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The Dining Guide: Northern Comfort

· Oct 15, 2014 10:10 am

This year, the Dining Guide takes a look at the past, present, future and vegetarian leanings of comfort food in the Queen City. ...

Ben Frost

Sunday • Contemporary Arts Center

· Oct 15, 2014 09:43 am

You can count on the Contemporary Arts Center’s Performance Series to bring in the best cutting-edge musicians right when their latest albums are accumulating Best of the Year accolades. ...

Richard Thompson with Amanda Shires

Saturday • Dave Finkelman Auditorium (Miami University Middletown)

· Oct 15, 2014 09:32 am

Richard Thompson has been playing guitar since our current president was in diapers. For the mathematically challenged, that’s more than five decades, a career in which the English-born Thomps ...

Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 8-15

· Oct 15, 2014 08:29 am

Take, for example, the issue of climate change, which shouldn’t be such a murky pit of idiocy and back-and-forth amongst people who haven’t learned anything about anything in years. ...

The Color of Ebola?

· Oct 15, 2014 08:45 am

Ebola is the sad repeat of what happened with the outbreak of AIDS nearly 30 years ago: The Western world watched while poor, untreated black Africans died, usually alone and shamed by the social stigmas associated with the trifling nature of the disease. ...

Four Runs, No Hits, No Errors

Cory Branan turns his diverse musical taste into the schizophonic Americana bash of The No-Hit Wonder

· Oct 15, 2014 09:05 am

Cory Branan has a way with words but there’s one that sticks in his throat: compromise.
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Foodie Meets Family

Cincinnati chefs prepare family-friendly dishes for the de Cavel Family SIDS Foundation brunch

· Oct 15, 2014 11:50 am

The words “kid-friendly” and “foodie” are seldom spoken in the same breath. That is, unless you are speaking with Jean-Robert and Annette de Cavel, founders of the de Cavel Family SIDS Foundation and hosts of the foundation’s annual Friends and Family Brunch at the Midwest Culinary Institute.  ...

A Poet (and an Actor) Explore the Nature of War: You See?

· Oct 15, 2014 12:14 am

Bruce Cromer’s performance as The Poet in An Iliad is no easy task. He’s playing a world-weary soul, sick of repeating tales of devastation and death. ...

Four Runs, No Hits, No Errors

Cory Branan turns his diverse musical taste into the schizophonic Americana bash of The No-Hit Wonder

· Oct 15, 2014 09:05 am

Cory Branan has a way with words but there’s one that sticks in his throat: compromise.
...

True Believers

Charlie Winburn and Cecil Thomas perform political acrobatics in their fight for state Senate

· Oct 15, 2014 08:07 am

Though this year’s election season is marked by some pretty uninspiring races, there’s at least one intriguing undecided contest.
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Valley of the Sun Tour Diary: A Guide to Packing/Overpacking

· Oct 20, 2014 11:51 am

Remember in my first blog when I said I was worried that I had over packed? Guess what? I over packed.  I’ve been on tour for a week now and these are a few things I’ve learned so far, in no particular order. Hopefully they help you the next time a Rock band drags you across...

Music Tonight: JEFF the Brotherhood and More

· Oct 20, 2014 10:07 am

Two of the leading lights from Nashville’s exploding underground Rock scene, JEFF the Brotherhood and Diarrhea Planet, perform tonight at Northside Tavern. Admission is $10 and the show starts at 9 p.m. Locals Gazer and See You in the Funnies open.JEFF the Brotherhood recently released a covers...

Morning News and Stuff

Music Hall renovations may get a $25 million boost; Area principal may be packing a gun soon; Dem women in the Senate rally around Grimes

· Oct 20, 2014 08:49 am

Hello Cincy! Here’s what’s going on this morning.Though you won’t find a way to help shore up the building on the ballot in November, efforts to fund renovations of Music Hall may get a big boost soon. Advocates for the Cincinnati landmark have applied for $25 million through the Ohio...

The Palace's Chef Joe West Wins CityBeat's Iron Fork

While attendees ate and drank at Moerlein's brewery space

· Oct 17, 2014 05:28 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 15, kicked off CityBeat’s maiden voyage for Iron Fork Cincinnati, a Iron Chef-esque cooking competition complete with famous chefs from around the city, closed-circuit television and, of course, plenty of food and drink to keep the attendees happy and buzzed.The...

New Art World Documentary has Strong Cincinnati Connection

· Oct 17, 2014 02:40 pm

Next Friday, the documentary Art and Craft is opening at the Mariemont Theater. It's the story of an art forger, Mark Landis, who gave his work away to museums and colleges. He was exposed by Matthew Leininger, before the latter became a Cincinnati Art Museum registrar. While in Cincinnati, in...

Your Weekend To Do List: 10/17-10/19

· Oct 17, 2014 02:08 pm

A little bit of this and a little bit of that. Cincy Shakes gets a little spooky with a stage adaptation of The Birds. Sherman Fracher channels Tippi Hedren. Fort Thomas' Village Players tackle Sam Raimi's cult classic, Evil Dead, but in musical form and sans Bruce...

Music This Weekend: Wussy, Cory Branan, Ben Frost and More

· Oct 17, 2014 10:26 am

Cincinnati greats Wussy continue to surge into the national spotlight, playing sold-out shows across the country and continuing to garner glowing press for their spectacular Attica! album. The band also recently posted several photos of the members filming...

Two FotoFocus Shows Not to Miss

· Oct 17, 2014 10:24 am

Hard to believe, but we’re halfway through October, the main month of the FotoFocus Biennial. (Some FotoFocus-related shows run longer.) So this weekend is really a great time to get out and see some of the shows — fotofocusbiennial.org has a full list. Find CityBeat's full...

 

True Believers

Charlie Winburn and Cecil Thomas perform political acrobatics in their fight for state Senate

· Oct 15, 2014 08:07 am

Though this year’s election season is marked by some pretty uninspiring races, there’s at least one intriguing undecided contest.
...

Worst Week Ever!: Oct. 8-15

· Oct 15, 2014 08:29 am

Take, for example, the issue of climate change, which shouldn’t be such a murky pit of idiocy and back-and-forth amongst people who haven’t learned anything about anything in years. ...

Some People Call Him Maurice

Singer/songwriter Maurice Mattei details the pompatus of loss on Celebrity Issue

· Oct 15, 2014 09:48 am

After 21 albums and countless gigs, Mattei remains fresh and engaged in the process.
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Phratry Records Celebrates 10 Years of Indie Label Greatness

Plus, Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Americana artists and CCM grads swing with Gaga and Bennett

· Oct 15, 2014 09:52 am

Local independent label Phratry Records celebrates its 10th anniversary with a jam-packed two-night showcase at the Southgate House Revival. Plus, Northern Kentucky's Neltner’s Farm Fall Festival showcases local Roots acts and several CCM grads have been busy backing Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett during promo rounds for their new album.
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Creatives in Clifton

Performing arts flourish in unique Gaslight District venues

· Oct 15, 2014 11:56 am

On a recent Wednesday in September, the crowd in the foyer of the Clifton Cultural Arts Center (CCAC) ate, drank and talked quietly as the New Horizons Orchestra performed “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and the sun set through stained glass windows.
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‘Orange Is the New Black’ Star Debuts Trans Doc

· Oct 15, 2014 01:25 pm

Actress Laverne Cox has brought the conversation about transgender rights to the mainstream.
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