Have a chance to get off campus this week? Check out the nightlife and events happening in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.
Salsa on the Square
Aug. 30, 7-10 p.m.
Fountain Square, Fifth and Vine Streets, Cincinnati
Latin bands play music for guests to moving. Instructors are on hand to show off steps. A variety of food and beverages are nearby and there’s also an afterparty at Bootsy’s, also downtown.
More info: www.myfountainsquare.com
KISS and Motley Crue
Aug. 31, doors at 5:30 p.m.
Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati
The classic rock bands take the stage this weekend to rock Northern Kentucky fans. Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley and co. claim to be taking a break from the road after this run, so the time to see them would be now.
Price: $45-$175 depending on seat preference
More info: www.ticketmaster.com
Rocky Horror Picture Show
Sept. 1, 11:55 p.m.
Esquire 6 Theater, 320 Ludlow Ave., Cincinnati
The Rocky Horror Picture Show is an audience participation film. The cast performs in conjunction with the film which means whatever you see on the screen is what you’ll see on stage. Must be 17 or older.
Price: $9.50; $6.75 students
More info: www.rhps.net
Riverfest Party on the Levee Plaza/WEBN Fireworks
Sept. 2, 6-11 p.m.
Newport on the Levee, 1 Levee Way, Newport, Ky.
Watch the WEBN Fireworks along the river with live music, dining and free parking with two ticket purchases. Ticket includes access to the party tent located on the plaza in front of the aquarium and live music, dinner-by-the-bite and two drink tickets.
Price: $100 per person (fireworks seating along river is first come first served)
More info/tickets: www.newportonthelevee.com/events/details.aspx?id=1070