Arts

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

The new musical director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra is in final preparations for this year's SUMMERMUSIK festival. 

For the sixth summer, the high school students of CAST (Commonwealth Artists Summer Theatre) will present a challenging musical on stage at Highlands High School – this year, it's Les Miserables

Howard Epstein was a long-time professor at Miami University's Hamilton campus, and was the man in charge of their performing arts concert series for decades. 

The photographs of Lars Anderson are featured in an exhibit currently on display at Iris BookCafe and Gallery in OTR. 

Another Summer Of Free Shakespeare In The Park

Jul 7, 2017

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company is ready to kick off its 11th season of free Shakespeare in the Park productions all around our community. 

During the recently completed 24th Annual Acting Irish International Theatre Festival, held in Rochester N.Y., the production of Outside Mullingar from the Irish American Theatre Company of Cincinnati was awarded Best of Show plus Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor. Best Director, plus Technical Excellence in Set Design and Lighting Design. 

Hyde Park's Mary Ran Gallery is currently featuring an exhibit of two abstract expressionists, and friends, Jack Meanwell and Paul Chidlaw

Our Jim Stump has information on a summer camp for kids interested in musical theater. 

Poetry reading: Jinny Powers Berten reads "Welcome Back" from her book, We Dance.

Art Beyond Boundaries, the OTR gallery supporting artists with disabilities, is currently featuring the exhibit Doorways to the Soul

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The Lloyd Library & Museum and Meddling with Nature have partnered on an exhibition now at the Lloyd entitled "Off the Page,” which brings the 300-year-old work of botanical illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian back to life. The exhibition features 3-dimensional recreations of Merian’s illustrations, using preserved plant, animal, and insect specimens.

Marta Hewett Gallery

ReGenerations is the title of the current exhibit at the Marta Hewett Gallery in the Pendleton Art Center's Annex. 

On June 14, the Mayerson JCC will host a performance of the one-woman show, Images: Remembrances of the Holocaust - The Eva Schloss Story at 7pm. 

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Queen City Flash, sponsored by Cradle Cincinnati, is a community-centric theater company dedicated to open access to the arts. 

Poetry Reading: Local poet Jinny Powers Berten reads "Bury Me at Inch" from her book, We Dance.

Barbara L. Gordon Collection

The Cincinnati Art Museum is preparing to open a new exhibit of folk art called A Shared Legacy: Folk Art in America

Dayton-native and bestselling author and humorist Erma Bombeck is the subject a one-woman play now on stage at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park

Mozart's dark comedy Don Giovanni is the next production of the Queen City Opera at the Arts Center at Dunham Theatre

SOS ART - A Festival Of Art With A Positive Message

May 12, 2017

SOS ART uses art to give voice to issues of peace and justice. Founder Saad Ghosn, an artist and writer, joins Jane Durrell to preview their upcoming festival featuring an art exhibit, readings, a book publication, and more.

Bisrat Girma, Ethiopia 2014

Art Academy of Cincinnati and University of Cincinnati DAAP alumnus Mitchell Sipus works with governments and large corporations to create positive outcomes in the world's most challenged environments.

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