It’s time for a seasonal changing of the guard. With May just around the corner, many of Greater Cincinnati’s purveyors of cultural entertainment are wrapping up either their current undertakings or their season. That’s good news for you: There’s plenty to catch, both coming and going.
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An artful panacea for the blues of March
T.S.Eliot called April “the cruelest month.” That may be true for London, but here in Cincinnati it must be March. We all need some inspiration to get through those raw, lingering, gray days with highs in the 30s. For many, it’s the transformative power of the arts. Here are some special arts events to nourish your soul in the weeks to come.
What to Do/See/Hear | Feb. 28-March 6
For many in the Tri-state, especially those near a river, torrential rains and rising waters made the last week a little stressful. If life has drained your spiritual tank, we have a few ideas for refueling it – most of them on high ground. It’s a particularly rich music weekend.
What to Do/See/Hear | Feb. 14-20
Is recovering from Mardi Gras proving challenging? One way we encourage you not to do penance is to forego the arts for Lent. Missing a week like this would be a sin, so take an aspirin and get out there.
ArtsWave’s ‘impact journey’
Throw a pebble into a pond, and the ripples spread outward.
If you sing a song in the city, do the notes ripple outward as well? Does a mural ripple? A Shakespeare play? Do these ripples affect communities, and even the economies they touch?
What to Do/Hear/See | Jan. 24-30
The spectrum is overflowing this week, to mix my metaphors. From the history of Jews in China to live cinema, from an operatic superstar to a masterpiece of 20th century orchestral music and the minting of a brand new art gallery, there is no excuse for sitting on your couch in the days to come. Don’t succumb! Explore!
What to Do/See/Hear | Dec. 20-26
Silent night? Hardly. The Queen City is filled with the sights and sounds of the holiday season, and the flurry of activity – apparently the closest we’re getting to a white Christmas this year – reaches its peak this weekend. Whether it’s family fun or a grownup date, pick from these options…
December forecast – ‘Weather: frightful. Entertainment: delightful!’
Hosting out-of-town guests, longing for a different kind of date night, or simply wanting to peel the kids away from screens large and small? We have options from highbrow to lowbrow – so you don’t have to search, well, high and low.
What to Do/See/Hear | Nov. 15-21
It’s not quite Thanksgiving, but one can easily fill one’s plate with a feast of events this week. Whether you’re more interested in Renaissance music, a look at the stars, bluegrass or swing, there’s something for you in the next seven days, starting tonight. Here’s a checklist.
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company debuts new theater
Supporters and city dignitaries and officials were welcomed at a black-tie gala before Cincinnati Shakespeare Company staged “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” as its first production in the new Otto M. Budig Theater.