Things to do in Cincinnati this week: Concerts, events and more for March 20-26
Editor's note: The "At the End of the Santa Fe Trail" film screening at Mount St. Joseph University takes place Friday, March 24. It was listed under an incorrect date in an earlier version of this story.
Monday, March 20
MUSEUM: Bricktionary: The Ultimate Lego A-Z, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., 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.
Tuesday, March 21
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.
MUSEUM: Roberto Lugo: Hi-Def Archives, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Artist draws on his live experience and deep knowledge of ceramic history to create works that elevate the stories of those historically absent from the decoration of extravagant examples of pottery. For two weeks, Lugo will work in residency at the museum, creating ceramics in a gallery adjacent to his finished pieces. Runs March 17-Sept. 24. Free. Cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
MUSIC: Adam Weiner (of Low Cut Connie), 8 p.m., Southgate House Revival, Revival Room, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport. $25, $20 advance. southgatehouse.com.
Wednesday, March 22
MUSEUM: Three Acts in Over-the-Rhine, 6:30 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. OTR Museum hosts lecture and discussion with three OTR authors. $5-$10. Otrmuseum.org/events.
MUSIC: Dead Letter Office: A Tribute to R.E.M., 7:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $15-$25. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Key Glock: Glockoma Tour, 8 p.m., Andrew J. Brady Music Center, 25 Race St., Downtown. With Big Scarr. $37-up. bradymusiccenter.com.
Thursday, March 23
ART: Juried Student Exhibition: Expression, 5-7 p.m., The Annex Gallery, 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. Opening reception. Runs March 23-April 28. Free.
ART: Frank Stella Exhibition, 5:30-8 p.m., Skirball Museum, 3101 Clifton Ave., CUF. Opening reception. Remarks by Elissa Oshinsky, lender of the 12 Stella prints, sharing the story of how she acquired the series.
ART: Starfire Night at CAM, 5:30-8 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Help celebrate Starfire's 30th anniversary. Pizza, crafts. Reservations: email@example.com.
COMEDY: Jo Koy, 8 p.m., Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Downtown. $48-up. tafttheatre.org.
COMEDY: Lucas Waterfill, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Friday, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. Runs March 23-24. $10-$15. Gobananascomedy.com.
COMEDY: Legends of Comedy, 7 p.m., Legends, 3801 Harrison Ave., Cheviot. With Terra K, Spencer Eddingfield, Ron Ervin, Jon Holmes, Gretchen Schultz, Cece Laird. $15, $10 advance. cincyticket.com.
FAMILY: Dragons and Mythical Beasts, 7 p.m., Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Enter the magical world of myths and legends in this new family-friendly show. See the colossal stone troll, the mysterious Indrik and Japanese Baku, the tooth fairy, adorable unicorns and majestic griffins. $29-$75. cincinnatiarts.org.
LECTURE: Marcia Coyle: A Look Inside the Current Supreme Court, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Award-winning journalist and internationally known analyst of the Supreme Court. $150 forum and reception, $50 forum only. Memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Blake Shelton, 7 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. With Carly Pearce, Jackson Dean. ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: Leo Sayer, 7 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $45-$75. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Sweet Pill, 8 p.m., Madison Live, 730 Madison Ave., Covington. $15, $13 advance. madisontheater.com.
MUSIC: Three Bald Guys and No Promises Vocal Band, 7:30 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. $25. Theredmoor.com.
MUSIC: Luther College Concert Band, 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 101 S. Lebanon Road, Loveland. Elite touring collegiate wind ensemble performs. Free.
Friday, March 24
ART: Art After Dark: In Hi-Def, 5-9 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Celebrate the Roberto Lugo exhibition with the artist, live music and more. Food and drink for purchase. Free. Cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
ART: MOD23, 5-8 p.m., Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Opening reception. Newly acquired paintings and more. Runs March 24-April 29. Free. Cincyart.com.
COMEDY: Kountry Wayne "Help is on the Way" Comedy Tour, 7:30 p.m., Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Downtown. $39-up. tafttheatre.org.
COMEDY: Jon Reep, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday, 7 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs March 24-25. $23. liberty.funnybone.com.
EXPO: HorrorHound Weekend, 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road, Sharonville. Runs March 24-26. Horrorhoundweekend.com.
FILM: "At the End of the Santa Fe Trail," 7 p.m., Mount St. Joseph University, Mater Dei Chapel, 395 Neeb Road, Delhi Township. Film based on the writings and life of Sister Blandina Segale, a legendary member of the Sisters of Charity of Cincinnati now on the path for sainthood. Free. Tickets: purplepass.com/#249584.
FILM: “The Whisper House,” 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Titus Auditorium, Anderson High School, 7560 Forest Road, Anderson Township. Student-created horror movie. $10. Andersontheatre.com.
MUSIC: Blues is Alright Tour, Aronoff Center for the Arts. With Calvin Richardson, King George, J-Wonn, Pokey Bear, Chick Rodgers, the Manhattans featuring Gerald Alston.
MUSIC: Stanley Clarke, 7 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. $35-$65. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
MUSIC: Them Dirty Roses, 7 p.m. doors, Riverfront Live, 4343 Kellogg Ave., East End. With the Josephines. $20, $15 advance. riverfrontlivecincy.com.
