Past Events

We’ve been presenting at and creating events all over the region. Check out what we’ve done in the below. These are past events that appeared on our events page.

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  • Women, Wildflowers and Wurmples
    • Saturday, 18 May 2019, 10:30 – 11:30 am
    • Cincinnati Nature Center, 4949 Tealtown Rd, Milford, Ohio 45150
    • Our ever-impressive and entertaining Chelsie is combining her favorite things for our delightful partner Super Heroines, Etc. Cincinnati Chapter: women’s history, flowers, and Pokemon. Don’t miss this unique, engaging, and insightful event. Join Superheroes, Etc for a walk at the Cincinnati Nature Center. Join us on May 18th at 10:30 am where we will enjoy the Spring weather, collecting Pokemon and identifying local flora and fauna, in addition to enjoying one another’s company. Ending our walk with a discussion, we will cover some of the important naturalists who were critical to developing our focus on conservation in Cincinnati. Strap on those hiking shoes and join us! All ability levels are welcome. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes and shoes that can get muddy and are good for walking.
    • Admission to the Cincinnati Nature Center charged
  • Stand-Up History
    • Tuesday, 16 April 2019, 7-9 pm
    • Japp’s Since 1879, 1134 Main St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
    • Who knows what oddities lurk in the recesses of Queen City history? Discover the secrets of our past while enjoying a delicious beverage as a (very) miscellaneous troupe of local history buffs dish the authentic scoop!
    • Here is the line-up so far:
      • Chelsie Hoskins & Sean Andres – “Tales from the Beer Baronesses”
      • Greg Hand – “The Day Adolph Drach’s Saloon Exploded”
      • Anne Delano Steinert – “Loueen Pattee and Mary Louise MacMillan: Finding Two New Women.”
      • Kevin Grace – “I Die, Horatio! James Murdoch, Cincinnati’s Extraordinary Elocutionist”
      • Dann Woellert – “Carl Freigau: Pig Portaitist”
      • Molly Wellmann – “Cora Dow”
    • You won’t want to miss this extravaganza!
    • No admission charge & open to the public.
  • Drink Two for the Beer Baronesses of Cincinnati!
    • Wednesday, 27 March 2019, 7-9 pm
    • Fibonacci Brewing, 1445 Compton Rd, Cincinnati OH 45231
    • Sure, the beer barons of old have been restored through local resurgence of history and beer. But the beer baronesses of old have been left behind in the ruins of the Mohawk Brewery. Queens of Queen City will be hosting a lecture/discussion on women in Cincinnati’s brewing history, starring Barbara Oeh Moerlein, Lena Jung Sohn, Marianne Eichenlaub Kauffman, Blanche Beekman, Louisa Brueck, bootleggers, and … Nellie Taft?! That’s right! The first lady!
    • This event is free and open to the public, but you can tip or buy us drinks!
  • Between the Lines: Rediscovering the Beer Baronesses of Cincinnati
    • Saturday, 02 March 2019, 12-5 pm
    • Bockfest Hall, 1619 Moore St, Cincinnati 45202
    • We’re debuting this special 15-minute lecture at Bockfest “Beer and Bygone Days” in the afternoon. It’s about two of the women we’ve been pulling from between the lines of history books: Lena Jung Sohn and Marianne Eichenlaub Kauffman. You won’t want to miss this.
    • This event is free.
    • See the schedule and more info at Facebook.
  • Super Heroines Etc. 2nd Annual Galentine’s Day
    • Wednesday, 13 February 2018, 7-10 pm
    • Butcher & Barrel, 700 Race Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202
    • “February 14th, Valentine’s Day, is about romance, but February 13th, Galentine’s Day, is about celebrating lady friends. It’s wonderful, and it should be a national holiday” – Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation
    • Join Super Heroines, Etc. for a celebration of ladies! Enjoy an evening of friendship, appetizers, door prizes, and silent auction all while supporting our mission to empower women to embrace their inner nerd.
    • Queens of Queen City is donating a basket themed around Cincinnati women, from history and modernity. Activities at the Queens of Queen City table include:
      • Who’s Your Queen of the Queen City Spirit Guide Quiz
      • Discover Your Own Pixellance, an activity based on the life of the brilliant Cincinnatian Lillian F. Schwartz… winner gets a prize!
