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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 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 01, 2020

Cincinnati Home and Garden Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Cincinnati Home and Garden Show

Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Region's largest and longest-running spring showcase features over 400 exhibitors, including landscape and interior designers, remodeling specialists, manufacturers, retail stores, specialty boutiques, contractors and more.Semco Outdoor presents Game of Stones This...

Region's largest and longest-running spring showcase features over 400 exhibitors, including landscape and interior designers, remodeling specialists, manufacturers, retail stores, specialty boutiques, contractors and more.Semco Outdoor presents Game of Stones This...

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 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 27, 2020

ASM Maker Series: Screen Printing

American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225

North

Feb 27, 2020

ASM Maker Series: Screen Printing

American Sign Museum
1330 Monmouth Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45225

North

Pull Club is a girl powered printmaking and design studio in Cincinnati, Ohio. Made up of three artists Amy Scarpello, Chelsey Hughes, and Linda Winder. Pull Club focuses on textile and paper print goods, with screen printing as the central process to creation. All projects are...

Pull Club is a girl powered printmaking and design studio in Cincinnati, Ohio. Made up of three artists Amy Scarpello, Chelsey Hughes, and Linda Winder. Pull Club focuses on textile and paper print goods, with screen printing as the central process to creation. All projects are...

Feb 27, 2020

Salon 21: Negro Melodies of America

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 27, 2020

Salon 21: Negro Melodies of America

Weston Art Gallery
650 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Salon 21 is honored to host pianist Dr. Leah Claiborne as we celebrate Black History Month. Negro Melodies of America is a performance that highlights piano works by Black composers who have used arrangements of Negro Melodies, or “Spirituals,” in their compositions....

Salon 21 is honored to host pianist Dr. Leah Claiborne as we celebrate Black History Month. Negro Melodies of America is a performance that highlights piano works by Black composers who have used arrangements of Negro Melodies, or “Spirituals,” in their compositions....

Now through May 16, 2020

The Social Cycle

Various Locations in the city
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through May 16, 2020

The Social Cycle

Various Locations in the city
, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Social Cycle is a series of interactive theatrical experiences that combine social events with classic literary stories and characters reimagined for modern day. All Social Cycle events include opportunities for optional audience participation. Be a part of the show as much...

The Social Cycle is a series of interactive theatrical experiences that combine social events with classic literary stories and characters reimagined for modern day. All Social Cycle events include opportunities for optional audience participation. Be a part of the show as much...

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...

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.

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!

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 02, 2020 through Feb 28, 2020

Wee Wonder About Maple Sugar

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Feb 02, 2020 through Feb 28, 2020

Wee Wonder About Maple Sugar

Sharon Woods
11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville, OH 45241

North

Come learn about maple sugar! Children will enjoy an activity, craft and story. 

Come learn about maple sugar! Children will enjoy an activity, craft and story. 

Feb 28, 2020 through May 24, 2020

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

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

Uptown

Feb 28, 2020 through May 24, 2020

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series

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

Uptown

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series reunites for the first time thirty vibrant collages from this renowned series. In 1977, a “Profile” of Bearden by Calvin Tomkins in the New Yorker provoked the artist to reflect upon his childhood and maturity...

Something Over Something Else: Romare Bearden’s Profile Series reunites for the first time thirty vibrant collages from this renowned series. In 1977, a “Profile” of Bearden by Calvin Tomkins in the New Yorker provoked the artist to reflect upon his childhood and maturity...

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Cincinnati Fishing Expo

Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246

North

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Cincinnati Fishing Expo

Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246

North

If fishing is your passion then make sure to mark your calendar for February 28 - March 1 when the Cincinnati Fishing Expo™ takes over the Sharonville Convention Center.   You've never seen a fishing show like this. It's three days and over 65,000 square feet the latest...

If fishing is your passion then make sure to mark your calendar for February 28 - March 1 when the Cincinnati Fishing Expo™ takes over the Sharonville Convention Center.   You've never seen a fishing show like this. It's three days and over 65,000 square feet the latest...

