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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 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Beethoven Akademie 1808

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 29, 2020 through Mar 01, 2020

Beethoven Akademie 1808

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Louis Langrée leads the CSO in a recreation of Beethoven’s legendary 1808 Akademie concert, a once-in-a-lifetime Beethoven experience.   - This was the most important performance in Beethoven’s lifetime, the concert which featured the premieres of his Symphonies 5...

Louis Langrée leads the CSO in a recreation of Beethoven’s legendary 1808 Akademie concert, a once-in-a-lifetime Beethoven experience.   - This was the most important performance in Beethoven’s lifetime, the concert which featured the premieres of his Symphonies 5...

Now through Feb 29, 2020

Ohio Kings Basketball

Ohio Kings
3520 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45223

Uptown

Now through Feb 29, 2020

Ohio Kings Basketball

Ohio Kings
3520 Central Pkwy, Cincinnati, OH 45223

Uptown

Catch a home home at Cincinnati State Technical School and Community College this basketball season with Cincinnati's first ever ABA team! 

Catch a home home at Cincinnati State Technical School and Community College this basketball season with Cincinnati's first ever ABA team! 

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.

Now through Feb 29, 2020

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter
10 E. Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

Now through Feb 29, 2020

The Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

Embassy Suites Cincinnati RiverCenter
10 E. Rivercenter Boulevard, Covington, KY 41011

South

America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Embassy Suites Rivercenter! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and...

America’s LARGEST interactive comedy murder mystery dinner show is now playing at the Embassy Suites Rivercenter! At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The criminal is lurking somewhere in the room, and...

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 29, 2020

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular

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

Downtown

Feb 29, 2020

Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular

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

Downtown

The ELVIS Tribute Artist Spectacular is the music of Elvis Presley performed live and in concert by the best ELVIS Tribute Artists performing today. The concert concert goes era by era beginning with the early rock-a-billy years, then the military years, then the movie years,...

The ELVIS Tribute Artist Spectacular is the music of Elvis Presley performed live and in concert by the best ELVIS Tribute Artists performing today. The concert concert goes era by era beginning with the early rock-a-billy years, then the military years, then the movie years,...

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 29, 2020

Festival of Laughs

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Feb 29, 2020

Festival of Laughs

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

With Sommore, Gary Owen, Mark Curry, Tommy Davidson, & Michael Blackson

With Sommore, Gary Owen, Mark Curry, Tommy Davidson, & Michael Blackson

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...

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...

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...

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 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

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Mar 04, 2020

A Morning Mixer: Nonprofit Speed Networking

Fifth Third MOC
550 Kingley Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45277

East

Mar 04, 2020

A Morning Mixer: Nonprofit Speed Networking

Fifth Third MOC
550 Kingley Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45277

East

J.C. Baker & Associates and Pivotal Solutions Consulting in partnership with Fifth Third Bank present A Morning Mixer: Nonprofit Speed Networking.   Geared specifically for those in the world of nonprofits, this event is a chance to engage with other professionals in...

J.C. Baker & Associates and Pivotal Solutions Consulting in partnership with Fifth Third Bank present A Morning Mixer: Nonprofit Speed Networking.   Geared specifically for those in the world of nonprofits, this event is a chance to engage with other professionals in...

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