Tag: Manifest Gallery

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.

Culture FIX: Dec. 8-14

The Christmas season is all about family and tradition, so what a nice time for a homecoming appearance. As your usual fearless cultural tour guide, Thom Mariner, soaks up tropical sunshine this week, I’m happy to step in to help you sort through the offerings on tap this week. As you’d expect for mid-December, there’s plenty to choose from. And I mean “plenty” in the “there certainly are plenty of cookies around this time of year” sense. Here are some of the tastiest options.

Culture FIX: Sept 22-28

One of the biggest weekend of events in Cincinnati in several years. And several of the most prominent are already sold out. Clear your dance card and gird your loins; whatever your pleasure, we have you covered.