Things to do in Cincinnati this week: May 3-9
Monday May 3
FOOD: Asian Cuisine Week, Asian restaurants in the Greater Cincinnati area. From May 3 to 9. Order a 3-course prix fixe meal for $ 20 or $ 30 or a “secret menu” item that is not usually offered on the menu. asianati.com/afw.
THEATER: I will not be moved, streaming online through Ensemble Theater until May 9. Free. ensemblecincinnati.org.
Tuesday May 4
ART ENDING SOON: Frank Duveneck: American master, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Sunday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Thursdays, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Until May 9. $ 10, $ 5 for seniors and 6 to 17 year olds, free for 5 under 5 years old. Reservation required. cincinatiartmuseum.org.
ART: 10×10 Teen Art Expo, 11 am-5pm Tuesday to Sunday, Art Climb at the Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. View 100 works of art by students from Greater Cincinnati in Grades 7 to 12. May 4 to 9.
LEISURE: Trivia: Star Wars Edition, 6 pm-8pm, place de la fontaine, 520 rue Vine, downtown. May the fourth be with you at this special edition of trivia on the square. Release. myfountainsquare.com.
HEALTH: Workout on the Green, 5:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. With tabata with Sage Hot Yoga from 5.30 p.m. to 6 p.m., vinyasa flow with Embra Studio from 6.15 p.m. to 7.15 p.m. every Tuesday from April 6 to May 26.
THEATER / VIRTUAL: Rhapsody in Black, streaming May 4-17 via Cincinnati Arts Association. Written and performed by acclaimed actor LeLand Gantt, this solo show explores the personal journey to understanding and transcending racism in America. $ 6. cincinnatiarts.org.
Wednesday May 5
HEALTH: Workout on the Green, 5:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. With FitCamp with Fitnext from 5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Zumba with YMCA from 6:15 p.m. to 7:15 p.m. every Tuesday from April 6 to May 26.
COMEDY: Keith Klean Norman, 7:30 p.m., Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. 21 years and over. $ 32. liberty.funnybone.com.
CONCERTS: Peter Mayer Group, 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. 6th St., Newport. $ 30. southgatehouse.com.
EXHIBITION: Cincinnati Auto Expo, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm Street, Downtown. May 5 to 9. Special exhibits like Ride & Drive Center, Dream Machine Blvd., Safe Travel Family Zone and more. See the latest offers from major manufacturers. $ 11 at the door, $ 9 in advance, free for children 12 and under. cincinnatiautoexpo.com.
MUSIC: Cinco de Mayo celebration, 4:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m., place de la fontaine, 520 rue Vine, downtown. Live music from Mariachi LF and DJ Tony Pabon, with Gomez onsite selling nachos and churros. Advance ticket purchase includes nachos and margarita for $ 10. Additional food and drinks available. Free entrance. eventbrite.com.
SHOPPING: CinciFatty: Clothing swap for all genders, plus size, 5:00 p.m., Fibonacci Brewing Co., 1445 Compton Road, Mount Healthy. Swap out outdoor and socially distanced clothing for plus size adults. Release. eventbrite.com.
Thursday May 6
ART: Lunch break on the Art Climb, 11 am-2pm, Art Climb at the Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Live music, food to buy, special gifts and more to celebrate the first anniversary of the opening of the Art Climb.
DANCE: Salsa in the square, 7 pm-10pm, place de la fontaine, 520 rue Vine, downtown. Weekly dance series with live salsa groups. Runs from May 6 to Sep 30. Free. myfountainsquare.com.
VIRTUAL: Lens Mix: FotoFocus Virtual Talks, 6:00 p.m. Live conversation with artist Zora J. Murff and curator Sarah Meister. Hosted by Kevin Moore, Artistic Director and Curator of FotoFocus. Release. Registration required. fotofocus.org.
Friday May 7
ART OPENING: Yoshi Nakamura, 6-9 p.m. Friday, Visionaries and Voices, 3841 Spring Grove Ave., Northside, and 6-9 p.m. Saturday, The Welcome Project and Wave Pool Gallery’s Upstairs Space, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Linked exhibitions in different spaces, exploring all frontiers and limits of communication between disabled and non-disabled people, and the relationships between sound, color and language. wavepoolgallery.org.
ART OPENER: ET Hurley and Jens Jensen, 10 am-7pm, Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Inaugural exhibition of over 100 works, consisting of multimedia pieces by Jensen and prints by Hurley. From May 7 to June 11. 513-381-2128; cincyart.com.
COMEDY: Tony Woods, 7:30 p.m. and 9:45 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. and 9:15 p.m. Saturday, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales Street, Liberty Township. 21 years and over. $ 22. liberty.funnybone.com.
HAPPY HOUR: Adult Sunset Safari: African Sunset, 6-10 p.m., Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. Cocktails, dinners and close encounters with animals. $ 150, $ 140 members. 21 years and over. cincinnatizoo.org.
HEALTH: Well-being on the dike: Gentle yoga, 9-10 a.m., Newport on the Levee, One Levee Way, Newport. Weekly yoga class every Friday. Release. Register: eventbrite.com.
