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Mar 14, 2020 through Sep 07, 2020

Maya

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

Downtown

Mar 14, 2020 through Sep 07, 2020

Maya

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

Downtown

A sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest Immerse yourself in the genius of the Maya – early disrupters living in cities of stone carved into the rainforest. By studying the stars they developed a calendar more accurate than any other in the world....

A sophisticated civilization buried in the heart of the rainforest Immerse yourself in the genius of the Maya – early disrupters living in cities of stone carved into the rainforest. By studying the stars they developed a calendar more accurate than any other in the world....

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

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

May 01, 2020 through Aug 23, 2020

Joan Tanner: FLAW

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

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Californian artist Joan Tanner’s oeuvre has evolved from her origins as a painter to the large sculptures and installations that now preoccupy her. Throughout her prolific, 60 year career Tanner has been absorbed with ideas of history, disruption, and inconsistency in her...

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 30, 2020

A Splendid Century: Cincinnati Art 1820–1920

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

Downtown

Jun 17, 2020 through Aug 30, 2020

A Splendid Century: Cincinnati Art 1820–1920

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

Downtown

Two hundred years ago, a grand white mansion was built on the eastern edge of Cincinnati. Over the first half of its life, the building housed some of the city’s most prominent families, finally becoming an art museum in 1932. A Splendid Century celebrates the bicentennial of...

Two hundred years ago, a grand white mansion was built on the eastern edge of Cincinnati. Over the first half of its life, the building housed some of the city’s most prominent families, finally becoming an art museum in 1932. A Splendid Century celebrates the bicentennial of...

Jul 24, 2020

Alanis Morisette

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Jul 24, 2020

Alanis Morisette

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

With special guest Garbage and Liz Phair. 

With special guest Garbage and Liz Phair. 

Jul 16, 2020 through Jul 26, 2020

Castor and Patience

School for Creative & Performing Arts
108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 16, 2020 through Jul 26, 2020

Castor and Patience

School for Creative & Performing Arts
108 W. Central Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Set during the mortgage crisis of 2008, with flashbacks to 1966 as well as to the 19th Century, Castor and Patience tells the story of African American cousins who find themselves at odds over the fate of land owned by members of their family since Reconstruction. Castor has a...

Set during the mortgage crisis of 2008, with flashbacks to 1966 as well as to the 19th Century, Castor and Patience tells the story of African American cousins who find themselves at odds over the fate of land owned by members of their family since Reconstruction. Castor has a...

Now through Jul 25, 2020

Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G

Paul Brown Stadium
One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Jul 25, 2020

Cincinnati Music Festival presented by P&G

Paul Brown Stadium
One Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Held each summer at Paul Brown Stadium - home of the Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Music Festival has become one of the country’s premier summer music events attracting more than 80,000 attendees annually from all over the country for two days and nights of music, dining,...

Held each summer at Paul Brown Stadium - home of the Cincinnati Bengals, Cincinnati Music Festival has become one of the country’s premier summer music events attracting more than 80,000 attendees annually from all over the country for two days and nights of music, dining,...

Jul 25, 2020 through Aug 01, 2020

Aida

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Jul 25, 2020 through Aug 01, 2020

Aida

Music Hall
1241 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

This is grand opera.   Rebellion is brewing at Egypt’s borders. Aida, an Ethiopian princess and prisoner of war, finds herself in love with her captor, and he with her. When the Egyptian general is chosen to lead a war, Aida is torn between her love for him and for the...

This is grand opera.   Rebellion is brewing at Egypt’s borders. Aida, an Ethiopian princess and prisoner of war, finds herself in love with her captor, and he with her. When the Egyptian general is chosen to lead a war, Aida is torn between her love for him and for the...

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...

Jul 26, 2020

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Wheels of Soul 2020

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Jul 26, 2020

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Wheels of Soul 2020

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Led by the husband and wife team of guitarist Derek Trucks and vocalist/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, the 12-member strong Tedeschi Trucks Band is acclaimed by critics and fans alike for their uncompromising commitment to bringing the highest level of musicianship to the...

Led by the husband and wife team of guitarist Derek Trucks and vocalist/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, the 12-member strong Tedeschi Trucks Band is acclaimed by critics and fans alike for their uncompromising commitment to bringing the highest level of musicianship to the...

