Five Arts Events Worth Looking Forward To in 2021

Let’s hope that these five arts events are far enough in the future that COVID-19 can’t cancel them.

Playwright Torie Wiggins on Finding Hope Within

Her new piece, “Hope Deconstructed,” was featured in Playhouse in the Park’s digital Monologues of Hope series.

When Will Our Choral Groups Sing Again?

No one knows. In a city that sings, and the home of the May Festival, that's a big deal. Here's how our local vocal artists are hanging in there.

Local Arts Leaders Connect With Audiences During COVID-19

Local arts leaders balance finances, safety protocols, and the public’s trust in order to find ways to reconnect with live audiences.

Hip-Hop/Jazz Collective ISWHAT?! Drops New EP

Fans of the hip-hop/jazz collective ISWHAT?! recently received an email from founding member Napoleon Maddox with a Spotify link to a new EP.

Hip Hop Artist-Turned-Singer/Songwriter Audley Drops New Album Next Month

On September 4, singer/songwriter Audley debuts his sophomore album, ROY. He talks about his musical journey and increased productivity during the pandemic.

Cincinnati’s Emily Henry Grabs National Attention for Her First Adult Fiction Novel

In April, Book of the Month Club picked West Chester native Emily Henry’s ”Beach Read," a feel-good romance and Henry's first adult fiction novel.

Airbnb Program Highlights Local Olympian’s New Children’s Book

During 60-minute reading sessions, former UC track star and gold medalist Mary Wineberg shares stories of perseverance with listeners around the world.

Five Must-Read Books by Local Black Authors

From poetry to history, we’ve curated a list of five titles by Cincinnati-based Black authors to add to your summer reading list.

In the Face of COVID-19, FotoFocus Shares the Wealth

Executive director Mary Ellen Goeke decided to cancel the 2020 biennial and donate $800,000 of operational funds to more than 100 local arts groups.