Local events: 10 things to do this week

Bone Thugs-N-Harmony, Ying Yang Twins, Lil’ Flip

The Turnt Up Tour features the hip-hop acts, Bone Thugs N Harmony and the Ying Yang Twins, and the rapper, Lil’ Flip. See them at the Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., Covington, Ky., on Sept. 23 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39-$55. For more information, call 859-491-2444 or visit

4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince

A live band and a full symphony orchestra will recreate the music of the late Prince, from his most popular hits to his lesser known gems. This show was curated by The Roots’ Questlove and also includes photo and video content. See it at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $30-$99.50. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit

“Clue: The Musical”

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This musical version of the classic whodunit board game challenges the audience to deduce the killer based on the given clues. There are over 200 possible solutions. See it at La Comedia Dinner Theatre, 765 W. Central Ave., Springboro, on Sept. 27-Oct. 28. Tickets are $30-$75. For more information and suggested arrival times, call 800-677-9505 or visit

Modest Mouse

This critically acclaimed indie rock band has released six albums, the latest being 2015’s “Strangers To Ourselves.” See them at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Sept. 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $39.50-$49.50. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit

BLAD Multicultural Expo

Organized by Backing Local Artists Dreams, a local nonprofit, this three-day festival will celebrate Hamilton’s cultural diversity through artistic expression, including music, dance, poetry, art, and food. Expect to experience Bollywood dance, live blues music, and Latin DJ music, among other things. Check it out at Symmes Park, 401 S. 3rd St., Hamilton, on Sept. 28-30. For more information, visit

Liberty Township Fall Festival

This annual community festival includes food trucks, arts and crafts vendors, a kids’ zone, inflatables, and live music by the island-themed party band, The SunBurners. Check it out at Liberty Park, 6757 Yankee Road, Liberty Twp., on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. There is no admission cost. For more information, call 513-759-7500 or visit

Feast & Fall-Y Festival

This European-style fair and vintage market features delicacies, treasures, and the wines of Valley Vineyards Wine Bistro. Check it out in downtown Lebanon on Sept. 29 from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. There is no admission cost. For more information, call 513-515-1752 or visit

Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel “I’m not fat, I’m fluffy” Iglesias competed prominently in “Last Comic Standing” Season 4 and hosted Comedy Central’s “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution.” See him perform live at Millett Hall at Miami University, 500 E. Sycamore St., Oxford, on Sept. 29 at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $48. For more information, call 513-529-3200 or visit

Pyramid Hill Art Fair

This annual art fair invites over 70 artists for a juried show and a sale of handmade art, including jewelry, painting, and metalwork. The fair takes place outside among the Pyramid Hill sculptures, and also features live music, food, family activities, and a community pavilion. Check it out at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum, 1763 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton, on Sept. 29-30. Fair hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5 per carload. For more information, call 513-863-8336 or visit

Ruffles and Rust Expo

This famous traveling boutique show is returning to Hamilton once again. Over 100 vendors will be selling handmade and vintage furniture, jewelry, clothing, boutique items, and home décor. Check it out at the Butler County Fairgrounds, 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, on Sept. 29-30. Expo hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $6. Children 12 and younger are admitted free. For more information, visit

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