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News from Downtown - 04.22.21

Start your engines! The O’Reilly Auto Parts Cavalcade of Customs returns to the Duke Energy Convention Center this weekend. Go see a wide variety of hot rods, motorcycles, and vintage rides at this year’s event. You can also catch several celebrity appearances over the three-day event, including WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, Sting, designer Chip Foose from TLC’s “Overhaulin” reality series, and legendary star of the original television series “The Incredible Hulk,” Lou Ferrigno. The Cavalcade of Customs runs from 3-10 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, with discount tickets available at O'Reilly Auto Parts. For more event details, click here.

If you know someone looking for employment, FC Cincinnati is holding a job fair at the Duke Energy Convention Center on April 24 to fill more than 1,000 positions in customer service, ticketing, retail, merchandise, food and beverage, security, housekeeping and more at the new TQL Stadium. The job fair will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Benefits for FC Cincinnati event staff includes performance-based bonuses, free parking on workdays, a 10% discount at the team store, and an annual employee appreciation party. Those attending the job fair will also get some FC Cincinnati swag, a chance to win door prizes, and validated parking at the 6th & Elm Street Garage. To register for the job fair, click here.

Watch the FC Cincinnati match this weekend at Rhinegeist Brewery at the Watch Party event on Saturday from 1-4 p.m. The game will be shown on the brewery’s new 13-foot television screen and food specials from OTR Chili will be available. Rhinegeist will be airing every game for FC Cincinnati this season, so enjoy a beer while cheering on our local team.

Head down to Yeatman’s Cove at the P&G Pavilion this evening for live music from the NKU Philharmonic Orchestra and NKU choirs. The performance, “One Voice,” will feature the music of John Williams, The Wailin’ Jenny’s, and more. Two of the musicians include student-artists and winners of the 2021 NKU Philharmonic Concerto Competition, Maddie Pittman on violin and James Tober on clarinet. Audience members are asked to wear masks and socially distance during the concert. Catch the performance tonight from 6-8 p.m.

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is performing a tribute to Mozart this weekend at Music Hall. The program includes two performances, including “Portal to Romanticism,” featuring Louie Langree conducting Symphony No.25 in G Minor, Bassoon Concerto in B-Flat Major, and Symphony No. 40 in G Minor, as well as “New Hope,” which includes a performance of the Overture to The Magic Flute and other selections. “Portal to Romanticism” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday. “New Crowned Hope” will be performed at 2 p.m. Saturday and 7:30 p.m. Sunday. For more details about these in-person events, click here.

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