What’s Up Cincinnati Apr 13-17

What’s Up Cincinnati Apr 13-17

What’s Up Cincinnati – April 14-17 


Brrrr … it’s cold again! Warm up with some of these great activities!  




Platform tells the story of a group of amateur theatre performers forced to adapt to the punishing political climate in China during the 1980’s. Presented by UC Reel Cinema. 6 p.m. Meyer Gallery, Ground Floor Student Life Center, University of Cincinnati. Info: tyl550@gmail.com & www.ucreelcinema.blogspot.com .




Like electronic music? This concert takes it to a new level. Sonic Explorations Internet2 combines a collection of improvisations occurring over high bandwidth between CCM’s Center for Computer Music, Columbia University, Indiana University, the University of Montana and Shobi University in Japan. The music will be accompanied by visual improvisations provided by Charles Woodman. 8 p.m. Cohen Family Studio Theater, CCM, University of Cincinnati. Free. Info: 513.556.0807, mara.helmuth@uc.edu




A toast to the animals? Why not? Wild About Wine benefits local and international conservation efforts of the Cincinnati Zoo. The evening includes a wine tasting, visits from several zoo animal ambassadors, a silent auction, appetizers and lively music. 6-8 p.m. Harold C. Schott Education Center, Cincinnati Zoo. $30. Info: 513-559-7759.




Visiting Tibetan Buddhist teacher Achok Rinpoche will share Buddhist knowledge in a series of talks. This week’s discussion involves the Medicine Buddha initiation, and how health challenges can become a source of strength. 7 p.m. GSL Buddhist Monastery, 3046 Pavlova Drive, 45251. Info: 513-385-7116. gsl@ganden.org




Tuesday, try out Kama Salsa’s new beginner’s salsa session 7 p.m. at 1018 Delta in Mt. Lookout! $65 for six-week session, $15/individual class. Please wear comfy clothes and leather-soled shoes.


Recurring Events 


Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday: Like learning about other cultures? Check out STIR, an international happy hour which brings people from all over the city (and the world) together for free food, drink specials, and interesting conversation! Great for both social and business networking. 6-9 p.m. at The Wine Cellar, 1101 Saint Gregory St. 45202. Info: Anne Golden, 513-745-2019.