Literary/Lectures/Talks

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 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

  • May 16, 1-3 p.m. Book Signing: Laurene Buckley “Theodore Wendel: True Notes of American Impressionism”

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

  • May 2, 2 p.m. Annual National Society of the Colonial Dames of American Lecture
  • May 6, 2 p.m. Asian Art Society
  • May 19, 2 p.m. Fifth Annual Asian Art Lecture: “Shared Harmonies: Chinese Art and Music”

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

  • April 11, 6-9 p.m. CurioCity: The Cave
  • June 7, 6-10 p.m. CurioCity: Duke Energy Children’s Museum

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

  • May 11, 5 p.m. Anniversary Slam

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

Barrows Conservation Lecture Series:

  • May 7, 7-9 p.m. Dr. Dino Martins
  • May 29, 7-9 p.m. Dr. Mike Faye

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

  • May 7, 7 p.m. “When I Wrote This,” Bad Veins will perform and share stories. Special Cincy Stories beer. facenook.com (at 3 Points Urban Brewery, 331 E. 13th St., Cincinnati 45202)

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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Greater CIncinnati Writers League | Regency Condominiums, 2444 Madison Rd. 1st Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45208. gcwlemail@gmail.com

  • April 24, 7-9:30 p.m. Poetry Reading – National Poetry Month, book signing and sale, open mic (sign up on arrival), free admission (donations welcome)

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

  • May 5, 4 p.m. Katherine Durack: “Ohio’s Role in Woman Suffrage”
  • Aug. 4, 4 p.m. Samantha Searls: “What’s Your Modern Day Slavery Footprint?”
  • Oct. 13, 4 p.m. Anthony Gibbs: “Freedom, Citizenship, and Equality: The Story of the United States Colored Troops”

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

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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

  • April 23, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Brute: Poems” Emily Skaja
  • April 24, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Lost Roses” Martha Hall Kelly
  • April 25, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Immediate Song: Poems” Don Bogen
  • April 30, 7 p.m. Discussion: “African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan” Geoffrey Girard
  • May 1, 7 p.m. Discussion: “The Lumberjack’s Dove” Gennarose Nethercott
  • May 7, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Classic Reds: The 50 Greatest Games in Cincinnati Red History” Joe and Jack Heffron
  • May 9, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Summer’s Almost Gone” J.T. Townsend
  • June 13, 7 p.m. Discussion: “The Rest of the Story” Sarah Dessen

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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Memorial Hall | Over-the-Rhine

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

  • May 14, 6-8 p.m. When Spirit Calls: An Evening with Joan Diver
  • May 15, 6-8 p.m. Hearth & Home Lecture: Emily Bazelon

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

  • May 11, 10:30 a.m. Community Conversations: “US Deportations and Modern-Day Slavery in Mauritania”
  • May 11, 2 p.m. Freedom 55 Conversations: “Women in the Movement”

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

Six@Six Lecture Series

    • April 18, 6 p.m. “Health Care in America” Jonathan Fahey, Journalist, Associated Press (at NKU Health Innovations Center)
    • May 2, 6 p.m. “Is It Safe To Go To Work?” Dale Stephenson, Dean, NKU’s College of Health Professions (at Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center)

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

  • May 2, 7:30 p.m. “Wakanda Forever: An Evening with Nnedi Okorafor”

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

  • May 18, 7 p.m. Mainstage speakers/performers. Reception: 5:30-6:45

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

  • Mondays, noon. Writer’s Table with artist-in-residence Dick Hague
  • May 3-4. Community of Creative Writers Retreat. tmc.creativewritingprogram@gmail.com

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.
  • April 26, 6:30 p.m. Aralee Strange: Poems from “The Road Itself.” Reception: April 26, 5:30 p.m. (at Ensemble Theatre, 1127 Vine St.)

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