Jul 28, 2020 through Jul 31, 2020

ACA Sprint National Championships

East Fork State Park
3294 Elklick Road, Bethel, OH 45106

East

Jul 28, 2020 through Jul 31, 2020

ACA Sprint National Championships

East Fork State Park
3294 Elklick Road, Bethel, OH 45106

East

More than 350 athletes compete in a multitude of racing events including para-canoe and kayak racing. 

More than 350 athletes compete in a multitude of racing events including para-canoe and kayak racing. 

Jul 28, 2020

Chicago with Rick Springfield

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

Jul 28, 2020

Chicago with Rick Springfield

Riverbend Music Center
6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45230

East

The legendary rock & roll band with horns, Chicago, have announced a North American summer amphitheater tour with music icon Rick Springfield. Revered for their dynamic vocals and rich instrumentals, Chicago and Springfield will bring their hits to fans in venues across the...

The legendary rock & roll band with horns, Chicago, have announced a North American summer amphitheater tour with music icon Rick Springfield. Revered for their dynamic vocals and rich instrumentals, Chicago and Springfield will bring their hits to fans in venues across the...

Now through Aug 05, 2020

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

Now through Aug 05, 2020

Party on the Purple

Purple People Bridge
Access via Newport on the Levee in KY, Newport, KY 41071

The parties, which are open to the public, will be held each Wednesday night from 6 to 11 p.m. from April 15 to August 5, 2020 with different live bands taking the stage in the middle of the bridge during the course of the summer. The events will include beer, food trucks, soft...

The parties, which are open to the public, will be held each Wednesday night from 6 to 11 p.m. from April 15 to August 5, 2020 with different live bands taking the stage in the middle of the bridge during the course of the summer. The events will include beer, food trucks, soft...

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 02, 2020

Summer Cinema

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Free movie screening every Wednesday at park. Bring lawn chairs, grab picnic basket and enjoy relaxing evening.Washington Park sells beer, wine, liquor, Coca-Cola products and light snacks. We feature craft beer offerings from local favorites Taft’s Ale House, Rhinegeist,...

Now through Sep 03, 2020

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 03, 2020

Roots Revival

Washington Park
1230 Elm Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Enjoy an evening of free Bluegrass, Roots, and Americana music over at Washington Park’s bandstand. Washington Park’s concessions offer full bar service, including beer, wine, liquor, and coke products.

Now through Sep 24, 2020

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

Now through Sep 24, 2020

Salsa on the Square

Fountain Square
Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Downtown

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

P&G’s Salsa On The Square features live local and regional Latin bands specializing in Salsa, Merengue, Cumbia and Latin Jazz. In addition to the live music, local dance instructors host large dance classes teaching basic and intermediate Latin dancing. Great food and cold...

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 Aug 01, 2020

Ohio River Paddlefest

Schmidt Recreation Complex
2944 Humbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

Now through Aug 01, 2020

Ohio River Paddlefest

Schmidt Recreation Complex
2944 Humbert Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226

East

9 mile float trip on the Ohio begins at the Schmidt Recreation Complex in the East End and ends at the Gilday Riverside Park in Riverside.  Paddler's Party for a Cause occurs the day before and then stay after the paddle for the Finish Line Festival.   

9 mile float trip on the Ohio begins at the Schmidt Recreation Complex in the East End and ends at the Gilday Riverside Park in Riverside.  Paddler's Party for a Cause occurs the day before and then stay after the paddle for the Finish Line Festival.   

Aug 01, 2020

Ohio's largest Pickleball Tournament

Lefferson Park,
1900 Johns Rd, Middletown, OH 45044

North

Aug 01, 2020

Ohio's largest Pickleball Tournament

Lefferson Park,
1900 Johns Rd, Middletown, OH 45044

North

Welcome to Ohio's largest Pickleball tournament and the most courts in Ohio! We are the home of 16, soon to be 18 dedicated courts! Our tournament draws 300+ over a 3 day weekend, the most in Ohio! Come and be a part of a fantastic tournament, or just come and play on the...

Welcome to Ohio's largest Pickleball tournament and the most courts in Ohio! We are the home of 16, soon to be 18 dedicated courts! Our tournament draws 300+ over a 3 day weekend, the most in Ohio! Come and be a part of a fantastic tournament, or just come and play on the...

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