Comedian Aziz Ansari of "Parks and Recreation" brings his stand-up tour to Horseshoe Casino this Friday. (Photo: Flickr/Daniel Shankbone)
Find out what's on tap this weekend around Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky and make a plan.
Teams of four race against each other to complete tasks at various locations around town. The event benefits Learning Is Cool, a program designed to encourage students in grades 1-8 at Cincinnati Public Schools, Covington Independent Public Schools, North College Hill Schools and Middletown City Schools to make "A'' honor roll each quarter. An ‘After Scurry Party' will be held at The Holy Grail.
After-hours access to art galleries, docent-led tours of "Todd Pavlisko: Crown"
and a chance to win a special Mother's Day lunch on May 11. Music by The Happy Couple Duo and performances by OTR Improv. Cash bar and food available for purchase.
Details: 5-9 p.m. Friday. Free admission. $4 parking, free for members. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953
Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org.
The Red Door Project Final Friday: Yard Art
Artists from all over Cincinnati are coming together to launch the city's newest art gallery, The Red Door Project. Inspired by the idea that art is in the eye of the beholder, the gallery will feature artwork by dozens of Cincinnatians from all backgrounds and walks of life. Enjoy a night of bidding on your favorite local artwork along with complimentary appetizers and drinks.
The DAAPworks Annual Fashion Show, sponsored by Macy's, features the work of students in the Fashion Design program at the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. Ticket includes complimentary after party.
The Goo Goo Dolls perform the spring acoustic tour, "The Otis Midnight Sessions." Show performed in a "story tellers" format at the intimate Dave Finkelman Auditorium. Show opens with Run River North. Sponsored by Miami university Regionals Artist Series.
Based upon Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walkerand. Ages 18 and up. Presented by Cincinnati Black Theatre Company.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. $35. Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut St., Downtown. www.cincinnatiblacktheatre.org.
Cincinnati Ballet and Over the Rhine Live
A live music performance collaboration between the Cincinnati Ballet and the folk music band Over the Rhine. Two choreographic world premieres and one piece from the band's 2011 hit "Infamous Love Songs."
628 Productions presents a sketch comedy about the social follies experienced while "sipping the sauce."
Details: 8 p.m. Saturday. $18, $15 advance. Ages 21 and up.Below Zero Lounge, 1122 Walnut St., Over-the-Rhine. www.byebyeliver.com.
Art on Vine
Up to 25 artists displaying and selling fine arts and crafts organized by James Jenkins, owner of Photography for the People. Event benefits Over-the-Rhine Community Housing. Art on Vine proof of purchase gets any A Tavola signature pizza and High Life pitcher for $15, and 10 percent off framing needs at Framshop.
Horse drawn carriage rides through Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum show off trees, blossoms, green foliage, art, architecture and wildlife. Learn from notable "residents" dressed in character around the property as well as guided walking tours.
Details: 12-3:30 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. Spring Grove Cemeterey and Arboretum, 4521 Spring Grove
Ave., Spring Grove Village. www.springgrove.org.
Comedian Charity Basketball Game
Comedians hit the court for a game of basketball and a stand-up comedy halftime show. Proceeds go to the Cincinnati Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Details: 4 p.m. Sunday. $5. Seven Hills School, 5400 Red Bank Rd., Madisonville. www.afsp.org.
Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica
Walk among thousands of butterflies at Krohn Conservatory's annual butterfly show. "Pura Vida: Butterflies of Costa Rica" features exotic butterflies throughout Krohn Conservatory and celebrates the life, culture and country of Costa Rica.
Details: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through June 22. $7 adults, $4 children, ages four and under free. Krohn Conservatory, 1501 Eden Park Dr., Walnut Hills. www.cincinnatiparks.com.
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