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Film: Wet Hot American Summer

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Director David Wain’s Wet Hot American Summer (2001 but set in 1981) translates the swirling madness of human existence into a hilarious and surreal summer-camp film.  

Comedy: Mike Stanley

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
“My parents were always really good about not censoring things,” says comedian Mike Stanley. “So I grew up watching a lot of stand-up comedy and I always knew it was something I could do.”  

Onstage: Shakespeare in the Park

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Make your midsummer night a dream and experience the Bard in the great outdoors this summer as Cincinnati Shakespeare Company stages Romeo & Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream throughout Tristate parks.  

Art: Likeness at 1305 Gallery

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
For Main Street’s Final Friday at 1305 Gallery, photographer and installation artist Molly Donnermeyer — who also runs Live(In) Gallery in Brighton — and poet/visual artist Sidney Cherie Hilley joined forces to create an exhibition entitled Likeness.  

Comedy: Seinfeld at the Aronoff

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Yada, yada, yada, y’all. Jerry Seinfeld, comedy icon and everybody’s favorite sitcom star who helmed a TV show about nothing, is coming to Cincinnati to perform his signature stand-up at the Aronoff for one night only.  

Event: GOODS Presents Bike Night

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Adventure is out there, and it turns out it’s closer than you’d think. GOODS on Main, a thematic retail store currently serving up “Adventure,” is calling all bike-curious folks to come together on Final Friday and celebrate everything that runs on two wheels.  

Event: Salmon Swim of OTR

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Salmon Shorts of OTR is basically a Facebook page dedicated to posting photos of people in salmon-colored shorts in Over-the-Rhine, poking a bit of fun at the preppy clientele who now visit the gentrified bars and restaurants of the urban neighborhood.   

Event: The Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Saturday, CityBeat is partnering with Horseshoe Casino to bring all of the Queen City’s best barbecue offerings to one place for a day of pork, beer and whiskey at the inaugural Porkopolis Pig & Whiskey Festival.   

Dance: de la Dance Company

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Aside from those who become marketable marquee stars, it’s not all that common for dancers to find a sustainable living in their art form. Or long-term romance. Or family. It’s a hard-knock life, being a dancer.  

Event: Wild About Pets Festival at Jungle Jim's

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Jungle Jim’s is known by many as an amusement park for food — a well-deserved moniker — but on Saturday it will turn into an amusement park for pets during their Wild About Pets Festival.  

Music: Lebanon Blues Festival

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Sometimes the cure to the summertime blues is, well, more Blues.   

Music: Rich Robinson

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Rich Robinson formed The Black Crowes when he was 17 with his older brother Chris, launching a group that would become a foundational band of “modern Classic Rock” radio.  

Event: Global Water Dances at Paddlefest

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 29, 2015
A clean, accessible and sustainable water supply is essential to life.  

Onstage: Hairspray

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Cincinnati Young People’s Theatre opens its 34th-annual summer show this week at the Covedale Center, where 80 local teens will twist and pony their way through the raucous musical Hairspray.
  

Comedy: Andy Sandford

0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
“I’m done with Netflix,” comic Andy Sandford tells an audience. “I don’t mean I’m bored with it, I mean I’m almost done watching everything that has ever been made.”