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Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 01, 2019

Elevate- Cincinnati

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

Elevate at 21c presents temporary exhibitions of works by artists living and working in the communities surrounding each 21c Museum Hotel property. Elevate provides hotel guests with unique access to the work of notable regional artists, while featuring their work in the context...

Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 17, 2020

Dress Up, Speak Up: Regalia and Resistance

21c Museum Hotel
609 Walnut, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Bedecked and bejeweled, the figures populating Dress Up, Speak Up occupy fluid space and time, evoking past and present, fact and fiction, memory and desire, to illuminate the complexity of contemporary identity. Whether clad in the stylized garb of Enlightenment-era Europe, the...

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Dec 31, 2019

Cincinnati Musical Legends: Art from the First Deck

Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County Main Library
800 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Shake It Records recently worked with ArtWorks to design a set of 36 trading cards featuring original portraits and biographies of recording artists that represent the diverse and fascinating history of music in Cincinnati. In partnership with the Public Library of Cincinnati...

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

Now through Sep 29, 2019

Until We Meet Again: Cincinnati Portraits from World War I

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

Downtown

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

In December 1918, just a month after World War I’s end, the US and Allied Governments War Exposition at Music Hall celebrated the Allied Victory and the Cincinnatians who served. The Expo featured more than 6,000 photographs of area servicemen and women, loaned by local...

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Nov 17, 2019

Emanate

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Emanate is a group exhibition designed to coincide with the Cincinnati BLINK Festival featuring light-based works that include phosphorescent painting, neon sculpture, illuminated photography, video, and projection. Participating artists include Tom Bacher, Hank Hildebrandt and...

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum All My Seven Faces

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

Downtown

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum explores the notion of nomadism via alter egos. The works of this Botswana-born, Toronto-based artist reflect the idiosyncrasies of her upbringing across three continents, while discussing broader notions of time and place. Shifting transnational...

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Fall for Fashion at Cincinnati Premium Outlets

Cincinnati Premium Outlets
400 Premium Outlets Drive, Monroe, OH 45050

North

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Fall for Fashion at Cincinnati Premium Outlets

Cincinnati Premium Outlets
400 Premium Outlets Drive, Monroe, OH 45050

North

It’s that time of year for football season, leaves changing colors and fall fashion. Beginning today, Aug. 20 and running through Sept. 20, Cincinnati Premium Outlets is inviting local families and fashionistas to score the latest and greatest fall fashion essentials during...

It’s that time of year for football season, leaves changing colors and fall fashion. Beginning today, Aug. 20 and running through Sept. 20, Cincinnati Premium Outlets is inviting local families and fashionistas to score the latest and greatest fall fashion essentials during...

Now through Oct 09, 2019

World Fare

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 09, 2019

World Fare

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy food from vendors specializing in international cuisine every Wednesday from 11a-2p this summer on the Square. Vendor line-ups will be announced on our Facebook page each week. Follow us so you don’t miss out!

Enjoy food from vendors specializing in international cuisine every Wednesday from 11a-2p this summer on the Square. Vendor line-ups will be announced on our Facebook page each week. Follow us so you don’t miss out!

Now through Nov 16, 2019

FotoFocus: AutoUpdate

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Now through Nov 16, 2019

FotoFocus: AutoUpdate

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

FotoFocus is pleased to present its first juried group exhibition, AutoUpdate, and an accompanying day-long symposium, AutoUpdate: Photography in the Electronic Age, in partnership with The Carnegie, Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue. The exhibition and...

FotoFocus is pleased to present its first juried group exhibition, AutoUpdate, and an accompanying day-long symposium, AutoUpdate: Photography in the Electronic Age, in partnership with The Carnegie, Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue. The exhibition and...

Now through Sep 25, 2019

Blue Ash Farmers Marker

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

Now through Sep 25, 2019

Blue Ash Farmers Marker

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

North

The Blue Ash Farmers Market kicks off its fifth year on May 15, 2019! The market will take place on Wednesdays from 3:30-7 PM from May 15 - September 25, 2019 at Summit Park in Blue Ash. The Farmers Market offers sustainably grown foods and unique goods from 28+ local vendors....

The Blue Ash Farmers Market kicks off its fifth year on May 15, 2019! The market will take place on Wednesdays from 3:30-7 PM from May 15 - September 25, 2019 at Summit Park in Blue Ash. The Farmers Market offers sustainably grown foods and unique goods from 28+ local vendors....

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Riverfront Market

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Riverfront Market

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

Downtown

Come on down to the first ever Riverfront Market at the Castellini Esplanade! Every Wednesday (4pm-8pm) & Sunday (9am-3pm) from May 12 to Oct 27 you'll find a variety of vendors and rotating food trucks. The other days of the week in the same location, you can be sure to...

