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Now through Sep 21, 2018

Exhibition of Quilts and Prints by the Women from Gee’s Bend

Carl Solway Gallery
424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Downtown

Now through Sep 21, 2018

Exhibition of Quilts and Prints by the Women from Gee’s Bend

Carl Solway Gallery
424 Findlay Street, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Downtown

Exhibit includes 21 etchings and 3 large-scale quilts. These etchings, directly relating to the renowned quilt imagery, are a result of collaboration between the women of Gee’s Bend with master printers. The prints exhibited are made by four different Gee’s Bend women, Mary...

Exhibit includes 21 etchings and 3 large-scale quilts. These etchings, directly relating to the renowned quilt imagery, are a result of collaboration between the women of Gee’s Bend with master printers. The prints exhibited are made by four different Gee’s Bend women, Mary...

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through Jan 06, 2019

Chocolate: The Exhibition

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Tracks the rich history of the cacao bean, from its beginning as a royal — even divine — Mayan drink to its current role as a romantic gesture, guilty pleasure and global commodity. Follow the history of chocolate culture and science from the 10th century rainforest to the...

Tracks the rich history of the cacao bean, from its beginning as a royal — even divine — Mayan drink to its current role as a romantic gesture, guilty pleasure and global commodity. Follow the history of chocolate culture and science from the 10th century rainforest to the...

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jan 01, 2019

Mandela: The Journey to Ubuntu

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

The exhibit commemorates the life and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela through photographs by Willman as he revisited many of the locations that played an important role in South Africa’s route to racial equality and Mandela’s personal fight for...

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 03, 2018

Collection of Lovers

Contemporary Arts Center
44 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Raquel André is a Portuguese-born performer, actress, theatre director and researcher who fashions intimate platforms to meet, converse and examine the evolving architecture of relationships. Throughout Portugal, Brazil, and Norway, she has “collected” over 160 meetings...

Now through Oct 21, 2018

Vanessa German: Running With Freedom

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 21, 2018

Vanessa German: Running With Freedom

Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Vanessa German empowers people through visual art and performance. German’s mixed-media sculptures and reliefs will be featured in the Sinton Gallery and the Longworth Foyer as part of the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program. Constructed from found objects including doll...

Vanessa German empowers people through visual art and performance. German’s mixed-media sculptures and reliefs will be featured in the Sinton Gallery and the Longworth Foyer as part of the Duncanson Artist-in-Residence Program. Constructed from found objects including doll...

Now through Oct 10, 2018

Wags Wednesdays

Rosedale
208 East 12th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 10, 2018

Wags Wednesdays

Rosedale
208 East 12th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Happy hour is even better with man's best friend. Bring your pup to Rosedale's dog-friendly patio every Wednesday for a canine-centered happy hour! Swag and dog treats will be provided weekly as well as a chance to enter for a grand prize giveaway! The winner will be chosen on...

Happy hour is even better with man's best friend. Bring your pup to Rosedale's dog-friendly patio every Wednesday for a canine-centered happy hour! Swag and dog treats will be provided weekly as well as a chance to enter for a grand prize giveaway! The winner will be chosen on...

Now through Oct 31, 2018

Market Muscles

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 31, 2018

Market Muscles

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Get shred in the Farm Shed! Join us for a different workout class at 5:30p each week. Classes are $10 and include a beer ticket.

Get shred in the Farm Shed! Join us for a different workout class at 5:30p each week. Classes are $10 and include a beer ticket.

Now through Nov 28, 2018

Old Green Eyes

BrewRiver GastroPub
2062 Riverside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 28, 2018

Old Green Eyes

BrewRiver GastroPub
2062 Riverside Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Singing old standards.

Singing old standards.

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Smale Mind & Body: Modo Yoga

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Smale Mind & Body: Modo Yoga

Smale Riverfront Park
Mehring Way & Main St, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

MODO Yoga will conduct free yoga classes every Wednesday from June 6th through September 26th.   Classes are held on Schmidlapp Event Lawn which is located next to Moerlein Lager House.

