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 it’s not a trip it’s a journey

it’s not a trip it’s a journey Play

September 23 - October 9

it’s not a trip it’s a journey will be at the Know Theatre from September 23 through October 9.   Get in the car with your four Black best friends – we’re about to change our lives. June, Frankie, Rain, and Willie embarked on a cross-country journey. The journey tests their identities and strengthens their bond as they explore being Black, femme, and American. Along the way, they wonder who “quintessential Americana” is really for and who’s been left out…

Natural World

Natural World Photography Exhibit

September 30, 2022 - January 15, 2023

See Natural World at the Cincinnati Art Museum from September 30 through January 15.   The Cincinnati Art Museum presents Natural World, a photography-based exhibition and artist-designed book. The special exhibition explores and expands existing ideas of the natural order. It is on view from September 30, 2022, to January 15, 2023.   Tickets to Natural World: Natural World will be on view to the public for free. No tickets are required. General admission to the Cincinnati Art Museum is…

Guy Torry Comedy Show

October 7 - October 8

Guy Torry the comedian will be live at the Funny Bone in Liberty Township.   In the tradition of comedians who have made the transition from the stage to the screen, such as Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby, multi-talented Guy Torry has made the leap to comedic actor with great success. Guy has been seen on BET’s Comic View, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, Showtime at the Apollo and Russell Simmons: Def Comedy Jam where he made his stand up debut…

Back Home Patriot’s Celebration

Back Home Patriot’s Celebration

October 7 @ 6:30 pm

Back Home Patriot’s Celebration will be at Memorial Hall on October 7 featuring Bootsy Collins, Ouiwey Collins, and The Naked Karate Girls.   Attend the annual Back Home Patriot’s Celebration. The one-of-a-kind evening begins with a VIP Dinner and Silent auction followed by a concert.   The MC for the show will be Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bootsy Collins and his wife Patti. The duo will welcome to the stage Mr. Ouiwey Collins and his band the Funk…

Cincy R&B Experience

Cincy R&B Experience

October 7 @ 8:00 pm

See the Cincy R&B Experience at Heritage Bank Center on October 7.   Some of the most beloved R&B artists will converge on Heritage Bank Center on Friday, October 7 for the Cincy R&B Experience. Headlined by Monica, the evening will also feature sets by Tevin Campbell, Dru Hill, Tamar Braxton, 112, & Next.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46_cs4TYkM8   Tickets to the Cincy R&B Experience: Tickets to the Cincy R&B Experience start at $59. Buy Tickets About Monica: Monica Denise Arnold is…

Disneys Descendants

Disney’s Descendants Musical

October 8 - October 17

Disney's Descendants presented by the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati will be at Taft Theatre from October 8th to 17th.   It is present-day, and in the kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney’s heroes and royalty are living happily ever after. They are safe from the terrifying villains and troublesome sidekicks they have banished to the magic-free Isle of the Lost. That is until Ben offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains. He is the…

The Half-Life of Marie Curie

The Half-Life of Marie Curie Play Through Oct. 8

October 8

The Half-Life of Marie Curie will be at Falcon Theatre from September 23 to October 8.   See the regional premiere of The Half-Life of Marie Curie by Lauren Gunderson (Silent Sky, The Revolutionists.) It revels in the strength of female friendship between two fearless scientists during the heights and depths of their careers. The Half-Life of Marie Curie tells the story of Marie Curie. She won the 1911 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering radium and polonium elements. Within…

Sweat Play Through Oct. 9

October 9

See Sweat at Ensemble Theatre from September 17 through October 9.   This powerful drama, Sweat takes us to the forgotten heart of America. Old friends come together at their favorite bar as they struggle to survive a fraying economy. For decades, they’ve shared secrets and laughs on the factory floor. Now, layoffs pit them against one another as race and class inequities fan the flames. Sweat is a topical view of America's economic decline's present and moving outcome. The…

Racial Justice Breakfast

Racial Justice Breakfast – YWCA Greater Cincinnati

October 11 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Attend the YWCA Greater Cincinnati Racial Justice Breakfast at Music Hall on October 11.    YWCA Greater Cincinnati will host its 22nd annual Racial Justice Breakfast on October 11th at Music Hall. The Racial Justice Breakfast is integral to creating the social changes necessary to end systemic racism.  Attendees this year will experience meaningful dialogue about health equity and hear from keynote speaker Dorothy Roberts, an internationally recognized scholar, public intellectual, and social justice advocate. The 2022 Racial Justice Honorees are…

CSO Proof: Sun Dogs

CSO Proof: Sun Dogs

October 14 - October 16

CSO Proof: Sun Dogs will be at Music Hall October 14 through 16.   Inspired composer and filmmaker pairs create short-format films with new music. The music is performed by the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra with conductor and CSO Creative Partner, Matthias Pintscher. CSO Proof: Sun Dogs seeks to understand the natural world that can’t be touched or measured. Typically a composer responds to a director with film scoring, or a filmmaker responds to music visually. Sun Dogs explores how stories can…

the living dead

The Living Dead Play

October 14 - October 29

See The Living Dead at the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company from October 14-29.    Cincinnati Shakespeare Company ventures into “spooky season” with a world premiere of Isaiah Reaves’ The Living Dead. The new play is inspired by the cult horror classic film The Night of the Living Dead by George A. Romero and John A. Russo.   When a zombie apocalypse ravages the world, a band of strangers seeks refuge in an abandoned house. The group works together to see the…