Come on down to the first ever Riverfront Market at the Castellini Esplanade! Every Wednesday (4pm-8pm) & Sunday (9am-3pm) from May 12 to Oct 27 you'll find a variety of vendors and rotating food trucks. The other days of the week in the same location, you can be sure to...

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Workout on the Green

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Workout on the Green

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

No contracts. No excuses. Just FREE fitness in Washington Park. All classes are led by licensed, trained instructors. Spring schedule coming soon. Thank you to our sponsor P&G! Workout on the Green is a part of the Wellness Series powered by Lykins Energy Solutions.

No contracts. No excuses. Just FREE fitness in Washington Park. All classes are led by licensed, trained instructors. Spring schedule coming soon. Thank you to our sponsor P&G! Workout on the Green is a part of the Wellness Series powered by Lykins Energy Solutions.

Now through Jan 01, 2020

Wine Wednesday with Old Green Eyes & BBG

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Now through Jan 01, 2020

Wine Wednesday with Old Green Eyes & BBG

BrewRiver Creole Kitchen
4632 Eastern Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

BrewRiver is offering /2 off on boutique wine choices with the bonus of the best music in town. Old Green Eyes and BBG bringing The Great American Song Book back every Wednesday Night!

BrewRiver is offering /2 off on boutique wine choices with the bonus of the best music in town. Old Green Eyes and BBG bringing The Great American Song Book back every Wednesday Night!

Now through Dec 11, 2019

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

Now through Dec 11, 2019

Bluegrass at Vinoklet Winery

Vinoklet Winery and Restaurant
11069 Colerain Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45252

Join for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music at The Vinoklet Winery. Dine on the famous Vinoklet All You Can Eat Spaghetti and Meatballs buffet or select one of the other delicious Vinoklet menu items. Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. Free admission....

Join for dinner and an evening of lively bluegrass music at The Vinoklet Winery. Dine on the famous Vinoklet All You Can Eat Spaghetti and Meatballs buffet or select one of the other delicious Vinoklet menu items. Music by Vernon McIntyre’s Appalachian Grass. Free admission....

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Now through Oct 23, 2019

Open Mic Night

Bean & Barley
2005 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45208

East

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Music, poetry, spoken word! Join for an Open Mic Night every Wednesday from 7-9pm featuring rotating $4 pints. The coffee bar will be open as well!

Now through Sep 18, 2019

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 18, 2019

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 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Now through Oct 27, 2019

Saya Woolfalk A Cabinet of Anticipation

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

Downtown

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Born in Gifu City, Japan to a mixed race family marrying Asian and African American heritage, Saya Woolfalk lives, works, and performs the provocative concept of cultural hybridity. Her trans-national background informs colorful, multi-disciplinary work which explores the future...

Sep 19, 2019

BIBIBOP GRAND OPENING - SEPTEMBER 19 - FIRST 100 PEOPLE EAT FREE

Bibibop
7800 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Sep 19, 2019

BIBIBOP GRAND OPENING - SEPTEMBER 19 - FIRST 100 PEOPLE EAT FREE

Bibibop
7800 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

Grand Opening BIBIBOP Asian Grill  First 100 people EAT FREE 25% of sales will be donated to Upspring, a local organization that supports homeless children in Greater Cincinnati.

Grand Opening BIBIBOP Asian Grill  First 100 people EAT FREE 25% of sales will be donated to Upspring, a local organization that supports homeless children in Greater Cincinnati.

Now through Oct 10, 2019

Fountain Square Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 10, 2019

Fountain Square Eats

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Downtown’s favorite food truck food court, FSQ Eats, returns to Fountain Square! FSQ Eats is every Thursday from 11a-2p from April 4- October 10. Food truck line-ups will be announced on Fountain Square's Facebook page weekly.

Downtown’s favorite food truck food court, FSQ Eats, returns to Fountain Square! FSQ Eats is every Thursday from 11a-2p from April 4- October 10. Food truck line-ups will be announced on Fountain Square's Facebook page weekly.

Now through Oct 24, 2019

Garten Grill Out

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 24, 2019

Garten Grill Out

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Downtown

Grab something at the market to toss on the grill (grills and basic equipment provided) and enjoy a wonderful summer evening at Findlay. The market is open until 6pm, and the grills will be available until 8pm.

Grab something at the market to toss on the grill (grills and basic equipment provided) and enjoy a wonderful summer evening at Findlay. The market is open until 6pm, and the grills will be available until 8pm.

Sep 19, 2019 through Sep 21, 2019

Überdrome Oktoberfest

Moerlein Lager House
115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 19, 2019 through Sep 21, 2019

Überdrome Oktoberfest

Moerlein Lager House
115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Überdrome, Cincinnati’s authentic Munich-style fest tent, returns this year to Smale Riverfront Park’s Schmidlapp Event Lawn next to Moerlein Lager House starting Thursday, September 19 through Saturday, September 21 during Oktoberfest weekend.   Enjoy free...

