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Your Weekend To Do List

OTR 5k & City Flea of the season; AVP Beach Volleyball Tour; Preacher premieres on AMC and more

{CommentsCant} · Friday, May 20, 2016
FRIDAY ONSTAGE: HAPPY DAYS If you’re looking for uplifting plays, Samuel Beckett is not the guy you’d normally turn to. Nevertheless, the writer of Waiting for Godot had occasional lighter moments, and Happy Days was one of them — even though it’s an absurdist tale of a woman buried up to her waist and a man sleeping in a hole. This production by Diogenes Theatr...  

Your Weekend To Do List

Many Maifests, CincItalia, an urban wine festival, Zoo Babies, the Burlington Antique Show

{CommentsCant} · Friday, May 13, 2016
FRIDAY 13ART: UNRAVELED: TEXTILES RECONSIDERED AT THE CACIn Unraveled: Textiles Reconsidered, nine artists deconstruct and reanimate clothing, blankets, rugs and other fabrics into emblems of political and personal expression. Textiles are mined for their metaphors to explore aspects of identity and interconnectedness. Adrian Esparza’s “Dawn,” an azure weft spun ar...  

Kentucky Derby Parties in Cincinnati

Mint juleps, big hats, fast horses

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Dark Horse Derby Party — Grab your fascinator and head to The Transept for the Junior League of Cincinnati’s Derby party. Party features cocktails and dancing to benefit GrinUp! and RefugeeConnect, music by DJ Self Diploma, light bites and emcee Sheila Gray. Cocktail attire and fascinators encouraged. 7-11 p.m. May 6. $55 general admission; $96 includes open bar; $150 host/...  

Your Weekend To Do List

Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week, Earth Day events, Zoo Blooms, Jon Snow, Beauty and the Beast and more

{CommentsCant} · Saturday, April 23, 2016
FRIDAY 22 EATS: GREATER CINCINNATI RESTAURANT WEEK Be a culinary tourist in your own city with CityBeat’s inaugural Greater Cincinnati Restaurant Week. Do you like eating? Do you want to try some multi-course meals for cheap? Restaurants throughout the Tristate will be offering $35 three-course meals to delight the palate and impress your date. Participating eateries include...  

Go Green

Upcoming Eco Events because...Earth Day

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, April 21, 2016
APRIL 21 Zoo Blooms — The zoo transforms into an explosion of color with one of the largest tulip displays in the Midwest. Through April 30. Free with zoo admission. $18 adult; $13 child/senior. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Avondale, cincinnatizoo.org  
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Your Weekend To Do List

Monster truck rally! Soccer! Seahorses! A haggis-eating competition?

{CommentsCant} · Wednesday, April 6, 2016
CLASSICAL MUSIC: THE CUNNING LITTLE VIXEN Czech composer Leoš Janáček anticipated Hollywood by several decades when he composed an opera in 1921 based on a serialized novella that appeared as a daily comic strip in a local newspaper. The Adventures of the Vixen Sharp-Ears by Rudolf Těsnohlídek and Stanislav Lolek follows the story of a female fox who is captured by a local ...  

Opening Day Parties and Pre-Games

Get yo' pre-party on before the Reds take on the Phillies at 4:10 p.m. April 4

{CommentsCant} · Friday, April 1, 2016
Opening Day might not be an official local holiday, but we take our season opener pretty damn seriously in Cincinnati, so be prepared to wrap up work early on Monday and head downtown ASAP. The celebration begins promptly at noon on Monday with the 97th Findlay Market Opening Day Parade.
Findlay Market Opening Day Parade — The 97th Opening Day Parade celebrates t...  

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The Book of Mormon, Zoo Blooms, Northside Record Fair, the Opening Day Parade & more

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, March 31, 2016
FRIDAY ONSTAGE: THE BOOK OF MORMON Back by popular demand, the record-breaking The Book of Mormon endeavors to replicate the hit show from Broadway, where it won nine Tony Awards. This tour takes no shortcuts, with an energetic cast of 30 performing the book, music and lyrics created by South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Robert Lopez, co-creator of Avenue ...  

Two Decades of Being the Best

A guide to remembering 20 years of Cincinnati’s best — and worst — restaurants, bars, arts, culture, politics and greatest hits through CityBeat’s Best of Cincinnati issue

0 Comments · Monday, March 28, 2016
As a salute to each of our 20 years of putting this humble collection of wonderful things about Cincinnati together, we’re listing 20 of our favorite archived finds, in no particular order.  

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Braxton turns 1, the butterflies return to Krohn, a Miles Ahead early screening and more

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 25, 2016

Visit the Cincinnati Art Museum for the latest installment of after-hours party Art After Dark to celebrate the new exhibit 30 Americans. Some of the most important African-American artists have their work showcased in the provocative display, which focuses on race, gender and historical identity in contemporary culture through pain...