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May 23, 2019

Interior Castles: Music and Movement in 3 Parts

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

Downtown

May 23, 2019

Interior Castles: Music and Movement in 3 Parts

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

Downtown

A collaborative performance that meets in the middle between two Cincinnati artists Steve Kemple and Lindsey Whittle, involving a new musical composition for eight unaccompanied voices, hypnotically induced dreams and a custom communal choir robe.

A collaborative performance that meets in the middle between two Cincinnati artists Steve Kemple and Lindsey Whittle, involving a new musical composition for eight unaccompanied voices, hypnotically induced dreams and a custom communal choir robe.

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 Jun 02, 2019

Tiny Houses

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jun 02, 2019

Tiny Houses

Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
962 Mount Adams Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Can tiny equal happy? Four young adults are determined to build a 200-square-foot tiny house in Oregon with the hope of finding meaning in minimalism. Instead, the project devolves into a series of amusingly awkward missteps. Will their relationships survive the construction...

Can tiny equal happy? Four young adults are determined to build a 200-square-foot tiny house in Oregon with the hope of finding meaning in minimalism. Instead, the project devolves into a series of amusingly awkward missteps. Will their relationships survive the construction...

Now through May 26, 2019

Mamma Mia!

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Now through May 26, 2019

Mamma Mia!

Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
801 Matson Place, Cincinnati, OH 45204

West

Part of the 2019 Summer Classics Season: The ultimate feel-good show! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father, bringing three men from her mother's past back to the Greek island paradise they last visited 20 years...

Part of the 2019 Summer Classics Season: The ultimate feel-good show! ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a daughter's quest to discover the identity of her father, bringing three men from her mother's past back to the Greek island paradise they last visited 20 years...

Now through Jun 02, 2019

A Flea in Her Ear

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 02, 2019

A Flea in Her Ear

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company
1195 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Come spend a hilarious evening in Paris's most notorious hotel, The Frisky Puss, where the bourgeoist of the bourgeoisie let their peccadilloes out to play. Propriety takes a vacation, and ribaldry rules the roost, as a colorful cast of characters runs amok through the...

Come spend a hilarious evening in Paris's most notorious hotel, The Frisky Puss, where the bourgeoist of the bourgeoisie let their peccadilloes out to play. Propriety takes a vacation, and ribaldry rules the roost, as a colorful cast of characters runs amok through the...

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Now through Dec 22, 2022

SwinGallery - Vintage Swing Dancing

Liberty Exhibition Hall
3938 Spring Grove Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

The region's longest running swing dance venue. With weekly dance lessons in Lindy Hop, East Coast Swing, Charleston and more. Live music on the first Thursday of every month with the Jazz Coasters. All ages welcome. No partner required.

May 24, 2019 through Jun 02, 2019

Coppelia

The Theater @ de la Dance Center
5141 Kennedy Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45213

East

May 24, 2019 through Jun 02, 2019

Coppelia

The Theater @ de la Dance Center
5141 Kennedy Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45213

East

de la Dance Company, presents Coppélia Dance lovers and lovers in general will want to make their way to see the classic ballet with music by Leo Delibes and staged by Artistic directors Meridith Benson and Mario de la Nuez.   Coppélia is the story of toymaker Dr...

de la Dance Company, presents Coppélia Dance lovers and lovers in general will want to make their way to see the classic ballet with music by Leo Delibes and staged by Artistic directors Meridith Benson and Mario de la Nuez.   Coppélia is the story of toymaker Dr...

May 24, 2019

90s Dance Party with Foolhouse Band

Hollywood Casino
777 Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

West

May 24, 2019

90s Dance Party with Foolhouse Band

Hollywood Casino
777 Hollywood Blvd., Lawrenceburg, IN 47025

West

Fool House is bringing the '90s to Lawrenceburg! Make sure you wear your best track suits and fanny packs!

Fool House is bringing the '90s to Lawrenceburg! Make sure you wear your best track suits and fanny packs!

