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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! 

Jan 25, 2020

Noah Wotherspoon Band - Mobile Juke House Theater Live!

The Band of Helping Hands
3831 Decoursey Ave, Covington, KY 41015

South

Jan 25, 2020

Noah Wotherspoon Band - Mobile Juke House Theater Live!

The Band of Helping Hands
3831 Decoursey Ave, Covington, KY 41015

South

Join for an album release party for the Noah Wotherspoon Band! The Band of Helping Hands is excited to host Mobile Juke House Theater Live!   Also featuring G.Miles and the Hitmen and Jessi Bair!   Complimentary Appetizers & Cash Bar Mobile Juke House Theater...

Join for an album release party for the Noah Wotherspoon Band! The Band of Helping Hands is excited to host Mobile Juke House Theater Live!   Also featuring G.Miles and the Hitmen and Jessi Bair!   Complimentary Appetizers & Cash Bar Mobile Juke House Theater...

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

The Carnegie
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, KY 41012

South

Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many...

Sha la la Joseph you’re doing fine! You and your dreamcoat ahead of your time! One of the most enduring shows of all time, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many...

Jan 23, 2020 through Jan 26, 2020

Cirque Du Soleil Axel

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 23, 2020 through Jan 26, 2020

Cirque Du Soleil Axel

Heritage Bank Center
100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Cirque du Soleil is back on ice with AXEL, a new electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Follow AXEL and his dynamic group of friends whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds...

Cirque du Soleil is back on ice with AXEL, a new electrifying experience fusing world-class ice skating with breathtaking acrobatics. Follow AXEL and his dynamic group of friends whose passion for live music and graphic arts come to life in an exhilarating adventure that reminds...

Jan 25, 2020

Laugh It Up! Comedy Competition

Out the Way Bar & Grill
1026 Sheffield Dr, Mason, OH 45040

North

Jan 25, 2020

Laugh It Up! Comedy Competition

Out the Way Bar & Grill
1026 Sheffield Dr, Mason, OH 45040

North

The first Laugh It Up! Comedy Competition of 2020! Comedians from Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky are gracing the stage in January! Laugh It Up! is a monthly comedy competition where 12 comedians do a 5 minute set each vying to be the audience's favorite of the night. The votes are...

The first Laugh It Up! Comedy Competition of 2020! Comedians from Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky are gracing the stage in January! Laugh It Up! is a monthly comedy competition where 12 comedians do a 5 minute set each vying to be the audience's favorite of the night. The votes are...

Jan 24, 2020 through Jan 25, 2020

Schubert's The Great

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 24, 2020 through Jan 25, 2020

Schubert's The Great

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Like the final symphonies of Beethoven, Mahler and Dvořák, Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 is an awe-inspiring revelation. Guest artist Alban Gerhardt performs a cello concerto written for him and that he premiered at the BBC Proms. By turns frenetic, passionate and ethereal, the...

Like the final symphonies of Beethoven, Mahler and Dvořák, Schubert’s Symphony No. 9 is an awe-inspiring revelation. Guest artist Alban Gerhardt performs a cello concerto written for him and that he premiered at the BBC Proms. By turns frenetic, passionate and ethereal, the...

Now through Feb 08, 2020

In The Night Time (before the sun rises)

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 08, 2020

In The Night Time (before the sun rises)

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

Downtown

A baby cries. A bottle breaks. A window smashes. In the small hours of the night, a couple try to soothe their screaming infant – but as the hours grow longer, the world becomes elastic around them, and the horrors that scar our planet threaten to crash into the baby’s room....

A baby cries. A bottle breaks. A window smashes. In the small hours of the night, a couple try to soothe their screaming infant – but as the hours grow longer, the world becomes elastic around them, and the horrors that scar our planet threaten to crash into the baby’s room....

Jan 24, 2020 through Jan 25, 2020

Ronald K Brown/Evidence

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

Downtown

Jan 24, 2020 through Jan 25, 2020

Ronald K Brown/Evidence

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

Downtown

Contemporary Dance Theater will open the 2019-20 season with Ronald K Brown / EVIDENCE (NYC, New York).  The concerts will feature works from Mr. Brown’s 34-year history of choreographing and directing his company.     GRACE, originally created for the...

Contemporary Dance Theater will open the 2019-20 season with Ronald K Brown / EVIDENCE (NYC, New York).  The concerts will feature works from Mr. Brown’s 34-year history of choreographing and directing his company.     GRACE, originally created for the...

