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Now through Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Now through Aug 31, 2019

Material Witness

The Summit, A Dolce Hotel
5345 Medpace Way, Cincinnati, OH 45227

East

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

Material Witness features the collaborative and solo work of Cincinnati, Ohio-based artist Matt Lynch and Columbus, Ohio-based artist Curtis Goldstein. Both as collaborators and solo artists, Lynch and Goldstein mix the boundaries between the sacred and the everyday, function...

Now through May 31, 2019

Glass Architectures

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Now through May 31, 2019

Glass Architectures

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum
1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, OH 45013

North

Catherine Richards is partnering with Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum to present her exhibition Glass Architectures with an opening reception at the Ancient Sculpture Museum. Trained as an architect, artist Catherine Richards’ sculptural work expands the...

Catherine Richards is partnering with Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum to present her exhibition Glass Architectures with an opening reception at the Ancient Sculpture Museum. Trained as an architect, artist Catherine Richards’ sculptural work expands the...

Now through May 27, 2019

Spring Grove Memorial Day Weekend Activities

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

North

Now through May 27, 2019

Spring Grove Memorial Day Weekend Activities

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

North

Joing Spring Grove Cemetery in remembering our lost loved ones the entire weekend of Memorial Day 2019. Different activties will be occuring each day for the entirety of the weekend. Check their website for time and date details.   

Joing Spring Grove Cemetery in remembering our lost loved ones the entire weekend of Memorial Day 2019. Different activties will be occuring each day for the entirety of the weekend. Check their website for time and date details.   

Now through Jun 22, 2019

Recent Acquisitions

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 22, 2019

Recent Acquisitions

Cincinnati Art Galleries
225 E. Sixth St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join Cincinnati Art Galleries for their newest exhibition and sale "Recent Acquisitions" Featuring over 75 newly acquired oil and watercolor paintings, gouaches and etchings. Artists include: Harry Aitken, Mathias Alten, Reynolds Beal, Johann Berthelsen, William Mason Brown,...

Join Cincinnati Art Galleries for their newest exhibition and sale "Recent Acquisitions" Featuring over 75 newly acquired oil and watercolor paintings, gouaches and etchings. Artists include: Harry Aitken, Mathias Alten, Reynolds Beal, Johann Berthelsen, William Mason Brown,...

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Butterfly Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Butterfly Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

The Butterflies of Ecuador have descended upon Cincinnati Parks Krohn Conservatory located in beautiful Eden Park. The show runs until Father’s Day weekend, June 16, and creates a captivating environment filled with 12,000 butterflies in free flight for visitors of all ages to...

The Butterflies of Ecuador have descended upon Cincinnati Parks Krohn Conservatory located in beautiful Eden Park. The show runs until Father’s Day weekend, June 16, and creates a captivating environment filled with 12,000 butterflies in free flight for visitors of all ages to...

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

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

Downtown

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs

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

Downtown

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs unveils the mysteries and explores the realities of daily life in ancient Egypt. This extraordinary exhibition looks beyond popular culture’s fantastical portrayals to examine the lives of commoners and god-kings and queens alike. More than 350...

Egypt: The Time of Pharaohs unveils the mysteries and explores the realities of daily life in ancient Egypt. This extraordinary exhibition looks beyond popular culture’s fantastical portrayals to examine the lives of commoners and god-kings and queens alike. More than 350...

Now through Jul 12, 2019

We Who Believe in Freedom

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

Downtown

Now through Jul 12, 2019

We Who Believe in Freedom

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

Downtown

We Who Believe in Freedom is curated by Historian, Author, Lecturer and Artist, Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, who is also the founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network. We Who Believe in Freedom offers skill and aesthetic beauty of detailed imagery of the African American...

We Who Believe in Freedom is curated by Historian, Author, Lecturer and Artist, Dr. Carolyn Mazloomi, who is also the founder of the Women of Color Quilters Network. We Who Believe in Freedom offers skill and aesthetic beauty of detailed imagery of the African American...

Now through May 30, 2019

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through May 30, 2019

Zoo Babies

Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
3400 Vine Street, Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Help celebrate the newest arrivals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during May. Six-foot-tall stork statues displayed throughout the Zoo will lead visitors to all of the cutest little baby faces.

Help celebrate the newest arrivals at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden during May. Six-foot-tall stork statues displayed throughout the Zoo will lead visitors to all of the cutest little baby faces.

Now through May 29, 2019

Mother's Day Vase & Flowers

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs, Forest Park, OH 45240

North

Now through May 29, 2019

Mother's Day Vase & Flowers

Neusole Glassworks
11925 Kemper Springs, Forest Park, OH 45240

North

Celebrate Mom's special day the entire month of May by spending it in our hotshop making vases with pretty flowers. With the help of our professional glassblowers, you can blow one vase and sculpt one flower from hot molten glass. Vase: approx 3’’ wide by 4’’ tall...

Celebrate Mom's special day the entire month of May by spending it in our hotshop making vases with pretty flowers. With the help of our professional glassblowers, you can blow one vase and sculpt one flower from hot molten glass. Vase: approx 3’’ wide by 4’’ tall...

