*SKINTCINNATI WEEKEND EDITION* 4/27-4/29

friday

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2pm: drink trees, plant trees! buy a crowler, get a tree! to celebrate arbor day madtree brewing is giving away tree saplings. stop in between 2:00 and 5:30 on friday, april 27th to purchase a crowler or growler of any madtree beer from the party source filling station. afterwards, head back to the beer department and visit madtree’s own andrew karle and he’ll hook you up with a free tree while supplies last! we’ll be pouring psychopathy ipa, vernal beckoning belgian ipa, and drink trees (pale ale brewed with grapefruit and juniper and fermented with cedar spirals). #arborday the party source free. >>

4pm: new brew friday! tank 9 project! honey rye lager is a combination of a large amount of honey malt, rye malt, and 1 lb of locally sourced honey by packaging guru andrew himself, gives this beer a strong malty sweetness on the nose and flavor. it pours a beautiful reddish, pale amber. the rye malt and 1 lb. of honey give this beer a dry finish, increasing its drinkability even at 7.0% abv. christian moerlein brewing co. free. >>

4pm: east coast vs west coast ipa release! we are hitting up both coasts on friday as we will be releasing 2 new ipa’s! brink brewing co free. >>

5pm: art after dark: terracotta army! celebrate the opening of terracotta army: legacy of the first emperor of china this month during art after dark! enjoy live music from ge apaf music ensemble, special performances from the chinese chamber of commerce, food for purchase from oriental wok restaurant, specialty cocktails and *free admission to the special exhibition (limited number of tickets available, see below for more information). #artafterdarkcincy #findyourinnerwarrior cincinnati art museum free. >>

5pm: new england ipa 005 tapping! before saturday’s celebration of hops during lupulin at labs, join us braxton labs this friday, april 27th to try the newest innovation from our lab! braxton labs free. >>

6pm: final friday at the pac! counting down the fridays to final friday on april 27th. join us at pendleton art center cincinnati for some local art, refreshments, and a chance to support community shares! 10% of the proceeds from the sales of featured artists goes to community shares.pendleton art center cincinnati  free. >>

7pm: crystal bowl mediation and relaxation! covington yoga  free. >>

7pm: live with dat band1 come out and jam with dat band this friday night! drinkery otr free. >>

8pm: bully w/ shellshag and swim team! bully burst onto the scene in 2015 with their critically acclaimed album feels like. today the band announces losing. the album was engineered and mixed by lead-singer alicia bognanno in chicago at electrical audio. the woodward theater $14. >>

9pm: al scorch w/ jordan smart! the southgate house revival $15. >>

9pm: rosie flores, rivertown ramblers, danny dean & the homewreckers! the southgate house revival $12. >>

9:30pm: tua.i.am! thailand native turned cincinnatian showcases his first us exhibition and does not disappoint. as a viewer be prepared to experience an emotional journey of love, growth, culture, and internal conflict. motr free>>

10pm: tunnel vision 4! y’all wanna play house some more??? that’s right, we’re back at the mockbee on 4.27.18 for the 4th installment of tunnel vision, our monthly dance music series. we’ll be spinning all things house and techno. this month, we’re very excited to be spinning with two local dj’s peter kropczynski aka dj pk and nina lowe. we’ll be playing those soulful, dark, sweaty vibes you love from 10pm to 230am. the mockbee free>>

10pm: cherry on top at strasse haus friday night!! strasse haus free>>

10pm: wesley bright & the honeytones! motr free>>

saturday

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8:30am: world voice day! cincinnati opera and uc health collaborate for world voice day—a free event focusing on the care of your professional and performance voice. featuring speakers and panelists from uc health and uc college-conservatory of music, and a performance by cincinnati opera. cincinnati opera free>>

9am: childbirth: uncensored! childbirth uncensored: everything you need to know about having a baby in a hospital or birth center in the cincinnati area. this all-inclusive saturday intensive is dedicated to answering all of your questions about pregnancy and childbirth. topics include: anatomy of pregnancy and birth, fetal positioning, the process of birth, coping techniques (both medical and not), breathing and relaxation, positions for labor and birth and how to write a birth plan. the frock Space is limited. Call the office at (513) 655-7941, or Send an email to hello@doulasofcincinnati.com >>

11am: lupulin at labs! braxton labs is a place to spark conversation, ignite innovation and celebrate the craft community. on saturday, april 28th we’ll celebrate with a brand new event called “lupulin at labs.” lupulin, the active ingredient in hops, will be celebrated with 40 taps of hoppy beers, new braxton beers, revamp ipa infusions and …braxton labs free >>

