Performing and visual arts events worth seeking out in Cincinnati this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Cincinnati this week, from an info session for the upcoming light and art festival to a Bollywood dance competition.

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BLINK Parade Info Session at Art Academy of Cincinnati

Want to participate in the BLINK parade? Stop by the Art Academy of Cincinnati this Tuesday to learn more about the four-day art and light festival. The event, which will take place in October, will feature urban artscapes, large-scale projections and interactive exhibits. 

When: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 5:30-7 p.m.
Where: Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson St.
Price: Free
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Open House at Art Academy of Cincinnati

Hoping to pursue your artistic craft? The Art Academy of Cincinnati is also hosting an open house for potential students this Saturday. The showcase will offer campus tours and free portfolio reviews with current faculty members and staff. Lunch will also be provided by LaRosa's Pizza.  

When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Where: Art Academy of Cincinnati, 1212 Jackson St.
Price: Free
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Midwest Dhamaka at School for Creative and Performing Arts

Stop by the School for Creative and Performing Arts for the eighth annual Bollywood-fusion dance competition, in which eight national collegiate Bollywood dance teams will be competing. The event aims to promote diversity, inclusion and an appreciation for South Asian culture. 

When: Saturday, Feb. 16, 6-9 p.m.
Where: School for Creative and Performing Arts, 108 W. Central Pkwy
Price: $19.99
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