The Weekend Update (WU)
Featured Artist: Renee Alper
Non-Vertical Girl is her latest work, a powerful, quirky and upbeat musical about the world of disability.
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Friday Jan 16: Rohs Street Cafe is one of the best places to have a cuppa and soak in some live music. This Friday’s special features Ellie Fabe and Scott Bravo, each performing original acoustic tunes. The hot chocolate is amazing, and music only makes it better. Plus, Rohs Street is a nonprofit and a community hub par excellence – check it out!
Saturday Jan 17: Did you know that the Chinese New Year is right around the corner, on Jan 26? You can celebrate early at the Impression China 2009 New Year Concert, which will feature traditional Chinese music, including Beijing Opera, folk dance and classical Chinese music. It is presented by the Greater Cincinnati Chinese Music Society. Tickets are $50 (patrons), $20 (general) & $10 (students). 7:30 p.m. at Corbett Auditorium, CCM, University of Cincinnati. Info: 513.761.0245
Sunday Jan 18: Tired of the cold? Take a trip to Africa, hosted by the Cincinnati Museum Center as part of their Passport to the World culture fest. This fun indoor festival will feature music, dance and crafts celebrating African cultures. It’s great for all ages and is also free! Noon-5 p.m. Cincinnati Museum Center.