Monday, Jan. 23
MUSEUM: Ceramics in a Garden, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Experience ceramic sculpture designed for outdoor display by three regional artists. cincinnati-oh.gov.
Tuesday, Jan. 24
ART: Joshua Penrose: Shadow Works, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Artist works across variety of media informed by the digital domain of sound, video, light and digital automation. Runs Jan. 20-March 5. Free. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART: Emil Robinson: Evidence, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Artist seeks spiritual intensity using light, color and form in his work to uncover a nobility in objects that reside in his personal environment. Runs Jan. 20-March 5. Free. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART: Katherine Colborn: Sheltering in Smoke, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. In an effort to counter feelings of distance, upheaval and anxiety, artist employs painting as a means of quiet resistance. Runs Jan. 20-March 5. Free. cincinnatiarts.org.
COMEDY: Medium Cindy Kaza, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. liberty.funnybone.com.
COMEDY: Simply Comedy, 9 p.m., Symposium, 2835 Woodburn Ave., East Walnut Hills. Weekly showcase of local comics and out-of-town drop-ins hosted by River Monster Stand Up. Free. eventbrite.com.
MUSEUM: Beyond Bollywood, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs Nov. 11-Feb. 5. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
MUSIC: Bonny Doon, Bnny, Mol Sullivan, 9 p.m., Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside. $15. cincyticket.com.
MUSIC: The Arcadian Wild, 7 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Revival Room, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. With Sam Hibbard & Elijah Bedel. $18, $15 advance. southgatehouse.com.
MUSIC: Music Live at Lunch: Michael Delfin, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Free.
Wednesday, Jan. 25
HEALTH: Opera & Wellness: Mind, Body, Aligned, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Music Hall, Cincinnati Opera Garret, 1243 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Voice professor and fitness instructor Shannon Cochran guides class on journey of mindfulness inspired by opera. $10. cincinnatiopera.org.
MUSEUMS: Free As They Want To Be: Artists Committed to Memory, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, 50 E. Freedom Way, Downtown. Runs Sept. 30-March 5. Included with admission. $15, $10.50 ages 3-12. freedomcenter.org.
MUSIC: CSO Proof: The Right to be Forgotten, 8 p.m., Music Hall Ballroom, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. In a new song cycle, Gabriel Kahane examines our cultural and economic obsessions with convenience and efficiency, and the debts that accrue as a result: debts to labor, the planet, privacy and increasingly, to our free will. $24.15. cincinnatisymphony.org.
SPORTS: Cyclones vs Growlers, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. $2 Beer Night. cycloneshockey.com.
Thursday, Jan. 26
COMEDY: Louis Katz, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. Runs Jan. 26-29. gobananascomedy.com.
MUSIC: Goldings Bernstein Stewart Organ Trio, 7 and 9 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. $30. jazzvivace.org.
THEATER: Boeing Boeing, Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., West Price Hill. Runs Jan. 26-Feb. 19. 513-241-6550. $31, $28 students. cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
THEATER: True Theatre: trueFRIEND, Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Evening of true, personal storytelling. memorialhallotr.com.
Friday, Jan. 27
ART OPENING: Mirror, Table, Window, Bed, Stairs, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Five separate exhibitions. Runs Jan. 27-Feb. 24. Free. manifestgallery.org.
ART OPENING: Final Friday with Music, 4-7 p.m., MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. Featuring Nikita Gross. Motrpub.com.
ART: Final Friday, 5-9 p.m., Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St. Comprised of four buildings and over 250 artist studios, PAC opens doors to general public to view and purchase art directly from artists. Free. Valet available $10. Artist of the month: Paula Wiggins, studio 700. Women Helping Women fundraiser this month. 513-421-4339; pendletonartcenter.com.
CHARITY: Hometown Heroes Gala, 7-11 p.m., Receptions Event Center, 1379 Donaldson Highway, Erlanger. Includes dinner, dancing, bourbon tasting, open bar, raffles and more. Hosted by Fraternal Order of Police Associates Lodge No. 33. Benefits Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. $50. eventbrite.com.
COMEDY: Steve Byrne, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs Jan. 27-28. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSIC: Glen Phillips, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $25-$40. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Neko Case, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $37-$67. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Bret Michaels, 8 p.m., Hard Rock Casino Ballroom, 1000 Broadway, Downtown. $49-$124. hardrockcasinocincinnati.com.
MUSIC: The Mortals, 10 p.m., MOTR Pub, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. With Veronica Grim, Doomed City Villains. Free. motrpub.com.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Spectacular: 1812 Overture, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Saturday’s performance will be livestreamed. cincinnatisymphony.org.
SPORTS: Cyclones vs Growlers, Friday-Saturday, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Marvel Super Hero Weekend. cycloneshockey.com.
THEATER: Dickless, Know Theatre, 1120 Jackson St., Over-the-Rhine. Dive into the seedy underbelly of rural England in this play by Aisha Josiah. Runs Jan. 27-Feb 12. knowtheatre.com.