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Disney's The Lion King

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 02, 2020

Disney's The Lion King

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

Downtown

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling savanna grasslands...

A lively stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning 1994 Disney film, The Lion King is the story of a young lion prince living in the flourishing African Pride Lands. Born into the royal family, precocious cub Simba spends his days exploring the sprawling savanna grasslands...

Jan 25, 2020

Countess Luann and Friends

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

Downtown

Jan 25, 2020

Countess Luann and Friends

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

Downtown

An original cast member of one of the most successful franchises in television history, The Real Housewives of New York, Luann de Lesseps was just ranked the #1 Housewife by TV Guide, topping all 46 housewives across all franchised cities. The hit show is now entering its 11th...

An original cast member of one of the most successful franchises in television history, The Real Housewives of New York, Luann de Lesseps was just ranked the #1 Housewife by TV Guide, topping all 46 housewives across all franchised cities. The hit show is now entering its 11th...

Jan 25, 2020

Extreme Midget Wrestling

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Jan 25, 2020

Extreme Midget Wrestling

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Now through Jan 25, 2020

Trippin Billies

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Now through Jan 25, 2020

Trippin Billies

Bogart's
2621 Vine St, Cincinnati, OH 45219

Uptown

Crash into this Dave Matthews tribute band. 

Crash into this Dave Matthews tribute band. 

Jan 25, 2020 through Apr 04, 2020

CSO Night/Light

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 25, 2020 through Apr 04, 2020

CSO Night/Light

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Experience a different side of the CSO. CSO Night/Light gets you closer to the music and shares another side of CSO artistry. In an intimate, cabaret-style setting awash in candlelight, join us for these shorter, late-night performances in Wilks Studio at Music Hall. Each...

Experience a different side of the CSO. CSO Night/Light gets you closer to the music and shares another side of CSO artistry. In an intimate, cabaret-style setting awash in candlelight, join us for these shorter, late-night performances in Wilks Studio at Music Hall. Each...

Now through Dec 26, 2020

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Now through Dec 26, 2020

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Esquire Theatre
320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45220

Uptown

Enjoy the cult classic film with a live shadowcast, The Denton Affair. Audience participation is encouraged! Feel free to dress up and purchase a prop bag to get the full Rocky Horror experience. FILM IS RATED R. NOBODY UNDER 17 WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A PARENT OR LEGAL...

Enjoy the cult classic film with a live shadowcast, The Denton Affair. Audience participation is encouraged! Feel free to dress up and purchase a prop bag to get the full Rocky Horror experience. FILM IS RATED R. NOBODY UNDER 17 WILL BE ADMITTED WITHOUT A PARENT OR LEGAL...

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 Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 07, 2020

Destination Moon: The Apollo 11 Mission

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

Downtown

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Destination Moon gives guest the rare opportunity to see artifacts that made the 953,000-mile journey possible, like Buzz Aldrin’s gold-plated extravehicular helmet visor and thermal-insulated gloves. The dizzying star chart that helped Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael...

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Ford 63rd Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Ford 63rd Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show

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

Downtown

The Ford 63rd Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show, now produced by Renfro Productions – the most trusted name in the Sport Show industry, brings the great outdoors indoors at the Duke Energy Center January 17 – 19 & 22 – 26, 2020. ...

The Ford 63rd Annual Cincinnati Travel, Sports & Boat Show, now produced by Renfro Productions – the most trusted name in the Sport Show industry, brings the great outdoors indoors at the Duke Energy Center January 17 – 19 & 22 – 26, 2020. ...

Jan 18, 2020 through Mar 08, 2020

Bloom and Grow

Krohn Conservatory
1501 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Jan 18, 2020 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 Jan 26, 2020

Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo

Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246

North

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo

Sharonville Convention Center
11355 Chester Road, Sharonville, OH 45246

North

Welcome to the Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo, January 17-19 & 24-26, 2020. This annual event held each January at the Sharonville Convention Center serves the Greater Cincinnati area homeowner by bringing together the most knowledgeable remodeling and building experts...

Welcome to the Greater Cincinnati Remodeling Expo, January 17-19 & 24-26, 2020. This annual event held each January at the Sharonville Convention Center serves the Greater Cincinnati area homeowner by bringing together the most knowledgeable remodeling and building experts...

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...

Jan 25, 2020 through Feb 01, 2020

Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show

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

Uptown

Jan 25, 2020 through Feb 01, 2020

Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show

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

Uptown

The work of local artists will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from January 25—February 1, 2020 during the Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show.   The Art Show is open to all registered athletes with Special Olympics Hamilton County. The show encompasses...