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Calcagno Cullen, Amanda Curreri and Lindsey Whittle

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

Downtown

Now through Jun 16, 2019

Calcagno Cullen, Amanda Curreri and Lindsey Whittle

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

Downtown

Calcagno Cullen is an artist, curator, and the executive director of an experimental arts space and socially-engaged residency program that has turned the arts organization into an art practice. Amanda Curreri is an artist and professor whose work is interdisciplinary and...

Calcagno Cullen is an artist, curator, and the executive director of an experimental arts space and socially-engaged residency program that has turned the arts organization into an art practice. Amanda Curreri is an artist and professor whose work is interdisciplinary and...

Now through Jul 24, 2019

Sandra Cinto

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

Downtown

Now through Jul 24, 2019

Sandra Cinto

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

Downtown

Throughout her career, Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto has developed a rich vocabulary of symbols and lines to create lyrical landscapes that swirl between fantasy and reality. Using drawing as her point of departure, Cinto evokes mesmerizing environments including turbulent...

Throughout her career, Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto has developed a rich vocabulary of symbols and lines to create lyrical landscapes that swirl between fantasy and reality. Using drawing as her point of departure, Cinto evokes mesmerizing environments including turbulent...

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Magic & Melodrama: Cincinnati Posters from the Gilded Age

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

Downtown

Now through Aug 18, 2019

Magic & Melodrama: Cincinnati Posters from the Gilded Age

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

Downtown

At the turn of the 20th century, traveling actors, illusionists, and theatrical producers promoted live performances with brilliantly colored printed outdoor advertisements. These pictured magic tricks, fantastic battles, heartbreaking scenes, and grand dance numbers, among many...

At the turn of the 20th century, traveling actors, illusionists, and theatrical producers promoted live performances with brilliantly colored printed outdoor advertisements. These pictured magic tricks, fantastic battles, heartbreaking scenes, and grand dance numbers, among many...

Now through Jun 01, 2019

Mind Garden- Exhibition Curated by Ursula Roma

Caza Sikes
3078 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Now through Jun 01, 2019

Mind Garden- Exhibition Curated by Ursula Roma

Caza Sikes
3078 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209

Caza Sikes is honored to have Ursual Roma curate a group show for Caza Sikes. Ursula's solo show at Caza Sikes in 2017 was a tremendous success and our collaboration continues to evolve. She will host a group of regional and national talented artists. This exhibit will be...

Caza Sikes is honored to have Ursual Roma curate a group show for Caza Sikes. Ursula's solo show at Caza Sikes in 2017 was a tremendous success and our collaboration continues to evolve. She will host a group of regional and national talented artists. This exhibit will be...

Now through Jun 16, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
55 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jun 16, 2019

SkyStar Observation Wheel

The Banks
55 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Enjoy unique views of downtown Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, and the Ohio River from aboard the 150 foot Skystar Observation Wheel. Each of the 36 gondolas is enclosed, climate controlled and can hold up to six passengers. The SkyStar experience consists of four revolutions and...

Now through May 31, 2019

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Now through May 31, 2019

Volcanoes: The Fires of Creation

Robert D. Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater
1301 Western Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45203

Downtown

Bring the whole family to experience the newly updated Robert D Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater! This film will take theatergoers into the crater of a boiling volcano, close enough to feel the liquid hot magma! The film runs daily, check the Cincinnati Museum's Center website for...

Bring the whole family to experience the newly updated Robert D Lindner Family OMNIMAX Theater! This film will take theatergoers into the crater of a boiling volcano, close enough to feel the liquid hot magma! The film runs daily, check the Cincinnati Museum's Center website for...

Now through May 24, 2019

Martyrita Mayhem

Brink Brewing Co.
5905 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Now through May 24, 2019

Martyrita Mayhem

Brink Brewing Co.
5905 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45224

North

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, two College Hill local businesses have teamed up to provide "Martyrita Mayhem" where they will tap margarita inspired beers throughout the month of May! On Friday's Brink Brewing Co we will be releasing a new margarita beer, and then on...

Just in time for Cinco de Mayo, two College Hill local businesses have teamed up to provide "Martyrita Mayhem" where they will tap margarita inspired beers throughout the month of May! On Friday's Brink Brewing Co we will be releasing a new margarita beer, and then on...

Now through May 30, 2019

Win a Party at the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative!

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
49 Novner Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Now through May 30, 2019

Win a Party at the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative!

Cincinnati Computer Cooperative
49 Novner Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45215

North

Robin Williams said: Spring is Nature's way of saying, “Let’s Party!”   So Come to the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative and WIN a Party from the Party Source!   Now through May 31, when you come to The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative, you can win a $200 party...

Robin Williams said: Spring is Nature's way of saying, “Let’s Party!”   So Come to the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative and WIN a Party from the Party Source!   Now through May 31, when you come to The Cincinnati Computer Cooperative, you can win a $200 party...

