Festival of Words

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We read to know we’re not alone.
— Shadowlands (1993)

concert:nova starts their 13th season with this 3-event weekend exploring words, their power, and how they shape our lives + world.  There’s something for everyone, whether enjoying Ferdinand the Bull with the kids; commiserating with National Poetry winner Jon Sands about parenthood, vulnerability, and your evolving identity during the seasons of life; or exploring your own narratives with Bespoken.

Single tickets go on sale October 1,
but we recommend getting your VIP Pass!

$199 through Oct 1, $239 after Oct 1.

Ferdinand the Bull
October 26 | 12:45pm Great for families!
Books by the Banks, Cincinnati’s Regional Book Festival is Downtown at Duke Energy Center

concert:nova and 90.9 WGUC invite you to attend Ferdinand the Bull by Alan Ridout for violin + speaker. Narrator Naomi Lewin, host of Classics for Kids
FREE

Bespoken
October 27 | 3 pm
Bespoken Live: 708 Walnut Street Cincinnati OH 45202

Storytelling with Bespoken - Storytelling with Contagious Hope
Single Tickets $15

It’s Not Magic
October 27 | 7 pm
First Lutheran Church: 1208 Race Street Cincinnati OH 45202

National Poetry Winner Jon Sands performs poetry from his book, It’s Not Magic
Cellist Ted Nelson, Pianist Julie Spangler and Percussionist Patrick Schleker
Single Tickets $15


Books by the Banks 2019
Check out the region’s largest book festival. October 26 at Duke Energy Center. https://booksbythebanks.org/

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