Arts

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

Mikki Schaffner Photography

Cincinnati is replete with the arts, from museums to dance to theater to music. 

Ed Stern is taking his long history of presenting and directing the popular "abridged" plays to Xavier University this month. 

Wanting to provide a truly personal touch for your Valentine this year? Local author (Running from the Devil: A Memoir of a Boy Possessed) and poet Steve Kissing joins our Barbara Gray with hints and encouragement for those wanting to write their own love poem.

Local artist Mary Louise Holt's painting The Village of Mariemont, 17th Century, which depicts the area as it was when it was inhabited by Shawnee Indians, has found a new home. 

The Middletown Arts Center offers a wide variety of classes, exhibitions and even a program that gets art out into the community. 

Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie is a classic of American theater and has been presented thousands of times. 

Jasmine Thompson

 

The Metropolitan Sewer District  of Greater Cincinnati (MSD) makes the news for many reasons, but rarely one as quirky as this: two minds bring the tunnels and pipes beneath Cincinnati to life with a comic book that explores the thousands of miles of dark, uncharted territory. 

Arlita Jones is the playwright of the newest production at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Summerland

February 4 is the kick-off to this year's Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival, titled "Secrets. Journeys. Discoveries." 

Starting February 2, Dayton's Human Race Theatre will present the world premiere of Eric Ulloa's 26 Pebbles, which deals with the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings on the community. 

Commentary: Rick Pender, Around Cincinnati contributor and executive editor/publisher of the Everything Sondheim online community, talks about the documentary Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, about the original Broadway staging of Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along. The documentary will be shown on Sunday, January 29 at the Esquire Theatre (1pm) and Dayton's Neon Movies (7pm.)

Cincinnati's Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel reads her poem Class Lessons from her 2011 collection The Lives We Live In Houses

East Walnut Hills' Manifest, now 12 years old, continues to add new programs and present provocative exhibitions. 

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Photographer C. Smith has been capturing images of people and places from in and around Cincinnati for more than 60 years. 

Coming to the Marx Theatre stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park is the funny, tuneful, yet slightly disturbed musical, Little Shop of Horrors

The Works Of Local Artist Mary Barr Rhodes

Jan 13, 2017

Jane Durrell introduces our listeners to another exceptional local artist, Mary Barr Rhodes, whose works can currently be seen at Switch on Vine Street in OTR. 

Friday, January 20 marks the annual return of one of the most popular arts events on the calendar, the UC College – Conservatory of Music Moveable Feast

The new year promises a full slate of unique programming at the newly renovated Memorial Hall in Over the Rhine. 

Rachel Moore is the creator of the newest art gallery on Main Street in Over the Rhine. 

The Carnegie in Covington is currently displaying two unique art installations featuring local artists. 

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