Things to do in Cincinnati this week: January 17-23
Monday January 17
GASTRONOMY: Truffle Week, 7-9pm, Metropole at 21c Hotel and Museum, Downtown. Seated dinner $150 per person. 21chohotels.com.
RECREATION: Skiing, snowboarding and tubing, noon-9:30 p.m. daily, Perfect North Slopes, 19074 Perfect Lane, Lawrenceburg. 22 runs, two terrain parks, a large beginners area and one of the largest tubing areas in the country. Lessons, equipment rental, concessions and ski lodge. 812-537-3754; perfectnorth.com.
Tuesday, January 18
EXPOS: Ohio Craft Brewers Conference, 8 a.m. Tuesday through Wednesday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. Seminars, round tables, trade shows and social activities. $300 registration for 2 days, $200 registration for 1 day. Discounts for OCBA members. ohiocraftbeer.org.
MUSIC: Jazz at the Memo: Unity with Greg Chako, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. The series features some of the best from Cincinnati’s thriving jazz scene. $8, $6 students. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Live music at lunch: Queen City Klezmorim, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. Fourth St., Downtown. To free. 513-621-1817; cincinnaticathedral.com.
Wednesday January 19
EXPOS: Cincinnati Boat, Sport and Travel Show, 3-9 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. From January 14 to 16 and from January 19 to 23. cincinnatiboatsportandtravelshow.com.
Thursday January 20
FOOD: Truffle week: needs more savory cooking classes, 7 p.m., Métropole at 21c Hotel and Museum, Downtown. Learn the how and why of cooking virtually with Chef Vanessa. $150 per pack, feeds two. 21chohotels.com.
FOOD: Cocktail dinner series, 6:30-8:30 p.m., The President’s Room, The Phoenix, 812 Race St., Downtown. Dinner accompanied by New Riff Distillery spirits. $95. eventbrite.com.
COMEDY: Jordan Jensen and Michael Rowland, 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. From January 20 to 23. 18 years and over; from 21 years old on Saturday. $10 to $15. 513-873-7233; gobananascomedy.com.
THEATER: Bonnie & Clyde, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Stained Glass Theater, 802 York St., Newport. From Jan. 20 to Feb. 20 6. At the height of the Great Depression, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow went from small-town strangers to America’s most renowned folk heroes and Texas law enforcement’s worst nightmares. Fearless, shameless and seductive, Tony-nominated Bonnie & Clyde is the electrifying story of love, adventure and crime that has captured the attention of an entire country. $23. footlighters.org.
Friday January 21
ART: wilderness, rural, suburban, urban, post-urban, 6-9 p.m., Manifest Gallery, 2727 Woodburn Ave., Walnut Hills. Five unique openings. From Jan. 21 to Feb. 21 18. manifestgallery.org.
ART: Workshop sale, noon-6 p.m. Friday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Gallery 708, 2643 Erie Ave., Hyde Park. Original art 30% to 50% off. gallery-708.com.
CHARITY/MUSIC/VIRTUAL: Moveable Feast 2022: A Bridge to the Stars, From 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. live. Watch outstanding performances by students from the University of Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, socialize with other guests via chat, and watch behind-the-scenes content, all from the comfort of your home. $15 and up. 513-556-2100; ccm.edu/moveablefeast.
COMEDY: Tony Rock, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. From January 21 to 23. From 21 years old. liberty.funnybone.com.
DANCE: Philadance, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. Legendary dance company celebrates and preserves predominantly African American dance traditions. $40 to $53. cincinnatiarts.org.
EXPOS: Greater Cincinnati Renovation Expo, 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sharonville Convention Center, 11355 Chester Road. Operates from Friday to Sunday until January 30. Discover innovative displays showcasing the latest trends in design and product offerings. Chat with local experts on kitchen and bathroom renovations, roofing, flooring, home security, air conditioning, insulation, windows and exterior products, as well as the latest landscaping options. $5, free for children under 18. Free parking. homeshowcenter.com.