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NightLight 513

October 14 @ 6:45 pm - 11:00 pm

Enjoy movies outside as the sun sets at Sawyer Point P&G Pavilion presented by NightLight 513.   Outdoor movie nights with food trucks and craft beer? This summer, NightLight 513 is hosting eight movie nights at Sawyer Point's P&G Pavilion. The events are for ages 21 and up and will feature several local food trucks, craft beer, wine and some pre-movie tunes from the resident NightLight DJ. Moviegoers can buy early access tickets for $14.99, which allow entry at 6:45 p.m. General admission…


Frida…A Self Portrait (the play)

October 15 - November 3

Frida...A Self Portrait the play will be at The Carnegie on October 15 through November 5.   Frida Kahlo was her own mysterious and brilliant muse. The iconic Mexican painter captured the difficulties and wonders of her life with incredible vibrancy. Now, she comes to life onstage through playwright and performer Vanessa Severo. Frida...A Self Portrait transports you to La Casa Azul, Frida’s home, where Vanessa recounts the artist’s bold life. With music and movement, she shares insights about Frida. This includes…

The 5th Dimension

The 5th Dimension

October 15 @ 8:30 pm

The 5th Dimension will be live at the Ludlow Garage on October 15th.   R&B group, The 5th Dimension will be live at Ludlow Garage in Clifton on Saturday, October 15th. You don’t want to miss this!   Tickets to The 5th Dimension: Tickets to The 5th Dimension range from $35–$60. BUY TICKETS   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKkNlwpajNk About The 5th Dimension: The 5th Dimension is an American popular vocal group, whose repertoire includes pop, R&B, soul, jazz, light opera, and Broadway. Formed…

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Walk the Moon 

October 15 @ 8:30 pm

See Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Walk the Moon at the Andrew J Brady Music Center on October 15.   The year-long celebration of the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial will culminate with a three-band concert. The concert is on Saturday, October 15 at the Andrew J Brady Music Center. Co-headliners Walk the Moon and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will be joined by special guest Lawrence for “Legacy: A Concert for Cincinnati.”   Tickets to Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue…

And Then We Had Sex

And Then We Had Sex – Comedy Show

October 19

See And Then We Had Sex at the Liberty Funny Bone on October 19.   And Then We Had Sex is possibly the fastest growing podcast in your area... even if you’re not aware! The show hosts include comedian, Kristen Sivills and writer, J-Rod Tanner. Each week, the married couple guides you into their unconventional world of sex, comedy, and uninhibited truth. Kristen has toured nationally and has performed as one of the Headliners for Wendy Williams' summer theatre tour.…

Wheel of Fortune LIVE!

Wheel of Fortune LIVE!

October 20 @ 7:30 pm

See Wheel of Fortune LIVE! at the Taft Theatre on October 20.   Wheel of Fortune LIVE!, an all-new theatrical experience, is going on tour across North America. The tour will stop in Cincinnati at Taft Theatre on October 20. The all-new live stage show, produced by Right Angle Entertainment in partnership with Sony Pictures Television and UTA, is the one-and-only way fans can experience America’s Game® in person outside of Sony Pictures Studios, and it’s right in their hometown…

Black Opry

Black Opry presented by Memorial Hall’s Reflection Series

October 20 @ 8:00 pm

Black Opry featuring Ruby Amanfu and Kyshona Armstrong will be at Memorial Hall on Thursday October 20.   Black Opry is home to Black artists and fans of country, blues, folk, and Americana music. Country music has been made by and loved by Black people since its conception. For just as long, we have been overlooked and disregarded in the genre by fans and executives. Black Opry wants to change that. We invite you to discover, support and enjoy the…


Langrée Conducts Also Sprach Zarathustra

October 21 - October 22

See Langrée Conducts Also Sprach Zarathustra at Music Hall on October 21 & 22.   The famous ascending brass passage that opens Zarathustra is just the tip of this orchestral iceberg. Prepare yourself for a wild ride of big moments that show the range of the CSO musicians' virtuosity. French pianist Hélène Grimaud—a virtuoso in her own right, reunites with Louis Langrée for Schumann’s Piano Concerto.   Tickets to Langrée Conducts Also Sprach Zarathustra Tickets to Langrée Conducts Also Sprach Zarathustra…

UnderWorld Black Arts Festival

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - October 23 @ 11:00 pm

Check out the UnderWorld Black Arts Festival!   Looking for a fun music event? Check out the UnderWorld Black Arts Festival! Event Lineup Jarobi from the legendary Hip Hop group (A Tribe Called Quest DJ Set, NYC) Vince Fraser (Artivist / Afro-Surrealism Conception Videographer, London, UK) Afro-Futuristic projections on a screen behind Jarobi’s DJ Set - London, UK P.O.C. (Rap Duo, Cincinnati) DJ Apryl Reign (Resident Queen DJ, Cincinnati) Fortune (Queen Goddess MC, Cincinnati) Breè (Rap Goddess, Cincinnati) About the…

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