May 25, 2019

Cincinnati Warbirds USO Dance

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

May 25, 2019

Cincinnati Warbirds USO Dance

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Dancers & spectators of all ages are encouraged to attend the  2019 Cincinnati Warbirds  Big Band USO dance happening Saturday 5/25 at the Coney Island Pavilion. A super fun dance every year as they honor several veterans for what they have done for the country,...

Dancers & spectators of all ages are encouraged to attend the  2019 Cincinnati Warbirds  Big Band USO dance happening Saturday 5/25 at the Coney Island Pavilion. A super fun dance every year as they honor several veterans for what they have done for the country,...

Now through May 25, 2019

Trick !

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Now through May 25, 2019

Trick !

Falcon Theatre
636 Monmouth Street, Newport, KY 41071

South

Trick! is a fast paced 70-minute evening of pure family entertainment! This new and exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throwback to the days of Vaudeville, starring award-winning magical entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the audience on a whimsical journey...

Trick! is a fast paced 70-minute evening of pure family entertainment! This new and exciting show, geared towards the entire family, is a throwback to the days of Vaudeville, starring award-winning magical entertainer Sir Pat-Trick, who takes the audience on a whimsical journey...

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Now through Dec 22, 2019

Raiders of the Lost Laughs - Stand Up Comedy Open Mic

Urban Artifact
1660 Blue Rock St., Cincinnati, OH 45223

West

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, head to Urban Artifact for the Raiders of the Lost Laughs- Stand Up Comedy Open Mic. Comics from varying experiences are welcome to come out and get a set in. Sign ups start at 6:30pm - the show starts at 7pm Everyone who signs up gets 5 minutes (unless...

Every 2nd and 4th Sunday, head to Urban Artifact for the Raiders of the Lost Laughs- Stand Up Comedy Open Mic. Comics from varying experiences are welcome to come out and get a set in. Sign ups start at 6:30pm - the show starts at 7pm Everyone who signs up gets 5 minutes (unless...

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!

May 30, 2019 through Jun 01, 2019

New Dance Laboratory with MamLuft&Co. Dance

Kennedy Heights Arts Center
6546 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213

North

May 30, 2019 through Jun 01, 2019

New Dance Laboratory with MamLuft&Co. Dance

Kennedy Heights Arts Center
6546 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45213

North

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, MamLuft&Co. Dance presents a full showcase of new works created by Company Members via the New Dance Laboratory. The unique performance provides rare and fascinating access into the artistic process. It is both an excellent introduction to Modern...

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, MamLuft&Co. Dance presents a full showcase of new works created by Company Members via the New Dance Laboratory. The unique performance provides rare and fascinating access into the artistic process. It is both an excellent introduction to Modern...

Now through Jun 15, 2019

Cincinnati Fringe Festival

Know Theatre & other venues in Over-the-Rhine
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 15, 2019

Cincinnati Fringe Festival

Know Theatre & other venues in Over-the-Rhine
1120 Jackson St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This independent and boundary-pushing festival includes theater, dance and poetry performances, film screenings and visual art at multiple venues throughout Over-the-Rhine. Official start times and locations vary. 

This independent and boundary-pushing festival includes theater, dance and poetry performances, film screenings and visual art at multiple venues throughout Over-the-Rhine. Official start times and locations vary. 

May 31, 2019

Murder Mystery Dinner in Cincinnati

Old Spaghetti Factory
6320 Gilmore Road, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

May 31, 2019

Murder Mystery Dinner in Cincinnati

Old Spaghetti Factory
6320 Gilmore Road, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Join The Murder Mystery Company live in Fairfield for the showing of Totally 80's Totally Murder, an immersive mystery experience full of twists and turns. A murder will occur and your sleuthing skills will be put to the test as you work to determine whodunnit. You'll have the...

Join The Murder Mystery Company live in Fairfield for the showing of Totally 80's Totally Murder, an immersive mystery experience full of twists and turns. A murder will occur and your sleuthing skills will be put to the test as you work to determine whodunnit. You'll have the...

