Tag: Aronoff Center for the Arts

Stoking the flame of Cincinnati’s ‘Black renaissance’

While Cincinnati’s muscular arts infrastructure rivals bigger cities with bigger budgets, the city has struggled to cultivate, retain and elevate Black and Brown performers. Movers & Makers wanted to address the disparity. Meet David Choate, dancer; Gee Horton, visual artist; and Kick Lee, musician and music entrepreneur.

Culture FIX: June 22-28

The coming week is chock-full of visual art, song and even some art songs, plus a parade and festival overflowing with Pride. A week-long feast for all your senses.

Culture FIX: May 18-24

I try to be eclectic in these selections, to make sure I’m covering many tastes and interests, but I think this week I might have outdone myself. Or maybe Cincinnati is simply outdoing itself? You get to decide.

Culture FIX: April 20-26

And the seasons begin to close… It does not seem possible that we are nearing the end of the main 2021-22 performance season, but here we are. Get ’em while they’re hot. Just a few weeks left before the switch-over to summer. Still plenty of great things to choose from, I promise!

Culture FIX: April 6-12

This is a bunched-up week with big bunches of events: a five-day festival, four days of dance and movies and the CSO, three theater openings, two movie double bills and a two-day symposium, plus one of J.S. Bach’s grandest compositions, capped off by the bigger than life Fran Lebowitz. Good luck keeping up…

Culture FIX: March 23-29

Whether Einstein said it or not, “The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” We at M&M are in the clear here because we expect the same thing each week — you peruse; you pick; you hopefully come back next week for more!

Culture FIX: March 2-8

Just when you think things are returning to normal, Bockfest comes along to remind us that normal is, well, relative. Rest assured, there are plenty of saner alternatives to balance out your weekend and beyond. Choose often, yet carefully.

Culture FIX: Feb. 23-March 1

COVID may be subsiding, but winter has decided to stick around at least one more week. Need to find something to brighten your spirit? Hark, read on! We may have some ideas for you…

Culture FIX: Dec. 1-7

Now that you all have done your good deeds and donated on #GivingTuesday, we can all celebrate by looking for distractions in the days ahead. Here’s my starter list…