Arts

Arts and culture from around the Tri-State, including theater, music and poetry.

The iconic Music Hall is full of history, legends, myths, and remains one of the finest performance halls in the world. 

The Art Academy of Cincinnati celebrates 150 years of art education this year, and a very special exhibit will be part of the festivities. 

The 30th Anniversary of the Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival returns starting February 2 and will spotlight 13 full-length feature films and several shorts during its run through February 21. 

After a successful first year, the Cindependent Film Festival will be back in 2019 and they are now seeking submissions. 

Honoring Martin Luther King Day:

A reading from the late Dr. Maya Angelou of her poem "It's Sacred: Church." Our last interview with Dr. Angelou was about her book His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute from 2014.

A Story And Conversation With Omope Carter Daboiku

Jan 18, 2019

Honoring Martin Luther King Day:

Omope Carter Daboiku is a local artist and storyteller, currently serving as the Artist-in-Residence at the Paul Laurence Dunbar House in Dayton, Ohio. She joins our Barbara Gray to talk about the importance of storytelling and to share one of her stories with us.

Fred Anderson

Cincinnati native Andre Hyland is what's known in show business as a multiple threat: comedian, actor, writer and director. 

The Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton continues its 25th Anniversary celebration with a wide array of programs and exhibits. 

Two of Cincinnati's most beloved actors are working together for the first time in the newest production at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

The first musical created by Lin-Manuel Miranda of Hamilton fame is coming to Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park starting January 19. 

Quadrangle, four works by four choreographers, is the next production by modern dance company MamLuft&Co. Dance

Acclaimed photographer Michael Wilson has captured many famous faces on film during his career, but with his latest project, he took photos of strangers at various pop-up locations throughout our area. 

A new one-man production from The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati presents the story of civil rights pioneer Martin Luther King, Jr. 

Cincinnati Art Museum

Coming up on January 3 at the Cincinnati Art Museum, 20 local artists will be painting their interpretations of the Frank Duveneck Collection as a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the celebrated painter's death. 

The 14th Annual Around Cincinnati Christmas Special, produced and hosted by Lee Hay. features a wide range of local musicians and others celebrating the season in song and word.

A Poem From Pauletta Hansel

Dec 14, 2018

Former Cincinnati Poet Laureate Pauletta Hansel joins us to share her poem Waking Before Light from her collection Divining.

Brazee Street Studios

Still checking items off your list this season? There are many ways to get your holiday shopping done while thinking outside the big box stores. Tune in to Cincinnati Edition on Wednesday, December 12, at 1 p.m. for some great gift giving ideas. In the meantime, here are four unique spots to check out this holiday—whether you're looking to buy or make something unique on your own, these shops can help make your Christmas one of a kind.

One of Cincinnati's favorite holiday traditions is the Taft Museum of Art's Antique Christmas display. 

Cincinnati's Lloyd Library, home of one of the best botanical art collections in the world, will open a new exhibit inspired by the season. 

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Sam English / Louisville Ballet

The Louisville Ballet studios are bustling this week as the company prepares for their 2018 production of The Nutcracker, which premieres next Saturday.

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