Tag: Playhouse in the Park

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.

Arts patron Amy Katzman: Doing the thing she loves to the absolute max

Amy Katsman has attended 44 New Orleans Jazz Fests. Disappointed that it was COVID-cancelled in 2021, she celebrated with a friend on her front porch by listening to WWOZ’s Jazz Fest highlights online while wearing some of her old festival passes.

When my husband and I go to concerts or any performance, of course we look around for anyone we know. With amazing regularity, we spot a woman with a familiar head of long gray-red hair, wearing colorful glasses and a flowy dress, using a cane or maybe a rolling walker. Yep, there’s Amy, we’ve said for years, always with amused pleasure at her sheer omnipresence at the cultural events of the city. 

MUST-SEE STAGE: fall 2022

No surprise here. “Hamilton,” Lin Manuel Miranda’s edgy, hip-hop-infused bio-musical of one of our Founding Fathers, was as immense a hit during its first visit to Cincinnati as it had been on Broadway.

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.