Now through Oct 20, 2019

Live at Findlay

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Now through Oct 20, 2019

Live at Findlay

Findlay Market Biergarten
1801 Race St, Cincinanti, OH 45202

Enjoy a brew in the Biergarten and weekly tunes on Fridays and Sundays May-October.

Enjoy a brew in the Biergarten and weekly tunes on Fridays and Sundays May-October.

Now through May 27, 2019

Spring Concert Series

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 27, 2019

Spring Concert Series

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy the warm weather with live music on the square.

Enjoy the warm weather with live music on the square.

May 24, 2019

Sunset Stroll

Mt. Airy Forest
5083 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223

North

May 24, 2019

Sunset Stroll

Mt. Airy Forest
5083 Colerain Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45223

North

Join thi sunset hike led by one of Mt. Airy's Naturalist on the Sunset Trail. Come experience the magical twilight hours between day and night. Don’t forget to wear sturdy shoes and dress for cooler evening temperatures. Meet near the comfort station on Trail Ridge...

Join thi sunset hike led by one of Mt. Airy's Naturalist on the Sunset Trail. Come experience the magical twilight hours between day and night. Don’t forget to wear sturdy shoes and dress for cooler evening temperatures. Meet near the comfort station on Trail Ridge...

May 24, 2019

Anna & The Deeper Well

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

North

May 24, 2019

Anna & The Deeper Well

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

North

Anna & The Deeper Well started as the Father-Daughter-Duo Anna & Milovan. The group has been playing for over ten years in the Greater Cincinnati area. In 2018 the added Anna’s husband, Luke Moderwell, to the band. Their music contains and eclectic mix of blues, jazz,...

Anna & The Deeper Well started as the Father-Daughter-Duo Anna & Milovan. The group has been playing for over ten years in the Greater Cincinnati area. In 2018 the added Anna’s husband, Luke Moderwell, to the band. Their music contains and eclectic mix of blues, jazz,...

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 Jun 02, 2019

Coppelia

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

East

Now 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...

Now through Oct 04, 2019

Movie in the Park

Village Green of Fairfield
675 Deis Dr, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Now through Oct 04, 2019

Movie in the Park

Village Green of Fairfield
675 Deis Dr, Fairfield, OH 45014

North

Come out to the Village Green Park to experience an awesome outdoor movie experience! The Fairfield Fire Department will have pre-show fun and giveaways as a different movie is featured throughout the summer.    Movie begins at dusk! - Approx. 8PM 

Come out to the Village Green Park to experience an awesome outdoor movie experience! The Fairfield Fire Department will have pre-show fun and giveaways as a different movie is featured throughout the summer.    Movie begins at dusk! - Approx. 8PM 

Now through May 24, 2019

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 24, 2019

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s efforts to promote and revitalize swing music have taken shape as much more than a simple tribute. Taking inspiration from the creators of this uniquely American art form, the band’s original horn-infused music and legendary high energy show introduces...

Big Bad Voodoo Daddy’s efforts to promote and revitalize swing music have taken shape as much more than a simple tribute. Taking inspiration from the creators of this uniquely American art form, the band’s original horn-infused music and legendary high energy show introduces...

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 May 25, 2019

Cincinnati May Festival

Music Hall & Other Select Venues
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 25, 2019

Cincinnati May Festival

Music Hall & Other Select Venues
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The music festival that would transform the musical tastes of America and, at the same time, enhance Cincinnati’s image and national reputation began in 1873. From its beginnings, the Festival has also depended upon and fostered the talents of vocal and instrumental...

The music festival that would transform the musical tastes of America and, at the same time, enhance Cincinnati’s image and national reputation began in 1873. From its beginnings, the Festival has also depended upon and fostered the talents of vocal and instrumental...

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

Coney Island Opening Day

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

May 25, 2019

Coney Island Opening Day

Coney Island
6201 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Looking for some FUN in the sun on Memorial Day Weekend?  Take the plunge into Coney's new dive pool, Cannonball Cove. Dare to cannonball from a 9-foot board or jump from the 3-foot boards making the biggest splash to kick off the summer.  Join Coney for a weekend full...

Looking for some FUN in the sun on Memorial Day Weekend?  Take the plunge into Coney's new dive pool, Cannonball Cove. Dare to cannonball from a 9-foot board or jump from the 3-foot boards making the biggest splash to kick off the summer.  Join Coney for a weekend full...

May 25, 2019

Gifts from the Beehive

Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati
2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

May 25, 2019

Gifts from the Beehive

Civic Garden Center of Greater Cincinnati
2715 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206

Uptown

Gifts from the Hive Apothecary Kit- Using gifts from the hive such as honey, beeswax, and other natural treasures participants will make and take their very own hive inspired apothecary kit. Following an introductory level factoid session about beeswax and honey participants...

Gifts from the Hive Apothecary Kit- Using gifts from the hive such as honey, beeswax, and other natural treasures participants will make and take their very own hive inspired apothecary kit. Following an introductory level factoid session about beeswax and honey participants...

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