Tag: Playhouse in the Park

Culture FIX: April 24-30

Cincinnati is among the top cities increasing downtown foot traffic with a 28% increase from last year. This week, we have the Asian Food Fest and Jazz at the Square, plus Tunes & Blooms at the Cincinnati Zoo and other outdoor events. So get out and start trafficking those feet!

Culture FIX: April 10-16

There are no ghost lights burning in Cincinnati theaters this week. A full slate of opening nights awaits. Especially good bar music is plentiful to accompany your brews. There’s plenty of Beethoven, too. And Art on Vine for that perfect somethin’ somethin’ for your empty wall. Get out and enjoy!

Culture FIX: Feb. 28-March 5

Quick quiz: Which of these things does not belong with the others? Jazz harp. A sharp-eared fox. An extra day. Thirsty goats. A Sausage Queen. A pot of stew. A pile of food cans. And plenty of beer … Answer: They all belong, of course, in this week’s Culture FIX of varied, intriguing and sometimes unpredictable events.

Culture FIX: Jan. 31-Feb. 6

We’re at that awkward stage in Culture FIX this week: Some events still mark our bleak midwinter, while hints of Mardi Gras and (dare we say it?) spring start elbowing their way in. Throw in the revival of a dreaded vampire and an invasion of toothy furry creatures and some atrocious puns …

Polly Campbell: Magic happens onstage and in viewers’ minds

Polly Campbell

I’ve got the brochures piled up from the Playhouse, Ensemble Theatre, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. There are so many great plays to choose from for the 2023-24 season. We haven’t decided yet which we’re going to take a chance on. Because it is taking a chance: Tickets are expensive, and not every production is a winner. 

Culture FIX: Aug. 23-29

A long-dead artist, a terrible opera singer, a friendly but homesick alien and a Man in Black walk into a bar . . . Well, wait a minute. Actually, they’re walking into Culture FIX this week. There’s no punch line here, just another varied, unpredictable week full of activity in Cincinnati’s arts and culture scene.