used to be a destination for aspiring artists until the high cost of
living started driving creatives away. In its wake, suddenly
Cincinnati’s affordability and desire for artists have pegged us as a
potential new art frontier.
Coming off a successful fall touring
season with performances in Chicago and Roanoke, Va., the eight modern
dancers of MamLuft&Co. Dance take the Aronoff stage this weekend for
the company’s first mixed repertory concert.
Art Beyond Boundaries, the Main Street
gallery where work by artists with disabilities is seen all year long,
opens its space to artists without disabilities as well for what has
become a popular yearly exhibition called Changing Perceptions,on view now in its ninth editionas Changing Perceptions: Merge.
In early 2014 countless friends told me,
“I couldn’t believe I was laughing at the things they were saying.” They
were describing their reactions to the touring production of the Tony
Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon, by Broadway in
Cincinnati (Jan. 7-26).