CityBeat - CityBeat Recommends http://www.citybeat.com/cincinnati/articles.sec-186-1-citybeat_recommends.html <![CDATA[Events: Macy's Kids, Cultures, Critters & Crafts Festival - ]]>

The Cincinnati Zoo will be abuzz with music, dance and puppets during Macy’s Kids, Cultures, Critters & Crafts Festival. 

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<![CDATA[Art: CAC TV - ]]>

As part of the CAC’s 75th anniversary season, museum administrators have been looking for new and unexpected ways to engage with the public.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Ryan Singer - ]]>

Dayton native Ryan Singer, who started his comedy career in Cincinnati, returns to Southwest Ohio this week as part of a three-month tour.

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<![CDATA[Music: Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites - ]]>

Playing a retro brand of R&B dubbed Northern Soul, which developed around the Mod scene of late ’60s Northern England, Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites fittingly hail from Northern Ohio (Akron to be exact) and have been developing a following in Cincinnati with frequent shows.

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<![CDATA[Event: St. Cecilia Festival - ]]>

If you haven’t been to a Cincinnati Catholic parish festival this summer, you’re running out of time. But you can plan for St. Cecilia’s festival this weekend.

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<![CDATA[Literary: Steven J. Rolfes and Douglas R. Weise - ]]> Downtown’s Booksellers on Fountain Square is celebrating this week’s publishing of the new Cincinnati Art Deco book, part of Arcadia Publishing’s Images of America series.

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<![CDATA[Event: Cincinnati T-Shirt Market - ]]>

Fountain Square shows off its hometown pride with a “T-shirt mini-market” offering a variety of Cincinnati-themed shirts.

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<![CDATA[Event: Suicide is a Drag - ]]> The Cincinnati chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and the Gay and Lesbian Center of Greater Cincinnati are shedding light on America’s youth suicide rates — particularly among members of the LGTBQ community.]]> <![CDATA[Event: Schutzenfest - ]]>

All weekend, the Kolping Society of Cincinnati will host Schützenfest, a traditional German festival dating back to medieval times.  

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<![CDATA[Event: MainStrasse Village Classic Car Show - ]]>

Antique car enthusiasts will want to be in Covington, Ky., this weekend for MainStrasse Village’s annual classic car show on Sunday. 

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<![CDATA[Event: Burlington Antique Show - ]]>

More than 200 vendors spread across Boone County Fairgrounds during this once-a-month treasure trove of a shopping situation, now in its 33rd year.

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<![CDATA[Music: Zvuloon Dub System - ]]>

The summer-long “Reggae Wednesdays” concerts on Fountain Square get multi-cultural in a big way this week as Israel’s Tel Aviv-based ensemble Zvuloon Dub System comes to town.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Riot in Northside IV - ]]>

Northside’s gathering of the funniest people in Cincinnati is back again — this time with burritos. Catch Riot, Northside’s quarterly comedy event at the Comet on Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Comedy: Geoff Tate - ]]>

Local comedian Geoff Tate has relocated to Los Angeles because his star has been steadily rising since an appearance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2012. 

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<![CDATA[Film: <i>Breadcrumb Trail</i> - ]]>

Breadcrumb Trail, a new documentary by Lance Bangs about influential Louisville Alt Rock band Slint, screens Thursday at downtown’s Contemporary Arts Center, followed by a discussion with two band members.  

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<![CDATA[Sports: National Volleyball League Pro Beach Volleyball Tournament - ]]>

The National Volleyball League brings its pro beach volleyball tournament to the Midwest for three days of competition. 

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<![CDATA[Art: Manifest Gallery Artists-in-Residence and <i>Master Pieces 8</i> Exhibition Openings - ]]>

Few local galleries do as much to cultivate the future careers of emerging artists or cast as wide of a net in their reach for those with talent as Manifest Gallery in East Walnut Hills.

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<![CDATA[Event: JulyFest - ]]>

Head east to St. Thomas More parish in Withamsville, Ohio for their annual JulyFest. This year, the focus of the church festival is on live music.

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<![CDATA[Onstage: <i>The Addams Family</i> - ]]>

There’s a new opportunity for young performers happening this summer — Commonwealth Artists Summer Theatre (C.A.S.T.). 

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<![CDATA[Event: Queen City Sausage Festival - ]]>

Blending Cincinnati’s love for German brats and local beer, the Queen City Sausage Festival takes over Newport on the Levee for a weekend boasting more than 27 delicious ways to gorge on local craft sausage.

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