THEATER: The Rewards of Being Frank, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 1195 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. This world premiere, produced in partnership with New York Classical Theatre, is a sequel to Oscar Wilde’s much-loved comic masterpiece and stars Sirius XM personality and YouTube sensation Christine Pedi. The production moves from Cincinnati to Off-Broadway next. Runs Jan. 27-Feb. 18. cincyshakes.com.
THEATER: The Lifespan of a Fact, Falcon Theatre, 636 Monmouth St., Newport. When a magazine intern is assigned to fact-check a piece by a renowned writer, battle lines are quickly drawn. Runs Jan. 27-Feb. 11. $28, $15 students with valid ID. Falcontheater.net.
Saturday, Jan. 28
COMEDY: Helltown Comedy Showcase: Zako Ryan, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. $10. bombsawaycomedy.com.
DANCE: Shen Yun: China Before Communism, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Runs Jan. 28-29. $84.25-$184.25. cincinnatiarts.org.
FAMILY: The Nikola Tesla Story, noon and 2 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Part of The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati On Tour. Travel back in time to the late 1800s and enter the dazzling mind of Nikola Tesla, a brilliant young engineer who makes a scientific discovery that could change the world. Free, but reservations required. Memorialhallotr.com.
FAMILY: Rabbie Burns Supper, 6-10 p.m., RSVP Event Center, 453 Wards Corner Road, Loveland. Caledonian Society of Cincinnati celebrates the life and works of Scotland’s beloved poet. Buffet dinner, highland and country dancing, games and more. $50, $25 ages 12-under.
FESTIVAL: Jewish and Israeli Film Festival: “One More Story,” 7:30 p.m., 20th Century Theater, Oakley. Opening reception and film. $160 festival pass, $36 this event only. Mayersonjcc.org.
MUSIC: The Tillers, 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. With The Montvales. $25, $20 advance. southgatehouse.com.
MUSIC: Morgen & Alan and the Achy Breaky Hearts, MegaCorp Pavilion, 101 W. Fourth St., Newport. With DJ Tater, Hoopty. $15-$30. promowestlive.com.
MUSIC: Dizgo & Litz, 8 p.m., Madison Live, 734 Madison Ave., Covington. With Mind at Large. madisontheater.com.
MUSIC: The 5th Dimension, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $35-$60. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
OUTDOORS: Backyard DIY Maple 101, 1-3 p.m., Caldwell Nature Preserve, 430 W. North Bend Road, Carthage. Learn to make your own maple syrup this winter. Free, but reservations needed by Jan. 25. Explorenature.regfox.com/backyardmaple.
RECREATION: Late Night Date Night, 10 p.m., Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Mount Lookout. Enjoy romantic night under the stars, use telescopes, see behind the scenes of the observatory. Adults only. $30. Eventbrite.com.
RECREATION: Pride Night Skate, 6-8 p.m., Fountain Square Ice Rink, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Cincinnati Pride receives $4 from every paid admission during this time. Myfountainsquare.com.
RECREATION: Dome Floyd, 8 p.m., Haile Digital Planetarium, Northern Kentucky University, 1 Nunn Drive, Highland Heights. Laser show celebrates 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.” Recommended for audiences over 9th grade. $10. nku.edu.
SHOPPING: Swap Meet & Gear Sale, 10 a.m.-noon, MadTree Brewing, 3301 Madison Road, Oakley. Join Adventure Crew for a swap meet for boats, paddling gear and other outdoor gear. Free. Details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
THEATER: Singin’ in the Rain, The Carnegie, 1028 Scott St., Covington. Runs Jan. 28-Feb. 12. 859-957-1940; thecarnegie.com.
Sunday, Jan. 29
EXPO: Receptions Bridal Show, noon-2 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m., Receptions Fairfield, 5975 Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Meet wedding vendors, cake designers, DJs, photographers, flower vendors and more. $10. Eventbrite.com.
SPOKEN WORD: International Holocaust Remembrance Day, 12:30 p.m., Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, Union Terminal, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Special conversation with Holocaust survivor Zahava Rendler. In-person and virtual options are both free, but registration required. Holocaustandhumanity.org.
CHARITY: Aeqai Fundraiser, Feb. 2, The Annex Gallery, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Silent auction of art. Free admission. aeqai.org.
CHARITY: Mardi Gras for Homeless Children, Feb. 21, Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 RiverCenter Blvd., Covington. Benefits Welcome House of Northern Kentucky, Brighton Center and Bethany House. $120 VIP, $100 general. nkramardigras.com.
FOOD: Mardi Gras Take-Out, Feb. 21, Baker Hunt Art and Cultural Center, 620 Greenup St., Covington. Dinner for 2 includes 2.5 lb. of crawfish boiled with potatoes, corn, onions and Cajun sausage, as well as sides and dessert. Order by Feb. 19; pick-up between 4-6:30 p.m. on Feb. 21. bakerhunt.org.
GALA: Red and Black Blast, Feb. 23, Tangeman University Center, Great Hall, University of Cincinnati, Clifton. Hosted by UC’s Advancement & Transition Services. $100. Information: 312-961-1030.
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