Arts

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

Cincinnati's theatre community is growing, but still small enough for personal relationships and mutual support. 

Applications for the next Artist-in-Residence for this summer's Price Hill Creative Community Festival are now available. 

New Edgecliff Theatre Presents "Venus In Fur"

Feb 23, 2018

New Edgecliff Theatre is back at Hoffner Lodge in Northside with a new production of David Ives' Venus in Fur starting March 1. 

A Poem From David Lee Garrison

Feb 9, 2018

Poetry Reading: David Lee Garrison reads Iris from his collection Carpeing the Diem: Poems about High School.

Playhouse in the Park is presenting the world premiere of playwright Deborah Zoe Laufer's play Be Here Now

Provided/ The Lynn Johnson Collection: Ohio University Libraries

The first episode of “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” was broadcast on PBS on February 19, 1968. Fifty years later, the program is still being shown on public television stations, to the delight of both children and adults. Though he passed away in 2003, Fred Rogers' philosophy continues to influence children's television today.

Poetry Reading: Roberta Schultz reads Lullaby, from her new chapbook, Songs from the Shaper's Harp.

Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame

Jan 19, 2018

The Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame is gearing up for its 2018 events, including the new induction class coming in April. 

True Theatre: trueSong

Jan 19, 2018

Now in its 8th season, the storytelling of True Theatre has found a new home in the renovated Memorial Hall. Co-founder David Levy tells Rick Pender about the growth of the organization and previews the January 22 event, trueSong

Cincinnati-based Educational Theatre Association, home of the International Thespian Society, is ready to take a locally-piloted project to new markets. Executive Director Julie Cohen Theobald is with our Jim Stump to discuss the testing and rollout of the middle-school project JumpStart Theatre.

Art Beyond Boundaries celebrates the artistic visions of people with disabilities. On January 26, they open their 11th anniversary exhibit called Chapter 11.

Jamie Barton Performs at Matinee Musicale

Jan 19, 2018

Acclaimed mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton comes to Cincinnati on January 26 to perform a recital with Cincinnati's Matinee Musicale. She's on the phone with Anne Arenstein to discuss her busy schedule and some of the talented performers and composers she's been working with recently.

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati Presents "The Humans"

Jan 19, 2018

The 2016 Tony Award winner for Best Play, The Humans by Stephen Karam, will receive its regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati beginning this week. Longtime local director Michael Haney joins our Rick Pender for a preview of this family drama.

Coming February 2-4 is the annual Mennonite Art Weekend, featuring visual and performing arts, workshops, and more at the Pleasant Ridge Presbyterian Church

The next production at The Carnegie in Covington is perfect for children and adults of all ages. 

A new study from Brandeis University finds artwork created by artists when they are unhappy is valued at less than their other artistic works. 

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Acclaimed writer Kathy Y. Wilson opens her home to public view in a new exhibit at the Weston Art Gallery in the Aronoff Center for the Arts. The exhibit "Sanctuary: Kathy Y. Wilson Living in a Colored Museum" is curated by Emily Buddendeck and features Wilson's collection of artwork, memorabilia and racist objects. Wilson, an award-winning writer, is best known for her column, book and one-woman play "Your Negro Tour Guide."

There's a new, unique collaboration between a locally distilled hazelnut liqueur and a new Shakespeare podcast. Sales of Queen Mab, named after a character that appears in several of Shakespeare's works, will support Froghammer Shakespeare, a local theater start-up planning a podcast. 

Two major anniversaries will converge on the campus of the University of Cincinnati when the College-Conservatory of Music celebrates its 150th year and the 100th birthday of acclaimed composer Leonard Bernstein during the 2018 Spring Semester. 

A Look At Xavier University's Theatre Program

Dec 29, 2017

Where once there was none, Xavier University now has one of the most unique liberal arts theatre programs in the region, if not the country. 

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