22 Things To Do in Cincinnati This Week (Aug. 21-27)

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WEDNESDAY 21
FILM: 10 Things I Hate About You at Washington Park
Free films take over Washington Park Wednesdays in summer. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, pretty and pleasant Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) can’t go to prom unless her uptight sister (Julia Stiles) does. Thankfully, bad boy Patrick (Heath Ledger, RIP) steps in. Bring some chairs or a blanket and head to the park early to claim a spot on the lawn. The concession stand is open for snacks and alcohol (and also non-alcohol). 9-11 p.m. Free admission. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, washingtonpark.org.
Photo: Washington Park Facebook

WEDNESDAY 21

FILM: 10 Things I Hate About You at Washington Park
Free films take over Washington Park Wednesdays in summer. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, pretty and pleasant Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) can’t go to prom unless her uptight sister (Julia Stiles) does. Thankfully, bad boy Patrick (Heath Ledger, RIP) steps in. Bring some chairs or a blanket and head to the park early to claim a spot on the lawn. The concession stand is open for snacks and alcohol (and also non-alcohol). 9-11 p.m. Free admission. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, washingtonpark.org.
Photo: Washington Park Facebook
WEDNESDAY 21
ONSTAGE: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
It’s a war between the sexes as seven frontier women take charge of their lives in 1850s Oregon in this romantic comedy. With musical hits like “Bless Your Beautiful Hide” and “The Sobbin’ Women,” seven dummy brothers think they know what a woman’s place is. But they learn what’s up through one of their spirited brides. Through Sept. 8. $29 adults; $26 seniors/students. Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, 801 Matson Place, East Price Hill, cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Photo: Warsaw Federal Incline Theater

WEDNESDAY 21

ONSTAGE: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
It’s a war between the sexes as seven frontier women take charge of their lives in 1850s Oregon in this romantic comedy. With musical hits like “Bless Your Beautiful Hide” and “The Sobbin’ Women,” seven dummy brothers think they know what a woman’s place is. But they learn what’s up through one of their spirited brides. Through Sept. 8. $29 adults; $26 seniors/students. Warsaw Federal Incline Theater, 801 Matson Place, East Price Hill, cincinnatilandmarkproductions.com.
Photo: Warsaw Federal Incline Theater
THURSDAY 22
COMEDY: Taylor Tomlinson 
Most comedians start their careers in a comedy club of some sort. Taylor Tomlinson started in church at age 16. After taking a comedy class with her dad at their church, the instructor, a Christian comedian, invited Taylor to be his feature act. She did the church circuit for two years before switching to mainstream comedy clubs in college. “I’m not saying I don’t want to get married,” she tells an audience. “I do. I just don’t know if I’m ready yet. Sometimes I think I’m ready, and I see the Facebook posts, I feel the emptiness and I think I want to be married. Then I eat bread and I feel so much better. I just needed some carbs.” She’s also unsure about having children. “I want to have kids, but I’m afraid because as far as I can tell you can’t pick. You just go to the hospital in pain and a few hours later, ‘This is what came out of you. No tradesies!’ ” Through Sunday. $10-$45. Liberty Funny Bone, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township, liberty.funnybone.com.
Photo: United Talent Agency

THURSDAY 22

COMEDY: Taylor Tomlinson
Most comedians start their careers in a comedy club of some sort. Taylor Tomlinson started in church at age 16. After taking a comedy class with her dad at their church, the instructor, a Christian comedian, invited Taylor to be his feature act. She did the church circuit for two years before switching to mainstream comedy clubs in college. “I’m not saying I don’t want to get married,” she tells an audience. “I do. I just don’t know if I’m ready yet. Sometimes I think I’m ready, and I see the Facebook posts, I feel the emptiness and I think I want to be married. Then I eat bread and I feel so much better. I just needed some carbs.” She’s also unsure about having children. “I want to have kids, but I’m afraid because as far as I can tell you can’t pick. You just go to the hospital in pain and a few hours later, ‘This is what came out of you. No tradesies!’ ” Through Sunday. $10-$45. Liberty Funny Bone, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township, liberty.funnybone.com.
Photo: United Talent Agency
THURSDAY 22
MUSIC: The Whispering Beard Folk Festival 
In January, the hugely popular Whispering Beard Folk Festival announced it was moving from its cozy confines in small-town Friendship, Indiana to Smale Riverfront Park. Taking place Aug. 22-24, the 2019 WBFF lineup is in keeping with the event’s tradition of booking high-quality local, regional and national Americana artists, including headliners like M. Ward, Ryan Bingham, The Felice Brothers and Peter Rowan. As always, the Greater Cincinnati music scene is well represented. On Thursday’s opening night, The Tillers and Maria Carrelli will perform; Friday’s event features area acts My Brother the Bear and Easy Tom Eby; Frontier Folk Nebraska, Krystal Peterson and Chalk Eye are on Saturday’s bill. Besides the landlocked festivities, Whispering Beard’s organizers are taking advantage of the new locale this year by taking some of the music into (or at least on top of) the water. Area artists like Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle, Joe’s Truck Stop and the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars will perform on riverboat mini-cruises throughout the weekend. The boat shows are a separate ticket ($8-$18) and you must have a festival wristband to attend. Music begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. Friday and noon on Saturday. Three-day passes for this year’s Whispering Beard fest are $120. Friday and Saturday single-day tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the gate; Thursday tickets are $25 in advance or $30 day of show. Advanced tickets (including for the riverboat sets) are available through cincyticket.com. For complete Whispering Beard info, go to whisperingbeard.com.
Photo: Whispering Beard Folk Festival Facebook

