friday 1/22

nicogardner
pictured: nico gardner

6pm: motr x super smash bros : round 2. once again, there will be a tournament, free play, all up to date downloadable extras (including cloud from final fantasy 7!) the main game of the night again will be super smash bros. 4 wii u – however this go around there will be multiple setups to choose from, including super smash bros. melee. motr. free. >>

6pm: museums as vehicles for social change: over-the-rhine museum welcomes ruth abram. the mercantile library. $5. >>

6pm: rivertown stomp w/ the jump n jive show band, the midwestern swing, jeremy stevenson, and more. leapin’ lizards gallery. $15. >>

6pm: new year, new you! check out otr’s newest venue as you shop with some of the best local businesses and enjoy refreshments, light bites, swag bag and fashion show presented by frameri, clothes mentor, and zephyr blowout salon. union hall. $10. >>

6pm: walk on woodburn. evening comes early and there’s snow on the ground, but woodburn avenue in east walnut hills is home to the good food, drink, cozy shops, and intriguing art that will help drive the cold winter away. woodburn ave. free. >>

7pm: aire alistair cd release w/ one day steady, beloved youth. southgate house revival. $10. >>

7pm: madison theater band challenge 2nd round w/ blank state, hardrada, midwest epic, samson, the borderline something, third person omega, top hat theatre. madison live. $10. >>

7pm: ratm2: a tribute to rage against the machine. bogarts. $12. >>

7:15pm: opening reception: nico gardner, sheep head, dog meat. nico gardner is a japanese-american interdisciplinary artist interested in assimilation, the counterfeit, and the mundane. through performance, video and sculpture, he navigates the difficult space between a critique of capitalist society and an embrace of popular culture. pique. free. >>

8pm: lipstick fiction, tigersex, lemon sky, dynamite thunderpunch, dvh055. byob. da vida house on eden. donations. >>

8:15pm: luke wade w/ special guest matt schneider. live at the ludlow garage. $12. >>

9pm: andrew flint & the others w/ the know nothings & andrew would. corinthian. free. >>

9pm: the infinity ball, celestials, majestic man. urban artifact. 21+ free / under 21 $5. >>

9:30pm: cash o’riley, straw boss. southgate house revival. $10. >>

10pm: jon delvaux & lil sis. listing loon. free. >>

10pm: partition. dj’s direct deposit, voidstar. rake’s end. free. >>

10pm: the cincy brass – stevie wonder tribute show. motr. free. >>

10pm: kailip w/ sweet ray laurel. drinkery. free. >>

11pm: jennie vee. the comet. free. >>

Author: Jennifer Spriggs

Cincinnati-based designer and going-out enthusiast.