May 31, 2019 through Jun 01, 2019

Jeremy Piven

Funny Bone Comedy Club Liberty
7518 Bales Street, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

May 31, 2019 through Jun 01, 2019

Jeremy Piven

Funny Bone Comedy Club Liberty
7518 Bales Street, Liberty Township, OH 45069

North

Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series WISDOM OF THE CROWD. He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series MR. SELFRIDGE. Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent “Ari Gold”...

Jeremy Piven was most recently seen as a series regular in the CBS television series WISDOM OF THE CROWD. He was also recently seen as Harry Gordon Selfridge in the popular PBS series MR. SELFRIDGE. Among his many notable roles, Piven is best known as movie agent “Ari Gold”...

May 31, 2019

Kanan Gill- Teetar

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

Downtown

May 31, 2019

Kanan Gill- Teetar

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

Downtown

Kanan Gill is one of India’s biggest stand-up comedians who rose to fame with the YouTube series, ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’ where he reviewed flawed yesteryear Bollywood films in a hilarious manner. Currently, he is touring the world with his new stand-up special and is...

Kanan Gill is one of India’s biggest stand-up comedians who rose to fame with the YouTube series, ‘Pretentious Movie Reviews’ where he reviewed flawed yesteryear Bollywood films in a hilarious manner. Currently, he is touring the world with his new stand-up special and is...

Now through May 31, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 31, 2019

ComedySportz Cincinnati

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Spring is here, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and CSz Cincinnati is bursting with family fun. May is full of opportunities to come out to a ComedySportz match and watch your favorite improvisers take the field in Cincinnati’s only competitive improv show. The...

Spring is here, the birds are singing, the flowers are blooming and CSz Cincinnati is bursting with family fun. May is full of opportunities to come out to a ComedySportz match and watch your favorite improvisers take the field in Cincinnati’s only competitive improv show. The...

May 31, 2019 through Jun 02, 2019

Weber: The Magic Bullets (Der Freischütz)

Finneytown Performing Arts Center
8916 Fountainebleu Terrace, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

May 31, 2019 through Jun 02, 2019

Weber: The Magic Bullets (Der Freischütz)

Finneytown Performing Arts Center
8916 Fountainebleu Terrace, Cincinnati, OH 45231

North

An opera from 1821 about a community obsessed with guns. Weber's Der Freischütz tells the story of Max, a young man who must succeed in a shooting contest in order to marry his fiancée Agathe. His community has tied his sense of masculinity to his skill with firearms, and...

An opera from 1821 about a community obsessed with guns. Weber's Der Freischütz tells the story of Max, a young man who must succeed in a shooting contest in order to marry his fiancée Agathe. His community has tied his sense of masculinity to his skill with firearms, and...

Jun 01, 2019

Planet Dance Summer Showcase

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

Downtown

Jun 01, 2019

Planet Dance Summer Showcase

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

Downtown

Join Planet Dance for their annual Summer Showcase, where students will have the opportunity to showcase what they’ve learned with us this year. You’ll see a mix of competition team students performing their award-winning group dances and solos, as well as new group dances...

Join Planet Dance for their annual Summer Showcase, where students will have the opportunity to showcase what they’ve learned with us this year. You’ll see a mix of competition team students performing their award-winning group dances and solos, as well as new group dances...

Jun 01, 2019 through Jun 09, 2019

Show Up, Kids! Interactive Family Comedy

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

Downtown

Jun 01, 2019 through Jun 09, 2019

Show Up, Kids! Interactive Family Comedy

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

Downtown

Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and Edinburgh, Peter Michael Marino's interactive "Show Up, Kids!" makes its Cincy Fringe debut. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids' show....

Following critically acclaimed runs in NYC, Hollywood, and Edinburgh, Peter Michael Marino's interactive "Show Up, Kids!" makes its Cincy Fringe debut. This entirely unique, semi-improvised, family show for kids 3-10 years old puts a comedic twist on the traditional kids' show....

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