Arts

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

Poet & Playwright Teri Foltz

Mar 31, 2017

Celebrating National Poetry Month: Elaine Diehl introduces listeners to local poet, playwright, retired teacher and writer of the new semi-autobiographical play Faculty LoungeTeri Foltz, who will share one of her poems.

The Louder Than a Bomb poetry slam was created to give young people a forum to speak out and to be heard. Started in Chicago in 2001, Louder Than a Bomb is the largest youth poetry slam in the world. The poetry contest was brought to Cincinnati in 2015, enabling young people in our region to hear one another’s stories and share experiences through spoken word performances.

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Works of acclaimed local artist Cedric Michael Cox are currently on exhibit at the Taft Museum of Art until June 25. 

All the Roads Home is the latest production in the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park Thompson Shelterhouse Theatre. 

The National Underground Railroad Freedom Center opens its next major exhibition in conjunction with South African documentary photographer Matthew Willman

The final production of the current Children's Theatre of Cincinnati season is Tarzan The Stage Musical, based on the Disney film with music by Phil Collins, opening April 1. 

The Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass, Queens, NY, N.86.IU.7a,b

One of the most beloved American art forms is Tiffany Glass, and the Cincinnati Art Museum will celebrate Louis Tiffany's creations in their new exhibit, Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light, opening April 1. 

Matthew Zory Photography

Matt Zory is a bassist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and an acclaimed photographer who has been documenting the renovation of the CSO's home, Music Hall

A new exhibit at the Cincinnati Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College, Rembrandt and the Jews, features 22 etchings by the Dutch master of Jewish and biblical subjects. 

Based here in Cincinnati, the Educational Theatre Association (home to the International Thespian Society) is promoting March as Theatre in our Schools Month

Local poet Ralph La Charity reads his poem The Settling Into, from one of his self-published chap books.

Artist and culturist Elliott Jordan, who has a gallery in Pleasant Ridge, has been spending a lot of time recently in Dominican Republic.

A Poem From Brian Volck

Mar 3, 2017

Poetry reading: Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Pediatrician Dr. Brian Volck reads In Winter from his collection, Flesh Becomes Word.

The announcement of the 2017-2018 season from Broadway in Cincinnati, with a hint at a popular show coming during the 2018-2019 season, has musical theatre fans excited. 

The annual Constella Festival, a celebration of music and the arts, is returning to multiple venues around our area March 18-25. 

There is a lot happening at the Cincinnati Museum Center these days, including the restoration of its Union Terminal home and preparations for an upcoming blockbuster exhibit.

Poetry From Michael Henson

Feb 17, 2017

Poetry: Local poet Michael Henson reads his poem Winter from his book, The Dead Singing.

Coming next to Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is the premiere of When We Were Young and Unafraid, which explores many social issues facing women in the early 1970's. 

Introducing Cincinnati's New Gallery 708

Feb 17, 2017

A new artist owned & operated gallery is open in downtown Cincinnati. 

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Dr. Clarence Newsome will step down from his position as president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center at the end of March. 

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