Überdrome, Cincinnati’s authentic Munich-style fest tent, returns this year to Smale Riverfront Park’s Schmidlapp Event Lawn next to Moerlein Lager House starting Thursday, September 19 through Saturday, September 21 during Oktoberfest weekend.   Enjoy free...

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Drag Hosted Trivia Night at Lil's!

Lil's Bagels
308 Greenup Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Drag Hosted Trivia Night at Lil's!

Lil's Bagels
308 Greenup Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

Join Lil's for DRAG QUEEN HOSTED TRIVIA w Cincinnati's Premier Queen: Mirelle Jane Divine!   Drag Trivia is just like regular trivia- but better in every way! Bring your singles for Mirelle's drag performance at intermission and prepare for original trivia questions...

Join Lil's for DRAG QUEEN HOSTED TRIVIA w Cincinnati's Premier Queen: Mirelle Jane Divine!   Drag Trivia is just like regular trivia- but better in every way! Bring your singles for Mirelle's drag performance at intermission and prepare for original trivia questions...

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Twilight Tour

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Uptown

Now through Sep 19, 2019

Twilight Tour

Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum
4521 Spring Grove Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45232

Uptown

Are there pirates buried in Spring Grove?  How did Cincinnati get its name? Which Revolutionary War Soldier’s house can still be seen today?  Who was defeated in battle by Little Turtle?  This tour touches on the settling of Cincinnati and some of the...

Are there pirates buried in Spring Grove?  How did Cincinnati get its name? Which Revolutionary War Soldier’s house can still be seen today?  Who was defeated in battle by Little Turtle?  This tour touches on the settling of Cincinnati and some of the...

Sep 19, 2019

2019 Circle Tail Inc. Brewery Tour

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 19, 2019

2019 Circle Tail Inc. Brewery Tour

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Circle Tail Inc. is a non-profit located in Pleasant Plain, OH. Circle Tail provides service/therapy dogs to people with disabilities at no cost to the recipient. They are trying to make people more aware of their services and have started a brewery tour throughout the city.

Circle Tail Inc. is a non-profit located in Pleasant Plain, OH. Circle Tail provides service/therapy dogs to people with disabilities at no cost to the recipient. They are trying to make people more aware of their services and have started a brewery tour throughout the city.

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Blue Ash Summer Concert Series

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Blue Ash Summer Concert Series

Summit Park
4335 Glendale-Milford Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242

All September long enjoy free and family-friendly musical entertainment at Summit Park every Thursday!

All September long enjoy free and family-friendly musical entertainment at Summit Park every Thursday!

Sep 19, 2019

5th Annual Stein Hoisting Competition

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 19, 2019

5th Annual Stein Hoisting Competition

Taft's Ale House
1429 Race St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Kick off Oktoberfest Zinzinnati with us Thursday night, September 19th during our 5th annual Stein Hoisting Competition! All contestants will receive a $10 gift card and prizes will be offered between rounds of the competition. If enough kids join, they'll have a round of...

Kick off Oktoberfest Zinzinnati with us Thursday night, September 19th during our 5th annual Stein Hoisting Competition! All contestants will receive a $10 gift card and prizes will be offered between rounds of the competition. If enough kids join, they'll have a round of...

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 26, 2019

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

Now through Dec 19, 2019

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille
6923 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Now through Dec 19, 2019

Trivia Night with Name-That-Tune

MVP Sports Bar & Grille
6923 Plainfield Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236

North

Team Trivia with Name-That-Tune music rounds. Fun and free to play! Prizes to the top 3 teams. Food and beer specials.

Team Trivia with Name-That-Tune music rounds. Fun and free to play! Prizes to the top 3 teams. Food and beer specials.

Sep 20, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

Sep 20, 2019 through Oct 27, 2019

Displaced

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

Downtown

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

In his series Displaced, German visual artist Jens Schwarz explores the topic of migration during the so called 'refugee crisis', a peak period in terms of numbers, in Germany between September 2015 and April 2016. Schwarz' inquiry is devoted to displaced migrants, which he...

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 12, 2020

Robert Colescott Art and Race Matters

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

Downtown

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

The Contemporary Arts Center is proud to open our 2019 – 2020 exhibition season with Art and Race Matters, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most compelling and controversial artists, Robert Colescott (1925-2009). The exhibition will reveal 85 total...

Sep 20, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati

Downtown Cincinnati
2nd & Race, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Sep 20, 2019 through Sep 22, 2019

Oktoberfest-Zinzinnati

Downtown Cincinnati
2nd & Race, 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...

Now through Oct 04, 2019

Friday Night Bourbon Tastings

Fiery Hen
26 West Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Oct 04, 2019

Friday Night Bourbon Tastings

Fiery Hen
26 West Court St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Head to Fiery Hen through October 4 for a free bourbon tasting from 5 different distilleries. 

Head to Fiery Hen through October 4 for a free bourbon tasting from 5 different distilleries. 

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