Around Cincinnati

It takes more than just one day to celebrate Earth Day in Greater Cincinnati, so events are planned on April 20 in OTR's Washington Park and on April 27 at Blue Ash's Summit Park

The annual Nowhere Else Festival, produced by Karin Bergquist and Linford Detweiler from Over the Rhine, is coming up Friday, May 24 through Sunday, May 26 in Martinsville, Ohio. 


Playhouse in the Park

The Cincinnati arts community lost a friend, leader and talent when Ed Stern passed away April 3. He served as artistic director at Playhouse in the Park for 20 years, garnering national acclaim including two Tony Awards and three shows moving to the Broadway stage.


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WoodyFest, a celebration of the music of folk legend Woody Guthrie, happens Saturday, April 13 at Mount St. Joseph University's Recital Hall. 

Survival in the cutthroat world of auto manufacturing and the impact on individual workers is the theme of playwright Dominique Morisseau's Skeleton Crew, the next regional premiere on stage at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

Sherrie Maricle and the DIVA Jazz Orchestra will be performing at Walnut Hills High School on Friday, April 13 as part of the inaugural We Create Jazz Festival.

Record Store Day, the annual celebration of local music stores complete with new releases and special appearances, happens on Saturday, April 13. 

April is National Poetry Month and the Greater Cincinnati Writer's League (GCWL) will present a variety of readings and gatherings in celebration. 

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Local singer-songwriter Maria Carrelli is set to digitally release her debut CD, Strings On My Guitar, at two sold-out shows on Saturday, April 13 at Ludlow's Folk School Coffee Parlor

Book Review: In honor of National Poetry Month, Roberta Schultz reviews Love Poems for Married People by John Kenney.

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Jayne Sachs is a Dayton-area singer-songwriter who has been focused on writing for a Nashville music publishing firm and not on performing. 

A Preview Of The Upcoming Victory Of Light Expo

Mar 29, 2019

The biannual Victory of Light Expo returns to the Sharonville Convention Center on April 6 and 7. 

Author/journalist/former First Lady of Colorado Helen Thorpe will be this year's guest speaker for the Women's City Club of Greater Cincinnati's annual forum and fundraising on April 3 at Memorial Hall.

A New CD From Local Pianist Andrew Haug And His Trio

Mar 29, 2019

Jazz pianist Andrew Haug and his trio from Cincinnati have recently released a new, improvisational CD called On a Limb

On Thursday, April 4, the Jewish American Hall of Fame will celebrate its 50th anniversary with the induction of its newest member, the late Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise, founder of Hebrew Union College

If a future vacation includes visits to America's national parks, a new book from Joe Yogerst will be a big help. 

With the changing landscape regarding medical marijuana, Cincinnati's Lloyd Library & Museum presents a new exhibit in conjunction with the Cannabis Museum in Athens, Ohio. 

The Cincinnati Jazz Hall of Fame is preparing to induct its fifth class of local musicians on Sunday, March 31 at Mount St. Joseph University

A Poem From Lynn Robbins

Mar 22, 2019

A poetry reading from Lynn Robbins: It's About Time from her book, When You Sit To Write.

Chef Edward Lee was recently seen as a judge on the Kentucky edition of Top Chef and is the owner of several highly-regarded restaurants in Louisville. 

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