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Feb 11, 2020 through Feb 23, 2020

Les Miserables

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

Downtown

Feb 11, 2020 through Feb 23, 2020

Les Miserables

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

Downtown

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined...

Cameron Mackintosh presents the new production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award®-winning musical phenomenon, Les Misérables, direct from an acclaimed two-and-a-half-year return to Broadway. With its glorious new staging and dazzlingly reimagined...

Now through Feb 20, 2020

Treasures of the Lloyd Exhibition

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Feb 20, 2020

Treasures of the Lloyd Exhibition

Lloyd Library and Museum
917 Plum Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In the spirit of the holidays, when we bring out special things to share with family and friends, the Lloyd Library is proud to display its most treasured items this winter. John Uri Lloyd, Nelson Ashley Lloyd, and Curtis Gates Lloyd, three brothers who grew up in Boone County,...

In the spirit of the holidays, when we bring out special things to share with family and friends, the Lloyd Library is proud to display its most treasured items this winter. John Uri Lloyd, Nelson Ashley Lloyd, and Curtis Gates Lloyd, three brothers who grew up in Boone County,...

Now through Mar 08, 2020

Bloom and Grow

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Now through Mar 08, 2020

Bloom and Grow

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

You would have to travel a long distance to visit a rainforest or a desert – or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati Parks’ nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Our permanent collection includes desert plants, tropical...

You would have to travel a long distance to visit a rainforest or a desert – or come to Krohn Conservatory, Cincinnati Parks’ nationally recognized showcase of more than 3,500 plant species from around the world. Our permanent collection includes desert plants, tropical...

Now through Apr 05, 2020

Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor

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

Downtown

Now through Apr 05, 2020

Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor

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

Downtown

Slavery is commonly thought to be a thing of the past. Yet human trafficking persists and prospers in the world today, including right here in the United States. Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor is a multi-media art installation that aims to educate visitors...

Slavery is commonly thought to be a thing of the past. Yet human trafficking persists and prospers in the world today, including right here in the United States. Motel X: Human Trafficking Along the I-75 Corridor is a multi-media art installation that aims to educate visitors...

Now through Feb 29, 2020

Everything Thomas

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Now through Feb 29, 2020

Everything Thomas

EnterTRAINment Junction
7379 Squire Court, West Chester, OH 45069

North

Enjoy a celebration of Thomas the Train with Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunt, coloring and crafts. Enjoy the kid’s train ride PLUS see all of the Thomas & Friends merchandise!

Enjoy a celebration of Thomas the Train with Thomas-themed train layouts, videos, scavenger hunt, coloring and crafts. Enjoy the kid’s train ride PLUS see all of the Thomas & Friends merchandise!

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies

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

Downtown

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Confinement: Politics of Space and Bodies is a direct response to Samuel Beckett’s play Happy Days (1961), which sees a woman buried up to her neck in the ground. Under the blazing sun, Winnie is anchored in a mound of sand, her belongings gathered in a black bag. She...

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Apr 12, 2020

Women Breaking Boundaries

Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

A special exhibition that explores the role of women in art and art history at the Cincinnati Art Museum through artworks from the museum’s permanent collection created by female artists from the seventeenth century to today. The cross-departmental selection of 38 artworks...

Now through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Now through Mar 13, 2020

Superpower Dogs

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

Downtown

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Superpower Dogs showcases the lifesaving superpowers and extraordinary bravery of some of the world’s most amazing dogs. From the waters of the Mediterranean and the waves off California’s coast to the mountains of British Columbia and the savannas of Africa, journey around...

Now through Mar 04, 2020

Bluegrass Music

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

North

Now through Mar 04, 2020

Bluegrass Music

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

North

Each Wednesday Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass plays at Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant. Free admission but we ask for a reservation to ensure we can find you a place to sit. All you can eat spaghetti available for $12 includes spaghetti, meatballs, rolls, salad, and ice...

