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Lecture: Escape of the 28

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
On April 2, 1853, 28 men, women, and children fled slavery in Boone County for freedom in the North.    

Event: Pass it On: Continuing the Legacy of Dr. King

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Martin Luther King Jr. Coalition hosts its 40th annual series of events celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   

Literary: Leon Logothetis

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
It’s been a trying six months for those of us in the human race who prefer to get along, which makes Leon Logothetis’ The Kindness Diaries a welcome balm in an era of such impossible-to-ignore division and violence.   

Attractions: Bravo the Galapagos Tortoise

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Newport Aquarium’s 650-pound Galapagos tortoise Bravo — the largest turtle in the Midwest — is set to leave his Turtle Canyon home on March 1 and return to the Columbia, S.C., zoo.   

Comedy: Rodney Carrington

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Rodney Carrington is a songwriter and comedian who is not afraid to go “blue,” talking about the things we all experience in life that are of an adult nature.   

Music: Chuck Ragan

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Chuck Ragan has made a unique career out of exploring unlikely paths. The son of a golf tour pro and a Gospel vocalist, Ragan came to prominence in the mid-’90s as co-frontman for Gainesville, Fla., Punk Rock outfit Hot Water Music.  

Onstage: Cinderella

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Rodgers and Hammerstein created a musical about Cinderella for TV in 1957, watched by an audience of 107 million. It finally made its Broadway debut in 2013.  

Attractions: Martha: A Story of Extinction

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Despite the lack of her physical presence, the Cincinnati Museum Center’s exhibit, Martha: A Story of Extinction, shows how hunting and habitat destruction affect animals today and how some are being brought back from the brink.   

Music: Talib Kweli

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
In October, acclaimed rapper Talib Kweli was in the Queen City for a reunion show with Reflection Eternal, his duo project with renowned Cincinnati-based DJ/producer/artist Hi-Tek. This week, Kweli returns to the area to perform as a DJ.   

Comedy: Geoff Tate

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Comedian Geoff Tate is adept at telling hilarious personal stories from his life, as well as making sharp observations about the seemingly mundane.   

Dance: Swan Lake: A Waking Dream

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Theatrical dance group InBocca Performance — with actors ranging in age from 8 to adult — presents a wild reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky’s fairy tale ballet Swan Lake at the Southgate House Revival.   

Event: Syrian Shrine Circus

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The 94th annual Syrian Shrine Circus comes to the Bank of Kentucky Center.   

Music: Louis Conducts Beethoven 2

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Conductor Louis Langrée leads the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in “Louis Conducts Beethoven 2,” with guest pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.  

Event: Cavalcade of Customs

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
The Duke Energy Convention Center hosts the Cavalcade of Customs, with tons of custom cars, hot rods, trucks and motorcycles.  

Art: Behavior Caused by Joy: Michael Weber at Thunder-Sky, Inc.

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 6, 2015
Thunder-Sky’s artist-in-residence, Contemporary Arts Center gallery attendant and early member of Visionaries + Voices Michael Weber will have his first stateside one-man exhibit of brightly colored abstract paintings in the aptly named Behavior Caused by Joy.