by Jac Kern
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Whether you have a
great relationship with your boss or you’re dealing with your own personal
Michael Scott, we’ve all had a laugh or two at the expense of our employers.
And while I’m still perfecting my bit on Danny Cross, there’s group of former
senate staffers who turned office jokes into a touring comedy show.
The Capitol Steps is
a political satire troupe with a cast of 30 members, many of whom have worked
on Capitol Hill at some point. It began as a small skit at a Christmas party,
but was so well-received that staffers rounded up others and took the show on
the road. The Capitol Steps have been at it for more than 30 years, and they’re
bringing the show to town for one night only at Mayerson JCC. Reserved seats
are sold out, but a limited amount of tickets will be sold at the door for $30
($25 for J Members). The show begins at 7 p.m. so show up early if you’re
looking for tickets. Check out our interview with two "Steps," original member Elaina Newport
and Cincy native Bari
Caracole provides safe, affordable
housing and support services for Southwest Ohioans living with HIV and AIDS.
The organization’s offices recently moved to Northside (4138 Hamilton Ave.) and
tonight the crew hosts an open house celebration. Learn more about their services and check
out the new digs while enjoying music, snacks, artwork and a photo booth from
4-9 p.m. Caracole is looking to stock up its donation pantry, so bring
any toiletries and cleaning supplies you can contribute.
Ballet and ArtsWave present “Cocktails and Conversations,” as part of their
Friends for the Arts program. Celebrate remarkable women in business and the
arts at Cincinnati Ballet’s theater tonight at 7 p.m. Before the Kaplan New
Works Series show is a cocktail reception where guests can mingle with
influential women from the aforementioned organizations as well as area
philanthropists and entrepreneurs. Afterwards, enjoy new dance performances all
choreographed by women. Buy tickets here.
Film Festival continues tonight at Esquire Theatre with Man from Orlando, Party
Crashers, Shining Night: A Portrait
of Morten Lauridsen and Street Paper.
The fest closes tomorrow.For more events, including concerts, art shows, theater performances and more, check out our full calendar.
0 Comments · Wednesday, September 12, 2012
The Capitol Steps are on their way to
Cincinnati, and they’ll stop at nothing to get audience members laughing
as this grueling election year surges forward. The Steps are a group of Capitol Hill
staffers turned political satirists, and no party is safe from ridicule
when these performers take the stage.