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

  • July 18, noon. “Kentucky’s Covered Bridges and Water Mills” Robert A. Powell

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.

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

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Chase Public | 1569 Chase Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223. 513-426-6500

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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 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

“Know Your Neighbor” Series

  • Aug. 2, 7 p.m. “Turning Adversity into Opportunity” Shane DiGiovanna (at Terwilliger Lodge)

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 (at Kenton County Library, 502 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41011)

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

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Gallery 708 | 708 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH, 45202. 513-551-8171. gallery-708.com

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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

  • Aug. 4, 4 p.m. Samantha Searls: “What’s Your Modern Day Slavery Footprint?”
  • Aug. 22, noon. Semi-Colon Club Book Discussion Group: “A City That Sings: Cincinnati’s Choral History 1800-2012” by Catherine Roma”
  • Sept. 4, 7 p.m. Visiting Uncle Tom’s Cabin: Harriet’s Research
  • Oct. 2, 7 p.m. Visiting Uncle Tom’s Cabin: The South as Haunted House
  • Oct. 13, 4 p.m. Anthony Gibbs: “Freedom, Citizenship, and Equality: The Story of the United States Colored Troops”
  • 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 and Humanity Center  | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal. 513-487-3055

  • July 20, 11 a.m. Tiny Torah in Space: A Gallery Talk with Henry Fenichel
  • Sept. 10, 7-9 p.m. Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
  • Holocaust Speaker Series:
  • July 17, 11 a.m. Hagit Limor
  • July 21, 2 p.m. Al Miller
  • July 24, 11 a.m. Irene Levin
  • July 28, 2 p.m. Cheryl Hecht
  • July 31, 11 a.m. Mark Heiman

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

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Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives | 3101 Clifton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220. 513-221-1875

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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. josephbeth.com

  • July 16, 7 p.m. Rick Kennedy: “GE Aviation: 100 Years of Reimagining Flight” 
  • July 17, 7 p.m. Michael Croley: “Any Other Place: Stories” 
  • July 18, 7 p.m. Allison Dickson: “The Other Mrs. Miller” 
  • July 23, 7 p.m. Andrew Shaffer: “Hope Rides Again: An Obama Biden Mystery” 
  • July 24, 7 p.m. John Kachuba: “Shapeshifters: A History” 
  • July 26, 7 p.m. Jasmine Guillory & Kerry Winfrey: “The Wedding Party” and “Waiting for Tom Hanks” 
  • July 27, 6 p.m. Tony Saldahna: “Why Digital Transformations Fail: The Surprising Disciplines of How to Take Off and Stay Ahead” 
  • July 30, 7 p.m. Kristen Zavo: “Job Joy: Your Guide to Success, Meaning, and Happiness in Your Career” 
  • Aug. 5, 7 p.m. Casey Cep: “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” 
  • Aug. 6, 7 p.m. Karen Abbott: “The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America” 
  • Aug. 13, 7 p.m. Sam Swicegood: “No Place” 
  • Aug. 15, 7 p.m. Dann Woellert: “Cincinnati Goetta: A Delectable History” 
  • Aug. 21, 7 p.m. Joe Sacksteder: “Make/Shift : Stories” 
  • Aug. 27, 7 p.m. Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks: “Pumpkinheads”

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

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Memorial Hall | Over-the-Rhine

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

  • July 18, 6-8 p.m. New Signature Lecture: Memoir, with acclaimed author Sarah Smarsh (SOLD OUT)
  • July 25, 6-8 p.m. Book discussion: New Yorker staff writer Patrick Radden Keefe: “Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland”
  • Aug. 8 6-8 p.m. The 2035 Lecture: Kavita Shukla, inventor of FreshPaper, a simple innovation for keeping food fresh 
  • Aug. 29, 6-8 p.m. The Science & Nature Lecture: A Three-Part Series – Understanding Climate Change
  • Sept. 12, 6-8 p.m. The Science & Nature Lecture: A Three-Part Series – Climate Change and Social Justice
  • Oct. 26, 7 p.m. The Niehoff Lecture: Bob Woodward (at Hyatt Regency Cincinnati)

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

  • July 25, 7 p.m. “Wrongfully Convicted: Stories from the Ohio Innocence Project”
  • Sept. 19, 6 p.m. Freedom 55: Freedom Lecture Series with Jerry Mitchell
  • 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

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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

  • July 20, Tom Browning discussing his pitching career
  • Oct. 2, 7 p.m. An Evening with Bryan Stevenson

RefugeeConnect

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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

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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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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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