Oberlin College and Conservatory

Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex

Photo by Yevhen Gulenko

The Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse is a student-run performance and meeting space at Oberlin. As the college’s only exclusively free venue, the Cat provides a relaxed and friendly environment for student groups and traveling artists alike. Home to the famous Cat Cookies, it offers a space for live jazz, folk, and popular music, spoken word, theater, dance, slam poetry, workshops, community events, and student activism meetings.

Come hang out, check out our radical zine library, enjoy a delicious cookie, and see a free show.

180 West Lorain Street, Oberlin, OH 44074



Upcoming Events

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Watch the webcast – streamed live at concert time. A senior recital presented by Abraham Gold, jazz piano from the Cat in the Cream. --- Conservatory...

12/10 4:30pm
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OSLAM & Musikos Collective Present "To Be Young, Gifted and Black" Exploring the contradictions of Black excellence through live music and...

12/10 8pm
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The International Student Organization Board is organizing an event to celebrate the end of the semester! Come talk to us about suggestions for next year's...

12/11 6pm

Recent Events

Winter Swing Dance


Bossa Nova Night!


Recent Activity

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Cat in the Cream Coffeehouse, Hales Annex posted a photo 3/7/2019

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