What’s Up Cincinnati April 28-May 1

What’s Up Cincinnati April 28-May 1

What’s Up Cincinnati – April 28-May 1 


Almost into May (can you believe it?) … better make the most of what’s left of April, folks! Enjoy!





Did you know that today is a national holiday … in the Netherlands? It’s the Dutch Queen’s birthday – and what better way to celebrate than an elegant evening of wine, chocolate and art? Learn about master painter Rembrandt at the Art Museum’s beautiful exhibit, while enjoying fine wines and decadent chocolate. 6-9 p.m. Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Dr. 45202. $40. RSVP: 513-721-ARTS.





Check out Academy-nominated short films from around the world at Cincinnati World Cinema presents its Oscar Shorts. The two-hour program includes 1 Oscar winner, 4 Oscar-nominated films, & 1 bonus short. 7 p.m.  at Fath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45202. $9. Program continues on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Info: 859.781.8151, WorldCinema@fuse.net, www.cincyworldcinema.org.





Youth from Wyoming high school have put together a program to inform you of what’s happening in Darfur. The event includes live African music, fair trade coffee, Save Darfur merchandise, ideas about how to stop the genocide and a documentary film screening of The Devil Came on Horseback. The film features first-hand testimony of US Marine Captain Brian Steidle, who exposed the tragedy taking place in Darfur. 7 p.m. Tangeman University Center Great Hall, University of Cincinnati. Info:  






If you’ve never experienced SpokenWordSoul Thursdays, this is a great way to start: HBO Def Poet RedStorm from Chicago will perform. 8 p.m. The Dukester Jazz & Supper Club, 7733 Reading Rd, 45237. Info: 513.205.5201. 





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.