      • Matching game
      • Found poetry
      • Q&A
  • Other activities include:
    • Know Ya Boo – How well do you know your bestie?
      • Galentine’s Day Postcard Writing
      • Make your own friendship bracelets
      • Leslie Knope-Inspired MASH (yes, the fantastic game from your childhood!)
      • Photobooth
      • Scrapbooking the night’s activities
    • Included in your ticket price are heavy appetizers and access to all the activities. Cash bar.
    • Tickets are $30 per person
    • RSVP, share, and purchase tickets at Facebook or Eventbrite.
  • The Thompson Sisters: An Ode to Black Women presented by S. E. Andres of Queens of Queen City
    • Tuesday, 22 January 2019, 6 pm – 9 pm
    • The Rook OTR, 1115 Vine St, Cincinnati 45202
    • Priscilla Jane and Clara Ann Thompson were daughters of two runaway slaves who made their way to the safety of an abolitionist in Rossmoyne, a suburb of Cincinnati. These sisters sought to strengthen the community and change the country with their powerful words. Learn how these two talents brought lessons of slavery to influence the Harlem Renaissance and civil rights from Cincinnati.
    • This event is free, unless you’re buying food and drink from The Rook.
    • Find out more about the event on Facebook.
  • “Dusting Off Tombs and Tomes: The Queens of Queen City” (Nerd Nite Cincinnati)
    • Tuesday, 12 June 2018, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • The Rook OTR, 1115 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202
    • As part of the recently launched project called Queens of Queen City, S.E. Andres and Chelsie Hoskins have been uncovering lost and hidden history of Cincinnati’s women. This has led them to involvement in exciting local and international projects. They’ve been taken on adventures of literally digging for graves and dusting off untouched documents in the attic of Mac-A-Cheek Castle that unravel lives.
    • Nerd Nite is a monthly meeting where nerds of various sorts share knowledge over drinks in the form of 15-20 min presentations! (Usually 3 a Nite.) Topics cover a huge range: music and mathematics, an inside look at Disneyland’s off-limits areas, the history of pets through the ages, math in Futurama, toy advertising and gender, etc etc etc.
    • This event is free to attend.
    • The Rook OTR has delicious food and drink available for purchase.
    • Must be 21+
  • Sarah_PiattWhat Makes a Poet Great?  Sarah Piatt’s Rediscovery as the Nineteenth-Century’s Lost Voice
    • Sunday, 15 April 2018, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Harriet Beecher Stowe House, 2950 Gilbert Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45206
    • Presented by Professor Elizabeth Renker, Ohio State University
    • An introduction to Piatt, why people haven’t heard of her, how she was “found” again in the 1990s, and how she has since become one of the great poets entering curricula and literary history.
    • This event is free to attend. Suggested donations are $5.
    • All are welcome to attend.
  • SHE in the Pub Cincinnati: The Winding Road of a Pioneering Artist
    • 28 August 2017, 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m., Streetside Brewery
    • Presented by S.E. Andres of Queens of Queen City
    • The life of Lillian F. Schwartz is remarkable. From surviving polio and anti-Semitism to serving as a nurse in WWII, the Cincinnati native taught herself art, then applied it to a burgeoning technology in the 70s: computers. Her work would pioneer computer animation, winning an Oscar and an Emmy, and inspire a whole new world (but without the credit).
    • This event is free to attend.
    • All are welcome to attend. Must be 18+ or have a parent or legal guardian to attend.**Streetside Brewery’s kitchen will not be open, but you are welcome to bring food in. Also, a number of restaurants are close by and will deliver, including Taglio, Tusculum Grille and Buz Restaurant.
People were too enthralled to take photos, so I have none.
On 29 August 2017, S.E. Andres presented on Cincinnati native Lillian F. Schwartz at Super Heroines in the Pub with acclaim for both presenter and subject.
  • Salon at Mac-O-Chee
    • 12 August 2017, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    • S.E. Andres will be presenting Cincinnati-focused material at the Second Salon at Mac-O-Chee, featuring new research and initiatives on the Piatt collection at the Ohio State University and readings of Sarah Piatt’s poems.
    • This event is free and open to the public.
I've got an creeper looking over my shoulder.
S.E. Andres presented on 12 Aug 2017 at Piatt Castles for the Second Salon, to present on new Cincinnati-based research.