The Carnegie

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.

  The Carnegie in Covington is the largest and only multidisciplinary arts venue in Northern Kentucky, with The Carnegie Galleries, the Eva G. Farris Education Center and the Otto M. Budig Theatre housed together in a beautiful and historic building.

The Carnegie in Covington is hosting a retrospective of works created over the past 40 years for the Clay Street Press. Mark Patsfall tells Jane Durrell about that original portfolio idea and how it has sustained since 1984.

Singer-songwriter Krista Detor is bringing her A Traveler in Winter holiday show at The Carnegie in Covington on December 12. She previews that show and talks about her most recent CD, Flat Earth Diary, with Lee Hay.