Pope Benedict XVI’s announcement that he would resign February 28th was unexpected and shocking news to many Catholics.The 85 year old is the first pontiff in nearly 600 years to step down from the office. He cited advanced age and diminishing strength as reasons for his decision.
The annual Macy’s Arts Sampler presented by ArtsWave will cover three Saturdays this year, featuring 130 performances and, new this year, a major collaborative concert at Music Hall with four of Cincinnati’s largest performing arts organizations.
After nearly 15 years, Tropicoso, Cincinnati’s premier Latin dance band and the Mad Frog, home of the Monday Salsa Night, will commemorate their partnership with a celebration .The event, held January 28th, will feature live music, and of course, non-stop dancing.
The start of a new year can be a great time to get organized. The weather is dreary, decorations are put away but papers are still in a pile on a desk or table and the closet may have clothes in it you haven’t worn in years.
The roots of Singer -Songwriter Hank Williams’ music is being presented in the play, HANK WILLIAMS: LOST HIGHWAY during Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park’s Shelterhouse Season . The show features a portrait of the cowboy considered one of the most influential country artists of all time. More than 20 of the singer’s songs are featured.