Concerts, events and things to do in Cincinnati this week: April 3-9
Monday, April 3
FAMILY: Butterflies of the Meadow, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. daily, Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs March 25-June 18. Admission is $10, $7 for ages 5-17 and free for ages 4-under. cincinnati-oh-gov.
MUSEUM: Bricktionary: The Ultimate Lego A-Z, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Runs Thursday-Monday through June 5. Timed entry: $11.50-$22.50 general; VIP enter any time: $16.50-$27.50. cincymuseum.org.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Reds vs Chicago Cubs, 6:40 p.m. Monday-Tuesday, 12:35 p.m. Wednesday, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. Runs April 3-5. Reds.com.
Tuesday, April 4
ART: NCECA Annual: I Contain Multitudes, Weston Art Gallery, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Group exhibition of ceramic artists from across the United States. Runs March 14-May 7. Free.
FOOD: Whiskey/Bourbon Tasting and Food Pairing, 6-9 p.m., Cincinnati Distilling, 203 Mill St., Milford. Taste rye-forward Cincinnati Distilling whiskeys and bourbons alongside appetizers from the kitchen. $35. Eventbrite.com.
MUSEUM: Georgia O’Keeffe, Photographer, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs Feb. 3-May 7. $12, $8 ages 65-up, ages 6-17 and college students with ID. Free for members. Cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
MUSEUM: Roberto Lugo: Hi-Def Archives, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs March 17-Sept. 24. Free. Cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
MUSIC: Shinedown, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. With Three Days Grace, From Ashes to New. $49-up. ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: Our Planet Live in Concert, 7:30 p.m., Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Downtown. $33.50. tafttheatre.org.
MUSIC: Live at Lunch, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Heri et Hodie. Free. 513-621-1817; cincinnaticathedral.com.
THEATER: Cincinnati Playwrights Initiative: Symone with a Y, 7:30 p.m., Aronoff Center for the Arts, Fifth Third Bank Theater, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. $10. Cincinnatiarts.org.
Wednesday, April 5
HEALTH: Workout on the Green, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Wednesdays April 5-Oct. 25. Washingtonpark.org.
MUSEUM: Memories & Inspiration: The Kerry and C. Betty Davis Collection of African American Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday, Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown. Runs Feb. 4-May 14. $12, $10 seniors. Sundays are always free at the Taft. Taftmuseum.org.
MUSEUM: Ecologies of Elsewhere, Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Group exhibition of multidisciplinary artworks and activations explores the physical and symbolic properties of plant life as a means to explore issues that shape contemporary society. Runs Feb. 10-Aug. 6. Cincycac.org.
MUSIC: Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers, 7 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. $25, $22 advance. southgatehouse.com.
Thursday, April 6
ART OPENING: Tracy Casagrande Clancy: Vestiges of Atomic Love, 6-9 p.m., Studio Kroner, 130 W. Court St., Downtown. Solo exhibition by Cincinnati mixed-media artist. Runs April 6-29. Free. Studiokroner.com.
CHARITY: Golden Gala, 6 p.m., Cooper Creek Event Center, 4040 Cooper Road, Blue Ash. Dinner, auction and entertainment. Benefits Academy of Cinematic Arts. One.bidpal.net/2023goldengala.
COMEDY: Chance Willie & Connor Larsen, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. $10-$15. gobananascomedy.com.
FILM: "The Velvet Queen," 6:30 p.m., Griffin Hall Digitorium, Northern Kentucky University, Nunn Drive, Highland Heights. Part of the Albertine Cinemateque Festival of French Films. Discussion follows. Free. https://bit.ly/3JxilQP.
MUSIC: Tunes & Blooms at the Zoo: The Harmed Brothers, 6-8:30 p.m., Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, 3400 Vine St., Avondale. Free admission after 5 p.m.; parking $10. cincinnatizoo.org.
MUSIC: Tom Rush, 8 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. With Matt Nakoa. $30-$50. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Magic Giant, 8 p.m., Top Cats, 2820 Vine St., Corryville. $18. topcatscincy.com.
MUSIC/FILM Fantastic Negrito, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. Film screening of "White Jesus Black Problems" followed by Q&A and acoustic performance. $20-$35. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
NEIGHBORHOOD: Block Party, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Santa Maria, 3208 Warsaw Ave., East Price Hill. Celebrates the city’s immigrant population. Free food and drinks, raffles, local vendors and more.
RECREATION: Pink Moon Party at Roller Rink, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Features pink lighting, unique vendors. Myfountainsquare.com.
THEATER: Bruce-O-Rama starring Bruce Campbell, 7 p.m., Taft Theatre, 317 Fifth St., Downtown. Tafttheatre.org.
Friday, April 7
ART OPENING: The Mighty Deep: An Exploration of Sea Life, 5-7 p.m., Lloyd Library, 917 Plum St., West End. Illustrations of shells, fish and crustaceans. Free.
