Here’s a look at what’s happening this week in Cincinnati. Due to the increase in new cases of COVID-19 and uncertainties surrounding events during the pandemic, be sure to double-check with venues before you go.
Monday January 24
MUSIC: Danish String Quartet, 7:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $40. memorialhallotr.com.
RECREATION: Skiing, snowboarding and tubing, noon-9:30 p.m. daily, Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg. 22 runs, two terrain parks, a large beginners area and one of the largest tubing areas in the country. Lessons, equipment rental, concessions and ski lodge. 812-537-3754; perfectnorth.com.
Tuesday, January 25
MUSIC: Jazz at Memo: The Keigo Hirakawa Quartet, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. The series features some of the best from Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene. $8, $6 students. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Live at Lunch Music: The Faux Frenchmen, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. To free. 513-621-1817; cincinnaticathedral.com.
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 a world-class entertainer who shares telekinetic powers and magic with the audience. $75. ghost-baby.com.
VIRTUAL: Terminal Union, 2 p.m. via Zoom. Discover the history of this iconic Cincinnati building. Sign up: cincymuseum.org.
Wednesday January 26
COMEDY: Hannah Berner, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. From 21 years old. liberty.funnybone.com.
LECTURE: Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor, 11 a.m. via Zoom. On the eve of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, survivor Eva Schloss, Anne Frank’s sister-in-law, shares her powerful story live. To free. Sign up: holocaustandhumanity.org.
MUSIC: Albert Lee Band with the Cryers, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. $30. southgatehouse.com.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Wheeling Nailers, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. cycloneshockey.com.
Thursday January 27
COMEDY: Sean Donnelly, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. 18 years and over; from 21 years old on Saturday. $10 to $15. 513-873-7233; gobananascomedy.com.
DANCE: Dancing with the Stars: Live!, Taft Theatre.
MUSIC: McGee from Umphrey, 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. From Jan. 27 to Feb. 27 20. Show with audio description for the visually impaired on January 29. $31, $28 for seniors and students. cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Friday January 28
ART: Summerfair Select, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., downtown. Celebrating one of the region’s most coveted and enduring arts grants, this exhibition features 12 artists who received the Summerfair Aid to Individual Artists Awards from 2016 to 2018. From January 28 to March 13. cincinnatiarts.org.
ART: last Friday, 5-9pm, Pendleton Art Center, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Over 250 artists in four buildings open their studios on the last Friday of the month for the public to view and purchase artwork 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; pendletonartcenter.com.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Programme: Premiere of Pintscher and Rachmaninoff. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Alice Cooper, Andrew J. Brady Music Center.
FAMILY: Mister C: Full steam ahead! The air is everywhere, 7 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. $17, $12 for children under 12. fairfieldoh.gov/tickets.
FESTIVAL: Meltdown Winter Ice Festival, Friday through Sunday, Jack Elstro Plaza, 47 N. Sixth St., Richmond, Indiana. Watch ice sculptors wielding chainsaws, handsaws, chisels, and torches create stunning ice sculptures before your eyes. Family fun includes games made from ice, a giant ice throne for photo ops and a scavenger hunt. Hot chocolate, food trucks and more. Meltdown Throwdown takes place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, followed by a fireworks display. 800-828-8414; richmondmeltdown.com.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones: Marvel Superhero Weekend, 7:30 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. Saturday, Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Cyclones will face Wheeling Nailers on Friday and Indy Fuel on Saturday. cycloneshockey.com.
Saturday January 29
ARTISTIC OPENING: The Teachers’ Lounge, 6-8 p.m., Kennedy Heights Art Center, 6546 Montgomery Road. Works by past and present center art teachers. Mandatory masks inside the building regardless of vaccination status. To free. kennedyarts.org.
CHARITY: Greater Cincinnati Polar Plunge, Banks, downtown. Raise at least $75 to take a cool winter swim for Special Olympics. Prizes for the best individual and collective disguises. www.grandcincinnatiplunge.com.
COMEDY: Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless, 7 p.m., Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown.
FAMILY: Hike accompanied by maple grove and sap picking, 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3 p.m., Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Road, Milford. Interactive guided maple hike. $10, $6 children. cincynature.org.
FESTIVALS: Garage Brewed Moto Show, noon-midnight, Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. See what’s brewing in garages across the Midwest at this invitational motorcycle show. To free. garagebrewed.com.
FESTIVALS: Jewish and Israeli Film Festival, through Eventive. The virtual film festival runs until March 5. Opening movie. “Persian Lessons”, screening from January 29 to 31. Special talk with director Vadim Perelman at 7:30 p.m. on January 31. mayersonjcc.org.
MUSIC: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: Parting Opus, 7:30 p.m., Greaves Concert Hall, University of Northern Kentucky, Nunn Blvd., Highland Heights. The KSO returns to the location of its very first concert in 1992 for Gustav Mahler’s last complete composition: Symphony No. 9. Enjoy the concert live in person or via live stream from your home. $35. kyso.org.
MUSIC: Big Mountain, Ludlow Garage. With Mighty Mystic.
MUSIC: 38 Special, Hard Rock Casino Ballroom.
LEISURE: Winter hiking, 10:00 a.m., Shawnee Lookout, 2008 Lawrenceburg Road, North Bend. Hike through the winter wonderland and enjoy a bowl of chili and crackers at the end. $9, free for children under 12 with a paying adult. greatparks.org/winter-hike-series.
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 navigates a series of hilarious incidents that put their reputations and souls at risk. From Jan. 29 to Feb. 29 27.cincyplay.com.
THEATER: The sound of music, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 3 p.m. Sunday, The Carnegie Theater, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington. One of the most beloved musicals of all time! In 1938 Austria, an exuberant young governess brings music and joy to a broken family, only to deal with danger and intrigue as the Nazis take over. With an iconic score including “My Favorite Things”, “Sixteen going on Seventeen” and “Climb Every Mountain”. This family favorite shares a meaningful story to share with all ages. From Jan. 29 to Feb. 29 13. $32, $29 Carnegie members, $25 students, $15 children. thecarnegie.com.
Sunday January 30
MUSIC: Railroad land, Madison Theater.
We Mean Business Virtual Conference, February 15-17. Registration open for the conference presented by Minority Business Assistance Center Cincinnati, African American Chamber. hopin.com/events/we-mean-business-2022-virtual-conference.
Women of Distinction Luncheon, February 24, Lawrenceburg Event Center. Sponsored by the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce. 812-537-0814.
concerts for children, February 26, Great American Ball Park. Benefit from Hope’s Closet. hopes-closet.net.
Donald and Marian Spencer Spirit of American Awards Dinner, May 10, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. Benefits from the Cincinnatus association. 513-939-2652; cincinnatusassoc.org.