6 p.m. Virtual

  • May 18. Brandon K. Winford

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

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RefugeeConnect

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

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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. TEDxCincinnatiWomen Mainstage Event

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

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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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