Looking for things to do in Cincinnati?
Don’t miss Tony Toni Tone at the Black Family Reunion plus plenty of jazz events and day parties!
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Friday – August 16
Black Excellence Weekend featuring R&B singer Bobby V
$40 and up
Bobby V will be performing at the Blue Jean Ice Breaker.
Saturday, August 17
PAW Inc. International Summer Convention
Duke Energy Convention Center
$8 and up
Enjoy Christian fellowship and education at the 104th Pentecostal Assemblies of the World Summer Convention.
Men of Change Exhibit
$10.50 and up
Twenty-five contemporary artists were given an invitation to reflect and celebrate the significance of ground-breaking individuals through their own creative vision.
Black Family Reunion Celebration
Noon – 9 p.m.
Celebrates, unifies and supports the African-American family with a wide range of activities and entertainment. Check out the full lineup then plan your day.
Newport Ultra Lounge
4 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Celebrated August birthdays while DJ Fresh and DJ Pimpcee keep you on the dance floor.
I Call on You Sis: The Journal Launch Event
Fueled Collective Cincinnati
5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
A tribute to all Circles of Sisters who have uplifted, empowered, supported, guided, and comforted each other. The panel will speak about young women, female relationships and empowerment.
Sunday – August 18
Let’s Pour Together
Black Coffee Lounge
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Join Stephanie Asielué of Twelve15 Design Studio & discover the dope, therapeutic & addictive art of acrylic paint pouring, without using a single paintbrush.
Gospel Concert featuring Ricky Dillard & The New Generation Chorale
“There is no way” that you should miss this concert by the Billboard-charting gospel group.
Let your child’s imagination run wild with creative and fun activities around words and Shakespeare. Try on a costume, make a Shakespeare collar, play trivia games, and more.
Monday – August 19
Eviction Prevention Assistance Program
Richard Lindner YMCA
Advocates from Legal Aid and the Community Action Agency will be in attendance to assist with questions and concerns.
Tuesday – August 20
Jamming at the Park
Washington Park Porch
If you’ve ever wanted to jump on stage to show off your talent, this is your chance to play. If you just want to watch, this is your chance to see a show and laugh.
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Wednesday – August 21
Reggae Wednesdays featuring the Ras Bonghi Allstars
All it takes is “one drop” to have a good time. Enjoy a live Caribbean, African, and Reggae — Irie!
Thursday – August 22
Women’s Health Series: beYOUtiful
The Christ Hospital Joint & Spine
Have cocktails and dinner while listening to a panel of physicians discuss the health changes that women face.
Woodlawn Recreation and Community Center
Performing your favorite R&B, NeoSoul, Old School and party songs that will keep your foot tapping and hips rocking all night long.
Salsa on the Square featuring Mambo Combo with Salsannati
Live music and local instructors teaching Latin dance.
Mark your calendar!
Rebirth Brass Band Concert
Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band is a true New Orleans institution of brass with added Hip-Hop into it. Tickets are $20 – $36. Get yours today!
Gladys Knight Concert
This seven-time Grammy winner Gladys Knight has enjoyed #1 hits in Pop, Gospel, R&B and Adult Contemporary, and has triumphed in film, television and live performance. Ticket prices for this concert range from $39.50 – $75.50.
Cincinnati Pops featuring “the lady from Hamilton”, Renée Elise Goldsberry
September 13 – 15
Broadway’s original “Angelica Schuyler,” Tony and Grammy-winning star of Hamilton Renée Elise Goldsberry joins John Morris Russell and the Cincinnati Pops for the Orchestra’s for an array of Broadway hits, pop and soul classics, and original songs set to the poetry of Dr. Maya Angelou. Tickets are $25 and up.
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