Monday, Feb. 15
MUSIC: Jazz at the Memo: Singin' and Swingin' with Mandy Gaines and the Brad Myers Trio, 7 p.m., Memorial Hall OTR, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $8, $6 students. memorialhallotr.com.
Tuesday, Feb. 16
MUSIC: Music Live at Lunch, 12:10 p.m., Christ Church Cathedral, 318 E. 4th St., Downtown. Music by Lagniappe. Free.
MUSIC: Sergio Pamies Rodriguez Trio, 7-9:30 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. $7.50-$30. caffevivace.com.
Wednesday, Feb. 17
BARS: The Alice: An Immersive Cocktail Experience, 5:30-7 p.m., 140 Marian Spencer Way, Downtown. 90-minute pop-up adventure takes you through the looking glass into a theatrical, alternate reality experience. Create 2 bespoke cocktails, solve riddles and challenges, play croquet with a flamingo, devour "eat me" cake and more. $45. explorehidden.com.
FOOD/VIRTUAL: Soul Plates, 7:45-8:45 p.m. via Contemporary Arts Center and Cincy Nice. Delve deeper into the diverse flavors and traditions of community each week in February with shared meal and conversation. Meal pick-up after 4 p.m. at 1310 Pendleton St., Pendleton. This week: Seena Chriti of Paktli and Derrick Braziel of Pata Roja with "Mexico Lindo y Querido." Each meal feeds one. $25. Reservations required: soulplates.org/gather.
Thursday, Feb. 18
ART: Frank Duveneck: American Master, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday-Sunday, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. Major re-evaluation of the work of the most influential painter in Cincinnati history, with the first comprehensive exhibition in more than 30 years. Runs through March 28. $10, $5 seniors and ages 6-17, free ages 5-under. Reservations required. cincinatiartmuseum.org.
ART: Future History Now 2021: Black Art Gallery, 5-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Brick Pop Up Shops, 963 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. Highlights and celebrates Black visual artists. Featuring Gee Horton, Ninamdot, Frank Young, Davida Casey, Allen Imagry, Tasha Beckwith, Antonio Wooten Jr., Rae Parker, Louis Rideout and more. Runs Feb. 12-March 14. Free. eventbrite.com.
FILM/VIRTUAL CLOSING: Jewish and Israeli Film Festival, 7 p.m. Feature and short films showcase Jewish and Israeli culture. Closing night features the film "Shared Legacies: The African-American Jewish Civil Rights Alliance." Runs Jan. 23-Feb. 18. mayersonjcc.org/film.
MUSIC: Mandy Gaines and Brad Myers, 7-9:30 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. $6-$30. caffevivace.com.
Friday, Feb. 19
COMEDY: Chris Porter, 7 p.m. Friday, 6 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday, 6 p.m. Sunday, Funny Bone Comedy Club, 7518 Bales St., Liberty Township. $20. Ages 21-up. liberty.funnybone.com.
MUSEUMS: Built to Last: Taft Historic House at 200, noon-4 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown. The Baum-Longworth-Sinton-Taft historic house turned 200 in 2020. Explore the history of downtown Cincinnati's oldest surviving wooden residence still in its original location. Runs through June 6. Limited capacity and timed entry reservations. $10, $8 seniors, free for members, active military and ages under 18. taftmuseum.org.
MUSIC/VIRTUAL: Winter Festival: After Aida, 7:30 p.m. streaming via Cincinnati Opera. Julian Mitchell's acclaimed play provides a compelling peek behind opera's curtain and a humanizing portrait of one of its great artists: Giuseppe Verdi. The humorous and loving tale is presented in collaboration with Ensemble Theatre in a reading featuring popular Cincinnati actors led by Bruce Cromer. Free. Register: cincinnatiopera.org/winter-festival.
MUSIC: Spirited Riffs, 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Louis Langree conducts the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra in a return to live performances for in-person audiences at a significantly reduced capacity. 513-381-3300; cincinnatisymphony.org.
MUSIC: Brian Lovely Trio with Paul Patterson, 7 and 9 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. Choose from two sets. $5-$25. caffevivace.com.
Saturday, Feb. 20
ART: Anila Quayyum Agha: All the Flowers Are for Me, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Mount Adams. The popular exhibition, first displayed in 2017, features a work by the Pakistani and American artist who creates immersive installations by manipulating light. Runs through May 30. Free. Reservations required. cincinatiartmuseum.org.
COMEDY: Brewery Comedy Tour, 8-9:30 p.m., Wooden Cask Brewery, 629 York St., Newport. 2-4 comedians perform. $13. eventbrite.com.
FESTIVALS: Mittenfest, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Ticket includes three 12 oz. beers, 1 soft drink, 1 draft beer at a participating taproom. Limited tickets available each day to prevent overcrowding. washingtonpark.org.
MUSIC: Brandon Estrada Quartet, 7 and 9 p.m., Caffe Vivace, 975 E. McMillan St., Walnut Hills. Choose from two sets. $10-$40. caffevivace.com.
MUSIC: 3 Piece Revival with Velvet Crush Unplugged, 7-11 p.m., JD Legends, 65 Millard Drive, Franklin. $5-$10.
SHOPPING: Winter Market, noon-5 p.m., Big Ash Brewing, 5230 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township. Every third Saturday from January-April. Shop for plants, gluten-free baked goods, dog treats, jams, jellies and other hand-crafted artisan goods. Free admission.
TOURS: Haunted Investigation of Memorial Hall, 9 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $69. 859-951-8560; americanlegacytours.com.
TOURS: Signature Over-the-Rhine Tour, 3 p.m., Findlay Market, 1801 Race St., Over-the-Rhine. Walking tasting tour that includes stops at several restaurants and food-related businesses. Food is served outside when possible, and all recommended Covid-19 protocols are followed. Masks are required except when eating or drinking. Enough food for a lunch plus a glass of beer or wine. $60. cincinnatifoodtours.com.
Sunday, Feb. 21
EXPOS: Cincinnati Wedding Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Kolping Center, 10235 W. Mill Road, Springfield Township. Sponsored by A Bridal Affair Wedding Shows. Couples can meet with area wedding professionals. Every couple receives a free wedding gift card valued at $200. Free admission, but registration required due to limited capacity. eventbrite.com.
MUSEUMS/VIRTUAL: Queens of the Queen City: Cincinnati Stories of African American Women, 4 p.m. online via Harriet Beecher Stowe House. Speaker Hadley Drodge discusses Black women who broke barriers to become architects of change: Frances Watkins Harper, Hallie Quinn Brown, Lucretia Newman Coleman and Marian Spencer. $7. stowehousecincy.org.
MUSIC/VIRTUAL: Winter Blues Fest, 8-11 p.m. livestreaming on Can't Stop the Blues Facebook group page, in conjunction with Cincy Blues Society. cincyblues.org.