Final Friday OTR – April 2012

Skate!

This Friday (tomorrow) is yet another Final Friday in Over-the-Rhine, and its set to be a great one. In addition to the standard Final Friday happenings, there are some unique offerings. First up is another edition of OTR Skate featuring You, You’re Awesome and Automagik. This takes place at the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center from 8:00-11:00 pm. … Continue reading

How the Arts Enrich and Enhance OTR

ArtsWave's Paint the Street project on 12th Street. Photo by flickr user thadd

LPK created this short video about the art’s transformative effect in OTR and how you can help contribute to the thriving community by donating to ArtsWave. “Anchored by the Art Academy, the Know Theatre, the Ensemble Theatre, and Music Hall, Over-the-Rhine is a testament to how the arts enrich and enhance a community. Ten years … Continue reading

YPCC Happy Hour Choral Concert @ Below Zero Lounge!

Happy Hour Choral Concert: Young Professionals’ Choral Collective presents Sin & Tonic on Valentine’s Day  The Young Professionals’ Choral Collective of Cincinnati (YPCC), based in Over-the-Rhine, is made up of over 60 motivated young professionals (ages 21-40), who are excited to make great choral music, support local businesses, meet new people, and reach new audiences. … Continue reading

The Forget-Me-Not Murals: Memorializing Demolished Buildings Through Paint

Nefelejcs

The art collective Merge Invisible in Budapest, Hungary recently completed its Nefelejcs Project (Nefelejcs is the Hungarian word for the forget-me-not flower). Here is how the group described its project: “We live in Budapest, Hungary. The project was made in the 8th district, in an area of suspicoius reconstructions. Beautiful old buildings are demolished for … Continue reading

The Emery Theatre, A Requiem Project

View from Stage Right Balcony

The Emery Theatre The Emery Theatre was built in 1911, and is considered an acoustically pure theatre. It is one of three sister buildings (along with Orchestra Halls in Chicago and Detroit) to New York City’s Carnegie Hall. Cincinnati philanthropist, Mary Emery, bequeathed the entire Emery building to the city in memory of her late … Continue reading

Midpoint Midway and CAC’s Singer Songwriter Stage Launch

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…were kicked off with a surprise performance by Bootsy Collins! “Twinkle twinkle, baby! William “Bootsy” Collins just led hundreds of YOU in surprise singing! Thanks Yelp Cincinnati for the great picture!!” Photo via facebook.com/OTR.GatewayMerchants “Nice kick off to the MidPoint Music Festival‘s Midway and CAC singer songwriter stage at 12th and Vine in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati. William … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate is BACK for Round 2!!

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Returning to OTR is the Final Friday OTR Skate presented by Far-I-Rome Productions. On Friday June 24, the Over-the-Rhine Recreation Center will be transformed in to a combination roller disco and art gallery. Two new DJs will be featured, Cincinnati’s very own DJ Mowgli and DJ Pillo. The art installation will include art from the … Continue reading

Matt W. Moore: A Giant in OTR’s Midst

Matt W. Moore, noted muralist working on Clay Street in Over-the-Rhine, Cincinnati

With remarkable regularity, something spectacular happens in Over-the-Rhine. I’ve been awestruck by the work of muralist and designer Matt W. Moore since I first discovered him. He’s been in residence at YES Gallery on Main Street in OTR this month and his XYZ Axis exhibition opens there this Final Friday, April 29 6:00pm-11:00pm. Instead of … Continue reading

Final Friday OTR Skate

Final Friday OTR Skate

This Friday April 29, 2011, is another monthly Final Friday. A new event, Final Friday OTR Skate, will also be taking place in conjunction with the regular Final Friday festivities. Far-I-Rome Productions created the event as part of their overall effort to create “events [that] bridge the gap between audiences and performers by bringing together … Continue reading

The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre Present

TheViewPoints Program-Requiem Project Emery Theatre Cincinnati Spring 2011

Requiem Project Emery Theatre Cincinnati Spring 2011 Viewpoints Performance Workshop with Mary Overlie hosted by The Requiem Project: Emery Theatre in Cincinnati, Ohio May 23-June 11   This three-week performance workshop offers the rare opportunity to study with Viewpoints originator, Mary Overlie, and performance artist Scott Lyons. Program Summary: This performance-art workshop investigates and utilizes specific … Continue reading

Ice Cream Daydream

Photo by @5chw4r7z

Photo by 5chw4r7z: Ice Cream Daydream | Flickr – Photo Sharing!.

Cincinnati and Civil War Mural

Photo by @5chw4r7z

Photo by 5chw4r7z: Cincinnati and Civil War

New Over-the-Rhine Paintings by Alan Grizzell « Visualingual

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New Over-the-Rhine Paintings by Alan Grizzell « Visualingual.

YES Gallery

Mark Warren Jacques at YES

During January 2011′s Final Friday, YES gallery at 1417 Main Street hosted a “site specific Art & Music show by Mark Warren Jacques“ Here is a poster for the event followed by photos from the event as posted at yescincinnati.com and a video from the YES event on Final Friday. A short video of YES from Final … Continue reading

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