What’s Up Cincinnati — May 5-8

What’s Up Cincinnati — May 5-8





Cinco de Mayo fiesta at Leapin Lizard TODAY, Monday from 6-9 pm! There will be food, sangria/margaritas, live music, free Salsa lessons, dance demonstrations by Fiesta Dance company and The Duveneck Rueda dancers, a photo shoot, piñata, and much more! 726 Main St. Covington, 41011, $7.





The CCM Center for Computer Music presents Sonic Explorations, featuring guest composer Jennifer Bernard Merkowitz and works by CCM faculty and students – including an improvisational performance with dancers wearing a wireless sensor system designed by computer science students. 8 p.m. Cohen Family Student Theatre, CCM, University of Cincinnati, 45221. Free. Info: mara.helmuth@uc.edu.




One World Wednesday –Scandinavia– at the Cincinnati Art Museum, a night of Swedish culture in a great setting! Featuring: Live musical and dance performances, Israeli tunes spun by DJ Splotty Kaeco, Scandinavian food and drink tasting and gallery strolls. 5:30-9 p.m. Cincinnati Art Museum, $8.





You won’t want to miss Celebrate As One, a fantastic outdoor festival featuring an outstanding Israeli ensemble: The Idan Raichel Project, as well as about a dozen other local performing groups. This festival, in celebration of Israel’s 60th birthday, will have international music and dance, street performers and ethnic food. 4:30-10 p.m. Fountain Square downtown at 6th and Vine, 45202. Free!






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.