Entertainment

  Kings Island opens for season Saturday: What you need to know before you go

Season passholders still have to make reservations before going to Soak City

Skyline Chili named a top 10 regional fast food chain by USA Today readers

Cincinnati Auto Expo returns to Duke Energy Center

  WATCH: Bob Ross plush toys test ride Orion at Kings Island

Krohn Conservatory reopening to public with Butterflies of Bali

No masks required outside at Kings Island

Dave Matthews Band announces new date for Riverbend concert

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Belterra Park Announces return of live racing

Tiger cubs make debut at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

  New movie playing at Cincinnati Museum Center’s Omnimax

  Summerfair returns to Coney Island in June

Cincinnati Playhouse announces new events for spring

Cincinnati Zoo offering special playlist to enjoy their colorful blooms

Former Alabama Shakes drummer arrested

Steven Johnson is the former drummer of the Grammy winning band, Alabama Shakes,

  New reality fashion show ‘The Collective’ launches out of Cincinnati

Part of the project includes following the journey of local Cincinnati area models who have been paired with the designers.

Cincinnati’s adults-only swimming pool to open in April

The pool officially opened in June 2020.

Mayor Cranley proposes $1M for return of BLINK in 2022

On Wednesday, Mayor John Cranley proposed $1 million for BLINK to return in 2022 and for outdoor performances to resume.

  Garth Brooks reschedules sold out Cincinnati concert

Cincinnati City Council votes to rename street after Pat Barry

  Restaurant owners gear up for St. Patrick’s Day

  Cincinnati Museum Center launches reimagine campaign to add new exhibits

2 Cincinnatians win Grammy awards for their contributions to songs sung by top artists

Patrons now allowed to eat, drink, smoke while playing slots at Hollywood Casino

Experience ‘Ice World’ at Warren County Fairgrounds next weekend

For one weekend only, Warren County Fairgrounds will be home to “Ice World.”

UFO sighting? Baker Mayfield sees ‘very bright ball of light’ fall out of sky

Did you see ball of light in the sky on Wednesday night?

  Opry live stream to raise money to support people suffering from storms, pandemic

Country artists Chris Janson, Travis Tritt and Hailey Whitters will perform during the live broadcast, hosted by Bobby Bones.

Prosecutors drop drunken driving charge against Springsteen

Springsteen pleaded guilty to consuming alcohol in a closed area.

Grammy-winning duo Daft Punk break up after 28 years

The helmet-wearing French duo shared the news Monday in an 8-minute video called “Epilogue.”

Former FOX19 weatherman, local DJ Pat Barry dies at 69

Barry was hired by FOX19 in 1995 and worked as the first weather anchor and later co-host for the new “19 in the Morning” news.

Parton says no (for now) to statue at Tennessee Capitol

The Tennessee legislature was considering a bill to put a statue of Dolly Parton on state Capitol grounds.

Hundreds pay respects to actor Cicely Tyson at her viewing

Hundreds of admirers of the pioneering Black actor lined up outside Harlem’s famed Abyssinian Baptist Church on Monday.

Taylor Swift has finished redoing sophomore album ‘Fearless’

Taylor Swift will release a new version of her song “Love Story” from “Fearless” on Thursday at midnight, just in time for Valentine’s Day weekend.

Jay-Z, Foo Fighters and The Go-Go’s nominated for Rock Hall

Artists are eligible for a nomination 25 years after the release of their first official recording.

‘I’m very comfortable being gay’: TJ Osborne of Brothers Osborne comes out

With the article, he becomes the only openly gay artist signed to a major country label, according to Time.

Reds, World Series champ Eric Davis team up to get more kids playing baseball, softball

The Reds will work to connect you with recreational teams in your neighborhood.

Cincinnati among best cities to make a movie

The list ranks Greater Cincinnati as 13th in the country among big cities for best locations for film producers to make movies.

Cincinnati Zoo offers online horticulture classes to help with spring gardening

The classes start on Feb. 3, but there is still plenty of time to sign up.

Cincinnati Pride cancels in-person parade, festival

It was originally scheduled for June 26.

2 endangered tiger cubs born at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

The zoo wants your help naming the cubs!

  Cincinnati Art Museum’s Art After Dark hosting an at-home version this Friday.

The event runs from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Fountain Square ice rink to remain open through February

Organizers said the season may continue to be extended based on weather and attendance levels.

  Summerfair Cincinnati announces Emerging Artists winners

In addition to cash prizes, there was a special scholarship award given out.

Cincinnati among best cities to make a movie

The list ranks Greater Cincinnati as 13th in the country among big cities for best locations for film producers to make movies.

Cincinnati Opera announces first all-digital winter festival

It will feature three, free streamed programs premiering in February and March

St. Ursula grad, ‘Project Runway’ alum is Taft Museum’s 2021 Duncanson artist-in-residence

Couture designer Asha Ama Bias-Daniels will lead public programs, teach workshops, and visit schools across Greater Cincinnati for two weeks in April

Tony Award-winning choreographer Bob Avian dies at 83

Bob Avian died Thursday of cardiac arrest at Holy Cross Hospital in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

  Fiona is about to turn 4: Here are some of our favorite moments

Fiona the hippo turns 4-years-old Sunday.

Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati wins big at BroadwayWorld Awards

The Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati took home quite a few wins recently at the BroadwayWorld Awards.

Broadway in Cincinnati could return to Aronoff Center in the fall

In an email to subscribers, Broadway in Cincinnati announced that all shows originally announced for the current season have been rescheduled.

Enjoy discounted Cincinnati Zoo admission for Penguin Days

The Cincinnati Zoo opens daily at 10 a.m.

  Graceland offering virtual tours for guests

Graceland is making it easier for visitors to tour Elvis Presley’s mansion. According to a news release, fans and music lovers from around the world can visit Graceland virtually.

Bunbury postponed due to coronavirus

Festival organizers say they hope it will be safe to hold it later this year

  Kings Island’s giga coaster named best new amusement park attraction

Orion at Kings Island has been named the best new amusement park attraction in the country.

Leslie West, guitarist of rock band Mountain, has died at 75

Leslie West battled with health issues in the past few years.

  Fountain Square adds Winter Wonder Lights to ice skating experience

Fountain Square’s Winter Wonder Lights is open seven nights a week from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. until Jan. 3.

Largest pool obstacle course in US coming to Coney Island in 2021

The Challenge Zone will feature the largest Aquaglide pool obstacle course in the United States, according to Coney Island officials.

Mick Jagger gets some shelter, buying Florida mansion

The real estate firm that sold the home, said Jagger, 77, paid $1.9 million for it in late October.

PNC Festival of Lights voted No. 1 zoo light display in country

The Cincinnati Zoo’s seasonal light display was voted the best in the country in a recent USA Today poll for the third year in a row.

  When to watch Alex Trebek’s last ‘Jeopardy’ episode

Trebek’s last episode will not be shown on Christmas Day as previously reported

Alaska Airlines turns to an 80s tune to talk COVID-19 safety

“At Alaska, we love safety so much, our employees made a music video about it,” said the airline on YouTube.

Pedestrian park, permanent outdoor dining proposed for The Banks

The city also proposes to create a permanent outdoor drinking area at The Banks, so you can take your drinks outside from one bar to the next.

  Justin Bieber, UK health workers team up for charity song

The choir, made up of nurses, doctors and other health care staff, joined the Canadian pop star for a special version of his song “Holy” in a bid to top the Christmas chart.

2021 Findlay Market Opening Day Parade postponed

The Findlay Market Association announced the 2021 Opening Day Parade will be postponed.

Taylor Swift makes donation to Twinsburg food bank after local family uses song in light display

Swift saw the light show after a Twinsburg resident posted her family's display on Twitter.

  Kings Island announces $27M ‘luxury’ campground under construction

Kings Island Camp Cedar is just north of the amusement park near the Kings Mills McDonald's

  Help make Kings Island’s Orion the best new amusement park attraction

Orion currently sits at #2 on the list.

Dent Schoolhouse brings back A Christmas Nightmare this weekend

The Dent Schoolhouse haunted attraction is back!

2021 Coney Island season passes on sale

The season pass provides unlimited admission to Sunlite Water Adventure.

Help the Pink Ribbon Girls during FOX19 NOW day at Christmas Nights of Lights

The park will donate $1 for every car that goes through the display to the Pink Ribbon Girls.

‘The Simpsons’ are on the ‘road to Cincinnati.’ Here’s how you can watch

‘The Simpsons’ are coming to the Queen City Sunday.

Taylor Swift ‘folklore’ concert film coming to Disney+

The concert film will include guest appearances from Jack Antonoff, Aaron Dessner and Bon Iver — acts who all appear on Swift’s “folklore” album.

Scuba Santa returns to Newport Aquarium Friday

Scuba Santa is returning to Newport Aquarium Friday, Nov. 27.

‘Lights Over Gatlinburg’ open at Gatlinburg SkyBridge

Christmas time has arrived in Gatlinburg as lights on the SkyBridge are now twinkling over the mountains.

Map shows Kentucky’s, Ohio’s and Indiana’s favorite horror movie villains

Michael Myers and Jason Voorhees topped the list with 10 states each.

2 Cincinnati theaters canceling upcoming holiday productions

They also announced they will be postponing the re-opening of their mainstage seasons of plays.

Christmas Nights of Lights at Coney Island to kick off Nov. 6

Opening night will get a patriotic salute when a veteran will turn on the display.

Netflix releases trailer for movie filmed in Middletown

The movie will hit the streaming service in late-November.

Family-friendly Halloween activities in the Cincinnati area

Halloween is right around the corner and places throughout the Cincinnati area will be holding festivities from costume contests to drive-through trick-or-treats.

Cincinnati Museum Center turns into ‘Boo!seum’ Saturdays in October

There will be no trick-or-treating because of the pandemic, but there are a variety of events happening throughout the day

  Park for thrill-seekers expands during pandemic with new attraction

Adrenaline junkies have a new paintball park now in the Tri-State.

Cincinnati Zoo & “BOO-tanical” Garden announces dates for HallZooween

It will be a little different this year, but the fun times will go on.