Things to do in Cincinnati this week: March 7-13

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Here's a look at what's happening in Cincinnati this week.

Monday, March 7

MUSIC: Dave Mason, Memorial Hall.

THEATER: Serials 12!, 7:30 p.m., Know Theatre, 1120 Jackson St., Over-the-Rhine. In-person and livestreaming. $15.

Tuesday, March 8

ART: Driving Lessons: Ask a Gallerist Networking Event, 4-6 p.m., Cincinnati Art Galleries, 225 E. Sixth St., Downtown. Part of Wave Pool Gallery's ongoing professional development for artists programming. David Hausrath, owner of Cincinnati Art Galleries, will answer questions. Free. Registration required.

FASHION: Kroger Rock Your Beauty, 6 p.m., Woodward Theater, Over-the-Rhine. Fashion show, vendors, food and drinks. Ages 12-up. Face masks required. $50 VIP front row, $35 VIP second row, $25 general. SOLD OUT.

FOOD: Soup Summer and Lecture Series, 6 p.m., Holy Cross Immaculata, Mount Adams. Every Tuesday March 8-April 5. 513-439-2342.

MUSIC: Music Live at Lunch, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. Organ and harpsichord students from UC-CCM. Free.

MUSIC: Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Memorial Hall.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo performs Wednesday at Memorial Hall.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo performs Wednesday at Memorial Hall.

Thursday, March 10

ART: Oil and Water Do Mix: Art of Alleen Blesi Manning and Connie Springer, 5-8 p.m., The Gallery at Interiors by Kurtinitis, 3561 Columbia Parkway, Columbia Tusculum. Selection of oil paintings and watercolors. Runs through April 22. Free. 513-321-3052.

COMEDY: Mary Santora, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 and 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. Runs March 10-12. Ages 18-up; ages 21-up Saturday. $10-$15. 513-873-7233;

MUSIC: The Way Down Wanderers, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary.

MUSIC: The Midnight, Bogart's. With Nightly.

VIRTUAL: Understanding the Holocaust: Nuremberg Laws and the American Legal System, 7 p.m. via Zoom and Holocaust & Humanity Center. Four monthly sessions explore factors that led to the rise of Nazism.

Friday, March 11

ART: One Each: Still Life by Cezanne, Pissarro and Friends, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Features paintings by five young French artists who, in the 1860s, used the still life genre to experiment with new techniques. Runs March 11-May 8.

ART: Michael Wilson: Cherished, 5-8 p.m., V+V Gallery, 3841 Spring Grove Ave., Northside. Acclaimed Cincinnati-based photographer displays intimate black and white portraits of artists with the possessions they hold most dear. Runs March 11-May 27.

ART: Colored Pencil Society of America Exhibition, 6-8 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. Artists reception and awards. Runs March 11-April 24. 513-867-5348;

ART: On the Wing, 5-7 p.m., Lloyd Library and Museum, 917 Plum St., Downtown. See collection of beautiful ornithology books and colorful bird field guides. Light refreshments.

ART: InsideOut: An Affirming Epiphany and Transgender Recognition Art, Mount Auburn Presbyterian Church, 130 Wm Howard Taft Road, Corryville. Self-portraits and artworks by transgender individuals, presented by SOS Art. Runs Friday-Saturday through April 3.

ART: Founder's Day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park, 1763 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Free admission to celebrate founder Harry Thomas Wilks birthday.

Comedian Jon Reep will be at Funny Bone Comedy Club March 11-12.
Comedian Jon Reep will be at Funny Bone Comedy Club March 11-12.

COMEDY: Jon Reep, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. Runs March 11-12.

COMEDY: Brewery Comedy Tour, 8 p.m., Wooden Cask Brewing, 629 York St., Newport. Features a lineup whose credits include top festivals, TV and major club appearances. $11.

THEATER: Rat Pack & Poison, 6:30-10:30 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. Interactive murder mystery with buffet dinner. Cash bar. $45.

FILM: Oscar-Nominated Shorts, Friday-Sunday, Cincinnati World Cinema, 719 Race St., Downtown. Featuring documentaries, animation and live-action short films. Runs three weekends Feb. 25-March 13.

MUSEUMS: First Person Series: Theodore Roosevelt, 7 p.m., Heritage Village Museum, 11450 Lebanon Road, Sharonville. Learn about notable people of the past. Includes dessert. $20.

MUSIC: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra: Mozart & Mazzoli Premiere, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

MUSIC: Kasim Sulton's Utopia, Ludlow Garage.

MUSIC: Liz Cooper: The Hot Sass Tour, Southgate House Revival, Sanctuary.

Nashville musician Liz Cooper plays Southgate House Revival in Newport on Friday.
Nashville musician Liz Cooper plays Southgate House Revival in Newport on Friday.

SPORTS: Cincinnati Cyclones v Wheeling Nailers, 7:30 p.m., Heritage Bank Center, 100 Broadway, Downtown. Cincinnati Coney Night.

