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

  • Feb. 21, 6 p.m. “Burial Practices of Iron Age Celts” Amanda Andrews, NKU student, anthropology and communication studies

The Black Agenda Cincinnati |

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Books by the Banks | Duke Energy Center

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

  • April 17, 7 p.m. FotoFocus: William Wegman Lecture
  • May 2, 2 p.m. Annual National Society of the Colonial Dames of American Lecture
  • May 6, 2 p.m. Asian Art Society

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

Barrows Conservation Lecture Series:

  • March 20, 7 -9 p.m. NatGeo Fellow, Dr. Dominique Goncalves, Gorongosa National Park
  • April 17, 7-9 p.m. Dr. Anne Savage, “Tamarins & Teamwork!  What it takes to conserve the critically endangered cotton-top tamarin in Colombia.”
  • 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

  • March 5, 7 p.m. Evening of personal storytelling

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

  • March 10, 4 p.m. “Eliza Archard Connor: Author, Traveler, Women’s Rights Activist”

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

  • March 19, 7 p.m. “When History Informs Fiction” w/ Dennis J. Turner, author; Sister Kim Dalgarn, archivist for Ohio Unit, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur; Susan Sipple PhD, department chair – professor of English, University of Cincinnati

Holocaust and Humanity Center  | Cincinnati Museum Center, Union Terminal (as of Jan. 27). 513-487-3055

  • March 19, 7 p.m. “What Did You Do In The War, Sister?” Dennis J. Turner, author

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

  • Feb. 19, 4:30 p.m. Discussion: “To Night Owl from Dogfish” Meg Wolitzer & Holly Goldberg Sloan
  • Feb. 19, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Rod Serling: His Life, Work, and Imagination” Nick Parisi
  • Feb. 24, 2 p.m. Discussion: “Sadness Is a White Bird” Moriel Rothman-Zecher
  • Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Stranger Things: Suspicious Minds: The First Official Stranger Things Novel” Gwenda Bond
  • Feb. 28, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Secret Cincinnati: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure” Kathryn Witt
  • March 5, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Bad Moon” Shyla Colt
  • March 7, 7 p.m. Discussion: “The Eulogist” Terry Gamble
  • March 12, 7 p.m. Discussion: “When the Sky Fell on Splendor and A Question of Holmes” Emily Henry & Brittany Cavallaro
    • March 14, 7 p.m. Discussion: “SHOUT” Laurie Halse Anderson
    • March 20, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones” Micah Dean Hicks
    • March 21, 7 p.m. Discussion: “She/He/They/Me: For the Sisters, Misters, and Binary Resisters” Robyn Ryle
    • March 25, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Rise Above: Survivor or Thriver” Larry and Donna Blundred
    • March 26, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Cincinnati’s 150-Year Opening Day History: The Hoopla Started with a Parade” Randy Freking
  • March 30, 11 a.m. “Red Truck Bakery Cookbook: Gold-Standard Recipes from America’s Favorite Rural Bakery” Brian Noyes
  • April 24, 7 p.m. Discussion: “Lost Roses” Martha Hall Kelly

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

    • April 12, 7-8 p.m. “The Golden Age of Cannabis Medicines” Don E. Wirtshafter, collector
  • April 18, 7-8 p.m. Cole Imperi Fellowship Lecture

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

    • Feb. 22, 7-9 p.m. “Good Kids, Bad City,” Kyle Swenson
    • March 5, 6 p.m. “Tsunami (Tidal Wave) as Introduced by Lafcadio Hearn and Others.” Lafcadio Hearn’s 150th Anniversary of Arrival in the U.S.
    • March 14, 6-8 p.m. Memoir Lecture: Sarah Smarsh, author
    • April 17, 6-8 p.m. The 1835 Lecture: Erica Armstrong Dunbar “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge”
    • 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

    • Feb. 28, 6 p.m. “Race, Education & Social Realities”
  • March 14, 6 p.m. Freedom 55: Freedom Lecture Series: Charles Cobb

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

Six@Six Lecture Series

  • Feb. 21, 6 p.m. “Burial Practices of Iron Age Celts” Amanda Andrews, NKU student, anthropology and communication studies (at Behringer-Crawford Museum)
  • March 21, 6 p.m. “The Science of Clean Water” Charlisa Daniels, NKU professor, chemistry (at Campbell County Public Library)
  • 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

    • Feb. 23, 2 p.m. “Law and Order: African Americans in Law Enforcement,” Judge John Andrews West, former assistant Chief of Police Michael Cureton, and others.
    • March 2, 2 p.m. “Rediscovering 19th Century African American Society,” Stephen Headley, librarian from the Genealogy & Local History Department
  • March 20, 7-9 p.m. An Evening with Author & Editor Kaitlyn Karol

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

  • Mondays, noon. Writer’s Table with artist-in-residence Dick Hague

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

915 Poetry Project:

  • March 10, 5-6 p.m.
  • April 19, 5-6 p.m.

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

  • Sundays thru March 3,  2-4 p.m. “Art, Architectural, Public Spaces and Museums” Lecture Series

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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