The work of local artists will be on display at the Cincinnati Art Museum from January 25—February 1, 2020 during the Special Olympics Hamilton County Art Show.   The Art Show is open to all registered athletes with Special Olympics Hamilton County. The show encompasses...

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 Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

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

Downtown

Now through Feb 17, 2020

Apollo 11: First Steps Edition

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

Downtown

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Relive the first steps and remarkable achievement of Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, Michael Collins and thousands of people behind the scenes in stunning footage, much of it revealed to the public for the first time. Crafted from a newly-discovered trove of never-before-seen 70mm...

Jan 19, 2020 through Jan 26, 2020

Frozen Yoga

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 19, 2020 through Jan 26, 2020

Frozen Yoga

Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum
100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Frozen Yoga at Snow Banks at The Banks includes; •       Frozen Yoga class (participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats) •       Admission wristband to Snow Banks at The Banks •       An after-class...

Frozen Yoga at Snow Banks at The Banks includes; •       Frozen Yoga class (participants are asked to bring their own yoga mats) •       Admission wristband to Snow Banks at The Banks •       An after-class...

Jan 26, 2020

Chili Cookoff

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 26, 2020

Chili Cookoff

Findlay Market
1801 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Join for the 16th Annual Chili Cook Off and 2nd Annual Hot Sauce Boss Competition! Amature chefs will compete for the titles of Chili Meister and Hot Sauce Boss.   In addition to the competitions, participants can purchase and sample chili and chili-themed items from...

Join for the 16th Annual Chili Cook Off and 2nd Annual Hot Sauce Boss Competition! Amature chefs will compete for the titles of Chili Meister and Hot Sauce Boss.   In addition to the competitions, participants can purchase and sample chili and chili-themed items from...

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 Jan 26, 2020

Snow Banks at The Banks

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

Downtown

Now through Jan 26, 2020

Snow Banks at The Banks

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

Downtown

January 18th Snow Banks at the Banks has been canceled.  Snow Banks at The Banks is the “Greatest Show in Snow in Cincinnati” featuring live snow demonstrations by an Academy Award-winning special effects producer including the Frisch’s Big Boy Snow Tube Run, a...

January 18th Snow Banks at the Banks has been canceled.  Snow Banks at The Banks is the “Greatest Show in Snow in Cincinnati” featuring live snow demonstrations by an Academy Award-winning special effects producer including the Frisch’s Big Boy Snow Tube Run, a...

Jan 26, 2020

ZooDogs

Brewdog
316 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 26, 2020

ZooDogs

Brewdog
316 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

The Cincinnati Zoo and BrewDog are teaming up for a wild afternoon - ZooDog!    Join our team, and bring your family and friends to mix and mingle with animals from The Cincinnati Zoo on Sunday January 26th from 1-2pm in our Mezzanine.    Grab a beer, and...

The Cincinnati Zoo and BrewDog are teaming up for a wild afternoon - ZooDog!    Join our team, and bring your family and friends to mix and mingle with animals from The Cincinnati Zoo on Sunday January 26th from 1-2pm in our Mezzanine.    Grab a beer, and...

Jan 26, 2020

Jurassic Geist VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jan 26, 2020

Jurassic Geist VIP Tasting Tour

Rhinegeist Brewery
1910 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Ever wanted to look at a Saber Tooth Tiger tooth while drinking Saber Tooth Tiger? On January 26th, join Cincinnati Museum Center's (CMC) Dr. Glenn Storrs — the Paleontologist that led the excavation of the Galeamopus dinosaur skeleton that resided in our taproom last summer...

Ever wanted to look at a Saber Tooth Tiger tooth while drinking Saber Tooth Tiger? On January 26th, join Cincinnati Museum Center's (CMC) Dr. Glenn Storrs — the Paleontologist that led the excavation of the Galeamopus dinosaur skeleton that resided in our taproom last summer...

Jan 26, 2020 through Feb 08, 2020

Butterfly & Moth Pinning Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

Jan 26, 2020 through Feb 08, 2020

Butterfly & Moth Pinning Workshop

Hail Dark Aesthetics
720 Main Street, Covington, KY 41011

South

These delicate critters can seem like a daunting challenge for a first timer, but with a little knowledge and a guiding hand, you will be able to start collecting specimens and mounting them yourself!   We will talk about several preservation methods and also different...

These delicate critters can seem like a daunting challenge for a first timer, but with a little knowledge and a guiding hand, you will be able to start collecting specimens and mounting them yourself!   We will talk about several preservation methods and also different...

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,...

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