Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Jan. 24-30 – The Cincinnati Enquirer

Posted By on January 24, 2022

Here's a look at what's happening this week in Cincinnati. Due to the surge in new COVID-19 cases and uncertainties surrounding events during the pandemic, be sure to double-check with venues before heading out.

MUSIC: Danish String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $

RECREATION: Skiing, Snow Boarding and Snow Tubing, noon-9:30 p.m. daily, Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg. 22 trails, two terrain parks, large beginner area, and one of the largest tubing areas in the country. Lessons, equipment rental, concessions and ski lodge. 812-537-3754;

MUSIC: Jazz at the Memo: The Keigo Hirakawa Quartet, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Series features some of the finest of Cincinnati's thriving jazz scene. $8, $6 students.

MUSIC: Music Live at Lunch: The Faux Frenchmen, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Free. 513-621-1817;

THEATER: Banachek's Mind Games Live in Cincinnati, 8:30 p.m., Ghost Baby, 1314 Republic St., Over-the-Rhine. One-night-only performance from world-class performer who shares telekinetic powers and magic with audience. $75.

VIRTUAL: Union Terminal, 2 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about the history of this iconic Cincinnati building. Register:

COMEDY: Hannah Berner, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Ages 21-up.

LECTURE: Holocaust Survivor Eva Schloss, 11 a.m. via Zoom. On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, survivor Eva Schloss, step-sister to Anne Frank, shares her powerful story live. Free. Register:

MUSIC: Albert Lee Band with the Cryers, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. $30.

SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Wheeling Nailers, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown.

COMEDY: Sean Donnelly, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday,Go Bananas, 8410 MarketPlace Lane, Montgomery. Ages 18-up; ages 21-up Saturday. $10-$15. 513-873-7233;

DANCE: Dancing With the Stars: Live!, Taft Theatre.

MUSIC: Umphrey's McGee, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation.

MUSIC Tim Reynolds & TR3, Ludlow Garage.

THEATER: Beehive, The Musical, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday,Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., West Price Hill. Runs Jan. 27-Feb. 20. Audio-described performance for the visually impaired on Jan. 29. $31, $28 seniors and students.

ART: Summerfair Select, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Celebrates one of the most coveted and enduring arts grants in the region, this exhibition features12 artists who received Summerfair Aid to Individual Artists Awards from 2016-2018. Runs Jan. 28-March 13.

ART: Final Friday, 5-9 p.m., Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Over 250 artists throughout four buildingsopen their studioson the final Friday of the month for the public to view and purchase art directly from the artists. Artist of the month: Michael Colbert, studio 509B. Free admission, valet parking available for $10 at the door. 513-421-4339;

MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 7:30p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Program: Pintscher premiere and Rachmaninoff.

MUSIC: Alice Cooper, Andrew J. Brady Music Center.

FAMILY: Mister C: Full Steam Ahead Live! Air is Everywhere, 7 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center,411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. $17, $12 ages 12-under.

FESTIVAL: Meltdown Winter Ice Festival, Friday-Sunday, Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 N. Sixth St.,Richmond, Ind. Watch ice carvers wielding chainsaws, handsaws, chisels and blow torches create stunning ice sculptures before your very eyes. Family fun includes games made from ice, a giant ice throne for photo ops, and scavenger hunt. Hot chocolate, food trucks and more. Meltdown Throwdown happens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday followed by fireworks. 800-828-8414;

SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones: Marvel Super Hero Weekend, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Cyclones play Wheeling Nailers on Friday and Indy Fuel Saturday.

ART OPENING: The Teachers' Lounge, 6-8 p.m., Kennedy Heights Art Center, 6546 Montgomery Road. Works by the center's art instructors past and present. Masks required inside building regardless of vaccination status. Free.

CHARITY: Greater Cincinnati Polar Plunge, The Banks, Downtown. Raise at least $75 to take a chilly winter dip for Special Olympics. Prizes for best individual and group costumes.

COMEDY: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless, 7 p.m., Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown.

FAMILY: Maple Syrup Making and Guided Sap Collecting Hike, 10 and 11 a.m., 1, 2 and 3 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford. Guided interactive maple hike. $10, $6 children.

FESTIVALS: Garage Brewed Moto Show, noon-midnight, Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. See what's brewing in Midwestern garages at this invitational motorcycle show. Free.

FESTIVALS: Jewish & Israeli Film Festival, via Eventive. Virtual film festival runs through March 5. Opening film."Persian Lessons," screening Jan. 29-31. Special discussion with film director Vadim Perelman at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31.

MUSIC: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: Parting Opus, 7:30 p.m., Greaves Concert Hall, Northern Kentucky University, Nunn Blvd., Highland Heights. The KSO returns to the venue of its very first concert in 1992 for Gustav Mahler's final complete composition: Symphony No 9. Enjoy the concert live in-person, or via livestreaming from your home. $35.

MUSIC: Big Mountain, Ludlow Garage. With Mighty Mystic.

MUSIC: 38Special, Hard Rock Casino Ballroom.

RECREATION: Winter Hike, 10 a.m., Shawnee Lookout, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road, North Bend. Hike winter landscape and enjoy bowl of chili and crackers at the end. $9, free ages 12-under with paying adult.

THEATER: Incident at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circe, Mount Adams. It's 1973, and the Irish-Catholic O'Shea family muddles through a series of hilarious mishaps that jeopardizes their reputation and souls. Runs Jan. 29-Feb. 27.

THEATER: The Sound of Music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, The Carnegie Theatre, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. One of the most beloved musicals of all time! In Austria, 1938, an exuberant young governess brings music and joy back to a broken family, only to face danger and intrigue as the Nazis gain power. Featuring an iconic score including My Favorite Things, Sixteen going on Seventeen, and Climb Every Mountain. This family-friendly favorite shares a meaningful story to share with all ages. Runs Jan. 29-Feb. 13. $32, $29 Carnegie members, $25 students, $15 children.

MUSIC: Railroad Earth, Madison Theater.

We Mean Business Virtual Conference, Feb. 15-17. Registration open for conference presented by Minority Business Assistance Center Cincinnati, African American

Women of Distinction Luncheon, Feb. 24, Lawrenceburg Event Center. Sponsored by Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. 812-537-0814.

Concert for the Kids, Feb. 26, Great American Ball Park. Benefits Hope's Closet.

Donald and Marian Spencer Spirit of American Awards Dinner, May 10, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Benefits Cincinnatus Association. 513-939-2652;


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