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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra)

Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The mission of the CSO is to seek and share inspiration, and it has been doing so since 1895 as the country’s sixth oldest orchestra. Under the artistic direction of Louis... Read more

The mission of the CSO is to seek and share inspiration, and it has been doing so since 1895 as the country’s sixth oldest orchestra. Under the artistic direction of Louis Langrée, the CSO continues its legacy as Cincinnati’s cultural ambassador around the world, at home in Music Hall, and in our community. To plan your visit to the CSO in the beautifully renovated and historic Music Hall: www.... Read More

Cincinnati Pops

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Cincinnati Pops Orchestra (photo: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra)

Cincinnati Pops

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Cincinnati Pops, led by Conductor John Morris Russell, grew from Cincinnati’s love of great orchestral music, with the same world-class musicians of the Cincinnati... Read more

The Cincinnati Pops, led by Conductor John Morris Russell, grew from Cincinnati’s love of great orchestral music, with the same world-class musicians of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra performing a diverse array of musical styles, from Broadway, jazz, pop, bluegrass/folk and the Great American Songbook. To plan your visit to the Pops in the beautifully renovated and historic Music Hall: www.... Read More

Vocal Arts Ensemble

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Vocal Arts Ensemble

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Founded in 1979, for over 30 years VAE has brought the power of spectacular, powerful and thrilling choral performances to audiences of all generations. Their mission:... Read more

Founded in 1979, for over 30 years VAE has brought the power of spectacular, powerful and thrilling choral performances to audiences of all generations. Their mission: Vocal Arts Ensemble is greater Cincinnati’s premier professional vocal ensemble dedicated to presenting passionate and innovative performances of choral music that raise and nurture the public’s appreciation of the life-enriching... Read More

Linton Inc.

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Linton Inc.

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Linton Chamber Music offers extraordinary concerts that truly allow audiences to experience the energy of music-making in a unique, up-close and personal way. Under the... Read more

Linton Chamber Music offers extraordinary concerts that truly allow audiences to experience the energy of music-making in a unique, up-close and personal way. Under the artistic leadership of internationally-acclaimed musicians, Jaime Laredo and Sharon Robinson, Linton audiences experience world-class chamber music performances by unique ensembles comprised of classical music’s finest individual... Read More

Chamber Music Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Chamber Music Cincinnati

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Founded in 1929 Chamber Music is the country’s third longest-lived chamber music organization, the only one in our region that exclusively presents international touring... Read more

Founded in 1929 Chamber Music is the country’s third longest-lived chamber music organization, the only one in our region that exclusively presents international touring chamber musicians who are at or approaching the pinnacle of their art. They present six concerts annually by artists ranging from soloists to octets.

Beyond the Bricks: Outdoor Building Tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Music Hall - Beyond the Bricks Tour

Beyond the Bricks: Outdoor Building Tour of Cincinnati Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Join us for a 90-minute outdoor walking tour of this National Historic Landmark. The Friends of Music Hall’s knowledgeable guides take you “Beyond the Bricks” for a 360... Read more

Join us for a 90-minute outdoor walking tour of this National Historic Landmark. The Friends of Music Hall’s knowledgeable guides take you “Beyond the Bricks” for a 360 degree, around-the-building view of Cincinnati Music Hall’s history and fabulous architecture.   Learn about Music Hall’s design construction, architectural styles and the cultural neighborhood of 1878. Historians, architecture... Read More

Northside Distilling

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Northside Distilling

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Northside Distillery Co is a micro batch distilling company in Cincinnati OH.

Northside Distillery Co is a micro batch distilling company in Cincinnati OH.

The Library Friends' Shop

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Library Friends' Shop

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Library Friends' Shop offers a wide variety of merchandise with a large selection of used books, videos, CDs, and DVDs. The Friends Shop also offers a variety of... Read more

The Library Friends' Shop offers a wide variety of merchandise with a large selection of used books, videos, CDs, and DVDs. The Friends Shop also offers a variety of unusual items, including: Cincinnati products, literary-themed products, materials for genealogy, and holiday gift items and toys.

Catacoustic Consort

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Catacoustic Consort

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Catacoustic Consort seeks to build upon and strengthen the sense of cultural and artistic identity in Ohio. Catacoustic offers early music workshops and classes, and... Read more

Catacoustic Consort seeks to build upon and strengthen the sense of cultural and artistic identity in Ohio. Catacoustic offers early music workshops and classes, and sponsors an annual Early Music Scholarship used for instruments, training, or early music education. They present a variety of vocal and instrumental music from Renaissance chamber music to Baroque opera. 