Each Wednesday Vernon McIntyre's Appalachian Grass plays at Vinoklet Winery & Restaurant. Free admission but we ask for a reservation to ensure we can find you a place to sit. All you can eat spaghetti available for $12 includes spaghetti, meatballs, rolls, salad, and ice...

Feb 19, 2020

My Brother, My Brother and Me

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

Downtown

Feb 19, 2020

My Brother, My Brother and Me

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

Downtown

Join Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy for a live episode of their podcast MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER AND ME, an advice show for the modern era. They take your questions, and the questions on Yahoo! Answers, and turn them, alchemy-like, in to wisdom, right before your eyes.

Join Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy for a live episode of their podcast MY BROTHER, MY BROTHER AND ME, an advice show for the modern era. They take your questions, and the questions on Yahoo! Answers, and turn them, alchemy-like, in to wisdom, right before your eyes.

Feb 01, 2020 through Mar 08, 2020

americUS

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

Uptown

Feb 01, 2020 through Mar 08, 2020

americUS

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

Uptown

Universes is an award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble that breaks traditional theatrical bounds to create its own brand of storytelling. Fusing theatre, poetry, dance, jazz, hip-hop and down-home blues, Universes will create a compelling portrait of contemporary...

Universes is an award-winning, multi-cultural performance ensemble that breaks traditional theatrical bounds to create its own brand of storytelling. Fusing theatre, poetry, dance, jazz, hip-hop and down-home blues, Universes will create a compelling portrait of contemporary...

Feb 19, 2020

The You & Me Tour: An Evening With Drew & Ellie Holcomb

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 19, 2020

The You & Me Tour: An Evening With Drew & Ellie Holcomb

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Drew and Ellie Holcomb are a husband and wife Americana duo from Nashville, TN. Shortly after their marriage in 2006, the couple began touring together with Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. The band has supported many national touring acts including Ryan Adams, The Avett Brother,...

Drew and Ellie Holcomb are a husband and wife Americana duo from Nashville, TN. Shortly after their marriage in 2006, the couple began touring together with Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors. The band has supported many national touring acts including Ryan Adams, The Avett Brother,...

Now through Mar 28, 2020

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park
7500 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042

South

Now through Mar 28, 2020

Live Racing at Turfway Park

Turfway Park
7500 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042

South

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through the winter. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Enjoy live Thoroughbred racing and vintage charm at Turfway Park through the winter. Simulcast racing is available daily except Monday and Tuesday.

Feb 20, 2020

Louis on 125: The Directors

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 20, 2020

Louis on 125: The Directors

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

In celebration of the CSO’s 125th anniversary season, Louis Langrée and special guests explore the Orchestra’s origin and extraordinary musical legacy with historic images and live musical examples featuring CSO musicians. This second installment in the three-part series...

In celebration of the CSO’s 125th anniversary season, Louis Langrée and special guests explore the Orchestra’s origin and extraordinary musical legacy with historic images and live musical examples featuring CSO musicians. This second installment in the three-part series...

Feb 20, 2020

Murder at Mardi Gras !

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant
1000 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 20, 2020

Murder at Mardi Gras !

Washington Platform Saloon and Restaurant
1000 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

An evening filled with murder and mystery.   Things go horribly awry on the night that the Bourbon women decide to revive their formerly famous Mardi Gras Masquerade party at their home in New Orleans. Even Marie Chateau, their fortune teller, was blindsided by the murder...

An evening filled with murder and mystery.   Things go horribly awry on the night that the Bourbon women decide to revive their formerly famous Mardi Gras Masquerade party at their home in New Orleans. Even Marie Chateau, their fortune teller, was blindsided by the murder...

