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<em>Full Schedule</em>

Full Schedule

In virtually every case, success comes as a result of collective effort. The CAC’s inaugural year of This Time Tomorrow was no different. We’re grateful for each and every person who contributed resources, time, talent...

ASUNA - <em>100 Keyboards</em>

ASUNA - 100 Keyboards

ASUNA - 100 Keyboards (Moire Resonance by Interference Frequency) A live music performance featuring over 100 toy keyboards. Each keyboard plays a sustained note of a certain pitch, and as the number of keys increases, a strange...

JUNI ONE SET -<em> Boy mother / faceless bloom</em>

JUNI ONE SET - Boy mother / faceless bloom

CAC Commission Threading mythology and autobiography, while drawing from the diverse lineages of queer, anticolonial, and care-based artistic practices, Boy mother / faceless bloom is a new interdisciplinary performance work by Juni One Set. Dance, music,...

MIKROKOSMOS - <em>One Giant Step</em>

MIKROKOSMOS - One Giant Step

World Premiere | CAC Commission One Giant Step is a performance that uses the melody of “To Be Young, Gifted and Black” as a constraining and liberating force. Channeling the spirit of Nina Simone and...



***POSTPONED*** North American Premiere In partnership with Wave Pool MORITI is a live performance project of a traveling shack from various locations to different spaces in the city. It is a response and contribution to the...

RADOUAN MRIZIGA - <em>Akal</em>


CAC Commission Can you use choreography to fill in the gaps in our historical memory? In Akal, the final part of his latest trilogy, Radouan Mriziga once again focuses on the knowledge of the Imazighen,...

SHARON UDOH - <em>Black Gold: A Lullaby</em>

SHARON UDOH - Black Gold: A Lullaby

***CANCELED due to health reasons*** CO-PRESENTED WITH 21c MUSEUM HOTELWORLD PREMIERE Black Gold: A Lullaby is a Nina Simone-inspired musical experience performed by Cincinnati-raised, Columbus-based pianist and vocalist Sharon Udoh, based on Ms. Simone's 1970 album, Black...



From Wednesday through Saturday nights during TTT, the experimentation continues at the CAC with the festival's Late Night Hub. This is the spot in town to join with fellow festival-goers and artists, talk about what...

ALICE RIPOLL / Cia REC - <em>aCORdo</em>


North American Premiere This is a collaboration between Alice Ripoll and Cia REC. Every society has upper and lower strata. For ten years, Brazilian choreographer Alice Ripoll and Cia REC have collaborated together. As Black people...



The Goetta-Institut is where you can dig more deeply into the artists, projects, and themes of TTT. Each day of the festival, audiences will enjoy free, accessible conversations while enjoying free, delicious goetta sliders. Whether...

JAY BOLOTIN -<em>The Darktown Sermons</em>

JAY BOLOTIN -The Darktown Sermons

World Premiere | CAC Commission In partnership with The Carnegie Kentucky native Jay Bolotin is a renaissance artist; a maker equally at home crafting outlaw country music and stories as he is creating otherworldly creatures carved...

BRITNI BICKNAVER - <em>Special Collections: Reflections on the Mercantile Library</em>

BRITNI BICKNAVER - Special Collections: Reflections on the Mercantile Library

World Premiere | CAC Commission In partnership with The Mercantile Library Special Collections: Reflections on the Mercantile Library (2022), an unorthodox audio tour of Cincinnati’s famed Mercantile Library, takes listeners on a contemplative journey through the...

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