1pm: kentucky derby soiree! stop by as we celebrate all things kentucky derby. we will be featuring everything from mint juleps to derby pies and officially licensed derby merchandise. get your derby party started off right and stop for the best derby swag around. see you at the starting line! the party source free >>

1pm: watercolor+wine: floral monograms! join me for a monogram watercolor class at the beautiful skeleton root winery in downtown cincinnati where i’ll be teaching you to create your own one-of-a-kind floral monogram painting (even if you’ve never painted before!) the skeleton root $35 >>

1:30pm: di watch party: ottawa fury fc! join us at rhinehaus for the the next away match against ottawa fury fc! we’ll be there by 1:30pm with scarves so you can either order your membership in person, or pick up your online order at this event. kickoff is scheduled at 2pm, so come early and enjoy a saturday afternoon with us as we try to get points on the road! rhinehaus $10 >>

4pm: health expo! on saturday, april 28th please join the center for closing the health gap at our 15th annual health expo! this all-ages event will feature free health screenings, fun fitness activities and games, food, exhibitors, and entertainment. 2nd wind goes on at 4pm! washington park free >>

5pm: design+wine: modern florals! it’s springtime and that means flowers are bloomin’! we’re taking inspiration from florals and botanicals for this line art class. join me for a floral line art class at the beautiful skeleton root winery in downtown cincinnati where i’ll be teaching you to create your own one-of-a-kind floral world map – or floral ohio – or floral letter….totally up to you! no drawing experience – no problem – it will be a fun & super-chill class. the skeleton root $35 >>

8pm: the bundys, tana matz! the southgate house revival $9-10 >>

8pm: improv at below zero: the draft!! otrimprov presents a new competitive long form event we like to call “the draft”! players from local improv teams have been invited to play with us and no one will know who is on what team until that night! the players will be drafted (see?) onto three different teams that will each present an original show! then at the end of the night, the audience will vote, and the winners will then return to compete next month! otrimprov $5 >>

8pm: buckethead in covington, ky! madison theater $22.50 >>

8pm: foxnight 3! the mockbee $5 >>

8pm: 30’s night at the rook! the 1930’s may have been a bit depressing but it was a great time for games!!! stop by on april 28th to learn more and party with some more prohibition cocktails! the rook otr $10 >>

9:30pm: maurice mattei, the cousin kissers! the southgate house revival free >>

10pm: grotesque brooms * relaxer * breaking glass! relaxer (akron) is blazing back from austin’s 2018 levitation festival and making a stop at junker’s tavern! junker’s tavern free >>

10pm: kick off the culture w/ talib kweli! the hip hop legend is back for his dj residency as beats. wine. life. presents ‘kick-off the culture’ with talib kweli. revel otr urban winery $35-$40 >>

10pm: ruby the rabbitfoot (nashville) | the midwesterns at motr pub! motr free >>

10:15pm: surrealist games – late night! play crazy zany weirdo games the way dali and gertrude stein used to before there was internet! Know theatre of cincinnati free >>

11pm: official homecoming after party featuring spank rock! the woodward theater $10 >>

sunday

10:30am: free yoga! rhinegeist free >>

10:30am: yoga at braxton! join braxton brewery and rooted yoga for yoga at braxton brewing company. $10 class and a pint! come stretch and lift one to life! due to the popularity of this event, please register and reserve your spot. follow the link to purchase your ticket! braxton brewing company $10 >>

11am: battle of hogwarts anniversary-week celebration! alright guys, here’s the deal: may 2, 2018 is the 20th anniversary of the battle of hogwarts and we want to celebrate. in a big way! the rook otr free >>

11:30am: yoga in the barrel room at skeleton root ~ april edition! join us sunday, april 29th for free yoga in the barrel room at the skeleton root winery. class will run from 11:30-12:30pm and will be led by yoga bar instructor britt glenn. following class students are encouraged to stay and enjoy wine, mimosas, bagels, and music! the skeleton root free >>

12pm: art on vine – hello spring!! rhinegeist free >>

2pm: dusty bryant : music & mimosas! the skeleton root free >>

5pm: happy fun song time w/cybp! join cybp, sunday 4.29.18, as we take over cincinnati’s hottest karaoke bar; tokyo kitty! tokyo kitty free >>

6pm: mushroomhead w/ ventana, vyces & more! madison theater $22-$25 >>