Feb 20, 2020

The Adventure Zone

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

Downtown

Feb 20, 2020

The Adventure Zone

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

Downtown

ustin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint to play RPGs. Join the McElroys as they solve puzzles, make friends, and probably slay a few monsters in ... The Adventure Zone. Please note that The Adventure Zone shows on this...

ustin, Travis and Griffin McElroy from My Brother, My Brother and Me have recruited their dad Clint to play RPGs. Join the McElroys as they solve puzzles, make friends, and probably slay a few monsters in ... The Adventure Zone. Please note that The Adventure Zone shows on this...

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.

Feb 21, 2020 through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils

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

Downtown

Feb 21, 2020 through Jul 06, 2020

Vhils

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

Downtown

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

The CAC is excited to host an exhibition of Portuguese street artist Alexandre Farto (aka Vhils) in Spring 2020. Vhils is renowned for his unusual technique of removing the surface layers of urban walls to create riveting portraits and imagery. Using construction tools like...

Feb 21, 2020

An Evening of Big Band

Miami University Hamilton Campus Parrish Auditorium
1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011

North

Feb 21, 2020

An Evening of Big Band

Miami University Hamilton Campus Parrish Auditorium
1601 University Blvd., Hamilton, OH 45011

North

The Franz Klaber Orchestra (aka the Klaberheads) will once again present their annual sellout concert featuring music from the Big Band era. This year it returns to Miami University Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium, which allows for inclusion of a multimedia presentation...

The Franz Klaber Orchestra (aka the Klaberheads) will once again present their annual sellout concert featuring music from the Big Band era. This year it returns to Miami University Hamilton’s Parrish Auditorium, which allows for inclusion of a multimedia presentation...

Feb 14, 2020 through Feb 22, 2020

Singables & Swingables: An Evening of Jazz

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

Downtown

Feb 14, 2020 through Feb 22, 2020

Singables & Swingables: An Evening of Jazz

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

Downtown

Your toes will tap and your fingers will snap as you enjoy song favorites made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Manhattan Transfer, The Andrews Sisters, and more of the country’s best-loved jazz singers. Let some of Cincinnati’s finest local ‘Cats and Canaries’...

Your toes will tap and your fingers will snap as you enjoy song favorites made famous by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Manhattan Transfer, The Andrews Sisters, and more of the country’s best-loved jazz singers. Let some of Cincinnati’s finest local ‘Cats and Canaries’...

Feb 21, 2020 through Feb 22, 2020

FLOW: Retro/ACTIVE

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

Downtown

Feb 21, 2020 through Feb 22, 2020

FLOW: Retro/ACTIVE

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

Downtown

This concert brings together two older Dayton Contemporary Dance Company masterworks and two new masterworks: Vespers (premiered 1986), Ulysses Dove's touching poetic tribute to womanhood; On the Wings of Angels (premiered 1996), Warren Spear's soaring tribute to the Tuskegee...

This concert brings together two older Dayton Contemporary Dance Company masterworks and two new masterworks: Vespers (premiered 1986), Ulysses Dove's touching poetic tribute to womanhood; On the Wings of Angels (premiered 1996), Warren Spear's soaring tribute to the Tuskegee...

Feb 21, 2020

NKCAC Presents Comedy Night

Lincoln Grant Scholar House Auditorium
824 Greenup Steet, covington, KY 41011

South

Feb 21, 2020

NKCAC Presents Comedy Night

Lincoln Grant Scholar House Auditorium
824 Greenup Steet, covington, KY 41011

South

Featuring Local Comedian Adam Minnick Plenty of Fun, Food & Drink All Proceeds Benefit Lincoln Grant Scholar House.

Featuring Local Comedian Adam Minnick Plenty of Fun, Food & Drink All Proceeds Benefit Lincoln Grant Scholar House.

Feb 21, 2020

The Fab Four- The Ultimate Tribute

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

Downtown

Feb 21, 2020

The Fab Four- The Ultimate Tribute

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

Downtown

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute.   The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note...

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute.   The Emmy Award Winning Fab Four is elevated far above every other Beatles Tribute due to their precise attention to detail. With uncanny, note-for-note...

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