Tag: UC College-Conservatory of Music

Culture FIX: May 22-28

We’re at that sweet spot in the calendar where it might not be summer officially, but you certainly can feel it: No more frost advisories. The May Festival wrapping up. Outdoor concert series sprouting throughout the area. And partying with 500,000 of your closest friends at the Taste of Cincinnati. Yep, we’re headed for summer – come what May.

Culture FIX: March 27-April 2

We’re springing ahead with an eventful week highlighted by once-a-year celebrations – Easter Sunday, the Cincinnati Reds Opening Day and the Cincinnati Zoo’s festival of flowers. But there are other options for those of us seeking a cultural fix, including several tasty musical treats.

Culture FIX: March 20-26

Spring is sprung, the grass is riz, I wonder where the culture is. Well, it’s all around us this week – and with the start of the season, we celebrate everything from a noble gas to music for European aristocrats to the Sport of Kings.

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: Feb. 21-27

With the wild revelry of Mardi Gras, Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day just behind us, you’d think there wouldn’t be much to look forward to this coming week. But we have highlights galore in the next seven days, especially crowd-pleasing theater productions, innovative dance programs and spectacular musical treats – nearly all of which prominently feature women.

Culture FIX: Nov. 1-7

Halloween is over and all the scary stuff is behind us, right? Oh no, not at all, culture fans! The coming week is haunted by the specters of a flaming Ferrari, a headless body, a demon barber, a witch, a giant, a mermaid, a Big Fish, a substitute-teacher nun and – most frighteningly of all – four ersatz singing Swedes.

Culture FIX: Oct. 4-10

This week’s FIX choices are pretty music-heavy. Still, there’s plenty of variety here, and some of these music events appeal to various other senses, even the sense of smell. You read that right.