March 6, 5:30-7:30. Add some Hamlet to your Happy Hour at the concert:nova and Catacoustic Consort joint fundraiser. The newly renovated Carnegie Center of Columbia Tusculum will host Shake It Up!, a cocktail party featuring a specially brewed Beer for the Bard and performances of music based on Shakespeare’s plays by members of both Catacoustic and concert:nova. Music lovers and Shakespeare lovers alike will enjoy appetizers and Shakespearean costumes provided by the Cincinnati Shakespeare Company. Proceeds will go toward the upcoming collaboration concert that all three groups will be participating in. 3738 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45226. Tickets $60/$35 YP rate, available at the door or at http://cnshakeitup.eventbrite.
com/. For more details, go to http://www.facebook.com/ events/133170653520511/