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Your Weekend To Do List

MusicNOW, Wild Sweet Love, Rihanna, Day of Happiness and more

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 18, 2016
FRIDAYMUSIC: MUSICNOWThough the Cincinnati natives of The National didn’t form their internationally successful Indie Rock band until they’d all moved to Brooklyn, N.Y., the band’s guitarist, Bryce Dessner, keeps strong musical ties to the Queen City in the shape of his annual MusicNOW festival, a unique, collaborative and creatively curated new music event that is now in its 1...  

Your Weekend To Do List

St. Pat's shenanigans, Cincinnati Rollergirls home opener, live theater, live music and more!

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 11, 2016
FRIDAY EVENT: THE MINI MICROCINEMA Last year, the Mini Microcinema demonstrated that many Cincinnatians crave opportunities to take film seriously as an art form and communications medium — and now it’s back for a return engagement. C. Jacqueline Wood opens the 2016 iteration of The Mini at The Carnegie in Covington, with a screening of Roger Beebe’s multiple-projector work and...  

Your Weekend To Do List

It's Bockfest! Plus the International Wine Festival, Jason Alexander, Newsies, American Idiot and SO MUCH MORE!

{CommentsCant} · Friday, March 4, 2016
FRIDAY EVENT: BOCKFEST Forget Punxsutawney Phil. There’s only one sure way to foretell the coming of spring, and that’s Bockfest, Cincinnati’s annual celebration of bock beer and the city’s brewing history. The festival returns this weekend for its 24th year, officially commencing with the Bockfest Parade. Traditionally led by the reigning Sausage Queen (plus some goats pulli...  

Your Weekend To Do List (2/26-2/28)

Oscar parties, art openings, rude puppets and Emma at Cincy Shakes

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 26, 2016
FRIDAY ONSTAGE: EMMA Pretty much all you need to do to sell theater tickets these days is attach Jane Austen’s name to a show. No zombies in Emma à la the current film adaptation Pride and Prejudice and Zombies, but Cincinnati Shakespeare is on the bandwagon with another stage adaptation by Jon Jory, the longtime leader of Actors Theatre of Louisville; his renditions...  

Your Weekend To Do List

20th Century Cincinnati, Chinese New Year, raunchy puppets and revolutionists

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 19, 2016
FRIDAY ONSTAGE: AVENUE Q Watching Sesame Street as a kid, you learned you could do anything. Well, Avenue Q, up next at Price Hill’s Incline Theatre, is the R-rated answer to that mantra, a musical coming-of-age tale that revels in the anxieties of growing up — using puppets who say and sing stuff you never heard on PBS, operated by visible puppeteers. With a lot of...  

Your Weekend To Do List (2/12-2/14)


{CommentsCant} · Thursday, February 11, 2016
FRIDAYEVENT: CINCY WINTER BEERFESTCincy Winter Beerfest is one of the top 10 craft beer festivals in the nation and one of the Queen City’s biggest beer bashes of the year — and that’s saying a lot (we have a lot of beer festivals). More than 350 craft beers from more than 100 breweries will descend on the Duke Energy Convention Center for two nights of drinking, dancing a...  

Your Weekend To Do List (2/5-2/7)

Football? MainStrasse Mardi Gras, Jewish & Israeli Film Festival, Garage Brewed Moto Show and more.

{CommentsCant} · Friday, February 5, 2016
FRIDAY EVENT: MAINSTRASSE MARDI GRAS Laissez les bons temps rouler, y’all! Break out your beads for MainStrasse’s 20th-annual Mardi Gras parade and party. Events kick off Friday with New Orleans-style drinks and dancing at MainStrasse bars. Then the Grande Parade Saturday features a raucous collection of floats, Big Heads and various wandering intoxicated people weaving through t...  

Your Weekend To Do List (1/29-1/31)

Cincinnati Entertainment Awards Sunday and some other stuff...

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 29, 2016
FRIDAY ART: ART AFTER DARK: WINTER WILDERNESS The Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark: Winter Wilderness celebrates art and nature with an after-hours party. There will be live Folk music by local band Wilder and guided tours of the exhibit Field Guide: Photographs by Jochen Lempert. Lempert is a German photographer who studied biology and presents a special view on plant...  

Your Weekend To Do List (1/22-1/24)

Snow! And other stuff.

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 22, 2016
FRIDAY EVENT: A MOVEABLE FEAST Whether you are a theatergoer, symphony lover or tech junkie, the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music’s most popular fundraiser has something for you. Enjoy cocktails and gourmet hors d’oeuvres in between lively performances that sample the best of CCM, including musical theater, dance, drama, opera, choral music, chamber musi...  

Your Weekend To Do List (1/15-1/17)

CityBeat's Best New Bands showcase at Bogart's and some other stuff

{CommentsCant} · Friday, January 15, 2016
FRIDAY ONSTAGE: KINKY BOOTS Encountering a show title that uses the word “kinky,” you might think that the so-named play could push the boundaries of taste. That’s certainly not the case with Kinky Boots, despite the images the title suggests. In fact, the touring production of this Broadway hit (winner of several Tony Awards), at the Aronoff for a two-week run, opens wi...