ArtsWave Days 2019: Arts on the HillName: ArtsWave Days 2019: Arts on the HillDate: March 2, 2019Time: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM ESTEvent Description:In honor of the 2019 ArtsWave Community Campaign, the Cincinnati Art Museum is kicking off the opening weekend of its “Paris 1900” exhibition with one day only free admission for the community; as always, the museum will offer free general admission too.
While at the museum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., enjoy Bonjour & More with various performances in the Great Hall. Flying Cloud Academy of Vintage Dance will perform and teach dances that were popular in Paris at the turn of the century.
Allegro Ensemble will serenade us with French compositions. Queen City Opera will put on a teaser for their upcoming production of Weber’s “The Magic Bullets (Der Freischutz),” telling the story of a community obsessed with guns, set after Europe’s 30 Years War in 1648 and juxtaposed to current day realities.
Cincinnati Baila Academy will showcase the significance of Mexican Independence and the history and evolution of the dance art form.
ArtsWave Days, brought to you by Macy’s, continues with Arts on the Hill, sponsored by Frisch’s Big Boy! At Cincinnati Playhouse in the park, you can catch a free community preview performance of August Wilson’s masterpiece, “Two Trains Running!”
In this masterpiece, history unfolds around everyday lives against the backdrop of the civil rights movement. As part of Wilson’s trailblazing American Century Cycle, “Two Trains Running” paints a compassionate and unforgettable portrait of ordinary people in the midst of transformation. Tickets need to be reserved in advance and you will need to pick them up on March 2 before 3 p.m.