The people who run the University of Cincinnati’s Department of English and Comparative Literature once again show their good taste by inviting author Claire Messud to be a featured speaker at the department’s annual Visiting Writers Series.
Tennessee Williams received the 1948 Pulitzer Prize for drama for his play about the neurotic, vulnerable Southern belle Blanche DuBois, who falls on hard times and has to move into a seedy New Orleans apartment with her sister and her brutish husband.
The Contemporary Arts Center starts off the new season of its daring, innovative and always progressive "Performances" series this Thursday and Friday with the wonderful playwright-actor-performance artist-singer-songwriter Taylor Mac.
If you love comics, heroes or action-adventure in general, Cincinnati is doing it big. Vendors fill more than 100,000-square-feet of the Duke Energy Convention Center this weekend with everything from comics and art to costumes, cards and collectibles.
The Heritage Village Museum, a living history museum depicting life in Southwestern Ohio through the 19th century, hosts a Fall Harvest Festival with wagon rides, a donut-eating contest, old-fashioned games, pumpkin painting and more, including Annie Oakley doing trick shooting.