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The tradition continues – 40+ local business leaders will take to the stage at The Carnegie in Covington for the 9th Annual Suits That Rock fundraising concerts.

10 Years Of "The Art Of Food" At The Carnegie

Feb 19, 2016

The Art of Food has become The Carnegie’s signature fundraising event and will celebrate its 10th anniversary this year.

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  The Wizard of Oz” is coming to Covington. The movie premiered more than 75 years ago, and the story still delights today. Later this month, The Carnegie is presenting a lightly-staged production based on the classic MGM film. This will be the first production at The Carnegie to combine the work of the gallery, education and theatre departments.

The Carnegie in Covington has a full winter calendar of art exhibits and theater presentations, so to preview all that’s happening, Jim Stump welcomes Exhibitions Director Matt Distel and Theatre Director Maggie Perrino.

Though its greatest claim to fame is the midnight showings of the movie version, The Rocky Horror Show started as a stage play, and Showbiz Players is bringing its version of it to The Carnegie in Covington.

Comedian-actress Rain Pryor headlines a comedy show before a screening of her autobiographical “That Daughter’s Crazy” film Thursday at the Carnegie in Covington.

The daughter of the late Richard Pryor also will talk about the film and answer questions from the audience with producer Daryl Sledge after the screening.

Before the film at 7:30 p.m., Cincinnati area comics will perform, says Kat Steele, director of the Cincinnati Film Festival, which organized the event. Scheduled to perform are Ally Bruener, Kelly Collette, Teri Foltz, Kristen Lundberg and Ky Platt.

Suits That Rock will return to The Carnegie’s Otto M. Budig Theatre stage for the 8th annual Suits That Rock concert on June 20 and 27. The event features forty local business and community leaders with a passion for music who gather each year to drop their briefcases and pick up their microphones and benefit youth education at The Carnegie.

Matt Distel, the exhibitions director at The Carnegie in Covington, joins Jane Durrell with a preview of the second year of their Community Supported Art program which raises funds for the organization while providing supporters with original artworks by local artists.

Maggie Perrino is the new theatre director at The Carnegie in Covington and she’s in the studio with Jim Stump to talk about her new role, her plans for the coming season, and their upcoming production of Steve Martin’s The Underpants.

Coming February 20 is the ninth installment of The Carnegie’s very popular exhibit and event, The Art of Food. Matt Distel, exhibitions director for The Carnegie joins David Delegator to talk about this year’s theme, the food and the performances happening on opening night, and the art that will be on display.

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