thursday 10/22

around town today

11am: art in bloom 2015. four days of gorgious, fresh flowers paired with the cincinnati art museum’s fine art collection. cincinnati museum center. free. >>

5pm: eco-diversity: computation and identity. these curated installations address the role of the individual within the vast ecology of computation, through the lens of how one’s geography, identity and philosophy influence the positioning of one’s work in reaction to, or in accordance with, the emergence of the anthropocene. daap reed gallery. free. >>

7pm: leftover crack w/ everyday objects, all torn up, days n daze, and white cop. northside yacht club. $15. >>

7:15pm: spaced invaders is a community engagement event where players are asked to take part in an interactive projection within a blighted space to show that we haven’t forgotten about our urban spaces. be the hero your city need. come out and play. 2015 elm street. free. >>

7:30pm: pop up fryed fundraiser. this is a fundraiser in the best way…$15 cash (and cash only please!) at the door will get you access to an unlimited fry bar, complete with fries and homemade dips, and 2 drink tickets for rhinegiest and madtree cans. dessert bites, soda, and water will also be available. college hill coffe co & casual gourmet. $15. >>

7:30pm: mad river rising. angus stewart escapes from his nursing home in order to save the land he loves from urbanization in this classic drama by dana yeaton. playhouse in the park. $35. >>

7:30pm: dottie warner & drew auck. jazz. arnold’s bar and grill. free. >>

7:30pm: sex with strangers. when popular blogger ethan meets novelist olivia, their backgrounds couldn’t be more different. but as they discover a common passion for writing during a snow-in in michigan, a fire begins to kindle.playhouse in the park. $35. >>

7:30pm: death of a salesman. cincinnati shakespeare company. $35 adults/ $22 students. >>

8pm: bronze radio return w/ the roosevelts. southgate house revival room. $12.>>

8pm: lil red & the rooster & ricky nye. southgate house revival lounge. free. >>

8pm: heyrockko w/ cold front & the elwins. madison live. $7. >>

8pm: the norwegians. a strong, bitter comedy about women scorned in minnesota and the really, really nice gangsters—norwegian hit men—they hire to whack their ex-boyfriends. clifton performance theater. $25. >>

8pm: bluegrass w/ them there mountain boys. 1/2 off bottles of wine & brick oven pizza. molly malone’s. free. >>

8pm: cherub w/ hippie sabotage. 20th century theater. $20. >>

8pm: sammy miller & the congregation. urban artifact. free. >>

8pm: nicholas david w/ dawg yawp. woodward theater. $15. >>

8:30pm: patrick sweany w/ lilly hiatt. southgate house sanctuary. $15. >>

9pm: karaoke fantastic. northside tavern. free. >>

10pm: the newbees. crow’s nest. free. >>

10pm: red hot rebellion w/ lzrpny. motr pub. free. >>

10pm: josh berwanger band w/ sweet ray laurel & good english. the drinkery. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.