THEATER: Ripcord, Walton Creek Theater, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Mariemont. For four years, irritable and sarcastic Abby Binder has kept a room to herself at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility. When bubbly, unbearably cheerful Marilyn Dunn is placed in her room, Abby tries but fails to scare away her roommate. Runs March 11-27. 513-501-1718;

THEATER: 110 in the Shade, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Mechanic Street Theater, 10 S. Mechanic St., Lebanon. A prolonged drought in 1939 ruins farm crops and livestock. An opportunistic traveler named Billy Starbuck promises to make it rain in 24 hours if the farmers will pay him $100 cash. Find out what happens. Runs March 11-20. $30 opening night, $20. 513-228-0932;

Saturday, March 12

ART: Rachel Rampleman: Life is Drag, 5-8 p.m., Wave Pool Gallery, 2940 Colerain Ave., Camp Washington. Multimedia artist explores subjects of gender, artifice and spectacle. "Life is Drag" documents innovative performers of alt-drag and alt-burlesque scenes. Opening reception features live performances by Betty Page Turner, Delusiona Grandeur, Dandy Lyin, Bleu Vomit, Dahlia Divine, Seymour Hiney and other surprise guests. Runs March 12-April 30.

CHARITY: Emerald Miles 5K Run/Walk, 9 a.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport. Benefits Epilepsy Alliance Ohio. $40, $25 ages 12-under.

COMEDY: Matt Braunger, Ludlow Garage.

EXPOS: Northern Kentucky Grand Prix Bodybuilding National Qualifiers, 11 a.m., Northern Kentucky Convention Center, 1 W. Rivercenter Blvd., Covington. Categories include men and women, teen, true novice, collegiate, junior, first responder, armed forces, over 60/50/40/35. Finals at 5 p.m. $30 finals, $15 prejudging.

FAMILY: St. Patrick's Day Parade Party, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Fountain Square, 520 Vine St., Downtown. Live music from Celtic rock bands, authentic Irish food, plenty of Guinness and green beer. 10-11:30 a.m. Dulahan; noon-1:30 p.m. Lost Celts; 2-3:30 p.m. Bloody Tinth; 4-6 p.m. The Drowsy Lads.

FAMILY: Luck of the Levee, noon-6 p.m., Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way. Don your green attire and enjoy live Irish music, Irish dancing, food, face painting, stilt walkers and more.

FAMILY: Cincinnati St. Patrick's Day Parade, noon, Downtown. Parade begins at Mehring Way and Central Ave. (corner of Paul Brown Stadium) and follows Mehring to Joe Nuxhall Way, then Freedom Way and ends at the corner of Freedom Way and Rosa Parks St.

Don your green and get out Saturday to celebrate St. Patrick's Day a little early.
Don your green and get out Saturday to celebrate St. Patrick's Day a little early.

FAMILY: St. Patrick's Day Parade Afterparty, 3-10 p.m., Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati, 3905 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum. Family-friendly event features authentic Irish food, music, dancing, games, arts and crafts, genealogy and storytelling. Enjoy pipers, get selfies with St. Patrick and more. 513-533-0100;

FAMILY: Dog Man: The Musical, noon and 2 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Heartwarming new production of Dog Man, who with the head of a dog and the body of a policeman, likes to fight crime and chew on furniture. Recommended for ages 6-10. $14.

MUSIC: Miles Davis Kind of Blue, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. $37, $29 members.

MUSIC: Plastic Love Premiere: Frankie Mayfield Live, 8 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. Doors open 6:30 p.m. for dinner and bar service.

MUSIC: McGuffey Lane, PromoWest Pavilion at Ovation.

MUSIC: Yola, Taft Theatre. With Jac Ross.

MUSIC: All Them Witches, Woodward Theater.

MUSIC: Ace Frehley, Lawrenceburg Event Center.

ENDING: Proof, Lyric Theater, 1530 Central Ave., Middletown. A troubled young woman has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician. Following his death, she must deal with her own volatile emotions and the arrival of her estranged sister. Runs March 4-12. 513-425-7140;

Sunday, March 13

CHARITY: Heart Mini Marathon, 7:30 a.m., Fifth St., Downtown. 15K and half marathon start at 7:30 a.m., followed by the 1K at 9:15 a.m., 5K at 10:30 a.m., 2K kids' race at 11:30 a.m. and the 5K heart walk at noon. Celebrating 45th annual race this year. Benefits the American Heart Association.

COMEDY: John Mulaney: From Scratch, Heritage Bank Center.

COMEDY: Jay Armstrong, 7:30 p.m., Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place Lane, Montgomery. $10. 513-873-7233;

MUSIC: Henry Rollins, Bogart's.

MUSIC: The Regrettes, Taft Theatre Ballroom. With Kississippi.

The Regrettes play Taft Theatre Ballroom on March 13.
The Regrettes play Taft Theatre Ballroom on March 13.

MUSIC: Cincinnati Youth Choir: We Are Not Alone, 4 p.m., U.C. College-Conservatory of Music, Corbett Auditorium, Clifton. From 3-4 p.m. view artwork created by artists with Visionaries + Voices. $15. ccm.uc/edu/boxoffice/html.

SHOPPING: Devoted Wedding Resale Market, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Holiday Inn North, 5800 Muhlhauser Road, West Chester. Shop from past brides, grooms and wedding vendors offering amazing deals on new and gently used wedding decor, dresses and accessories. Admission $6-$12.

SHOPPING: Art on Vine: Local Madness, noon-6 p.m., Rhinegeist Brewery, 1910 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine.

Looking ahead

CHARITY: Creative Compassion and Blessings for Bourbon, March 31, Drees Pavilion at Devou Park, Covington. Benefits St. Vincent de Paul of Northern Kentucky. $65.

CHARITY: Paddlefest, Aug. 6, Ohio River. Registration is now open. Benefits Adventure Crew.

This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Things to do in Cincinnati this week: March 7-13