COMEDY: Ali Siddiq, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs April 7-8. $45-$55. liberty.funnybone.com.
FAMILY: The Legend of John Henry, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton. $8. fittoncenter.org.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Shostakovich Symphony No. 5, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Soul II Soul Tour featuring Kem, Ledisi and Musiq Soulchild, 8 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. $63-up. heritagebankcenter.com.
MUSIC: Ellis Paul's 30th Anniversary Tour with Radoslav Lorkovic, 6 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. p2mo.com/redmoor.
MUSIC: Morbid Angel, 6:30 p.m. doors, Riverfront Live, 4343 Kellogg Ave., East End. With Revocation, Vitriol, Crypta. $30, $25 advance. riverfrontlivecincy.com.
MUSIC: Molly Hatchet, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $30-$45. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
POETRY: Echo Youth Poetry Slam Finals, 6 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Students from 5 area high schools compete. Free. eventbrite.com.
RECREATION: Astronomy Evenings, 8:30-10 p.m., Cincinnati Observatory, 3489 Observatory Place, Mount Lookout. Family-friendly program includes tours of historic building and viewing through telescope. $15. Eventbrite.com.
RECREATION: Frisch's Roller Rink: Skate With 2nd Wind Band, 6-10 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Live music. $2-$5 admission, $5 skate rental. Myfountainsquare.com.
THEATER OPENING: As You Like It, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, 1195 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Runs April 7-29. $14-up. cincyshakes.com.
Saturday, April 8
CHARITY: UC Relay for Life, 1-7 p.m., Gettler Stadium, W. Corry St. off Jefferson Ave., Corryville. Benefits American Cancer Society. Relayforlife.org/ucincinnati.
COMEDY: Helltown Comedy Showcase, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. Featuring DJ Rybski. $10. Bombsawaycomedy.com.
FAMILY: Hit Seekers Anniversary Party, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Hit Seekers Sports Cards, 2501 Dixie Highway, Fort Mitchell. Appearance by Mr. Redlegs, custom photo area, giveaways and food from Taco Fuerte. Free. hitseekerscardbreaks.com.
FOOD: Dinner Detective Murder Mystery, 6-9 p.m., Embassy Suites Rivercenter, 10 E. RiverCentre Blvd., Covington. Includes 4-course meal, cash bar and prizes. $78. Eventbrite.com.
MUSIC: Kirk Whalum, 8:30 P.M., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $45-$75. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Chicago Farmer & the Fieldnotes, 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. With Jordan Smart. $25, $22 advance. southgatehouse.com.
OUTDOORS: CycleNuts Smart-guided Bikeway Tour, 8 a.m., Otto Armleder Park, 5057 Wooster Pike, Linwood. 23-mile bikeway tour along the Ohio River. $22. Eventbrite.com.
RECREATION: FCC Pre-Match at the Park, 4:30-7:30 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Live music and family-friendly activities before the FCC match. Foundation Night. Free. Washingtonpark.org.
RECREATION: Frisch's Roller Rink: Skate Sound Clash, 6 p.m. Saturday, Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Hell is Real Edition features DJ Slick Rick from Clutch Radio/Cincinnati vs DJ Dommy Styles of Definition Radio/Columbus. $2-$5 admission, $5 skate rental. Myfountainsquare.com.
RECREATION: NKU African Night, 7-9:30 p.m., Student Union, Northern Kentucky University, 20 Kenton Drive, Highland Heights. Evening of fashion, music, dance and more. Free. Eventbrite.com.
SPORTS: FC Cincinnati vs Philadelphia Union, 7:30 p.m., TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Parkway, West End. Fccincinnati.com.
SPORTS: Cyclones vs Wings, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Fan Appreciation Night. cycloneshockey.com.
SPORTS: Cincinnati Rollergirls vs Louisville Roller Derby: Pride Night, 6 p.m., Cintas Center, Xavier University, 1624 Musketeer Drive, Evanston. $15, $5 ages 3-12. cincinnatirollergirls.com.
THEATER ENDING: Kiss Me Kate, Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Ave., West Price Hill. Runs March 16-April 8. 513-241-6550. cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Sunday, April 9
ART ENDING: Three Generations of Japanese Printmakers: The Yoshida Family Legacy, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Runs Dec. 13-April 9. Free. cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
CHARITY: Double Vision XIV, May 12, Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Live art auction. Benefits Visionaries and Voices. $65. eventbrite.com.
CHARITY: The Upstander Awards, June 11, Union Terminal, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Award-winning journalist Katie Couric serves as master of ceremonies. Benefits the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center. $150. holocaustandhumanity.org.
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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Things to do in Cincinnati on April 3-9: Concerts, comedy, events