0 Comments · Tuesday, March 1, 2016
He’s back, baby! Before taking on the iconic role of Seinfeld’s George
Costanza, Jason Alexander was taking Broadway by storm, receiving the
Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical for his 1989 performance
in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway.
0 Comments · Wednesday, December 9, 2015
John Morris Russell — aka Mr. Christmas — conducts the Cincinnati Pops
in their annual holiday concert at Music Hall.
0 Comments · Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Calling all filthy animals: Head to Music Hall Saturday for a live orchestral screening of holiday classic Home Alone.
0 Comments · Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Broadway songstress and vocal diva Megan Hilty (you may know her from her turn as Glinda in Wicked or from the TV-series Smash)
takes the stage to perform Tristate sweetheart Rosemary Clooney’s
0 Comments · Wednesday, October 28, 2015
The Cincinnati Pops hosts a family-friendly,
0 Comments · Wednesday, July 22, 2015
It seems today that all you see are
sex-crazed talking teddy bears in movies and lewd cartoons on TV. But
where are those good, old-fashioned crooners on which we used to rely?
Luckily, there’s Seth MacFarlane.
Aoife O’Donovan has plenty of fire and more than enough irons for this summer and beyond
0 Comments · Wednesday, July 1, 2015
On paper, Aoife O’Donovan is the busiest
woman in the music business.
by Jac Kern
Popular audio-visual performance to take over Washington Park Aug. 5-9
LumenoCity, the popular outdoor 3D light and music show, will return to Washington Park with five performances Aug. 5-9. The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra will again provide the live music to accompany 3D projection lighting by Brave Berlin that makes the facade of Music Hall appear to come to life.Performances include a dress rehearsal on Aug. 5 followed by four shows Aug. 6-9. All performances will begin at 8:30 p.m. with the Cincinnati Pops and the audio/visual show with the CSO will begin at 9:40 p.m. each night.In addition to more performances, changes this year include an admission fee. Tickets cost $15-$20 and attendees must register in advance for a chance to reserve them. Ticket registration is open now through May 16 at 10 p.m. at lumenocity2015.com (limit one entry per person). A select number of registrants will be chosen at random on May 29, and those people will have the opportunity to buy up to four tickets (limit one selected registrant per household). Once selected individuals receive their ticket codes, they can then select particular performance dates on a first-come, first served basis. Codes should be redeemed as early as possible, starting June 1. Overall capacity has been reduced to 6,000 per night (a total of 30,000 across the four performances and dress rehearsal) to limit overcrowding.The CSO is making 10 percent of the tickets available free of charge to locals through human service organizations. Other viewing opportunities include a free webcast Aug. 7-8, a live radio broadcast Aug. 7 on WGUC and a live television broadcast Aug. 8 on CET and WCPO.
Friday-Sunday • Music Hall
0 Comments · Wednesday, January 21, 2015
What could be better than a night with
the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra doing Stephen Foster classics?
by Jac Kern
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Ei8ht Ball Brewing hosts a
party this Saturday that echoes most folks’ sentiments after the past few
months. The brewery’s “F#$K Winter” bash features the tapping of Ei8ht Ball’s
new double IPA, Preach, the grand opening of its patio, live music from Honey
& Houston and a pig roast with all the fixins. Give Old Man Winter the
proverbial finger by celebrating in true spring fashion — it looks like this
monsoon will end today. Ei8ht Ball’s “F#$k Winter” party runs 4-8 p.m.
Saturday. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased in advance here.
If you’re looking for a fun
way to introduce the kids to classical music and our local orchestras (or if
you’re just an adult with an unabashed loved for children’s movies — no
judgment), The Cincinnati Pops’ Pixar in Concert
is definitely worth checking out. The Pops will be playing tunes from more than
a dozen of your animated favorites including the Toy Story trilogy, Finding
Nemo and more. Concerts run all weekend, Friday-Sunday at Music Hall;
tickets start at $12.
Cincinnati gets a little
spring break flavor this weekend with Foam N’ Glow. You know those sketchy
Panama bar parties where they flood the joint with suds and everyone goes wild,
unaware of what bodily fluids they may or may not be exposed to? It’s just like
that, only at Bogart’s. Expect DJs, light shows, foam shooters and way too many
neon tank tops packed into Bogart’s beginning at 9 p.m. Friday. Get tickets
returns to the Tristate this weekend with a lineup of badass monstertruckers to
entertain audiences with tricks and racing. U.S. Bank Arena gets down and dirty
as it transforms into race track and obstacle course for Monster Jam
Innovative chamber music ensemble
concert:nova always presents fun, interdisciplinary concerts in atypical
venues. This Saturday and Sunday, the group flips the traditional classical
music gala on its head with RE:BEL — a performance and party at Rhinegeist
Brewery. Lots of live music accompanies art installations and guests have the
option of enjoying a three-course dinner. Go here
for tickets and more details.
The 22nd Victory of Light Expo
takes over Sharonville Convention Center this weekend for two days of
workshops, lectures, art and music for the mind, body and spirit. Meet and
mingle with psychics, healers, paranormal investigators, astrologists and other
presenters with spiritual flair. The expo is also a great shopping spot for
books, crystals and materials on Tarot, Reiki, aromatherapy and more. Tickets
are $14 per day, $20 for a weekend pass.
Be sure to read our Best of
Cincinnati issue for reader and staff picks on the city’s best restaurants,
businesses, events and more.
For more art openings, theater shows, parties and other stuff to do
this weekend, check out our To Do picks and