Schedule of Salons

2014 Sunday Salon Series

In Our Own Back Yard: Human Trafficking Today

Sr. Joan Krimm, Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

Hosted by Sheila and Philip Cohen, Hyde Park

Rescheduled for March 30, 2014    2-4:30p.m.    $65  Limited to 30

Human trafficking, second only to drug trafficking among the world’s largest businesses, claims many victims, principally women and children who are trafficked for sex and labor.  Who are the victims?  How are they ensnared?  What are the red flags that might alert us to this problem?  Sr. Joan shares where Ohio stands on this issue, as well at statistics for the United States and the world, and helps us answer the question, “What can we do?”

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and sweets, complemented by wine, beer and assorted beverages, in the Cohen’s gracious 1903 brick home with a unique, open interior plan.


SOLD OUT – From Greek Mythology to The Joy of Cooking

Owen Findsen, Art Critic and Artist

Hosted by Aaron Betsky and Peter Haberkorn, Clifton

March 23, 2014    4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  $65  Limited to 25

Owen Findsen is a writer, painter and historian.   He studied painting with Paul Chidlaw and for 36 years, was the Cincinnati Enquirer’s art critic and features writer.  He has a wide range of interests that he likes to weave together into stories.  These tales come from books, memoirs, and his experiences.  They include Cincinnati history, Cincinnati art, the Art Museum, the Taft Museum, Cincinnati artists, patrons and others.  He says he talks the way he writes and the way he paints.: with a plan an purpose in mind, but improvising along the way.  This salon is guaranteed to be a most intriguing afternoon with an extremely interesting Cincinnati.

The Carl Strauss-designed mid-century modern home of Art Museum Director Aaron Betsky and Peter Haberkorn contains a contemporary art collection highlighting Dutch design, including Haberkorn’s work.   You”ll enjoy light bites, wines and beers.


SOLD OUT – Who Are Those Guys? Finding Out Who’s Who on Union Terminal’s Industrial Murals

Cliff Radel, Columnist, The Cincinnati Enquirer

Hosted by Jinny and John Berten, East Walnut Hills

March 30, 2014    2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.  $65  Limited to 25

For 80 years, the 35 workers depicted on the industrial mosaic murals created for Cincinnati’s Union Terminal have labored in anonymity.  It’s about tie everyone knows who they are.  The Cincinnati Enquirer’s Cliff Radel put months and months of research into uncovering their identities.  In the end, his detective work revealed the workers’ names but also the genius behind the murals’ creation and the reason for keeping these men nameless.

You’ll enjoy hors d’oeuvres, desserts, and beverages, along with a spectacular river view, from the Berten’s Edgecliff Point condominium.


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