MODO Yoga will conduct free yoga classes every Wednesday from June 6th through September 26th.   Classes are held on Schmidlapp Event Lawn which is located next to Moerlein Lager House.

Now through Sep 23, 2018

Kaplan New Works Series

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 23, 2018

Kaplan New Works Series

Aronoff Center for the Arts
650 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The raw energy of contemporary ballet is front and center in this compelling series, showcasing the athleticism, strength and versatility of the dancers. This season’s program includes four World Premieres: one by San Francisco Ballet’s own Myles Thatcher, another by...

The raw energy of contemporary ballet is front and center in this compelling series, showcasing the athleticism, strength and versatility of the dancers. This season’s program includes four World Premieres: one by San Francisco Ballet’s own Myles Thatcher, another by...

Now through Sep 27, 2018

Fly By Night

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

Now through Sep 27, 2018

Fly By Night

Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati
1127 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 452002

Downtown

A gypsy prophecy propels melancholy sandwich-maker Harold and two bewitching sisters through a star-crossed journey of love and connection. Featuring a catchy score and inventive story-telling, this sweeping ode to young love culminates during the Northeast blackout of 1965 and...

A gypsy prophecy propels melancholy sandwich-maker Harold and two bewitching sisters through a star-crossed journey of love and connection. Featuring a catchy score and inventive story-telling, this sweeping ode to young love culminates during the Northeast blackout of 1965 and...

Now through Sep 23, 2018

Mary's Monster

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 23, 2018

Mary's Monster

Know Theatre of Cincinnati
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The dead can come back to us. But they don’t always come back nice.   On a dark night near the end of her life, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley wrestles with ghosts: her dead children, her family, her famous husband Percy, her mother, and Frankenstein, her most famous...

The dead can come back to us. But they don’t always come back nice.   On a dark night near the end of her life, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley wrestles with ghosts: her dead children, her family, her famous husband Percy, her mother, and Frankenstein, her most famous...

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2018

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening. Schedule subject to change. 

Now through Oct 04, 2018

FSQ Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 04, 2018

FSQ Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy lunch from your favorite neighborhood food truck.

Enjoy lunch from your favorite neighborhood food truck.

Now through Oct 25, 2018

Community Night

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 25, 2018

Community Night

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join us for Community Night at Findlay Market! Each Thursday, a rotating lineup of arts groups, community groups and non-profits will showcase their amazing talents, and provide entertainment and learning opportunities. 

Join us for Community Night at Findlay Market! Each Thursday, a rotating lineup of arts groups, community groups and non-profits will showcase their amazing talents, and provide entertainment and learning opportunities. 

Sep 20, 2018 through Sep 23, 2018

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes

U.S. Bank Arena
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2018 through Sep 23, 2018

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes

U.S. Bank Arena
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb...

Marvel fans, assemble for this live, action-packed, legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. Spider-Man, the Avengers and the Guardians of the Galaxy join forces with Doctor Strange, master of the mystic arts, in a race against time to recover the Wand of Watoomb...

Now through Sep 27, 2018

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 27, 2018

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Every Thursday 7-10p, enjoy hot salsa bands, skilled dancers, and tips from expert instructors who will take to the dance floor teach the basic steps.   When it gets too hot, dancers can cool down with a cold soft drink or adult beverage. Come down and show off your best...

Every Thursday 7-10p, enjoy hot salsa bands, skilled dancers, and tips from expert instructors who will take to the dance floor teach the basic steps.   When it gets too hot, dancers can cool down with a cold soft drink or adult beverage. Come down and show off your best...

Sep 20, 2018

Henry Rollins Travel Slideshow Tour

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2018

Henry Rollins Travel Slideshow Tour

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

For many years Henry Rollins has taken photographs on his travels. Join Henry for an intimate evening as he shows many of his favorites from Baghdad to Pyongyang. Rollins will present a special performance drawing on experiences and his vast archive of photographs. As a keen...

For many years Henry Rollins has taken photographs on his travels. Join Henry for an intimate evening as he shows many of his favorites from Baghdad to Pyongyang. Rollins will present a special performance drawing on experiences and his vast archive of photographs. As a keen...

