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News & Updates

Jan 11, 2019

AN ADAM EXPERIMENT

FRIDAY, MARCH 1 | JARSON-KAPLAN THEATER

An Adam Experiment is a one-man play that explores a day in the life of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr., a pioneering crusader for justice during the Civil Rights movement and member of the U.S. House of Representatives. This play touches on Adam’s fight for equality for African Americans as well as struggles in his personal life. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. comes to life through the incredible performance by Michael Chenevert and focuses on a specific day where he is dealing with an angry country due to integration and his wife confronting him about the future of their marriage.

Jan 11, 2019

JEFF TWEEDY – WARM TOUR

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17 | MUSIC HALL BALLROOM

Wilco leader Jeff Tweedy’s new album WARM features eleven new songs that Rolling Stone calls an "intimate collection [that] offers almost uncomfortably unfiltered windows into his mind."  Jeff has garnered astounding praise for WARM, receiving “Best New Music” by Pitchfork and being included on many year-end lists such as Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound, Wall Street Journal, and Aquarium Drunkard.

Jan 10, 2019

WEATHER UPDATES: Status of events at the Aronoff Center and Music Hall

We will update this information if weather conditions become more severe and/or we receive updates about the status of events at our venues.  Please check back periodically for the most up-to-date information.

Dec 4, 2018

THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8-9 & 15-16 | ARONOFF CENTER

The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) is a musical about musicals! In this hilarious satire of musical theatre, one story becomes five delightful musicals, each written in the distinctive style of a different master of the form, from Rodgers & Hammerstein to Stephen Sondheim. The intimate Fifth Third Bank Theater will be set as a cabaret – with tables, chairs, and a cash bar. It’s the perfect holiday gift for your loved one or an evening out with friends!

Sep 21, 2018

BLACK VIOLIN

TUESDAY, APRIL 16, 2018 | MUSIC HALL

Black Violin is composed of classically-trained violist, Wil B., and violinist, Kev Marcus, who combine their classical training and hip-hop influences to create a distinctive multi-genre sound that is often described as “classical boom.” 

Sep 20, 2018

WIDE ANGLE: PHOTOGRAPHY OUT OF BOUNDS

Friday, September 21, 2018 | Weston Art Gallery

Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds recognizes photography’s central role in collage. Occupying the lower level of the Weston Art Gallery, this exhibition includes artists who manipulate and recompose imagery to recontextualize narratives drawn from our current social, political, and cultural climate. 

Sep 20, 2018

Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

Friday, September 21, 2018 | Weston Art Gallery

Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge features Containment, a new site-specific work created expressly for the FotoFocus Biennial 2018, which gives viewers a first-time glimpse into Engman’s manufactured “architectural landscape” process in physical form. 

Aug 30, 2018

THE FUN SHOW WITH CAT & NAT

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 | Music Hall Ballroom

Cat & Nat, the mom duo most well known for their viral #MOMTRUTHS videos and hilarious weekly Facebook Live Shows are hitting the road and bringing their FUN SHOW WITH CAT & NAT to the Cincinnati Music Hall Ballroom for one night only on Tuesday, September 25 at 8:00 PM. The show is part of Cincinnati Arts Association’s 2018-19 Presenting Season. 

Aug 15, 2018

DADA RAFIKI: THE WOMEN GATHER

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2018 | ARONOFF CENTER

Award-winning Artist/Poet Annie Ruth and the Cincinnati Arts Association are proud to present  Dada Rafiki: The Women Gather, which will share empowering stories of inspirational women in our community through music, song, drumming, dance and spoken word. 

Aug 8, 2018

AN UNFORGETTABLE NAT KING COLE CHRISTMAS STARRING EVAN TYRONE MARTIN

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018 | ARONOFF CENTER – JARSON-KAPLAN THEATER

Warm up your holiday season with the Artists Lounge Live production of An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin from December 5-7, 2018 at the Aronoff Center’s intimate Jarson-Kaplan Theater.  All performances are at 7:30 PM.  The show is a part of the Cincinnati Arts Association’s 2018-19 Season.