WORLD MUSIC FEST takes place Tuesday from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at The Southgate House ($12 at the door, $10 online at www.worldmusicfest.org). There will be a VIP international buffet before the show (6-7:30 p.m.) at Mammoth Café featuring ethnic cuisine from local restaurants and a classical Chinese music ensemble led by Ming Ke on Chinese lute. The VIP dinner is $50; the price includes dinner, live entertainment and entrance to the fest. Proceeds benefit the nonprofit Global Center of Greater Cincinnati.
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