Tenement Life South of Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
North of Rhine (photo: Over the Rhine Museum)

Tenement Life South of Liberty

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Have you ever wondered what changed when Cincinnatians stepped over the canal and into Over-the-Rhine? Our South of Liberty tour weaves visitors through the stories of... Read more

Have you ever wondered what changed when Cincinnatians stepped over the canal and into Over-the-Rhine? Our South of Liberty tour weaves visitors through the stories of Over-the-Rhine's earliest residents between the Miami-Ohio Canal (now Central Parkway) and Liberty Street. Starting in the early 1800s with stories of German immigrants, we'll explore how different people lived in this neighborhood... Read More

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Music Hall in the fall (photo: Abby Erwin)

Music Hall

Downtown

Approximately 0.38 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati... Read more

Located in Over-the-Rhine overlooking Washington Park, Music Hall is home to the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Opera, and May Festival Chorus among other local performing arts organizations. Built in 1878 with private money raised from what is believed to be the nation’s first matching grant fund drive, this classic entertainment venue is... Read More

Chainging Gears

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Changing Gears Tours

Chainging Gears

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Chainging Gears is a multi-passenger party bike tour business offering 16 different tours, with more to come!  If that does not work, then you can design your own!... Read more

Chainging Gears is a multi-passenger party bike tour business offering 16 different tours, with more to come!  If that does not work, then you can design your own!  Chainging Gears offers more than 60 tours per week and can be flexible with the times to meet your needs. Chainging Gears operates fully customized pedal bikes with contemporary styling and appearance, lowered platforms for safety and... Read More

Cappel's Annex

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Cappel's Annex

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Cappel's offers a selection of items and accessories for parties, as well as costumes, wigs, masks, and make-up for anytime of the year.  

Cappel's offers a selection of items and accessories for parties, as well as costumes, wigs, masks, and make-up for anytime of the year.  

Dick Waller's Artplace

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Dick Waller's Artplace

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Dick Waller was a clarinetist in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, but decided to start painting in 1974. He developed a style which he calls free association painting.... Read more

Dick Waller was a clarinetist in the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, but decided to start painting in 1974. He developed a style which he calls free association painting. His pieces are all titled “Contrasts” which describes his contrasting styles of painting and the contrast of colors he uses.

Algin Retro

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Algin Retro

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Furniture store specializing in in Mid Century Modern reproduction and vintage one-of-a-kind repurposed pieces

Furniture store specializing in in Mid Century Modern reproduction and vintage one-of-a-kind repurposed pieces

Algin Retro

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Algin Retro

Downtown

Approximately 0.40 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Furniture store specializing in Mid Century Modern reproduction and vintage one-of-a-kind upcycled/repurposed pieces.

Furniture store specializing in Mid Century Modern reproduction and vintage one-of-a-kind upcycled/repurposed pieces.

Washington Platform’s Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.42 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Washington Platform’s Over-the-Rhine Tour

Downtown

Approximately 0.42 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Tour starts at Washington Platform, opened as a beer hall and saloon in 1875 on the south bank of “the Rhine,” the canal that separated the original, Anglo Cincinnati from... Read more

Tour starts at Washington Platform, opened as a beer hall and saloon in 1875 on the south bank of “the Rhine,” the canal that separated the original, Anglo Cincinnati from its “German Quarter.” In the 1800’s, the area north of Washington Platform was, per capita, the most German neighborhood in America. The residents of this enclave brought a healthy thirst with them from their Germanic homelands... Read More

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 0.42 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Book Fountain at Main Library (photo: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County)

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library

Downtown

Approximately 0.42 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

The Main Library serves as the hub of the entire Library system as well as the “neighborhood library” for thousands of downtown workers and residents. With one of the... Read more

The Main Library serves as the hub of the entire Library system as well as the “neighborhood library” for thousands of downtown workers and residents. With one of the finest collections of materials among public libraries in the U.S., the Main Library attracts more than one million users annually. In addition to the standard amenities, the Main Library featurues a large Genealogy and Local... Read More

Wooden Nickel Antiques

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

Wooden Nickel Antiques

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

One of the last brick and mortar antique stores in Cincinnati that has become a local icon. Selling architectural antiques, furniture and fine decorative art for over 30... Read more

One of the last brick and mortar antique stores in Cincinnati that has become a local icon. Selling architectural antiques, furniture and fine decorative art for over 30 years. In business in Cincinnati, Ohio since 1976, starting out in architectural antiques The Wooden Nickel still buys and sells antique back bars, antique fireplace mantels, antique stained glass, and antique chandeliers. Over... Read More

The Ohio Book Store

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery
Ohio Book Store

The Ohio Book Store

Downtown

Approximately 0.43 miles from from Iris BookCafe and Gallery

In operation since 1940, The Ohio Book Store offers five full floors of books and magazines from all over the world. In addition, they provide book binding for custom... Read more

In operation since 1940, The Ohio Book Store offers five full floors of books and magazines from all over the world. In addition, they provide book binding for custom binding and repair services for restoration of books.

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