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Bockfest

Bockfest Hall
1619 Moore St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Mar 01, 2020

Bockfest

Bockfest Hall
1619 Moore St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Bockfest is a three-day celebration of bock beer, the coming of spring and Cincinnati’s brewing heritage that takes place annually the first full weekend of March. The fun kicks off with a goat-led parade on Friday evening that starts at Arnold’s Bar & Grill,...

Bockfest is a three-day celebration of bock beer, the coming of spring and Cincinnati’s brewing heritage that takes place annually the first full weekend of March. The fun kicks off with a goat-led parade on Friday evening that starts at Arnold’s Bar & Grill,...

Feb 28, 2020

Private Showing of Annie Jr. Benefiting American Cancer Society

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

Downtown

Feb 28, 2020

Private Showing of Annie Jr. Benefiting American Cancer Society

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

Downtown

The Cincinnati Childrens Theatre Presents a private showing of Annie Jr. benefiting the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $5 each. To make your donations or reserve your seats, please call or email Mary Sue at [email protected] or 513-975-5011.

The Cincinnati Childrens Theatre Presents a private showing of Annie Jr. benefiting the American Cancer Society. Tickets are $5 each. To make your donations or reserve your seats, please call or email Mary Sue at [email protected] or 513-975-5011.

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

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

Downtown

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

An Evening with C.S. Lewis

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

Downtown

Starring David Payne The year is 1963 and C.S. Lewis, the famous British author, is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a captivating evening with a man whose engaging conversation and spontaneous humor made him one of the...

Starring David Payne The year is 1963 and C.S. Lewis, the famous British author, is hosting a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. They are about to experience a captivating evening with a man whose engaging conversation and spontaneous humor made him one of the...

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 21, 2020

Alabaster

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

Downtown

Feb 28, 2020 through Mar 21, 2020

Alabaster

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

Downtown

A noted photographer sets out to explore the topography of “scars.” Her journey lands her in the mysterious realm of an undiscovered folk artist hiding away in North Alabama. A beautiful new play that explores what it means to be truly “seen,” how we pick up the pieces,...

A noted photographer sets out to explore the topography of “scars.” Her journey lands her in the mysterious realm of an undiscovered folk artist hiding away in North Alabama. A beautiful new play that explores what it means to be truly “seen,” how we pick up the pieces,...

Feb 28, 2020

Scorpion Mounting Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main St, Covington, KY 41011

South

Feb 28, 2020

Scorpion Mounting Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main St, Covington, KY 41011

South

This two hour workshop covers the techniques of preserving and mounting scorpions. Heterometrus laoticus to be exact. That's right, these guys are actually big enough to wire and stuff, (7 inches including tail) so we can classify this as a perfect marriage between Arthropod...

This two hour workshop covers the techniques of preserving and mounting scorpions. Heterometrus laoticus to be exact. That's right, these guys are actually big enough to wire and stuff, (7 inches including tail) so we can classify this as a perfect marriage between Arthropod...

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement Symposium

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

Downtown

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Confinement Symposium

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

Downtown

A 2-day symposium Pairing #1 Institutional and Industrial Complexes: Confinement, a Governmental Construction? Ursula Biemann’s 2004 video essay Contained Mobility will be screened along with Ya’Ke Smith’s shorts and Harun Farocki’s 2000 video collage Prison ImagesA...

A 2-day symposium Pairing #1 Institutional and Industrial Complexes: Confinement, a Governmental Construction? Ursula Biemann’s 2004 video essay Contained Mobility will be screened along with Ya’Ke Smith’s shorts and Harun Farocki’s 2000 video collage Prison ImagesA...

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Spring Orchid Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Spring Orchid Show

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Uptown

Hundreds of orchids will be on display and offered for sale. Local orchid experts will be available to share their knowledge and tips for growing.  

Hundreds of orchids will be on display and offered for sale. Local orchid experts will be available to share their knowledge and tips for growing.  

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 08, 2020

Annie Jr.

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

Downtown

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 08, 2020

Annie Jr.

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

Downtown

Leapin’ Lizards! Kick off Leap Year with us! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s...

Leapin’ Lizards! Kick off Leap Year with us! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s...

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