Want to know what’s going on in the Queen City? Check out the Cincinnati event calendar for the latest in arts, music, theater, philanthropy, and more.
Wednesday, May 1
*The Marvelous Wonderettes – Ensemble Theater (now thru June 1)
Thursday, May 2
*Light Up The Night – To benefit Women Helping Women at Elements in Sharonville. The theme is “All That Jazz.”
Friday, May 3
*Hilton Brothers – Opening exhibition at the Miller Gallery
*Fanfare for Cincinnati – Celebrate our city’s 225th birthday with the CSO and a party beforehand at Washington Park
*Area Choreographer’s Festival – Local dancers and choreographers join forces for an artistic exhibition of the region’s dance talent. Takes place at the Aronoff Center with another performance on May 4.
Saturday, May 4
*Buck’s Badass Bash – To benefit the OTR Community Housing from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to Bakersfield OTR
*Once In A Lifetime Gala – At the Convention Center with a circus themed auction and gourmet dinner
Sunday, May 5
*Flying Pig – 15th annual Cincinnati marathon
Monday, May 7
*Double Indemnity – Playhouse in the Park (thru May 18)
Thursday, May 9
*Wild About Wine – Cincinnati Zoo
*Go Red Luncheon – To benefit the American Heart Assoc. at the Convention Center
*Son of Heaven – Special opening night reception with new works of art by Andrew VanSickle at Bromwell’s from 7-10 p.m. downtown
*Red Shoe Crew – The kick off party to support Ronald McDonald House will be held at Igby’s from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday, May 10
*May Festival – Opening night at Corbett Tower in Music Hall will unmask a whole new concept for May Festivality! Cocktail reception, followed by dinner and the performance. Black tie optional and masks are encouraged.
*Cocktails + Murder: A Night of Noir – A special party at the Playhouse in the Park for Enjoy the Arts members to enjoy a pre-performance reception and then sit down for Double Indemnity
*4EG Square on Fountain Square – Get a feel for all 10 of 4EG’s bars on Fountain Square with music by the DAAP Girls, Archer’s Paradox, and DJ Identity
Thursday, May 16
*Cabaret in the garden – A fundraiser to benefit the Taft Museum
Friday, May 17
ICTP Tennis Charity – Fundraising event at Kenwood Country Club
Saturday, May 18
*Exhibitionism 3 – The “off-limits” Aronoff underground is transformed into a sea of neon lights, beautiful dancers, platforms, and scenery by Joe Rigotti of Accent on Cincinnati
*Celestial Ball – To benefit Cincinnati Children’s Hospital at the Convention Center
*Double Vision – Fourth annual art auction and gala at the Carnegie in Covington
*The City Flea – Kick off the 2013 City Flea season at Washington Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
*Northside Music Festival – Sixth annual festival with 10 musical acts at Northside Tavern and goes from 7 p.m. ’til 2 a.m.
Saturday, May 25
*35th Annual Taste of Cincinnati – Food, drinks, entertainment all weekend long over Memorial Day located in and around Fountain Square, the heart of downtown
Friday, May 31
*Zoo La La – Cincinnati Zoo
*SUSPENSE photography by Tyler Shields – One of the hottest photographers on the planet returns to Cincinnati for another show with proceeds to benefit the Flashes of HOPE foundation. The pop up party is from 9 to midnight at the Heinke Building in OTR.
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