In 1994, Kazem Abdullah played clarinet in the Cincinnati Youth Symphony. Twenty years later, the CCM graduate and current music director for the city of Aachen, Germany, returns to Cincinnati for his Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra debut — as a conductor.
Cincinnati Parks hosts the city’s first-ever sanctioned State Championship Kansas City Barbeque Competition, where guests can watch pro teams compete to make the perfect barbecue in categories based on meat type — and then taste the results.
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park and Museum celebrates Founder’s Day Friday with free admission to its more than 60 pieces of outdoor sculpture and a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the park’s new entrance art.
In 20,000 Days on Earth, Nick Cave, one of the most dynamic and inventive musicians that Rock & Roll has ever produced, gets an innovative, fascinating and unconventional “documentary” worthy of its subject.