Sep 20, 2018

The Decemberists

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2018

The Decemberists

Taft Theatre
317 E. Fifth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

with Kacy & Clayton

with Kacy & Clayton

Now through Sep 23, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 23, 2018

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Shenanigans, hijinks and tomfoolery abound as a lowly slave by the name of Pseudolus endeavors to scheme his way to freedom in Stephen Sondheim's antic romp through Ancient Rome. 

Shenanigans, hijinks and tomfoolery abound as a lowly slave by the name of Pseudolus endeavors to scheme his way to freedom in Stephen Sondheim's antic romp through Ancient Rome. 

Sep 20, 2018

Caribbean Cigar Night

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2018

Caribbean Cigar Night

The Righteous Room
641 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Righteous Room is transforming into a tiki bar for Caribbean Cigar Night on Thursday, September 20th! Wrap up the summer with a date night in paradise, complete with specialty tropical cocktails made with Captain Morgan, Captain Morgan Pineapple, and Captain Morgan...

The Righteous Room is transforming into a tiki bar for Caribbean Cigar Night on Thursday, September 20th! Wrap up the summer with a date night in paradise, complete with specialty tropical cocktails made with Captain Morgan, Captain Morgan Pineapple, and Captain Morgan...

Now through Sep 21, 2018

The Who's Tommy in Concert

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 21, 2018

The Who's Tommy in Concert

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

See me. Feel me. Touch me. Heal me. Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s TOMMY is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumphs over his adversities has inspired, amazed...

See me. Feel me. Touch me. Heal me. Based on the iconic 1969 rock concept album, The Who’s TOMMY is an exhilarating story of hope, healing and the human spirit. The story of the pinball-playing, deaf, dumb and blind boy who triumphs over his adversities has inspired, amazed...

Sep 20, 2018

Twin Peaks

Woodward Theater
1404 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2018

Twin Peaks

Woodward Theater
1404 Main Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018 through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018 through Jan 06, 2019

GUITAR: The Instrument That Rocked The World

Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

GUITAR is a full immersive exhibition that explores the instrument’s evolution and history, the science of creating sound with wood and steel and the cultural impact on cultures over the past 5,000 years.

Sep 21, 2018

Ombré Gallery Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Ombré Gallery
1511 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018

Ombré Gallery Grand Re-Opening & Ribbon Cutting

Ombré Gallery
1511 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join us to celebrate for our Grand Re-Opening in our new location in Over-the-Rhine! Our ribbon cutting with city officials will start at 4pm, and our celebration with gourmet bites, drinks, live music, specials & giveaways will follow! A portion of the proceeds will benefit...

Join us to celebrate for our Grand Re-Opening in our new location in Over-the-Rhine! Our ribbon cutting with city officials will start at 4pm, and our celebration with gourmet bites, drinks, live music, specials & giveaways will follow! A portion of the proceeds will benefit...

Now through Oct 26, 2018

Findlay Folk

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 26, 2018

Findlay Folk

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Beer + Music + Excellent Atmosphere = Your New Friday Tradition   Every Friday, pull up a red chair and listen to some sweet sweet folk music. Come before 6pm to take advantage of our happy hour specials ($1 off all draft beers + food specials from Market merchants).

Beer + Music + Excellent Atmosphere = Your New Friday Tradition   Every Friday, pull up a red chair and listen to some sweet sweet folk music. Come before 6pm to take advantage of our happy hour specials ($1 off all draft beers + food specials from Market merchants).

Sep 21, 2018 through Sep 23, 2018

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati

Downtown Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 21, 2018 through Sep 23, 2018

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati

Downtown Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, is where more than half-a-million herren und frauen will convene on Second and Third streets between Walnut and Elm to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German and perform the Chicken...

Oktoberfest Zinzinnati, presented by Sam Adams, is where more than half-a-million herren und frauen will convene on Second and Third streets between Walnut and Elm to eat, sing, mingle, sport lederhosen, listen to polka music, try to speak German and perform the Chicken...

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