MUSIC: Great film scores, 7:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 2:00 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Damon Gupton conducts the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra. 513-381-3300; cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Spring concert series, 6 pm-9pm Friday to Saturday, Place de la Fontaine, 520 Vine St. Downtown. Weekly concert series until May 30. This week: Dead Man String Band with Elia Burkhart on Friday; Wonky Tonk with Jeremy Francis on Saturday. Release. myfountainsquare.com.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Food + Fun Fridays, 1 p.m. to 1 p.m., 954 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. Includes Healthy Harvest Mobile Marketplace and more. facebook.com/walnuthillsareacouncil.
SHOPPING: Small first Friday shop, 6-8 p.m., 200-700 Fairfield Avenue, Bellevue. Bellevue’s businesses and entertainment district will be open late for sipping and shopping.
OPENING OF THE THEATER: Murder at the banquet, 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Friday to Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Northside. Beyond the Proscenium Ensemble presents a dinner theater on the murder mystery. Tickets include the show, dinner, dessert, and soft drinks. Cash bar available. From May 7 to 15. $ 39.50. 513-999-2873.
Saturday May 8
OPENING ART: Nolan Hanson: An Effort to Defend, 6-9 p.m., Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. The New York-based artist exhibit explores the history of Cincinnati boxing and the local trans community. Nolan is the founder of Trans Boxing, an art project in the form of a boxing club that centers trans and transgender people. May 8 to 29. wavepoolgallery.org.
CONCERTS: Easton Corbin, 8 p.m., Riverfront Live, 4343 Kellogg Ave., East End. riverfrontlivecincy.com.
CONCERTS: Joe’s Truck Stop with friends, 7:00 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. 6th St., Newport. $ 15. southgatehouse.com.
DAY TRIP: Open Aircraft Days, 11 am-3pm, United States Air Force National Museum, Wright Patterson AFB, Fairborn, Ohio. Visitors can walk through the F-22A Raptor and learn about the aircraft from Major (Retired) James Miklasevich, an F-22 systems engineer. Release. 937-255-3286; nationalmuseum.af.mil/upcoming/events.
FAMILY OPENING: Butterflies from Bali, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Timed ticket entry. From May 8 to September 8. 6. Reservations: krohn.ticketspice.com/butterflyshow.
FOOD: Loveland Food Truck Rally, 3 p.m.-10 p.m., Shoppers Haven Center, 655 Loveland Madeira Road. Variety of food truck options, entertainment and live music. No cooler or outside drinks are allowed. Friendly and family.
MUSIC: CCO2Go, 3 pm-4pm, Art Climb at the Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra performs a free concert at Art Climb. Those who wish to visit the museum before or after the show must book their tickets. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
SHOPPING: The City Flea, 10 am-4pm, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Organized urban flea market. Free entrance. thecityflea.com.
SHOPPING: Second Saturday flea market, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Laurel Bend, 86 Oldham Drive, Falmouth. Runs the second Saturday of each month from February 13 through December. 11. The market is both inside and outside. Sellers of all kinds.
SHOPPING: The OFF market, Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Road, Blue Ash. Takes place on May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14 and September 11.
SHOPPING: Sale of Spring Grand outdoor tents / tents, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Grand Antique Mall, 9701 Reading Road, Reading. 50-65 outdoor vendors, food truck, DJ playing music. Free entrance.
THEATER: Upstanders Onstage: Performances for Social Change, 6-8 p.m., Union Terminal parking lot, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Social distancing in-person outdoor event featuring theater performers, musicians and poets. 12 years and over. Advance reservation required. cincyplay.com.
THEATER / VIRTUAL: Pixels, prisms and pies: a pigment of your imagination, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. My nose is spinning at the red circus Jeunesse en action has created and developed an online program. $ 10 per household. mynoseturnsred.org.
Sunday May 9
SHOPPING: Latonia Outdoor Market, 12 pm-4pm, Asylum Tattoo parking lot, 3624 Decoursey Ave., Latonia. Over 50 small businesses represented. Free public parking at 36th and Decoursey.
SHOPPING: Art on the vine, 12 pm-6pm, Place de la Fontaine, 525 Vine St., Downtown. Buy local art, directly from the artists. artonvinecincy.com.
CHARITY / VIRTUAL: Changes in mobility the online fundraiser is online until June 4. Benefits for people working in cooperation. toolbeltball.provirtualevent.com.
CHARITY / VIRTUAL: NAMI walks your path. Registration open for fundraising to benefit NAMI Southwest Ohio. The virtual walk will take place on May 22. 513-351-3500; namiswoh.org.
ON SALE NOW: Mchael Griffin, 8:00 pm October 2, Sorg Theater, 63 S. Main St., Middletown. “The World’s Greatest Living Escape Artist” brings a magical act to the city. $ 25. cincyticket.com.
ON SALE NOW: Ambrosia, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $ 32 to $ 52. 513-977-8838; memorialhallotr.com.