GASTRONOMY: Truffle Week: Truffle Festival, From Friday to Saturday, Metropole at the 21c Hotel and Museum, Downtown. $125 per box, feeds two. 21chohotels.com.
MUSIC: Cincinnati Pops: Cirque Goes Broadway, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Dizzying heights and the lights of Broadway come together for a captivating Pops & Circus mashup. Marvel at the jaw-dropping feats of Cirque’s mesmerizing acrobats with John Morris Russell and the Pops performing top Broadway hits to accompany contortionists, balancers, tumblers and athletes on aerial silks defying gravity and doing what seems impossible. cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Cody Johnson, BB&T Arena, 500 Louie B Nunn Drive, Highland Heights.
FAMILY: Professor Rocket’s Space Adventure, 7:30 p.m., Fitton Center for the Arts, 101 S. Monument St., Hamilton. $5 to $7. fittoncenter.org.
THEATER: My Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson, Cincinnati Shakespeare Co., 1195 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Tensions and temperatures rise in a Chicago music studio in 1927 when fiery and fearless blues singer Ma Rainey joins her band for a tense recording session. She is a black woman determined to control her art and her life on her own terms. However, as generational egos and ideologies clash, heated conflicts erupt between everyone present as they struggle with the complexities of racism and artistic exploitation in this Tony Award-nominated play. From Jan. 21 to Feb. 21 12.cincyshakes.com.
Saturday January 22
BARS: Ultimate 90s Dance Party: Fool House, 7:30 p.m., The Redmoor, 3187 Linwood Ave., Mount Lookout. Non-stop songs, flashbacks and choreographed dance moves. $15 and up. eventbrite.com.
EXPOS: Bridalrama, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday through Sunday, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. bridalrama.net.
FAMILY: Abiyoyo, noon and 2 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. South African folk tale about a giant who eats everything he sees. Part of the TCT On Tour division of the Children’s Theater of Cincinnati. Free, but tickets required. memorialhallotr.com.
MUSIC: Better than Ezra and Tonic, Hard Rock Casino, 1000 Broadway, downtown.
MUSIC: 7 Bridges: The Ultimate Eagle Experience, 8 p.m., Fairfield Community Arts Center, 411 Wessel Drive, Fairfield. $45 to $48. fairfieldoh.gov/tickets.
MUSIC: Signs of Life: The American Pink Floyd, Sorg Opera House, 63 S. Main St., Middletown. cincyticket.com.
MUSIC: Travis Porter, Bogart’s, 2621 Vine Street, Corryville. With Lil Scrappy, J Young MDK, Yung Joc.
LEISURE: Winter hiking, 10 a.m., Woodland Mound, 8250 Old Kellogg Road, Anderson Township. Hike through the winter landscape and enjoy a bowl of vegetable beef and barley soup at the end. $9, free for children under 12 with a paying adult. greatparks.org/winter-hike-series.
Sunday January 23
COMEDY: Hasan Minhaj: The King’s Jester, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut Street, Downtown. cincinnatiarts.org.
MUSIC: 2022 SongSlam, 7 p.m., Liberty Exhibition Hall, 3938 Spring Grove Ave., Northside. Seven teams present a single new song for voice and piano in any language. The public votes for the favorite. $2,000 cash prize. To free.
ENDING SOON: Intimate Apparel, Walton Creek Theatre, 4101 Walton Creek Road, Mariemont. Award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage’s beautifully written story of a black seamstress living in early 20th century New York City, who yearns for belonging and purpose in a world that won’t forever move. From January 7 to 23. mariemontplayers.com.
Lunar New Year Gala, February 18, TQL Stadium, 1501 Central Pkwy, West End. Benefits Chinese Chamber of Commerce of the Midwestern United States. china-midwest.com.
concerts for children, February 26, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. Benefit from Hope’s Closet. hopes-closet.net.
Greater Cincinnati Heart Ball, February 26, Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Downtown. American Heart Association Benefits. cincinatiheartball.org.
Gala Jeans and Jewelry, April 30, Receptions, 5975 Boymel Drive, Fairfield. Benefits Ovarian Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati. ocgala2022.givesmart.com.