Arts and culture

The late artist Charley Harper’s long out-of-print 1994 collection of his silk screen prints, Beguiled by the Wild, has been updated and re-released. 

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati’s first mainstage production of this season is a newly- commissioned musical version of the classic tale, Alice in Wonderland

Playwright August Wilson’s acclaimed American Century Cycle of 10 plays began with Jitney, which is coming to the Marx Theater stage at Playhouse in the Park

Local photographer and video producer Ann Segal exhibits Under One Roof: From Bauhaus to Our House, an intimate conversation with Cincinnati photographers Anita Douthat and Cal Kowal as part of this year’s FotoFocus


A month-long celebration of photography and lens-based art is underway.  FotoFocus Biennial 2016 features more than 60 exhibits and over 100 events at participating venues throughout Cincinnati and the surrounding region. 

The next regional premiere at Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati is Brownsville Song (B Side for Tray) from playwright Kimber Lee


The final exhibit curated by Cincinnati Art Museum’s Curator of Photography Brian Sholis before his move to Toronto is the first major museum survey of the Lexington Camera Club’s artistic achievements. 

As part of FotoFocus, Cincinnati’s biennial celebration of the photographic arts, the Art Beyond Boundaries gallery will present the group show PhotoSpeak

Poetry Reading: Sherry Cook Stanforth recites Family Reunion, 1 979 from her book Drone String.

Cincinnati’s Harriet Beecher Stowe House is now hosting the exhibit Rethinking Porkopolis, examining our city’s long history with pigs and pork processing. 

The first production of Playhouse in the Park’s Thompson Shelterhouse season is the Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced by playwright Ayad Akhtar

Poetry Reading: Local poet Lynn Robbins reads “Homesick” from her book, When You Sit to Write.

A poem by Pauletta Hansel

Sep 12, 2016

Pauletta Hansel, Cincinnati's poet laureate reads her poem "Speech Lessons" from her book, Tangle.

Local musician and photographer Maurice Mattei will be exhibiting his series of photographs taken over a 30 year period in Italy. 

It's time again for the Improv Festival of Cincinnati, a series of shows featuring improv groups and celebrities taking place at Know Theatre Cincinnati