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Event: Findlay Market Opening Day Parade

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Monday marks the market’s 96th annual Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade.  

Film: Moon Dust

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Detroit-based painter Scott Reeder’s new Moon Dust is a sci-fi feature film with a one-and-a-half-hour running time.   

Onstage: Buzzer

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Buzzer, a 2014 script, is set in the present, a story about returning to an evolving urban neighborhood. Wilson continues her clear-eyed explorations of race that are rendered with strength, focus and an invitation to debate.   

Comedy: D.C. Benny

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Like his peers Jimmy Shubert and Rocky LaPorte, D.C. Benny is a talented veteran comic who received a nice boost by competing on last season’s Last Comic Standing.   

Music: Sebadoh

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Influential Indie Rock band Sebadoh began in 1986 as an outlet for Dinosaur Jr. bassist Lou Barlow, who showed a keen lo-fi, experimental sensibility early on but also proved himself to be a compelling songwriter.   

Onstage: Cirque Mechanics

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Cincinnati Pops presents Cirque Mechanics, an innovative show featuring aerialists, trapeze artists and contortionists performing alongside orchestral favorites from composers like Tchaikovsky, Strauss, Copland, Ravel and more.   

Art: Roe Ethridge Lecture

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
FotoFocus brings Postmodern photographer Roe Ethridge to the Cincinnati Art Museum for a visiting artist series lecture.   

Onstage: Detroit '67

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Detroit ’67, making its regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati this month, is not something to smile about — but it might be possible to feel good about the “trying’.”   

Onstage: The Marvelous Wonderettes

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
When I attended the Covedale Center’s production of The Marvelous Wonderettes at a Sunday matinee, there were no young people in attendance. The show’s nostalgic score — girl-themed Pop tunes from the late 1950s and early ’60s (pre-Beatles) — has a nostalgic draw for people who grew up with them.   

Onstage: Peter and the Starcatcher

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Black Stache, the comical pirate who evolves into Captain Hook in Peter and the Starcatcher — currently onstage at the Playhouse — is full of bluster and malapropisms.   

Art: Artists and Authors Unite

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Sunday is the last day to see the Artists and Authors Unite exhibit in the Cincinnati Room of downtown’s Main Library.   

Literary: Chris Grabenstein

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The prolific Grabenstein, who has crafted more than two dozen books since 2005, reads from and discusses The Island of Dr. Libris at Joseph-Beth.   

Event: 29th Annual Oyster Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Washington Platform’s annual Oyster Festival returns with more than 40 items and oyster combinations, including fried oyster tacos, smoked oyster salad and oyster-stuffed jalapenos prepared by award-winning chef and owner Jon Diebold.   

Event: Over the Moon Vintage Market

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Rustic vases, crocheted tops, paint-chipped mirror frames and more will flood the Over the Moon Vintage Market this weekend.   

Art: POP-UP CINCY Concept Camp

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 24, 2015
POP-UP CINCY, a monthly pop-up organization founded by local artist and designer Catherine Richards, invites creative thinkers and makers to participate in the second Concept Camp at an unused storefront in Corryville.