Tag: Manifest Gallery

Culture FIX: Dec. 14-20

This is our last C-FIX of the year, so let’s get to what’s being offered in the days ahead. Happy Holidays, however you choose to celebrate. See you in January…

Culture FIX: Nov. 9-15

At times, it’s almost too much … until I remember there are 2.26 million of you to absorb the onslaught of art being made in and around Our Fair City. Here’s what I ask: Take a risk. Explore something new. Bring a friend. Make art a verb – your verb.

Culture FIX: Sept. 28-Oct. 4

The fall arts season is in full swing. First off, the Cincinnati theater scene is pretty hoppin’ right now. Secondly, there’s a lot happening around the FotoFocus Biennial, so keep that in mind when you’re looking to get your FIX.

Culture FIX: Aug. 10-16

Music, art and theater are the headliners this week, with a mind-expanding conference and some life-balance wisdom on the side… Take advantage of what’s out there, Dear People. Fill up your dance card. You have no idea how lucky we are here.

Culture FIX: July 6-12

Sheila Williams and William Menefield by Tina Gutierrez for Movers and Makers

As quiet as last week was (Independence Day in the way), this must be make-up time: Cincinnati Opera, OTR Film Festival, Art of the Piano and the new Ascent Music Series. Plus, a handful of art openings, some new theater, and much more. Get out and explore!

Culture FIX: May 25-31

This week is a bit of a cusp week. Many fall-spring seasons have wrapped up, and summer seasons haven’t quite gotten up to speed. Don’t think for a second, though, that there isn’t still plenty to do this last week of May, especially since it coincides with Memorial Day. Here’s a sampling to prove the point:

Culture FIX: April 13-19

Churches are full of singing this week if you are craving some great choral music. Otherwise, it’s a another delightful hodge-podge of art, film, literature, music and theater. We wish you a meaningful Holy Week, however you celebrate.

To draw is to see

Jason Franz, founder and executive director of The Manifest Center for the Visual Arts (Photo by Alexandra Franz)

As a kid, Jason Franz wanted to be an artist. “But … I had it in my mind that if you were going to be an artist, you have to model nude for one another in art school. And I was dead set against being naked in front of anybody.”

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.