MUSIC: McGuffey Lane, 7 p.m. doors, MegaCorp Pavilion, 101 W. Fourth St., Newport. $17-$25. promowestlive.com.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth, 11 a.m. Friday, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. cincinnatiarts.org.
MUSIC: Emanuel Ax, 7:30 p.m., Corbett Theater, School for Creative & Performing Arts, 103 W. Central Parkway, Over-the-Rhine. World-renowned pianist performs. Benefits Ben Carlson-Berne Scholarship Fund. $50-$175. Bcbscholarship.org.
THEATER: The Princess Plays, Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts, Highland Heights. Runs March 24-April 2. nku.edu.
Saturday, March 25
CHARITY: ToolBelt Ball, 5:30 p.m., Hard Rock Casino, 1000 Broadway, Downtown. Black-tie gala featuring cocktail reception, 3-course dinner, online and live auctions, entertainment and more. Benefits People Working Cooperatively. $175. pwchomerepairs.org/toolbeltball.
COMEDY: Bombs Away Comedy: Ryan Niemiller, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m., The Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside. $15. bombsawaycomedy.com.
COMEDY: Blake Hammond, 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Go Bananas Comedy Club, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. Runs March 25-26. $10-$15. Gobananascomedy.com.
COMEDY: Zach Rushing, 8:30 p.m., Ludlow Garage, 342 Ludlow Ave., Clifton. With Jesse Peyton and Dustin Sims. $35-$50. ludlowgaragecincinnati.com.
CRAFT SHOW: HRC Absolutely Fabulous Craft Fair, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., MadTree Brewing, Oakley. Benefits the Human Rights Campaign.
CRAFT SHOW: Delhi Parks’ Spring Craft and Vendor Show, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Delhi Township Senior Center, 647 Neeb Road, Delhi Township. Shop 30 local crafters.
FAMILY: The Big Dig, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Boone County Fairground, 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. Kids and teens get the chance to drive, ride and play on more than a dozen heavy equipment construction machines. $20 VIP early access, $10 general. thebigdignky.com.
FAMILY: Connect: A Program for Adults with Developmental Disabilities and their Caregivers, 1-2:30 p.m., Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Explore different parts of the museum on a multisensory tour, then create art related to what is seen. Meet in Great Hall. Free, reservations required. Cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
FILM: Around the World Animated Film Festival: Chico and Rita, 10 a.m., Artsville, 5021 Whetzel Ave., Madisonville. Ages 17-up. Free pizza and soft drinks. Free. Artatthebarn.org/around-the-world-animated-film-festival/.
HEALTH: Barre & Brews, 10:30-11:30 a.m., Dead Low Brewing, 5959 Kellogg Ave., California. Pure Barre class. Free, registration required due to limited class size. Eventbrite.com.
LECTURE: Fusion Power: Energy Savior or Hopeless Dream? 8-9:30 p.m., Thomas More Observatory, 333 Thomas More Parkway, Crestview Hills. Stars use the power of fusion to produce enormous amounts of energy, but humanity’s attempts at fusion power have fallen short. Learn how nature succeeds where humanity fails. Night sky viewing follows. Free. Thomasmore.edu.
MUSIC: The Simon & Garfunkel Story, 8 p.m., Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. $39-$79. cincinnatiarts.org.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Lollipops, 10:30 a.m., Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Fun, interactive concert experience for ages 2-9. cincinnatiarts.org.
MUSIC: Kentucky Symphony Orchestra: They're Grrreat!, 7:30 p.m., Greaves Concert Hall at Northern Kentucky University, Nunn Drive, Highland Heights. Features music by composers who died or retired in their 30s. $19-$35. kyso.org.
THEATER: The Chinese Lady, 7:30 p.m., Rosenthal Shelterhouse Theatre at Playhouse in the Park, 962 Mount Adams Circle, Mount Adams. Runs March 25-April 30. cincyplay.com.
Sunday, March 26
COMEDY: John Crist, 7 p.m., Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., Downtown. $29-up. tafttheatre.org.
FOOD: Circus Maximum Supper Club, 6 p.m., Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Hamilton Ave., Northside. 6-course dinner and show. Ages 21-up. $100. cincyticket.com.
LECTURE: Cynthia Miller-Idriss: “Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right,” 1 p.m., Holocaust & Humanity Center, Union Terminal, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Hornstein Lecture features award-winning author and scholar of extremism and radicalization. Free, reservations required. Holocaustandhumanity.org.
MUSIC: New Edition "Legacy Tour '23," 7 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. With Keith Sweat and Guy. ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: Spring Concert, 4 p.m., St. Barnabus Episcopal Church, 10345 Montgomery Road, Montgomery. The Sycamore Community Band and Wyoming Winds perform joint concert. Free.
OUTDOORS: Raptor Inc. Open House, 1-4 p.m., 961 Barg Salt Run Road, Milford. Tour facility, meet birds including bald eagle, great horned owl, peregrine falcon and more. Free.
ENDING: August: Osage County, Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Mariemont. Runs March 9-26. Mariemontplayers.com.
TOURS: Milford Historic Home Tour, May 6. Self-guided tour of 10 homes. $35. Eventbrite.com.
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This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Things to do in Cincinnati: Concerts, events for March 20-26