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Events: Christmas, Cincinnati Style

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 21, 2010
Watch as your cabin fever rapidly reduces to post-Christmas cheer when you throw on your fanciest pair of snowshoes and head to the finest festivities that downtown Cincinnati has to offer. If the Cincinnati Ballet's production of 'The Nutcracker' doesn't tire you out, chug into the Duke Energy Center for its 65th season of holiday train displays. Now that you feel the need for speed, stop by Fountain Square for a few laps around the US Bank Ice Rink.  

Onstage: Holiday Hoopla at Shadowbox Cabaret

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Get ready to feel the burn in your cheek muscles this Yuletide with an array of hilarity at Shadowbox's 'Holiday Hoopla.' If you are looking for sugar plums dancing in your head and a land of gumdrops, you've got another thing coming. Get schooled in the art of caroling from the "Campfire Boys," learn a thing of two about reindeer games in "Gone Huntin'" and get the real scoop on the Nativity story in "The Firstest Christmas." And prepare to be wooed by The Santa Babies and house band BillWho?.  

Events: Sparkle Holiday Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Eat, drink, shimmer and be merry as the Women's Professional Network of Greater Cincinnati wines and dines the general public this Friday at the Sparkle Holiday Party. Come sporting your most glistening garments for a chance to win an array of spectacular door prizes, including holiday gifts, candles, decorations and other sparkling things like jewelry. Pamper yourself at the gourmet spreads with hummus, Essencha teas, cinnamon coffee cake and more as you mingle and network your way around the abundance of local artists and the gifts that they have in store for you.  

Events Gay BINGO: Ugly Sweater Christmas Sweater Party

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 30, 2010
Step into the closet and work what this season has given you — the ugly Christmas sweater. Drag out that hideous sweater and run it through the wash, because that little number is your key to winning a special prize during Gay BINGO this Sunday. This isn't your Grandma's BINGO. You and that sweater of yours are in for a night of unpredictable fun, song and dance, fabulous prizes, even more fabulous costumes and, of course, a totally unconventional BINGO game.  

Events: Pop-Up Shop in OTR

0 Comments · Monday, November 22, 2010
Support your local economy, buy green and get all your holiday shopping done by checking out Cincinnati's first Pop-Up Shop (1213 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine). Pop-up shops have become all the rage around the country as brief tenants of unused retail space. Surround yourself with local products and gifts like ties and pocket squares from Artfully Disheveled. Satisfy your sweet tooth with fair trade chocolate from Chocolats Latour.  

Events: Balluminaria

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Warm up by the fire this Saturday as over a dozen hot air balloons set Eden Park ablaze at this year's Balluminaria Festival! Gather around Mirror Lake and watch the glow from the balloons reflection ignite the water as carolers and other musical entertainment bring the holiday season to your ears. Santa Claus will even be there to take in the sights and pass out candy canes. If you are feeling inspired, take a gander at the model sail boat demonstration.  

Events: SugioCon 2010

0 Comments · Tuesday, November 2, 2010
In the words of Paris Hilton, "Konichiwa, Bitches!" This weekend the Drawbridge Inn and Convention Center is inviting all Shoujos and Shounens to three days of pure cosplay at this year's SugioCon. Cincinnati's premier anime convention is packed with even more activities and events than last year, including workshops, panel discussions, karaoke, air guitar and a formal ball.  

Events: Grammer's Halloween Fun House

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 26, 2010
Grammer's Halloween Fun House has everything the child inside of you still yearns to partake in during this time of the year. Whether it's your first stop, second stop or the only stop on your agenda for Friday evening, it's the one you're not going to want to miss. Get your crazy antics caught on camera as you spring yourself up, down and all around the bouncy castle photo booth.  

Events: Cincinnati Chocolate Festival

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 19, 2010
Willy Wonka doesn't have anything on this weekend's sweetest event, the Cincinnati Chocolate Festival. Bring your little ones and your Grandpa Joes to Sunday’s community-wide festival designed for finger-lickers of all ages. Feel your taste buds smile as they experience the delights of over 24 chocolate vendors including SugarPlums Cupcakery and Queen City Cookies. Let the rest of your senses get a well-deserved workout during celebrity chef demonstrations, children's activities and more than your fair share of contests and raffles.  

Events: Baring It for Breast Cancer

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Got boobs? Then get ready to shake what your mama gave ya, because Cin City Burlesque has organized a weekend dedicated to supporting the ta-tas ... literally. Get a free chance to expose your pride by attending the Baring It for Breast Cancer Bra Auction at 7 p.m. Friday. Feast your eyes on ornamented bras created by local and national celebs, organizations and businesses. The fun continues Saturday with Cin City Burlesque's women's-only workshop.