Arts

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

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company's annual non-traditional traditional holiday production, Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some), returns this year with a new home and a new cast member. 

Michael E. Keating

2018 will see one local museum moving from its current home to the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal. 

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati is celebrating the holidays in a rather British way, with a special production of Cinderella

A contemporary art exhibit featuring the works of 43 female and feminist artists is now open at downtown's 21c Museum Hotel

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is celebrating the holidays with a brand-new musical from the team of David Kisor and Joseph McDonough, The Dancing Princesses

The annual Clay Alliance Holiday Pottery Fair, featuring local ceramic artists who exhibit regionally and nationally, has found a new home for 2017. 

Cincinnati's Sunset Players is celebrating the holiday with a new play that takes a sideways look at the story of The Three Bears. 

Mikki Schaffner Photography

Actor Frank Ferrante has created an indelible, and career-defining, performance as the comedy icon Groucho Marx. 

A Poem From Roberta Schultz

Nov 17, 2017

Poetry Reading: Local poet Roberta Schultz recites Forbidden Fruit from her chapbook, Songs from the Shapers Harp, published by Finishing Line Press. 

Marlene Steele

In the process of solving a crime and prosecuting a suspect, artists can play a key role in the criminal justice system. Police sketch artists interpret what can be vague descriptions from traumatized witnesses or victims, to help flesh out an image of a perpetrator. During trials where cameras are banned, artists are the eyes inside the courtroom. In both cases, the work can be extremely challenging and the stakes can be high.

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center has just opened a new exhibition of privately owned African American art. 

Cincinnati Opera Prepares For Its 2017 Gala

Nov 10, 2017

Cincinnati Opera's annual gala returns to historic Music Hall, with the theme of Beauty and the Brick

Matt Zory really knows Music Hall. Not only is he a member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, but he's also an acclaimed photographer who chronicled the recent renovation of the historic venue. 

Poetry Reading: David Lee Garrison recites "First Date" from his new book, Carpeing the Diem: Poems About High School.

Northside is home to one of the area's most impressive art galleries, Joseph Clark Gallery Arts of Africa on Hamilton Avenue. 

The stage version of the life and music of one of our area's favorite daughters, Rosemary Clooney, is coming to the stage at The Carnegie in Covington. 

Fast becoming a popular OTR destination is The Mini Microcinema, which shares smaller, outside-the-mainstream films with the broader community. 

Holiday shopping in our area would be incomplete without a stop at the Weaver's Guild of Greater Cincinnati Fiber Arts Sale and the Studio Collection Holiday Sale

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Cincinnati Music Accelerator, which calls itself Ohio’s first career accelerator program for musicians and recording artists, graduated its first class this fall. Program Founder Kick Lee knows firsthand how cut-throat the recording industry can be. That's why the accelerator arms musicians and recording artists with business savvy. In the six-week course they learn to monetize their talents and license their creative work. Lee launched the first session this summer with a grant from People's Liberty and the second session begins this November.

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Oct 23, 2017

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