Arts

Arts and culture from around the tri-state, including theater, music and poetry.

What's Coming To The Know Theatre Stage This Season

6 hours ago

Another season of challenging, original, alternative theatre is underway at OTR's Know Theatre of Cincinnati

The Taft Museum of Art's 32nd Duncanson Artist-in-Residence is Loveland native Vanessa German

While highlighted by the first visit of the smash hit Hamilton, the 2018-19 Broadway in Cincinnati has a line-up featuring new and classic favorites. 

With the first production of the 2018-19 season completed, what's coming to the stage of the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company

Ohio Poet Of The Year Susan Glassmeyer

Oct 5, 2018

Local poet Susan Glassmeyer was recently named Ohio Poet of the Year by the Ohio Poetry Day Association

In a special performance event, Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will present the exceptional actor Bruce Cromer in the one-man play St. Nicholas by Conor McPherson. 

Sarah Rose Nordgren reads her poem Love Poem from her book, Best Bones.

A Poem From Roberta Schultz

Sep 28, 2018

Local poet Roberta Schultz reads her poem High Wire from her chapbook, Songs from the Shaper's Harp.

Returning to this year's FotoFocus is Cincinnati photographer Ann Segal with the next installment of her documentary series, Through the Lens of Time

lower west end
Courtesy of Cincinnati Museum Center

The City of Cincinnati's Kenyon Barr project called for the creation of a center for light industry in the lower portion of the West End. In the late 1950s, the city purchased and razed more than 2,000 structures and resold the property to private developers to create the neighborhood now known as Queensgate. The project displaced more than 20,000 residents, 97 percent of whom were African-Americans and largely low-income.

The Clifton Cultural Arts Center Looks Ahead

Sep 12, 2018
clifton cultural arts center
Courtesy CCAC

The Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) has moved out after a decade at the corner of McAlpin and Clifton avenues. The historic building, which once housed Clifton School, will be the future home of the new Clifton Area Neighborhood School (CANS).

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As the sun sets on summer (unofficially, anyway) make the most of it by attending any one of this weekend's upcoming events, including everyone's favorite: Riverfest. 

Hamilton's Fitton Center for Creative Arts is celebrating its 25th Anniversary and preparing for the 2018-19 season. 

UniverSoul Circus
Courtesy / Boon Vong

If life has felt like a circus lately, well, this weekend is about to replace that craziness with a little fun. 

What do Henry Rollins, RuPaul, and Cat & Nat have in common? They're part of the upcoming season of Cincinnati Arts Association presentations at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall. 

cincinnati ballroom classic
Courtesy Cincinnati Ballroom Classic

This weekend brings plenty of interesting ways to spend your time, including lots of last calls for special exhibits and events. 

The 33rd season of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati will kick off in September with the regional premiere of the musical Fly By Night

Fans of The Beatles and animation will want to visit O'Bryonville's Greenwich House Gallery for a rare opportunity to meet Ron Campbell, the man who animated the movie Yellow Submarine and directed the Fab Four's Saturday morning cartoon. 

Cincinnati LAB Theatre's mission is to develop new playwrights and their works and they host a new play festival each summer. 

Grigor Dimitrov western and southern open
John Minchillo / AP

This weekend is serving up plenty of things to do around the Tri-State. 

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