THURSDAY 22

MUSIC: The Whispering Beard Folk Festival
In January, the hugely popular Whispering Beard Folk Festival announced it was moving from its cozy confines in small-town Friendship, Indiana to Smale Riverfront Park. Taking place Aug. 22-24, the 2019 WBFF lineup is in keeping with the event’s tradition of booking high-quality local, regional and national Americana artists, including headliners like M. Ward, Ryan Bingham, The Felice Brothers and Peter Rowan. As always, the Greater Cincinnati music scene is well represented. On Thursday’s opening night, The Tillers and Maria Carrelli will perform; Friday’s event features area acts My Brother the Bear and Easy Tom Eby; Frontier Folk Nebraska, Krystal Peterson and Chalk Eye are on Saturday’s bill. Besides the landlocked festivities, Whispering Beard’s organizers are taking advantage of the new locale this year by taking some of the music into (or at least on top of) the water. Area artists like Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Buffalo Wabs & the Price Hill Hustle, Joe’s Truck Stop and the Comet Bluegrass All-Stars will perform on riverboat mini-cruises throughout the weekend. The boat shows are a separate ticket ($8-$18) and you must have a festival wristband to attend. Music begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, 1 p.m. Friday and noon on Saturday. Three-day passes for this year’s Whispering Beard fest are $120. Friday and Saturday single-day tickets are $50 in advance or $55 at the gate; Thursday tickets are $25 in advance or $30 day of show. Advanced tickets (including for the riverboat sets) are available through cincyticket.com. For complete Whispering Beard info, go to whisperingbeard.com.
Photo: Whispering Beard Folk Festival Facebook
THURSDAY 22
MUSIC: Popa Chubby
Popa Chubby bring scoring Pop-infected Blues to the Southgate House Revival. 8 p.m. Thursday. $20-$30. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, southgatehouse.com. 
Photo: Provided

THURSDAY 22

MUSIC: Popa Chubby
Popa Chubby bring scoring Pop-infected Blues to the Southgate House Revival. 8 p.m. Thursday. $20-$30. Southgate House Revival, 111 E. Sixth St., Newport, southgatehouse.com.
Photo: Provided
THURSDAY 22
FILM: Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes
The Woodward Theater and Borne Content are hosting a screening of the acclaimed documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes, Swiss director Sophie Huber’s look at the history and continuing legacy of Jazz music’s most enduring and iconic record label. The film is only screening in a select few U.S. cities this summer, mostly for one-night-only engagements. Founded 80 years ago by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, Blue Note’s discography includes groundbreaking and indispensable works that are crucial building blocks of Jazz. Its roster has included Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Chick Corea, Jean-Luc PontyÉ you get the picture. Jazz giants. The label has maintained relevance throughout its eight decades, expanding and growing alongside the genre, while also branching off into related but not strictly Jazz territory. Along with the modern vanguard of Jazz greats like John Scofield, Robert Glasper, Joe Lovano, Wynton Marsalis and Terence Blanchard, Blue Note has been home to successful albums by Norah Jones, Amos Lee, Al Green and Van Morrison. Beyond The Notes was a favorite at film festivals all over the world last year and recent reviews from outlets like The Guardian and The New York Times have offered glowing praise for the movie. 7 p.m. Thursday. $8. Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, woodwardtheater.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Mira Film

