Arts

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

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Provided / Playhouse in the Park

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park revealed plans for its new theater late Thursday, which will see its main stage move from the current Marx Theatre to a new building in northern Eden Park. 

Independent filmmakers have a new outlet for their works with the start of the Cindependent Film Festival, coming to the Woodward Theatre at the end of August. 

Student Docents Wanted For The Weston Art Gallery

Mar 9, 2018

A program for young art lovers at the Weston Art Gallery is now recruiting new members. 

The Benjamin Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund, which provides classical music lessons for underserved youth, joins forces with concert:nova for their biennial fundraising concert, this year featuring special guest flutist Demarre McGill

Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical is a family-friendly musical production from The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati that addresses the difficult topics of bullying and acceptance. 

March 11 will bring the first Cincinnati Avant-Garde Art & Craft Show at the Oasis Golf Club & Conference Center in Loveland. 

On March 3, Manifest Drawing Center in East Walnut Hills will host an Uncommon Roots panel discussion on unique artistic visions and unusual photographic practices. 

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

Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood 50th Anniversary

Feb 7, 2018
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.

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