by Jac Kern
124 days ago
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brand-building agency/print shop behind some of your favorite local
music/concert posters, opens its Newport studio doors to the public Friday for
it annual holiday party. ‘Housed for the Hollerdays is a perfect opportunity to
do some gift shopping for the music lovers on your list — posters run $10-$50;
framed prints start at $100. The free event also features live music from Pope
Goes the Evil (10-11 p.m.) and a holiday portrait photo booth. ‘Housed for the
Hollerdays runs 6 p.m.-midnight.
The 2014 Winter
Olympics begin in less than two months in Sochi, Russia. In anticipation for February’s
games, the United State Olympic Committee has organized the Road to Sochi tour.
The tour began in New York City last month, marking the 100-day countdown to
the games, and it stops at Fountain Square Friday. Fans can participate in
Winter Olympic simulated activities like ski jumping, curling and bobsledding
from 1-8 p.m.
African cultural organization Bi-Okoto hosts its annual Heritage Festival
Saturday. Swing by their Pleasant Ridge center to experience the traditional
music, dances, food and goods from various African countries. For more
information about Bi-Okoto and the fest, read our interview
with founders Ade and Jeaunita Olowe.
If you notice
dozens upon dozens of Santa Clauses traipsing across the city Saturday, don’t
worry — you’re not having a holiday party hangover-induced hallucination. It’s
Cincinnati Santacon time! Everyone in the holiday spirit is
invited to register online, grab a Santa suit and join in this holly jolly pub crawl. The Santa mob will
travel to various downtown bars and events until midnight, singing songs,
drinking booze and spreading holiday cheer. This year a “sleigh” (shuttle) will
be available for Santas wanting to swing through Mount Adams. To participate,
meet at Fountain Square at noon or follow Cincinnati Santacon on Facebook or
Twitter to join the group at another location.
also gets a holiday makeover Saturday. Volunteers will “Light Up OTR” with 2,000
luminarias distributed throughout Washington Park and on Elm, Race and Main
Streets from 6-9 p.m.
For more art openings,
theater shows, parties and other stuff to do this weekend, check out our To Do picks and full calendar.
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Cincinnati’s Bi-Okoto (pronounced
“Bee-O-Ko-Toe”) Cultural Institute, a nonprofit performing arts
organization that illuminates Africa’s rich traditional heritage,
recently won the African Professionals Network (APNET) award for African
culture, community and entertainment.