wednesday 2/24

pictured: left lane cruiser

5pm: (poly)morph opening reception. the 3rd annual student curated exhibition aimed at collaboration: collaboration of artists, processes, ideas and/or practices. 840 gallery at daap. free. >>

6pm: one night one craft: the art of coffee. join us for this special onoc with collective cac. the baristas of collective will explore the nuances of a good cup o’ joe through tips, techniques and a tasting. Then designer and artist joya logue will show you how to use the less palatable stuff to make beautiful works of art coffee inspired art. cac. $15 members/$20 non-members. >>

6pm: liquid courage + karaoke hosted by aiga cincinnati. liquid courage is the perfect opportunity to network with other professionals in the local creative community. no need to be a designer, all are welcome! kaze. free. >>

6pm: bell’s brewery tasting. matt feist from bell’s brewery will be there to tell you all about bell’s beers and will be poring the following: consecrator doppelbock (draft), java stout (draft), two hearted ale, oarsman ale, and smitten golden rye ale. also, a bonus pour for $3 will be available. marty’s hops and vines. ??? per beer. >>

6pm: the wild onion open mic. claim your ten minutes of fame in the cozy cavern of the bean haus bakery & cafe! bean haus bakery & cafe. free. >>

7pm: todd hepburn. arnold’s. free. >>

7pm: local music wednesdays featuring the faux frenchmen. esquire theatre. $5. >>

7pm: fotofocus presents the lecture and visiting artist series featuring photographer jo ann callis at the fath auditorium. a public reception will immediately follow the lecture in the great hall. cincinnati art museum. free. >>

7pm: play your heroes II. six musicians play two songs each – one original, and one cover that has been significant to their musical lives. featuring musicians: ryan back (pop empire), kelly fine (young heirlooms), phillip smith (eugenius), hannah cook (sweet lil), josh jessen (art & science), emily mccolgen (dinge). chase public. free. >>

7pm: blank generation: tribute to the early punk scene. the drinkery. free. >>

7pm: an evening with jimmy webb. 20th century theatre. $30. >>

7:30pm: $1 beer night cyclones hockey. us bank arena. $15-$30. >>

8pm: pub quiz. $2 draft special. molly malone’s. free. >>

8:30pm: blue wisp big band. urban artifact. 21+ free / under 21 $5. >>

9pm: sexy time live band karaoke. northside tavern. free. >>

9pm: left lane cruiser. motr. free. >>

9:30pm: february artist in residence: sean geil of the tillers. the southgate house revival. free. >>

9:30pm: karaoke and $2 fireball. gypsy’s mainstrasse. free. >>