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Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, who once notably worked with David Byrne, will perform at the Taft Theatre on Jan. 11. CONTRIBUTED
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Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, who once notably worked with David Byrne, will perform at the Taft Theatre on Jan. 11. CONTRIBUTED

“Waitress”

This is a musical adaptation of the critically acclaimed 2007 film about a small-town waitress who uses a pie-baking contest to escape her dead-end job and abusive husband. "Waitress" was nominated for four Tony Awards, and features original music by Sara Bereilles ("Brave"). See it at the Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 9-21. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 8 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturdays, and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $30 and up. For more information, call 513-621-2787 or visit www.cincinnatiarts.org.

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Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

This Grammy-winning hip-hop group released its 10th album, "New Waves," last June. See them at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $28. For more information, call 513-872-8801 or visit www.bogarts.com.

St. Vincent

Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, is a Grammy-winning singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. She received a lot of media attention for her collaborative 2012 album, "Love This Giant," with David Byrne. She released her fifth album, "Masseduction," in October. See her at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $33.50-$53.50. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit www.tafttheatre.org.

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Jon Reep

This stand-up comedian won the fifth season of "Last Comic Standing." He's also known as the "That thing got a hemi?" guy in Dodge commercials. See him perform locally at the Funny Bone at Liberty Center, 7518 Bales St., A-120, Liberty Township, on Jan. 11-14. Performance times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday, 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. Friday, 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Saturday, and 7 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12-$15. For more information, call 513-779-5233 or visit www.liberty.funnybone.com.

Umphrey’s McGee

This critically acclaimed jam band that plays in every musical genre imaginable, and has been compared favorably with Phish and the Grateful Dead, comes to Cincinnati just in time for the release of their 11th album, "it's not us." See them at the Taft Theatre, 317 E. 5th St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 12-13 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30-$35. For more information, call 513-232-6220 or visit www.tafttheatre.org.

Cincinnati Golf Show

A way for golfing fanatics to keep in touch with their game while the courses lie dormant for the winter. Find deals on clothing and equipment and get expert tips on how to improve your own game as well as info on the best courses near and far. Check it out at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St., Cincinnati, on Jan. 12-14. Show hours are 5-9:30 p.m., Friday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Sunday. Admission is $10 (save $3 by purchasing your ticket at Kroger). Children 12 and younger are admitted free. For more information, visit www.cincinnatigolfshow.com.

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Cincinnati Travel, Sports and Boat Show

Anything you ever wanted to know about starting a camping tradition in one place. Browse the various boats, campers, ATVs, kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, and fishing gear while learning about such outdoor recreational activities as zip lining, spelunking, backpacking, rock climbing, and more. Check it out at the Duke Energy Convention Center, 525 Elm St. in Cincinnati on Jan. 12-21. Hours are 5-9:30 p.m., Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10. Children 12 and younger get in free. For hours and more info, call (513) 797-7900 or visit www.cincinnatiboatshow.com.

Barrel Aged Beer Bash

This craft beer festival specializes in beers aged in barrels previously used for wine and whiskey. There will be more than 80 types of barrel-aged beers from cellars across the country. Check it out at Jungle Jim's International Market, 5440 E. Dixie Highway, Fairfield, on Jan. 13 from 7-9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 (general) and $15 (designated driver). For more information, call (513) 674-6055 or visit www.junglejims.com.

Wizbang! Cabaret Circus

This show combines live cabaret performers and professional misbehavers with world-champion jugglers, acrobats, musicians, and sideshow acts. This is an adults-only show. Check it out at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, on Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$30. For more information, call 513-863-8873 or visit www.fittoncenter.org.

“Steam”

STEM + Art = "Steam." This artistic exhibition will focus on issues and discoveries in science, engineering, technology, and math. The exhibition will include prints, a recycled environmental installation, metal sculptures, large-scale charcoal drawings and suspended porcelain. Check it out at the Fitton Center for Creative Arts, 101 S. Monument Ave., Hamilton, on Jan. 13-March 9. For tickets, hours, and other information, call 513-863-8873 or visit www.fittoncenter.org.

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