BLINK shines on Cincinnati this week
Over four days starting tonight, the light from BLINK Cincinnati will shine on downtown Cincinnati from The Banks to Findlay Market. To plan your visit to the dozens of light mapping displays, interactive exhibits along with live music performances, visit the official website.
A few highlights to add to your BLINK schedule:
October 12, 7 p.m.: BLINK Future City Spectacular light parade, from Vine Street near Findlay Market to 13th Street into Washington Park. Bringing the funk will be iconic grand marshals, Bootsy Collins and his wife, Pepperminte Patti.
October 13: 2 p.m.-10 p.m., October 14: 12 p.m.-10 p.m. and October 15: 12 p.m.-6 p.m.: Summerfair in the City at BLINK Cincinnati. Established in 1968, Summerfair is a combination of fine artists and craftspeople from across the country exhibiting and selling works ranging from ceramics and sculptures to painting and photography. Summerfair will be hosted in beautiful Piatt Park (30 Garfield Place).
Live Music: Some 30 artists will perform on BLINK stages, providing live entertainment throughout the event--from African dance companies to electric dance parties. The full line up can be found here.
Freedom Center Stage, 50 E Freedom Way
Fountain Square Stage, 520 Vine Street
St. Xavier Backlot, 607 Sycamore Street (Shows will take place on REAR side of church)
Charley Harper Homecoming Mural, 119 East Court Street
Findlay Market West Stage, 137 West Elder Street
Huetopia Stage, 1674 Central Pkwy.