THURSDAY 22

FILM: Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes
The Woodward Theater and Borne Content are hosting a screening of the acclaimed documentary Blue Note Records: Beyond The Notes, Swiss director Sophie Huber’s look at the history and continuing legacy of Jazz music’s most enduring and iconic record label. The film is only screening in a select few U.S. cities this summer, mostly for one-night-only engagements. Founded 80 years ago by Alfred Lion and Max Margulis, Blue Note’s discography includes groundbreaking and indispensable works that are crucial building blocks of Jazz. Its roster has included Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Ornette Coleman, Chick Corea, Jean-Luc PontyÉ you get the picture. Jazz giants. The label has maintained relevance throughout its eight decades, expanding and growing alongside the genre, while also branching off into related but not strictly Jazz territory. Along with the modern vanguard of Jazz greats like John Scofield, Robert Glasper, Joe Lovano, Wynton Marsalis and Terence Blanchard, Blue Note has been home to successful albums by Norah Jones, Amos Lee, Al Green and Van Morrison. Beyond The Notes was a favorite at film festivals all over the world last year and recent reviews from outlets like The Guardian and The New York Times have offered glowing praise for the movie. 7 p.m. Thursday. $8. Woodward Theater, 1404 Main St., Over-the-Rhine, woodwardtheater.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Mira Film
FRIDAY 23
COMEDY: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha 
Cincy Brew Ha-Ha takes over Sawyer Point for two days of laughs and drafts, featuring headliners Preacher Lawson and Jay Mohr. 5 p.m.-midnight Friday; 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Comedy and admission are free, but wristbands and beer tickets need to be purchased. Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown, cincybrewhaha.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Jay Mohr

FRIDAY 23

COMEDY: Cincy Brew Ha-Ha
Cincy Brew Ha-Ha takes over Sawyer Point for two days of laughs and drafts, featuring headliners Preacher Lawson and Jay Mohr. 5 p.m.-midnight Friday; 4 p.m.-midnight Saturday. Comedy and admission are free, but wristbands and beer tickets need to be purchased. Sawyer Point, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Downtown, cincybrewhaha.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Jay Mohr
FRIDAY 23
ONSTAGE: American Idiot
American Idiot is a bombastic Punk Rock opera based on the Green Day album of the same name at The Carnegie. Through Aug. 25. $25-$32. The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, thecarnegie.com.
Photo: Mikki Schaffner Photography

FRIDAY 23

ONSTAGE: American Idiot
American Idiot is a bombastic Punk Rock opera based on the Green Day album of the same name at The Carnegie. Through Aug. 25. $25-$32. The Carnegie, 1028 Scott Blvd., Covington, thecarnegie.com.
Photo: Mikki Schaffner Photography
FRIDAY 23
MUSIC: Super Low 
Super Low brings Memphis Indie Power Pop to the Northside Tavern. 10 p.m. Friday. Free. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside, northsidetav.com.
Photo: Flannery Harper

FRIDAY 23

MUSIC: Super Low
Super Low brings Memphis Indie Power Pop to the Northside Tavern. 10 p.m. Friday. Free. Northside Tavern, 4163 Hamilton Ave., Northside, northsidetav.com.
Photo: Flannery Harper
FRIDAY 23
MUSIC: BeWILDerfest
Hosted on three stages in and around Urban Artifact, beWILDerfest is described as a “wild culture music and beer festival.” The annual event, which began in 2016, returns this weekend with a lineup that includes several of Cincinnati’s finest musical acts (like Tweens, Lung, Moonbeau, Us, Today, Soften, Common Center and In the Pines), as well as top-of-the-line national/international touring artists, including Screaming Females, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Zach Deputy and Green Jellÿ. Doors for beWILDerfest 2019 open at 5 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Single-day tickets are $30; weekend passes are $50. Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St., Northside, bewilderfest.com.
Photo: GRLwood // Provided

FRIDAY 23

MUSIC: BeWILDerfest
Hosted on three stages in and around Urban Artifact, beWILDerfest is described as a “wild culture music and beer festival.” The annual event, which began in 2016, returns this weekend with a lineup that includes several of Cincinnati’s finest musical acts (like Tweens, Lung, Moonbeau, Us, Today, Soften, Common Center and In the Pines), as well as top-of-the-line national/international touring artists, including Screaming Females, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Zach Deputy and Green Jellÿ. Doors for beWILDerfest 2019 open at 5 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday. Single-day tickets are $30; weekend passes are $50. Urban Artifact, 1660 Blue Rock St., Northside, bewilderfest.com.
Photo: GRLwood // Provided